Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Jason Lee Manspeaker

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

End of Watch Tuesday, January 23, 2001

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Reflections for Trooper Jason Lee Manspeaker

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 11th 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.

Time never dimishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered. I pray for the solace of all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I hold your family in my heart's embrace today. Stephanie, thank you for sharing your love story and devotion with us.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 23, 2012

I never knew you but I know Steph. She's doing well and misses you more and more everyday. It is through her that I heard of you sacrifice for out country. Thank you so much! Keep an eye on Steph from up there, I worry about her.

An unknown Friend

August 16, 2011

I had my academy graduation today and thought about you a lot. You probably wouldn't remember me at this point, but you were one of the inspirations of mine to follow my dream and get into this career. I know you'll be keeping an eye on me from above.


April 7, 2011

Ten years goes fast Jason. Miss you all the time. You are NEVER forgotten. Your story is still shared and teaches many Officers Jason.


January 23, 2011

My dearest Jason,

It was 10 years ago tonight that you made dinner, gave me a hug, and kissed me goodnight before you left. As you were leaving you looked at me through the stair railing with the smile I miss so much and said, "I Love You Bubba Jo." I smiled back and said, "I Love You to Bubba Lee, be careful tonight." Little did I know that would be our last dinner together, kisses, hugs, and I Love You's. I picked up the phone to call you before I went to bed to tell you goodnight and that I Loved You, but I hung it back up because I was afraid that I would distract you if you were out with a DUI. I am so sorry that I didn't take that moment to call.

My world was changed forever that night. I found out how many lives you touched and what an increadable man you were. Family, friends, coworkers and total strangers have surrounded me with love from that day on.

There has not been a time that I haven't thought of you or wished you were still here. I don't know what God's plan is for me, but I know that you are in paradise with Him and that we will be there together someday. I pray for God's strength to get me through everyday without you. I haven't done the best job of living my life the past 10 years, but hope to make you proud the next ten.

It is so hard to believe that you have been gone for 10 years tomorrow. There are days that it seems like an eternity has passed, and then there are days that it seems time has stopped and it was just yesterday. I have to admit that the last few weeks it has seemed like it just happened. I miss you so much.

I miss your big bear hugs that made me feel so safe, your kisses, your repeat and smile jokes, and most of all you asking me if anyone has told me today that I am beautiful. You always made my day with those words, and I felt beautiful inside and out because of your love for me. I will cherish every memory I have of you and our life together. It was cut short to soon, but no one can take the times we had away from me.

Rest in peace my BubbaLee and know that I carry your love and memory with me everyday. Until we meet again in paradise.



January 23, 2011

My dearest Jason,

It was 10 years ago tonight that you made me dinner, kissed me goodnight, told me you loved me. You were headed down the stairs and you looked at me through the stair railing and said, "I Love You, Bubba Jo," with the smile I loved so much. I smiled back and said, "I Love You too Bubba Lee, be careful tonight." Little did I know that night would be our last dinner, kiss, and I Love You's. I started to call you before I went to bed, but it was late, and I didn't want to bother you, or distract you if you were out on a DUI. I hung the phone up without telling you one more time how much you meant to me. You were my whole world. I will never forget those next few days or the many people whose lives you touched that surrounded me with their love.

I look back on the past 10 years that sometimes feels like it has been an eternity and somedays it feels like no time has passed at all. I miss your hugs, kisses, and encouragement. You always told me how beautiful I was and made me feel like I was too. I feel like I have let you down because I haven't done more with my life in the last 10 years. I feel so lost without you. I don't know what to do or how to do it. I know that you would be proud of me for the things I have done. I built a house, got a job, cherish every moment I can with my wonderful neice and nephew. I just think there should be more than that. I hope that the next ten years I can make you proud of me and find that person you loved so much. I know my life has changed forever, but the woman you loved is still here somewhere. I promise to find her again.

I know God has a plan for me still, and I trust in Him that He is guiding me down that path. I know you are with Him in Paradise and that we will be together again according to His word.

I will always love you and cherish every moment we had together. Rest in peace my love, until we meet again in Gods kingdom.

I Love You :) and miss you so very much. :'(


January 22, 2011

Gone, but NOT Forgotten!!

BLT 1/1

January 22, 2011

Jason its been almost ten years since i saw you at Dusty's wedding. I still remember being the young high school kid who much like you could not wait to become a cop. I wish you could of seen me do it, you are one of the reasons i became one. I'm going on year 6 now, I know you and other have looked over me; even when alone on tough calls i can feel there is someone there. i hope the streets of heaven have treated you well.

Deputy Ryan Hess
Moffat County Sheriff

December 9, 2010

I miss the big smile and the giant Bear Hugs i think of you often and miss you lots but I know i have a Angel watching over me and that is my comfort Love and Miss you!!!


August 15, 2010

Trooper Manspeaker - Three Fridays ago, on a very rainy morning, I was in the State Assembly chambers when your name was read off as one of the almost 250 others, during a motion regarding this month's Police Memorial week. I stood next to CSP Chief Wolfinbarger who acknowledged the mention of each and every CSP member.

Thank you for your service to the people of Colorado.
May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

May 10, 2010

Another year!!!! You would think it would get easier, but it never does. For most that statement will never be fully realized!!! It's been eleven years since day one, well almost, and nine years since the day. It would have never been long enough and always would have been to short. God bless us all and know that you are missed!!!!


January 23, 2010

You are still missed and thought of often! RIP my friend!!

BLT 1/1 Medic

January 21, 2010

Still miss you and think about you all the time brother. Its been a long time now, but you will never be forgotten.


January 14, 2010

Jason today we are with heavy heart due to the fact that we have last another brother in blue. We know that you have welcomed Brother David with open arms. Rest in peace Blue Angels.


July 26, 2009

It's another year but now its Ten since we started this job. It seems the sleep comes harder or the nites are shorter. I think often that your with all of us all as we move about our lives never more than a breeze away.


April 5, 2009

Forgive me for missing the anniversary of your E.O.W., but I felt as though I could not continue to read about so many tragedies. I now realize the visit each day to leave a word of encouragement and hope to the loved ones of others, helps me to remember that I am not alone with my pain and heartbreak. So may I say to your friends and loved ones that my thoughts and prayers are with them now and always. Continue to keep watch over them and those still out on patrol and may they know you will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

February 25, 2009

Trooper Manspeaker,
On today, the 8th anniversary of your death I woud just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Colorado. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



January 23, 2009

Merry Christmas, I love you and I miss you.


December 26, 2008

Jason, tonight is Christmas Eve and you were taken from your family eight years ago tonight. It is a cellibration of the birth of Christ but it is also the anniversary of when you gave the ultimate sacrifice.
God bless you family at this time of the year.


December 24, 2008

You will never be forgotten. I hope your family is well and while I know this is a particularly tough time of the year, I know you are in Heaven and patrolling the golden streets. Rest in peace Sir. We will never forget...........

AZ Narc

December 12, 2008

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service.

Gordon Hobbs
NC Game Warden

August 17, 2008

I was just laughing the other day, telling my fellow officers about some of the drunks we dealt with together. You didn't just find drunk drivers, you found the strangest ones on the road. Miss fiding those guys and laughing about those times with you. We will never forget you.

Officer Doug Steinhour
Greeley Police Department

July 27, 2008



March 6, 2008

Its been 7 years time has changed things, We're still going and "WE SHALL FINISH THE GAME" Just wanted to stop in its been awhile. Our fellow Brothers we are always here watching over you.


March 3, 2008

You are still thought of and missed! Thank You again for your service. To your family, know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Rest Easy Jason!

BLT 1/1

January 22, 2008

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