Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Benjamin F. Bish

Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Sunday, June 28, 1896

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Reflections for Officer Benjamin F. Bish

Thank you for your service and please know that on this 124th "anniversary" of your untimely departure, no passage of time will erase the sacrifice you made. Rest in peace always.

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

June 28, 2020

On the 123rd anniversary of your sacrifice, I want you to know that the generations of your brothers and sisters at CSPD that came after you have made sure that you are not forgotten.


June 28, 2019

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 2, 2018

Dear Sir,

You are not forgotten as tomorrow is the date you were taken from us all 121 years ago. Thanks for your sacrifice to this community and you will NEVER be forgotten.....


Officer Paladino/1765
Colorado Springs Police Department

June 27, 2017

I have been touched as I've gotten to know my distant cousin since finding him on this site. His name was Benjamin Franklin Bish and he went by Frank. He had a wife and a young daughter when he was killed. I'm proud of my family's law enforcement legacy with several family members currently serving and numerous who have retired. Thank you for your service Officer Bish, we'll take the watch.

Cpl. J. Bish
Boise Police Department
Honor Guard

December 15, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 25, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 116th anniversary year 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 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

November 14, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Bish. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 24, 2012

Officer Bish - Three weeks ago, I stood in the State Assembly chambers when your name was one of almost 250 read off during a motion regarding next month's Police Memorial Week. You are not forgotten.

Thank you for you service to the people of Colorado Springs and the state of Colorado. May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

May 7, 2010

Heroes will never be forgotten and neither will your sacrifice. Thank you.


May 15, 2009

"If it takes my whole life
I won't break, I won't bend
It will all be worth it
Worth it in the end"


October 17, 2008

On this the 112th anniversary of your death your sacrifice and service are remembered.
Rest in peace as you patrol with St. Michael and all fallen
heroes in heaven.
Your story marks the passing of time, and it marks the sacrifice you gave.

June 30, 2008

Remembering you today and always.

May 16, 2008

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. - Cicero

Officer Bish, you served this city as a brave man and we thank you for your service and dedication to making it safer.

Wife of a CSPD Officer

June 26, 2007

Officer Bish, you will never be forgotten. R.I.P.


December 16, 2006

Heroes are not fogotten. Many thanks for your service to the City of Colorado Springs.

Spouse of a CSPD officer

December 8, 2006

God bless you.

November 18, 2006

Officer Bish--You are gone, but not forgotten. Your name is the first on a tragically long list of other heros from the CSPD. God bless you. Rest in peace.

Detective Corporal Morgan
Park County Sheriff's Office

February 24, 2006

Officer Bish, after all these years you still are honored and remembered.
Thank you for your service.


September 11, 2005

Benjamin after all of these years you are still remembered as a hero! God bless you sir.

Ofcr. Dan Winger

January 27, 2005

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