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Police Officer Larry Randolph Cox

Chillicothe Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, April 21, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Larry Randolph Cox

Oh so many more LEOs have joined you in heaven. Larry i absolutely hate that you aren’t here anymore! I still don’t understand it. Probably never will. I still think it isn’t fair. I haven’t seen much of Ev, but I hear he is loved up at the Palace. Lol. All of our friends are retiring and a whole new group are coming in. Di is still hanging in there, but Keith finally retired. Shock, I know. Sandy is in Pike County working on a DARE Chapter, she will get it done,I’m sure. Please keep an eye on us. Love ya.


August 31, 2021

My Brother. Another year gone by and still hurts thinking bout this night all these years ago. Think of the good shifts, good times, laughs, and doing the job right and it helps to lessen the sorrow. Pass the cemetery 5 days a week sometimes more and still look over there.
I know your not there and definitely know where your at! All good in God's neighborhood Brother!
Miss You!

Retired Ofc.

April 21, 2021

I cleaned out some pictures today and found a few of your parents and Ev. Larry, I still think about you almost daily! I would absolutely love to see you throw your head back and hear your signature laugh again. Your EOW anniversary is coming up soon. It’s hard to believe it has been this long. Unbelievable really. Talk soon, I miss you dearly.


April 12, 2021

You have been on my mind today for some reason. Lar, so many of our friends and families are dying because of COVID. I don’t know the solution, but I hope somebody finds a way to stop all the heartache. I hear that Ev is doing a phenomenal job up north. He is such a good kid, you did so well with him. I hate that you aren’t here to help him. I haven’t been to the LEC for such a long time. So many new officers and deputies, please help them stay safe. They sure are taking a lot of nonsense from people, it drives me insane. There aren’t too many people left that would know me or you either one. I still miss you more than I can stand. I hate the whole situation. All of it! Talk to ya soon!


January 25, 2021

You were just on my mind and I wanted to say hi.


November 16, 2020

What I wouldn’t do to have your shoulder to cry on right now. I have been in a funk of some sort. Anyway, by the list of fallen officers you and God must be busy. This whole world sux! Nothing good about it. I have had Ev on my mind a lot lately for some reason. He is doing a phenomenal job at work. The upper staff loves him. Please keep him safe so he can take care of his family, they sure do need him. Let Capt Hough know I said hi, he just got up there with ya too. Talk soon. Love and blessings!!!!


October 21, 2020

With the greatest respect & with fond reflection.
It was truly an honor to have served with you.
Brother,... you are not forgotten.

Retired Police Officer
Chillicothe (OH) Police Department

April 21, 2020

Rest in heavenly peace on this your 15 anniversary in heaven

Mark Mottola

April 21, 2020

Still miss the presence of this wonderful officer, and man, in the Chillicothe, Ohio community. Luckily, through my mom's job, I was able to meet, and get to know, Larry.

Amy Vance
Family friend

April 21, 2020

Another year gone by Brother. You are still a force in this world and so many people, Officers, citizens alike talk of you often. You ARE missed.

Retired Officer

April 21, 2020

I still miss you just as much as the day it happened. I just saw pics of Ev.... whew, talk about gorgeous. There aren't very many of us left that were there when we were. Most have retired but lots have come up there with you. Either way, it sucks. Another round of holidays are coming... I still have no desire to put up a Christmas tree. Every time I come down High or Church, I can just hear that obnoxious laugh of yours! Keep an eye out, until I see you again!!!! Much love and many blessings.


December 9, 2019

Rest in peace Office Cox.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 4, 2019


Ret Ofc

April 21, 2019

I can't believe you have been gone this long. Doesn't seem real. Talked to your mom and your sister a couple weeks ago. They both looked good. I don't get to see our trooper anymore, he moved to a different job. I hear he is doing well. I hope you and Roger are trying to behave up But I wouldn't expect anything less of you two. Lol. I miss you!!!


April 1, 2019

Always remember our fallen brothers and sisters.

Cadet CPT. Hendershot
4th platoon NJROTC

March 19, 2019

I miss your face!!! I miss your laugh!!! I miss you!!! Life is not fair. I can't believe you have been gone this long..... it doesn't seem real. Wish we could turn back time and change so many things.


December 16, 2018

Sometimes I just get on this page to read the reflections of love to you. Sometimes I just stare at the screen and get lost on my thoughts. Sometimes I just can't breathe looking at it. But always, absolutely always, I end up writing and crying.

I talked to one of our old friends the other day and he told me some things that I didnt know. It made me angry at the same time as it made me confused. I still think very differently as he and some other colleagues, but that's okay too. I'm a little bit stubborn in my thoughts. Maybe it's my defense mechanism so I don't have to think about certain things from that night. Heck, I don't really know. I guess honestly, it doesn't really matter, because the end result is still the same and it still sucks.

Talk soon.


July 21, 2018

Officer Larry Cox,

Of all the good men I have known in my 45 years of military service, and as a California Peace Officer in Sacramento in the 1980's, and as a federal agent, you remain my ideal of selfless service, honor, and courage.

And my gratitude for the wonderfully positive influence you had as the Chillicothe Police Representative on the children and young people in Chillicothe, especially my precious daughter at Bishop Flaget, My Little Venchise, is eternal. I don't know who misses you more, even now, me or Venchise.

The Saints and Angels were waiting for you, but it is hard for me to believe that they needed you more than did we.
Difficult to express how much you were appreciated and loved and needed here.

Your were and remain in my memory a fine and good man. I want you back. I fear that we will not see your like again. You were good in every way in a world tending toward evil and chaos.

I look to my memory of you to guide my personal and professional conduct. I cannot imagine a better role model -- for anyone.

I think of you every day. What would Larry do?

Larry Cox, the embodiment of a good man. We miss you more and this world needs you more now than ever.

Enough. You did much good. You did no wrong. you are missed.

Joseph Glenn

June 11, 2018

I remember Larry, working out with him at the YMCA in Chillicothe from 1999 to 2001, seeing him at Bishop Flaget, and how my little daughter, Venchise, respected him so fondly from her contacts with him at school and at the Y. What a good man. The angels were waiting for him. This lad is missed.
Joseph Glenn

U.S. Army, Retired

May 16, 2018

Larry was our DARE officer at Central and Mt Logan. He was so good with the kids. He would come eat lunch with the students and then stay for recess to organize kick ball games. He helped chaperone Patrol trips to Washington D.C. and outdoor education trips to Woodland Altars. It was such a comfort (and fun) to have him along. Those of us who knew him will not forget him.

Mrs.Brenda Sheridan
Fifth Grade Teacher

April 21, 2018

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Larry Randolph Cox of the Chillicothe Police Department, Ohio and the additional 56 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

April 21, 2018

Doesn't seem possible still. Everyone has started to move on a little. New guys in the office, big changes have gone through. Your picture remains on the wall where it was placed originally. I have left the department and the feeling of family is gone for us old Seems there are so many new faces there now. I miss the days when we all hung out together doing family things. I hate the 21st of April!!!!! I hate it so very much. I'm still bitter about the whole thing. If I could I would go back and protect you from going down that alley. I would have done anything in my power to change the sequence of events that night. It's not fair!!!! You were one of the few good guys that everybody loved. The whole city loved you. I went down to Greenlawn today and there are so many people in there that I know. It takes all I have to just drive into that sucks. As my tears fall, I re-live that Thursday night so often. Every time I pass Shoemaker Center I hold my breath for a second and I wonder how many people still think of you, how many people say a prayer for your brothers and sisters in blue? How many people have forgotten? Too many questions and not enough answers. Larry Randolph you will live with me until I die. I will never forget you or your ultimate sacrifice!!! Goodnight my friend!!!! Love and blessings!!!!


April 21, 2018

Well, you got me good tonight!!! I haven't decorated for Christmas since you left. I guess I realized that night just how evil people really are. I decided this year I would put up a teee and a few decorations. The second box I opened I found an old film envelope where you had sent film in to have it developed. It had your Stone Road address on it and was dated 2/6/95. It was empty so I have no idea what was in it. I can hear you laughing too.

I miss you more now than ever. I guess we are getting older and our friends are leaving me to come with you. Much love my dear friend!!!!


November 28, 2017

Hey Larry, it’s been 12 years since I have posted on here but I’ve never forgotten that horrible day and how it’s effected me! The PD has changed so much since your passing and their are very few of us left who served with you! I was a young rookie officer when we first met and you told me I looked like a cop from TV! You even gave me the nickname “Hollywood”! I was young and cocky much like the officers on the department today. I constantly harp on them about officer safety and tell them they never want to go through a day like April 21st 2005! I’ll never forget it but they just don’t seem to understand!!! Continue to watch over us Lord knows in today’s world police officers need all the help we can get!

Chillicothe PD

October 11, 2017

Gone but never forgotten

Friend None None

July 2, 2017

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