Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Leroy Berry, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, October 9, 1969

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Reflections for Patrolman Leroy Berry, Jr.

Rest in peace Patrolman Berry.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 8, 2020

Patrolman Berry,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 9, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 9, 2019

I loved visiting your apartment in the downstairs area of Grandma and Grandpa's on Champlain. I was only 6 when you died, but I remember you well. Missing you Uncle Buddy. RIH, and thank you for working to protect and serve.

Elaine Swain

November 26, 2018



December 27, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 44th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 6, 2013

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Berry. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

We were in recruit class together in Class 66-14A. I remember you as an easy going person with a good personality. I am sorry we didn't keep in touch. Rest in peace brother

Retired Chief of Police Gene Karczewski
CPD and Riverside PD (retired)

December 19, 2010

You have not been forgotten.

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

October 9, 2010

On October 9, 40 years to the exact time you were murdered, I gathered at the location you were murdered. I put it on the radio and several other officers from the 5th District showed to pay their respects. A few were not even born on the day you were killed. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Detective Tom Downes
Chicago 620

October 11, 2009

I too shall remember you today and say a prayer.

Detective Tom Downes
Chicago unit 620

October 9, 2009


Thinking about You today......

Michael B. Parlor

February 17, 2009

Thinking of you and your family members on this 38th anniversary of your EOW. You have not been forgotten. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones and those officers still on patrol in the City watching over the Thin Blue Line.

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

October 9, 2007

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

Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better manchester, NH

October 8, 2007

I had the pleasure of meeting your brother and sisters this past week during the dedication of the new Chicago Police Department Memorial. What a wonderful and loving family. Your name is now etched on a wall with honor in a beautiful and peaceful place on the Lake front. You are a true hero and heroes never die. You will never be forgotten. Keep watching over your loved ones and those officers still on patrol in the City.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen Chicago Officer
Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/94

Bob Gordon

September 20, 2006

It is not important as to how you died, but as to how you lived. You were are a hero. Rest in peace.

Lt. Stephen A. Joy
Prince George's County Police Department

May 29, 2006

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Chicago Police Department. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Patrolman Berry deserves our appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifice. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Patrolman Berry is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Tom Doyle
Cary Police Department, NC

May 24, 2006

Patrolman Berry,
On today, the 36th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.


October 9, 2005

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