Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer William Robert Court

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, February 13, 1970

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Reflections for Officer William Robert Court

Semper Fi fellow CHPY. You will never be forgotten and we thank you for honoring our Blue and Gold family by your sacrifice and our respect for your service is as strong as ever. God Bless you and your family

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol

February 13, 2020

Officer Court,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of California. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 13, 2020

Semper Fi brother. Blue and Gold Forever.. Rest In Peace and God bless you and your family...

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol

February 12, 2020

Your dedication and service to the citizens and State of California will never be forgotten and inspire current and new recruits to Serve to Protect as You had.

Thank you

Task Force (Civil) Bryan Vockie
Philadelphia Police Department

November 6, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

February 13, 2018

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”


Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 24, 2015

Rest in Peace, Officer Court. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 39th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to the state of California. My cherished son Larry was a fellow California peace officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 13, 2009

Keep resting easy Brother knowing the the Blue and Gold NEVER forgets our own..God Bless All

Calif Hwy Patrol.Ret.

February 13, 2008



January 13, 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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

November 21, 2007

William, as you now know, Jesus Loves do we.

John 3:16

Only Bosco knows...

Here's to the CHIPS

Ret Officer RB Wade
Richmond, Va Police

July 18, 2007

Thank you for your service to the people of the great State of California,
You will never be forgotten.


August 27, 2004

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