Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Gerald Boehlert

Utica Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, November 20, 1992

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Reflections for Sergeant Gerald Boehlert

Jerry was a real cop. I worked with him, I respected him and I shed a tear when he passed.

I recently moved back to the Utica area and think of him when I am in the neighborhood where he went down.

Only the Good Die Young.

Retired LEO

May 5, 2019

Sergeant Gerald Boehlert will never ever be forgotten. May your soul rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

February 19, 2018

Missing you! Your children and grandchildren have grown into fine adults. You would be so proud. Xo.

Sally servello

July 15, 2017

I said a little prayer today for Sergeant Boehlert and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

November 19, 2015

Jerry, Ross Riley-NYSP is enroute. He's a good guy


November 20, 2013

jerry i love you and miss you tommy take care of greg

tommy boehlert

September 7, 2013

Thank you for your dedicated service to others. You will never be forgotten as true heroes never die.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

November 20, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 17th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 20, 2009

"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

December 20, 2007

rest in peace

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 29, 2007



May 23, 2007

Sergeant Boehlert was easy to respect and easy to like. A hard working honest Conscientious Professional Law enforcement Officer. I for one will always recall how much of a pleasure it was to serve and work with him. May God Bless all of his family and friends. Thanks Gerry!

Tom Bogaert Retired

November 14, 2006

Uncle Jerry,

I still can not forget that November morning when my mother told me the news. You will always have a special place in my heart and will never be forgotten


David Mankad

May 9, 2006

Gerald after all of these years you are still remembered as a hero! God bless you sir.

Ofcr. Dan Winger

March 14, 2005

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