The “last radio call,” sometimes called the “end of watch call,” is a tradition in funerals for fallen law enforcement officers. In the call, a dispatcher makes one last attempt to contact the officer, and often says a few words in memoriam.
Use the player above to listen to the last radio call for Officer Doug Barney.
Transcription of last radio call for Doug Barney:
Holladay-10? Holladay-10, Officer Doug Barney from Salt Lake? All units, be advised: Holladay-10, 18-year veteran, Officer Doug Barney, 96K, was killed in the line of duty on January 17th, 2016.
Doug battled through adversities to return back to doing what he loved: being an officer. He cherished working side-by-side with his work family and the communities he served.
Doug, you will be missed by all. God bless you and your family. Officer Doug Barney is now 10-42. We have the watch from here.
Rest in peace, brother. UPD dispatch clear.