Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Drew C. Chandler

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, July 21, 2000

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Reflections for Trooper Drew C. Chandler

My farther ,brother, and friend. Love you and miss you soo much!

Emmanuel Porter-Muhammad
Prince hall mason and Nation of Islam

July 26, 2019

Please join me today, July 21, 2019 to honor and remember Trooper and former “MET” Drew C. Chandler on this his 19th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
MA State Police/Metropolitan Police, Class mate

July 21, 2019

Rest in peace Trooper Chandler.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 19, 2019

Today, July 21, 2018 the Massachusetts State Police and members of the Retired Association of Metropolitan Police takes a moment to honor and remember Trooper and former MET (1980) Drew C. Chandler on this his 18th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police/Classmate

July 21, 2018

Today, July 21, 2017 the Massachusetts State Police and members of the former Metropolitan Police take a moment to honor and remember Trooper Drew C. Chandler on this his 17th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
MA State Police/Metropolitan Police

July 21, 2017

Today, July 21, 2016 the Massachusetts State Police and the members of the former Metropolitan Police takes a moment to honor and remember Trooper Drew C. Chandler on this his 16th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Trooper Thomas E. Dolan
MA State Police/Metropolitan Police

July 21, 2016

Drew - Today, the Massachusetts State Police and the members of the former Metropolitan Police honor your memory on this your 15th anniversary. May you continue to rest in peace knowing that your family and sacrifice have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Metropolitan and State Police

July 21, 2015

Daddy I miss you so much. If only I could turn back the hands of time. I hope you are watching over us. Words can not express the sadness I feel when I think about you not being able to meet your grandson. Not being able to teach him how to play basket ball. Please watch over us. I love you and miss you so much. Life has not been the same with out you.

Rest in peace Daddy

I love you and miss you
Your daughter

July 9, 2015

Today, the Massachusetts State Police, former members of the Metropolitan Police and Drew’s class of 1980 honor his memory on this his 14th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his family and his sacrifice have not been forgotten.

Tpr Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police/Metropolitan Police

July 21, 2014

From your Brothers and Sisters of the Massachusetts State Police
and the members of the former Metropolitan Police, we honor your memory today on this your 13th anniversary. May you continue to rest in peace knowing that you and your family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police/Metropolitan Police

July 21, 2013

Never forgotten.

SN
USCG VBST

September 8, 2012

Eleven years may have passed but you have not been forgotten. You are a true hero and heroes never die. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones and those still out on patrol.

Bob Gordon, Ret. DC
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

July 21, 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 21, 2010

RIP...Gone but never forgotten.

Anonymous

October 8, 2008

DREW GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY."I REMEMBER YOU WELL AND THE STORIES WE BOTH COULD TELL" AS THE SAYING GOES.WE CAN BE PROUD OF THIS TROOPER NOT ONLY BY THE WAY HE DID HIS JOB BUT THE WAY HE WAS A MAN!

F-TROOPER
MSP

October 5, 2008

Dear Trooper Chandler,I am so sorry for Your loss at the hands of some "dirty" S.O.B. You still died with Your boots on. Carry on Trooper. Carry on!

Timothy A. Topulos
son of Massachusetts State Trooper

September 19, 2008

HOO-RAHHH Carry on Trooper. You will Always be remembered.

Timothy a. Topulos
N/A

September 8, 2008

On the night of our arrest it could have been me or you searching the cruiser. We went through a lot of tough times, and I will always have you with me.Your 501 partner. RIP

Drew's Partner
MDC

July 22, 2008

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

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

July 21, 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 18, 2008

Trooper Chandler, today marks the 7th anniversary of your tragic death. Amazing how a little needle stick can do so much damage and take a man from his family. Though your years with your family were not of the high quality you deserved, at least you were with them, and though that has changed, I know you ARE still with them. I hope the clown who was responsible for your death faced true justice himself, no matter what that justice might entail.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 21, 2007

May you rest in peace. Seven years ago you made the ultimate sacrafice. May God continue to bless your family.

Police Officer Garcia
Los Angeles Police Dept

July 21, 2007

Trooper Chandler,


On this the anniversary of your leaving us in the physical sense we pay tribute to your spirit. Today the Day Watch of the Henry County Georgia Police Department’s Central Precinct will hit the street in your honor. Please watch over us as we continue your fine work.

For the entire shift,
Sergeant V.T. Rosen

Sergeant V.T. Rosen
Henry County Police Department

July 21, 2007

Thinking of you on the 7th anniversary of your EOW.
Time has not diminished your service or sacrifice.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

July 21, 2007

Fallen but NEVER forgotten.

Joanie
Mother, daughter, sister, and granddau. of LEO's

October 3, 2006

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