Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Matthew Allen Lovejoy

Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, June 22, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Matthew Allen Lovejoy

Matt was a wonderful friend. He brought my wife and I blankets when we were homeless. He brought us pizza also. I'll never forget him as long as I live. I miss you, buddy.


July 26, 2022

Though it has been 5,408 days since your passing you have been and will be remembered for the heroism, integrity, kindness, compassion, and services you brought for Murfreesboro. I as an explorer have worked with many officers and everything you have done has brought many to peace in the chaos or understanding in the troubles this world brings us. i pray your family finds peace and comfort even after all this time. Through the times your name will be remembered by your friends your family and even people who never knew you we will see you on the other side Rest In Peace brother keep moving forward.

Explorer Ethan Recher
Explorer post #106

April 13, 2022

You were my favorite FTO. I can not believe it has been 12 years. I still think of you often and refuse to throw away the t-shirt we all wore after your passing...even though it has a million holes and is thinner than paper now. You remain my inspiration for what kind of officer I want to become. I remember how Murph would whine at the beginning of every shift until you got him a burger from McDonald's. I will never forget you brother. Thank you for watching over us all of these years. You honestly will never be forgotten.

Murfreesboro Police 2006-2011

June 25, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Lovejoy.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 20, 2019

Officer Lovejoy,
On today, the 9th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Murfreesboro. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 22, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 22, 2015

Matt, u were one of my closest friends and I miss u dearly. I think about u everyday. R.I.P. my angel.


March 18, 2015

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 5th anniversary year 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 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. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.

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

November 28, 2012



March 7, 2011

Matt, it was a pleasure to have known you and has been an honor to have been a part of working on this for you!


March 2, 2011

Officer Lovejoy,
Sir, it has taken over 3 years, but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Murfreesboro. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



February 27, 2011

Rest in peace my Brother.

Deputy S. Yates
Covington County Sheriff Dept. (Ms)

February 27, 2011

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