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Deputy Sheriff Ernest Zettergren

Anoka County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch Monday, December 7, 1953

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Ernest Zettergren

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Zettergren.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 4, 2020

Good evening Zettergren family,

Today, I and a group of Maple Grove officers stood guard at the Peace Officer Memorial in St. Paul. Each officer had the responsibility to read the name of a fallen officer. I was honored to read Ernest’s name. Please know Ernest is not forgotten and it was a privilege to read his name and learn about how served. My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this Peace Officer Memorial Day.

Eric Werner, Chief of Police
Maple Grove Police Department

May 15, 2019

My Dear Uncle.
The day will come that I can uphold my promise to your Sister, my Mother Signe , that I would make the trip to visit your memorial. Now that she is with you, that day will soon be here.

To every officer that has chosen to wear the shield, I say Thank You.
The men and women of the law community have sure been given a raw deal and have had to to endure more than you should by those that you have sworn to protect. For that I salute you all.

Walter Branson, Nephew of Ernest
Penn Valley Ca.

Walter Branson

April 8, 2015

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 18, 2012

Dear Grandpa,

I attend the police memorial each year to honor the grandfather I never got a chance to know. I also attend to honor all the other fallen officers. This years memorial was very special to me, because it they had honored you at the very beginning of it. I am so glad that my mom and grandmother were the one's that first brought me to the service's. This is a tradition that I hope that my son and grandson will keep on going to when I am unable to.

One of your Granddaughters and Family
Who will always honor you!!!!!!

August 27, 2012

Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Rest easy sir, we have the watch from here.

Officer Lance Beardsley
Wyoming, MN Police Dept.

April 15, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 58th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 7, 2011

To the family and friends of Deputy Officer Ernest Zettergren, we truly are sorry for your loss. He will never be forgotten, and the family is in our prayers. We ask blessings upon your son in law who is in law inforcement in Arizona. You truly are a hero to your family and all that you served.

Lyndell & Elizabeth Taylor (Amarillo,Texas)
parents of Deputy Sheriff
Morris Lyn Taylor
Douglas County, Oregon
EOW 9-14-2002


April 15, 2009

Dear Grandpa,

We never had the chance to meet, you were taken long before I was born. My father has passed onto me what he remembers and you would be very proud of him, I know I am. He has been doing volunteer work for the Law Enforcement Memorial Association, and his been a great supporter of my husband who is a Tucson Police Officer. Please watch over him and our family in blue.

Grandaughter & Wife of TPD Officer

July 4, 2008

Deputy, I wish you would have shot the suspect first!

Steve Russ

June 23, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

mancheser, nh

December 4, 2007

Deputy Zettergren,

You died on my birthday, 20 years before I was born. We would have never crossed paths, but you are not forgotten.

Glassboro PD, NJ

August 10, 2004

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