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Special Officer Louis Franklin Shaw

Arlington County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, December 6, 1935

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Reflections for Special Officer Louis Franklin Shaw

Jesus Christ, during His Sermon on the Mount, proclaimed, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

February 22, 2021

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 24, 2016

Dear Special Officer Shaw, Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice in the protection of our Arlington County citizens. May you always be fondly remembered. Rest In Peace.

Arlington County Police Department/Emergency Communications Center

January 11, 2014

Officer Shaw,
Sir, even though it has been 77 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Arlington County.


U.S. Border Patrol

December 6, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th 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

December 6, 2011

Officer Shaw,
On today, the 74th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Arlington County.



December 6, 2009

Rest in peace brother, you are not forgotten.....

Senior Officer D. W. Reichhardt
Waverly (Va.) Police Department

December 6, 2006

Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. God Bless.

Police Officer
Chicago Police Dept

September 26, 2004

Officer Shaw- Your sacrifice went unnoticed by Arlington County for almost 70 years! I was fortunate enough to happen upon a newspaper article about your death and do the proper research to finally have you recognized. Every time I drive past the site of the accident on Route 1 I will think of you and your service to the citizens of Arlington County. I will continue my efforts to honor you until the Arlington County Police Department and Arlington County Board of Directors officially acknowledge your sacrifice.

Chris Cosgriff, Chairman
The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc.

January 19, 2004

Such a tragedy. May you rest in well deserved peace and Bless those still here on Earth.

Tonya Stephenson
Private Citizen, PA

January 18, 2004

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