Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Steven Paul Pollard

Mesa Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Sunday, November 27, 1994

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Reflections for Officer Steven Paul Pollard

Rest in peace Officer Pollard.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 28, 2020

My Sweet Cousin,
Nana has gone to see you in heaven. We will miss you both but we know you and Uncle Stevie are embarrassing her And welcoming her with open arms.

Jessica V.

April 24, 2020

While we never met, I am a sister in blue. 25 years ago I was still on patrol and it feels like yesterday. My hope is your family were able
to go on without you by their side. You are never forgotten and are always a hero to us all.

Tina Swanno. (ret)
Nassau County PD (NY)

November 27, 2019

Officer Pollard,
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 Mesa. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 27, 2019

Steve, I remember the night you left us, We had just shared instant messages on our DXT's asking how our Thanksgivings were just a few hours before God called you home. There hasn't been one time I have forgotten about you. You are truly missed, and I definitely miss your crazy loud laugh. Definitely one of a kind you are Steve. Forever your friend.

S. York #10484

Steve York (ret.)
Mesa Police Department, Mesa AZ

December 31, 2017

Even almost 20 years later,you are remembered...

June Siegel, Clinical Advisor Peer Teamm
Mesa Police Dept

May 15, 2014

I remember you brother.


March 4, 2014

Officer Pollard,
On today, the 19th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mesa. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 27, 2013

Steve, I still think of you! I mention you to my students every year! God bless

Gerry Allen, Retired
Mesa Police Department

March 1, 2013

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 26, 2012

I was 13 when my cousin left this world and I know he has always helped keep a watchful eye on us. I'll always remember Steve as a goof who always enjoyed the company of children mainly because he was still one at heart. We would play Punch Out and Mario Brothers until our fingers cramped. I remember seeing him shine his boots and badge with pride and how he would hold his baby girl with passion and delight. Even now I still remember him and I take the pride he shown with me as I patrol my own beat now as a Deputy Sheriff. You'll always be with me Steve no matter where I go.

Francisco Campillo Deputy Sheriff
Maricopa County Sheriffs Office/Cousin

November 19, 2012

I remember where I was when I heard the news that Steven was killed. I remember dropping to the floor in shock. I worked with Steven at the Mesa Police Department. Whenever he brought someone into the jail, he was always smiling. He was the nicest, friendliest person I ever worked with. I think of him often. I want want his family to know he isnot forgoten. I will never forget his sacrifice. I say a prayer for him whenever I pass by the spot in which he was killed. I am honored to have known him.

Dan Desjardins, Crime Scene Supervisor
Chandler Police Department, Coworker at Mesa PD

April 11, 2012

To Steven's family, his daughter, wife and all his family, and friends and loved ones. Steven is not forgotten. To this day I grieve for the loss of Steven, one of my recruits at the Phoenix Police Academy. I took Steven's loss personally and professionally. I was Steven's Basic Training Sergeant. I hope and pray all of you, his loved ones, that you are well. Someday we shall all be together in heaven, worshipping the one and only God. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.

Sergeant Andy Hill, retired
Phoenix Police Department, Basic Training Sergeant of Steven Pollard

March 5, 2012


We are rapidly approaching the anniversary of the day we lost you. As the years have passed, I have often wondered how your career may have progressed had you not been taken from us so early in it. I also mourn for the things in life you unfortunately never got to experience. Things like your daughter growing up to be a young woman, the daily experiences of life, the companionship of those who love you, and the natural fulfillment of the aging process.

I have tried to keep your memory alive within the law enforcement community, and will do so as long as possible. You will always be my friend, and missed dearly.

Rest easy my friend, you are not forgotten.

Your Friend, Harry

November 17, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 15th 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.

I pray for the solace of all those who love and miss you.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 27, 2009

Officer Pollard,
On today, the 15th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mesa. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



November 27, 2009

Another brother of mine is gone.
the tears welt up as I read on.
killed by yet another con.
You see we are all brothers and sisters.
So remember one thing as your body is gone.
throught us your honor will always live on.

Offcer. Salin

August 17, 2009

I remember working with you at department of correction before you started working with mesa pd. You were friends with everyone at work and always did your job to the fullest and never complained. I enjoyed being a friend and co-worker,Remember all the fun and learning snd how we grew together.It has been many years since that day and i have thought of you often, until I relized thier may be a memorial in honor of sacrifice. Sorry it took me so long to find ya, love ya and miss ya bro.


March 19, 2009

I just came upon this page and can't believe its been 12yrs. My brother Randy Martinez was good friends with Steve, I dont think I ever really knew his real name because we called him by his nickname (I wont say it). My brother and Steve kind of grew up together they went to the same schools and remember Steve being on the wrestling team with my brother. He often went with us on family outings. He was a great guy.

Rachelle Bates
Avondale PD/Friend

February 5, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Manchester, NH

November 27, 2007

You have not been forgotten. My thoughts are with all of your loved ones and close friends on this anniversary of your EOW. Continue to watch over all of them and those still out on patrol guarding over the Thin Blue Line.

Bob Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

November 27, 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

November 14, 2007

Rest in Pease, Officer Pollard.
Even 13 years later, you sacrifice is not forgotten. You serve beside God now and his kingdom has no end.

God Bless!

Explorer Mike Haworth
Mesa Police Department

September 20, 2007

Rest in peace Brother. May God Bless you and your family.


March 31, 2007

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

Officer 11169

March 14, 2007

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