Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Chris D. McCormick, Sr.

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, July 17, 1996

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Reflections for Police Officer Chris D. McCormick, Sr.

Isaiah 6:8 Also 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,

Christopher D. McCormick, Sr.

Always remembered

Sgt. Kevin L. Williams (Retired)
New Orleans Police Department

July 18, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 17, 2020

Officer McCormick,
On today, the 23rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Orleans. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 17, 2019

Today, I awakened and realized that it was the 20th anniversary of your death. It has been 20 years without you being there for me. I still remember vividly remember the night I saw you for the last time. I miss your sense of humor, your mischievousness and that silly grin. I miss those times that we ate bread and butter and drank coffee in my kitchen at 3:00 in the morning because you awakened me just for that. I know that one day soon i will see you in the resurrection.

Wanda McCormick

July 17, 2016

My best friend in the whole world I lost at a young age. He will be well miss by me and my family. Rest in peace my brother I love you and will always have in my heart.

United States Army

May 19, 2015

We certainly miss your physical presence , but you are still with us as a son of Dr. H. C. Kinley in our new hearts and minds! From your brothers and sisters in Yahshua. 9/25/14

Sheryl B

September 25, 2014

We miss you and will never forget you a great servant to the City of New Orleans and most of all Dr. Kinley . Hope the city will also help your family in their time of need.

Yolanda and Wolfgang Schwenke & Natascha
Aunt and Uncle

August 26, 2014

I worked with Chris in the 3rd district when this incident occurred matter a fact I rode as a permanent two man car and on my day off Chis was teamed up with Artie another friend of mine as a two man car. I think about this all the time that if I had not been off it would probably have been me or my partner that would have been killed.

Retired Michael N

January 25, 2014

To my beloved brother Chris McCormick, There's not a day that don't go by I don't think about you. I miss you silly jokes ,your smile and your sense of humor. Each birthday that pass, I still cry because I know that their is another year that gone by without you .You are truly missed by your family and friends.Will always love your .. Your sister Terri Mccormick

Terri McCormick-

August 9, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 14th 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 the solace of all those who love and miss you for I know both their pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 17, 2010

13 Years Later: You are not and never will be forgotten. Rest in God's peace, brother.

Officer Josh McCrary
Plumerville Police Dept, Arkansas

July 17, 2009

R.I.P. Thank you for your service. Bless your family.

Det. 223

May 3, 2008

The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 1, 2007

Brother Chris, we had a lot of fun while working to geather and I'm very sad you are not here but remember



Retired Mike Buras

May 9, 2007

Thank you for your service and sacrifice for the people of New Orleans. RIP sir.

January 31, 2006

Rest in peace Officer McCormick. Thank you for your service.


January 19, 2006

~~~Eternally and Always~~~

I didn't get to say goodbye
You're gone without a reason why
I've loved you all of my life
and then you weren't there

I didn't get a chance to say
how much I cared
I can't even remember the tears
that I cried
All I really wanted was to tell you

When I last saw you I felt I wouldn't
see you again
There was a distance between us
that I couldn't explain
You wouldn't look
at me but I could see the tears
in your eyes
If you knew then
You should have told me
Then I could have said

So many words left unspoken
So many hearts left so broken
My love for you is forever
And that will never die
We'll be together always
Our souls are one with God
Eternally and Always
I'll never have to say

February 11, 2005


Somebody killed a policeman today, and
A part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect who shot him will stand up in court,
With his counsel demanding his rights,
While a widowed Mother must work for her kids
And spend alone many long nights.
The beat that he walked was a battlefield, too,
Just as if he’d gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won’t fly at half-mast,
To his name, they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today.
It happened in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And he stands at each new rookie’s side.
He answered the call and gave us his all,
And a part of America died.

Jim Moore
New Orleans P.D., Retired

December 13, 2004

Rest easy my friend. I shall never forget you.


July 17, 2004

Your good deeds did not go unnoticed. You will be missed. God bless you and your survivors.

You did well. Rest now.


May 16, 2004

God Speed, Brother.

P.O.K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

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