Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Daniel Alan Pratt

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, September 3, 1988

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Reflections for Police Officer Daniel Alan Pratt

I remember working at 77th division the night it happened and hearing that horrible officer needs help call come over the radio. I felt helpless since I was working at the desk and couldn't respond. I just started praying that every would be ok.

Also, I had you for a day as my training officer about 4-6 months prior to that horrible night. You definitely left an good impression on me that I still can remember having you as my partner.

I left LAPD about 8 years later after that night but still today I have never forgot you!

Jodi "Turner" Salazar - Police
LAPD 77th Division

April 15, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Pratt.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 4, 2019

Danny, I never met you, but I’ve heard a lot of great things about you from your wife, Andi. You will never be forgotten. You live through tour children.

Tom Simonds Retired
San Diego Police Department

September 1, 2019

Even all these years later, Danny is still on my mind. We worked patrol together at Hollenbeck. I went to the Academy and sometime later he went to 77th.

I was older than Danny and he often asked me for advice, or just wanted to talk. The last time, at the Academy Fountain, shortly before his murder.

He was a good cop. I miss him.

Sgt II Timothy Smith, 17722
LAPD (retired)

November 23, 2018

Shameful and cowardly to ambush an officer. May Officer Daniel Pratt rest in peace.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

September 4, 2018

I think Danny had five or six years on the job when he was murdered. He was a 2..3 serial number. He worked for Bob G. In RAD when he was murdered. I know this because I worked 77th back then.

Police Officer II James T. Brousseau
LAPD, worked with Danny

September 3, 2018

30 years ago today. My birthday. I worked 77th Div. with you, Danny, We use to run together. I remember you asking me how far South East was, lol. When this happened. You were working RAD for Bob Green back then. A crazy SPU unit.

I miss you Danny. I haven’t taken off your my memorial band for thirty years. It sucks you were murdered on my birthday. It’s made my birthday bitter sweet. That’s ok.

I worke 77th as a P-1 and later as a

Wow, wasn’t 77th something back then? Overwhelming. What abou Davenport? You were a good man and a good cop and I pray that you are in heaven.

Seriously, on my birthday? That’s ok brother.

James “Jimmy” Brousseau #25212.

P-2 LAPD Serial no. 25212
Los Angeles Police Department

September 3, 2018

30 years ago today. My birthday. I worked 77th Div. with you, Danny, We use to run together. I remember you asking me how far South East was, lol. When this happened. You were working RAD for Bob Green back then. A crazy SPU unit.

I miss you Danny. I haven’t taken off your my memorial band for thirty years. It sucks you were murdered on my birthday. It’s made my birthday bitter sweet. That’s ok.

I worke 77th as a P-1 and later as a

Wow, wasn’t 77th something back then? Overwhelming. What abou Davenport? You were a good man and a good cop and I pray that you are in heaven.

Seriously, on my birthday? That’s ok brother.

James “Jimmy” Brousseau #25212.

P-2 LAPD Serial no. 25212
Los Angeles Police Department

September 3, 2018

Officer Pratt,
As a fellow Marine I would just like to say on today, the 30th anniversary of thank you for your service and sacrifice- not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 3, 2018

God bless to our brother. I was a 4 year officer when Daniel was killed. I am still carrying on his fight.

Sgt. G Garcia
Aurora Colorado Police Dept

September 3, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 30th anniversary of your EOW.

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

September 3, 2018

I don't know you or your perputraitor. But I believe they should pay the highest price for their crimes

Stephanie Brubaker
None

September 28, 2016

Just a note, the actual killer got life without parole. It is the driver not the actual killer eligible.

Citizen

September 16, 2016

A Revoke Parole letter written and sent this day. What a disgrace for this officer and his family.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County Police Dept, NY

September 12, 2016

Once again, a murdered officer has been betrayed by the people he swore to protect. Officer Pratt did not get a chance at parole but his life was taken without any regard for the pain and suffering it would cause. My letter sent for revoking the parole of this murderer has been sent. Rest in peace, you have not been forgotten.

Snr. Ptlmn Donnie Meaders (Retired)
Wewoka, OK Police Department

September 5, 2016

It is inconceivable that the person who murdered Danny Pratt should be paroled. Officer Pratt's undeserved sentence was death, and his killer should never walk free.
Letter sent to the governor to revoke parole. Praying for family & friends.

PSR III Patricia Warren (retired)
Los Angeles Police Department Comm Div

June 11, 2016

Father, give wisdom, strength and courage to the family of Officer Pratt, who must now relive the nightmare of their loved ones' tragic murder by thugs so many years ago. I pray for the wisdom of Gov. Brown, that he revoke this parole, not just now, but every single time he comes up for it. God bless the Pratt family with your love and comfort from this day forward...

S. Adrianne McCann
Civilian Supporter

June 7, 2016

Rest in peace brother, my No Parole letter goes out tomorrow. Thank you for your service and hopefully this guy never sees freedom again. God bless the family and friends of Officer Pratt who are having relive this nightmare again.

Sr. Ptlmn/K-9 Hndlr Donnie Meaders
Wewoka (OK) Police Department

January 11, 2015

Officer Pratt's sentence was death. He never had the opportunity to say goodbye to his wife and kids. He never got to see them grow. It is unfair that his murder's have the potential to walk free. For the sake of his family, the community and law enforcement please deny parole and keep them in prison where they belong. Officer Pratt does not have the option of parole and neither should they.

Detective Richard Compton
LAPD

January 8, 2015

To Whom it May Concern,

I respectfully ask that you DENY PAROLE to Rayleen Brooks, inmate #W40103. This inmate's involvement in the brutal and violent murder of Police Officer Daniel Pratt, of the Los Angeles Police Department in 1988 should preclude her from ever being paroled.

In the wake of what is currently going on in the world, it would be a clear sign of how we view these types of crimes and how we address them.

Sincerely,

Det. Martinez

Det. Jose Martinez
LAPD

January 8, 2015

Honored to send out my No Parole letter today.

Natasha Hubbard (Communications Officer)

January 8, 2015

My "No Parole" letter went out today by brother of the Badge, God Bless Your Family, Friends and Department. Thank You so much for your Service to the citizens of Californian.

Bob Reed, Retired Police Officer
South KLake Tahoe Police Depoartment

January 7, 2015

I miss Danny Pratt today as much as I did 26 years ago. He was a fine, honest, hardworking man and a good friend who was gone all too soon. I know that he would beam with pride to see how well his children have done in life. They are truly his living legacy.

Sgt. II Chris Thiffault (Retired)
LAPD

September 3, 2014

Danny/Family/LAPD,

I marvel at the strength and dignity of your immediate and extended family, and the courage of our brother and sister officers. I am honored to have known them. To all of you, on this day and for eternity know this: Families are Forever.

May the Lord bless you with all that you stand in need of as you continue to miss our brother Danny,

PIII #26566
LAPD

September 3, 2014

I too was working the night Dan's life was ended. As we scoured all of South Bureau for your murderer's, I was in dis-belief. I could not believe an Officer as sharp as you, could be killed. But it happened, and it changed my life forever. Recently I met your daughter Heather (totally unplanned), she's a very nice young lady. You will never be forgotten!

Retired Detective S. Michelson
LAPD

August 23, 2014

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