Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Agent Lori Dean Thomas

Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, October 23, 1994

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Reflections for Agent Lori Dean Thomas

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 25, 2019

Agent Thomas,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Oklahoma. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 23, 2019

Rest in peace Agent Thomas.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 25, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 23, 2018

Still remember her smile. She never came into the room without one! You are still missed by your co-workers
RIP sister.

Lt. P.A. Heist
ABLE - fellow Agent

February 5, 2014

Agent Thomas,
On today, the 18th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Oklahoma. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 23, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the fifteenth 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.

To your family: I understand the meaning of lives forever altered and know that the hurt of losing a beloved never goes away...the pain and pride are forever. I pray for your solace. Lori was a beautiful young woman.

Phyllis Loya


October 23, 2009

Your memory lives on today and tomorrow. God Bless you and God Bless your family and friends.

Fairfax County Police Va. Ret.

March 3, 2009

May God Bless You !

Municipal Law Officer Ryan Milanovic
Region of Waterloo Licensing and Regulatory Services

August 6, 2008

Your son would make you proud.

Stillwater, OK

May 21, 2008

"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
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

January 9, 2008

On this anniversary May God Grant Agent Thomas's Family, Fellow Agents, and Friends, the Serenity to accept the things they cannot Change, the Courage to change the things they can, and the Wisdom to know the difference. Rest in Peace Blue Angel...

Officer Debra McFall Ross
East Buffalo Twp Police Dept Lewisburg, Pa

October 23, 2007

Agent Thomas thank you for your willingness to serve your fellowman. Even though it has been thirteen years since the end of your watch you are still remembered. May God continue to bless you and your loved ones. Rest in peace my sister.

State Constable J. L. Green
S.C. State Constables

October 23, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Agent for your service


October 19, 2007

Thinking of you and your family this day.


October 23, 2006

Sleep safe with Our Lord.

October 23, 2006

~~~Eternally and Always~~~

I didn't get to say goodbye
You're gone without a reason why
I've loved you all of my life
and then you weren't there

I didn't get a chance to say
how much I cared
I can't even remember the tears
that I cried
All I really wanted was to tell you

When I last saw you I felt I wouldn't
see you again
There was a distance between us
that I couldn't explain
You wouldn't look
at me but I could see the tears
in your eyes
If you knew then
You should have told me
Then I could have said

So many words left unspoken
So many hearts left so broken
My love for you is forever
And that will never die
We'll be together always
Our souls are one with God
Eternally and Always
I'll never have to say


January 31, 2005

You were a good agent and good friend. We miss you.

Shelley Chandler
(formerly) ABLE Agent II

October 11, 2004

I agree with a previous writer who wrote “No officer’s death should be without reflection.” You will never be forgotten.

Pennsylvania State Police

April 6, 2004

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