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Corporal Lemon Harvey

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, December 15, 1981

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Reflections for Corporal Lemon Harvey

I was a 5 or 6 when this happened. I do remember the coverage it wouldn't be until I was a teen to be introduced to his daughter which I didn't know it was his daughter until 30years later. We will never know your influence that you would have had.

James Marion

May 1, 2019

Rest in peace brother. Those responsible will face their judgment.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

December 15, 2017

The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

March 13, 2016

Officer Harvey,

Your act of heroism will never gone unnoticed 35 years later - God Bless Your Soul.

Anonymous
Arizona

December 15, 2015

In continued honor of your ultimate sacrifice and service to Hillsborough County. A team was created in your honor for The 2015 Sheriff David Gee's Sporting Clay's Shoot Out (team 4 The Hero's). We thank you for your service to this community. We will never forget you.

Deputy A.Anderson
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

November 25, 2015

I am just learning of Lemon's passing. My sincere regards to his family. Lemon and I were math majors at FAMU. He was a top math student. Brilliant. He was the think tank type. I am surprised to find out that he was in law enforcement. Lemon was my friend. He was humorous. He was kind and enjoy being around everybody. We had a great time on The Hill. God bless his family and lemon.....RIP.

Charles Madison

May 4, 2015

In honor of your ultimate sacrifice, heroism and service, your name was placed on the registry of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Youth Ranch Run. A cadet humbly ran the race in your honor. We thank you for your service to this community. We will never forget you.

Deputy A. Anderson
Hillsborough County Sheriff

September 22, 2014

I pray for you every night! I was a Hillsborough deputy too and shot Jorge bello Garcia in the face/head. He already murdered his wife and was headed to kill firefighters that night! God bless the men and women in uniform. Police and/or firefighters! ;-)

deputy malachi McCoy
Hillsborough county s.o. pid 4615

January 19, 2013

We will never forget the heroes who gave their all for us, and you sir are a hero. Continue to rest in peace Corporal Harvey.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

December 15, 2012

Rest in Peace, Corporal Harvey. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 13, 2012

Continue to rest in peace Corporal Harvey, we will never forget the sacrifice you made for all of us.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

Deb

December 15, 2011

Cory and Lisa,

My prayers are with you and the rest of your family. My mother knew your father she worked for HCSO as well. I hate for our connection to based on two tragedies connected in twisted fate, but I am sure you will continue to honor your father as will I. Sending you years of prayers and hugs.


Ronnee H. Pinder
Daughter of HSCO Sgt. Ron Harrison EOW 8.15.07

August 15, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 29th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.


I pray for the solace of all those who love and remember you for both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

December 15, 2010

To the Harvey family, we have not forgotten your hero... My prayers are with you on another EOW for your loved one.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

Anonymous

December 15, 2010

I didn't know you Deputy Corporal Harvey, but, I can sense in the statements of your kids, Cory and Lisa, that you were and still are definitely someone very special....a great man and greater father. My guess is that you were a darn good cop too! Thank you for all you did...for your sacrifice. We will continue to carry the torch you handed to us.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH

Sgt. Byron K. Lee
Gwinnett County Police, Ga.

April 7, 2009

Cpl. Harvey,
On today, the 27th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hillsborough County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

December 15, 2008

We stand with you Bro! RIP

Inspector Mason
Federal Protective Service

June 2, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

vandenberghe
manchester, nh

December 8, 2007

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

October 2, 2007

Valiant Hero know this,
For 8 years you served, protected, and vanguished evil.
You touched peoples lives and you saved lives.
You made a difference and now you serve again and walk a different beat with the Lord at your side.
You are gone from this earth but you are not forgotten, you live on and are immortal through your children.
Rest easy Hero.

Retired Police Officer.

August 15, 2007

FIRST OFF I WOULD LIKE TO SAY WOW AND THANKYOU TO EVERYONE THAT HAS LEFT A REFLECTION MESSAGE ON THIS SITE.
I AM CURRENTLY A COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER FOR THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE FOR THE PAST 5 YEARS FOLLOWING IN MY FATHERS FOOTSTEPS.

DAD I LOVE YOU AND WILL CONTINUE TO HOLD MY HEAD HIGH IN YOUR MEMORY (WIND AT MY BACK AND A PRAYER IN MY MOUTH)!!!

Cory L. Harvey
The son of a GREAT MAN

January 29, 2007

........ Rest in peace Brother.

Senior Officer D. W. Reichhardt
Waverly PD, Va.

December 15, 2006

Twenty-five years later, you are still remembered and honored.

Joanie
Mother, daughter, sister, and granddau. of LEO's

December 10, 2006

While we did not know you, we are truly grateful for your dedication, mourning your death; never forgetting your sacrifice! Not to worry, dear friend, your brothers and sisters in blue will carry on your watch for you ~ may you rest in eternal peace.

Daniel & LaWanda Ross
Citizens/Iowa

November 15, 2006

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