Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer William H. Dallas

Quincy Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, May 30, 1876

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Reflections for Officer William H. Dallas

Thank you for your service to our country, and to our great state of IL. Rest in power, brother.

Cpl. Miller
Private Security Officer

June 30, 2022

Rest in peace Officer Dallas.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 23, 2019

Officer Dallas' story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 10-11-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

October 11, 2017

It's now been 140 years today since your death. Your service to the United States and then the people of Quincy is admirable and heroic. It must have been especially difficult for you as an African-American in that time period, and yet, you did both jobs regardless of what public opinion might have been. For that alone, you truly earned the title hero.

God Bless and may your eternal rest remain peaceful, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

May 30, 2016

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

May 30, 2015

You are a Great Honor to are profession as Law Enforcement Officers. You will be pleased to know that the ground that soaked in your blood where your life was taken is sacred . Upon this very spot a Grade School was built for the children of Quincy to learn and play. It still is educating our children today. May God's continue to bless you, and I'll see you when He call on me.

Inv. James D Rost
Quincy Police Department (Illinois)

March 15, 2014

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

Officer 11169

January 29, 2013

Although 135 years has passed since your ultimate sacrifice it will not be forgotten. Your dedication that fateful night on the stakeout is proof of your dedication to duty. Thank you for your contribution and fine example of police work.

Detective Thomas Downes

May 30, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and thirty-third 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 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.

Phyllis Loya


May 30, 2009

Rest in peace always knowing that you will never be forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

July 28, 2007

Sir, your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Special Agent
FBI New York

June 9, 2007

Policeman's 23rd Psalm

The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want,
His comforting hand reduces fear to naught;
He makes me walk through streets of crime,
But He gives me courage and peace of mind.

He leads me by still waters in the path I trod,
And He says in Romans I'm a "minister of God,"
He leads me in righteousness as He restores my soul,
For His name's sake He keeps me whole.

When I walk through death's valley, right up to the door,
I will fear no evil, for He comforts me more;
For Thou art with me every step of the way,
As thy rod and thy staff protect me each day.

He prepares a table, especially for me,
As I work daily among life's enemies;
He gives me authority to uphold the law,
And He anoints my position in the midst of it all.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me,
Each day of my life through eternity;
As I long to hear Him say, "Well done...,"
When I lay down my life, my badge, and my gun.

Author Unknown

P.O. Chris Welby
Bridgeton, Mo PD

April 7, 2006

God bless you for your service.May God bless your family and department.

Patrol Officer
Chesterfield County Police Dept.

June 8, 2005


Somewhere a cry is heard in the dark,
A wayward bird sings sweetly in the park,
Somewhere a flower’s fragrance lingers,
As someone’s dreams slips through their fingers.

Somewhere a baby’s cry is stilled,
And with joy someone’s heart is filled,
Somewhere a life sees its earthly end,
While another’s heart is on the mend.

Somewhere someone prayers amidst the storm,
While another seeks shelter to be warm,
Somewhere someone walks through life unknown,
While love still awaits someone alone.

January 4, 2005

~~~~~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

~~~Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep~~~

Do not stand at my grave and weep
I am not there, I do not sleep
I am a thousand winds that blow
I am the diamond glints on snow
I am the sunlight on ripened grain
I am the gentle autumn’s rain
I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds circled in flight
I am the soft star that shines at night
I am the flowers that bloom by day
I am the fragrance of new mown hay
I am each blade of grass that grows
I am the rush of melting snow

Do not stand at my grave and cry
I am no there, I did not die…..

January 4, 2005

You are a hero to us all, your'e wife and son are with you in heaven. A fallen Hero they be civilian, cop or, military should'nt be without a reflection, i am not a cop or soldier, but I salute you Officer Dallas!

June 5, 2004

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