Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Constable Thomas E. Hardy

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

End of Watch Tuesday, October 10, 1905

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Reflections for Constable Thomas E. Hardy

No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

October 10, 2020

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 105th 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

October 10, 2010

Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace...


October 16, 2009

The policeman stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining,
just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To my church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No lord, I guess I ain't,
because those of us who carry a badge
can't always be a saint."

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
that wasn't mine to keep
though I worked a lot of overtime
when the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
though at time I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
among the people here.
They never wanted me around
except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't I'll understand.

There was a silence all around the throne
where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
for the judgment of his god.

"Step forward now, policeman,
you’ve born your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
you’ve done your time in hell"

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

August 5, 2008

Always remembered.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

October 10, 2007

on the anniversary of your death we remember you and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NHnv

October 9, 2007

on the anniversary of your death we remember you and thank you Sir for your service.

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 9, 2007

100 years ago today. Thank You!

October 10, 2005

You have never been forgotten Constable Hardy. Thank you.

Montgomery County, Maryland

December 25, 2004

It is good to see the memory of a fellow officer be observed even this long after the fact. Thank you Constable Hardy for watching over us here and welcoming our brothers to their new beats in heaven. God Bless you brother from a sister in grey.

Deputy Sheriff

April 8, 2004

Tom...I instruct an officer safety course involving railroads. Your memory will be honored by each officer in every class I teach. Thank you for your service & God bless.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

April 4, 2004

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