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Patrolman Anthony Edward Jenkins

Meigs Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, April 29, 1980

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Reflections for Patrolman Anthony Edward Jenkins

I went to high school with Tony and we worked together as bag boys in a local grocery store. I am so grateful that he is remembered here and his sacrifice is not forgotten.

Michael Stephenson
Thomas County Georgia Manager and friend

June 16, 2020

God bless you brother and your family!

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

April 29, 2019

Thanks to everyone for you kind thoughts my family and I really wouls like to thank each and everyone for sharing and caring. My God continue to bless y'all.

Amber Jenkins
My uncle

April 1, 2018

I remember this incident as if it was yesterday. I was only a kid when it happended but wondered how someone could shoot someone for doing there job. I always admired Tony as a police officer and today I am proud to say that he is one of my heroes of Law Enforcement. R.I.P Big Brad

Sgt Frederick Peoples
Marine Corps Police Department

January 13, 2014

Rest well Hero. You will never be forgotten!

Ret. Senior Motor Officer M. Thurmond

April 30, 2012

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Jenkins. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 1, 2012

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

April 30, 2010

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 who was murdered in 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 30, 2009



April 30, 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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

October 10, 2007

It might have been just a small town but your goal was just the same as any other officer. I heard of you when I started working with the Meigs PD and to this day your name lives on. Thank you for your sacrifice.

May 16, 2007

Twenty-seven years have passed. Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Thank you for being a hero.

April 30, 2007

May you Rest in Peace, Sir.

April 30, 2006

It was sad to see that no one has left a reflection for you brother. It was 25 years ago today you gave your life for others. I just wanted to say THANK YOU!


April 30, 2005

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