Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Lieutenant Liusila Brown

American Samoa Department of Public Safety, American Samoa

End of Watch Thursday, July 22, 2010

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Reflections for Detective Lieutenant Liusila Brown

Thank you for your service and today we remind you and your family that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 22, 2020

So sorry for your loss. This is truly sad.

Teri McPhail

July 22, 2020

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

October 2, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

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

July 22, 2018

While researching a paper I came across your story brother. You are gone but not forgotten.

Sergeant Patrick Johns
Vancouver Police Department

July 13, 2018

My deepest condolences to the family members of Det. Lt. Brown. May his soul rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

January 26, 2018

Rest well my are a hero. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

July 22, 2017

I'm sorry to have learned of the death of Detective Lt. Brown. This man stood breavely and gave his life without the opportunity to save himself. To the family of Det. Lt. Brown, you have my sincere and heartfelt condolences. To Det. Lt. Brown, Rest In Peace brother.

Thomas Webb (Retired First Sergeant)
NYSP - Troop "D" Oneida

December 28, 2012

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 14, 2012

Thank you, sir. RIP

M Cleary

August 18, 2011

you will always be in us, until the last one of us...

Johnny D. Derrick
Seattle Police Department

July 6, 2011

We missed you Lt. Brown you are the hero not only at work but with your walk with God. You will never be forgotten.

Tina Afo

American Samoa Police

November 19, 2010

You are gone , but will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace my friend in blue.


August 8, 2010

May the great spirt guide you to a better paradise Mr.Brown.


August 7, 2010

Rest in Peace Lt. Brown...."Ia Manuia Lau Malaga Uso"..."O Oe O Le Toa"

Compliance Officer

August 4, 2010

The Alamo Area Regional Law Enforcement Academy had the honor and privilege of sending our instructors to the American Samoa Territory last Fall for investigator certification of their officers. Lt. Brown was our student, friend, and brother in blue. We will never forget him or his service to others.

Sherrie Huckabay, Academy Supervisor
Alamo Area Council of Governments

August 3, 2010

May you rest in Love and Peace Detective Lt. Liusila Brown and may God be with your family and friends always.

Officer Maina Tuimavave #4185
San Francisco Police Department

August 3, 2010


Officer T. Tagaloa
Am. Samoa (DPS)

August 3, 2010

Rest in Paradise Brother (LT. Liusila BROWN). Our deepest condolences go out to Mrs. Tumua Brown (wife), kids, families, and especially to American Samoa Police Department Line of Duty. You will alway remember in our hearts and also you will never be forgotten in our Department... Come Home My Son and Be With Your Father.... We love and miss you LT. BROWN.... Always and Forever Hero...

Officer Deevon MATA'U
Patrol Division (DPS)

August 3, 2010

Go in peace my friend..............

Lt. P. Supapo
Dept. Public Safety (Am. Samoa)

August 3, 2010

Rest in Peace

Patrolman Jeff Tripp
Marion,Ma Police Dept

July 30, 2010

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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 whose 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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Department, Columbia, SC

July 30, 2010

God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain; but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way.

Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of US Marshal

July 30, 2010

A couwardly deed took the life of a hero. So senseless and needless. God Bless the family, friends and Department. You will not be forgotten, Detective Brown!

Mom of CO Springs Officer
Colorado Springs Police Department

July 29, 2010

Lt. Brown, American Samoa is, from everything I've heard, a paradise. Paradise was tainted a bit by your murder and the crime was compounded by your inability to fully defend yourself. I hope the Territorial Government has learned a lesson from this and woken up to the realities of life, regardless of where you work.

My heart and prayers go out to all in American Samoa who knew and loved you. You are now walking the beat in a different paradise.

God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

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

July 29, 2010

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