Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Elmer H. Griffin

San Gabriel Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, February 7, 1926

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Reflections for Police Officer Elmer H. Griffin

Thank you for your service and today we take the time to remind you and your family that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 24, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Griffin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 22, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

February 7, 2018

God bless you Officer Elmer H. Griffin and thank you for your service to the City of San Gabriel. Although I never had the opportunity to work with you, I try to honor your memory each day by proudly serving the San Gabriel community. Rest in Peace, we have the watch now.

Officer Jim Drabos
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

June 15, 2016

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

Officer 11169

January 22, 2012

Amazing dedication to his job, right up to the end. You are an inspiration sir, and you are not forgotten.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 7, 2011

I want to honor Officer Griffin today for his heroism and bravery this day while escorting 4 criminals to the jail. It is especially unfortunate that this killer should have been behind bars to begin with. Thank you for your willingness to serve and for putting yourself on the line for the greater good. There is no higher calling, and you are remembered today. Love and kind thoughts to your family.

Stanley Phillips
Ret. Reserve Officer, WA State

March 10, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Looking at your picture, I can see you were a handsome young your mother must have missed her cherished child.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mother of Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05


February 7, 2009

RIP.You will not be forgotten.


October 20, 2008


Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

February 5, 2008

You will not be forgotten Officer Griffin . . . I will always honor you, your name, your service and your ultimate sacrifice. May God hold you close blue angel. With brotherly love and respect, Jim Crotty (Former Richmond, VA Police Officer).

Special Agent Jim Crotty
ATF (Retired)

March 4, 2004

No officer should be without a reflection. This almost sounds like a movie. I'm sure back in the 1920's, police work was quite different. Police work progresses with the change in times and society. Your ability to shoot despite your mortal wounds is proof to all us out there taht sheer will can work miracles. The power of prayer, the power of "I"m not going to die", can move mountains at times. You're not forgotten, Ofc. Griffin. Your picture shows how human you were. Let's not forget.

PO3 K. McKenna
Montgomery County (MD) Police

February 21, 2004

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