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Officer John Walter Armatoski

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, May 1, 1953

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Reflections for Officer John Walter Armatoski

The CHP Needles Area has created a challenge coin to pay tribute to Officer Armatoski and his ultimate sacrifice. We would like to present one to the surviving family. If they could contact us at 7603262000.

Officer C. Burrows

November 23, 2022

The CHP Needles Area would like to contact any surviving family members of Officer John "Jack" Armatoski. We have made a challenge coin as a tribute to his ultimate sacrifice and would like to present it to the family. If they could please contact us at 760-326-2000

Officer. C. Burrows

November 23, 2022

You are in our hearts. You honored all your brothers and sisters in blue and gold ….We Praise you for your dedicated service and your service to the citizens of California. I hope your family knows how much you mean to us. Rest In Peace and May God watch over you.

State Traffic Officer 7185.
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

May 1, 2022

This was year I was born. My father was a California Highway Patrolman serving in Los Angeles. He had 5 years on the job. My family lived through the Newhall incident, numerous riots (Watts/Berkeley etc), the Harbor Blvd. shootings. My father stayed strong and served 30 years. I respect his service and all who have worn the Blue and Gold.

Jim Woodward

May 2, 2019

Thank you for your service.

Tim Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol (retired) 5342

May 30, 2018

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

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 1, 2018

He was a terrific person, a great officer and an awesome family friend.

Community Service Officer
West Covina PD

May 4, 2013

Rest in Peace, Officer Armatoski. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 56th 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 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

Phyllis Loya

May 1, 2009

You are not forgotten.


January 6, 2009

Been many years since you left us Brother But keep resting easy knowing the Blue And Gold NEVER forgets our own!! God Bless All

Calif Hwy Patrol. Ret.

May 1, 2008



May 1, 2008

Your legacy lives on in your daughters and grandchildren.
Thank you for making the ultimate sacrafice for all of us.

Family Member

October 8, 2006

You have NOT been forgotten Officer Armatowski. Each year, your MADD family, your own family and your wonderful CHP family come together and we recall your service and your sacrifice. Keep the newbies in line in heaven. You are our angel in (CHP) blue and gold.

Love, Aunt LoVae

Civilian LoVae Pray Martines
MADD-San Bernardino County Chapter

March 5, 2006

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