Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Probationary Patrolman Ralph S. Souders

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, December 19, 1922

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Reflections for Probationary Patrolman Ralph S. Souders

Rest in peace Probationary Patrolman Souders.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 25, 2019

Officer Souders's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 8-30-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

September 3, 2018

Officer Souders,
Although we never had the opportunity to meet, I think about you and your sacrifice often. I graduated from the police academy the day before the 92nd anniversary of your line of duty death. The academy was nice enough to mention you and your sacrifice with a moment of silence. I know you will be watching over me during the course of my duties, and I hope to continue the legacy that you left behind.

Your proud great-grandson,

Patrol Officer Andrew J Gatz. Badge #236

Patrol Officer Andrew Gatz
Yorkville Police Department

December 20, 2014

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Souders. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

I wish I could have had the honor of knowing you...

Erik Derby
Great Grandson

January 31, 2012

It has been 89 years since you bravely gave your life in the line of duty. Although so much time has passed, you remain a hero to many people including me. I am proud to carry your name. May God bless you and may you rest in peace forever.

Ralph S. Souders III
December 19, 2011

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December 19, 2011

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 who was murdered in the 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. How nice that your family continued your legacy of protecting and serving.

Rest In Peace.

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

December 19, 2011

Patrolman Souders,
On today, the 86th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served during WW II. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

December 19, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

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

December 10, 2007

Though we have never met, I think of you often. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Your great grandson and fellow officer, David Sebek


“Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called the children of God.”

PO David Sebek, 3341
St. Louis County PD

September 9, 2007

I think about your sacrifice on a frequent basis. I have seen your memorial and badge and I thank you for your bravery. I am proud to be a your great grandson.

Andrew J. Gatz
Great Grandson

July 13, 2007

I wish I had met you.......


great granddaughter

September 20, 2006

GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. REST IN PEACE BROTHER, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!!!

SGT. DANIEL ABRAHAMSON
OSCEOLA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE

December 19, 2005

May your rest in the arms of the Lord and watch over your brothers and sisters in blue.

OFC JW #302
RPD

November 29, 2005

MY BROTHER, I DO NOT KNOW HOW YOU DIED, BUT I DO KNOW YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. A HERO NEVER IS. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

December 19, 2004

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