Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Todd Jeffrey Stamper

Crandon Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, July 15, 2000

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Reflections for Sergeant Todd Jeffrey Stamper

Nothing was ever the same after you left us. Miss you.

Bev
Crandon Police Dept.

July 16, 2020

Rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

July 15, 2020

It’s been so long now but my heart still weeps for you daddy! I miss you more than could ever be expressed and I wish my three children could know their grandpa like I did I know you are watching us and Candi has 4 beautiful girls and a son I am sure you have met! To most you are a passing thought but to me you are a permanent memory and a true hero! I wish I could just have one more moment with you to hug you and tell you how much I love you! You are not gone as you will always hold a place in my heart and you are never forgotten! Waiting patiently for the day I see you again!

Shyan
Daughter

October 14, 2017

It’s been so long now but my heart still weeps for you daddy! I miss you more than could ever be expressed and I wish my three children could know their grandpa like I did I know you are watching us and Candi has 4 beautiful girls and a son I am sure you have met! To most you are a passing thought but to me you are a permanent memory and a true hero! I wish I could just have one more moment with you to hug you and tell you how much I love you! You are not gone as you will always hold a place in my heart and you are never forgotten! Waiting patiently for the day I see you again!

Shyan
Daughter

October 14, 2017

The poem in memory of our father was written by his wife of 20 years and his daughters Candi Stamper and Shyan Stamper-Grant
Not a day goes by that you don't cross my mind you are survived by two daughter and you have 5 beautiful grandchildren you never got the chance to meet...We love and miss you dad

Candi Stamper
oldest daughter

October 22, 2013

Your name came up in coversation just the other day - many in the group weeping as if it was yesterday - and it was 12 years ago. You are remembered as a hero and will never be forgotten by the little town of Crandon.

anonymous

August 19, 2012

Thank you for your Heroism Sir, RIP

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

April 11, 2012

I still remember standing by the window all day, waiting for you to pull up. But you never did, and we were never the same. We will never forget your sacrifice, and I can't wait until I can give you hug, and tell you just how much I've missed you... I love you, Uncle Todd.

Lori Stamper
Niece

July 15, 2011

11yrs ago today, the Thin Blue Line became a little thinner. A man paid the ultimate price protecting his community. Gone, but always in our hearts....Fallen, but never forgotten. We love you Uncle Todd.

John Stamper
Nephew

July 15, 2011

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

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 15, 2010

10 years ago today our lives changed forever. In a second you were taken from us so unfairly. You are and will always be the greatest man I have ever known. You were a wonderful father, husband, police officer and now you will forever be my hero. God decided that you were done with your duty on earth and that he needed you to walk the streets of heaven. I know you are with me each and every step I take on this earth, watching over me and walking by my side. I know this cause if you weren't I would have never gotten through these last 10 years without you. Thank you for being you and everything you are and have taught me. I know you will be standing at the gates of heaven when I arrive and I can't wait for the day that I feel your loving arms around me again.

I love and miss you so much each and everyday.

Love Always,

Amy

Anonymous

July 15, 2010

Many years have passed but your memory continues...
You touched so many lives, including mine. As my D.A.R.E teacher, you influenced my life in such a positive way and had the utmost respect for you. You truly were a special person and you will continue to be missed every day. May God continue to bless and watch over your family.

Anonymous

May 29, 2009

RIP brother.
Thank you Sarge for your service. My prayers are with you and your family.

Officer Richter
Park Falls PD

August 29, 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
Sergeant
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

February 22, 2008

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Wisconsin L.E.O.

February 1, 2008

Sgt. Stamper, thank you for your service and dedication. You have not been forgotten. Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

December 20, 2007

On this day, the 7th anniversary of your EOW, time has
not diminished your service or sacrifice.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

July 15, 2007

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service.

nc game warden

July 15, 2007

Sergeant Stamper,
Today is the 7th. anniversary of your EOW. We are thinking of your family, friends and community at this time. Thank you for your service to all citizens.

Pennsylvania citizen

July 15, 2007

I still remember the day we came to your funeral. I can still see your daughter standing by the exit from the cemetary waving as we left. It is strange that I can forget the names of people I met yesterday but even 6 years after hearing your name for a day...I can't get it out of my head. I realize that you are in a place where you don't need to hear that you are remembered, but you are.

Deputy Sheriff Wisconsin

September 14, 2006

Todd was not only a hero that day of July 2002, but a hero in my eyes forever. A brother who loved unconditionally, and without measure. You are missed so, as you very well know.
I feel your presence around me often, I look forward to the day we can fish together again in Heaven, save me a good spot on the shore!!
Love your sister Lois


Sister

September 28, 2003

I miss ya buddy............

Lt. John Dennee
Forest Co. Sheriffs Dept.

In Memory of Our Father



Dad I know your there I know you can see

You could never leave Shyan and Me.



Mom always said I was the one like you

All who know us will know that's true



We were two of a kind you and I...

the roar of a lion a temper quick to flame

With a heart as big as a house just the same



Shyan was your baby and forever will be

nothing can tarnish that memory



Rest in peace, like thase before you

A host of angels dressed in blue.



Gone but not forgotten, passed on to glory

A nation grieves as they hear your story.



Dad, your love will see us through

the end of watch for 652.

Anonymous

With officers from the department I serve as chaplain, I attended Sgt.
Stamper's memorial service.  I saw hundreds of officers from all over the
state gather in tiny Crandon to pay their respects to one of their own and to renew their faith in each other and in life.  As squads began to leave the cemetery, an eagle dipped from the sky to glide silently over the assembly.  It was a gift of grace--a fitting tribute to a gallant officer and a moment of blessing for all the law enforcement family.  You fought a good fight, Todd, now rest in peace.  Your faithful life will never be forgotten.

Anonymous

To the Family of Sgt. Todd Stamper,


May god be with you and help guide you through the tough times ahead.  I am very sorry for your loss.  As a fellow Law Enforcement officer in the State of Wisconsin  it is truly a tragity when a Police Officer is killed in the Line of Duty.  Once again I am sorry for your loss.  God Bless You.


Deputy Sheriff Milwaukee County

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