Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Gerald L. Morris

Marion County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, January 2, 1981

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Gerald L. Morris

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

January 2, 2022

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

January 3, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

January 3, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Morris.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 14, 2019

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute!

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

January 2, 2019

Warrior!!!!

Anonymous
Anonymous

January 2, 2018

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute!

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD-IMPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

January 1, 2018

Eternal Rest

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD-IMPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

January 2, 2017

Eternal Rest

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

January 2, 2016

Eternal Rest

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

January 2, 2015

RIP peace Hero! You are not forgotten!

Former Sheriff's Deputy
Marion Co. Sheriff's Dept., Indianapolis, IN

April 26, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the thirty-first 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.

Time never diminishes respect and 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

January 2, 2012

Your service and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Sgt. G. T. Martin
Collier Co. S.O. (FL)

June 4, 2010

RIP

Anonymous

September 8, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

December 30, 2007

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

December 30, 2007

"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
Sergeant
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

July 31, 2007

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

January 5, 2007

I remember that terrible night as if it were yesterday. Dad and I were returning home from town when we saw the MCSD cars at your mom & dad's house notifying them of your death. The following days were surreal since one of your fellow GCHS classmates was the news reporter who covered your death and funeral. Dad, Tim & I were at the funeral home to pay our repsects and the procession to Park Cemetery was at least a couple of miles long. I kept all of the newpaper clippings for nearly ten years before I got rid of them. Even when I hadn't looked at them for a long time the sadness rushed back as soon as I looked at them. Tim will retire from HCSD in a few years and my oldest son is a Security Policeman in the USAF. The old neighborhood hasn't changed much but after your death all of us younger kids suddenly realized how cruel the world could be. I finally got to see your headstone a few years ago and it is still an unblemished white. Rest in peace Deputy Morris, you served us proudand are not forgotten!

Brad Colip

June 20, 2004

You are a true hero who made the ultimate sacrifice knowing that your brother officer had already been murdered. Ultimate act of bravery! May the memory of your service, heroism and sacrifice remain forever. May God bless you, your family and brother/sister officers.

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

June 16, 2004

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service.

Shannon
concerned citizen

April 21, 2004

Jerry...from a brother officer & fellow Hooser...God bless yourself and Terry.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

February 24, 2004

You live on.

Dep
MCSD

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