Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Absalom Kyle McCarty

Denison Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, December 25, 1882

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Reflections for Police Officer Absalom Kyle McCarty

No passage of time can ever erase your service or the sacrifice you made. Rest in peace always.

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

June 21, 2020

Officer McCarty,
On today, the 133rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Denison. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 25, 2015

On behalf of the family of A. k. McCarty, thank you .

Carol Ann McGuire
Grand niece

March 12, 2014

As a retired Officer who spent 14 years working as a patrol officer for Denison P.D. I passed the spot you were murdered literally thousands of times and never knew of your sacrifice. I am honored to have served in the same capacity and honor your memory. Thank you for paving the way for me and the other officers and setting the example of service and sacrifice. I served from 12-01-77 to 1-17-92

Patrolman Gary Estes
Denison Tx. P.D. and Grayson County S.O.

December 25, 2013

You were a brave man and I thank you for your courageous and honorable service. You have not been forgotten my brother

Herb Fernandez
Detention Corporal
Midland County Sheriff's Office TX
Honor Guard Member

February 12, 2013

Officer McCarty,
Sir, it has taken over 130 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Denison.


U.S. Border Patrol

January 28, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 131rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 also note that you served in the Confederate Army along with my known ancestors in the terrible war that divided our country, and I know that you fought and no doubt suffered for what you considered your homeland and family.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 24, 2013

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 24, 2013

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