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Deputy Sheriff William Francis Smithson

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, October 20, 1907

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff William Francis Smithson

Your sacrifice and service will never be forgotten sir. My husband serves the same department as you and please know you are a hero, always. Rest easy sir

Deputy Sheriff’s Wife
San Bernardino County Sheriff Dept

July 13, 2021

Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 110th anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 20, 2017

Deputy Sheriff Smithson,
On today, the 108th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Ssn Bernadino County.


United States Border Patrol

October 20, 2015

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 12, 2013

Rest in Peace, Deputy Smithson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 21, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 102nd 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.

Your sacrifice was made so many years ago. Evil was, is, and will be a part of life just as goodness such as yours will also be present.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


October 20, 2009

My first patrol station was in Barstow, which also serves Daggett. You and I walked the same beat. Rest in peace sir, us young bucks have the watch now.

Deputy Sheriff
San Bernardino Sheriff's Dept., CA.-Victorville City Station

December 29, 2007

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

Police Officer

December 21, 2007

Deputy Sheriff Smithson,
It has taken over 100 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of San Bernadino County.



December 20, 2007

You are missed. Thank you for paying the ultimate price.

San Bernardino County Sheriff's Detective

December 18, 2007

I am honored to leave a reflection for you as you are honored by joining the ranks of so many heros. Thank you Sir for your courage and service. You are also a hero just by the profession you chose.

Manchester, NH

December 17, 2007

Remembering you with Honor old lawman!

Chaplain Jim Taylor
Fresno County Sheriff's Department

December 17, 2007

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