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Private Dan Lafayette McDuffie

Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 7, 1931

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Reflections for Private Dan Lafayette McDuffie

Pvt. McDuffie,
On today, the 87th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 7, 2018

Thank you, Private Dan L. McDuffie for your sacrifice.
Bless your soul and all the Texas Rangers for their protection.

Karen White
The Gladewater Museum, board of directors and public relations

April 9, 2018

Rest in Peace Ranger Private Dan L. McDuffie. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you shall forever burn in the lake of fire.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 8, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 15, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 81rst 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 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 Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

December 31, 2012

RIP Sir

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

July 31, 2012

AFTER 28 YEARS OF SERVICE,I HAVE RETIRED FROM THE HENDERSON CO.SHERIFF'S OFFICE (TEXAS).HOWEVER,FOR AS LOND AS I LIVE I WILL ALWAYS HONOR THR MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN OFFICERS.I AM SO PROUD TO COME FROM A LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY AND OTHER MEMBERS OF MY FAMILY CONTINUE TO SERVE. GODSPEED GREAT GRAND PA.

DAVID HARRIS III
GREAT GRANDSON\HCSO RETIRED

October 6, 2011

Thank you for you service.
"This is my shield,
I bear it before me into battle,
but it is not my alone,
it protects my brother to my left,
it protects my city,
I will not let my borther out of it's shadow,
nor my city out of it's shelter,
I will die with my shield in front of me,
Facing the enemy."
Alexanderous, Gates of Fire- by Stephen Pressfield

Officer Turner
Gladewater PD, TX

October 30, 2008

It is so great to find this information about my great uncle online. i have two brothers that became law enforcement officers, one in Dallas and one in Houston. It must run in the family. Dan McDuffie's mother's maiden name was Hays. Any relatives interested in contacting me google me - i have a photo restoration business.

Lydia Hays
Great Niece

January 30, 2008

RANGER MCDUFFIE WAS MY GREAT GRANDFATHER AND I WOULD HAVE LOVED TO HAVE MET HIM. MY ENTIRE FAMILY HAS CARRIED ON THE TRADITION OF POLICE WORK. MY FATHER DAVE HARRIS JR. WAS A POLICE OFFICER FOR 40 YEARS AT THE ATHENS POLICE DEPT.(texas)AND RETIRED AS CHIEF.MY BROTHER,KEVIN IS A DEPUTY SHERIFF AND MY COUSIN,DAN MCDUFFIE HARRIS IS A BORDER PATROL OFFICER.WE LOVE YOU AND MAY GOD KEEP YOU.

DAVID HARRIS III DEPUTY SHERIFF
GREAT GRANDSON,HENDERSON CO.

September 6, 2007

Great Uncle Dan, I never got to meet you in person. Rest In Peace. I have the watch.

Patrolman R. McDuffie
WVPD, TX

July 11, 2007

Dear Ranger McDuffie,

Today is All Souls Day and I was reading your memorial. I want to tell you thank you and that your love and protection for us will never be forgotten. You watch over us from above and our police family will continue to carry on your dedication to peace and safety for all of us down here. Take care. We love you, and God Bless.

Grandma & Grandpa Hinkle
Parents of a Deputy Sheriff

November 1, 2004

No hero who died trying to save another officer's life can ever be forgotten.
Rest in peace, comrade


Dearborn, MI P.d.

March 18, 2004

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