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

I just want you to know your in our prayers and always will be. Thank you Peter for your service and sacrifice. We will never forget you. I pray the family will find peace and strenght. Oneday you will see and be with him again and what a beautiful day that will be.

wife of police officer

March 23, 2006

To Officer Peter Alan Grignon and his loved ones:

On this the first anniversary of your tragic death, please know that your memory is honored and revered today.

My heart goes out to your family. You’re in our thoughts and our prayers.
Reading the loving reflections about your beloved Pete gives us some understanding of what a kind and honorable young man he was.
I hope that our paths cross in D.C.

Peter, you rescued us, saved our possessions, our lives and our families. You are one of the rare heroes among us. You were always there for us in the most traumatic moments of our lives. No matter when we called, we just expected that you would come and do whatever it took to help us, and you always met our expectations. Your selflessness and dedication are awe-inspiring.

This world, this country, your community truly are better places because of you. To have lost you is a great tragedy, an irreplaceable, immeasurable loss for society. We are grateful for and to you, and honor you for all you did for us day in and day out whether you received a word of thanks or praise.

Rest in Peace, Officer Grignon. I am humbled by your valor, courage, and dedication.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Pete gave to his community and the citizens of Kentucky, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 23, 2005.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 23, 2006

Dear Sir,

My most sincere condolences twelve months on. May God bless and keep you all safe and strong.

You remain now - and always - a true hero.

Senior Constable
South Australia Police

March 23, 2006

REbecca and the rest of Peter's family,

May God comfort you today as you remember a day of sadness and tragedy for us, but a joyful reunion for Peter. No sadness, no sorrow, no tears in Heaven.

It is so encouraging to me to hear you praise God through all of this and to remember that this is not the end for us.

God bless you and keep you


March 23, 2006

Uncle Donald, Aunt Barbara, Paul, Shannon, Rebecca and their family,

We just want to let you know that you are in our prayers nightly. In memory of Peter on this the first anniversary of his death...we hope you know you are not alone. We pray that God will give you the strength to endure the memory of this tragic day. I wish that we could be there to give you comfort but we lift you up in prayer as allways.

All of our love,
Edna and James Grignon

Edna and James Grignon

March 23, 2006

Thinking of you today and always. We'll never forget. A hero never dies.


March 23, 2006

I am a Louisville citizen and just wanted to express my sympathy and respect. I offer my condolences for the family and friends in their grief. May you find comfort in your happy memories and in knowing that Officer Grignon is thought of in honor and appreciation.

Sabrina Allen

March 23, 2006

Officer Grignon you are a hero. Thank you for your service to your fellowman. Rest in peace my brother in blue. May God bless you and your family.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

March 23, 2006

Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glint on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you wake in the morning hush,
I am the swift, uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circling flight.
I am the soft starlight at night.

Do not stand at my grave and weep.
I am not there, I do not sleep.
Do not stand at my grave and cry.
I am not there, I did not die!

God bless you Peter

Your sister in blue

March 23, 2006

1 year EOW. Rest in peace, Pete. My prayers are with you and your family every day of the year.

SPC Richard Crawford Jr.
U.S. Army

March 23, 2006

I cant believe at this time last year i was just gettin up for skool and about to turn on the new to see ur face on there.
when u seen your face on there i thought u had did sum honorable but u did sumthing more then that u did sumthing with courage.
i am sorry that you were taken away from u family at a young age and so tragiclly, if i had the chance to turn back the clocks 1 year ago at this time i would to relieve your family from the pain they are in and bring u back to be with them to share the happiness u all once shared.
You are truly missed by so many that knew you and didnt know you (i am one of them), you have touched so many in life and in death.
Your life will never be forgotten for what you did to make the city, or the world better.
and i speak for alot of people who dont have the chance i do to speak and say Thank-You Mr./Office Grignon, from the bottom of our hearts.

Russell Weakley

March 23, 2006

It has been one year since that horrible day. I will never forget where I was that morning, listening to the tragedy take place on the radio. I couldnt believe what was happening, I used to ride that beat and shift, I wanted to get there to help so badly. We will always remember you Peter and know that you are a HERO. You put on that uniform everyday not knowing what was to come, and you did it with courage and pride! We will never forget our fallen brother. I pray for Rebecca and your family, for God to give them strength and hope. I know you are happy in heaven, continue to look over those you love. Peter, you are missed by us all. I look forward to seeing you one day in heaven.


March 23, 2006

Heavenly Father, I pray that you will hold Offc.Grignon's family tightly in Your Arms today so that they may feel You with them and know Your Comfort.Please watch over his fellow officers today and keep them save.I ask this in faith.

March 23, 2006

Dear Peter,

One year ago tonight I saw you alive for the last time. I kissed you goodbye not knowing that it would be our last kiss. I wish that I would have held you just a little longer. I called you after roll call and you talked to me until I was falling asleep. You told me you would see me in the morning and that you loved me. I told you that I loved you too. That was the last time I ever spoke to you.

I will see you in the morning,baby. When I close my eyes and breathe my last breath I know that I will wake in heaven with you. Then we will have all eternity to be together.

While I am looking forward to that day I will do my best to live each day here to make you and God proud.

I love you my wonderful husband.

Your loving wife,

Rebecca Grignon

March 23, 2006

This time last year you were getting ready for your last shift on our city streets... Thank you for all you did in your 2 years. Thank you for being so excited about your work. I know it was more than work to you. I know you loved it. I know you loved Becca. We all miss you. We'll never forget you.

I know you and God are up there working together to be with Becca this week. She needs it so much, you know. Send her extra hugs and love.

Thank you, Peter.

March 22, 2006

On this the first anniversary of your tragic death I will offer my prayers for you and your family. Thank you for your sacrifice.
May God bless your family.

Anne (civilian UK)
S.W.Police (retd)

March 22, 2006

As the first anniversary of your tragic death approaches, please know that your dedication and sacrifice have not been forgotten. Heroes live forever...

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

March 21, 2006

As the first anniversary of your tragic death approaches, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. We will be among many who will honor you at the Wall in Washington DC in May. Rest in peace, Office Grignon. You are a hero who will never be forgotten.

Mary Kay Balchunas
Mother of Jay Balchunas, EOW 11/5/04

March 21, 2006

It will be 1 year that you were called away from duty. You have not been forgotten and are a true hero. I know the pain that your loved ones feel every hour of every day. So many questions that there are no answers for and always that one thought - WHY? Keep watch over your loved ones and wrap your wings around them to comfort them and help them with their grief. I'm sure if you could collect all their tears you could have a small pond by now that they could sit beside and think of all the good memories of you. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen Chicago Officer Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

Bob Gordon

March 21, 2006

Dear Peter,

Happy 2nd anniversary!! I love you with all my heart and look forward to seeing you again in heaven.I miss you every day and I wish that you had been able to stay with me longer,but I know that you are having a wonderful time in heaven.

Ask God to keep helping us and giving us grace to get through each day.

I miss your amile and the way you could always make me laugh. I feel like I am missing my "better" half.LOL You always knew you were the better half,didn't you?

I am so glad that I have hope and that God has not left me with despair. I know that if I was never able to see you again I could not go on living.Looking forward to that day.

I love you baby. You were the best husband in the whole world:)

Your loving wife,

Rebecca Grignon

March 20, 2006

Dear Rebecca and family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you all as the one year anniversary of Peter's tragic death approaches. My husband's one year anniversary is also this coming week and I wonder - how has so much time passed without him, yet has stood still at the same time?

I pray that the pain in your heart is beginning to soften and that maybe your wounds are starting to heal. I pray that his new year brings you hope and new beginnings, that you may begin to find meaning and happiness in your life again. I pray that the waves of darkness are beginning to recede and that you see the light at the end of this very long and dark tunnel we have been walking through. I pray that your memories and thoughts of Peter soon become sources of comfort rather than of despair. I pray all these things for you, Rebecca, as I pray them for myself.

God bless you, Officer Grignon, and may you continue to rest in eternal peace forever safe in the arms of the angels.

They are gone, but they are never forgotten. They are in our hearts forever.

Carin E. Sollman, surviving spouse
Officer Jesse E. Sollman, EOW 3/25/05

March 18, 2006

Sitting here, realizing its been almost a year since the tragic event that took Pete from all of us. Its hard to imagine life beyond the world we all live in. Pete went to Enternal life on March 23, but his soul and legacy, and passion will live in each one of our minds and hearts. Rebecca my greatest sympathies are extended to you and your family with heartfelt gratitude. I was at the cemetary about 6 months ago and found Petes burial site and got the opportunity to reflect and weep for someone I never unfortunately even got a chance to meet. My passion is in law enforcement and the morning of March 23 I was making deliveries in lexington and my mother phoned my and made me aware of the news. I was absolutely shocked and devestated. Petes legacy will live on forever as a flame that never burns out. I still from time to time watch the rememberance media clips of the funeral and cant believe this really happened, its almost surreal. Pete put that uniform on with pride and distinction knowing the challenges the job had. He didnt hesitate, he did it without question and without guidance. A true hero in my book lives within us forever. On his rememberance ceremony on the year anniversary I will be @ the memorial site downtown paying my respects for one brave man, son and husband...

You will be missed pete, from a complete stranger... yet a friend I never got to meet... Godbless to Rebecca and the entire Grignon Family...

Jason Wright

March 16, 2006

I was just thinking about you and wanted to stop by and tell you that. I looked through some pictures of you and becca last night and cried. I look at pictures of me & my man in uniform and I feel so overwhelmed at all the possibilities, good and bad.... and I can't imagine how rebecca does it all the time, carrying on without you and helping your legacy live on. Your death has made me appreciate life more than ever and for that, I'm sorry. I'm sorry it took so much for me to realize how truly blessed I am and how I can't ever let the negative things get in the way of appreciating those blessings. You'll be forever missed and cherished, Peter.

Louisville, KY

March 13, 2006



March 10, 2006

Dear Grignon Family & Friends,
Thinking of you all and lifting all of you up in my prayers. As Peter's EOW date approaches, know that there are people who will be thinking of you and of Peter, the man you all love so dearly. My heart goes out to all of you. God bless.

Much love,
*Joshua Blyler EOW: 5.2.04

Kelly Gillain

March 1, 2006

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