Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Howard H. Franklin

Orangeburg Department of Public Safety, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, March 9, 1917

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Reflections for Sergeant Howard H. Franklin

Never forgotten brother.

Judge / Magistrate Sheridan Lynn (former
Aiken County, S.C.

March 8, 2020

May god continue to watch over your family and brothers and sisters in SC

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

March 9, 2017

Thank you for this great sacrifice 100 years ago today. You are well remembered.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

March 8, 2017

It is truly right and just that your murderer's name not be mentioned in this memorial page, he was a lowlife coward who does not deserve any recognition, simply disdain. You on the other hand are a true hero who gave his life in the service of others.

God Bless and I pray you are resting comfortably for all eternity, Brother.

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

March 9, 2015

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 95th 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 who was murdered in the 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

March 9, 2012

It's been 95 years, Uncle Howard and you're still my hero. You'd be proud of the Franklin family. Multiple generations went into Law Enforcement just like you. We won't forget you.

Regina Franklin Witters
The Franklin family of Newberry, SC

March 9, 2012

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 9, 2010

Sgt. Franklin,
It has taken over 91 years, but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Orangeburg. It took another 6 monthes, but your murderer finally got the justice that he deserved.



December 18, 2008

You are finally being honored and i hope that your grandchildren,great grandchildren and great great grandchildren will come here to honor you as well.RIP.


December 17, 2008

Some lawmen were never meant to retire. Thank you for your long and honorable service.

Chaplain Jim Taylor
Fresno County Sheriff's Department

December 17, 2008

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