Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Harold E. Horine

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Saturday, May 13, 1978

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Reflections for Officer Harold E. Horine

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”

Euripides

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 24, 2015

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

May 13, 2015

So my mom just found this page and she is sitting here crying because she is so thankful to all of you for keeping her dads memory alive! It is awful that the man that took my grandpas life only had to serve weekends. My mom was only in high school and that day four young girls lost their dad. I never got to meet him, but from everything my mom says about him, I know I would have loved him!

Jamie

July 27, 2012

worked side by side with CHP officers in Cajon Pass Ca for 34 years,a lot of close calls with CHP cars and fire engines.our prayers go out to the family and co workers. Jerry Horine

retired fire battalion chief 1959/1994
usfs san bernardino ca/not related?

August 21, 2011

Rest in Peace, Officer Horine. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today as we approach the 31rst 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 the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer. He was shot twice when ambushed on April 23rd when he was on a foot pursuit of two bank robbers, 27 years after you were killed.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I am saddened by the disgraceful sentence that the drunk driver who killed two officers and destroyed their families received. It was a travesty of justice.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

May 13, 2009

"All Roads - All Codes."

No fellow Southern California law enforcement personnel killed in the line-of-duty, should be forgotten.

On this 30th Anniversary(sic), Officer Horine, may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor
USMC / LAPD

May 13, 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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 21, 2007

Been many years since you left us Brother, But keep resting easy knowing the Blue and Gold NEVER forgets our own !! God Bless All

DB
Calif Hwy Patrol..Ret.

October 26, 2007

Thanks for your service. Your wife still remembers you and is doing well.

J. Newman
Family friend/Police officer

December 13, 2006

You lost your life but undoubtedly saved many others. Your service will not be forgotten. Thank you brother.

State Officer
California

May 12, 2006

26 weekends? You have got to be kidding me!
Thank you for your service Officer Horine.

Officer
MD

January 26, 2006

You are not forgotten...................

Sgt. Al Whitney
Yuma County Sheriff's Office, Yuma, AZ

April 16, 2004

MY BROTHER, YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN. A HERO IS NEVER FORGOTTEN. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND MAY YOU REST IN PEACE. YOU SERVED WELL.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

February 10, 2004

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