Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Earle M. Ames

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, December 11, 1936

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Reflections for Officer Earle M. Ames

Still in my prayers and always remembered. May God bless you and thank you for your service. Ride the heavens and watch over all our brothers and sisters working the blue & Gold.

State Traffic Officer 7185.
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

December 11, 2021

Semper Fi motorman.. You passed 9 years before I was born but I understand how much you loved our beloved Blue & Gold..God bless your family and May you always know we have you with us each and every day. I worked the SFOBB for several years and it was a tough beat to work. Thank you for watching over a of us for all these years

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

December 11, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Ames.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 1, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 11, 2017

Thank you

Civilian Ronald Ames

March 20, 2015

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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

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

December 30, 2011

Rest in Peace, Officer Ames. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

June 8, 2009

Did my time on the mean streets of Oakland myself and got out there to better places when I got some senority... Keep resting easy knowing the Blue and Gold NEVER forgets our own. GOD Bless All

Calif Hwy Patrol..Ret.

December 11, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

December 6, 2007

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer Danny Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

December 11, 2006


It sounds like thunder far away, but the skies are blue and bright...
And soon they crest the hill nearby, and ride into our sight.
They shake the ground with powerful sound, and they make some hearts beat fast...
They look so proud and noble, like Knights come from the past.

Side by side, they always ride, and seem to move as one...
From early in the morning light, to the setting of the sun.
And children point and wave to them, from cars that pass them by...
And young ones ask their parents, why the men have mirrors for eyes.

They ride the roads, and fight for good, and defend small ones like you...
They ask to ride, and do with pride, and sometimes they are few.
Like men of steel, on Silver Wings, they sparkle in the light...
then with a roar and rumble, they ride out of our sight.

Sometimes when one has fallen, never to ride again...
You can hear the others calling, like thunder on the wind.
Side by side, they slowly ride, and their thunder is a mournful sound...
And the mirrors hide their eyes from us, when teardrops fall to ground.

So if you see one riding, and you look into his face...
You see your reflection in his eyes, you know that you are safe.
For motormen are a special breed, they love to ride the wind...
And when you hear the thunder boom, the fallen ones ride again.


Author Unknown

Rest in Peace, Brother…
“Former Motorman”

Corporal Gregory A. Cohn
Florida Highway Patrol - St. Augustine

August 11, 2006

rest in peace motorman.

Ofc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Dept.

September 10, 2003

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