Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Robert G. Steele

Montana Highway Patrol, Montana

End of Watch Saturday, November 2, 1946

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Reflections for Patrolman Robert G. Steele

Patrolman Steele, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 3, 2020

On 091718 we got a call to a lost/disoriented elderly male. He would provide us minimal information and we assumed he had walked away from a nursing home. With a little investigation after looking in his wallet, we identified him as William Rose. He had spent the last 3 years in a nursing home in Pampa TX. He left the home, took busses to OKC and then Tulsa. His plan was to do harm with his nephew who lives in the Tulsa area. We also found he was charged with the murder of Trooper Steele in 1946. Rose is 96 years old and still being an heartless outlaw. Rose was also convicted of armed robbery and spent time in an Oklahoma prison. It is very frustrating to see this man roaming free while Trooper Steele made the ultimate sacrifice.

Officer Perry Lewis
Tulsa Police Department

September 19, 2018

On 091718 we got a call to a lost/disoriented elderly male. He would provide us minimal information and we assumed he had walked away from a nursing home. With a little investigation after looking in his wallet, we identified him as William Rose. He had spent the last 3 years in a nursing home in Pampa TX. He left the home, took busses to OKC and then Tulsa. His plan was to do harm with his nephew who lives in the Tulsa area. We also found he was charged with the murder of Trooper Steele in 1946. Rose is 96 years old and still being an heartless outlaw. Rose was also convicted of armed robber and spent time in an Oklahoma prison. It is very frustrating to see this man roaming free while Trooper Steele made the ultimate sacrifice.

Officer Perry Lewis
Tulsa Police Department

September 19, 2018

I just listened to a Dragnet episode that honored Trooper Steele at the end of it. The episode was "The Red Light Bandit" first aired 7/14/1949. Thank you for your service to our country and to the state of Montana

Ptl. Dickert
Mauldin Police Dept S.C.

January 12, 2015

Thank you for your sacrifice. My brother Michael was killed on 9/11/2001 in the World Trade Center while he served as a firefighter in the NYFD. God Bless you in heaven.

Patrick Mullan
NYC Department of Finance

October 23, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 64th anniversary week 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 6, 2010

as a former mass.state metropolitan district commission police officer,(now mass.state police dept.),I LOST A FEW POLICE OFFICER FRIENDS IN THE LINE OF DUTY,AND FROM YEARS OF THE STRESS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT.POLICE OFFICERS,ARE THE THIN BLUE LINE,THEY PROTECT ALL U.S. CITIZENS .MAY THE GOOD LORD HAVE MERCY AND PROTECT ALL POLICE OFFICERS,WHETHER THEY ARE LOCAL,STATE ,OR FEDERAL.GOD BLESS.-MARTIN BORIAN-121 N.MAIN STREET,ANDOVER,MASS.01810

former ptl.martin borian
ma.metropolitan district police-former -now

May 17, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your military service and your police service, this writer is disappointed that your killer was paroled.

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

October 30, 2007

Patrolman Steele,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served during WWII.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

November 2, 2006

I just finished listening to an original radio recording from 7-14-49, an episode of "Dragnet" with Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday. Apparantly after each weekly episode back then, the announcer would read a name of a fallen police officer and give the date and dept/unit/state of same. This particular episode was dedicated to Patrolman Robert Steele of the Montana Highway Patrol. I wonder if anyone remembered this? God rest his soul! Palmyra,NJ 08065. I looked his name up on the internet,found this great site. How nice of you to honor these brave people.

bob mcnulty

June 7, 2006

Thank You Robert. Billings will never forget you.

-Billings resident


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