Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Louis Silva

Gallup Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Monday, September 15, 1930

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Reflections for Police Officer Louis Silva

Officer Silva,
Sir, even though it has been 83 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Gallup. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 18, 2013

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 10, 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 83rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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. Rest In Peace.

How nice that your family continued your legacy of public service and honor you on this site.


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

May 14, 2013

I am honored to be your great grandson. You made the ultimate sacrifice and you are remembered by your family. You give me the courage and passion to carry out my duties every day. You will never be forgotten.

Deputy Probation Officer Gonzalez
Los Angeles County Probation Department

October 25, 2011

Great Grandfather... You started the law enforcement bloodline in our family. Thank you for all that you accomplished. You will always be a hero!!!

Deputy Silva
San Diego County Sheriff

September 28, 2011

Officer Silva,
On today, the 81st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Gallup. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



September 15, 2011

Officer Silva and family
The Gallup Police Department will have their memorial
to honor six of our fallen Officers on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 at 10:00 am at Emmanuel Baptist Church. God bless
you, we will not forget.
Linda Garcia


April 29, 2010

Officer Silva,
You are not forgotten. Gallup Police Department will be having a Memorial in your honor along with five other Officer who gave their lives. The memorial will be held on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at 10:00 am at Emannuel Baptist Church. Rest in Peace brother we are still here for you.
Any family members who would like to attend the memorial, please call me so I can send you an invitation. God bless you. Linda Garcia

Linda Garcia
City Proseuctors Office

April 20, 2009

Dearest Grandpa Louie,
My love, Grandma Onofre, is your daughter. Although, I never met you, she told me all about you, and what a wonderful man you were. She spoke about you until her own death in 1984, when she was 80 years old. Til that day she still called you "my daddy". You're a hero.

Love, your great-great granddaughter, Lisa.

Lisa D. Tapia
great-great granddaughter

November 9, 2008

No officer should go without reflection on the great sacrifice of the men in blue. Thank you, Officer Silva, for working to protect and serve. You are in my prayers today.

Wife of LEO, APD, NM

June 13, 2006

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