Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Night Chief James J. Paulk

West Frankfort Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, September 13, 1954

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Reflections for Night Chief James J. Paulk

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 13, 2020

Night Chief Paulk, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 5, 2020

My name is Chris Paulk. I am the great nephew of Night Chief James Paulk. My father James Donald Paulk was night Chief Paulk’s nephew. If there is anything I can do to help create a memorial for night Chief James Paulk I would love to help. I would be willing to donate time and or funds to help make this possible. I thought it was very kind to hear that his story was read at roll call back in January of this year at the Richton Park police Dept. My email is
[email protected]

Chris Paulk
Private citizen

July 10, 2018

Night Chief Paulk's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 1-18-18 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

January 18, 2018

I am a nephew of James Paulk. Also I was named after him.The year he got kill was the year I got married. His father preached his funeral. It was a very bad day for the family. A good man was laif to rest that day. I live in Pleasant Grove, Alabama. 35127

Don Paulk private citizen

March 26, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 59th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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.

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

May 10, 2013

Rest in Peace, Chief Paulk. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 29, 2013

I'm a detective for the West Frankfort Police Department. We would like to create a memorial for James Paulk. Please contact me if you have any additional information on Night Chief James Paulk or if you have information on any of his living relatives. Thanks!

Detective Ronald Howard
West Frankfort Police Department

November 27, 2012

I also amd James J. Paulk. My heart goes to the family. There is a connection somewhere. I don't wish to go further other than to say I pray for the family and reflect on the heroic deeds of a brother.

Jimmy Paulk,

Portland, OREGON

James J. Paulk

March 6, 2006



August 31, 2005

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