Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer II Samuel Anthony Redhouse

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch Monday, February 17, 1997

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Reflections for Police Officer II Samuel Anthony Redhouse

You are a hero, you were a very humble person, I met you through my brother who has traveled home 17 years ago. Rip to the both of you.

c.james
Friend

July 30, 2021

As I woke up this morning thinking about this day 24 years ago, I didn't have a clue what that day would bring. When the sun set on February 17th, 1997, the absence of your physical presence was being mourned. You are not forgotten.

Ret. Deputy Sheriff, Larry S. Allen
Mckinley & Bernalillo County

February 18, 2021

As I woke up this morning thinking about this day 24 years ago, I didn't have a clue what that day would bring. When the sun set on February 17th, 1997, the absence of your physical presence was being mourned. You are not forgotten.

Ret. Deputy Sheriff, Larry S. Allen
Mckinley & Bernalillo County

February 17, 2021

If I could have one more moment with you again dad, I'm not sure that I could take it or withstand the pain. As a moment is not long enough and I don't think I honestly could. To lose my dad a second time if he couldn't stay alive. My heart hurts. It has been a long 23 years, 1 week and 3 days learning how to live without your physical being here with us. But I have gained strength and courage to continue living on. I have made a commitment to take whatever lessons you taught me and make it true in my own life. You are truly missed and I sometimes only think of the 'what ifs' and 'could haves'. You are not forgotten.

Tiffany King

February 27, 2020

I met you summer of 89. On the dawn of 2.17.97, you came to me in a dream I guess it was your way of saying good-bye. You were a charismatic person and a hero. You'll never be forgotten. J

J
Friend

February 19, 2020

23 years to the day...you are not forgotten.

Lj

February 18, 2020

I’m sad to read of Sam’s death. I served with him in the Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton with 7th motor and always admired his respect of the Navajo people. He was a great marksman as I remember it.
Was just sitting here and a memory of him popped into my head and I googled his name after all these years, think last time I saw him was 1985.

Charles Runyon E-4
USMC

January 6, 2020

Officer Samuel Anthony Redhouse will never ever be forgotten. We thank him for his devotion to serve and protect his community.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

December 17, 2018

Years go by but we’re constantly aware of your absence. Our lives go on but nothing is ever the same. We hide our heartache when someone speaks your name. Silent are the tears that fall. With love in our hearts, you will forever remain. We miss you.

For the boys, LJ

February 17, 2018

21 years ago today. I still remember that day like it happened yesterday.

Ret. Deputy Larry Allen
McKinley & Bernalillo County S.O.

February 17, 2018

My thoughts turn to you today, the sorrow is still present. You were my best friend and miss you dearly. You always looked out for me, always there to offer guidance in any way. Tears still flow, treating my sorrow and grief. Just as you had left for the military years ago. Like you said, miles and miles apart, we'll always be heart to heart. Someday we'll meet again.

Missing you, friend
"B"

A friend

February 17, 2017

We still miss you just as much today as we did the day you died. Losing you was painful, but the biggest challenge was learning to live without you.

In our hearts, there will always be a place - you are there, keeping us safe. It's filled with love and happy memories. Remembering you is easy, we do it everyday but missing you is a heartache that never goes away.

You are missed each and every day, for you were dearly special, who meant more than words can express.

LJ and children

February 17, 2017

Final Call
An Angel In The Sky Must Leave His Place Of Rest,
Gently Tucking His Wings Beneath His Armored Vest.
For Duty Has Called, There Is Much Work To Do
Little Did He Know, This One Is Dressed In Blue.
Arriving On The Scene, He Knows Just What To Say,
Follow Me, Fallen Brother, I'll Show You The Way.
Your Duty Has Ended, Your Work Is Now Through.
Come Hand Your Hat Beside Mine. I'm A Cop, Too.

- Author Unknown

Anonymous

February 21, 2016

"Missing you" Sam. I still hold your memories so very close, never going to forget you.

"B' Friend

February 18, 2016

You will never be forgotten.

Larry S. Allen
McKinley County 1994-2002 Bernalillo County 2002-2012

February 17, 2016

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9

Anonymous

October 18, 2015

18 years, over a month ago, & still....its like the date is forever imprinted, all the same, you are eternally commemorated by your heroism. We miss you,the boys and I, all grown up now, you would be so proud. We hold you in our hearts always, but making sure life is happening as well, you know that...

LJ

March 23, 2015

RIP Hero. You were remembered today for your bravery!

Frmr Sheriff's Deputy
Marion County Sheriff, Indiana

May 5, 2014

17 years ago today. Gone but not forgotten, my brother.

Ret. Deputy Sheriff, Larry S. Allen
McKinley County 1994-2002 Bernalillo County 2002-2012

February 16, 2014

You were someone who brightened up the darkest days for me. You made each of us smile. You meant so much...They say in time it gets easier. But I believe its not true, because even after all this time. My heart still aches with sadness. And tears still flow. I'll forever cherish all the memories of you. You were my dearest friend. I even travel to Washington, DC, to the National Law Enforcement Memorial. And I'll truly agree, with the engraving of the statue within the park, that states:

It is not how these officers died that made them heroes. It is how they lived.

You touched so many lives and in my heart, you will live forever.

"B"
Friend

September 28, 2013

Sixteen years. My family still speaks about you and remembers. May you walk the Beautiful Trail. At the time, I was Chief of Emergency Medicine at Gallup Indian medical center, and EMS Medical Director, McKinley County, NM

Warner Anderson MD, FACP
Director, International Health, Defense Department

August 25, 2013

Hero's are never forgotten, RIP Sir.

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

February 17, 2012

15 Years. I have not forgotten.

Larry S. Allen, Deputy Sheriff
Bernalillo County S.O.

February 16, 2012

I continue to pray for your family. You are missed by them and others. It was my pleasure to learn with you during our basic police academy at ALETA in 1990 and to talk with you on other occasions. I still grieve for you and the loss to your family. Thinking about you and your family during the Holidays.

P.O. Ballou (formerly Lusk)
Police Officer who was trained with you at ALETA in 1990

December 25, 2011

Today, like once before, I shed tears of overhwhelming pain, bringing me back to the day you were taken from us, as if it just happened...because you see, another of your comrades was so tragically taken, another sensless killing. I'll always feel the pain and the heartbreak...

The boys and I keep you in our hearts and know that you keep watch over us. Now we must add another family to keep in our prayers and never to forget. You are not forgotten.

LJ

June 27, 2011

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