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Patrolman Joseph W. Westlake

Narragansett Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Friday, August 22, 1902

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Reflections for Patrolman Joseph W. Westlake

Patrolman Westlake,
On today, the 116th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Narragansett.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 22, 2018

Rest In Peace

Chief Marshal Randy Ford, Ret.
Green Mt Falls, CO

August 22, 2017

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 111th 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 Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 25, 2013

Thank you for your Heroism Sir, RIP brother.

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

August 22, 2012

When the Wall in Washington was being completed, I went to the home of Officer Westlake's son. He was in his 80's and in failing health. He said that he was only a child when his Dad was killed and remembered nothing about him as the incident was not discussed in the family. He asked why after so many years that his sacrifice was remembered and his name placed upon the Wall. I simply said that he was a "brother" and we never forget our fallen members.

Chief James J. Martin, retired

June 25, 2006

Every time I walk by your picture I think how senseless your death was. I hope you had a good life and that you are now with God and proud of the traditions in your department which still hold you in high esteem. Rest easy they carry on in your place.

July 30, 2005

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