Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Clarence J. Bridwell

McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, July 1, 1968

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Clarence J. Bridwell

Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 1, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Bridwell.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 3, 2019

"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 7, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Birdwell,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of McHenry County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 1, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 50th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 1, 2018

Deputy Bridwell's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-20-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

March 21, 2017

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 15, 2015

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

July 4, 2015

Rest in Peace, Deputy Bridwell. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 29, 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 44th 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

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

December 20, 2012

Today it is 40 years since you joined St. Michael's Police
Patrol in heaven. It is often said that those streets are paved with gold and peaceful, but it is not the peaceful streets of heaven that the fallen patrol it is the violent streets of earth that the fallen once again patrol. If not the case they would not have been given wings. I know that in many
an officers life are the moments where they were snatched instantly from harms way. It is those moments that the fallen
are on the job, ever vigilant in their sense of duty to the thin blue line.
Deputy Sheriff Clarence J. Bridwell I thank you for your continued service to protect and as the mother of a police officer I ask that you continue to watch over my son as he works his
beat on these mean streets.
Thank You from the bottom of my heart on behalf of all police every where.

July 1, 2008



November 23, 2004

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