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Park Police Officer Howard Shao Wai Huang

Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation Police, California

End of Watch Sunday, March 11, 1984

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Reflections for Park Police Officer Howard Shao Wai Huang

Officer Huang,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 11, 2024

Meade Huang My husband is also his son he was 3 years of age when this happened also never meet his father side of you or any family member see this please email me to contact his son Markee Huang [email protected] thanks

Markee huang son

March 14, 2023

Hi. My name is Meade. I am the youngest son to Howard. I have never had the pleasure of meeting anyone from my dad's side. I have been looking for my siblings since I was 12 years old. I was just a year and a half when our dad was taken from us. I would love to reach out and meet any of my siblings. Thank you to the department for never giving up on his case.

Meade Huang

May 17, 2022

Looking for family members


July 17, 2021

My husband is Howard huang long lost son markee huang I would love to contact Jason huang

Markee huang

August 4, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Huang.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 14, 2019

It sooo very nice to see what has everybody has to say about my father. I hope to meet everyone who knew my dad and hear stories especially family I have never met which I would LOVE to meet.

Jason Huang

June 30, 2018

RIP Sir. We still have you in our thoughts.

Deputy Sheriff LASD

March 11, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. May the cowards that took your life rot and suffer in this life and the next.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 11, 2018

Hey Howard,
Just letting you know I haven't forgotten you & sorry I never met your family. I hope to see & meet someone from your family at this years LASD Memorial Day event.

Police Officer
Los Angeles County Housing Authority Police/Academy Classmate

May 5, 2017

You are still in our memories and thoughts. To his family, he will never be forgotten.

Deputy Sheriff LASD

March 11, 2017

Officer Huang, as the only LOD death in a now defunct agency, you would be unique, but from some of the posts above, you were unique for very positive reasons. We can only speculate and hope that true justice was faced by your cowardly murderers as we acknowledge the 31st anniversary of that vicious crime.

For your loved ones at home, no doubt each day that has passed since has been one of sadness. Time heals all wounds, they say, but some wounds never really heal, they just sort of seem that way on the surface but down deep, they are as fresh as the day they came into existence.

For your professional family, for you and for all our Brothers and Sisters who have gone before us, it's heartbreaking to know that, every day, we wait for new wounds to erupt, hoping it doesn't happen, hoping that "Maybe today, every officer in every jurisdiction and on every job, gets through without a scratch." Even if we don't know you, never met you, never heard of you until seeing this website or visiting the Memorial in D.C., we still hurt and we still mourn your death and celebrate your life. You are family.

God Bless and may you eternally Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

March 11, 2015

I never knew Officer Huang. In fact, he passed away before I was born. Every shift, I walk by his photo hung on the wall at our Station, sometimes glacing up at it and thinking about the man I never met. This is just another example in the law enforcement family that our fallen heros will never be forgotten. May his memory live on in his loved one's hearts.

Deputy Brittany Fraser
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

March 10, 2015

Officer Huang you are still a big part of South Parks Station, I pass you picture on our wall every day and think of you and your family.

Your killer(s) are not forgotten, we will continue the pursuit of them till justice is served.

Sergeant B

March 10, 2015

It is truly my honor to ride on behalf of Howard and his family at the 2014 Police Unity Tour, wish me luck!!!

Sergeant Sam Gong

May 9, 2014

God bless sir, I'll say a prayer for you and your family.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

March 13, 2014

Youll trully be missed ,love you with my heart

Marshe Huang

December 2, 2013

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 11, 2010

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

Officer 11169

October 23, 2009

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 who was murdered in the 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 Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 11, 2009

I knew Howie when we both worked at J.C. Penny's. I remember his white volkswagon, and his laughter. He was a very good friend. When I learned of his death, I was in a state of shock. But Howie will always be remembered in my heart, because of his professionalism and dedication to duty. I have comfort in knowing that he is yet another brother of the badge that is guarding the streets of heaven, and watches over those who still place their lives in harms way, to protect and to serve.
May God bless you Howie, you will always be a brother to me and your memory will stay alive. Rest in Peace my friend

Armando A. Ruiz, Det. (ret)
UCPD Los Angeles

May 10, 2008

I was still on active duty, and I was in the background check process of being hired when Officer Huang was shot and killed.

This month, I was interviewed for an upcoming magazine article. I chose to have the magazine photographs of me taken near the site of Officer Huang's murder.

He is NOT forgotten.........

Maj M. B. Parlor

April 23, 2008



April 7, 2008

Howie: I remember you when you used to stop by our station. One morning after working our shifts, we went to breakfast. You bought and I promised to buy the next time. Unfortunately, I was never able to pay you back. I owe you on that-I haven't forgotten, partner. Rest in peace.

Corporal John Bellah
CSU-Long Beach Police

September 17, 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
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and may not be duplicated without permission

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

September 12, 2007

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