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Park Police Officer Charles J. Speaker

Chicago Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, June 30, 1941

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Reflections for Park Police Officer Charles J. Speaker

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 30, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Speaker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 29, 2019

Officer Speaker's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 2-20-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

February 20, 2018

Officer Speaker, how tragic that your life was taken those many years ago, but I feel some sort of closure with the execution of your murderer. Many say that capital punishment is not the answer, but, he killed three others before killing you. Had he ever gotten out of jail, how many more might he have taken?

You did a tough job and you are a hero, not for having died, but for having lived.

God Bless and may your eternal rest be always peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

January 7, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 71rst anniversary year 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 17, 2012

Rest in Peace, Park Police Officer Speaker. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 21, 2012

The CPD will not allow your ultimate sacrifice to be forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Detective Thomas Downes

June 30, 2011

On this the 67th anniversary of your death your sacrifice and service are remembered.
Rest in peace as you patrol with St. Michael and all fallen
heroes in heaven.

June 30, 2008

Officer Speaker, thank you for your service. It is sad that your own Department seems to have forgotten the ultimate sacrifice you made. Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

March 25, 2008

65 yrs. ago and Officer Speaker is not forgotten. God bless our law enforcement officers!

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD Fla.

August 30, 2006

65 yrs. ago and Officer Speaker is not forgotten. God bless our law enforcement officers!

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD Fla.

August 30, 2006

To those who have fallen and to the ones that stand guard, let it never be said that you were forgotten.


July 2, 2006

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