Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff William Gresham

Harrison County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, January 23, 1834

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Reflections for Sheriff William Gresham

Sheriff William Gresham,
I thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice.
I spit on the name of your killer and the Governor who let him get away with it,
Rest in peace. I know that you are in good company among the thousands of America's heros.
Save me a seat up there.

John R. Schlim
Det., Fremont, CA., P.D. (Ret'd)

January 18, 2022

No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

January 23, 2021

Very proud of my 7th great grandfather for his service. Never forgotten.

Joyce Braswell
7th great granddaughter

July 13, 2018

NEVER FORGOTTEN!
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Officer Monica Zahasky

January 23, 2017

Rest in Peace, Sheriff Gresham. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 17, 2013

Sheriff Gresham, it is now 179 years since your tragic death, and you are still not, and will not, be forgotten. Ever. Thank you for living as a hero; you are today and always remembered as one.

Sergeant B. Wolgast
Florida Department of Corrections

January 26, 2013

Sheriff Gresham was my 4th Great Grandfather. How coincidental that I later joined the ranks unbeknownst to me.

Detective Larry Guile (Ret)
Sacramento County Sheriff's Dept.

May 24, 2012

Sheriff you were a true hero and it sickens me that cop Killers walk free. You shall never be forgotten and RIP Sir.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

January 26, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 178th 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, and your memory will always be honored and revered.

It really angers me to know that your killer received a pardon after only serving five years for killing a sheriff who left a wife and five young children. Your children could not have even reached adulthood befre thier father's murderer was a free man. Disgraceful action by the governor.

Rest In Peace

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

January 26, 2012

God bless you Sheriff Gresham; rest in peace, you are not forgotten.

Officer J. Craven
Silver Spring Township Police, PA

January 26, 2012

Sheriff Gresham, you will not be Forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

January 26, 2010

Sheriff Gresham,
Thank You for your service and sacrifice. You will never be forgotten... Rest in Peace Sir..

Joyce
Sister of Officer John P Harris EOW 8/19/1994

April 5, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE, WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU IS AN OUTRAGE. THE GOVERNOR AT THE TIME SHOULD HAVE BEEN BROUGHT UP ON CHARGES OF AIDING AND ASSISTING A KILLER. PARDONS SHOULD NEVER, EVER BE ALLOWED WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT IS INVOLVED

Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 23, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 22, 2008

That you were stabbed performing your duties is horrible. That you were stabbed in the back by the Governor's pardon of your murderer is inexcusable. May God bless you and rest in peace, Brother.

FTO/Deputy Sheriff George Theofanous

October 28, 2007

Thanks for your dedication and honor. You will always have friends who care about you in blue!

Sergeant
Ormond Beach P.D.

August 24, 2007

Even though its been almost 200 years you are still being honored. May you rest in peace Sheriff!!!

Olivia Kitch

August 22, 2007

For this man's murderer to only be charged with Manslaughter and then get an acquital even for that was, and is, a travesty. I honor Sheriff Gresham and his service to his County, State, and Nation. This hero will live forever...

Deputy Sheriff
CCSO

August 19, 2007

Rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

August 2, 2007

God bless you sheriff what you did will never be lost in the passage of time you are a true hero that set a standard for all indiana law enforcment officers to live up to please watch over us in this vast world of unknowns

trooper
indiana state police

July 24, 2007

Though time has passed your sacrifice was not forgotten. R.I.P. Sheriff Gresham

Deputy
Boone County Sheriff Officer (Indiana)

July 19, 2007

Sheriff Gresham, thanks for all that you did to serve and protect the citizens of Harrison County. It's good to know that you are being honored for your sacrifice after all these years.

Deputy Probation Officer Cory Walker
Jennings County Superior Probation Department

July 17, 2007

Let your sacrifice not be forgtten... thank you for your service. You can rest in peace now, brother.

July 16, 2007

Sheriff Gresham,
It has taken over 173 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Harrison County.

R.I.P.
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July 16, 2007

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