Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer George Dawson

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, February 25, 1994

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Reflections for Police Officer George Dawson

Today you are heavily on my mind. I miss you dearly. Mom, Ariel and I were talking about you on yesterday. We were talking about the love that I have for our mother and Mom said you had that same type of love. You will be so proud we finally got a chance to reintroduce myself to your son Johnathan after 24 years he felt it was time for him to reach out to us (your side of the family) what a blessing that was. R.I.P. brother all is well now. Missing you and dad like crazy. Feeling sad right now.

Betty Anthony
Your baby sister

October 22, 2017

RIP. George it's been a long time since we rode motors together see you on the other side.

Old Motor man. J Hacker
APD

June 1, 2016

RIP Dawson..

Ofc A Jackson (Retired)
Atlanta P. D.

December 22, 2015

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Detective Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

March 24, 2013

Thank you all for your prayers and kind words, they touch my heart as my fathers birthday approaches, i can help but to wish he was here to share life experience. I pray my life at least has much of an impact as his did

Geoffery Dawson
son

July 21, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 18th 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 solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. .

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 25, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Dawson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 17, 2012

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

February 19, 2008

"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

December 23, 2007

George,

I didn't know you well, while at APD. We talked briefly after court few times. I mostly remeber seeing you riding your motor and I remember the pain of all your friends when you were lost. Thank you for our service!

Darrion L. Eshmon

Darrion L. Eshmon
Former APD Officer

October 20, 2007

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer Danny Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

February 25, 2007

A man remembers lives on for eternity.

February 25, 2006

Rest in peace motorman.

Inv. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

February 15, 2004

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