Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Prohibition Officer Loranzie Floyd "Ranz" McGlothlin

Tazewell County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, January 14, 1934

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Reflections for Prohibition Officer Loranzie Floyd "Ranz" McGlothlin

This is my great grandfather and I am very thankful for his service. This goes to show that a police officer doesn't stop being a police officer when out of the uniform. I cannot imagine what my great grandmother must have felt that night but she can rest assured that her husband was a hero!

Thanks be to every law enforcement officer for your service and oath to protect and serve! Rest peacefully in the arms of our Father God and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

Kathryn Gibson
Great Granddaughter

December 19, 2017

Rest In Peace

Chief Marshal Randy L. Ford (ret)
Green Mt Falls, CO

January 14, 2016

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect, not even 78 years.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 14, 2012



January 5, 2008

Officer McGlothlin,

Thank you for your service and dedication protecting the citizens of Tazwell County, Virginia. You paid the ultimate sacrifice protecting your family and standing up for the morals and values this country was founded upon. I salute you for your bravery. May you continue to rest in eternal peace............

Senior Officer D.W.Reichhardt
Waverly (Va.) Police Department

November 28, 2006

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

October 16, 2006

It gives me a good feeling to see all the notes from officers and family members honoring my grandfather for his service. Thank you Tom for arranging this memorial.

Gail Lowe

October 16, 2006

It took 72 years to bring you the honor you and your family deserves. You are a true hero and heroes never die. You will never be forgotten from this day forward. Thank you for your service to law enforcment.

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

October 13, 2006

Rest in Peace Brother. It doesnt matter if it is 1934 or 2006 we will always remeber and honor those how make the ultimate sacrafice.

Fairfax County PD

October 13, 2006

I join my brother, Tom, in expressing my gratitude for this special honor to our beloved grandfather. It truly is heartwarming and humbling. Thank you so much, officers, for your service to protect and serve. It takes deep and special compassion and love for fellow human beings for this job.

With heartfelt thanks and gratitude to you for honoring our dear grandfather.

Anita McGlothlin Gibson


October 13, 2006

Never to be forgotten. God bless the McGlothlin family.

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD

October 11, 2006

It is truly an honor for me to see that my grandfather is being remembered with this memorial. I know that all of my family will be as proud as I am. I think of "John 15:13, "Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends."
Our Law Enforcement Officers are our heroes.

Tom McGlothlin

October 11, 2006

Officer McGlothlin,
It has taken over 72 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Tazewell County.



October 11, 2006

Your service and dedication will always be remembered........Thank you Brave Brother.

Officer K.J. Flynn
Chesterfield County Police Dept.

October 10, 2006

Although many, many years have passed you have finally been honored.May you Rest in Peace.Thank you for your service.

October 10, 2006

It is an honor to be the first to leave a reflection. Thank you for your service and dedication. 72 years after your passing, you are now honoroed. Rest in peace sir.

M. Bartholme
Fairfax City PD

October 10, 2006



October 10, 2006

May god be with you

October 10, 2006

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