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Police Officer Pauline Harness

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, June 19, 1996

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Reflections for Police Officer Pauline Harness

We Miss You Rest in Peace our Angel

William Derrickson
Survivor

November 4, 2017

Officer Harness,
On today, the 21st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

June 19, 2017

You may have left us 20yrs ago but you remain in our heart and thoughts
RIP
Aunt Pauline we miss you

William Derrickson
Survivor
EOW 6/19/1996

July 17, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 19, 2015

By William Butler Yeats
I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,
And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made;
Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee,
And live alone in the bee-loud glade.

And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;
There midnight’s all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow,
And evening full of the linnet’s wings.

I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey,
I hear it in the deep heart’s core.

never forgotten

April 11, 2014

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. You have not been forgotten as true heroes never die. Thank you for your dedicated service to others.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

June 19, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 16th anniversary year 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. Rest In Peace.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 27, 2012

RIP.You are not forgotten.

Anonymous

November 1, 2008

You are remembered today and are always in our prayers. Rest in peace our hero, you will never be forgotten. God bless your family

POLICE OFFICER
PHILA PA

October 16, 2008

Thankyou for your service and sacrifice, you are not forgotten. GOD bless your family

POLICE OFFICER 9TH DISTRICT
PHILA PA

June 18, 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
Sergeant
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 24, 2008

My thoughts are with your loved ones on this 11th anniversary of your EOW. You have not been forgotten. Keep watch over your loved ones and those still out on patrol.

Bob Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

June 18, 2007

My prayers are with you and your family.

Former Police Officer
Warrenton, Virginia

June 18, 2007

Rest in peace always Blue Angel. Never forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

June 18, 2007

May your sleep be sweet.G-d Bless.

June 18, 2007

P/O Harness, you are not forgotten.

P/O #5434
Phila PD

May 28, 2006

It was a pleasure to have worked with you pauline and you will missed. Rest in peace.

Mordie Baskerville
Retired/Philadelphia Police

April 8, 2006

You were hilighted on the website
today. You served well for 9 years.
Wish it could have been longer. With
love from one coast of America to the
other.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

September 4, 2005

Aunt Pauline:
I may not have known you
But your are my angel in the darknes when I'm alone.
But most all Thank you for being who are (Friend,Aunt)

William Derrickson

July 11, 2005

Gone but not Forgotten....Rest in Peace Sister...

Officer Debra McFall Ross
East Buffalo Twp P.D. Lewisburg

June 18, 2004

Rest in peace blue angel. 01/06/03

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