Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police Louis Vandever

East Bethlehem Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, August 21, 1927

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Reflections for Chief of Police Louis Vandever

Chief, rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren and always watch over your great grandson as he continues on with his tour of duty. To your great grandson Trooper Courson, stay safe and stay well always, especially in this very anti-police environment that seems to be ever so popular.

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

August 21, 2020

Chief Louis Vandever is my great grandfather and I could not more proud of his heroic actions. Much to the dismay of my grandmother I chose a career in law enforcement, or more accurately, it chose me. I can't wait to travel to Washington DC and get to see Chief Louis Vandever on the memorial wall, much deserved and long overdue.

Trooper Caleb Courson
Ohio State Highway Patrol

March 10, 2016

Chief Vandever,
Sir, it has taken over 85 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of East Bethlehem Township.


U.S. Border Patrol

March 15, 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 86th 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.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 14, 2013

Thank you for your service. Your brave and honorable service has not been forgotten. Rest easy my brother

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

March 4, 2013

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

March 2, 2013

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

Detective Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

March 2, 2013

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