Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman James P. Gardner

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, February 28, 1948

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Reflections for Patrolman James P. Gardner

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman James P. Gardner of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 63 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

February 28, 2021

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman James P. Gardner of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 63 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

February 28, 2019

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman James P. Gardner of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 63 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

February 28, 2018

Patrolman Gardner,
On today, the 69th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a LEO but for our Country as well when you served with the USN during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 28, 2017

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 64th 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 28, 2012

IN HONORE CASORUM
Gone, but not forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
GCRTAPD

February 28, 2012

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

You are never forgotten

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

K.L.

February 28, 2009

Today on the 60th anniversary of your death, we pause and say a prayer for you.
Rest in peace Sir, you are not forgotten.
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (911 retired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Town of Oconomowoc

February 28, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

February 22, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION

Van Den Berghe
MANCHESTER, NH

February 21, 2008

I attended the Ohio State Highway Patrol's memorial service for the first time this past May and was moved by the dedication the Patrol has for remembering it's fallen officers. I was also greatly moved by the number of family members who come back year after year to honor their loved ones...some who have died over 50 years ago.

My boyfriend is a trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. I have always been proud of his job and his affiliation with the Patrol, but am even more so after attending the service. People always use the "words" "you will never be forgotten. The family of OSHP live by those words.

Becky Muncy, widow of Sgt. Marc Muncy
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Franklin County

September 21, 2007

Never forgotten, Trooper!

Chaplain Jim Taylor
Fresno County Sheriff's Department

August 22, 2007

We salute you for your bravery and service to the citizens of the State of Ohio. You will never be forgotten by your brothers in blue.

Rest in peace.

Lois Rao
Surviving Mother of
SCHP Senior Trooper Michael J. Rao
End of Watch June 12, 2002

Lois Rao
Surviving Mother

October 17, 2005

Patrolman Gardner you are remembered Brother.

Sr. Trooper Keith Miller (Ret)
Oregon State Police

July 29, 2004

I honor you Patrolman Gardner. You gave your "all." I respectfully challenge your OHP brother and sister Troopers to insure that no fallen member of your organization be without an OHP reflection. Thank you. With brotherly love and respect, Jim Crotty (Former Richmond, VA Police Officer.)

Jim Crotty, Special Agent (Ret.) ATF
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms

July 28, 2004

I agree with a previous writer who wrote “No officer’s death should be without reflection.” I hope the perpetrator has been sentenced to the most severe penalty. It is an honor to be the first to leave a reflection in your memory. May the memory of your service, heroism and sacrifice remain forever. AC

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

May 5, 2004

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