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Lieutenant Luther F. Fails

Alabama Department of Corrections, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, March 12, 1974

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Reflections for Lieutenant Luther F. Fails

Lt. Fails,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy

Fair Winds And Following Seas

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 12, 2024

i grew up with officer fails and his 2 boys and girl he was a great man and a terrible loss to alabama prison system and mostly more to his family

c.o.1 ronald johnson
correctional officer1,holman corr. center

August 29, 2015

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

October 31, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 38th 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 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know their pride and pain are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your daughter for sharing her memories and devotion to you through her reflections.

Rest In Peace.

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

March 12, 2012

Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

March 12, 2012

Lieutenant Luther F. Fails was a very kind hearted and loving person. Died an unfortunate death. Unfortunate for those he worked for and most of all for those that loved him. I can not express in words how if he had lived he would have enriched our lives. He will never be forgotten. Its good to read what other say about him. An honor to be one of his daughters

Cornelia Mills

January 26, 2012

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 12, 2010

As my career's end is coming closer, I decided to check and find those who had lost their lives during the year that I was hired. While it's been a long time since your passing, I'm sure those you left behind and those whom with you served with distinction have kept you alive in their memories. Thank you for your service and for looking out for us who continue in our chosen profession. Rest in peace Lt. Fails!

Sgt. Robert Mau Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 16, 2008



March 12, 2008

As we approach the anniversary of his death, we pause to honor the memory of Lt. Fails and acknowledge the ultimate sacrifice he paid.

May he never be forgotten.

Major D.W. Warren
Montgomery Police Dept. - Montgomery, AL

March 9, 2007

Rest in Peace, Lt. Fails. You are not forgotten.

Officer 11169

September 4, 2006

You are not forgotten brother.

Andi-Criminal Justice Student

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