Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer David Duane Irwin

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Monday, September 18, 2000

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Reflections for Officer David Duane Irwin

Still in our hearts Dave. I hope your family is well and I would still like them to know how much we all miss you. Continue to watch over your loving family and make sure they all stay safe. Semper Fi dear friend.

State Traffic Officer 7185.
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

September 18, 2022

Rebecca, Your father was a great officer and even a better man. I know he is watching over you as we both know he was that type of guy…. I’ll always remember the days we worked together and he will always in my thoughts. May God bless you and God bless your family. Semper Fi Dave.

State Traffic Officer 7185.
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

September 18, 2021

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 18, 2020

Officer Irwin,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of California. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 18, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

September 18, 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

September 24, 2015

Happy birthday dad!!! I love and miss you so very much. I have had so many milestones this year and wish you had been hear to experience them with me. I found this poem and thought of you.


It sounds like thunder far away, but the skies are blue and bright...
And soon they crest the hill nearby, and ride into our sight.
They shake the ground with powerful sound, and they make some hearts beat fast...
They look so proud and noble, like Knights come from the past.

Side by side, they always ride, and seem to move as one...
From early in the morning light, to the setting of the sun.
And children point and wave to them, from cars that pass them by...
And young ones ask their parents, why the men have mirrors for eyes.

They ride the roads, and fight for good, and defend small ones like you...
They ask to ride, and do with pride, and sometimes they are few.
Like men of steel, on Silver Wings, they sparkle in the light...
then with a roar and rumble, they ride out of our sight.

Sometimes when one has fallen, never to ride again...
You can hear the others calling, like thunder on the wind.
Side by side, they slowly ride, and their thunder is a mournful sound...
And the mirrors hide their eyes from us, when teardrops fall to ground.

So if you see one riding, and you look into his face...
You see your reflection in his eyes, you know that you are safe.
For motormen are a special breed, they love to ride the wind...
And when you hear the thunder boom, the fallen ones ride again.


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Rebecca Irwin

August 1, 2013

David, you are remembered today for your service and your sacrifice. Rest In Peace.

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

September 18, 2012

Dad I miss you tremendously but I know that you are always with me. I spent Fathers Day thinking about all the fun times we shared together. What I would do to hear you say " Hi angel" one more time. I know one day we will meet again but for now I will continue to make you proud.

Rebecca A. Irwin

June 18, 2012

Officer Irwin you are remembered for your dedication to duty by the members of the Boston Police Department. RIP

Det. Michael Kane
Boston Police Dept.

January 23, 2012

This year has been truly amazing and I know it is because your always with me. I love and miss you so very much!!! I hope I have made you proud and continue to do so. Love you tons your angel.

Rebecca A. Irwin

June 12, 2011


Just a short note to let you know my son is graduating from the LAPD academy this Friday. He also wants to become a motorman with LAPD. If you can find a way to watch over him as he pursues his carrer. He wanted the CHP but as usual they drag and drag on hiring. He spent 4 tours in IRAQ and has been thru the worse. I would appreciate if you would watch over him as well as my daughter who is a Customs and Border Protection Federal Officer. God Bless and I still remember the good times. God Bless, you will always be in my thoughts. Semper Fi partner...

State Traffic Officer #7185
California Highway Patrol

January 25, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 10th 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.

Jim, you were an amazing man who impacted many lives. From your reflections, I see that you are missed and loved by so many. May your spirit continue to soar.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

September 18, 2010

Officer Irwin you will not be forgotten by the men and women of the Boston Police Dept. RIP.

Det. Michael Kane
Boston Police Dept.

July 1, 2010


I knew you in South Los Angeles area #530 and was reading this and found your name. Always remember your service will never be forgotten. Blue and Gold all the way. I am sorry that you left us so early. From one Motorman to another, God Bless
Ride with God and I will see you someday...

Mike #7185

W.M.Becze #7185 State Traffic Officer
California Highway Patrol

April 27, 2010

Officer Irwin,
It has taken over nine years, but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of California. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



March 6, 2010

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