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Detective Marlyn W. Bateson

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, August 14, 1966

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Reflections for Detective Marlyn W. Bateson

It’s been 55 years since you snd my father left us. I hope that you greeted Meta and told her what a wonderful mother she was. I was so excited to speak to Claudia. We wi meet again. Rest in Peace

Paula Bell Meinke

August 14, 2021

Rest in peace knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 14, 2020

Rest in peace Detective Bateson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 19, 2020

Didnt know we could leave comments basically. I never got to know you grandpa, but i inadvertantly followed in your footsteps, just not being an officer. I wish i had gotten the opportunity to know you, and as long as i draw breath youll be loved and remembered.

Frmr Sgt Brent Lamoreaux

July 30, 2018

I never got the opportunity to meet you bc of someone elses mistake, but I will forever carry on your memory for myself and our family. My brother was even named after you, so do not worry. We will make sure you are remembered for the amazing person that you were. My condolences go out to everyone who has ever lost a loved one due to some one elses hand. You will always be with us Great-Grandpa Bateson. We love and miss you.

Paige S
Your great-granddaughter

June 6, 2018

Det. Bateson,
On today, the 51st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 14, 2017

Thoughts and prayers on this day. You may be gone but you are not forgotten. Thank you for your sacrifice, may you R.I.P.

Ron Skeeters
Surviving Son Trooper Bernie Skeeters
Illinois State Police
EOW 5-20-1982

August 14, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 47th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 21, 2013

Detective Bateson,
My father was William Bell who died with you that day in 1966. I know that your two daughters still grieve as I do every day for their loss. I pray that your family is well.
Paula Bell Meinke

Paula (Bell) Meinke

December 11, 2008

Detective Bateson,
Forty one years ago you were called home. We pause to remember you and your loved ones, as they continue to keep your legacy alive.

Pennsylvania citizen

August 14, 2007

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. 41 years have passed since your tragic and untimely death. May all your friends and family take comfort inthe fact that you will NEVER be forgotten and will FOREVER be a hero!

Detective Sergeant, Retired

August 14, 2007

You have not been forgotten nor will that ever be the case and the Blue Family will keep your memory alive. Thank you for you dedicated service to law enforcement.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

January 9, 2007

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