Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant James Stiner

Arizona Department of Corrections, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, September 18, 1967

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Reflections for Sergeant James Stiner

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 18, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant Stiner.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 30, 2020

We are looking for all family survivors from Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, Florence Arizona. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office holds an annual memorial service the first Thursday in May, and we would like to mail surviving family invitations to be able to view the service via live scan or in person. Please contact me at Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.

Deborah Lopez
Pinal County Sheriff's Office

October 25, 2016

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 28, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 45th 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.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

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

September 18, 2012

God Bless your soul Sergeant Stiner. You gave it all for us and I thank you. Your sacrifice will never ever be forgotten. Thank you again and God Bless......

Former CSO I (ASPC-F/SMU) Shon V. Edmons
USMC (Retired)

August 25, 2012

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 11, 2012

Sgt. Stiner,
On today, the 42nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Arizona. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.



September 18, 2008

To the family, friends and co workers of SGT. James Stiner who lost his life
while doing his duty to keep society safe from those predators whom we all fear, we send our love and heart-felt prayers.

Conrad Bowen ... Civilian
caring person

February 17, 2008

Thank you for your service and dedication. May you rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

December 23, 2007

The man who killed Sergeant Stiner was later housed in a minimum security prison in Florence, AZ and that man's three sons broke him out of prison along with another murderer in 1977. The gang of five went on a cross county crime spree killing several people including a family of five and a young toddler. They were eventually caught at a roadblock near Casa Grande and shootout - but the man who shot Sgt. Stiner escaped into the desert but later died of exposure. Several of us sat for days in surveillance on homes associated with the gang hoping to catch them before they did more damage.

It only goes to demonstrate the danger faced by prison guards as they do their everyday duty guarding and transporting some of America's most evil villians. Thank God we have folks like Sergeant Stiner who protect us with that fine blue line. His duty should be honored.

Tucson PD

October 20, 2007

Rest in Peace, Sergeant Stiner. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

November 2, 2006

I had the honor of working at Stiner Unit for two years. I remember looking at Sgt. Stiner's Picture hanging on the wall everyday walking into the unit. Its something I will never forget. Your memory lives forever Sgt. Stiner.

J.Smothermon Federal Correctional Offic
Federal Bureau of Prisons

July 8, 2004

36 years later, your sacrafice remembered. Rest easy.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

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