John Kevin LammFairbanks Police Department, Alaska
End of Watch: Thursday, January 1, 1998
Reflections for Patrol Officer John Kevin Lamm
I have had the honor to have worked with Kevin's father Lynn when we where police officers in the same agency in the mid 70's. I could not have had a better mentor and now having read this about Kevin, I must say while I feel great sadness for the Lamm family, I am not at all surprised by Kevin's actions on that fateful day for it hit me hard, having worked with his father, that the apple truly did not fall far from the tree. In fact, I am very proud of Kevin.
Auxiliary Officer Tom Mallen
Florence, Oregon Police Dept
August 29, 2014
You were not forgotten this easter my son,you were in my heart and there you will stay!! Love and miss you so very much. Mom xo
April 22, 2014
Happy birthday my friend. As always, you are in my thoughts.
Dena LeGros (Wilson)
September 7, 2013
Hey Uncle Kevin,
I am doing an essay at school on who I admire and why. I'm going to write about you, cause you are the definition of a hero. I was only two years old when you were killed, so I don't remember you that much, but from what everyone says about you, you were the greatest guy in the world. I wish that I could have been able to get to know you better, but I know you are in a better place, and watching over all of us down here.
RIP Uncle Kevin. You are loved and missed.
April 10, 2013
Kevin, didn't forget you on the 1st of Jan, you were in all of our thoughts especially that day. 15 years ago, doesn't seem possible. You are missed so very much - hope you can see some of the good things that take place here, pray for us Kev.
May you RIP my son.
Frances Larie Lamm Minnery
January 14, 2013
Thank you for your service making fairbanks a safer place to live
December 27, 2012
Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.
Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO
November 24, 2012
I went to school with Kevin and Craig in Cottage Grove Oregon. Our Fathers worked together at the police department and when you moved to Poulsbo, your father asked my father to come to work for him. I remember spending time with your family during the Holidays, in fact the last time I saw you was at a Christmas Party at my Dad's house. I would never get to see you again because of a tragic incident that would take such a nice young man away from his family and friends. I know that you are a hero, and a brave fearless man....you had to have been since you thought of your fellow officers and not yourself first. I am 43 now and i think of all the life you have missed. I only wish you could have been here too.....
October 22, 2012
Kevin, didn't forget you on your birthday (Sept. 6th) can't believe you would be 41, has it been that long since you left us so suddenly. Many kind thoughts have been shared about you and how much you are missed from family, friends and co-workers.
Pray for us down here and may you R.I.P.
September 11, 2012
Thinking of you still, Kevin. And though time-years actually, has passed as seen in the dated postings your memory is still alive. I hope that during this time I have lived and continue to live a measure of gratitute that reflects your having once been a part of my life. You are truly missed today as much as the day you passed.
January 11, 2012
Kevin, New Years Day has just passed and the memory of that New Year Day in 1998 is so vivid in my mind and heart. You were taken from us so suddenly that evening and we were not prepared. So often I want to ask why, but no answers come, I don't know why, I just know that I miss you as do all those who knew and loved you. Pray for us down here my son.
Rest in Peace Kev!!!!!!
January 2, 2012
Days don't go by I don't think of you and the direction you gave me. It is so inspiring to see you have not been forgotten. You would be so proud of Elliot and Lindsey and their achievements. You still live in all of us - Hobbs
Officer Bruce Hobbs
September 27, 2011
Kevin, it is Easter and we will all be thinking of you and missing your being here with us, Love you so much!!!!
Pray for us down here
Love Mom XO
April 24, 2011
13 years today Kevin - I love you and miss you
You left us way to soon my son!!!we will never forget you
January 2, 2011
Can't believe it's been 13 years. Still missing you...
Dena LeGros (Wilson)
January 1, 2011
Hey brother been along time. Miss you kev. I love you. Your my brother and i will never forget. Miss buddy, oh ya im ok.
December 26, 2010
I didn't forget you on your birthday. I thought of you as I do quite often. Missing you and thinking of you and your sacrifice...
Detective Dena LeGros (Wilson)
November 4, 2010
Kev, Labor Day 39 years ago you entered into our lives, what a blessing and a joy!! I don't know what to say anymore, people say close the doors to the past, but there is a door in my heart that just won't close, you are in there!! All of us who loved you and knew you thought of you in our own special way today and hope you know how much we love and miss you. No birthday cake to bake, no presents to give or hugs, just a note on a page to send out into space, somehow maybe the message of love will get to you. Dear Lord tell him we love him and miss him!!!!
September 6, 2010
Hey bro, I want to ask how you are, because right now things here are hell.
So many feelings... so many thoughts... man I miss you. By now you've met Tony and Matt, make sure you show them the good spots up there. When you get time, maybe introduce them to Kirk, Tim, Thomas, Johnnie, and Steve. You're all tops in my book.
Elliot, Amanda, and lil Kev are doing good. Your mom still looks great and smiles everytime I see her. I still miss you and enjoy remembering the good times. You were a great friend. Thank you. Rest easy, bro.
Ofc Alan Mitchell
September 3, 2010
Father's day just passed, you would love this little grandchild of yours Kevin (he was named after you). Elliot and Amanda are good parents and take good care of him.
Please watch over them and ask God to help them to make wise and loving choices in their relationship to each other and in the parenting of their son. Please ask Our Lord and His Mother to pray for us also. We all miss you very much.
June 21, 2010
Easter has come and gone = and I remember so many Easter's when you were little, packing your basket and hunting for eggs. I can remember so many things and the joy in just watching you grow up and become the special man you became.
Once again I will and do think of you each and every day and love you just as much as when you slipped away. Wish you were here my son - but all I can do is pray that you are in a better place now and ask you to pray for your family here.
April 9, 2010
I never met you, Officer Lamm, but I remember the night that you gave your life for your fellow officers as though it just happened yesterday. Every time that I drive by Mercier Street, my heart breaks. I will never forget the supreme sacrifice that you made that night.
I wanted to tell you that I had the pleasure of meeting your son, Elliot, a couple of years ago as he was working towards earning his high school diploma. I instantly knew that he was your son; the likeness was so strong. I know that you must be so proud of the man he has become. It was apparent that he had become a man with a great capacity to care about people. I pray for him often, and for all who loved you.
Rest in peace.
... a grateful Fairbanks citizen
February 21, 2010
hey dad well I'm shur you no I'm
maried now and it is amazing, and little kev is geting big. Well I flew grandma up fore a couple of weeks and she is taking of tomarow night. But she loved being back home we all miss you so much. it feels like it all just happend last night. Well I love you and one day we will meet again and be together but untell then you will be in my heart every day. Love elliot k lamm
January 15, 2010
Your heroism and service is honored today, the 12th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.
I pray for the solace of all who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. To your Mom, I share your anquish in losing a beloved child which surely has to be life's greatest sorrow. You are in my heart's embrace today.
Rest In Peace
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
January 7, 2010
Another year has passed without you. Hard to believe it's been 12 years! I couldn't have imagined the impression you would leave in my life. I thank you for that.
As I type this, teary eyed, (typical me)"Temporary Home" is playing on the radio. Very fitting! This is our temporary home...
Love and miss you as always!
Detective Dena LeGros (Wilson)
January 5, 2010
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