Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Frank Mobilio

Red Bluff Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, November 19, 2002

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Reflections for Police Officer David Frank Mobilio

Rest in peace, brother. We studied your death in a CSI class in Sacramento.

Officer R. Law #257

November 14, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. You are remembered and honored on the 15th anniversary of your E.O.W. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service. May the coward that did this rot and suffer.

Blue Lives Matter.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 19, 2017

My daughter and I moved to Red Bluff briefly in 2000-2001. Being in H.S., my daughter chose to go to the Police Dept for the H.S. 'Job Shadowing' day. She was to ride with an Officer for 4 hours, but it ended up being all day.
A couple of years later and a move south, I was at work on break one night, and happened to pick up the paper, in it was a list of all Officers killed in the line of duty that year. There was yours. I broke down sobbing, believing you were the one my daughter had the privilege to ride along with that day - your name was easy to remember.
And to this day, I thank you for your service, dedication, bravery, and your sacrifice.

Carolyn W.

July 24, 2016

Thank You "Citizen of Red Bluff" we will never forget Dave's sacrifice and we will continue to be vigilant in this fight against evil. It is a hard time to be in this profession but we will persevere. We of the Red Bluff Police Department thank you for your prayers and support.

Red Bluff Police Department Officer

September 1, 2015

As I drove by the gas pumps on main st I said a prayer for your family and the family of deputy Goforth. Such similar tragedies. I hope your family and fellow officers are doing okay during this time.

Red Bluff, CA

August 30, 2015

Officer Mobilio,

I remember almost 10 years ago when you were my DARE officer. You were the coolest and taught me valuable lessons I still uphold to this day. Every time I go to that CFN off main and adobe I think of you.

I will never forget you

Former DARE student

September 13, 2013

I lived not far from Red Bluff when this happened and when I opened the morning paper and saw this....

There wasn't any words to describe how disgusting this is.

I hope the person who murdered this officer is enjoying his cell.



January 17, 2013

To: Officer Mobilio and his family at the Red Bluff Police Department. We will never forget your sacrifice and what your mean to the citizens of the North State.

We here at the Butte Law Enforcement Academy will always remember . . . rest in peace brother.

John Carrillo, Academy Coordinator
Butte Law Enforcement Academy

November 19, 2012

You are not forgotten, brother.
I will always regret not being there
to back you.

Retired Sergeant
Red Bluff Police Department

November 19, 2012

Years will pass but you will never be forgotten.

Former Deputy Sheriff
Tehama County Sheriff's Office

November 17, 2012

May you rest in peace, Officer Mobilio.

It's a shame that you were taken from us in such a senseless and despicable act.

We will not forget you.


November 4, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Mobilio. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 19, 2012

Dave, its been awhile since I have been on here to write a reflection. So just wanna say, thanks again. I am now a military cop, a huge step from the explorers. but every move I make in law enforcement I always remember you and what happened that night. Your a true inspiration. R.I.P

PFC Pflager
United States Army Military Police

November 27, 2011

Dave I recently riding along and got gas at the same pump you were murdered at. My mind went straight to thinking about you and your family. I want to thank you for your service. You truly are a hero. We will never forget you or your family.

Your friend

Explorer Chase Corry
Tehama County Sheriffs Office

June 15, 2011

I remember when meeting him first time was at the Fairgrounds he was pulling traffic duty. How calm and collected he was, even though drivers were not. I remember as an explorer, talking and seeing him. He will truly be missed.

SPC Timothy Whalen

May 27, 2011

Dave, another year down. Several years ago you where my dare officer and you added to my interest in law enforcement. Over the years I joined the Tehama Sheriff's explorers and started my law enforcement career. Today I am now continuing my law enforcement career as a military police officer. I just want to thank you for your sacrifice with out you and my fellow officers who lost there lives i could not do this job. So once again, thanks and you will never be forgotten.

Your Friend
PFC Pflager Military Police

PFC Kyle Pflager
United States Army Military Police

December 30, 2010

Remembering you on this, the 8th anniversary of your passing. May God bless those you loved and left behind, and remind them they are not alone. Thank you for your service, dedication and sacrifice to the citizens of Red Bluff, California.

Lori Johnson Rowley, wife of NC LEO
Daughter of Sgt. James M. Johnson, EOW 11/11/04

November 19, 2010

Thank you for your service and I want to thank you for doing D.A.R.E. program as well, you wont be forgotten!!!

Explorer Chase Corry
Tehama County Sheriffs Office

July 21, 2010


Seven years ago, I responded to assist after being notified of your death. Since then I have made it a mission to insure that you and your sacrifice were not forgotten. This past December I was with Linda,your son Luke and your Mom, Laurie at the 124th Butte Police Academy graduation, where I was honored to help deliver an Academy Scholarship in your name. Your son is developing into a fine young man and you would be very proud of him. He has told his mom that he wants to move to Red Bluff and become a Red Bluff Police Officer when he grows up. I hope I am around to pin his badge on him. I see by the reflections on this site that you are not being forgotten and I am very appreciative for those who have not forgotten you and others. I am confident that if you were still here you would surely be one of our most valuable employees we have.

With Respect,

Paul Nanfito,
Chief of Police
Red Bluff Police Department

Paul Nanfito, Chief of Police
Red Bluff Police Department

January 22, 2010

Officer Mobilio,

While visting my grandfather in Redbluff the other day, we went to Applebee's and there I saw a tribute to you. I am glad you are still being honored.

I still pray for you and your family, as well as your dedicated co-workers. Continue to watch out for all of us. Thank you for your service, you will never be forgotten.

Deputy Sheriff

December 29, 2009

Dave, another year has passed. I just want to stop by and let you know we will never forget you. So once again I thank you for your sacrafice.


Explorer #5 Tehama County Sheriff

November 19, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 7th 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

November 19, 2009

Dear Dave,
I am a young woman who you may not remember. You used to come to my school all the time and help out with the D.A.R.E. program. I didn't really know much about you but my cousin did. My heart goes out to you and the many others going through something similar. One thing I do know, and will never forget is that you did your job above and beyond. You really went the extra mile to help those in need. Our lives may go on day by day, but we will always continue to remember...You are now a Fallen Angel, one whom I swear to never forget. May god be with you and your family...S..


March 7, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this sixth anniversary of your EOW. Continue to keep watch over them and those still out on patrol watching over the Thin Blue Line. You will never be forgotten

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

November 19, 2008

Often times I come to this website to look at these brave heros. Heros that fight against the pit of hell for our freedom. I'll never forget when I was in 5th grade you came to my school and we always talked that one day. You told me how your whatch was a laser whatch and you cut down trees with it... Always intertaining. Even though I am only an Explorer Every single time I go on a ride along with the Deputies I dedicate to you. You are not forgotten. Dave on November 19, 2002 we in Red Bluff lost the battle, but we will win the war. Thank you for sacrificing for this great nation. I miss you man. One day we will celebrate together in Heaven. Thank you my brother!

-Kyle Pflager

Explorer, Kyle Pflager
Tehama County Sheriff's Office

November 10, 2008

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