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

"A Part of America Died"

Somebody killed a policeman today,
and a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect,
will be buried with him at his side.

The suspect that shot him will stand up in court,
with counsel demanding his rights.
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids,
and spend many long, lonely nights.

The beat that he walked was a battle field too,
just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
to his name they will add a gold star.

Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
a cop put his life on the line.

Edd Proft Chief Deputy Retired
Island County Sheriff's Office

May 10, 2016

Rest with God Detective Lancaster. Your dedication and ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family during your home going.

Retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

May 10, 2016

Sorry to hear about the loss of Det. Lancaster today. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and department.

From your brothers/sister in blue at the Jackson County, MO Sheriff's Office.

Sgt. Adam "A.J." Zarrillo
Jackson County, MO Sheriff's Office

May 10, 2016

I extend my deepest sympathies to Detective Lancasters family, friends and members of your department. Each will be in my prayers for God to shed His grace and mercy over each of you. Continue your effort to keep people off the streets that will commit acts such as this.

Captain Clyde Moore-retired
DeKalb County Police Dept., Decatur, Georgia

May 10, 2016

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Detective Brad Lancaster and the extended law enforcement family of the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department.

End of Watch: Monday, May 9th, 2016.

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

May 10, 2016

Brad, You were a cops cop. You were proud of your job and it showed in every aspect. I am so honored that I had the chance to work with you on so many occasions for so many years. Kansas City, Kansas is a better place because of you. No one could ever question your bravery and commitment. My prayers go out to your family and to all the brave men and women of the Kansas City Kansas Police Department. Rest in peace my brother.

Matthew D Brooks
Kansas Highway Patrol

May 10, 2016


Corporal (Ret.) James. (W) Pullin
Upper Chichester Twp P.D.

May 10, 2016

"RIP BROTHER" PRAYING for your family & Dept.

Corporal (Ret.) James. (W) Pullin
Upper Chichester Twp P.D.

May 10, 2016

God bless you and your family, Detective Lancaster.


May 10, 2016

I would have never dreamed you would be on this page by the end of the day. From what we can tell it looks like you jumped in to help when you didn't need to. I wish you hadn't, but that wouldn't have been like you. Avoiding crime was never something you were good at, I would not have expected anything less from you. We were all sharing stories of you this afternoon, and there were a lot of them! Rest assured, your blue families on both sides of the state line will make sure your family is taken care of. See you on the flip side, brother. You will be missed.

William Dillingham
Kansas City, MO PD

May 10, 2016

Another hero taken too soon!
We extend our deepest sympathy to Detective Lancaster's family, friends and his entire Law Enforcement Family at the Kansas City Police Dept. You will all remain in our prayers in the hours, days, weeks and months ahead, as you mourn the loss of Det. Lancaster.
We are so very, very sorry!

Cpl. & Sr. Ofc. Jack & T.J. Janssen
Retired - Salem Police Dept., Salem, OR

May 10, 2016

Thank you for your long life of service and sacrifice! Our thoughts, prayers, and hearts go out to your family and friends. May God comfort and strengthen them all!

Darlene Newton
Friend of the Story County Sheriff's Office

May 10, 2016

Rest easy, brother, for we now have the watch.

Captain Kevin Clark
Denton County Sheriff's Office

May 10, 2016



May 10, 2016

RIP detective. Prayers for your love, blood and blue families.

Deputy sheriff Terri VanHouten
Rock county sheriff's office

May 10, 2016

R.I.P. Detective. We got your watch covered brother!!

Officer Ken Hester (Retired)
Aurora, IL Police Department

May 10, 2016

God bless Detective Lancaster's family, friends and coworkers and give them strength and peace to get through their grief and pain. Thank you for your service brother.

Sergeant Clark O. Parry
Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, New York

May 10, 2016

RIP Detective Lancaster. Thoughts and prayers for your family, friends and co-workers.. Thank you for your service.


Surviving daughter of KCKPD Officer Douglas Bunch
Kim Conaway

May 10, 2016

Heroes live forever. Prayers to family and friends.

Team Texas

May 10, 2016

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P. Waggle

May 10, 2016

RIP my brother in blue. May God bless you and your family at this very difficult time. We will never forget. Rest easy my brother. EOW 5/9/16

Police Officer Michael Latif

May 10, 2016

Rest in peace brotha. You will always be loved and remembered. Enjoy gods kingdom.

Deputy Suina
Sandoval county S O

May 10, 2016

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Detective Lancaster during this time tragic and senseless loss.

Sr. Ptlmn Donnie Meaders(RET)
Wewoka (OK) Police Department

May 10, 2016

Prayers go out to his family and fellow officers

Civilian James Tidwell
City Of Dallas employee

May 10, 2016

RIP Sir. Your watch has ended, and we thank you for your service. But Detective Lancaster, you have been called Home now, so with heavy hearts your fellow Officers will take over the watch. Detective Lancaster, may the LORD grant you peace, and give comfort to your family and friends.

Deputy J. Porter. ( Retired )
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Phoenix AZ

May 10, 2016

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