Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer John E. Sutton

University of Maine Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Friday, September 20, 1963

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Reflections for Officer John E. Sutton

Officer Sutton, it has been 60 years since you were taken from us. Northern New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

September 20, 2023

Rest in peace always and 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 20, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Sutton.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 8, 2019

Gone but not forgotten. We carry on with your sacrifice in mind. God Bless. We honor you again on September 20, 2013 at the 50th anniversary of your passing!

Detective Sergeant
University of Maine Police Department

October 15, 2013

You died before I was born, but I have found you and celebrate your memory. R.I.P.

Jean-Pierre FORTIN
2nd cousin 2x removed

August 21, 2013

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

October 24, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 49th 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. You will always be remembered and revered.

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

September 20, 2012

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over...

SGT. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

October 21, 2008

I just wanted to acknowledge that today is the 43rd anniversary of your passing. I’m sure in all that time; The University of Maine has been under your watchful eye. God Bless, Brother.

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

September 20, 2006

Making an arrest is never a no risk situation, no matter who you are, where you work or who you're arresting. Officer Sutton gave his life in the service of the University of Maine and his sacrifice is not forgotten. God bless you and those you left behind.

Ptl. Jim Leahy Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 30, 2005

You will not be forgotten. Rest in peace and watch over us as we continue the watch.

Officer David Tedrow
Furman University Police Dept.

October 4, 2004

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