Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Brad D. Lancaster

Kansas City Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Monday, May 9, 2016

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Reflections for Detective Brad D. Lancaster

Thank you for your service

Mark Mottola

May 9, 2020

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 30, 2018

Happy Birthday my friend!!

C. Blake

September 13, 2017

Rest in peace brother. You have done the ultimate for your community. I want to thank you for your heroism and for all to know that you will live for ever in a better place watching over all whom you have touched. That scumbag will go to hell.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

May 9, 2017

Today was our final court date buddy. The sentence of life without the possibility of parole was handed down today. Can't say it made me feel any better at all. I actually thought it would. Jamie is such a trooper. You would be very proud of her. I miss you like no other my friend. SYOTOS my brother. I love you!

C. Blake

March 15, 2017

Today we received a guilty plea to capital murder. He will spend the rest of his natural life in prison. The girls are doing as good as can be expected. They miss you like no other. We had a pretty good holiday season. Thanksgiving and Christmas were sad but we all had a good time. Definitely not the same without you here. I miss you everyday brother.

C. Blake

January 4, 2017

Having moved out of the KC area, I was not aware until a few days ago about what happened to Brad. I am so sad and angry. Brad wasn't one of the good guys -- he was one of the BEST guys. When he told me that he was leaving PCSD to go to KCKPD, I was sad because I knew I would miss him, but I was so proud of him and happy for him. Words are not adequate to express the sadness I feel now. There will be a big hole in the lives of the people who knew and loved Brad. My deepest, heartfelt condolences go out to his family and to his brothers and sisters in blue.

Dawne Jarrett, former Intel Analyst
Platte County (MO) Sheriff's Department

September 18, 2016

Happy birthday buddy. The big 4-0. Sure wish you were here to celebrate it with us. Taking Jamie and the girls, Angie and the boys, and Jody and Em to dinner tonight. One big fat steak dinner for ya.

C. Blake

September 13, 2016

It's been 4 months since you've been gone and I still can't believe it. I miss you everyday brother.

C. Blake

September 9, 2016

Prayers of peace

Amy Ricks

July 15, 2016

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"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

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

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

June 21, 2016

God bless you my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May his healing hand touch your family, friends, and fellow officers. Rest easy my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

June 13, 2016

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Brad was killed.

To the Lancaster family, fellow officers, and all who call Brad beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Detective Lancaster gave to his community and the citizens of Kansas, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 9, 2016.

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

June 7, 2016

To the Family of Detective Brad D. Lancaster

My deepest condolences to the family. Losing someone so close to us is very difficult. May all who are touched from this loss read Revelation 21:3-4. It is comforting to know that God will soon remove everything that causes tears of sorrow. Imagine death, pain and suffering being done away. Only tears of joy when we welcome our loved ones back to a paradise earth. What a joy it will be to experience this promise.

May you find comfort in God's promise.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

June 3, 2016

Rest In Peace Brother

Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX

May 26, 2016

Rest in Peace Det. Lancaster. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Lancaster Family and the Kansas City Police Department.

Corporal Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office Wayne, NJ

May 25, 2016

RIP brother

Lieutenant Ray Waters
Pitt County Sheriff Office

May 24, 2016

R.I.P. BROTHER Lancaster!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

May 23, 2016

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Lancaster. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Kansas City Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

May 23, 2016

May our Father accept you into His grace and Love always. Rest in Peace and we will not forget your service to our Country, and the citizens of your city and state. Rest in Peace and now you will not be forgotten.

Lt. Norman Varner (retired)
Hampton Police Division, Virginia

May 23, 2016

God, filled with mercy, dwelling in the heavens' heights,
bring proper rest beneath the wings of your Lord,
amid the ranks of the holy and the pure,
illuminating like the brilliance of the skies the soul of Brad Lancaster who went to his eternal place of rest.
May You who are the source of mercy shelter him beneath Your wings eternally,
and bind his soul among the living, that he may rest in peace. And let us say: Amen.

Bill Mann
Civilian Supporter
South Pasadena, CA

May 22, 2016

God Bless You our Brother in blue. Prayers out for all of your family, friends, and co-workers. Rest in Peace Detective Lancaster.

Former Deputy/Jail Officer
Wayne County Sheriffs Department
Wayne County Mississippi

May 22, 2016

To the family of Detective Brad Lancaster, friends, Chief of Police Terry Zeigler and the Kansas City Police Department.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. Thank you for your service. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Ploice Department, NC

May 22, 2016


Deputy Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

May 21, 2016



May 21, 2016

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