Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrol Officer Harry Edward Kier

Anchorage Police Department, Alaska

End of Watch Tuesday, October 28, 1980

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Reflections for Patrol Officer Harry Edward Kier

I was thinking about you today Harry. You are still very much in my thoughts and my prayers.

William K Lewis

February 9, 2021

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 25, 2020

Rest in peace Patrol Officer Kier.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 21, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service to this country.

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

October 28, 2018

Tonight I learned of Officer Harry Kier's line of duty death in 1980. God Bless his family. Harry and my brother both served in the Army in Fort Richardson, Alaska from '72-'74. Sadly my brother passed away in 1978. I am in Washington, D.C., every May for National Police Week. This year I will go to the Wall and pay my respects to Officer Kier. Harry, I hope you and Brian are enjoying heaven!

Detective Carol Loftus Miller, Retired
Arlington County Police Department

April 1, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 37th anniversary of your E.O.W. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice.

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

October 28, 2017

I still have nightmares nearly 30 years later that was the most horrific way to die I can still here the rounds going off I can still feel the fire .I wish I could save him but door handle of the plymouth fury was melting like water. he will always stay in me prayes


May 16, 2017

I think about you everyday little brother. You are always with me and I will forever grieve your passing. Say hi to Mom and Dad for me.

Shern J. Kier, big brother

April 27, 2017

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 34th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2014

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 18, 2012

"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

November 14, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 26, 2007

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

Officer 11169

November 2, 2006

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

May 5, 2006

On the anniversary of your death, I salute you for your service and honor you for your sacrifice.

Rest in peace.

October 28, 2004

I didn't know you well, but I remember you were always joking and smiling. God has a special place for those who give their lives to help others. May your family take some peace and solace in that. You served the citizens of Anchorage well.

Sgt. Bill Richardson
Anchorage, Alaska PD

August 16, 2004

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003).

We all grieve over the lives lost in the line of duty. I hope you can find some comfort knowing that there are countless prayers that go out for your family.

These are senseless tragedies that never seem to stop. God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

(Formerly of Seward Alaska)

Marti (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 6, 2004

I worked with Harry from November 1972 through June 1974 at the 56th Military Police Company, Ft. Richardson, Alaska. Harry was a dedicated MP. I did not learn about his death until two years ago when I talked to another officer from APD. I bought my first car from him and sold it right back when I left the Army. Rest in peace.

Officer Mike Brinkley
Port of Portland Police Dept.

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