Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Charles Dewitt Hammond

Muskegon Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, October 31, 1925

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Reflections for Detective Charles Dewitt Hammond

Rest in peace Detective Hammond.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 30, 2021

I am Det Hammond’s great grandson. His daughter Ferol was my grandma. Her first child was Jane who is my mom. I'm a US history teacher on Utah, and share this story with my students. It teaches them to appreciate your ancestry. I have had the privilege to take my children to his lodge and gravesite. What an honor to have such a courageous grandpa.

Brian Critchett, LTC, US Army, Ret.
Great grandson.

October 23, 2021

Rest in peace on this anniversary date of your death brother. We will take it from here.

Sergeant Jon Baker
Muskegon Police Department

October 31, 2015

Rest in peace Uncle Charlie. Your memory continues in the family.

Barbara Turner
First cousin twice removed

October 27, 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 89th anniversary year 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 8, 2014

I was checking on the internet about my grandfather, Charles Dewitt Hammond. I am the youngest child of Charles Douglas Hammond, along with one living sister, Marilyn Hammond Wever. We are proud of our grandfather, and I have visited the memorial statue in Muskegon just last year.
I heard about him all my life, and would have liked to have met him.

Duane B. Hammond

December 26, 2013

I am also his great-great grandaughter. Such a small world! It is a neat story, although sad that he left behind family members too soon.

Sara Dutcher
Great-Great Grandaughter

April 18, 2013

I am so proud to call you a Hero of our family thank you so much for your selflessness and courage.Though I never would have gotten the chance to know you you stories and memories will live on ecspecially in the hearts of the families you touched.

Stephanie Hills
Great Great Grandaughter

May 17, 2012

Although I will never know if I ever would have had the chance to meet you, just knowing of you has been a sense of pride, and even though fate never allowed us the opportunity to meet, the stories and your memory will live on forever in our hearts and in our minds.

Karen Hills
great granddaughter

April 1, 2009

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service, this writer is pleased that you were able to serve jsutice on your own behalf.

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 29, 2007

We have not forgotten you, thank you for your sacrifice, and selfless service.

Jason Doorenbos-Parry-Owner
Colorado Springs Security

September 11, 2007

So many years have passed. Let me say thank you you are a hero. Rest easy now my brother

Tim Jones Patrol
Chandler, Texas Police

July 18, 2007

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