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Officer Urby Joe Thompson

Waco Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, July 24, 1933

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Reflections for Officer Urby Joe Thompson

Grandpa, you died 19 years before I was born. Your daughter, Odessa, my mom, was only 8 when you were killed. She had to sit in front row of courtroom for trial because prosecuting attorney hoped to make jury more sympathetic by seeing widow and 4 kids. Killer got 20 years then freed. Mom is 95 now and has picture of you in uniform on her wall to this day. Has told me your workout consisted of being prone on floor with 2 kids sitting each arm and doing arm lifts. I have visited all 3 monuments with your name — Waco, Austin and Ashington, DC. I love you and miss despite having never met you. Love, Anna

Anna Lynne Adams Harrison

February 14, 2021

Thank you for your service and today we take the time to remind you and your family that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 24, 2020

How I wish I'd gotten to know you. You died almost 40 years before I was born. My grandmother would still choke up talking about the day you were killed. She was just a young girl mad at her daddy and refusing to talk to him before he left for work. I think she regretted that for the rest of her life. Now you are both singing with the angels and I'm sure have made peace with each other, which makes me smile.

Linda Burleson

April 30, 2017

Rest in Peace Police Officer Urby Joe Thompson Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the soul of your murderer. May his screams of anguish rise up from the grave as he is consumed in the lake of fire.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 24, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th 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 17, 2013

Never Forgotten!

Wellington Police, Wellington, Ohio

August 9, 2009



November 1, 2005

Thank you for your brave sacrifice to protect others.

A citizen

July 24, 2004

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