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Police Officer George G. Rojas

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, January 28, 1976

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Reflections for Police Officer George G. Rojas

Rest in peace Officer Rojas.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 15, 2020

Rest in Peace officer George Rojas. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice. I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, and Co-Workers.

I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderer.

Amen!

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX

January 29, 2016

It's been 40 years today that My friend Officer George Rojas was killed while doing his job as a Police Officer. I miss you my friend. Gone But Will Never Be Forgotten.

Retired HPD Officer S.R. Benavides
Houston Police Department

January 28, 2016

This Thursday, January 28, 2016, will be 40 years ago that George Rojas was murdered. The man who killed him was never convicted of this crime. George was a very close friend of mine, as I too was a HPD Officer during that time. I still miss him a lot. His wife Mary and daughter, Sonya are still close friends of mine, especially Sonya.
Officer George Rojas has been Gone Along Time, But He Will Never Be For Gotten.

Retired Officer Steve R. Benavides
Houston Police Department

January 25, 2016

Tio George,
It's been 39 years. I never got a chance to meet you. I'm sure you would have been a great example for us. My dad, your brother, is proud of who you were!! When we recorded your voice for him to hear he was emotional. There is one fact I had never realized, though. You were taken 9 days after my dad's birthday. Thank you for your service!!! Never forgotten!!!

Cynthia (Rojas) Suarez
Niece

September 27, 2015

Tio George,
It's been 39 years. I never got a chance to meet you. I'm sure you would have been a great example for us. My dad, your brother, is proud of who you were!! When we recorded your voice for him to hear he was emotional. There is one fact I had never realized, though. You were taken 9 days after my dad's birthday. Thank you for your service!!! Never forgotten!!!

Cynthia (Rojas) Suarez
Niece

September 3, 2015

Heroes live forever, Officer Rojas, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Houston and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

January 28, 2013

Rest in peace, Officer Rojas. You're not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

January 28, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 36th 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, and your memory will always be honored and revered. .

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I hold your family in my heart's embrace today

.Rest In Peace

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

January 28, 2012

Another hero remembered.

Watch over us brother.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi
York Regional Police

January 28, 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
Sergeant
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

February 13, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 25, 2008

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Wisconsin L.E.O.

October 15, 2007

Officer Rojas,
On today, the 29th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Houston.
R.I.P.
Anonymous

January 28, 2005

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