Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Elza P. Fitzpatrick, Jr.

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Thursday, December 6, 1956

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Reflections for Officer Elza P. Fitzpatrick, Jr.

Still in our hearts. I thank you for your service. Your life was a life of service. May God bless you and your family. Blue & Gold all the way.

State Traffic Officer 7185.
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

December 6, 2021

Monday will be sixty five years since you were taken from your family, I know because I was born in October of 56 . I never knew you but have always carried pride for the man who is my Grandfather. One day we will meet. Love you grandpa. James

James David Brooks

December 4, 2021

"Pat" lived down the street from us in Whittier, CA. On December 6 1956, my Dad and I were out when we met with Pat. He was heading home for dinner at the time. Imagine the thrill for this nine-year-old boy, when Pat gave me a ride home in his patrol car.

My parents sat me down the next day and told me he'd been killed in the line of duty later that night.

I never forgot him nor did I forget the circumstances that took his life. There's no question he inspired me to survive.

Deputy Carl McLelland, 0468, retired
Washoe Co. Sheriff's Office, Reno, NV

February 27, 2021

He was my uncle Bud. Terrible loss for His family.

Sam Henzel

December 28, 2020

Semper Fi’s been 64 Years since you gave your life for your brothers and sisters in our beloved Blue & Gold and the citizens of California. You will be with us forever. May God bless you and your family. Rest in Peace.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

December 6, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May the coward who took your life rot and suffer.

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

December 6, 2017

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 53rd 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

December 6, 2009

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

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

No fellow California law enforcement personnel killed in the line-of-duty, should be forgotten.

Officer Fitzpatrick, may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor

December 6, 2007

I take great pride in sharing your last
name. God Bless

Retired Sgt. Thomas J. Fitzpatrick
Fairfax Co. Police Virginia

June 30, 2005

Rest in peace my brother.

Police Officer
Burlington Township PD NJ

January 16, 2005

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