Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff William B. Justice

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, June 18, 1930

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Reflections for Sheriff William B. Justice

I am one of William's great-granddaughters. My father, Brian Justice, who has now passed away, gave me William's badges which I will treasure and show to my children. Rest in peace.

Mendi Justice Meehan

November 18, 2023

Sheriff Justice,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Washington County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 18, 2020

Sheriff Justice, what a legacy you left! As you can tell from the reflections here, you are living on and on, in the hearts and minds of those who never had the chance to meet you, but who nevertheless are inspired by your service and dedication.

Tina Lewis Rowe
Captain, Denver Police Department (ret.)
U.S. Marshal, Colorado (ret.)

April 18, 2017

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 18, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 25, 2012

I am William's grandson, Brian. None of his 7 grandchildren ever saw him. I have his badge and Grandma's badge. I have their picture and my grandson looks just like him. I miss the experience of having them in my live. I will always remember.

Brian Justice

March 31, 2012

This was my great grandfather. This memorial is very touching. Thank you.

Diana Justice Young

March 31, 2012

Rest in Peace, Sheriff Justice. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 28, 2012

As a former Undersheriff in Washington County from 2002-2008, we remembered you often. For those that don't know, Sheriff Justice's wife took over duties for a short time which made her the first woman Sheriff in Colorado. As an aside, I married your relative Julie Justice prior to coming to Washington County. What a small world and surprising ties the law enforcement community has.
RIP Sheriff.

Chief Larry Elarton
Bethel Police Department

March 14, 2011

On the 80th anniversary of Sheriff Justice's death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Sheriff Justice is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

June 19, 2010

Sheriff Justice - we are a few weeks shy of the 80th anniversary of your death. Two Fridays ago, on a very rainy morning, I stood in the State Assembly chambers when your name was one of almost 250 read off, during a motion regarding next month's Peace Officers Memorial Week. You are not forgotten. May god grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

May 6, 2010

Sheriff Justice,
On today, the 77th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Washington County.



June 18, 2007

Could there be a more fitting last name for a law enforcement official ?

All who appear on this website deserve to be remembered.


I am honored to be the first to leave a reflection in Your memory. May You Rest - In - Peace.

Maj. M. B. Parlor

June 18, 2007

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