Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Allen Arthur Albee

Burnett County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Friday, April 19, 1991

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Allen Arthur Albee

It's been 28 years.
I am long retired by now.
Allen Albee would have been too.
Still thinking of you Deputy Albee.
God bless.

T. G. Wulf
Badge 4211 (Retired)

June 26, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Albee your courage and dedication to serve and protect will never be forgotten. Your family is in my thoughts.

Survivor G. Birkholz
Mother of Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011

April 15, 2018

God Bless you Sir. May the good Lord above cradle you in His arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department

May 10, 2014

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

April 16, 2014

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Allen Arthur Albee. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
Your honorable service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of Polk County, Wisconsin has not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

May the children of Deputy Albee, know that their Dad, is a HERO who we will not forget and will forever be in his debt for all he has done for us. Deputy Albee. Thank You for your service and protection to us all, may you rest in peace. God bless you and your family.

Final Salute

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

April 15, 2014

God's peace and speed Deputy Albee. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

April 15, 2014

Deputy Albee, yesterday was the 23rd anniversary of your murder at the hands of a miserable excuse for a man. You showed courage approaching that car.

Though I have not left a Reflection before, in seeing Deputy Severson's tribute page today, then seeing your name below, I do not want to acknowledge his passing and not yours. Your murder is as much a horror today as it was then and I'm sure for those left behind, it hurts just as deeply.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

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

April 15, 2014

Rest in peace my Brother.

Shannon Yates
University of Southern Mississippi Police Department

April 15, 2014

Rest in peace Deputy Albee. Your devotion, dedication, and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

April 15, 2014

Rest in peace brother, you have not been forgotten. Thank you for your honorable service. Your legacy lives on.

Senior Patrolman Donnie Meaders
Wewoka (OK) PD

April 15, 2014

Your action reflected the best you had to offer. Thank-you for your brave service. Rest in Peace.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

April 15, 2014

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

April 15, 2014

Thank you Deputy Albee for your years of hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Wisconsin. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!!!!

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sgt. Mitch Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

April 15, 2014

The Polk County Sheriff's Deputy who was also shot and paralyzed on this same day -- Mike Severson, passed away today (LODD in my view). You guy are hopefully having a great conversation about now.

Det. Lt. M.C. Williams
Fairplay (CO) PD

April 14, 2014

Your service is remembered again today in the passing of Polk County (WI) Deputy Mike Seversen, who was also shot and subsequently paralyzed in the gun fire that took your life in the line of duty. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Rest assured that you will not be forgotten.

Deputy Mike Seversen passed away on April 14, 2014 due to complications from the injuries sustained in the line of duty. He will never be forgotten.

Kirk Anderson
Polk County Resident and Friend

April 14, 2014

I miss seeing the picture frame in the office with the collection of who you were. Your legacy remained with all of those that knew you. I got to know you from the pictures and the lessons learned from those that knew you best, and you lived on. #516, RIP, we have the watch now.

Former BTSO Deputy

February 10, 2014

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

September 15, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today on the 21rst 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you in their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

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

April 19, 2012

Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 27, 2012

Still thinking of you Deputy Albee after some 20 years now since your death. I hope your family is well. And Mike Seversen as well. God bless you all!

T. Wulf
NRPD Retired

August 22, 2011

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

April 19, 2010



May 3, 2008

Allen was a friend of mine and it is a rare day when I do not think of him. When I was called into the captain's office on April 19, 1991, and informed that Allen's life had been taken I was stunned.

I went home, changed clothes, packed some clothes and drove the 70 miles to the Burnett County Sheriff's Deparment. As I arrived in the parking lot, Officer's Mark Kelsey, Craig Faulstich and Ed Wolwert, of the Hayward Police Department were also arriving. It was a very emotional event to meet these other officers who also traveled approximately 70 miles as soon as possible.

Allen saved my life during a drug deal in Burnett County when things got bad and people went for guns - Allen came "through" a door and took out the person behind me who was attempting to get a gun out of her pocket - while I controlled the main suspect. No one got hurt that day, and I lived because my friend was there.

I do miss Allen and think of him often - I will never forget what you did for me big guy - I wish I could have been there for you.

Sue, Shaun and Dawn - Your father was, and is - A HERO

Allen and I (along with many others) worked a meg drug unit in northern Wisconsin and ALlen was one of the most dependable to give a hand. This big ole teddy bear loved doing the job.

Detective (Retired) David St, John
Superior Police Department

April 4, 2008

"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
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

February 22, 2008

I remember al from when i was a kid a kind and loving man. A great big teddy bear. He taught me leasons when I was a child. I will never forget u Allen may u rest and peace and keep watch over us.

Megan Hotchkiss
friend of the family

January 16, 2008

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