Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Peter Alan Grignon

Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, March 23, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Peter Alan Grignon

"In the simple performance of duty,
he pinned on a badge,
checked his gear with a practiced eye,
and kissed his loved ones good-bye.
In the simple performance of duty,
he reported for work,
joked with his buddies at roll call,
and made his last trip down the squad room hall.
In the simple performance of duty,
he answered the call
to help the helpless, to find the lost,
no matter the danger or how great the cost.
In the simple performance of duty,
he lay down his life,
for those in peril he tried to save,
our brave friend went to his grave.
In the simple performance of duty,
we honor his deed,
as we carry him to rest in a flag-draped casket,
long after the world has forgotten, we shall never forget.
Never judge or regret, what he did, In the simple performance of duty."

-Author unknown


October 6, 2007

Peter, I was thinking of you today and wanted to let you know that we all miss you. There is not a day that goes by that when I put on your bracelet that I don't think of you and Rebecca. You will never be forgotten Pistol Pete!

M. Woodard

September 16, 2007

My Brother,
Being in the military, I see my brothers and sisters who have paid the ultimate sacrifice come back from Iraq and Afghanistan. I cannot stress enough to my fellow members that we cannot forget about those back on the home front. Wether police, fire, ems, or any other service, these people put just as much on the line if not more. Being from Louisville, I remember seeing this tradgedy unfold. Also being an Eastern High School graduate, it hit home even more. I cannot watch the amazing memorial video produced for Officer Grignon without tearing up. He puts on his uniform everyday not knowing what to expect, and paid the ultimate sacrifice. I daily check on my homefront heros and everytime I here of a loss, it is as if they are my best friend. Officer Grignon, you have an everlasting salute from this Airmen. While my uniform is different than yours, it is people with the sacrifice like you have, that make me proud to sit here today. You truly are a hero.

A1C Ingram Alexander R
United States Air Force

September 13, 2007

God bless you Pete. You look like someone that I would be friends with. The Commonwealth will NEVER forget.

Matthew 5:9

An Ohio brother
Montgomery Co., Ohio

August 3, 2007

i heard this in my car earlier. i just sat there and cried because it made me think of rebecca and everything. my heart breaks for your family. i hope rebecca and your parents and brother read the words left here often to see you surely will never be forgotten. we simply wouldn't allow it.

When she got the news
The phone hit the floor
She fell to her knees and cried his name
He had just kissed her lips
And both of the kids
Their lives will never be the same
At the end of her hardest day
The only words she could say were

I want you to live, I want you to love
I wanna go back to the way it was
To hear you say my name again
I wanna see your smile again
I want you to live
Takes all of her strength to go through his things
It feels like she’s holdin’ him again
The letters he wrote the books that he’d read
and some of the shirts still have his scent
The picture in Florida
she holds to her heart and cries out loud

I want you to live, I want you to love
I wanna go back to the way it was
To hear you say my name again
I wanna see your smile again
I want you to live

Lying awake in the middle of the night
Trying not to let the kids hear her cry
She prays for answer or some little sign
She closes her eyes
and swears she
hears him say

I want you to live, I want you to love
I want you to go on and not give up
I want you to live, I want you to try
I want you to know that I’m alright
I want you to fall in love again
I wanna see you smile again and again
I want you to live

everyone misses you

LEO Wife

July 12, 2007


I am one of the newer explorers with your department. I wanted to leave my condolences for you, your family, your other family (co-workers), and your friends.

Explorer Troy D. Hanson
LMPD Explorer Program

July 12, 2007

I dreamed of you last night, that you were here and we were together again. Thanks for making that time of my life so very fun and happy. You're the best and I miss you like crazy.
I am so proud of you, not just for the way that you gave your life but for the way that you lived it. I am so glad that you took the time to share your life with me. You made me a much better person and so very, very happy. I look forward to seeing you again in heaven because I have some great stories for you. LOL
Happy 4th!! I wonder if God lets you help set off the fireworks up there:)
Miss you my love,


July 4, 2007

Just thinking of you today...praying for you

Louisville Metro

June 20, 2007

I've been thinking of you so much lately. It doesn't feel like it's been over 2 years. It hurts so much sometimes.

casting crowns - praise you (in this storm)
I was sure by now
That You would have reached down
And wiped our tears away
Stepped in and saved the day
But once again, I say "Amen",
and it's still raining

As the thunder rolls
I barely hear Your whisper through the rain
"I'm with you"
And as Your mercy falls
I raise my hands and praise the God who gives
And takes away

I'll praise You in this storm
And I will lift my hands
For You are who You are
No matter where I am
And Every tear I've cried
You hold in Your hand
You never left my side
And though my heart is torn
I will praise You in this storm

I remember when
I stumbled in the wind
You heard my cry
You raised me up again
My strength is almost gone
How can I carry on
If I can't find You

As the thunder rolls
I barely hear You whisper through the rain
"I'm with you"
And as Your mercy falls
I raise my hands and praise the God who gives
And takes away

I'll praise You in this storm
And I will lift my hands
For You are who You are
No matter where I am
And Every tear I've cried
You hold in Your hand
You never left my side
And though my heart is torn
I will praise You in this storm

I lift my eyes unto the hills
Where does my help come from?
My help comes from the Lord
The Maker of Heaven and Earth

we love you and miss you, peter

June 6, 2007

Miss ya baby. I am up with Lydia and Kerry and I was thinking of the last time that we were here together. We had so much fun, course I always did with you. I know that you are having a great time up there but I wanted to let you know that I think of you all the time. I am glad that you are happy but I do wish that I could just get a few minutes of time with you. I am trying to make you proud down here, I hope that you are okay with the choices I am making, if not just tell God and He will fix it:)
I can't even begin to tell you how much you are missed and by how many people. I think some of the friends that I have made since you left that didn't even know you miss you:) You are just that wonderful!!
Thanks for being so wonderful and for always loving me no matter what. You were the best!!
Please keep watching over me and the rest of the family. And give baby Peter a kiss from Aunt Rebecca.
I love you sweetheart and thanks for loving me:)


May 31, 2007

Today is May 15th, National Law Enforcment Memorial Day. I salute you for your dedication to law enforcement and your bravery and heroism. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones. You have not been forgotten.

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

May 15, 2007

Rest In Peace Brother. Your family and friends are in my pryaers.

Officer Dwight Rackley
Louisville Metro PD, KY

May 2, 2007

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Author Unknown


April 14, 2007

Hi Peter, Just want to let you know that I've become good friend with your parents. We share so much in common. But let just say I'm thinking of you and my son today. Parents of Eddie Mundo

April 8, 2007

I know you welcomed Bret into Heaven this morning with open arms. Show him around a little. I feel better with you guys up there on our side.

April 4, 2007

Still thinking of him and his service.

As we celebrate God's greatest gift to us, may it give you comfort and hope of a better day. Lifting you up to him in prayer.

God bless all those he loved and left behind today and everyday.


March 26, 2007

It has been two years and hardly a day goes by that when I am downtown near 29th Street that I don't think about meeting you. You had a wonderful personality and a smiile that brightened the room. I will never forget meeting you. I hope that you are watching over all of us in ES here in Louisville. God bless you and your family.

EMT-B Lori
Ambulance Service in Louisville

March 24, 2007




March 23, 2007

To Peter, Rebeccah, his parents and other family and friends:

Today is the second anniversary of Peter's tragic death and the day all your lives changed forever. As I read the loving reflections left by those who called Peter beloved, I am mindful of the journey we all struggle with as we try to make a life for ourselves...we know that is what our beloved would want us to do, but the heart always aches for the one who can only be with us in spirit for now.

I hope that you all find some peace in your heart as you hold your memories like the rare and beautiful pearls they are.

May Peter's spirit continue to soar and his memory continue to inspire.

Rest in Peace, Peter. Your valor and dedication and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Phyllis Loya, mother of Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

March 23, 2007

it's 2 years eow today and i'm thinking about your family.

brandi mundo
surviving spouse

March 22, 2007

Dear Peter,

Happy Anniversary!!! Today would have been our third wedding anniversary. I miss you so much.
Thanks for sending me those songs and playing our song twice!!! I guess you were telling me that you remembered.
Mom and Dad and Debbie and Charlotte all got me flowers today. It was kind of funny that I got more flowers then I would have if you were here with me. Deb got me a cactus too, just for you. LOL
I love you baby and I wish I could just hold you for a little while. Tell God thanks for helping me and for giving me such wonderful family and friends. And tell Him thanks too for letting you play me some songs.
Forever yours,


March 20, 2007

Samantha introduced me to you tonight; she holds you & Becca very dear. You left quite an impression during your short time here, and I must say I am proud to have been "introduced". You remind me so very much of my husband, would you mind watching over him? Your family will now be in my prayers each time my husband walks out the door to work. You won't be forgotten.


March 11, 2007

I saw your memorial video today and just wanted to tell you what i'm sure you already know.Heroes are never forgotten.Rest easy brother,we'll take it from here.

PO S.Harris #273
Cicero PD Cicero,IL. 3rd Watch

March 1, 2007

Today I came across the Tribute to Peter on You Tube where a memorial video is located in his honor. I must have watched it several times and each time I cried as I know your pain. I now was able to place a face of a fallen officer with those of his loved ones. I know your daily pain and how much it takes to face each new day. All any of us can do is take one day at a time. My thoughts are will all of you.

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

February 24, 2007

Thinking of Peter today...And every day that a friend or family member puts the uniform on. God bless all the officers of the LMPD and everyone who wears the uniform proudly.

February 18, 2007

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