Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Railroad Detective Bruce A. Palmer

Duluth, Missabe, and Northern Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, May 14, 1929

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Reflections for Railroad Detective Bruce A. Palmer

Rest in Peace Detective Bruce A. Palmer. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways. Your courage in the face of danger is a testament to your character.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the thugs that murdered you met with a dastardly fate. May the hounds of hell forever pursue their sorry souls. May the flames of hell totally consume their souls!


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

May 15, 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

May 14, 2015

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rdanniversary 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.

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

May 14, 2012

Tonight I had the honor of reading your name at the law enforcement memorial service. I stood at attention to honor you and the other officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. You will not be forgotten. Thank you for your service.

May 15, 2008

Far too often railroad police officers are not noticed or not acknowledged. I am glad to see Railroad Detective Palmer honored here. Justice may be blind, but these officers are the healthy eyes of the rails. God bless Bruce A. Palmer, and his fellow high-iron officers for their work and countless sacrifices.

EMT M.J. Ryan
Railroad Enthusaist & NJ EMT

December 7, 2006

It's been 77 years ago today since you were viciously gunned down and only God knows of the scum who murdered you truly got justice. But though their identities may never be known, you're name has become a part of history and you have not been forgotten.

My Dad was a Railroad cop for about 5 years and I know from his stories that it's not a walk in the park. You all deserve a solid pat on the back and our admiration.

Detective Palmer, may you be resting comfortably, you've earned it.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

May 14, 2006

Det. Palmer....times have changed & the nature of some of the crimes have changed with the railroads. However, our unique profession continues to have some intense hazards associated with it. Thank you for your service & God bless.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

March 28, 2004

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