Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Steven B. Hiott

Charleston County Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, October 29, 1982

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Reflections for Patrolman Steven B. Hiott

Always remembered brother!

Judge / Magistrate Sheridan Lynn
SC Highway Patrol (retired)

October 29, 2020

So long ago but always remembered.

Retired Deputy G.E.Quimby
Charleston County Police/Sheriff's Office

November 1, 2019

Always remembered Brother!

Judge / Magistrate Sheridan Lynn (former
Aiken County, S.C.

October 29, 2019

Rest in peace Patrolman Hiott.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 13, 2019

Never ever forgotten !

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

October 29, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 30, 2017

God speed brother!

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

October 29, 2017

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 15, 2014

Many years have passed since we enjoyed our fellowship and shenanigans. Today your son was offered a position with MPPD. I cannnot wait to tell some stories. RIP my friend.

SrSgt. Freddie Puckhaber
Mount Pleasant SC Poloice Department (Since 1978)

June 20, 2013

It's been 30 years today. Officer Hiott was great comfort to my family after a robbery in the spring of 1982. We became friendly and his death was like losing a family member. Rest In Peace...

Garry D. Conway

October 29, 2012

A true hero, a direct descendant of the the Veteran of the American Revolution, Joseph Hiott.


September 24, 2012

A true hero. A cousin of Afghanistan war hero, Jim Franklin Hiott.


May 4, 2012

Iv never met you, but you will always be loved. I will see you one day. I love you.


Your neice Karson

August 28, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 27th anniversary year 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 who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya


October 29, 2009

Officer Hiott may you continue to rest in peace. It has been 26 years since the end of your watch and you have not been forgotten. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Charleston County.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

October 29, 2008

I miss you my brother

Pam Hiott Myers

January 21, 2008

Rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

December 21, 2007

Thank You to Patrolman Hiott and to Patrolman O'Connell. I can't even imagine what it must have been like for fellow officers / dispatchers to hear a citizen coming over Your radio that night in Hollywood. The politics that later followed during the trial was ugly, to say the least.

Spending much of my early childhood growing up on an island, in rural Charleston County, Charleston County Police Department(CCPD) patrolled along with Charleston County Sheriffs Department (CCSD). CCPD and CCSD have changed so much in the past 25 years.

Patrolman Hiott may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor

October 29, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 29, 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
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.

July 9, 2007

I never met you but, I feel like i have known you for some time. I am from Charleston county And I have heard the story, I can't believe your killer is out, but he will be seen by the court at the end. Rest in peace my friend.

Dana Sports
Criminal justice student

May 27, 2006


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. Any officer who dies in the line of duty will always be remembered for his sacrifice. You died a hero. Rest in peace Officer Hiott.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

June 3, 2004



October 29, 2003

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