Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Prohibition Officer James Aaron "Dick" Watson

Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, February 21, 1924

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Reflections for Prohibition Officer James Aaron "Dick" Watson

Thank you so much USBP!!! I fully support your mission and thank you for all your efforts in securing our Nation.

This man was my great Grandfather. It took 90 plus years to have his name cleared and many research trips from my Mother Kathleen Pringle. She is a hero. She never believed the lies about her Grandfather and it turned out he was so deeply undercover that it took nearly a century for this recognition.

David Pringle

David Pringle
Great Grandson

February 18, 2018

Officer Watson,
On today, the 92nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a LEO but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army during WW I. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 21, 2016

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 88th 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.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

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

February 21, 2012

My great grandmother was Dick's sister. We had heard this story all of our lives. I would love to hear more information about this (I am also a genealogist). If the person who submitted this information could contact, me, I would greatly appreciate it.

Stacey Jackson Blanton
Great Great Niece

January 15, 2012

Officer Watson,
It has taken over 86 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 Texas.



September 15, 2010

Rest in peac!

Gilbert Daniel

September 1, 2010

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