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Patrolman Robert Hayes DeKorte

Newport News Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, September 23, 1921

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Reflections for Patrolman Robert Hayes DeKorte

Patrolman DeKorte,
On today, the 100th 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 USN during WW I.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

September 23, 2021

No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

September 23, 2020

Gone but not forgotten. R.I.P. Brother...

Sgt. J. L. Cartwright
Newpoort News Police Department

September 27, 2016

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91rst 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. You will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 23, 2012

Rest in peace Officer DeKorte, there is another officer from Coral Gables police department, who was also killed in the line of duty in 1972, only his middle name was Peter.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 5, 2012

Office DeKorte,
On today, the 87th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served during WW I.



September 23, 2008



March 26, 2008

Thank you Officer served your country well.

June 28, 2006

Thank you for your service and sacrifice, Officer.

Private Citizen
Norfolk, Virginia

April 29, 2006

Robert and family:
I am a rider for the Police Unity Tour, representing the City of Newport News. Every year I ride 250+ miles on a bicycle in honor of fallen officers. We receive the bracelet of an officer who died in that previous year. I just wanted to remember those from my own city this year. I pray your family is well and you are not forgotten. Until I see you on the other side, God Bless you my friend...

Officer Rick Davis
Newport News Police Department

May 18, 2005

A hero twice over. Once as a veteran serving his country in WWI and then again serving Newport News. Thank You.

October 2, 2004

Officers of the Newport News Police Dept. never forget their own no matter how much time has past. Rest in peace and we thank you for serving your city and paying the ultimate price for our freedom.

Officer M. A Cooper
Newport News Police Dept.

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