Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Gary P. Parker

New Hampshire State Police, New Hampshire

End of Watch Wednesday, November 29, 1989

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Reflections for Trooper Gary P. Parker

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

November 29, 2019

Rest in peace Trooper Parker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 10, 2019

R I P Trooper

Bruce Robbins Ret Chief
Woodsville Rescue Team

December 1, 2015

In our current troubled times for the brave men and women who wear the badge of honor I wanted you and your family to know that many of us greatly appreciate your sacrifice. 26 years may have passed but you are not forgotten Gary. Unfortunately, I did not have the honor of knowing you long as I was just a trainee assigned to Troop F when you were killed all those years ago but your sacrifice left an indelible mark on me forever.

TFC Charles Hanson
Retired, NH State Police

May 23, 2015

Thank you for your service and unselfish sacrifice for your fellow man! You belong to HIM now and forever! May your family and friends find comfort and peace in that fact. God Bless!

Rev. Steven R. Closs, D.D.
Retired Captain, Nashua Police Department, Nashua, NH

June 9, 2013

Forever in the hearts of the New Hampshire State Police. Rest easy brother.

Trooper Aaron Richards
NH State Police

November 28, 2012

ZTrooper Gearty you are remembered by your brother and sister officers of the Boston Police Department. RIP

Detective Michael Kane
Boston Police Department

April 21, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the twentieth 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you. Both the pain and pride are forever.
Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 30, 2009

Trooper Parker,
On today, the 19th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New Hampshire. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

November 29, 2008

May god bless you rest in peace

Anonymous

September 11, 2008

Trooper Parker your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

May 26, 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

December 11, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service, as a Citizen of NH, I am proud to be able to publish this reflection for you. You are a hero just by the profession you chose.

Pat Van DenBerghe
Manchaester, NH

November 29, 2007

My prayers are with you and your family on this anniversary.

Former N.H. Police Officer
Fauquier County, VA

November 29, 2007

Sir, I honor your service and your sacrifice. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9.

Daniel
New Hampshire Citizen

October 17, 2006

Gary will always be loved and remember by his family, friends, and coworkers here in New Hampshire. His story is not forgotten because we won't let it die. The New Hampshire State Police has taken very good care of my family over these past 17 years and we will never forget their kindness. The citizens of the Town of Wolfeboro every year support a memorial golf tournament in his name for a scholarship at our high school for students who want to enter public service. The major state highway that runs through town has been dedicated in his memory.

Gone? yes.......forgotten? never, because he is in our hearts and he watches over us. Be safe, all of you.

Harold B. Parker
Brother

May 17, 2006

Gary,
You are truly missed and thought of often by your family, friends and members of the law enforcement community. Keep an eye on all of us.
Respectfully,
Tpr. N. A. Noyes NHSP

Trooper Nathan A. Noyes
NH State Police

November 1, 2005

You are not forgotten.

Former Police Officer
Maryland

July 14, 2005

Rest easy Troop..We have the watch now...

Trooper
Tennessee Highway Patrol

May 27, 2005

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