Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer John L. Sullivan

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Wednesday, July 23, 1952

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Reflections for Officer John L. Sullivan

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute!

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

July 22, 2018

Uncle John,
I never had the honor of meeting you, although your name comes up in many conversations. I wish my family stayed close to our family in Indiana. I DO know however my Dad carried an undying sorrow, sadness
For your family. However he had an undying "heartache" towards your assailant.
Thank OUR GOD for HIS forgiveness, as HE forgave US.
Oz Sullivan

Oz Sullivan
Niece

October 30, 2017

Faithful unto Death | Eternal Rest

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD-IMPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

July 22, 2017

Thanks Dad!

Theresa Freeman
Daughter

July 24, 2016

Eternal Rest

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

July 23, 2016

Eternal Rest

S. I. Drake, Lt/IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

July 22, 2015

Rest In Peace

S. I. Drake, Lt. IPD (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

July 22, 2013

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

Officer 11169

March 24, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 16, 2013

Officer Sullivan, thank you for your service to our City.

Ptl. J. Taylor
IMPD

December 6, 2012

So sorry to hear this. My did worked for the IPD as a Lieutenant for many year and finally retired after his '20' in service. He was survived by his wife and 6 children who miss him very much. He is no longer with us either at this time. I'm sure he misses all the new udated with CSI and forensic evidence which would have made his life much more manageable.

Teresa Willingham (Shrader) general empl
daughter San Bernardino Co Sheriff

November 15, 2011

Sir, Thank you for your service to our city. You will never be forgotten R.I.P brother.

Patrolman R. Lundy
Indianapolis Metropolitain Police Department

July 24, 2011

Officer Sullivan, you responded to a situation like most of us only think about in the "WHAT IF" world. Not only did you secure your property, remove the threat from your wife, but wounded the suspect AND gave your life. I have a feeling that you would have given two lives if you would have had them to give. There is no doubt that all who reads your story...are so proud of you. R.I.P.

Lieutenant
Dept. of Defense, Retired

March 15, 2008

It wasn't enough that he broke into your home. It wasn't enough that he attacked your wife. He just had to take your life too.

Rest in peace.

Deputy Sheriff
Indiana

April 10, 2005

I just read your reflection. Nothing is worse than having your family victimized. You are just one in a long line of hereos (most recently Tim "Jake" Laird) who have died while serving Indianapolis. Thank you.

Patrolman
Franklin Police Dept, IN

November 15, 2004

Office Sullivan, I noticed you didnt have any reflections and I just wanted to thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. Its because of heros like you that I went into law enforcement. Thank you...and rest in peace.

Investigator
Office of State Attorney, Ocala,FL

April 27, 2004

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