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Lieutenant Otto Ernest Dobratz

Meriden Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, July 26, 1953

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Reflections for Lieutenant Otto Ernest Dobratz

As today marks the "anniversary" of the untimely departure of one of your fallen brethren from the same department, know that you too are remembered and honored always for your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace sir.

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

June 12, 2020

Lt. Dobratz,
On today, the 65th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army in Europe during WW I. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 26, 2018

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. 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

June 26, 2018

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

April 25, 2018

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

April 24, 2018

Retired from Meriden Police Department. Heard his name mentioned often but never knew about how he died in duty. Rest In Peace Otto.

Detective Michael Collins
Meriden Police Department

April 24, 2018

Lt. Dobratz, thank you for your service both in the Great War and for the people of Meriden. Your time is remembered here and immortalized forever on this site.

Rest in Peace, Brother and God Bless.

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

April 24, 2018

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