Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Harry F. Raines

Daytona Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, January 13, 1945

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Reflections for Detective Harry F. Raines

Love you uncle harry!! We have your memorial plaque hanging up.

Jessica Fanelli
Great niece

June 4, 2020

Rest in peace Detective Raines.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 9, 2019

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 23, 2018

We will never forget the sacrifice that you made for all of us, you sir are a hero. Continue to rest in peace Detective Raines.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

January 13, 2013

Our Dad, Det. Harry F. Raines, didnt deserve to die at such a young age,33. He left 2 young daughters, Sharon and Harriet, and a loving wife Helen. Our lives changed drastically that fateful day, I am now 72 and still miss him very much. My sister Sharon and I often wonder how our lives would have been if our dad hadn't been murdered. Our lives were never the same. But we will meet again. God Bless all those who put their lives in danger for the safety of others.

Harriet L. (Raines) Mendell

April 26, 2012

Rest in Peace, Detective Raines. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 9, 2012

Continue to rest in peace Detective Raines, we will never forget the sacrifice you made for all of us.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler FL


January 13, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 66th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

How wonderful that your family found this site and were able to leave reflections for you and see that you are still remembered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya

January 13, 2011

We will never forget those who gave their all for us, you sir are a HERO and heroes do live forever. Thank you for your service, dedication and protection.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL


January 13, 2011



January 4, 2008

I was 12 years old when my brother was killed in the line of duty. I remember I was home when my father received the telehone call. Harry was a good City Detective, Son, Brother, Husband and Father. We were all very proud of him for serving. We look forward to the day that we will all be together again.

Mrs. Mary Helen Raines Busek

September 23, 2006

Dear Grampa,
I love you and want you to know how proud I am of you and that it is an honor to have you as my Grandfather. You were gone before I was born, but I know we will meet in heaven.

Jerri Kelly
Grand Daughter

August 31, 2006

Thank you for this site, it is a Blessed tribute to all the fallen officers. I was 4 when my father, Det. Harry F. Raines was so brutely gunned down, my only clear memory of him was seeing him in his casket. I am now 66, and I still think about him, and wish I had had him in my life much longer. God Bless all the brave men and women, in Law Enforcement, for their bravery. God keep you safe,
Harriet (Raines) Mendell

Harriet L. Raines Mendell

August 31, 2006

Detective Raines,
No officer should be with a reflection, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Daytona Beach.


January 14, 2006

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