Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Adolph F. Butterman

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, June 16, 1919

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Reflections for Patrolman Adolph F. Butterman

Never forgotten by the Officers of the Boston Police Department

Retired Boston P.O. Robert E. Anthony Historian

June 16, 2022

Rest in peace and know that time will never erase the memory of your service and the heroic sacrifice you made.

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

June 16, 2020

Patrolman Butterman,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boston.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 16, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 100th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 3, 2019

And now it's 97 years. God Bless, Brother.

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

June 16, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 16, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 21, 2012

Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom, Patrolman Butterman, the people of Boston, Massachusetts will not forget you.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 3, 2012

Patrolman Butterman,
On today, the 88th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boston.



June 16, 2007

It's now 87 years since your murder. I pray in that time you saw justice done to the dirt who did killed you. What did he/she accomplish?

God Bless and may you be resting comfortably in Heaven, Brother.

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

June 16, 2006

Rest in peace brother. May God bless you and your family.


March 19, 2006

On 08/05/05 RTG 42-05 remembered Officer Adolph F. Butterman and dedicated our training day to him.

You are not forgotten.

Boston Police Academy RTG 42-05

November 21, 2005

Officer Butterman, Your name is one of the sixty-six prominently yet sadly displayed at both the Police Academy and Headquarters for all Recruits, Police Officers and visitors to see. You were and still remain a hero in the hearts of every Boston Police Officer.

Police Officer Michael Kane
Boston PD-Academy Staff

June 15, 2005

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