Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent Herman Edward Hollis

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, November 27, 1934

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Reflections for Special Agent Herman Edward Hollis

May your bravery and memory never be forgotten. Wish I would have gotten to meet you. Proud of who you were.

Craig Elwell
Great nephew. Your brother, Louis Eldora, was my Grandfather.

December 5, 2020

Special Agent Herman Hollis :
It is so sad that the name of Baby Face Nelson is so known. It is your name Special Agent Herman Hollis
that should be known. You are a hero and a man to be looked up to. May you rest in peace and thank you and your family for the ultimate sacrifice. WE are a better people today because you walked among us yesterday.

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 26, 2015

A true Hero, RIP Sir. Thank you for your bravery and service.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

January 31, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 27, 2011

May Dad be sitting next to you in heaven he missed you so much. I never got to know you, I wish you knew what a HERO you were or how much history was made that day... Hopefully father and son are finally at peace. R.I.P

Maureen Hollis Miranda

August 2, 2010

You were a brave man and are not forgotten.



November 24, 2009

We will always remember you and may you always rest in peace.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

November 28, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, nh

November 27, 2007

don,t worry herman thy got dillnger

mevin purvis f.b.i

October 4, 2007

Know that your sacrifice was not in vain and you will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

April 22, 2007

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Special Agent Herman E. Hollis deserves our appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifice. No greater love has a man than the will to give his life for another. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Special Agent Herman E. Hollis is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas Doyle
FBI NAC 06-18

November 11, 2006

70 years ago today FBI agents Herman Hollis and Samuel Cowley lost their lives serving their
country. Their heroic actions on that day were the highest examples of selflessness in the face of great danger.

Although the world has turned many times since their passing, and with it the face of law enforcement, the common bond of doing one's duty is still as strong today as it was then.

All of our shifts today are dedicated to these great men.


Chief of Police / Olen M. Young
Wauneta PD Nebraska

November 27, 2004


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. Any officer who dies in the line of duty will always be remembered for his sacrifice. You died a hero. Rest in peace Agent Hollis.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

June 7, 2004

Because of you and your dedication to Law Enforcement, one of the most ruthless criminals of our time finally was stopped. Thank you for all you did and may you rest in peace for eternity. Godspeed my brother.

Sarpy County Sheriffs Office, Nebraska

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