Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Howard C. Wagner

South Bend Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Saturday, June 30, 1934

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Reflections for Patrolman Howard C. Wagner

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 30, 2020

This hero is my mother's uncle...and my great uncle. His tombstone reads "Shot by Dillenger" a cemetary outside of my hometown in Indiana.
Annette Bolton...07/31/2019

Patrol Officer (retired)
Los Altos Police Dept...California

July 31, 2019

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 4, 2015

Patrolman Howard Wagner :
It is so sad that the names of John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson are so known. It is your name Patrolman Howard Wagner that should be known. You are a hero and a man to be looked up to. May you rest in peace and thank you and your family for the ultimate sacrifice. WE are a better people today because you walked among us yesterday.

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 26, 2015

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Wagner. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 6, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th anniversary year 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 17, 2012

To all the brave officers that were involved with the Dillenger gang and stood your ground, I commend you. you and your families will never be forgotten. Those were trying times and the gang affected many lives to include my Aunt who was tied to a tree. Your dedication to honor and duty is an inspiration to all. Our thoughts and prayers to each and every on of you.

Cpl J Erler #2574
Prince George's County Police Department

December 16, 2012

A hero may fall but shall never be forgotten, only missed. Thank you Sir for your brave service. RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

January 31, 2012



September 8, 2010

Know that your sacrifice was not in vain and you will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

April 22, 2007


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. Any officer who dies in the line of duty will always be remembered for his sacrifice. You died a hero. Rest in peace Officer Wagner.

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

June 7, 2004

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