Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Fred Guffey

Alcoa Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, August 31, 1952

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Reflections for Patrolman Fred Guffey

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 31, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Guffey.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 11, 2020

Patrolman Fred Guffey will never ever be forgotten. His service to the State of Tennessee and to the city of Alcoa will always be appreciated. May his soul rest in Heaven, and may God bless his family.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

April 11, 2018

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 26, 2017

Officer Guffey was a family fiend. When he saw me in my yard he would often stop and talk to me (I was 4 1/2 yrs old). He would let me sit in his patrol car. If he saw me (or any kid) playing in the street he would stop and tell us how dangerous that was.

My family was planning on going to his house for lunch when we learned that he had been murdered. Its a lunch date we did not keep.

I don't know if my memories of Officer Guffey are real or if they were kept alive by my Mom and Dad. In either case, he was a good Cop and a reminder that there is always a gun involved with a Cop deals with a suspect.

RIP Offer Guffey and thank you for protecting me, a kid living on Cherry Street, Alcoa, TN

Bill Blake, Chief Ragner, ret.
National Park Service

March 10, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 22, 2013

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

December 4, 2012

The sacrifices of the past help secure the peace of today and tomorrow. We honor your service. Rest in peace, brother.

Blount County S.O.

March 8, 2007

Patrolman Guffey,
On today, the 54th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served in the U.S. Army during WWII.



August 31, 2006



August 31, 2005

May you have found peace and gone to a better place than this. Rest in Peace.

Chief of Police Charles R. Orth
Larned, Kansas Police Department

June 15, 2005

RIP brother, you are not forgotten.

December 23, 2003

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