Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Douglas Odell Parsons

Kissimmee Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 1993

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Reflections for Sergeant Douglas Odell Parsons

RIP Forever. Thank you for your service.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

September 18, 2019

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 20, 2017

Rest in peace Sergeant Parsons. Your humble and humane actions of heroism shall be so honored.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 18, 2017

Rest in Peace, Sergeant Parsons. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 14, 2012

We will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made for all of us. Continue to rest in peace hero...

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


April 27, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 17th 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 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. I pray for solace for those who love and miss you.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 27, 2010

Doug, I will be riding in the Police Unity Tour this year in honor of Mark Parker, with Orange CSO. Please hug him for me. Your family is doing wonderful. They miss you alot but you should be proud of all of them.

SSA Ellen Pierson

February 20, 2010

Miss ya, Pop. Wish you were here to see who we've all become because of who you were and how you touched us.

Scott Parsons

December 5, 2008

You were honored on the website today. Time has not diminished your service
nor your sacrifice. Thanks for serving. I love your department's patch! With
love from one coast of America to the other.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA


October 1, 2008



May 1, 2008

"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

December 14, 2007


Mike C
Boston MA

November 8, 2007

Doug, I am riding in the Police Unity Tour this year in your honor. I plan on telling all that I walked down the aisle with your son Scott, he was 4 and I was 3 at your sister-in-laws wedding to my uncle. Who would have ever thought we'd be where we ara now. We all miss you. Ellen

SSA Ellen Pierson

April 25, 2007

You were a true blessing to all the lives you touched and will be sorely missed. Angels in heaven are lucky to have you their now helping watch over others. I was proud to call you my Sargeant and my friend. God Bless You Always.

Dr. Betty J. Jones
Former KPD Officer

October 15, 2006

I was thinking about you and reflecting on our time working together in CID in the mid 1980's.

Beth Peterka

July 14, 2005

Thank you for your service and dedication. You are not forgotten.

St. Louis City Police

May 6, 2005


Daniel Abrahamson
Osceola County Sheriffs Office

October 8, 2004

You were a policeman's policeman, a true professional from every angle. Everyone who was touched by you surely was better for it. God bless you and your beautiful family that was left behind
Your Friend and fellow officer

Det Rick Drew
Kissimmee Police

August 28, 2004

Rest in peace.

Ofc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Dept.

March 18, 2004

rest in peace my good friend.

retired officer john myers
kissimmee police department

February 21, 2004

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