Wednesday 4 February 2009

PC George Small

RIP PC George Small.

Thoughts and prayers to his family - they've yet another tough day ahead of them. Hopefully the sheer number of coppers going to the funeral today will give an indication of how well liked he was.

Police Orphans Fund


Riders For Health


Old BE said...

Only the good die young. Thoughts are with George's family and colleagues.

TWINING said...


petoskystone said...

my condolences to his family & friends. what happened?

Stressed Out Cop said...

Is that right that the other driver was disqual? Tragic waste of life. RIP

Anonymous said...

Deepest condolences to family and friends.

Anonymous said...

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To my church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders
and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry a badge
Can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
And at times my talk was rough,
And sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep.
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills just got too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God, forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much.
But if you don't, I'll understand."

There was silence all around the throne
Where saints had often trod,
As the policeman waited quietly,
for the judgement of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman.
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
you've done your time in Hell."

Anonymous said...


Tony F

Anonymous said...

WannabeOssifer said...

"Step forward now, policeman.
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
you've done your time in Hell."

Oh great, once I'm dead I can carry on this joyous vocation.

I was hoping for some time off as well.

Screw it, my nick's got enough good cops, time to be a bad apple.

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