Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, July 22, 1982

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Reflections for Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

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

July 22, 2019

I'm thankful for the services Trooper Moreau Devries provided to the people of the State of Michigan. May her soul rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired, NYSP

June 11, 2019

Rest in peace Trooper Devries.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 18, 2019

Trooper DeVries,
On today, the 36th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Michigan. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 22, 2018

Trooper DeVries,

I don't know if you were the first female Trooper, but it is great to know that women can do a service for the citizens of Michigan as well as men. And women are as equals in the field of law enforcement. Thank you for your service "Blue Angel" and rest peacefully in the arms of the Almighty. PEACE.

Linda Smith
Michigan Resident

May 27, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 31rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

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

January 15, 2013

Merry Christmas, Trooper DeVries, to you and your family.
Thank you for your sacrifice.

May God's peace be with you this holiday season!

Michigan State Police

December 14, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on this day.

Connecticut State Police

July 22, 2009


We in the 90th will never forget you and will always remember your smile. Every time I drive through Mt. Pleasant I cannot help but think of what you brought to the post.

Always and Forever

Member of the 90th

Member of the 90th

February 10, 2009

It has been 26 years since the end of your watch and you have not been forgotten. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Michigan. Rest in peace my sister.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

July 22, 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
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

November 15, 2007

What a wonderful site to be able to read reflections. It means so much to know that Vicki has not been forgotten by others that were not her blood family.

Vicki, we miss you, love you and have not forgotten you. We will see you one day soon.

Love, Maureen

Maureen Hayes

October 15, 2007

You will never be forgotten Vick--


March 14, 2007

Rest in peace Blue Angel...May we never forget your sacrifice....May God Grant your Family, Fellow Troopers and Friends Peace, on this 24th anniversary of your passing.....

Officer Debra Mcfall Ross
East Buffalo Twp Police Dept, Lewisburg, Pa.

July 22, 2004

We honor the memory of Trooper DeVries.

FBI Agents Association - Detroit Chapter

Rest easy are a true hero to us all.


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