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Officer Edgar Preston Alexander

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Saturday, November 16, 1929

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Reflections for Officer Edgar Preston Alexander

Rest in peace Officer Alexander.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 24, 2020

Officer Alexander,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the District of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 16, 2019

Grand Dad, although we never met, Dad was proud of and respected you, as did I. See you and dad on the other side.


Linda Alexander Vinson

May 11, 2019

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 5, 2013

Rest in Peace, Officer Alexander. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 5, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd 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. It is unfortunate that corruption was at the root cause of your death.

How proud you would have been that your descendants have continued your legacy of protecting and serving. Today it is not unusual to see large police funerals with representatives from many agencies in attendance, but until I read your memorial page, I was unaware that this is such an old tradition.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 16, 2011

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 29, 2007

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Alexander, we have the watch...

I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!


April 7, 2007

Officer Edgar Alexander is my great-grandfather. Through we never had the oppertunity to meet, I feel very proud and honored that my husband, Deputy Stephan Proffitt, and I can carry on his memory and his honor to serve and protect. Officer Laura Blundon Proffitt

Officer Laura Proffitt
Albemarle County Police Department I am his great-grandchild

April 21, 2006

This gentleman was my grandfather and died when my dad was 4 years old. Ultimately, my dad, Gordon F. Alexander, became and retired an Arlington County, VA police officer. Dad is now with him. God Bless you, Grandad.

Linda Alexander Vinson

April 10, 2006

I have heard stories of this policeman all my life. He had a son who followed in his footsteps. My thanks to this man who served, from his granddaughter.

Joyce rash

April 8, 2006

Rest in peace, my fallen hero.

St. Louis City Police

June 13, 2005

Thank you for your years of service. You will not be forgotten. Rest in peace, Sir.

A citizen

October 8, 2004

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