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Investigator Larry Douglas Bullock

Durham Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, April 29, 1976

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Reflections for Investigator Larry Douglas Bullock

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

April 29, 2021

Uncle Larry
I thought about you today! Thank you so much for your service! I was a little girl when your life was taken but I remember you well. I love uncle. Rest In Peace!


July 16, 2019

Thank you for your service,you will never be forgotten

Officer Mark Reynolds
Former NC department of corrections and pert team officer

September 4, 2017

Rest in peace my brother. It's a shame that N.C. has an open door policy for dirtbags.

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

April 29, 2017

40 years and still remembered. RIP Hero, my prayers be with your friends and family.

John Haseltine - Civilian

April 29, 2016

Investigator Bullock,
On today, the 37th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Durham. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. I have to agree with the previous reflection from Jim-it also sickens me how your POS murderer can walk in and out of prison. What happened to the original 2nd degree murder 60 year sentence?


U.S. Border Patrol

April 29, 2013

Investigator Bullock-
I just want you to know that you are being thought of on this day. You will never be forgotten. It sickens me how a piece of garbage like the one who ended your life is able to walk in and out of prison multiple times while your family is left to live without you. God has a plan for everyone, and HE needed you in Heaven more than we needed you on earth. Thank You for your ultimate sacrifice!

Pennsylvania resident

September 2, 2012

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

April 29, 2010


Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You were trying to rid the world of drugs and keep kids from getting "hooked". You were doing a great service to this world.

I am so angry that your killer was even released at all, but to then be re-incarcerated because of drugs, drugs you were trying to stop, is incredible. And to make it even worse, he was released again.

This is not justice. But I do know that Justice will be meted out by God eventually. Your killer will receive his true sentence then.

I pray that you are resting well as we carry on your mission. God Speed Brother...


July 31, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the thirty-third anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my hometown and the birthplace of my son. 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 29, 2009

I had the honor of meeting your sister the other day while I was on patrol. She spoke so fondly of you. It was a pleasure meeting her and learning more about you. Rest in peace and assured your loved ones were always incredibly proud of you.

City of Durham PD

August 25, 2008

Thank You for having served the Carolina Community.

Maj M. B. Parlor

April 29, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe

April 29, 2008

Officer Bullock your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

April 28, 2008

"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 © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

December 26, 2007



November 19, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service, this writer is disappointed/angry that justice was not served on your behalf.

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 5, 2007

I pause to thank you for your dedication and sacrifice on the 30th anniversary of your passing. God Bless you and your loved ones, Investigator Bullock. You are NEVER forgotten.

Officer L.Madore

April 29, 2006

To Investigator Larry Douglas Bullock, his loved ones and his fellow officers:

On this the thirtieth anniversary of your tragic death, please know that your memory is revered and honored today.

Larry, as a police officer you rescued us, saved our possessions, our lives and our families. You are one of the rare heroes among us. You were always there for us in the most traumatic moments of our lives. No matter when we called, we just expected that you would come and do whatever it took to help us, and you always met our expectations. Your selflessness and dedication are awe-inspiring.

This world, this country, your community truly are better places because of you. To have lost you is a great tragedy, an irreplaceable, immeasurable loss for society. We are grateful for and to you, and honor you for all you did for us day in and day out whether you received a word of thanks or praise.

Rest in Peace, Investigator Bullock. I am so humbled by your valor and courage. I was angry to read that your murderer only served sixteen years for killing you, but not surprised that he was incarcerated soon after his release for once again dealing drugs.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Investigator Bullock gave to his community (which is my hometown) and the citizens of North Carolina, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on April 29 2976.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 28, 2006

To Investigator Larry Bullock, his friends and family, and other officers: I wanted to write and let you know that your supreme sacrifice in the line of duty on April 29, 1976 has not been forgotten. Twenty-nine years have passed, but the memory of your valor still flourishes. Thank you for protecting my hometown and the hometown of my youngest son, Larry Lasater, who was also killed by gunfire in the line of duty as a police officer with the City of Pittsburg, California in April of this year. Rest in peace, Investigator Bullock.
Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer
Larry Lasater, PPD eow 4/24/05

August 6, 2005

In Memory...

~~~Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep~~~

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there, I do not sleep
I am a thousand winds that blow
I am the diamond glints on snow
I am the sunlight on ripened grain
I am the gentle autumn’s rain
I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds circled in flight
I am the soft star that shines at night
I am the flowers that bloom by day
I am the fragrance of new mown hay
I am each blade of grass that grows
I am the rush of melting snow

Do not stand at my grave and cry
I am no there, I did not die…..

January 4, 2005

Investigator Bullock Thank you for your service to the community and your bravery, God bless you.


May 21, 2004

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