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

We think of you and your family during these holidays, and offer thoughts and prayers as you celebrate without your loved one. Cherish the memories of the past and be open to new ones with your loved ones and friends. Your loved one will never be forgotten and always honored for their sacrifice.

Alissa Scott
Widow of Wayne Scott
E.O.W. 09-10-02

Lisa Schultz
Widow of Don Schultz
E.O.W. 05-12-03

Co-Founders of Survivor Help Network

November 29, 2005

Rebecca, I'm sorry Pete can't put up the tree with you this year. I know he'll be with you, your family, his family, and co-workers in spirit, but I know it won't be the same. I'm just sorry the man you loved so deeply won't be here for Christmas. I'm sure Heaven is treating him well and Christmas is a blast up there, but it still hurts. I pray for you everyday. God bless and keep you. You are not alone and if you need anything, pick up the phone.

Pete, I know Rebecca is going to need a little extra special attention this Christmas season. Would you and God please hold her hand a little tighter, hug her a little longer, and make sure the kleenex is extra soft this month? I know she needs that. I'm glad you get to have the best Christmas imagineable, but we miss you.

November 29, 2005

As I sat across my husband (a Southern Indiana police officer) at Thanksgiving dinner this year, I couldn't help but think about Mrs. Grignon. I can't imagine the tremendous loss. I pray everyday that she is comforted by the grace of God, an dby the knowledge that her husband is not only remembered by those who knew him, but by those that remember his sacrifice.

November 26, 2005

I've been thinking about you a lot lately. My heart aches not for myself, but for your family and Becca. I carry you with me everyday. I promise not to let anyone forget. It's gotten cold this week, but I bet Thanksgiving in Heaven is HUGE! Have fun. Thank you.

November 21, 2005

I just got back from the first ever C.O.P.S. walk in D.C. and I walked 25 miles (in two days) in honor of Peter. I never knew Peter but I have heard many wonderful stories about him. Rebecca, continue to stand strong! I am so sorry for your loss!

Officer Julie D. Schmidt
Louisville Metro Police Department

November 14, 2005


I talked to your Mom today and asked how she was doing. She is being so strong and holding together, that let me know that you are right there holding her hand. There isn't a day that goes by that I don't remember you and how you could brighten my day when we worked together and how you made sure that I wasn't doing anything that I wasn't supposed to be doing since I was pregnant with my daughter. You hold such a special place in my heart because of the person you were. I really wish that I could have talked to you one more time and took the time to say thank you for leaving such a mark in my life. Rebecca, hang strong sweety and always remember that no matter how hard it gets that Peter will never leave your side or your heart. I was so happy to hear that Peter married a girl that left him floating because he deserved a girl like you in his life. I wish I could get to know you better because you are such a special person and I'm married to a firefighter and he has has a few close calls and I worry that he may never come home to me again. I think about how strong you are and it makes me stronger in knowing that no matter what life throws my way my husband loves me and I have to support him in everyway possible. I truly love you all and Barbara you are doing so great and I was so relieved to see that today. Take care of yourselves!

Leigh Anne Fielding

November 7, 2005

You are with us everyday. We will never forget. We miss you, Pete.

LMPD 2nd Div.

November 7, 2005

Not a day goes by that I don't think about and miss you buddy. I know that you're with God now and I can't think of anybody who deserves a spot up there more. We'll never forget you Peter and the sacrifice you made. For those who didn't know Officer Pete, which is what my little girl calls him, he was one of the kindest and most compassionate people that I had ever met. Not much of a talker and a pretty lousy softball player but a great friend. Rebecca I am amazed by your strength everyday and just want you to know that Arron and I are here for you and Mr. & Mrs. Grignon if there is anything you ever need. I miss you Peter and hope to see you again someday. Sleep well brother. T. Crowell LMPD

Ofc. T. Crowell

November 4, 2005

You will never be forgotten by your brothers in BLUE!! R I P your watch is over we will take it from here. Your brothers in Michigan!!!

Ofc. J. Dixon
Brownstown Police Dept., MI.

November 2, 2005

I dreamed last night that you were back with me. It was the best feeling to know you were back and that you were taking care of things. I guess I didn't really realize how much you made me feel so safe and so loved. When I woke up you weren't here with me and I missed you more than ever. My heart hurts all the time with missing you. I even cried in the mall today because they kept playing songs that you had me listen to all the time. Maybe God is letting me know that I am not really as alone as I feel. I know that you are more happy in heaven then I could have ever hoped to make you here. And I am so very glad for you. I just wish that I could hear your voice or feel your touch one more time.
I hope that God and all our people up there gave you a big birthday bash!!! I sent you balloons and a card.
My mom and Deb put letters on your website. It's looking pretty good. It would look better if you were here to help me get more stuff together. Of course things always were better when you helped me.:-)
I love you honey and I miss you like crazy.Looking forward to seeing you again.
Love ya lots
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!xxxxooooo

Rebecca Grignon

October 4, 2005

I only encountered you a few times, but even in those brief moments, you were such a warm and nice man. I think of you everytime my loved one puts on that same uniform you wore so proudly. Rebecca, I admire your strangeth and I pray for you everyday... Thank you for carrying on Pete's memory and thank you Pete for your sacrifice. I know all of your brothers and sisters with LMPD carry you with them everyday. You will never be forgotten.

God Bless all those that so selflessly risk their lives for us. Thank you all.

L.E.O. girlfriend

September 23, 2005

To the family and friends of Officer Peter Grignon and his fellow officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department:

On behalf of our entire family, I wanted to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Officer Grignon was so brutally murdered. It is so infuriating to read of yet another murder by criminals who would rather kill to evade arrest rather than pay the consequence for the criminal conduct they chose to commit. And if someone wanted to commit suicide, he didn't have to take the life of this young officer first. This was such a senseless and cowardly act.

May you continue to find comfort in the warm embrace of support and love from your law enforcement community. Undergoing a devasating experience like this forges bonds between blood families and police families that can never be broken.

Our family lost our beloved Larry Lasater of the Pittsburg Police Department when he was fatally shot on April 23rd during a foot pursuit of two bank robbers. Larry left a loving wife and his son, born 2 1/2 months after Larry's murder, as well as all his extended family and friends who loved him so much. It is so heartbreaking that all these children are being deprived of their parents, and wives are being deprived of their soulmates, and parents are having to undergo the anquish of outliving their children. My heart goes out to all of you, and we grieve for you and with you. I know that Heaven has another hero, but how I wish this had not happened to your Peter.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the service Peter gave to his community and the citizens of the state 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, CA PD eow 4/24/05

September 11, 2005


I was so glad that you posted on this website. Since the death of your husband I have wondered often about how you are doing.

You see, my husband is a police officer in Indiana and since Peter's death I have really changed alot. I don't take his nightly kiss and I love you's for granted anymore. I never, ever let him leave mad. I have learned to appreciate the true blessing that he is in mine and our 2 year old daughter's life.

I can only hope and pray that Peter's memories help carry you through your worst days. I am so sorry for your loss and I know that nothing or words can ease your pain, but I want you to know that we haven't forgotten you and Peter and won't.

Even though I don't know you, I still pray for you and the rest of Peter's family.

r jones

August 26, 2005

Glenda thank your son for me.As I was sitting here thinking about Peter being gone for five months,I stopped to read Cody's poem.It means so much that people have not forgotten.Thanks to all of you who have left reflections. I set up a website today for Peter at Again thank you all for your kindness

Rebecca Grignon

August 24, 2005

My son Cody had to write a poem based upon a newspaper story. He chose the tragic death of Peter. I thought it might comfort you to have a copy of this poem. Cody was 14 when he wrote this.


He didn't talk much
But his smile could say a thousand things
Killed in the line of duty
He was living his lifelong dream
Shot twice
Soft spoken, generous, and dependable man
At the happiest point in his life
He really understood the importance
Of serving others above himself
Deserving of attention and recognition
Peter Grignon
I hope that Peter's sacrifice
Will never be forgotten.

Glenda York

August 20, 2005

We will always remember you and your dedication to law enforcement and your family. You are with God now and we will never forget you. God bless.

Officer K. Measle
Louisville Police Dept.

July 31, 2005

Rest in peace my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Ofc. M.Dren
Chicago PD

June 22, 2005



May 30, 2005

"Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be called Sons of God. . ." To the family, friends and fellow Officers of Ofc. Grignon. . .You are in my prayers every night; May God give each of you peace and comfort and guard your every step. Peter was truly one of a kind. God Bless.

Jamie Howard
Jeffersonville Indiana

May 26, 2005

We will miss you Thanks for every thing people like you who go out to help us and Risk your life for us makes people feel safe i sorry we will miss you

Tim Maddox

May 11, 2005

God bless you and your family, You will always be remembered.

Deputy Arnold V Dodge
Mason County Sheriff's Office, KY

May 10, 2005

If you are able, save for them a place inside of you and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go, Be not ashamed to say you loved them, though you may or may not have always, Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own, And in time when men decide and feel safe to call the streets insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind. We will see you in Elysium…

OFC Crociata
GPD, Illinois

April 24, 2005


P.O. Chris Welby
Bridgeton, MO PD

April 24, 2005

God Bless you brother, you will be missed. Rest in Peace You are a true Hero to us all!

PO Jacob Becchina
Kansas City Missouri Police Department

April 22, 2005

I was a small time police officer, I can relate to the risk of the job, as I faced the risk from time to time, once in a big way that almost cost me my life.
I know the job is hard, Peter, you did the badge proud, now rest in peace and walk with God.

Dispatcher-Michael Edwards Nolan
Parc Security

April 18, 2005

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