Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Railroad Detective Landon J. Osborn, Sr.

Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Monday, September 19, 1932

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Reflections for Railroad Detective Landon J. Osborn, Sr.

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 19, 2020

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Railroad Detective Landon J. Osborn, Sr. of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police and the additional 62 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

September 19, 2018

The Promise: Always honored, never forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
GreaterCleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

July 9, 2015

This is the grandfather that I never knew. He was murdered six months, to the day, before I was born. My father was Jr. and I am the III. Wish I could have known grandpa.

Landon J. Osborn III

September 3, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th anniversary of your death. 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 19, 2012

Far too often railroad police officers are not noticed or not acknowledged. I am glad to see Detective Osborn honored here. Justice may be blind, but these officers are the healthy eyes of the rails. God bless Landon J. Osborn, and his fellow high-iron officers for their work and countless sacrifices.

EMT M.J. Ryan
Railroad Enthusiast

December 7, 2006

Detective Osborn, we may never know if the driver who killed you received the justice he/she deserved, but you sir, are doubtlessly in Heaven and keeping watch over the old C & O's current lines.

God Bless and Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

May 24, 2006

Detective Osborn,
It has taken over 73 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice.


March 4, 2006

We remember you sacrifice and honor your service. Rest well Brother.

March 2, 2006



March 1, 2006

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