Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Christopher W. Boone

Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Thursday, October 25, 1979

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Reflections for Detective Christopher W. Boone

Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 38th anniversary of your E.O.W. You are a hero.

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

October 25, 2017

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 31, 2017

Chris, you were an amazing Detective. You are missed by everyone including me. You helped me get through the Reserves. You talked to me a lot about becoming a Reserve. You helped me to get more confident within myself. You made me see that becoming a Reserve was important and it was about helping the community. I will never forget you Chris. I only wish you could have seen me Graduate through the Academy. You missed it by 4 months. Thank you. RIP.

Reserve Deputy Sheriff-1979-1984

Kathy Aquila-Willett

March 10, 2017

I worked at the local grocery store (Vans Market) that the Boone's shopped at. I also umpired some of the boys little league games at Parkway Little League. The news footage of young Todd and his younger brother at Chris' funeral is forever etched in my mind.

I am happy to learn that his two boys grew up to be outstanding adults. I never doubted they would.

I'm proud to have known the Boone family.


Tim Peck

April 10, 2014

Although I never met you personally, this week I had the opportunity to meet the wife you left behind when you were taken from this world.
Janet told of being left to raise the two children on her own without their father and how each of them have grown to be two outstanding members of our city. Youd have been proud of them all.
Thank you for giving the ultimate sacrifice to protect and serve. You will not be forgotten.

SSO Robin Sawyer
Sacramento County Sheriff

May 24, 2013

I served with Officer Boone's son Todd at Folsom Community Correctional Facility. I know he would truly be proud of how Todd has turned out as a person, Father and a Peace Officer. Although losing a Father is a void that can never be filled, Todd has overcome a lot of hurdles to become the man he is today and I am proud to call him a friend

Sgt J. C. Jones Jr.
Folsom Community Correctional Facility

October 25, 2012

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

Officer 11169

January 21, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 30th 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.

I hope one day to meet your family at a NORCAL COPS function.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


October 25, 2009

No fellow California law enforcement personnel killed in the line-of-duty, should be forgotten.

Detective Boone, may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor

October 25, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service


October 20, 2007

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

September 20, 2007

I knew Deputy Boone during my California Law Enforcement carrer. He is still missed and yet I rejoice that a hero is still on patrol in glory.

Chief of Police / Olen M. Young
Wauneta PD Nebraska

October 26, 2005

On the anniversary of your death, I salute you for your service and honor you for your sacrifice.

A hero never dies....

Rest in peace, hero.

October 25, 2004

Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. No officer who gives his/her life for us need ever be forgotton. You died a hero; rest in peace.


Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

March 30, 2004

You made the ultimate sacrifice for your brother. We are proud of you and thankful for all of your service.
Godspeed brother...................................

Pennsylvania State Police

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