Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Truman Swain

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, July 5, 1924

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Reflections for Detective Truman Swain

Rest in peace Detective Swain.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 4, 2021

I honor you Sir even more today, as many of your brothers in arms join you for the pure selfishness of the others. May you rest in peace

Great Grand Daughter

July 6, 2020

On this day 94 years ago you gave your life protecting the people of Philadelphia and trying to save someone from the evil actions of others. Your actions that day define heroism and not only do we say thank you for that sacrifice and your service, but we also remind you and your family that no passage of time will ever erase that sacrifice. Rest In Peace always.

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

July 5, 2020

GrandFather thank you for being the
Real Hero Lawman. With courage and strength to protect the rest of us . 204 fellow officers gunned down 1924., seems like a war.
2018 we lost 37. Still a war To many.. I thank you all for your courage and sacrafices.

Great Grand Daughter

October 30, 2019

I never knew you, great-grandfather but your name will live on forever.

Phil Cooper

November 30, 2018

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 13, 2015

As we approach the 87 anniversary of your death. Thank you, and I thank all who have not forgotten your sacrifice.. I am honored to be your great granddaughter and I wish I had the chance to know you.. I thank you and all who serve to keep our streets and country safe. I shall never forget.

Marlene Dreschsler
great Granddaugther

July 3, 2013

Warrior and Hero!!


March 23, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 5, 2010

May you always rest in peace and know that you will never be forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

July 6, 2008

Det. Swain,
On today, the 84th anniversary of your murder, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served during the Spanish American War. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



July 5, 2008

Thankyou brother SWAIN for your service and sacrifice.You are a true hero and will never be forgotten


February 6, 2008

Rest in peace always sir. Never forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

July 5, 2007

My grandfather was a very brave man and he died in a cruel way. A good officer who was trying to protect others and gave his life doing so. I'm sure my father,his son was very proud of him . I am.
Granddaughter; Linda Swain Miller

May 12, 2006

I never realized you were such a hero. I sure am proud to be your grandson.
Richard Truman Swain

Richard Swain

April 16, 2006

From one "Detective Swain" to another- Rest in Peace, my brother-at-arms.

Detective Brad Swain
Monroe County Sheriff

December 1, 2005

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