Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Holloway Daniel Murphy

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, April 1, 1934

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Reflections for Patrolman Holloway Daniel Murphy

Semper Fi Motorman. 87 years ago you and your partner gave your lives for all of us. You are remembered and will always be with us.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

March 31, 2021

Continue to rest in peace brother!

Detective Sergeant Jeremy Sims
Matteson, IL PD

August 17, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage, sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 1, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Murphy.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 22, 2019

I recently watched “The Highwaymen” which is the story of the hunt for and the eventual justice brought to Bonnie and Clyde. This film, in my humble opinion, unlike the previous movies, acknowledges and shows respect for the Law Enforcement Officers who lost their lives to these animals and does not show them to be any kind of folk hero. It was long overdue.

Though the name of each and every Officer is not mentioned, some are and I believe the sacrifice by all is honored.

God Bless you, Patrolman Murphy, and may your eternal rest remain ever peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

April 8, 2019

Though your life was cut short, your memory will live on forever. You and your partner and all other law enforcement officers out there are the true heroes, those who commit these crimes are just cowards hiding behind a gun, without they are nothing. You will never be forgotten, rest in peace we'll take over your watch from here

Peter DiMarzio
Homeland Security Investigations

December 31, 2015

It is so sad that the Bonnie and Clyde Gang are so well known. As a society we glorify the criminals and either ignore Hero’s like you or make the Hero’s appear like the criminals. It is very sad that the names of Bonnie and Clyde are known even to our children, when it is your name Patrolmen H. D. Murphy that should be known. You are a hero and a man to be looked up to. May you rest in peace and thank you and your family for the ultimate sacrifice. WE are a better people today because you walked among us yesterday. God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 26, 2015

Sir you heroism inspire me,it's so sad that people don't recognise the true heroes,your great service will be remember forever.Next week im beginning the training to become a police officer of my state,officers like you sir will always be in my memory.
Rest in peace

Felipe Silva

February 4, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th 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. 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

April 1, 2012

You were well on your way to heroism but a Hero you were before you left us. Only 6 months of service with so much more a head, really breaks my heart Sir. You will never be forgotten. Thank you for your service.

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

January 27, 2012

May you rest in Peace, and the light of Lord shine upon you.

Robert W Power
distantly related

August 25, 2011

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 1, 2010

Bedauerlich, dass sich so viele Menschen der Namen deiner feigen Mörder erinnern, obwohl du es bist, an den man sich erinnern sollte. Ruhe in Frieden!

POM Heinz Werner

November 10, 2009

You are a good man that was just doing his job. The job you loved im sure. I have been called to duty myself because of good people like you and your partner. If like you,one day my watch ends like yours did that day, I hope I will be known as a officer who done what was expeted and what had to be done. Without good cops like you, there is not Justice for people like Bonnie & Clyde.

Police Acadamy

May 4, 2009

you are a hero


November 25, 2008


Pat Van Den Berghe

April 9, 2008

Charlie Murphy was my god-father and I spent half my life with him and his wife, Maire. Charlie and my daddy shared many stories of growing up, the one I remember most was Charlie's cousin, H.D.'s death. Charlie was born 4-1-16 and we always remembered H.D. on that day, too. I just visited Old Palestine on the Linwood Crossing to honor all my dead relatives and friends. We are thankful for all the heroes in our lives.

Marty Cosper Robin
Cosper and Murphy Families

April 1, 2008

My grandfather, William Milton harvey, counted you as a friend. Your honor has always been respected in our family.

Patti Randolph

March 3, 2008

I saw the movie, and I think that a movie should be about true heros, not cowardly dispicable human beings who had no regard for anyone but themselves.

You too, will always be remembered, but only you will be appreciated.


March 12, 2007



February 27, 2007

You are not forgotten.You and Ed died doing the work you loved.
Rest in peace.

Donica Wheeler
Niece of Patrolman Edward Bryan Wheeler

December 31, 2006

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

April 24, 2006

Rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

April 24, 2006

Patrolman Murphy,
The scene of your murder is shown
in the Bonnie and Clyde movie and it
sickens me everytime I see it! Two officers wanting to offer assistance just to be "gunned down" by two pieces of scum! R.I.P. sir.

Deputy Adam R. Hobbs
Jefferson County Tn. Sheriff's Office

April 1, 2006

April 1st, 1934.....72 years ago today. We will never forget.

Patrolman Doug Hutchison
Irving Police Department, Texas, (Retired)

April 1, 2006

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