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Police Officer William D. Albers

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, August 19, 1979

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Reflections for Police Officer William D. Albers

Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your heroic actions and sacrifice.

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

August 19, 2020

Officer Albers,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

August 19, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Albers.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 18, 2019

Bill I still remember that day as if it were today. We all from the old Western District remember you well. RIP Brother.

Sgt William Phelps
Baltimore City Police

May 9, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 34th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 18, 2013



February 27, 2013

I think about you often Uncle heart still hurts when I consider that you're gone....I know you're still with us and watching over our family every day. I love you!

Laurie Cook

February 27, 2013

rest in peace and may god bless you

pfc j pease

August 19, 2012

I just want you to know that you are not forgotten.

Police Officer Richard L. Waybright II.
Baltimore City Police Department

March 28, 2012

Thank for yur service doing a job to protect us all . Yur work and sacrfice all never be forgoten .

Lisa Strally
Artsy Fartsy 1 st responder gallery / cafe

August 20, 2011

Thank you for your service Officer Albers and God bless you and your family.

Captain Paul Philipps
Paesippany Police

September 7, 2010

Thank you for your service Officer Albers and God bless you and your family.

Captain Paul Philipps
Paesippany Police

September 7, 2010

Bill it's been many years since that August day in 1979 that you left us. As my Turnkey you were always a pleasure to work with, one of the really nice guys always willing to do more. We think of you often and wish you were still with us. Thanks for being there.

Bill Phelps

BCPD Western and Eastern District

July 21, 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
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

November 7, 2007

I still remember the shock waves that your death set off in the Hopkins Hospital community. We still remember your service and mourn your loss.

February 28, 2007

God bless you and your family.

MD Resident

January 18, 2007

We ask Thy blessings and eternal rest to all our brothers and sisters
Who have sacrificed their very lives in the performance of
their duties. Give their loved ones the peace and
Strength to bear the anguish of their loss. Remove all
resentment from their hearts, knowing that eternal
peace and rest will abide their departed loved ones
forever. This we beg, Thy name forever and ever,

Ret. Officer William Hackley
Baltimore Police

November 21, 2005

Thank you for your devoted service to the citizens of Baltimore. Rest in peace, Sir, you served well.

a Maryland citizen

November 17, 2004

It has been many years since you were taken, but you are not forgotten. Thank You for your service. Rest in Peace Officer Albers.

Mother of a Police Officer

October 14, 2004

No fallen hero should be without a reflection. Rest in peace Blue Angel. RIP with my dad, fallen hero Lt. Walter Taylor Jr. Baltimore City PD for 36 1/2 years. Gone but NEVER forgotten.
Daughter of Lt. Taylor
EOW 4/17/03 BCPD

Daughter of Lt. Walter Taylor Jr. BCPD eow 4/17/03

August 15, 2004

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