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Policeman Frank Cavanagh

Glendive Police Department, Montana

End of Watch Wednesday, July 3, 1946

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Reflections for Policeman Frank Cavanagh

Officer Cavanagh,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Glendive. And to your Family and loved ones, to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 3, 2021

Rest in peace Policeman Cavanagh.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 8, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest In Peace always.

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

July 3, 2020

Frank Cavanagh was my mother's uncle. My mom was Loretta Lee Cavanagh. While Frank was killed before my birth, my mom spoke so highly of her Uncle Frank and of her summers spent in Glendive with the Cavanagh family.She recounted the story of his death and how he was killed in the line of duty. I did not recall that my great grandfather was chief of police at the time. I will be visiting Glendive MT soon and reading this brings such poignant memories of the Cavanagh family. We, too have a current police officer in our family, Loretta's grandson Adam
Susan Ridenour
Great Niece, September, 2015.

Sue Ridenour
Great niece

September 3, 2015

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

July 4, 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 66th 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

Phylllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

December 28, 2012

I really don't know what to say. I just found this site today and it is stirring up all types of emotions. All these slain officers and some of their killers did not serve enough time (in my mind anyway). I do know this Uncle Frank that Aunt Veron loves you very much to this day still. And as you know looking down from heaven you have a beautiful daughter, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. You are not forgotten by a long shot as are your fellow officers that have fallen in the line of duty.

Tami Gebhardt
Great Niece

July 14, 2011

Uncle Frank
I have just found this site and I wanted to say I am sorry I was too young to meet you, my dad spoke so very highly of you. I can not believe that your murderer only spent twenty years in prison. You might want to know because of you I spent a period of time as a police officer and then a Deputy Sheriff in Custer County and your grand nephew Josh is a police officer with Tacoma PD in WA for the past 9 years and has been awarded the Medal of Valor, I think you would be proud.
Rest well Uncle you are not forgotten
Greg Boyd

Greg Boyd

August 16, 2007

Officer Cavanagh,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Glendive. I think it's a travesty of justice that your murderer served less than twenty years in prison for your murder.



July 3, 2006


July 3, 2005

rest in peace

October 15, 2004

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