Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Forrest E. Sawyer

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, March 8, 1937

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Reflections for Patrolman Forrest E. Sawyer

The 4th episode of the dragnet radio show was dedicated to him

Josef Dieckman

June 5, 2022

Rest in peace Patrolman Sawyer. Was wondering if you were related to newsman Forrest Sawyer?

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 28, 2019

I too heard of Patrolman Sawyer's sacrifice by listening to an old Dragnet radio program. I then came here to express my sorrow, and to ask God to bless the soul of Patrolman Sawyer.


October 15, 2016

At the end of the radio programme “Dragnet” episode 4, there is a dedication to Patrolman Sawyer. As a retired officer, I still consider myself fortunate to have shared a career with you and our fellow officers. RIP not forgotten.

David Smith Detective Chief Inspector RT
Met Police London

January 22, 2014

Rest in peace, my brother...

Sgt. J. Sawyer A7979
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

August 12, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 75th 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 8, 2012

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Sawyer. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 26, 2012

Patrolman Sawyer - Three Fridays ago, on a very rainy morning, I stood in the State Assembly chambers when your name was one of almost 250 read off during a motion regarding next month's Peace Officers Memorial Week. You are not forgotten.

Thank you for your service to the people of the City of Denver and the State of Colorado.

May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. MOreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

May 13, 2010

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 8, 2010



March 11, 2008

Rest in peace brother.

Police Officer
Denver Police Department

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