Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff William H. Tainter

Mendocino County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, October 23, 1863

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Reflections for Sheriff William H. Tainter

Sheriff Tainter,
On today, the 160th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mendocino County.


United States Border Patrol

October 23, 2023

No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

October 23, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 23, 2017

In the wake of two more law enforcement officer deaths this week in Southern California, a reminder your family has not forgotten you...

Sgt. Lee Tainter
Riverside Co. Sheriff's Department

February 13, 2013

Rest in Peace, Sheriff Tainter. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 15, 2012

You are remembered today by a mother of a fallen officer. My son, Larry Lasater died when shot on April 23, 2005 during a foot pursuit of two bank robbers while serving with the Pittsburg, California Police Department.

Sheriff Tainter, your sacrifice is not forgotten. Rest in Peace. Your memory is honored and revered 146 years after your death and will continue to be.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service William gave to his community and the citizens of California, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 23, 1863.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 2, 2009

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service.

Van Den Berghe

October 18, 2007

Thank you for your dedicated service. You are not forgotten.

A citizen

October 23, 2004

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