Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Richard Stanley Burchfield

Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, November 26, 1953

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Reflections for Patrolman Richard Stanley Burchfield

Thank you for your service and rest easy

Explorer Michael Griffin
Southport police department

November 26, 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

August 2, 2018

So sorry for your loss

C/O M Nelson
Department of Corrections

July 22, 2018

Your brother, Bill, was married to my grandmother's sister, Beulah. My mother loved her Uncle Bill very much. While researching my family on Ancestry.com I discovered you. Your story touched my heart. I hope that you are at peace now and I hope that your killer/killers never know that peace, in their lives and in their deaths. I am not what most would call Law Enforcement, I am a Security Officer and have been for over 18 years, I have the utmost respect for you and all Law Enforcement and Military. Those who put their lives on the line for others deserve nothing less.

Lt. Linda Douglass
US Security Associates, Inc. & Brother' neice

October 28, 2016

he is my father i am proud of his life as a pollic officer

son
son

June 22, 2012

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Birchfield. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 24, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 59th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Laslater was a fellow police officer 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 13, 2012

Ptlm. Birchfield,
I was born the day you were killed and I am sure the person who murdered you paid the price upon his death. It is my prayer that you were finally able to rest in peace. Thank you for watching out for those of us who became officers after your passing including my father (1957 to 1980), my son (2005-still serving) and myself (1972 to 2009). Thank you for your service.

Sgt. Robert Mau -Retired
PD Joliet IL

February 22, 2011

Patrolman Birchfield - Three weeks ago, I stood in the State Assembly chambers when your name was one of almost 250 read off during a motion regarding next month's Police Memorial Week. You are not forgotten.

Thank you for you service to the people of Colorado Springs and the state of Colorado. May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

May 7, 2010

We honor you today and everyday. Thank you for your sacrifice.

1756
CSPD

May 15, 2009

"If it takes my whole life
I won't break, I won't bend
It will all be worth it
Worth it in the end"

Erin

October 17, 2008

Remembering you today and always.

May 16, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

VanDenBerghe
Manchester, NH

November 26, 2007

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts. - Cicero

Officer Birchfield, you served this city as a brave man and we thank you for your service and dedication to making it safer.

Erin
Wife of a CSPD Officer

June 26, 2007

We will always honor you life and remember your sacrifice. REST IN PEACE BROTHER

Patrol Officer
W.P.P.D , Colorado

May 24, 2007

Patrolman Birchfield. You will always be in our thoughts and hearts. An officer never falls in the line of duty without leaving a whole in the heart of those who surrounded him. Some day we will find who is responsible for your death.
Rest in peace. Thank you for your sacrifice.

Rob Moyer
Citizen

May 13, 2007

Patrolman Birchfield, you will never beforgotten. R.I.P.

Deputy
EPSO

December 16, 2006

You will always be appreciated for your service. Thank you!


Citizen

December 8, 2006

Officer Birchfield,
Your death and our city's loss has not been forgotten. Some day, somehow we will bring closure for you, a hero.

John Cunningham
historian

December 5, 2006

God bless you

November 18, 2006

I salute you for your service and honor you for your sacrifice.

A hero never dies.....

Rest in peace, hero.

September 29, 2004

GOD BLESS. TRULY A HERO. GONE BUT NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN. REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER. THERE IS GOING TO COME A DAY WHEN THE PERSON OR PERSONS IS GOING TO BE DEALT WITH FOR YOUR MURDER.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RETIRED
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

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