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Auxiliary Police Officer Glenn Truman Wortham

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, July 15, 1973

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Reflections for Auxiliary Police Officer Glenn Truman Wortham

RIP sir. You will never ever be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police - Troop D

July 2, 2020

On July 15,1973 Dad was killed while attempting to remove a prisoner to be transported to booking after refusing medical treatment. Forty six years ago and it still seems like yesterday. So many things he didn't get to share with family and friends. G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73 Rest in peace Dad, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for the hero you were to all.

Love you and miss you

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs OK PD

July 19, 2019

Rest in peace Auxiliary Officer Wortham.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 9, 2019

Happy birthday to my Dad. He was a true American Hero who honored his Family, God and Country. My Father, role model and best friend. He will never be forgotten for is love, service and courage.

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

October 10, 2017

RIP BROTHER

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

August 13, 2017

A call in the middle of the night 44 years ago changed everything for my family. Rest in peace Dad you are a True American Hero and will never be forgotten for your love, service and courage. You are missed greatly.

Your Son and Partner.

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

July 15, 2017

Think of you every day.

Love you

Your son,

Carl

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

July 15, 2016

Not forgotten.

bob mieir
TPD

July 15, 2015

Happy birthday Dad

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs OK PD

October 10, 2014

You certainly proved yourself as a hero. You would be proud of Carl. Thank you for your sacrifice.

bob

Sgt bob mieir ret
Tulsa Police Dept

July 16, 2014

41 years, so much I wish I could have shared with you. Miss you greatly, you will never be forgotten for the Hero you are.

Love


Carl

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (etired)
Sand Springs OK PD

July 15, 2014

40 years, hard to understand. It seems like yesterday we were workng out together and you would hold your 5 year old grandson in your big arms. Dad, you're missed and loved. I just hope I have been the kind of son you wished for. I know my sons are, your grandsons are great fathers and honorable men. Thank you for being the kind of father all sons should have.

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

July 16, 2013

Dad, we had a geat Christmas, all the kids and grandkids were here. We went to Val's family Christmas also, all the kids sure are growing up. Mitch is driving now, Garrison is growing tall and Dylan is growing up to be a very beautiful young lady. John is 44 now and Phil is 37, both doing well. We thought of how you ,Mom and Val would have love the good times.

Love

Carl

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs PD OK

December 30, 2012

I am extremely honored to have been given the assignment to report on Officer Glenn Truman Wortham and maintain his memorial during my attendance at the Tulsa Police Academy. The story of his life and death along with the love of his family have touched close to my heart.

Honor Above All

APO Khara Ritzky
TPD

August 17, 2012

On this day 39 years ago G. Truman Wortham was killed in the line of duty. I lost may father, my Hero and best friend. The world lost a great man who loved his God, Family and Country. Rest in peace Dad, you are greatly missed.

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs PD OK

July 15, 2012

So sorry for what this family endured at that time. This man is without a doubt a true HERO. I am totally confused at the judge who handled or should I say mis-handled this case. All I know for sure the man who done the kicking will open HELL's gate forever to live there. May God forgive me not judging merely speculating this will be his out come.
Officer Glenn Wortham thank you and we salute you and never met your son nor been to his city but we are proud of him and I am sure you have seen it all. Peace to all......

William Pennywitt
Former Sheriff's dept. affiliate

December 27, 2011

38 years, it seems to go by so fast, miss you, love you. You will always be my Hero.

Your Son

Carl Wortham Assistant Chief Retired
Sand Springs PD OK

July 15, 2011

Dad, Sandy and I attended the TPD Memorial service Saturday. It was a great turn out and many old friends and family members attended. Chief Jordon spoke, and several others. Chief Jordon Officer quated one young officer who was asked why he wanted to be a Police his response "because they don't make cowboys anymore" I thought that was right to the point, heros riding to the rescue of others. Each officer was remembered by placing a flower on a large badge in front of the Memorial. I so glad that TPD still honors those who gave the most. You are a true Hero and will never be forgotten. By the way the new Memorial Grounds is now the second largest Police Memorial in the country

Love and miss you

Carl

Carl Wortham Assistant Chief Retired

May 8, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I am sure you are proud that your family continued your legacy of protecting and serving, especially your son who reaches out to the families of other fallen officers so often. I always thought my son led by example and I believe that is how you lived also.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 15, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I am sure you are proud that your family continued your legacy of protecting and serving, especially your son who reaches out to the families of other fallen officers so often. I always thought my son led by example and I believe that is how you lived also.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 15, 2010

Dad,

Mom passed 5/12/10, I know she is with you now and free of pain. I will miss her greatly, a son could not asked for a better Mother. She was true to her Family, God and Country as you were. I hope I can live up to all your expectations. Rest in peace Mom I love you.

Carl

Assistant Chief (Retired) Carl Wortham
Sand Springs OK PD

May 26, 2010

The past 36 years have gone way too fast, still miss you greatly.

Carl

Anonymous

July 17, 2009

From one Reserve to another, Thank you and God Bless. Never Forgotten.

952
Ottawa County, MI

January 9, 2009

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones during this holiday season. Some people say that they know it is hard for us to get through the holiday season, but it doesn't have to be a holiday for it to be a rough day. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones. I have decorated the outside of my home in all blue lights for the holiday season, one of those lights burns brightly every night in your honor. Thank you for your dedicated service to law enforcement.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

December 14, 2008

Dad,
On this day of Thanksgiving I can't help but to be thankful for the wonderful life I have been blest with. I don't know how others deal with the pain but I have prayed many a times for God to take away the pain and in his wisdom he has answered my prayers. The loss of you and then Val was too much for me to bare, I met with my priest and we prayed for God to take away the pain. It was as if God said it is time. I am moving on and doing well. I have met a wonderful lady and we are getting married on Dec 7 ( yes, Pearl Habor). I'm happy and ready to start my life again. All the wonderful memmories are still there and visted often, Now it's time to create some new ones.

True Heros never die.

Your Son,

Carl

Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs Okla PD

November 27, 2008

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