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Patrolman Robert M. Perry

Plainfield Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, July 1, 1970

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Reflections for Patrolman Robert M. Perry

Patrolman Perry,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of Plainfield. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 1, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 1, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage and sacrifice. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 1, 2020

Bobby, 50 yrs ago today you were taken from me for no reason at all. I miss you every day Bro. I know you are watching me every day pal, so you know it won't be long till I join you in Valhalla. Rest easy old friend! ZERF

Willard Zerfoss

July 1, 2020

Bobby you are not forgotten. I think of you often. It was 50 yrs this yr when we left MCAS Beaufort for home. Semper Fi Bro!

Willard Zerfoss
Friend

August 10, 2019

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

July 4, 2015

I remember this incident. I was a reporter for the now defunct Daily Journal of Elizabeth, NJ. I also covered his funeral and received a thank you card from the officer's father. Bad times, they were.

Thomas Michalski
Civilian

January 8, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 42nd 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

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

December 20, 2012

Rest in peace Brother.

Kevin T Ryan
NJ

July 8, 2008

Today it is 38 years since you joined St. Michael's Police
Patrol in heaven. It is often said that those streets are paved with gold and peaceful, but it is not the peaceful streets of heaven that the fallen patrol it is the violent streets of earth that the fallen once again patrol. If not the case they would not have been given wings. I know that in many
an officers life are the moments where they were snatched instantly from harms way. It is those moments that the fallen
are on the job, ever vigilant in their sense of duty to the thin blue line.
So today Patrolman Perry I thank you for your continued service to protect and as the mother of a police officer I ask that you continue to watch over my son as he works his
beat on these mean streets.
Thank You from the bottom of my heart on behalf of all police every where.

July 1, 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 12, 2007

May you rest in peace always knowing that you will never be forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

July 1, 2007

MAY GOD BLESS YOU OFFICER.

GILBERT DANIEL

June 23, 2006

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