Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Warden Eugene Reiley

South Dakota Department of Corrections, South Dakota

End of Watch Friday, March 6, 1936

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Reflections for Warden Eugene Reiley

I visited you today along with other members of our family. Sheriff of the Territory to Warden of the State Penn. Thank you for your service and the honor you bestowed upon our family.

Marijo Johnson
Los Angeles Police Department FSG

August 20, 2017

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 6, 2012

Rest In Peace Warden Reiley. You are remembered.

Sgt. Jarrod Wilson / K9 Officer
West Virginia Division Of Corrections

March 6, 2012

RIP.You may be gone but you will not be forgotten.

Anonymous

November 8, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT, BEING 72 YEARS OLD AND STILL WORKING. YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE, GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL THOSE THAT LOVE YOU.

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

March 5, 2008

I have been working so hard to get your name corrected on the National Memorial, I hope I've succeeded with the help of the Department of Corretions in South Dakota. In this effort I've found even in death you are remembered and respected. I've been offered a private tour of the Penetentiary and where you once lived inside by the current Director. What a special honor that is.
Grandpa, do you realize that I would never have known your name was on the memorial had I not been in DC for the 2004 Memorial following the loss of my Officer. I hope you and the rest of the family are taking good care of him as he took care of me. As I will be in DC this coming May, I will I check to make sure our family name is correct.
Give my hugs and love to all those with you,
Your Loving Grand Daughter - MJ

Marijo Johnson
LAPD - Great Grand Daughter

December 30, 2006

To a man I never knew. One I know who loved so much. Thank you for your service, thank you for being the man whose image and love I learned to know through your son and granddaughter. Thank you for the mark you have left so that my children will know who you are.
What a legacy..........
You will always be honored.

Marijo Johnson
Great Granddaughter / LAPD FSG

May 25, 2006

To see one's name, as a true American Hero, humbles one. May God keep you in the hollow of his.

Captain Eugene P. Reilly
Archuleta County Sheriff's Department, Colorado

March 31, 2006

God bless you and keep you always.

DE
St. Louis City Police

May 26, 2005

God holds a special place for those who give their lives in the service of others. God Bless You, Warden Reilly.

Sgt. Bill Richardson
Anchorage, Alaska PD

February 28, 2005

Warden Reilly was still maintaining Law & Order at 72 years old. Criminals in 1936 or 2003 are all the same. Thanks Warden for the years of service and your sacrifice.

Sr. Trooper Keith Miller
Oregon State Police

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