Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman William Sparta

Lyndhurst Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, October 13, 1918

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Reflections for Patrolman William Sparta

Oh man, leaving behind a widow and nine children, rest in peace Patrolman Sparta, a real hero!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 13, 2020

Patrolman Sparta,
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 Lyndhurst. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 13, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 13, 2018

R.I.P to my Great Grandfather!
Your son Edward was my grandfather and through the years I’ve acquired many photos of you from your time serving with the Lyndhurst Police Dept.
You were badge #3 and I’ve been a patrolman with the Nutley Police Dept., just over the bridge from Lyndhurst! My badge # is 330
Your son Frank was able to get a street in Lyndhurst named after you and there are memorials for you in the park next to the police department as well as at the Bergen county police academy.

Ptlm. Matt Canova
Nutley Police Dept. NJ

January 8, 2018

Hi Grandpa,
I never knew you but I found your name on the wall of the Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC. Your son, my Dad, never really knew you either. He was 6 when you were killed. His 7 brothers and sister helped raise him. I knelt down next to your name and felt honored to be there. I know I will see you all again and I can't wait to walk by a stream and talk and talk with you and Dad. Your great great grandchildren are beautiful and I can't wait to tell them about my trip to Washington DC to find you. God Bless You Grandpa.
Joyce (Harry's Daughter)


September 14, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd 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 officer Larry Lasater

October 13, 2011



May 26, 2009

On the eve of the anniversary of your passing, we remember your sacrifice of 89 years ago and thank you Sir for your service.

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

October 12, 2007

You paid the ultimate sacrifce over 88 years ago. I hope your family takes solace in the fact that you will FOREVER be a hero and NEVER be forgotten!

SGT, Retired

July 23, 2007

Rest in peace brother

May 22, 2006

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