Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer John F. Smith

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, October 28, 1916

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Reflections for Police Officer John F. Smith

No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

October 28, 2020

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 98th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2014


I used a web site called vPIKE to visit pictures of the intersection where you were assaulted. There is a bar at the corner, which might be the site of the incident. I,and most likely many others, wish we could have been there to back you up, as you would do for us as well. All these years later who would expect that we would be remembering you fondly. Your good friend.

Danny Saam.

Officer Danny Saam, 7277 Ret.
Indio CHP.

August 25, 2012

Rest in peace as we will always remember you.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

October 28, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

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

October 26, 2007

Thank you for your service so many years ago Sir.Though many years have passed and the world has changed I think of the pain your family felt seconds after they learned of your death.Please rest in peace.

Cpl Edward Crenshaw
Philadelphia Police

July 13, 2006

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