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Patrol Officer Raymond Earl Jarrell

Chickasaw Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, September 19, 1974

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Reflections for Patrol Officer Raymond Earl Jarrell

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 19, 2020

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 38th 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 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 19, 2012

A few months ago my mom, Sandra pulled out old photos and I just didn't remember how much you and my papaw looked alike, but I do remember you laughing at that raccoon! I was young when your watch ended. I have a son that graduated from Alabama with his wife. I also have a daughter that graduates in May to become a nurse. After Papaw and Mammaw passed away, I ended up falling in love with a police officer that pulled me over for "speeding." We didn't even get the chance to blend our family together before his E.O.W..I really think your brother and my papaw would have liked him alot. Y'all are all missed and a big thanks to all that serve and protect, in my case two officers that were just "walking the beat" giving the ultimate sacrifice or a Navy officer that came home from war and I was blessed to have many wonderful years with being his only grand-daughter and he was just as close to his great-grand children. Thanks again Uncle Raymond.

Shannon/ great-neice
Grandaughter of C.T.Jarrell

February 8, 2012

As my career's end is coming closer, I decided to check and find those who had lost their lives during the year that I was hired. While it's been many years since your passing, I'm sure those you left behind and those whom with you served with distinction have kept you alive in their memories. Thank you for your service and for looking out for us who continue in our chosen profession. Rest in peace Officer Jarrell.

Sgt. Robert Mau Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 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
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

November 12, 2007

I was young when Uncle Raymond lost his life and made the ultimate sacriice for the citizens in the great state of Alabama.I have one very vivid memory I will never forget about him...My grandparents took me with them on a family visit and I couldn't wait to see Uncle Raymond and Aunt Pat's pet raccoon, I had dreamed of holding and feeding it. When we arrived, Uncle Raymond was the only one home and of course took us out back to see this sweet "pet" HA! That cute thing hissed and jumped at Uncle Raymond and he just laughed and made a very wise decision to wait on Aunt Pat. Needless to say, that was her baby.

Thanks for a wonderful childhood memory!
Shannon Jones (grandaugter of C.T.Jarrell)/ and girlfriend of Lt.Greg Medlin e.o.w. 11-2-03

Shannon Jones
Grandaughter of Curtis T. Jarrell

August 29, 2007



April 24, 2007



March 18, 2007

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

Officer 11169

October 22, 2006

Officer Jarrell thank you for your sacrifice. Only those who have walked in your boots can understand how important the sacrifice you made was. Rest in peace

September 19, 2005

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