Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Paul A. Persigo

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, January 7, 1973

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Reflections for Patrolman Paul A. Persigo

Thanks for your services.

David

March 5, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 39th 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.

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

January 7, 2012

You are not forgotten.

Sergeant Scott Monaco
New Orleans Police Department

February 2, 2011

Paul; Your sacrifice and bravery are remembered again today more than a quarter century since you paid the ultimate price
to defeat evil.

Retired
RCSD South Carolina

January 7, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

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

November 1, 2007

Rest in peace sir. Remembered today and always.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

January 7, 2007

Thank you for your sacrifice to the citizens of New Orleans. You have not been forgotten. RIP sir.

July 2, 2006

God bless you Paul. And may you be in heaven with God in enternal happiness.

Dylan Baboth

May 25, 2006

A fallen brother needs more than one reflection. You are always remembered and you will be in my prayers. You are a hero of the people and died protecting them.

LEO CDL

Officer Chris Lamm
New Berlin PD, New Berlin WI

January 14, 2005

Rest in peace Brother paul, you are a true Hero and will never be forgotten.


Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

February 6, 2004

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