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Trooper Richard L. Hedges

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Saturday, July 11, 1942

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Reflections for Trooper Richard L. Hedges

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 11, 2020

I am a Court Clerk for the Village of Owego, NY. As I was cleaning out some file cabinets, I came across a very old Webster's Dictionary with Richard L. Hedge's name on it that he apparently got for Christmas in 1926. Would like to pass it on to his family if they are interested in having it. Does anyone know how I would get in touch with them?
Diane Gregory
Court Clerk
Owego Village Court

Diane Gregory, Court Clerk
Owego Village Court

October 10, 2014

Trooper Hedges,
Sir, it has been 71 years since your End of Watch but you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New York. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 1, 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 71rst 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 Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 5, 2013

I said a little prayer today for Trooper Hedges and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

July 7, 2009

Gone but not forgotten. RIP sir.

March 19, 2008

Sir: Your life and contributions to this world will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, Trooper Hedges.

June 29, 2005

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