Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper David J. Lane

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, November 4, 2009

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Reflections for Trooper David J. Lane

Our thoughts and prayers to the family. Rest in peace brother.

Hualapai Police Department

November 6, 2009

Trooper Lane,

I may not have known you per se, but I know you would have been there for me and I for you. You will be missed brother...


November 6, 2009

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Trooper David Lane as well as to the New York State Police. Rest in peace Trooper Lane, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

November 6, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and co-workers.

Dawn Patrick
Sister of Indiana State Trooper Scott Patrick EOW 12/22/03

November 6, 2009

"Police Sacrifice"

While you sleep, we're there.

When you're sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner, or celebrating Christmas, we're there.

When its raining and cold, and you're glad to be in your home with your family, we're out there.

When it's your children's birthday, we're out there.

When it's our children's birthday, we're still out there.

You put on a suit and dress to go to work, we strap on a ballistic vest and a gun.

There's little room for error in your job, in ours there is none.

An error by you means a demotion, an error by us means a funeral.

When you tell your families "see you tonight" as you leave for work, you mean it. When we tell our family that, we pray we will.

At your job you strive to succeed, at our job we strive to survive.

In your job, one bad person is the talk of the office, in our job, one bad officer makes the news and suddenly were all bad.

In these headlines it's not what good we've done, but how much better it could have been done.

When you're scared you call us, when we're scared, we must carry on.

While you're eating a home cooked meal, we're having another hamburger.

While you're asleep with your spouse, ours sleep alone.

So the next time you're out with your family or friends, and you see a patrol car go by, remember the incredible sacrifice made by these officers every day.

Inside that car is a person that sacrifices his/her life, both professionally and personally Every day

(by an unknown author)

R.I.P brother
Ptlm. K.LoGalbo
Utica Police

Utica Police

November 6, 2009

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

November 6, 2009

My heart and prayers are with Trooper Lane's family, friends and coworkers, may God be with you and guide you all through these troubled times. Another hero has been called home....

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02


November 6, 2009



November 6, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Trooper Lane as well as the brotherhood at New York State Police. May you rest in God's eternal peace our brother!

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse (NY) Police Department

November 6, 2009

Rest in peace Sir.

Wichita, Kansas Police Department

November 6, 2009

Trooper Lane, Rest in Peace Trooper and God be with your family.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

November 6, 2009

God bless you Brother.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol

November 5, 2009

We mourn the loss of our Brother, Trooper David Lane. May God help his family and friends to be strong and to remember that David will watch over us. ". . . And when we lay down our night sticks, enroll us in your Heavenly Force, where we will be as proud to guard the throne of God as we have been to guard the city of men."

Trooper Kevin F. McMahon
NYSP Troop G

November 5, 2009

Trooper Lane. Thank you for your short 4 yrs of service, and to the Lane Family, all of NY and the brotherhood of LE is with you.


November 5, 2009



November 5, 2009

Rest in peace brother. We've got the watch from here. May God bless your family, friends and fellow officers who all mourn the loss of yet another hero.

Motor Officer Dominick Marraccini
Easton Police Department, Easton, PA

November 5, 2009

To the family and friends of Trooper David Lane and his fellow officers:

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when David was tragically killed.

To Trooper Lane's family, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in the Bay Area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the service David gave to his community and the citizens of New York, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on November 4, 2009. I also honor his military service to our country.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD (CA), eow 4/24/05


November 5, 2009

Rest in peace brother.

Virginia State Police

November 5, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

K-9 Officer Tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

November 5, 2009

Trooper Lane, in your short time here, you've proven again and again that your primary responsibility was protecting and improving the lives of the rest of us.

May you forever rest in peace, sir. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will never be forgotten.

A Grateful New Yorker

November 5, 2009

Rest In Peace Brother. Your family and friends will remain in our thoughts.


November 5, 2009

For Trooper David Lane:

Our duty as soldiers-of-the-law take us onto one of the most dangerous of battlefields - a United States highway. Each of us that performs patrol is at risk constantly and our only protection is practicing safe tactics and manuevers. None-the-less, even the safest among us is subject to the unexpected. Such is our lot.

We pray for Dave's family, friends, co-workers and all who care about him. We regret that he had to be counted among the numbers who are casualties of the cavalcade of carnage on the streets and roads of our nation.

As a fellow trooper who is present today only through good fortune and the grace of God, I am proud to render Trooper David Lane a final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennylvania State Police

November 5, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with Trooper Lane's family, friends and the New York State Police family. May the Lord Jesus Christ give comfort during this time of need and loss. Thank You for serving Trooper Lane.


November 5, 2009

My thoughts and prayers go out to Trooper Lane's family. It is sad to hear that we have lost another great trooper in the family. Rest in peace.

Wife of a NY State Trooper

November 5, 2009

Rest in Peace my Brother, God Bless you, your family and your Dept.


November 5, 2009

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