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Detective Samuel Slater, Jr.

Grand Rapids Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, December 9, 1921

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Reflections for Detective Samuel Slater, Jr.

Det. Slater,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Grand Rapids. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 9, 2021

Great Grandfather,
We are proud of your dedication and service to our hometown of
Grand Rapids, MI
Rest easy Detective Slater,
Matt Tietema
Grand Rapids, MI

Matt Tietema
Great Grandson

May 24, 2021

Rest in peace always and please know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your fellow law enforcement.

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

September 4, 2020

Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Detective Slater.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 25, 2019

Detective Slater's great, great grandson accepting a rose on his behalf.


Rob Dewey

May 16, 2013

Rest in peace and and Olav Hashalom Det. Slater.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 18, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 90th 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, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 10, 2011

you are still remembed and loved!

k b

October 13, 2011

You are remembered today and thank you Sir and your brother for your service

manchester, nh

December 5, 2007

Gone but never forgotten. Your memory lives in our hearts forever. Rest in peace brother.

Comrades of the GRPD
Grand Rapids Police Department

September 16, 2004

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