Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Wilhelm Canfield

Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Wednesday, November 12, 2008

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Wilhelm Canfield

I remember you. I’ll never forget you. You were the only honest one, you were the sunlight during my darkest days. You said, “I see what’s going on here”. You were the first, and the last. You are a man among them all. I’m sorry.

A girl he helped several times

October 13, 2021

I remember. You are always honored, never forgotten, forever missed. Prayers for your family.

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

October 26, 2019

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Canfield.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 24, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Canfield,
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 Sacramento County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 12, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice.

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

November 12, 2017

Rest in peace my brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

November 12, 2017

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”


Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 12, 2015

I graduated the academy with Larry in 1991. He was a great guy
always making jokes and fun to be around. I am very saddened for his loss. God bless the Canfield family including retired Sgt. Canfield.

Ty Monica
former Napa PD officer

January 22, 2015

God bless you and your family. You are always a hero.

Mother of Contra Costa Sheriff

November 12, 2014

Remembering you and your wonderful family. At your memorial service pictures of you and your family were shown on a wide screen . God bless your family and you have been blessed you as you sit at the right side of God.

Mother of Contra Costa sheriff

November 13, 2013

Thinking of you and your family on this fourth anniversary of your death. You are remembered with gratitude for your service to the citizens of California. I am praying for solace today for all who call you beloved.

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

November 12, 2012

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

Officer 11169

January 21, 2012

I was a recruit in the Sacramento County Sheriff's Training Academy when Deputy Larry Canfield was tragically lost in the line of duty. I can still remember to this day the outpouring of support at his funeral and the endless stream of kind words and memories everyone seemed to have of Larry. It was obvious he made a big impact on a lot of people. Two and a half years later though, the thing I remember most was the strength and dignity of Deputy Canfield's wife, Michelle, as she stood up to speak at his funeral. Michelle - I know Larry is still in a lot of people's hearts, thoughts, and prayers. I never knew him and was just a lowly recruit in his agency's academy at the time, yet I still think of him and your family from time to time. I hope your boys are doing well and I hope you have found some solace and peace in the last couple of years. Larry will never be forgotten and his sacrifice, service, and the dedication he had to what we do will forever make him a hero in my eyes.

Officer Ruben Esquibel
Woodland Police Department

June 23, 2011

God rest your soul, Larry, and may he bestow light, guidance, and everlasting love upon your family.

Christopher Port, ID 9729
CHP MAIT, Valley Division (Retired), Herald CA

January 7, 2011

Deputy Canfield rest in peace.

Del Rio Police Department (Texas)

March 18, 2010

RIP Hero..

Gone but Never Forgotten


November 12, 2009

To Deputy Lawrence W. Canfield, his family and his fellow officers with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department:

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

November 12, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the first 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.

Michelle, I hope to meet you and your family at a NORCAL
COPS function. I pray for the solace for all those who love and miss Larry.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 12, 2009

To my Best Friend,
I miss you now more than ever. Every morning I miss seeing you walk out the door. I miss the phone calls, the sharing of stories. I miss hearing about the days events and most of all I miss your laugh. I know you are up in heaven sending me positive thoughts that I can do this without you. That I am never alone and will always have you in my heart. I will love you forever.
Your Wife,


August 11, 2009


I had a chance to meet your fellow officers at Police Week this year. I had the Honor of riding with them on several escorts. They are true professionals, every one of them.

They spoke highly of you and they truly rode in your honor.

God Speed Brother.....


June 9, 2009

Larry you are truly missed. I am doing what I can to help get the guys to ride in your honor. You were very important to me and my community as are all the other officers that make such a difference to us here in Rancho! In your honor we set out cars on cruise control as we travel Cooloma road insuring that we NEVER go over the speed limit! Wish everybody would!
I miss you


Tallie Miller
Friend/ restaurant manager

March 15, 2009

To the Family and Friends and Brother/Sister Deputies of Sacramento Conty.

My heart goes out to you all.

I will have the honor to ride, in the Police Unity Tour, for Larry on May 10-12, 2009 from Chesapeake, VA to Washington, DC.

Dep PJ Thompson
Fairfax County Sheriff
Fairfax, VA

deputy sheriff Paul J. 'PJ' Thompson
Fairfax County Sheriff's Office

March 11, 2009

The wicked fleee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

May God be with you and all who mourn you. May he give them the strength to carry on. You are in my thoughts and prayers

To his kids: Just wanted to let you guys know that your dad is a hero, now and forever. He will never be forgotten. He loves you now and always. You are in the thoughts and prayers of many.

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08


March 6, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with those friends and family members that are left behind and cannot follow. Rest in peace my brother in blue...we will take it from here.

PFC Adam F Laser
Westminster City Police Department

January 2, 2009

Larry, I rememeber meeting you for the first time while you were on a stop in Rio Linda. I was trying to get you guys to leave so we could monitor a 1 lb dope deal. The big ol' grin with the cigar stiffed in you face as you told me you had already stopped and arrested the guy is still fresh in my mind. Recently one of your Rancho Cordova brothers had another M/C crash. He got off with pretty minor injuries. Somehow I knew you'd still be on the job! God bless bro. You and yours are in our thoughts always. RIP

Det. Chris Rogers
Sac. Co. Sheriff

December 21, 2008

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