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Police Officer Alain J. Beauregard

Springfield Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, November 15, 1985

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Reflections for Police Officer Alain J. Beauregard

Officer Beauregard, it's now been 36 years since the incident that took you and your partner's lives at the hands of animals. You have not been forgotten. I am embarrassed to say that I cannot recall if I attended your funeral or your partners or both, but both were almost one. Two heroes were lost in one incident and one city, one Commonwealth and one nation mourned, but many families suffered. Two families at home, the Springfield Police, and all Police families in Massachusetts.

Brother, God Bless you and may your eternal rest be ever Peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 15, 2021

May you rest in peace sir.

Diane Maria dos Reis
Student Officer

August 4, 2017

I was a student at Springfield Central High School when these officers died. Their funeral procession passed by the school and I still remember the feelings I had. There was sadness, but I was too young to comprehend the impact on the families and officers of the department. What stuck with me was the the show of fraternity. Officers from all over the country coming together to honor these heroes.
Years later, I joined that fraternity. I will never forget.

Lt. Nick Lukiwsky
Waterbury Police Dept.
Waterbury, CT

March 6, 2015

RIP, Sir

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

July 12, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 24th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 15, 2011

Summer time is almost upon us. The warmer weather means more problems in Springfield, Massachusetts. You are not forgotten, today in 2011.

Ginny (not an officer)
none

May 27, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 25th 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.

I pray for the solace of your family for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 12, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 25th 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.

I pray for the solace of your family for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 12, 2010

Officer Beauregard,
It's been almost 25 years since you've been taken away from those who love you.
I will never forget being a student in one of your brother's classes and hearing the news of your murder. It was a shock to us all, so young, so far away.
I may not have known you, but you had a long lasting impact on my life.
You're never forgotten. May you rest in peace.

Darlene Downey Edwards

August 6, 2010

Officer Beauregard, twenty four (24) years later you are
still remembered.

Thank you for your service.

The citizens of Massachusetts were well protected under your watch.

A trajic and unnecessary loss.

Anonymous

April 23, 2010

God Speed, Brother.

P.O.K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

January 31, 2010

RIP.You will never be forgotten.

Anonymous

November 13, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

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

November 28, 2007

Alain, 27 years ago we attended the academy together. 22 years ago you and your family made the ultimate sacrifice. I meet them regularly at the Western Mass Memorial. You should be honored by all that they do for you and all others that have been taken from us. God Bless them and you for sharing them with us.

November 16, 2007

Alan,
On today, the 22nd anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you to you and your partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Springfield. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

November 15, 2007

"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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 8, 2007

Alain,

Your wife has been a blessing to our family. You must be so proud of her. After all these years she honors your memory & all Law Enforcement Officers. As well as hepling the families left behind. Doris is a very special lady.

Our son was brought up in Agawam. There was a freeze on jobs, so he moved with his wife to Ocala, Florida. Then that fatal day of February 7tn 2004 shot & killed on duty.
Serving 10 years with the department leaving behind a wife & 5 year old son.
Being here we miss out on all the support & the events that go on for our son. Then along came Doris, persistant at best. Your wife is so involved with COPS & needless to say became our other Angel.

You will never be forgotten.

Sincerely,
Nancy Litz

Nancy Litz
Mother -Deputy Brian Robert Litz EOW 2-7-2004

May 24, 2007

Officer Beauregard, today marks the 21st anniversary of your murder. I recall attending your funeral as a member of the HUPD Honor Guard and was impressed by the huge turnout. It was, to say the least, a very sad day.

Though your murder avoided the justice he would have faced here on earth, no doubt he faced it in the next world, and truthfully, this being Massachusetts, the justice in the next world was probably far more appropriate.

You truly are a hero and my heart goes out to your survivors and the Springfield Police family on this day.

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

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

November 15, 2006

G-d Bless.

November 15, 2006

I just just told Mike one of you killers came up for parole today and I hope to god he never breathes the fresh free air again.


MA Officer

September 28, 2005

Rest easy, Brother; heroes are never forgotten.

Sgt. Barbara L. Beland
Monroe Co. Sheriff Dept. Bloomington, IN USA

November 15, 2004

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