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Officer Ray Allan Underwood

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 27, 1963

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Reflections for Officer Ray Allan Underwood

Officer Underwood,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Air Force as an Air Policeman. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 27, 2023

Restin peace Officer Underwood.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 26, 2022

I grew up with his nephew and have known this story most of my life. Tragic end to a young, promising life. Rest in peace

Senior Trooper James Fortenberry
Texas Department of Public Safety

August 31, 2020

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 27, 2020

Rest In Peace Officer Ray Allan Underwood. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Dallas, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your family, friends, co-workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum who pulled the false alarm leading to your death shall burn forever in the lake of fire.


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 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 50th 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

April 17, 2013

Officer Underwood,

Thank you for your dedicated service in protecting your community. This incident is a tragedy and the fact that two firefighters and you were taken from this community by a "prank" is deeply disheartening. Rest easy sir, you will not be forgotten.

New Jersey State Police

May 20, 2011

you are still remembered officer Underwood. thank you for always being there.


October 21, 2006


Officer Underwood you are not forgotton. Rest in peace, sir and thank you for your service.

Captain Robert W. Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

February 24, 2004

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