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Police Officer Frank Powley

Pontiac Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, August 7, 1926

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Reflections for Police Officer Frank Powley

Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice.

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

August 7, 2020

Thanks for your service to your community, state and this great nation. You also served your country in WWI which says a lot about who you were. You no doubt saw combat overseas and then came home to protect those in your city. Thanks again for your sacrifice and outstanding service.

James Lopey, Assistant Sheriff (Ret)
Washoe County Sheriff's Office (Reno, Nevada)
Nevada DPS

August 7, 2019

90 years ago you were a husband and father. You went to work each day to serve your community. Your son loved and admired you. He was only four, and I can imagine you tossing him up in the air, taking him fishing, and going on adventures. In a few short months your life would be senselessly taken.
Tonight I am making a small memorial of you for my husband's shelf at work. He too is a husband and father. He too goes to work every day and serves his community. His children love and admire him. He tosses them in the air, teaches them to play baseball, and takes them on adventures. We never know when he walks out the door, if like you, his life will senselessly be taken. He too, is an officer.
We remember you, and all the other men and women who have fallen in the line of duty. Thank you for your service.

Jennifer Dray
Frank Powley's Great-Granddaughter

April 12, 2016

My faithful servant.
You were called upon to serve others.
You were asked to see, what no man should ever have to see.
To go through, what no man should ever have to go through.
But you did so with pride, honor, and integrity.

My faithful servant.
You were called upon to defend those, who could not defend themselves.
To provide justice to those, who did not respect it.
To lay down your life, if the time called for it.
Again, you did not question what was asked of you.
You did it with love, compassion, and loyalty.

My faithful servant.
In times of adversity, you prayed for strength.
In times of triumph, you praised your Lord.
You served your Country, State, and city proud.
Your service will forever be remembered by the many lives you’ve touched.

My faithful servant.
When your service on this earth is finally complete.
I will welcome you home with open arms.
I will embrace you and proclaim,
“Well done thou good and faithful servant.”

I wrote this when I lost a good friend (Police officer) to a horrible disease (cancer). I think it applies to all law enforcement officers (that’s who I had in mind as I wrote), but it resonates most when we lose one in the line of duty…RIP my brother.


August 1, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 2, 2013

Office Powley,
On today, the 82nd anniversary of your death, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served during WW I.



August 7, 2008

It has been 81 years since your brutal and tragic murder. Thank you for your bravery and sacrifice. May your family take comfort in knowing you will NEVER be forgotten and FOREVER be a hero!

DET SGT, Retired

August 9, 2007

Sir, may God Bless you for you sacrifice. Thank you.


May 28, 2005

Thank you for your great service to this country.............Rest in Peace.

Don Mathers

September 29, 2004

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