Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Gary Edward Dudley

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, August 22, 2006

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Reflections for Lieutenant Gary Edward Dudley

Gary- how is it possible that it’s been 16 years? Today, the memories of that horrible day keep running through my mind.
Love & miss you so very much, today & every day.
Together Forever

Surging spouse

August 22, 2022

Rest in peace Lt. Dudley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 27, 2021

15 years......a lifetime. Miss & love you every day. It's so hard to even comprehend that its been 15 years today since you died.

I wish I knew who wrote this, but it is so perfectly said:

"I was supposed to spend the rest of my life with you
And then I spent the rest of your life with me
I smile because I know you loved me 'til the day you went away
And will keep loving me....'til the day we're together again"
Author unknown


August 22, 2021

Gary-today should have been our 30th anniversary. This year it’s harder than most. I’ve now had the same number of anniversaries without you as we did together. Love & miss you always-today it just hurts more.


June 1, 2021

Happy Heavenly Birthday Gary-I miss & love you always. Together Forever

Carolyn Dudley

April 7, 2021

Gary-pulling out of the drive of our home for the final time was easier than I expected in some ways, yet harder in others.
So hard to actually leave the house that we built 27 years ago -all the hopes & dreams we had. A home filled with laughter & love. Plans to grow old together there


October 14, 2020

Gary-14 years without you.

Carolyn Dudley

August 22, 2020

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

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

August 22, 2020

Happy Birthday Gary. Love & miss you every day

Surviving spouse

April 7, 2020

Gary had that larger than life personality. Always smiling, joking and enjoying life. He touched so many lives and continues to do so every year. Missed dearly, never forgotten!

Deputy Michael Greene
Monroe County Sheriff's Office (son of fallen coworker of Gary�

August 22, 2019

Gary-so hard to believe it's been over 12 years since I last saw you. For some reason, this year's EOW was more difficult. Love you always & miss you with each breath. Together Forever


September 23, 2018

Never forgotten.

Corporal Kim Morehouse
York County Sheriff Office

July 26, 2018

Gary-this Thanksgiving I am thankful for 18 years with you. I miss you with every breath, and love you always. Together Forever

surviving spouse

November 23, 2017

Cops Cycling for Survivors

Monica Zahasky
Cops Cycling for Survivors

August 23, 2017

Rest well in peace my brother. Bless your family and friends, who keep you alive in their hearts. And thank you for your service to your community.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

August 22, 2017

I knew Gary at the ILEA. Always a consummate professional and all round good guy. Great State Trooper and Great Trainer. He will certainly be missed. My most sincere condolences to his Wife and family.

Lieutenant Phil Marlowe
Former Instructor, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

April 13, 2017

Merry Christmas Gary-love you always & miss you more than words can say.


December 25, 2016

Gary-I can't believe it's been 10 years. Time has a way of moving forward even when we wish we could turn it back. I love you today as always, and miss you more than I can say.


August 23, 2016

Gary- today, as everyday, my thoughts go to you. National Police Week- a time of remembering and honoring the Fallen Officers. In all the times we went to DC together for Police Week, I never imagined your name on that Wall. Now, 8 1/2 years later-it still seems unreal. You were always a hero to me-well before that day on August 22, 2006. Will honor & love you always

Surviving Spouse -ISP Lt Gary Dudley

May 13, 2015

We all remember Gary's smile & great service.

Lt. (Ret)
Indiana State Police

October 10, 2014

Gary-I can't believe it's been 8 years since your death. This world has changed so much, yet love remains. Today, Sept 11. is a day to remember all those that were lost in 20001. So much sacrificed, so many lives destroyed. My thoughts turn to the memorial bracelet that you wore every day, honoring Officer John D'Allera of NYPD, who was killed that horrible day. You were wearing that bracelet when you died. I keep it by your picture as a reminder of your mission to always Honor the Fallen Officers.
This has been an incredibly heartbreaking year for IN's Police Community-to date, 4 Officers have sacrificed their lives this year. Four families that will forever feel the pain of their loss. Yet, all those that knew and loved you have promised to continue your pledge to Always Remember and Always Honor the Fallen Heroes, and to support those families left behind.
Love & miss you always

Surviving Spouse -ISP Lt Gary Dudley

September 11, 2014

I first met Lt. Dudley when I attended ILEA in 2006. Since we were the same age, we spent hours remembering our law enforcement careers and also discussing the future. Lt. Dudley might have come across a bit gruff to his cadets, but behind that exterior was a man who deeply cared for those in his charge. The world is truly poorer having lost Lt. Dudley and Chief Martin.

Supervisor John Eagan
Indiana Gaming Commission

September 4, 2014

Happy Birthday Gary-love you always. So truly blessed to share your life


April 7, 2014

Rest in peace sir

Officer Shannon Yates
University of Southern Miss Police Department

December 25, 2013

I make it a point to stop at your grave each time I come to Indy for an overnight. This month I have had the opportunity to stop more than normal. Seeing your grave immediately brings me back to Recruit School! I remember thinking that if I could just be like you during my career I would be satisfied. Well, I am now sure that I will never be able to measure up to the differences you have made on so many people, but I have obtained your rank of FSgt. It was at your grave that I made the decision to pursue this new position. I will never forget you; you made such a huge impact on my career in the short time that I was fortunate to know you. Please continue to watch over us and I give you my word I will continue to do everything I can to ensure you, all of our fallen brothers and the survivors are NEVER FORGOTTEN! “Stay alert/Stay alive!”

Indiana State Trooper

September 28, 2013

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