Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Robert W. Beckwith

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

End of Watch Friday, July 19, 1878

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Robert W. Beckwith

Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your memory and sacrifice. Rest in peace always

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

July 19, 2020

As noted in prior notes officer was killed in 1878 Lincoln County War.
related line of duty deaths:

T Fazzini

March 20, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Beckwith,
On today, the the 137th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lincoln County.


United States Border Patrol

July 19, 2015

A true pioneer law man that set the pace over 130 years ago. Never Forgotten


March 27, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 132nd 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 19, 2010

The gunfight that you mention is the besieging of the McSween Home in Lincoln, NM. The besieged where Lawyer Alexander McSween and several regulators, including Billy the Kid, who could actually have killed this deputy with a random shot while running away.

Chief Inspector DEBLENDE André
ZP 5342 Belgium

July 7, 2007

It has been many years since you paid the ultimate price for freedom. Thank you for your service to the state of New Mexico and citizens of Lincoln county.

God speed, rest well warrior. Your brothers and sisters in blue carry on in your spirit.

APD, LEO's Wife

July 19, 2006

Deputy Beckwith, you may be gone, but you are not forgotten. Rest in peace.

Daniel Olivas

November 19, 2005

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