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Special Agent Elmer Colby Matthews

Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway Police, Railroad Police

End of Watch Wednesday, August 18, 1915

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Reflections for Special Agent Elmer Colby Matthews

Rest in peace Special Agent Matthews.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 15, 2019

Agent Matthews,
On today, the 102nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 18, 2017

We the living honor you today, the 102nd anniversary of your death. May you be remembered as one who Stood in the Gap between good and evil.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

August 18, 2017

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 101st 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

August 21, 2016

Special Agent Matthews, how vile of these creatures to murder you over what would be nothing more than a trespassing charge. Though it doesn't state their fate here, we can only they faced true justice for their crimes, if not in this world, then in the next.

Thank you for helping to protect one of America's greatest assets, it's Railroads.

God Bless you Brother and may you be eternally at Rest.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

August 16, 2016

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