Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Frances Irene Galvin

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

End of Watch Friday, May 25, 1979

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Reflections for Trooper Frances Irene Galvin

Trooper Frances Galvin will never be forgotten; RIP.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

June 15, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 40th anniversary of your EOW. Never forgotten.

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

May 25, 2019

Rest in peace Trooper Galvin. A Mountain High heroine!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 17, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 25, 2018

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 25, 2015

I am Frances niece, Connie, thank you all for your kind words. She is still missed! I now live in Oklahoma on a road named Galvin Drive. Which we bought in May of 91. I still think of her when writing my address. When my husband found this place, I knew it was the right one. I remember her well and miss the trips we use to take to CO when I was a child. In Loving Memories, Connie

Connie
Niece to Renee

January 16, 2013

Trooper Galvan,
On today, the 33rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Colorado. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol

May 25, 2012

Rest in Peace, Trooper Galvin. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 24, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 31rst 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 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 hold your family in my heart's embrace today and pray for their solace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

May 25, 2010

Trooper Galvin - You were a pioneer and we are worse off for your loss. Three Fridays ago, on a very rainy morning, I was in the State Assembly chambers when your name was read off as one of the almost 250 others, during a motion regarding this month's Police Memorial week. I stood next to CSP Chief Wolfinbarger who acknowledged the mention of each and every CSP member.

Thank you for your service to the people of Colorado.
May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

May 10, 2010

You are a pioneer for all women in law enforcement. I am honored to wear the same uniform. I am from Pueblo and have driven past where you were struck hundreds of times. I think of you often. Thank you for your service, and may God hold you in His arms.

Trooper Berry
CSP

February 3, 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
Sergeant
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 9, 2007

05/23/04

You are not forgotten Trooper Galvin. Rest in peace.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

May 24, 2004

GOD bless this fine woman, her family, friends, & coworkers! Know that she is in a far better place where there is no more pain and sorrow. It is up to us to live good and productive lives so that we can see her and all of our loved ones again when we too go home. Until then ...

Deputy Sheriff
Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Mom,
I love you and miss you very much!
You are my Hero.

Denise-daughter

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