Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant William D. Lebo

Lebanon City Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, March 31, 2022

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Reflections for Lieutenant William D. Lebo

Rest in Peace Lieutenant Lebo. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

May 12, 2022

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Lieutenant Lebo. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Lebanon City Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 5, 2022

“We will take it from here. Godspeed.”

Sergeant Devan Kramer
FTIG PD

April 25, 2022

RIP BOTHER!! GOD SPEED TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!!

Stephen Bruet, PO
NCDPS

April 24, 2022

We will remember.

Ms. Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

April 22, 2022

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"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 whose 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

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

April 14, 2022

My deepest condolences to the family of Lt. William Lebo. May his soul forever rest in peace.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

April 14, 2022

On behalf of Session 72 from the Zone Five Academy in New York State, We send out our condolences to the friends and family of Lieutenant William Lebo and Lebanon City Police Department.

Session 72
Zone Five

April 12, 2022

I'm sorry you were so close to retirement and had this happen to you. Rest in Peace.

A fellow copper
St. Louis Police Department

April 11, 2022

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

April 11, 2022

What a tragedy. He survived so much in 40 years, only to die so close to the end. RIP, brother.....

Capt. Bill Magee
Tx. Parks and Wildlife

April 9, 2022

I attended the PA State Police Academy (MPOETC) Certification Course with Lt. Lebo. I recall his quick wit and ready smile. To the best of my knowledge, he was the last active-duty police officer in our graduating class (May 1983). Rest in Peace, brother.

David C. Smith, Esq. (Adams County, PA)

April 7, 2022

Lieutenant Lebo, thank you for your service. It's tragic that your career ended as it did. Your dedication is to be admired and your service respected. Those who know and love you best are in our hearts and prayers and so long as they keep you in their hearts and minds, you'll never be truly be gone from them.

God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

April 6, 2022

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Captain E.Kemmer
Nevada State Police

April 5, 2022

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Lieutenant, William Lebo , in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Lieutenant makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our Prayers and Thoughts to the other two Officers that were wounded for a safe and speedy recovery.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

April 5, 2022

RIP Lieutenant Lebo. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Lebanon City

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

April 5, 2022

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF LIEUTENANT LEBO, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF LIEUTENANT LEBO. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.
GOD BLESS

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service

April 5, 2022

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

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)
Civilian

April 5, 2022

So sad to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers, and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

April 4, 2022

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

April 4, 2022

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

April 4, 2022

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend B Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

April 4, 2022

On behalf of Session 73 from the Zone Five Academy in New York State, We send out our condolences to the friends and family of Lieutenant William Lebo and Lebanon City Police Department.

Recruit, M. Gootz
Zone Five

April 4, 2022

Lieutenant William Lebo, thank you for your 40 years of service to your community. God will watch over you, your family, friends and coworkers during this terrible time. God's Speed William!

In Valor There Is Hope
-Tacitus

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

April 3, 2022

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

April 3, 2022

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