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Patrolman John Edward Dacy

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, July 21, 1969

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Reflections for Patrolman John Edward Dacy

Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 21, 2020

Patrolman Dacy,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 21, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 49th anniversary of your EOW.

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

August 8, 2018

Patrolman Dacy,
On today, the 46th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the USMC. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 21, 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 44th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to to leave a tribute to you. 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

How very sad that your family had ro endure two line of duty deaths.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 14, 2013

Thinking about you today, the Uncle I never knew, but feel so blessed to have gotten to know your family much better in recent years.

Julie

Julia Trout
niece

July 21, 2012

Uncle John, I was thinking of you today. You have many of your siblings with you in Heaven. Your sister Rita loved you very much. I will always remember you and your wife caring for us while my dad was in Korea and my mom was having my sister Becky. I also remember visiting you and my cousins. Rest in Peace.

Debbie Goff
niece

March 26, 2012

We don't forget you John.Thanks for the towels. R.I.P.

Former Officer Ralph Castillo
KCPD- His partner District 131

June 25, 2010

Dear Daddy, still think of you often and miss you dearly. Let Uncle Jim know he is still in my thougts also. love you forever.

Melaney
Daughter

February 5, 2010

i remember that when we moved to the small town of pierce city,mo from riverside, ca. Most of my family is from there and my youngest daughter was born there, but we moved back to ca, when we were in pierce city, and i might add judged rather harshly, Officer Dacy " Jim" as he told our family to call him, he lived behind us in town, anyway he was very kind to us and made us all feel very welcomed. we miss him,and i know the whole town of pierce city also misses his kindness and fairness. Jim you are missed. but not forgotten

yavette krachey
My family lived there for a while

April 21, 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
Sergeant
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 10, 2007

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

November 21, 2006

Dear John: Sorry, I wasn't there to help, as the years went by, I'd still vividly remember your kindness, when I got married, and the only gift was yours.- Rest in peace bro.

Formr Ptl. Ralph Castillo
K.C.MO.PD ex-partner Dist 131

October 11, 2006

Heaven has two brothers to stand together and watch over us all. May you rest in peace.

A citizen

August 8, 2004

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