Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer III Spree Desha

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, September 12, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer III Spree Desha

13 years have passed, and you are not forgotten

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago PD

September 19, 2021

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

Police Officer Spree Desha will never ever be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

August 10, 2019

Rest in peace my sister.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 16, 2018

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 10th anniversary of your EOW.

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

September 12, 2018

Officer Deesha,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 12, 2018

Rest in peace Officer Desha. Your service was not forgotten by citizens of Los Angeles.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 26, 2016

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

September 12, 2016

Rest in Peace

Houston Police Dept.

June 16, 2016

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 11, 2014

God Bless you and may you Rest In Paradise. I respect all officers who protect the city of La and other City. You action will never be forgotten.

Dion Sulcer
Future Lapd

April 13, 2014

Officer Desha, you will never be forgotten. Never met you, but I have read and heard many great thing about you and your partner Officer Gerritsen- you two are inspirational to me in my journey into law enforcement.
Sic transit gloria mundi...


Jet Callahan, future LEO
LAPD hopeful

March 28, 2012

Spree ... You are Still missed and STILL Remembered ♥

Mark Miller
Newport Beach PD

November 28, 2011

You have not been forgotten

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

September 12, 2011

Rest in Peace, Officer Desha. Your sacrafice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 22, 2011

On this 2nd anniversary of your tragic and senseless death, May you be comfortably resting in peace and may all those who are missing you most take some comfort in remembering, not how you died, but how you lived.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 12, 2010

Sound like a great Officer. Jeff Jaynes Arizona Highway Patrol-Williams Arizona

Officer Jeff Jaynes
Arizona Highway Patrol

July 14, 2010

Officer Desha - Thanks for your service to the people of Los Angeles. 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)

April 20, 2010

By what I've read of her reputation, Ofc. DeSha is a model of excellence for all Officers. She and Laura are role models for myself as I begin my own LE career.

To you both, thank you for your service and life example.


November 18, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the first anniversary week 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.

Rest In Peace and I hope you are having some great dances in heaven. To Spree's parents and to Laura, I hold you in my heart's embrace today.

Phyllis Loya


September 18, 2009

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Everytime I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the man/woman they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Officer Desha, especially to her life partner. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. I can also be found on Face book. You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for Spree, she sounds like she was a great woman with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew her in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Spree's life and the WOMAN that she was. Remember that Spree's life was about so much more than the way she died. Spree will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember her.

Officer Desha, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been almost seven years but we still miss him terribly.

Wishing you brighter and better days,

Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

September 13, 2009

Office Spree,
Maam, on today the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



September 12, 2009

To Officer Spree Desha, her family and her fellow officers with the Los Angeles Police Department:

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

September 12, 2009

Remembering you and thinking of your loved ones on your EOW anniversary. Thank you for your serivce Officer Desha. Your dedication and sacrifice will NEVER be forgotten.

Rest easy hero...

Deputy and Firefighter
Southwest Florida

September 11, 2009

Rest in Peace Officer Desha.
Laura, Stay strong sister, God be with you and your families

Detective Ilan Lancry
Highland Park Police Department, New Jersey

July 30, 2009

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