Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Robert Craig Gillespie

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, June 8, 1962

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Reflections for Trooper Robert Craig Gillespie

Trooper Gillespie, you are not forgotten by the men and women of the New England law enforcement community. RIP

Michael Kane
Retired Detective, Boston Police Department

June 19, 2024

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

June 8, 2015

I've gotten to know one of your grandsons well through the last year, and he has shared many stories about you. You are an inspiration to us all!

Brandon Farias

November 18, 2014

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

Officer 11169

March 13, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th 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

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

June 23, 2012

Wish I could have meet you

Firefighter Paul Gillespie
NSA Crane FD / Grandson

May 15, 2012

Trooper Gillespie is Signal 14 among us. Thanks brother!

Deputy Randy Bennett
Henry County Sheriff's Dept. (Indiana)

June 8, 2010

Gone but never forgotten,Thank you for your service.


October 4, 2008

Just want to thank those of you who have left a reflection in my fathers memory. If anyone out there knew my father or worked with him please e-mail

J. Scott Gillespie

September 14, 2007

Trooper Gillespie,
On the 45th anniversary of your passing, we still mourn.
Please provide aerial support for us all.
Rest in Peace.

Deputy Randy Bennett
Henry County Sheriff's Dept. (Indiana)

June 8, 2007

Trooper Gillespie, as the wife of a retired Trooper I am always amazed at the people who completely ignore the lights and sirens of not only police officers, but also fire trucks and ambulances. Apparently if you are not on the way to assist them, then their attitude is that you can wait for them to get where they are going.

Thank you for your service. Please continue to watch over your family.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

July 18, 2006

Our Greatest Fear
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again, I hold back a tear.
They patrol in the state, city, county and town,
in uniforms colored white, green, blue and brown.
The shape of their badges may vary,
but it’s a symbol that they all, proudly carry.
They leave for work with a kiss goodbye,
but some don’t come home, no matter how hard they try.
To uphold the law is the job that they pick,
with such high aspirations, why must some die so quick?
They leave behind loved ones, family and friends,
after their lives have met tragic ends.
Some die in crashes, others hearts not too stout,
too many have been lost when gunshots ring out.
Our Heavenly Father has called them home,
no more these dark streets do they roam.
Through trial and error they have given their best,
please Lord, now grant them eternal rest.
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
" Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again I hold back a tear.

Master Trooper Dave “Stumpy” Miller

Indiana State Police Dist 13

December 19, 2005

God bless, Bob.....from a fellow Hoosier.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

February 24, 2004

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