Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Thomas L. Pryme

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Saturday, July 24, 1982

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Reflections for Trooper Thomas L. Pryme

Loving memories on the St. Valentines Day

wife
wife

February 14, 2012

Thinking of you today.
Miss you

Carolanne
wife

January 27, 2012

Christmas 2011
Missing you

Carolanne
wife

December 24, 2011

Missing you today, July 24th and always

Carolanne
wife

August 3, 2011

Thinking of you today..as Easter draws near. You would have a blast with Fuddy's three little girls. Tommy's kids look like you. Miss You honey

Carol
wife

April 19, 2011

Merry Christmas. You are with us today and always. It is snowing in the north country...remembering those winters..you out plowing.....

Carolanne
wife

December 25, 2010

August 12,1967 St. Emydius Church, San Francisco..43 years ago today. Happy Anniversary

Carolanne
wife

August 12, 2010

Miss you more now.
28years, two weeks before your birthday and our anniversary...
and two days before Fuddy's birthday. She is 36 this year.
We love youand think of you daily.
me

Carolanne
wife

July 28, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 28th 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 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. I pray for the solace of all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 24, 2010

Christmas ......never the same without you.
Think of you daily, and you are in all our prayers.
Your picture (the smiling one in uniform) hangs in Fuddy's living room. Her oldest girl Laurel looks alot like Karen
at 7 years old. The five grandchildren keep you forever with us.

Carolanne
wife

December 28, 2009

I was just remembering Tom a week or so ago and yesterday I received my USS Hancockassociation newsletter where I found his name on the Taps section for departed shipmates. I looked him up & printed the information of Officer Down Memorial page and will insert in my cruise book. I considered Tom A very good friend during his time aboard but lost contact with him after he left The Hancock. Although it has been 27 years, my condolences to his wife and family. Good luck and may God bless every member of his family. Phil Torres [email protected]

IC2 Phil Torres
USS Hancock CVA 19, shipmate

December 27, 2009

The NYS Troopers PBA will never forget Trooper Pryme's sacrifice. Tpr. Pryme was the Troop B Delegate from Nov. 1, 1981 until his death.

Tpr. Thomas Mungeer - President
NYS Troopers PBA

December 2, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Trooper Pryme and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

July 20, 2009

Memorial Day 2009
In memory of a Vietnam Vetran (USN 1964-1967) abord th USS Hancock

All our love
Carolanne, Fuddy and Tommy Pryme

Carolanne Pryme, wife
wife

May 24, 2009

Remembering you today and always

Anonymous

November 27, 2008

RIP.You will never be forgotten.

Anonymous

October 28, 2008

We never met, but for 7 years I had the honor of reciting your name, along with all other Troop B members killed in the line of duty, at our annual Memorial Day ceremony at Troop B headquarters. Best wishes to your family.

Major Bill Warburton (ret.)
NYSP Troop B Commander

July 24, 2008

Trooper Tom Pryme was an SP Academy classmate of mine, Class 122 11/02/1970...worked very hard at what he did.Tom will never be forgotten...RIP

Sr.Inv.Gerald H. Wienckowski(ret.)
New York State Troopers

January 24, 2008

Five grandchildren Tom..
You are with us at Christmas and always


wife

December 24, 2007

"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
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

December 20, 2007

I still miss the smile and the wit. You were a good friend. I visit your grave and remember our good times.

Rodger Haggett
Friend of the family

September 27, 2007

Trooper Pryme, I don't know you but I had the honor of working along side your wife, Carolanne in the S.F. Bay area. My best wishes to your family and extended family. One question. You didn't have to step into the lane of traffic to stop speeders like the Maryland State Troopers, did you?

Margaret (Eaton) McCabe
friend of widow

September 29, 2006

I miss him. I thank anyone that has left a comment on my dad, it means great things to me to know how much he meant to the people who TRULY knew him.(How did they get his motorcycle on/off the Quonset?)

T.L.Pryme Jr.
Son

July 23, 2006

We never met, but I think I knew you...

Aloha, Jean-Louis LePendu

Captain Jean-Louis LePendu

April 18, 2006

Miss you everyday. I wear your NYSP pin in memory. You have 4 beautiful grandchildren and 1 more on the way.

I love you forever
Carolanne

Carolanne Pryme
widow, Tpr T.L. Pryme

March 15, 2006

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