Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Robert D. Ward

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Thursday, May 15, 1969

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Reflections for Sergeant Robert D. Ward

Sgt. Ward:

Sir: I had the pleasure yesterday (6/12/19) to meet your son and grandson. Both followed in your footsteps with the Seattle PD. Your Son is retired and your grandson is a Motor Sgt. and runs the SPD M/C Drill Team. It was such an honor meeting them. They both carry on "in your honor." RIP Sir! You did a great job and are a true hero.

Lt. GJG (Retired - Reserve)
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept.
Ventura County Sheriff's Office

June 13, 2019

Sgt. Ward,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Seattle. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 15, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

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

May 15, 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
Texas

May 15, 2015

I will never forget being awakened that morning of May 15, 1969. I was a young boy of 8 years and was told that my father, Officer Paul J Greiner was in a terrible accident while on duty, but I can't imagine the shock in your household when your family heard the news.
His injuries were severe, and his partner, Officer Gary Pankey was riding in the back seat and sustained lesser injuries.
I never pursued a career in law enforcement my grandfather, L.K. Greiner was a captain at the now defunct Georgetown Precinct, and my father ended up retiring from SPD at a young age a few years later as a result of that accident. I took a different path.He passed away at a young age in 1997, and Officer Gary Pankey passed away a few years ago.
My father was never the same after that day, and we all felt the effects of that day for years to come.
Sargeant Ward, you are a true hero, and left a legacy you would surely be proud of.

Steven Paul Greiner, civilian
San Diego, Ca

July 22, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 43rd anniversary 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

May 16, 2012

Sergeant Ward,

We honor your memory, thank you for your service, rest in peace.

May 14th, 2010

Anonymous

May 14, 2010

Thank you for serving the emerald city and the evergreen state!
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

May 16, 2008

Sgt. Ward...Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. May your name and memory be everlasting. R.I.P.

Lieutenant
Dept. of Defense, Retired

April 21, 2008

Sergeant Ward, thank you for your dedication and service. You would be so proud of your family. Your son Mike was an excellent SPD officer and your grandson Randy is following in his and your footsteps. I have worked with both of them and consider them dear friends. They honor you and your heroism.

Detective Donna Lopez
Seattle Police Department

July 13, 2007

A true hero...may god take care of your family and have mercy on your soul.Thank you for your time.

Khalif
Future Vancouver, B.C, Police officer

March 29, 2005

God bless you Sarge. A true hero, you will not be forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

September 27, 2003

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