Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer William J. Weston, Jr.

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Sunday, March 4, 1945

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Reflections for Officer William J. Weston, Jr.

Officer Weston,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the District of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 4, 2020

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

December 18, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 67th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 5, 2012

Thanks for your 2 years of services, Will.


March 4, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Weston. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 5, 2012



March 3, 2008

Officer Weston, ... I was but four days old the day you were slain. Twenty-one years later, in the month of November 1966 (Class #191) I would be sworn-in to wear the same MPDC uniform that you wore. It was one of the greatest days of my life. I would go on to retire from the Pennsylvania State Police and the Lake County Sheriff's Office, Florida, before bringing many years of law enforcement to an end. Others that I have seen make the ulltimate sacrifice in police servcie were honored by the birth of another, somewhere, who would eventually fill their shoes. Nothing I've ever done enforcing the law could exceed your, or there, contribution toward making our profession more honorable, valorous, and of greater service to all mankind. May you all rest in peace.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

February 27, 2008

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Weston, we have the watch...

I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!


April 7, 2007

I am a DC native, now living on the west coast. I was listening to an old radio show of Dragnet when they mentioned that the show was dedicated to Officer Weston.

I just thought I'd stop by and pay my respects to someone who gave his all so long ago.


September 3, 2006

Rest in peace my brave Brother William, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

March 4, 2004

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