Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Leslie P. Hollers

Rapid City Police Department, South Dakota

End of Watch Monday, September 16, 1985

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Reflections for Patrolman Leslie P. Hollers

Don't let others forget.

S Haywood

August 5, 2021

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

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

September 16, 2020

We still love you and miss you so much. We thank God for the time that you were with us. While you were with us we thank you for the respect and admiration that you instilled in our hearts for law enforcement that we still hold in our hearts today. We know you are in Heaven and we will see you soon. We are so happy that you left behind a baby son that has blessed us so much. In our eyes, and many others, you are a good cop and a hero. May God bless and protect all of your law enforcement brothers.

Larry and Janice Hollers

September 17, 2012

We thank God for you, Les, and the time that we had with you.While you were alive you gave us a deep love and admiration for law enforcement that we carry to this day. We know that you are in Heaven and we'll get to see you soon. Until then know that we love and miss you. Your parents, Larry and Janice Hollers.

Larry and Janice Hollers

September 17, 2012

Thank you for your service. Your family continues to be in our thoughts and prayers. Today on the anniversary of your untimely death, we say extra prayers for you and your family. RIP Brother.

Retired SD State Trooper

September 16, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 25th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

September 16, 2010

Rest in peace. It's been 25 years, however, you will never be forgotten.


September 16, 2010

Patrolman Hollers, GOD BLESS & Rest In Peace! Thank You for your service and I am SO sorry that the justice system let you down. You will NEVER be FORGOTTEN!!!!

Detention Deputy G. Carew
Seminole CO. Sheriff's Office, FL J.E.P.C.F.

February 26, 2009

"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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

January 24, 2008

God Bless you sir for your service to Rapid City PD. You are gone, but not forgotten. Rest in Peace.

Sgt. Jim May
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept. Charlotte, NC (ret)

December 29, 2007

You have been remembered and missed for many years. May all that you touched continue to move forward until the day we meet again.

P.O. George Dunn
Chicago Police Department

December 17, 2006

Rest easy, brother. I am sorry that the very system you gave your life for failed you. Never forgotten.....A hero lives forever.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

September 16, 2003

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