Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Captain Stanley Delano Rhem

New York City Department of Correction, New York

End of Watch Monday, June 10, 1991

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Reflections for Captain Stanley Delano Rhem

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
Texas

June 15, 2015

RIP

C.O. RETIRED
NYCDOC

February 20, 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 21rst 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 the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

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

November 17, 2012

Captain Rhem, I hope your children grew up to be a good people and are making you proud. I am sure it was difficult without you, but I know you were watching over them.

SSA Ellen Pierson
US ICE/PUT

December 21, 2009

Its been years buddy... you still miss....Gone but NEVER forgotton... Your Friend Forever

Officer Wendell Aulet

July 27, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Captain Rhem and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

June 5, 2009

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 19, 2007

Cpt. Rhem, thank you for your service. Neither you nor your sacrifice has been forgotten.

Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

April 26, 2007

you didn't have to get involved and take police action, but you did anyway. what a brave display of dedication to duty. the instinctual desire to do what's right. rest in peace, captain.

ret. p.o. john engebretsen
nypd

March 31, 2007

God Bless you and your family. Rest in Peace.

Kelly Dory
Grandaughter of fallen NYCDOC Officer George Motchan

October 19, 2006

I pray that you are still resting peacefully and hope that you are watching over us down here.

Cpl. Egendoerfer
Mishawaka PD

June 10, 2006

Stanley, you are not forgotten. You are a true hero.

June 10, 2004

As I visited this site today, I saw that it was the 13th anniversary of your death and also, that you didn't have any reflection left for you and I felt sad for you. May you rest in peace, Sir.
Shirley Roberts-Aunt of Fallen Officer John Logan EOW-March 14,2004

Shirley Roberts

June 10, 2004

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