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Deputy Sheriff Murrettus "Rhett" McGregor

Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, August 12, 1895

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Murrettus "Rhett" McGregor

Deputy Sheriff McGregor,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dade County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 12, 2020

Rest In Peace

Nick mottola

August 12, 2020

Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

August 12, 2020

Rhett McGregor is my great-uncle, brother to my grandfather, Archibald McGregor. I have often heard the story of his untimely death and we are all proud of the sacrifice he made. Thank all of you for your kind and generous comments.

M. J. M. Howle

February 26, 2020

I have the honor of being Bloodhound K9 Rhett’s partner. K9 Rhett is doing an awesome job with over 300 searches an 28 finds ; 31 led detectives to area to locate missing persons and 5 locating deceased persons an 5 criminal cases including an armed kidnapper . Deputy Murrettus McGregor You will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace Brother.

Officer Raymond Robertson
Miami-Dade Police

August 12, 2018

The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

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

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 27, 2016

Rest in Peace, Deputy McGregor. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 9, 2012

Your heroism on August 12, 1895 has served to steel the resolve of your brethren at the Miami-Dade Police Dept. for over 116 years. The name of the department may have changed, but the mission hasn't.

(Retired)Police Officer Gregory Kral
Miami-Dade Police Dept. FL

January 31, 2012

So many years have passed, but you sir will never be forgotten. May you continue to rest in peace Deputy McGregor. HEROES live forever, and you sir are a hero.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler FL


August 12, 2011

Rest in peace Deputy McGregor, your bravery will not be forgotten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 13, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 115th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

August 12, 2010

Although time has passed, you and the rest of our fellow officers will never be forgotten!!!

over 100 yrs. later, I only hope to be as good as you all !!!
rest in peace
j. h-j angel (mdpd)


April 1, 2004

Rest in peace. Not forgotten.

Inv. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

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