Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Anita Karen Pospisil

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, March 24, 1992

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Anita Karen Pospisil

RIP, and thank you for your service. Deputy Sheriff Anita Karen Pospisil will never be forgotten.

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

July 30, 2022

Deputy Sheriff Pospisil,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Palm Beach County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 24, 2022

Never to be forgotten.

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

February 9, 2021

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

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

March 24, 2019

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Pospisil. A heroic woman of valor and true trustworthiness.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 23, 2018

Rest in peace my sister.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 24, 2018

The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. Know that you have not been forgotten nor will that ever be the case as true heroes never die.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

March 24, 2013

Rest in Peace, Deputy Pospisil. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 16, 2012

We have not forgotten the heroes who gave their all for us and those left behind to pick up the pieces and move forward. May you continue to rest in peace Deputy Pospisil.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL


March 24, 2011

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 24, 2010

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion
Proverbs 28:1

Ma'am, you are not forgotten

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08


March 24, 2009

To Anita and her family and friends:

Today is the seventeenth anniversary of Anita's tragic death and the day all your lives changed forever. As I read the loving reflections left, I am mindful of the journey we all struggle with as we try to make a life for ourselves...we know that is what our beloved would want us to do, but the heart always aches for the one who can only be with us in spirit for now.

I hope that you all find some peace in your heart tomorrow as you hold your memories like the rare and beautiful pearls they are.

May Anita's spirit continue to soar and his memory continue to inspire.

Rest in Peace, Anita. Your valor and dedication and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Phyllis Loya, mother of Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 24, 2009

Deputy Pospisil thank you for your willingness to serve your fellowman. You are not forgotten. Rest in peace my sister.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

March 24, 2008

Today on the 16th anniversary of your death, we pause and say a prayer for you and those you left behind.
Rest in peace Deputy, you are not forgotten.
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (911 retired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin
formerly of RBPD Riviera Beach Police Department Florida

Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Town of Oconomowoc

March 24, 2008

Your service is appreciated, we still grieve for your loss nationwide. Thank you for your dedication and may God bless and grant grace to your family.

Washington St. officer

March 10, 2008



February 27, 2008

"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 whos 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
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

December 15, 2007



November 1, 2007

Thinking of you on the 15th anniversary of your EOW.
Time has not diminished your sacrifice.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

March 24, 2007

May we never forget Deputy Pospisil's sacrifice. May God Grant her Family, Fellow Officers and Friends, the Serenity to accept the things they cannot Change, the Courage to change the things they can and the Wisdom to know the difference. Rest in Peace sister.....

Officer Debra McFall Ross
East Buffalo Twp Police Dept

March 24, 2006

Deputy Pospisil, may you rest knowing the God will watch over your family and friends.

God speed ma'am we have the watch from here.

Friends of Larry R Cox EOW 4/21/05
Chillicothe Ohio Police Department

February 1, 2006

Deputy Pospisil your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in Gods Care now....May you rest in Peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville , Tennessee

December 10, 2005

In Memory...

~~~~~The Broken Chain~~~~~

We little knew that morning that God was going to call your name.~~In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same.~~It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone; for part of us went with you, the day God called you home.~~You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide; and though we cannot see you, you are always at our side.~~Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same; but as God calls us one by one, the Chain will link again.


January 4, 2005

We mourn your sacrifice nationwide. If your family ever should come to Alaska, please call us, through APD switchboard. We are all on family. Your loss is not forgotten.

Sgt. Bill Richardson
Anchorage, Alaska PD

September 8, 2004

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