Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Berry Joe McGuire

Amarillo Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, December 25, 1980

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Reflections for Patrolman Berry Joe McGuire

Rest in peace Patrolman McGuire.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 4, 2019

This is my cousin. My dad has told me about Barry. I to were a patrol officer in Eustace, TX. until hurt during a wreck.

Ret. Patrolman

December 26, 2018

I remember as if it was yesterday. I was 2 weeks out of the academy and Barry an I were planning to meet at the Big Texan for the free Christmas dinner they would provide our officers. I had to check on a regular local that had a warrant, Barry said he would make one traffic stop, then we would get our Christmas dinner. I drove off and about 15 minutes later the incident occurred! Someday we will meet again in heaven and finally have that Christmas meal. I think of that night often and I will be sending my NO PAROLE letter again soon! I made it to retirement, wished you had made it also. Miss you....my brother in blue!

Retired Sgt.
Amarillo Police Dept.

December 26, 2017

I remember him as if it was yesterday. We all took to the streets looking for his killers. He was a good friend.

Retired
Amarillo, Pampa and Williamson Co. Retired

December 25, 2017

I remember him as if it was yesterday. We all took to the streets looking for his killers. He was a good friend.

Retired
Amarillo, Pampa and Williamson Co. Retired

December 25, 2017

I remember it well. Such cowards

Chief Caple
None

December 25, 2017

Patrolman McGuiire,
On today, the 36th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the TXARNG. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 25, 2016

Thinking about you today- even more than usual Berry. Christmas Day with its little blue cloud and empty chair is approaching again. Two of your sisters are still here in this world. Most of our family have joined you including our aunt & uncle who raised you, our mom and dad and two of our sisters. There has been so much unrest in our country because of the predation of heroes in blue- our hearts are sad for every loved one suffering our same fate. Every fallen officer is a precious brother to us and we relive the horror of that Christmas call so long ago each time. Just wanted to check in Berry and let you know - we miss and love you always. We often reflect on how the lives of ourselves and our children could have been different had you survived that Christmas Day so long ago. Special thanks to all who sent the "no parole letters" to keep the killers where they belong. Merry Christmas brother and look down here when you are able to see the love we have for you and all who wear uniforms to protect us.
Your sisters forever-

Sherry (McGuire) Stevens
Sister

December 19, 2016

Unless it was unpremeditated or accidental, no cop killer should even be considered for parole unless there are extraordinary circumstances justifying it.

Citizen

August 12, 2016

Berry was our executive officer in HHC,2/142 Mech Infantry, 49th Armor Brigade, TXARNG at the time of his death. I only got to know him six months before he was taken away from us, but he was a caring, conscientious and wonderful man. His love for his fellow man cannot be replaced on this Earth. The Gutierrez brothers have still not been rehabilitated, according to their parole denials, so they are where they need to be, out of society and locked away until they are buried on Peckerwood Hill.

God Bless Barry Joe McGuire.

Mike Yazbek
civilian

December 26, 2015

Barry was our executive officer in HHC,2/142 Mech Infantry, 49th Armor Brigade, TXARNG at the time of his death. I only got to know him six months before he was taken away from us, but he was a caring, conscientious and wonderful man. His love for his fellow man cannot be replaced on this Earth. The Gutierrez brothers have still not been rehabilitated, according to their parole denials, so they are where they need to be, out of society and locked away until they are buried on Peckerwood Hill.

God Bless Barry Joe McGuire.

Mike Yazbek
civilian

December 26, 2015

I was with Borger PD then we waited on the highway for these guys

Paul Ortega

December 25, 2015

Your courage defines your character my brother, and you will not be forgotten. May God bless your family. Until we meet someday, rest in peace.

Sgt Don Barton
Garden City Police Dept.

December 1, 2015

No Parole for Cop Killers EVER! it's a pretty simple concept

P.O. Anthony Randazzo (Ret.)
NYPD

February 20, 2013

I am honored to have sent a "No parole" letter, so your cowardly killer remains locked up - and denied the pleasure of living in a world that you made safe for all of us.

Billy Russo (Det. Ret.)
Nassau County Police Dept. NY

January 23, 2013

I too was honored to send off my 'No Parole' letter today for you, my brother in blue. Thank you for your sacrifice and may you forever, rest in peace. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!

My prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sgt Don "Boots" Jensen
Milwaukee PD (Wisconsin) Retired

January 14, 2013

Thank you, Officer McGuire, for your service. My "no parole" letter was sent to the Board today.
NO PAROLE FOR COP KILLERS, EVER.

Anonymous in Amarillo

January 14, 2013

Don't parole these cop killers! Ever! That pretty much says it all. I was a police officer when I was young and I understand what it means to put your life on the line to protect citizens and their property. These punks don't deserve any mercy whatsoever. So I say to the parole board: "Do the right thing! DO NOT PAROLE THIS MAN!" If you do then Berry Joe McGuire's blood is on your hands and you'll have to live with that until the day you die.

John Black
100 Club

January 10, 2013

This is a real simple case for anyone to figure out. Whether this man is the actual shooter or one of the two that held McGuire down while he was being shot the parole board would be insane to parole him, or any of them. What could be more COLD BLOODED? How did these three
only manage to receive LIFE terms instead of the DEATH penalty?/

DON'T PAROLE COP KILLERS! EVER!!!!!

Citizen
None

January 10, 2013

No parole should be granted to those who intentionally and willfully take the life of a law enforcement officer. My continued sympathies to the family of Patrolman Berry McGuire.

A Grateful Citizen
100 Club of the Texas Panhandle

January 10, 2013

In respect for this deceased murdered Officer and all of those that serve DONT PAROLE A POLICE KILLER.

Retired Chief Deputy
Mahoning County Sheriff's office

January 10, 2013

Barry was a kind and intelligent officer. Barry was dedicated and nice seeing good in everyone. Barry enjoyed and was dedicated to his wife,, job and country.

Chief Jimmy W. Adams
trainning officer 1978/1979

January 9, 2013

I sent my letter of No Parole today for the low lifes that took yours from us. I will never forget that day and eveing. I think about you every Christmas. You were a good friend.

Charlie Boyd, Retired Tx Paramedic
Nurse with the Mercy System

January 8, 2013

A no-parole letter has been sent.

Communications Officer Charles Berridge
Amtrak Police

January 5, 2013

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 4, 2013

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