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Captain D. G. Tourgee

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, April 27, 1870

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Reflections for Captain D. G. Tourgee

Capt. Tourgee,
On today, the 147th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Officers who were also killed in that incident for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Richmond.


United States Border Patrol

April 27, 2017

A Horrible tragedy. No matter who 'won', we all lost. Rest in Peace, Brother.

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

April 27, 2016

Captain Tourgee, the passage of time will not be permitted to dissipate the memories of what happened on this date, 144 years ago. You were om duty, in uniform, in the City of Richmond, and protecting all of its citizens when you met your untimely death. Thank you for daring to walk the path of the warrior . . thank you for your contributions to the City of Richmond, VA, You rest now, you're work here is done. With utmost respect and brotherly love, Jim Crotty

Special Agent, ATF (Ret,)
Former Richmond, VA Police Officer

April 27, 2014

Captain Tourgee, I honor you, your service, and I will honor your memory always. I will do all that I can to insure your most honorable memory is sustained. Thank you for walking the path of the warrior and protecting the citizens of Richmond, VA.

"Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf" ~George Orwell~

With utmost respect and brotherly love, Jim Crotty

Special Agent, ATF (Ret,)
Former Richmond, VA Police Officer

April 20, 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

December 2, 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 29, 2012

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. I am privileged to be the firt to pay tribute to you on this site. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 142nd 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.

Although I am a Southerner by birth, I had never heard of this terrible tragedy.

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

November 28, 2012

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