Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Chief of Police Harold Lewis Catron, Sr.

Somerset Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, September 16, 1964

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Reflections for Chief of Police Harold Lewis Catron, Sr.

Rest in peace Chief of Police Catron.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 5, 2022

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

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

September 16, 2020

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 48th anniversary 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. You will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 16, 2012

I came to Pualski Co in 1975 as a new KSP Trooper, and Sam was a new deputy there, we policed for 20 years together till I retired in 1995. He was the finest police officer I ever met. He came to my rescue on several occasions, was truley a very good friend. I ride by the memorial on my bike every day at the Hall Rogers Training center, always stop and give a salute to the fallen officers honored there. Semepr Fi Officers.

Retired KSP Detective
Ky State Police

July 9, 2012

My family and I wish to express our heartfelt condolences to another hero. Like too many other heroes, your EOW came entirely too soon. I can't imagine the sorrow your family must have felt and still experience as a result of your loss. You can be proud of your accomplishments; you raised a son who followed in your footsteps. He too paid the ultimate sacrifice while protecting us. Thank you for your bravery, your honesty and your integrity. More importantly thank you for the sacrifices you made in selflessly serving all of us. Only those of us who have served fully understand the sacrifices we make to protect our families, friends, and fellow citizens. By and large these sacrifices pale in comparison to your sacrifice. God bless you and your family. You are in our prayers. Rest is peace hero; your watch is over...we will take the watch from here.

SMSgt, USAF Retired

August 21, 2008

Thank you, Chief, for your service to your city and department.

PSO CW Edwards
North Augusta Dept. of Public Safety (SC)

August 17, 2008

To Chief Harold Lewis Catron and all his loved ones:

On this the forty second year following your tragic death, please know that your memory is honored and revered today.

Your family members remain in our thoughts and our prayers for the supreme sacrice they made twice in losing you and later your son Sam to the murderous despicable criminals who took your lives.

Chief Catron, 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, Chief. I am humbled by your valor, courage, and dedication.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Chief Catron gave to his community and the citizens of Kentucky, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 16, 1964.

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

April 14, 2006

God bless you and keep you in his arms forever. You and your son will never be forgotten.

St. Louis City Police

January 27, 2005

Thank you, Chief. We continue for you. May you and Sam both know your sacrifice's will not be short lived. We will remember. I will remember.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)



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