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Trooper Guy David Nalley

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, October 27, 1984

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Reflections for Trooper Guy David Nalley

David, I think about you often. Rest in peace buddy.

Officer Danny Cheatham - Retired
Tulsa OK Police department

October 27, 2022

I still remember the day I was told my childhood hero had been murdered. Growing up I always wanted to be like my cousin David. A massive man. 6’6” 280 and a gentle giant. Well,... I did follow in your footsteps. You’d be proud.
Gone but never forgotten.
Love you buddy.

Motor Officer Danny Cheatham
Tulsa, Oklahoma Police Department

October 27, 2020

Semper Fi Trooper. God bless you and your family. Your dedication to service will not be forgotten. You are in our hearts......

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

October 27, 2020

Rest in peace Trooper Nalley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 13, 2019

I went to school with David, he was what I would have called "a gentle giant". He was tall very tall, quiet very quiet. But he had a smile that would light up an entire room. All I can say it "thank you" David for your strength of character and love of your fellow person. My youngest daughter is following in your chosen profession and I've got to say "I'm scared". I can only pray for her safety. God's Blessings to those you left behind.

Old school friend

May 28, 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 30th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2014


Thirty years after our Patrol School, and 28 since you left. When you see Leon, Joe, Rick, William, and the rest of the crew up there, tell them I said hello.

Miss you

Jack Holloway CPT Retired
Oklahoma Highway Patrol

October 4, 2012

I remember your wife, your baby, the dove hunts and your drive. I also remember facing your killer. Rest now, we will carry the good fight.


May 3, 2012

"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
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

January 9, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 26, 2007

G-d Bless both you and your loved ones.

October 27, 2006

You will never be forgotten. "NO PAIN" 39th Academy.

Trooper Mike Chappell #707
Classmate, friend, partner

August 5, 2006

After twenty years you are still thought of often and will not be forgotten.

Fellow State Trooper

October 27, 2004

I thank you for your service and salute you for your sacrifice.

Rest in peace, hero.

A grateful citizen.

September 23, 2004

you are not forgotten

S/A G.Rowe Jr
RR Police Department NJ DIV

July 30, 2004

Rest easy Troop ... you are not forgotten.


November 30, 2003

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