Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Guard William M. Rader

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, July 22, 1926

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Reflections for Guard William M. Rader

Thank you for your service and on days like this we remind you and your family that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 22, 2020

Rest in Peace Corrections Officer William M. Rader. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of The Great State of Texas. Your Service is Exemplary in all respects.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the rotten souls of your murderers.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 20, 2016

Your legacy lives on with your grandson John Rader, who I have proudly served with the last twenty years in law enforcement. He has been a true friend to me. Thank you for your sacrifice in the line of duty and the bloodline you have left to this earth.

Chief Robert Pruett/Retired
Galena Park Police Department

March 3, 2015

Heroes live forever, Guard Radar, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

July 22, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 15, 2013

Rest in peace, Officer Rader. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of the great State of Texas are not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

July 22, 2012

I would like to make contact with descendants of William Rader to learn more regarding him.

Lt. Sam Rader
Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office

May 22, 2012

Rest in peace, Officer Rader - you're not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

July 22, 2011

Sir You are remembered today for Your Service. God Bless You and Your Family.

J Mullens
Federal Bureau of Prisons

July 22, 2008

Rest in peace sir, may God have had his part in righting the wrong done to you.

October 4, 2004

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