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Detective Sergeant Fernando G. Robles, Sr.

Victoria Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, September 20, 1983

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Reflections for Detective Sergeant Fernando G. Robles, Sr.

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 20, 2020

Det. Robles,
On today, the 36th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Victoria. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 20, 2019

Heroes live forever, Sergeant Robles, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Victoria and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

September 20, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 29th 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.

Time never diminishes respect. You will always be remembered and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and miss you for I know the pain and pride are forever. The reflections left by your family were touching and they are in my heart's embrace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 20, 2012

Rest in peace, Sergeant Robles. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Victoria and the great State of Texas are not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

September 20, 2012

Rest in peace, Sergeant Robles. You're not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

September 20, 2011

i miss you every day daddy and love you very much


April 21, 2011

"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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

March 5, 2008

I met Sargeant Fernando Robles long before I married his brother, Luis. Fernando worked nights as a security guard for
Citizen's Hosp. I was a medic on the Bloomington Volunteer
Ambulance. Fernando was always there to meet our ambulance and help me out. He was a kind and gentle soul, who always met us with a smile. God Bless you Fernando!!

Jean Robles

July 18, 2007

Fernando Robles is my oldest brother and after all these years, I still miss him very much. He loved to visit and we talked into the wee hours of the morning when he visited me in the Dallas area.
I did not know that this website was available. I just found it today, July 18, 2007.
May he rest in peace.
Love and blessings from his sister.


July 18, 2007

Detective Robles, you a not forgotten

September 20, 2005

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