Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police James Madison Beard

Buena Vista Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, October 14, 1933

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Rest in peace Chief of Police Beard.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 26, 2020

This was my Paternal Grandmothers brother. Her name was Mary Alice Beard Patterson.
There has been seven Pattersons who have served in law enforcement to this date.

Detective John R. Patterson, Ret.
Great-nephew. Henrico Co. VA PD

September 8, 2016

My great-grandfather's brother...God Bless All Fallen Officers! Thank you for your service!

Becky Lambert

April 15, 2016

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th 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.

Your sacrifice was made so many years ago. Evil was, is, and will be a part of life just as goodness such as yours will also be present.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 14, 2010

Chief Beard thank you for your service. Rest in peace!

Del Rio Police Department (Texas)

April 21, 2010

God Bless you Sir, 67 years old and still serving and protecting the citizens of Beuna Vista, Va. As we remember you today we also thank you for your more than generous service record.

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 12, 2007

On behalf of the men and women of the Virginia State University Police Department, our thoughts and prayers to the Beard family and the Buena Vista Police Department.

Virginia State University Police Department

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