Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Robert James Quirk

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, April 11, 1971

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Reflections for Officer Robert James Quirk

I'm a truck driver and I passed by this name a few times and I always wondered what this man did deserve this honor and now I understand I mean don't get me wrong I know he died or it was related to him doing his job to give us all protected and I'm sorry that he gave up his life for the betterment of mankind but I know he's with God lord father Lord Jesus

Joe Cruz

November 24, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Quirk.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 4, 2019

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

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 11, 2018

Officer Quirk,
On today, the 45th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of California. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 11, 2016

Your family has grown to 15! That includes children, grand kids and wives. You, sir, must be extremely proud of them all. They have professional careers, very good people and above all, YOU are still the in their lives and they honor you. Rest peacefully, they are fine.

Jesse Standifer
life long family friend.

November 7, 2015

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”


Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 24, 2015

Bob, how meaningful to know a portion of I-5 has a memorial to you acknowledging your service to the CPH code of protection and serving. Your family made sure you were remembered, especially little Kenny who was only 7 years old at your passing. You left a fine legacy to them and they honor the person you still are to them. One of your sons said, "We always knew he was a hero; now, it is official.." Rest in Peace!

Red Bluff friends
family friends of Bob Quuirk

August 22, 2014

Bob, it has been a while since we saw you blinking your police car lights to your kids as you drove out the cul-de- sac to work and protecting us while we slept safely in our homes. You would be proud of your kids, a lawyer; police officer/teacher; contractor; VA surgery tech; substance abuse counselor. Their love and admiration is evident. Give our love to our families and friends who have gone to bask in God's glory with you.

Goulden family
life long friends

May 27, 2014

God bless you sir.

Officer J. Jaynes
Arizona Highway Patrol

January 16, 2013

I'm honored to see a memorial page, and all the positive and good things you have done, I wish I could have met you; but one day we will, thank you, & rest in paradise.

Brandon Allen DeWitt

June 10, 2012

The memorial service to you and the fallen officer CHP Officer Adams, was imoving and inspiring besdies being and emotioanlly filled. Your family and friends were there to honor you. I was with your family as an invited guest and your sons made me feel that you live through them. Rest in peace now and God Bless.

private citizen
Mrs. Andrea Bowsen

May 10, 2012

May you rest in peace. Thank you for your many years of service! Your son has been the greatest mentor and instructor thorough out my training! Thankful for it.

Liz Lopez/ Cadet
Western Nevada State Peace Officer Academy

April 13, 2012

I would like to take the time to thank you for your service. I'm confident that the courage that your son displays in his chosen profession, is a direct reflection of the type of honorable person you were when you were with us. Rest In Peace.

Deputy Vanessa Adrian
Storey County Sheriff's

April 12, 2012

Thank you for your servic Trooper Quirk. Your story is one of a True Roaddog! You are gone but not forgotten. RIP Brother.

TFC Widener, Len
Connecticut State Police

April 11, 2012

Wow dad! This is a wonderful accomplishment that my little brother has seen to fruition in honoring your memory. I too still think about you and miss you. You took your job as a cop seriously, proudly, and fearlessly. I still remember sitting on your CHP motorcycle when I was a kid. I remember how we all told you to be careful when you'd leave for work. You touched many lives and I am proud to have known you, even if it was for such a short time.

Sheila A Quirk

April 10, 2012

I had a great honor to read a lot about you. You were described, by your supervisors and fellow officers as being one of the highest felony and DUI arresting officers in your office, and being a true cop's cop. I took that to mean somebody for younger officers to look up to and try to emulate. I am sure the citizens of California, especially Red Bluff were thankful for your years of service. It has taken 41 years to set the record straight and now everybody knows the sacrifice you made. I know you would be very proud of your son, Ken, who wanted everybody to know the dedicated officer you were. Rest in peace.

Rodney Van Bebber, Sergeant
California Highway Patrol

April 7, 2012

Though I never had the privilege of knowing you personally I feel as if we are well acquainted through the stories shared by your son. I hope you know what a good man he is and how much he cherishes the memories you’ve provided him. From your example he has become and continues to be a fine peace officer who I am proud to call my friend. Rest in peace.

Sheriff Gerald Antinoro
Storey County Sheriff's Office

March 19, 2012

May you rest in peace, knowing that your son proudly follows in your footsteps, serving his community as a lawenforcement prfessional.

Commander Katie Durbin
Western Nevada State Peace Officer Academy

March 14, 2012

Hey Pops, it’s been 41 years since your passing and I miss you dearly. Not a day goes by that I don’t think of you and what your influence has meant to me. It seems like just yesterday your black and white was backing out of the driveway for the last time. It’s been an honor and privilege to have known you. Thank you for your service Pops, and may you rest in peace.

Sgt. Kenneth R. Quirk
Storey County Sheriff's Office (NV)

March 14, 2012

May you rest in peace knowing that finally your sacrifice has been recognized. Thanks for your years of service and dedication to our profession.

Doug Gist, Director
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum

March 4, 2012

I am privileged to among the first to leave a reflection for you.
Your heroism and service is honored today, the forty-first 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect and you 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 7, 2012

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