Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Jason Edward White

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Thursday, December 30, 1993

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Reflections for Officer Jason Edward White

Happy Birthday...we never have or will forget you.

Lori Sickle

April 29, 2014

The memory of that cold miserable night in 1D is still with me to this day. Not a day goes bye that I dont remember. A toast and a shot of Jameson to you Jason. Till next year

1D then UMPD now

December 27, 2013

The night that you were killed, I was an eleven year old little girl and my address was 251 14th Street, Kentucky Courts. I still remember hearing the shots, and then leaving my apartment to go to school the next morning, seeing a lot of blood in the snow near that alley where you were killed. Those sights and sounds still haunt me and I remember my eleven year old mind trying to imagine how you might've celebrated Christmas a few days earlier or what your last thoughts were before your life was so viciously taken away from you. I am not a fan of the MPD by any means but no one deserves the death that coward chose for you. My heart still aches today for your family, friends, and anybody who knew and loved you. Rest in Peace.

T. Flannagan

October 23, 2013

Too many years, and too many I'm sorry! I miss you, we all do!! Rest in peace. All my thoughts I close.

love Me

Lori Sickle

December 28, 2012

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 24, 2012

Looking at this site because I've been thinking about you a lot lately. Please know that even though time marches on, you are not and never will be forgotten. Your son misses you more and more as he gets older -- wishes he could have known you. I always loved you and I still do. Grandma

Just Grandma

April 20, 2012

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

Officer 11169

February 5, 2012

Hello Jason,
I'm thinking about you my old friend on this day. I remember entering the police academy together! 90-9 rocked! We were fortunate enough to both be assigned to the 1st district working the same shift although different sectors. Our boy Houston (Alvis) always made sure we all hung out after the academy. I still remember getting the call from another classmate (Ofc. Myra Wheeler) to learn of your death. I was devastated but I always honor your memory! I miss you my friend! Your spirit lives on!

Kevin Williams - Former MPDC Officer
Retired Criminal Investigator - Santa Clara County - San Jose, CA

December 31, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 18 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.

You will always be honored and revered as time never diminishes, I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I am sure that you are proud of your son for becoming a fine young man and your wife who raised him so well. Dylan, you and yuor family are in y heart's embrace today. I wish you great success in pursuing your academic and career goals, Dylan.

Rest In Peace

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

December 30, 2011

Hi Dylan – I grew up with your father (Jason) in Landover Hills, MD. We attended the same schools (graduates of Fairmont Heights). We took the MPDC entry exam together and joined the police department about the same time.

Should you want to know more about his life please let me know and provide a way for me to contact you.


Former MPDC Officer Kenny Carter #3644

Kenny Carter
Childhood Friend and Co-Worker

November 7, 2011

Hey, I don't really know what to say. This is you're son Dylan, I'm 18 now. I've been really wanting to say something ever since I found this. Ever since I knew about you I've wanted to become a police office ha. You've blessed with the HERO's program to pay for my college, I would like to thank you for that. I would have loved to meet you, though when i think about you; i miss you and hurts just as much as if I did. I Love You - Your son, Dylan

Dylan Wright

February 5, 2011

Ofc. White, never knew you personally, but I was an Airman stationed at Bolling AFB in DC at the time you were murdered. I remember it being all over the news and reading about it in the papers at the time. I just want to say rest in peace and God bless. Thank you for your service...

Dispatcher Kevin Jefferson
United States Park Police

January 20, 2010

I remember this incident when I was 13 years old growing up in DC and as a Law Enforcement Explorer at 4D. It was a dark sad time for law enforcement in the Nation's Capitol. I just remember them saying you never even had a chance to get your weapon out when this coward just gunned you down. Before this incident I was fascinated with MPDC because of the uniform, cars, gun belts, and etc. This incident helped me realize what it really could mean to be a law enforcement officer. Officer White you are not forgotten and I will honor your memory and your ultimate sacrifice for the rest of my life. God Bless you Sir

Police Officer First Class
Prince George's County Maryland

November 7, 2009

Thank you for your service to the citizens of the District. Thank you, also, for your courageous service and sacrifice.

PSO CW Edwards
North Augusta Dept. of Public Safety (SC)

September 25, 2009

I remember in elementary school that we used to talk about our dads and brag on them big time. Both of our dads were D.C. police officers and boy were we proud of them.
I remember even then that you wanted to be an officer. You looked forward to the day that you could join the force. The day I heard the news that you had been killed made me cry, you had finally found your dream and it was stolen from you. But you had found your dream, something you had wanted for a very long time and in that I was happy for you.
You will never be forgotten

Janet(Maksin) Lynch

July 7, 2008

Jason you are not forgotten each year my husband and I place something special by your name, we etched your name on a piece of paper and also gave it to one of your mom and dads friends. Rest in piece we will continue to remember you and take care of your memory. My husband still remembers that night and the time at the hosiptal with your family, while I'm sure with everything going on they don't remember him you will always be in our memory. You are honored every police week by us and of course you are also honored every christmas we place a special christmas ornament with your badge number and name on the tree in front of headquarters. Forever touched...

May 24, 2008

Today is Peace Officers Memorial Day. I sent out a message at work, because there are so many people who don't know about this special day, but our family knows it all too well. Today we honor you, Jason, but we miss you and think of you EVERY DAY. You were the one who lit up a room when you walked in, and your presence is so deeply missed.

Amy Key
Jason's Cousin

May 15, 2008

Just a note to remind you that you are not forgotten. Your brothers and sisters with MPDC continue to remember you and honor your memory. You were taken far to young, but God must have needed a good Man on that December night. I can still remember that rainy night when my husband learned of your death. He had only been on the force 4 years also and was assigned to 1D -- your death shook him to his very core but made him work even harder to be the best officer he could be. You continue to be missed every day.

wife of MPDC officer

February 22, 2008

On many a bone chilling and dark winters night, as i see my breath, and feel the cold crawling up my neck, I can't help but remember that horrible December night 14 years ago at Kentucky Courts. So long ago, yet still seems like yesterday. You fought the good fight Jason!

friend/former USPP

February 4, 2008



December 29, 2007

The Thin Blue Line

They protected us from day to day
So our families and children can safely play
Sacrificed their lives with no despair
So we could be safe and go anywhere
No matter the trouble, that came along
These officers were always strong
Through the good and the bad
Fighting crime
They will always represent
The thin blue line
Let’s all stop and think
For those who sacrificed
And for each name engraved on the mighty wall of fate
Their ghost’s walks the beat on each city street; you’ll find them at each rookie’s side, guiding them on that thin blue line!

To protect and Serve

November 9, 2007

Dear Jason,

I met your parents recently, what an honor and a blessing. They came to Roane County to ride in the Fallen Officers Memorial Ride. Your mom had picked up one of the memorial t-shirts and was looking at the names and I walked over and pointed out my son's name on it and she said her son was also a fallen officer. It was "one of those moments", because I had not done that to anyone else that was looking at the shirts. It was meant to be and I thank you and Matt for making it happen. Your mom and dad were so loving and supportive to Matt's dad and me in the short time we had to visit. There was an instant bond of love and pride in the blessing of having you two as our beautiful sons, and the pain and unbelievable loss of living without you........but that as an honor and testament to your lives we can and will go on.

I honor you Jason,your life and your dedication, and the joy that you brought to this life by being you.


Linda Rittenhouse, Matt's Mom
Matthew Rittenhouse, EOW 9/16/2004

November 6, 2007

My prayers are with you and your family.

Former N.H. Police Officer
Fauquier County, VA

October 1, 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
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

September 27, 2007

Your kind words about Jason fills my heart with joy and the knowledge that he brought happiness to others as well as his family. Jason was everything a Son should be, he loved life and lived it to the fullest.
Nikki; I did baby sit in the area for several years and I did care for a Nikki; God bless you and keep you safe.
God bless you my Son,
Love Mom

Martha White

September 7, 2007

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