Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Edwanton Allen "Eddie" Thomas

Brier Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Tuesday, September 12, 2006

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Reflections for Police Officer Edwanton Allen "Eddie" Thomas

Almost eighteen years later and you are still missed my friend. I will always cherish all the adventures, laughs, and good times we shared.

Deputy Mike Wilson
Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

June 4, 2024

Eddie You may not have been my uncle by blood but knowing you since I was a baby was a honor. I always looked forward to coming to see you as a kid and young man. You motivated me to become a police officer and I will strive to be the best officer i can be in your honor. Love and miss you so much unc. Rest in heaven.

Officer Christopher Miller
Federal Reserve Police (Nephew)

February 21, 2023

Eddie- We have never met, but I look at your memorial every day in the Brier PD. I am Brier's new Chief of Police. We will be honoring your service to this community as well as your military commitment.

Rest well,

Nick Almquist

Chief Nick Almquist
Brier Police Department

August 24, 2022

Rest in peace Officer Thomas.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 12, 2020

Not a day goes by where I don’t think of you. Best friends since 1st grade, and I think of all the stuff we did as kids, and as young adults. I love and miss you, bro !

Police Officer Chris Herrera
Richland PD

September 12, 2020

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

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

September 12, 2020

I was just talking to someone in LA and we were talking about him living in Edmonds. He was one of your tenants. Small world. Really made me think of all the fun times we had at work and out on the town. You were someone who lived life to the fullest. You are still remembered around the country!

MEC Tim Lutzko retired

September 24, 2018

7 years have passed. In your honor I am thinking crab legs and a pint, followed by a cigar... Miss you Bro

Officer PB Murphy
Brier Police Dept

September 11, 2013

Thank you for you service to your community you are greatly appreciated may you rest in peace

Nick, Student 17
None yet

July 18, 2013

6 years... We only met a handful of times but you left a lasting impression on me. Your memory lives on and good work is still being done in your name. God bless.

Dan MacKenzie / Detective
Mountlake Terrace PD / SNO-KING Eddie Thomas Memorial FOP Lodge #30

September 12, 2012

6 years have past.. We've got it now, you rest in peace brother..

BTW, I still do the Harley ride and reflect..

Police Officer

September 12, 2012

You will never be forgotten as true heroes never die. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones and close friends.

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

September 12, 2011

Eddie, I rode in your memory during my first Police Unity Tour. I am now ready to start my fifth Tour. Meeting your mother and your Chief at the memorial has motivated me to continue to honor our brothers and sisters. After the ride 2007 I have brought 20 other officers along with me from the tri-state area to honor those who are on the wall. Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Todd Campbell
West Chester Police, OH

April 21, 2011

4 years have passed. You would not believe the changes that have come about. Continue to watch over us and rest in peace my friend.

Officer PB Murphy
Co-worker / friend

September 13, 2010

To Officer Edwanton (Eddie) Thomas, his family and his fellow officers with the Brier Police Department:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Officer Thomas’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Officer Thomas and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

September 12, 2009

Remembering you and praying for your family on your EOW anniversary. Thank you for your service, both in Law Enforcement and the US Military. Your dedication and sacrifice will NEVER be forgotten.

Rest easy Hero, See you on the other side.

Deputy and Firefighter
Southwest Florida

September 11, 2009

Missin u unc, love u so much, and cant wait to see u in heaven. -your the worlds greatest


July 27, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

May God be with all who mourn for you, may he bless them and keep them.

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08


March 9, 2009

RIP.You will never be forgotten.


December 8, 2008

To the family and loved ones of Officer Eddie Thomas, his fellow officers with the Brier Police Department, and most especially to Eddie:

On this the second anniversary week of your tragic death, please know that you are honored and revered today and everyday.

From all the loving reflections left about you, I can see that you were an amazing man and what a grievous loss your loved ones have endured because of your death. I share your parents' anquish in losing a beloved son.

May your spirit continue to soar and your memory continue to inspire. You are loved and missed by so many.

Rest in Peace, Eddie. A body is but for a lifetime, but spirits and souls are for eternity and yours is forever part of those who call you beloved.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the service Eddie gave to his community and the citizens of Washington, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 12, 2006.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg Police Dept. eow 4/24/05


September 14, 2008

On this 2nd anniversary of your death I salute you and sincerely pray that God will continue to provide the grace necessary to allow your friends and family to carry on. May God Bless them and a special thank you for your sacrifice!

Captain Charlotte, North Carolina

September 12, 2008

Two years have passed and I know for some it seems just like yesterday you were here while for others it has felt like a lifetime since they were able to hear your voice, see your smile and hug you. There are no magic words I can offer to any of your loved ones to help them deal with their grief except to take one day at a time and keep your memory alive for you are a true hero. Continue to watch over your loved ones and those still out on patrol guarding over the thin blue line. You have not been forgotten.

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

September 12, 2008

Thinking of you and your loved ones on the second anniversary of your EOW.
Thanks for serving the Evergreen State!
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA


September 12, 2008

It sucks around here without you. Things really haven't changed much, just the faces. I miss your nasaly (Erkel) voice. Continue to watch over us and be at peace brother.

Officer PB Murphy
Brier PD / Co-worker

May 18, 2008

To Eddie's Mom:
I just read your entry in the guestbook at the nleomf website. I can only imagine how much you must miss your son, but from all the entries
here from people all over the U.S. sharing in your pain, I hope you have found the support you need to get thru this. I guess it's something you never get over since there were loved ones there in WA. D.C. that had lost people 20, 30 years earlier. One thing that we won't forget is their dedication and love for a profession that few would choose. They are a special breed and even though they don't know it, their services are appreciated and respected. May God comfort you in your grief and may you know that you are never alone.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

May 14, 2008

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