Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolwoman Kathleen Garcia

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, March 28, 1981

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Reflections for Patrolwoman Kathleen Garcia

Rest easy in heaven

Mark Mottola

March 28, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolwoman Garcia.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 27, 2019

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

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 28, 2018

God bless you and your family still Kathy.
I only learned of your murder recently when visiting my childhood home across the street from your home - where you were killed. Your family babysat me when I was little...your age. Ironic that in such a rough neighborhood, 3 of the 4 houses on that corner would have children who would become police officers (including myself) and 1 of the neighbors would be your accused killer. In that sense, in spite of your murder, the good guys win. Thank you to you and you family for your sacrifice.

Randy Patrick
SPO (ret)

November 10, 2013

Rest in Peace, Patrolwoman Garcia. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 25, 2012

Kathy, May your soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace!

Philip J. Harrington
Denver Police Academy classmate

September 6, 2011

May God Bless and comfort all your friends and family and may you one day be reunited with all those who love and miss you. Thank you for your dedication and for your service. In thanksgiving and honor of you, Patrolwoman Garcia,on the 30th anniversary of your death.


March 28, 2011

Patrolwoman Garcia - You were the first woman on DPD to fall in the line-of-duty. I would like to think you'll be the only, but that's not the nature of the profession we've chosen. Four Fridays ago, I stood in the State Assembly chambers when you name was one of almost 250 read off during a motion regarding this month's Peace Officer Memorial Week - you are not forgotten.

Thank you for your service to the people of the City of Denver and the State 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 14, 2010

dear officer garcia
It brings tear's to my eyes that another hero was so tragically taken way to early & by a spineless pathetic excuse for a human being.May you rest in peace & know that your in a better place.RIP


August 30, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 28th 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 28, 2009

Thank you for your service and God Bless you. May you rest in peace.

I hope that the killer who took you from your loved ones gets caught and justice will be served.


October 5, 2008

The coward may have gotten away that day, but justice will be served, There will be a higher Judge to pass sentence.
God Bless Kathleen Garcia, her family and all of her loved ones.
If her murderer is reading this, you need to turn yourself in now, that is the only way you can be forgiven in the eyes of God.

Fairfax County Police (VA) Retired

July 18, 2008

Thankyou for your service and sacrifice. You will never be forgotten


April 2, 2008

Officer Garcia it has been twenty-seven years since the end of your watch and you are not forgotten. God bless you and your loved ones. Rest in peace my sister.

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

March 28, 2008



February 26, 2008

Rest in peace my sister in blue. We know that you continue to walk Heaven's beat protecting over us here. God bless your family, friends, and co-workers with the Denver Police Department.

Sr. Officer D. Johns
City of Sandy Springs Police, Georgia

January 22, 2008

The fool thinks he/she escaped justice. There is a higher judge that will pass judgement. God rest your soul, maam!

October 24, 2007

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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

September 24, 2007

Never to be forgotten! God Bless the Garcia family & friends.

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD Fla.

August 27, 2007

You are not forgotten.

Former Police Officer (Dist.Hghts. MD)

March 28, 2007

May you have sweet sleep and may the person who took your life know this - G-d is watching you and you will have to face Him.

March 28, 2007

On this date twenty-five years ago someone committed this cowardly act. May we never forget this Warriors sacrifice. Rest in Peace Blue Angel. You will not be forgotten....

Officer Debra McFall Ross
East Buffalo Twp P.D. Lewisburg, Pa.

March 28, 2006

We will always be on the look out for the coward who did this. Rest in peace.


May 8, 2005

How sad... mankind can be so reprehensible...

A Million Times

A million times we've needed you,
A million times we've cried.
If love alone could've saved you,
You would have never died.
In life we loved you dearly,
In death we love you still.
In our hearts you hold a place,
No one else could ever fill.
It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you didn't go alone.
Part of us went with you,
The day God took you home.

March 3, 2005

~~~To those I Love and Those Who Love Me~~~

When I am gone, release me, Let me go
I have so many things to see and do.
You mustn't tie yourself to me with tears,
Be happy that we had so many years.

I gave you my love, you can only guess
How much you gave to me in happiness.
I thank you for the love you each have shown,
But now it's time I traveled alone.

So grieve a while if indeed you must
Then let your grief be comforted by trust.
It's only for a while that we must part
So bless the memories within your heart,

I won't be far away, for life goes on
So if you need me, call and I will come
Though you can't see or touch me, I'll be near
And if you listen with your heart, you'll
Hear all of my love around you soft and clear

And when you must come this way alone,
I'll greet you with a smile and say,
"Welcome Home"

January 20, 2005

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