Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer John S. Thomas, Jr.

Chesterfield County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, October 29, 1969

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Reflections for Police Officer John S. Thomas, Jr.

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

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

October 29, 2019

I was young, but knew Officer Thomas as a family member to a very dear family I grew up with, and I will never forget. I have thought of Officer Thomas many times through the years. I heard him play with the family music group. Very nice person, gone too soon.

Close friend of family at time

June 24, 2017

I had no idea such a wonderful reflection page existed for my cousin and it brought tears to my eyes to read all of these kind words. Unfortunately I never had the chance to meet you, but your memory has lived on through your family and I grew up listening to stories of your bravery and the wonderful son, father, husband, nephew and cousin that you were. Please know you have been missed dearly by your family and I will continue to tell the story of your bravery to our family for years to come. You will always be loved and missed.

Proud cousin

April 13, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 45th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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 officer Larry Lasater

January 28, 2014

Thank you for continuing to look out for us. You will Never be Forgotten, brother.


March 7, 2011

Your service is appreciated. It has been 40 years, but you are still on our minds. God bless you.

Master Officer
Chesterfield Police Dept.

October 29, 2010

Always Remembered, Brother.


October 23, 2008

Thinking of you and your family today. God bless you!


October 26, 2007

You aare remembered today and thank you Sir for your service


October 20, 2007

Officer Thomas-

I want you to know that to this very day, your name is still mentioned and you are still remembered in the CCPD. Early in the Academy, I was assigned to write a report about your service in the Department. Thank you for your service, you will never be forgotten. Personally, I will never forget about Officer J.S. Thomas, the brave Chesterfield officer I did my Academy report about. I hope I will do you proud throughout my career.

50th Basic Academy Recruit
Chesterfield County Police Department

October 17, 2007

Johnny, We were in Boy Scouts and went to high school together. I remember your death and have thought of you often. Thanks for you service and may God continue to be with your family and with your department.

Sgt. Tommy Broughton, Retired
Powhatan Co. S.O. Va.

November 1, 2006

37 years have passed since your last tour.....Thinking of you Brave Officer, always remembered.

Chesterfield County Police Dept.

October 26, 2006

You are not, and never will be, forgotten. Keep heaven safe for us all, so that one day we will see it.

Chesterfield County PD

June 2, 2006

Your service to this Department will always be remembered, rest in peace Brother.

Chesterfield County Police Officer

June 1, 2006

Forever 23, Forever young, Forever never to comb gray hair, nor see his child grow, or to kiss his wife again. That is what he gave to keep his fellow man safe. Think about it next time you see an officer, and THANK HIM/HER.

summit county

November 15, 2005

May God continue to bless your family and friends. Your service to our department has not been forgotten. We often speak about you and the other officers that have died in the line of duty. You are thought about often.

Patrol Officer
Chesterfield Police Dept.

October 25, 2005

Thank you for serving our county.


December 21, 2004

On the anniversary of your death, I salute you for your service and honor you for your sacrifice.

A hero never dies....

Rest in peace, hero.

October 25, 2004

Happy Easter Officer Thomas. You will never be forgotten...

Police Officer
Richmond PD

April 10, 2004

I was a teenager the day you came by on Belt Boulevard. I watched in awe as you drove on to eternity. It still makes me numb to remember that day. "Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That He Lay Down His Life For A Friend." As you now know, Jesus Loves You, so do we! Thanks for watching over me as a kid. RPD UNIT 337

Ret Officer RB Wade
Richmond,VA Police

October 18, 2003

On behalf of the men and women of the Virginia State University Police Department, our thoughts and prayers to the Thomas family and the Chesterfield County Police Department.

Virginia State University Police Department

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