Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Lemuel Dodd Savage

Amarillo Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, March 15, 1945

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Reflections for Detective Lemuel Dodd Savage

Rest in peace Detective Savage.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 23, 2021

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

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

August 22, 2020

Never new you, but knew about you from my dad, Capt. Gary Atteberry, your Grandson. Perhaps you two are sharing stories now. I have your wallet badge. Thank you for your service.

Sean Atteberry 6915
Great Grandson, Reed City Police Department

April 18, 2020

Thank you for your service Detective. I was in your grandsons FTO class today and you would have been very proud of him. Because of you he continues to train Officers and save lives. You will never be forgotten and you will always be part of the Law Enforcement brotherhood

Officer Arash Motedaeiny

February 28, 2020

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 4, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 67th 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 15, 2012

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge - Proverbs 14:32.

A hero is never forgotten. Thank you.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

March 15, 2011

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 15, 2010

On the 65th anniversary of Detective Savage's death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Detective Savage is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

March 14, 2010

You are not forgotten...........RIP.


November 16, 2008

This is my great- grandfather. His daughter was my grandmother. Unfortunately both of them died before I could get to know them. Such a tragedy.

great granddaughter

May 6, 2008

I am the Great Grandaughter of Lemuel Dodd Savage. My mother Lisa is his Grandaughter and My Grandmother, Bernice was his daughter. He died 36 years before I was born. I know little about him except that he was killed in the line of duty. My grandmother could never speak much about him to my mom without becoming upset. I am sure he was a great man and his memory will live on through out generations.

Kristen Kucker
Great Grandaughter

May 2, 2008



March 16, 2008

"Pop" Savage died 14 years before I was born, but my mother told me stories about him, and how much she loved him. Decades after his death, her eyes would well up with tears if she spoke of him at any great length. She was with him in the hospital when he passed, and I don't think she was ever the same again. My aunt, his other daughter, told me about his lovely blue eyes, and his beautiful bass singing voice and that he loved to sing. My grandmother never remarried after Pop's death, saying that she had had the best and wasn't interested in marrying a second time. She went to her grave loving him. I would have given anything to have known him, to have heard his voice and listened to his stories. He is a hero to me, as are all the officers who have given their all in the line of duty.

Lisa Moreman Miller

February 9, 2008

I'm your first granddaughter.You died 9 years before I was born, but your murder affected this family in profound and irreversible ways. I wish I'd known you and that "Jack" had had her daddy for a lot longer.

Teresa Atteberry Eaton

January 17, 2006

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace Brother.

Officer Scott Lundegren
Yarmouth Police Department, MA

July 12, 2005

Although we never met, I know how he chose to protect his community and I've seen the good he still inspires in others. I'm honored to be his grandson.

Ty Savage

April 26, 2004

He was planning to fly kites with his ten year old son (me) after work that day.

Terry Ronald Savage
Lemuel's only son

April 16, 2004

You will always be 'Pop' to me, Detective Savage. You were my grandfather for only 5 short years, but the memory of you started me on my law enforcement career. Rest well and show us the way.

Captain (retired) Gary N. Atteberry
Ferris State University Department Of Public Safety Big Rapids, MI

April 11, 2004

Thank you for your service to the Great state of Texas.Rest in peace brother.

Texas Peace Officer
University of Houston Law Enforcement Academy class 89

March 25, 2004

I never got to meet you grandpa' but I know you died a hero unlike the cowards who took you from us. Thank you for volunteering to protect us even though you made the ultimate sacrifice in doing so. I miss you.

Officer Scott Savage
Palo Alto Police Department

I hope I told your story the way you would have wanted it.

Captain Milton Pool
Amarillo Police Department

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