Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Ellsworth W. Cordes

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, December 31, 1932

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Reflections for Police Officer Ellsworth W. Cordes

In 2014, Ellsworth Cordes was posthumously awarded the Washington Law Enforcement Medal of Honor.

Officer Mike Severance
Seattle Police Department (Retired)

April 4, 2015

Rest in peace, great-grandfather. Your legend lives on while you look down on us.

Carrie Hebert-Hush, civilian

March 31, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th 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 and 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

January 3, 2012

On the anniversary of your EOW, thanks for serving the Emerald City and the
Evergreen State!
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA


December 31, 2008

Remembering you 75 years later. Thank you for your
service and sacrifice.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

December 31, 2007



December 28, 2007

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer Danny Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

December 31, 2006


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. No officer who gives his/her life for us need ever be forgotton. You died a hero; rest in peace.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

May 1, 2004

Rest in peace Brother Ellsworth, you are a true hero and will not be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

September 17, 2003

70 years later you still patrol. Never forgotten. Always in the family. Rest easy.

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

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