Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective I Abiel "Abe" Barron

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, June 25, 2003

Leave a Reflection

Reflections for Detective I Abiel "Abe" Barron

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 15th anniversary of your EOW.

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

June 25, 2018

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 21, 2017

Hi Daddy,

Today marks 14 years that you have been gone. My heart has healed as much as it can, but the memories and laughter you gave me have and will never fade. Though you are not here physically it brings me so much joy that we still talk everyday spiritually and when you get a break from all your new friends you have made in heaven, you still visit me in my dreams occasionally. You will never be forgotten daddy and I promise to continue to be your biggest fan and advocate. One day we will meet again, but for now I thank you for watching over me and my son Preston who I know you love so much.

I love you always, always.
-Your little champion.

** Thank you everyone who has written something on this page showing my father respect and love.

Lauren Barron
Daughter

June 25, 2017

Rest in Peace

K.Brooks
Houston Police Dept.

June 16, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 25, 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 ninth anniversary year 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. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that call you beloved for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I thank them for sharing their memories of you through their reflections.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 14, 2012

Rest in peace Detective Barron. Thank you for your service in the worlds greatest police force, the Los Angeles Police Department.

Sgt. Earl P. Martin
Henry Ford Hospital Police Authority

September 4, 2011

Today is the anniverary of your passing Abe. It is hard to believe that it has been 8 years. Your memory lives on forever. Our friendship and the friendship you left behind, will never be forgotten. May you continue to rest in peace.

Retired Det E. Ramirez
LAPD Retired

June 25, 2011

Rest in Peace, Detective Barron. Your sacrafice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 22, 2011

Detective Barron - Thanks for your service to the people of Los Angeles. May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

April 20, 2010

Today marks the 7 year anniversary of your tragic death. A year ago I had the oppurtunity to visit the Police Officer Memorial at our State Capital. I read your name there and it reminded me of just how fragile each one of our lives are. I will continue to pray for your family and hope that each day gets better in time.

Police Officer
LAPD

June 25, 2009

Abe, its been awile since I worked Northeast, but I will always remember you. I miss you.

Sergeant
LAPD

September 24, 2008

Your forever in my heart Abe. I really miss you and will see you soon.

Lt.
LAPD

July 18, 2008

My thoughts are with all of your loved ones today and every day. Continue to keep watch over them for I know the silent tears still fall from the many broken hearts that were left behind. You are a true hero.

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

June 25, 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

December 1, 2007

I sometimes used Highway 138 as a shortcut, while heading out to Las Vegas from Lancaster. I have not driven that highway since the tragic traffic collision involving my Northeast Area brothers. Some say, it is "one of the deadliest highways in the U.S."

Detective Barron was one of those LAPD cops who I never heard anyone say anything badly when discussing him.

May You Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor
USMC / LAPD

June 25, 2007

Detective Barron and Family,
Today I am thinking of you on this fourth anniversary. I thank you for having the courage it takes to serve the citizens of L.A. and citizens everywhere. It truly takes a dedicated person, and the family that stands behind you, to put yourself on the line every day to make the world better. Your sacrifice is always remembered, and is particularly close to me, as my father (retired law enforcement) passed into eternity the same day, same year, as you. You are remembered today. You will be remembered forever.

Pennsylvania citizen

June 25, 2007

G-d bless you and your loved ones.

June 25, 2007

Abe, I think about you often. Your life touched many of us. Anyone that had the pleasure of knowing you smiles and knows what I mean. I especially remember our white water rafting trip. You kept me up all night, but you also kept me smiling the whole trip. I miss you and I keep you in my daily prayers. Rest in peace my brother.

DET II Retired, LAPD RHD
Now with Riverside District Attorney

July 13, 2006

May you Rest in peace and may Our Lord keep your family in His Loving Care now and in the future.

June 25, 2006

To the Barron family,
With time I do hope that your memories are accompanied by showers of smiles. Please know that you are not forgotten by the Chaplain Corp. We love you and place all your cars in the Master's hands.

Chaplain Hubbard
LAPD

December 20, 2005

You were hilighted on the website
yesterday so I stopped by to read your story. Many who knew you left messages and I learned how highly you were thought of. My heart goes
out to your family today because their
lives have been changed forever.
And even the passage of time does
not change that. I hope your partner
has recovered and found peace. God bless your family at work also.
I know you are greatly missed.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

December 16, 2005

Abe, no words can truly express how I felt when I heard of your untimely passing. We worked around each other for several years when we were young cops in Newton Division. You made the entire watch and division a great place to work. You made us all laugh and kept us focused with doing our jobs professionaly with your high work ethics. You are deeply missed and we will never forget you. May you rest in peace my brother.

Detective George Leiva
Los Angeles Police Department

December 14, 2005

Abe, no words can truly express how I felt when I heard of your untimely passing. We worked around each other for several years when we were young cops in Newton Division. You made the entire watch and division a great place to work. You made us all laugh and kept us focused with doing our jobs professionaly with your high work ethics. You are deeply missed and we will never forget you. May you rest in peace my brother.

Detective George Leiva
Los Angeles Police Department

December 14, 2005

Abe, I think back and remember the fun we had and all the good times. You will always be in the hearts and thoughts of your Newton friends.You will always be a Newton Cop and more so a Newton Homicide Cop.

Detective Richard Arciniega
Los Angeles Police Dept Newton Homicide

December 1, 2005

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.