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Patrolman Tom L. Roland

Bowie Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, June 4, 1959

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Reflections for Patrolman Tom L. Roland

Patrolman Roland,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bowie. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 4, 2019

Rest in Peace City Patrolman Tom L. Roland. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Bowie, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.


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

June 4, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 4, 2015

I did not know Officer Tom Roland, but he served the same community that I now serve. He made the ultimate sacrifice for me and my community. He will always be remembered.

Chief David Scruggs
Bowie Police Department

May 14, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 53rd anniversary year 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 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Rest In Peace.

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

November 16, 2012

Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice to our department and this city.

Lieutenant Guy Green
Bowie Police Department

May 14, 2012

It was 46 years ago today that Patrolman Tom Roland made the ultimate sacrifice for his community. He is not forgotten. I did not know Patrolman Roland but it doesn't matter. He was a brother under the badge.
May God continue to pour out His blessings upon the men and women of the Bowie Police Department and keep them safe from harm.

Patrolman Doug Hutchison
Irving Police Department, Texas, retired.

June 4, 2005

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