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Sergeant Casper Thomas Schmotzer

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, January 23, 1923

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Reflections for Sergeant Casper Thomas Schmotzer

Today is the 100 th anniversary of the day my mother, Delores Schmotzer Mangan, then a month short of her seventh birthday, learned that her father would not be coming home from work -- ever. I began doing some research as the centennial approached, but have not got much farther than newspaper clippings. Obviously no one alive today has first hand information, but there may be second or third generation people with something to share. I'd especially like to contact relatives of Casper's partner, Martin Milowski, who was wounded that day. If anyone has information, please contact me. [email protected]. On this day, rest in peace, Casper and mom. Dennis B. Mangan

Dennis Mangan

January 23, 2023

Sgt. Schmotzer,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 23, 2023

Rest in peace Sergeant Schmotzer.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 23, 2021

No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

January 23, 2021

RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 12, 2015

I am the great granddaughter of your Brother George Schmotzer who retired from the police force a few years before his passing in 1968 I was 2yrs old, This weekend I got to look at some of george's police hands books from 1907 and enjoyed every bit of them I thank any and all police officer for everything they do, May god keep you all safe


June 20, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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 dimishes respect, not even 89 years.

Rest In Peace

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

January 23, 2012

An Angel in the Sky Must Leave His Place of Rest. Gently Tucking His Wings Beneath His Armored Vest. For Duty has called, There is much work to do. Little did he know, This One is Dressed in Blue.Arriving on the Scene, He Knows Just What to Say,Follow me Fallen Brother, I'll Show you the Way, "Your Duty has Ended, Your Work is now Through, "Come Hang Your Hat Beside mine, I'm A Cop Too.

God bless the Schmotzer family

Rocky Geppert

February 20, 2010


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

January 15, 2008

Ofc. Schmotzer,

Today on the anniversary of your death, I dedicate my shift to you and your memory.

Thank You
Ofc. Ken Stevwing
Pittsburgh Police

Ofc. Ken Stevwing
Pittsburgh Police

January 23, 2007

Casper, you are not forgotten. Thank you for your courage.

PA Resident

March 3, 2006

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