Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Thomas Benton Worley

Los Angeles County Safety Police, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 21, 1994

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Reflections for Officer Thomas Benton Worley

your story brings tears to my eyes, may god always bless you and your family as he holds you in his arms. You truly are a hero.

Police officer
Cpd ;rio hondo class 122

May 21, 2007

Officer Worley, today marks the 12th anniversary of your murder. You sacrificed yourself to protect another and for that, and for the way you apparently lived your life, you truly are a hero.

I read the reflections left by your son and daughter and I got choked up. They are obviously very proud of you and miss you terribly. Your daughter stated that she wished you were there to see her enter college so that you would be proud of her. I believe you are there and I’m sure you are very proud of her. I have a feeling both of your kids know you are never far away from them.

God Bless you and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

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

December 21, 2006

hey dad i was thinking this morning and this past week about you...they showed a video at my highschool about 9/11 and the tragedies, everyone looked as if it was no big deal and stuff but i had a look in my eyes all day of the other tragedy, 9/11 was your birthday and i pray for you every night as i'm sure the rest of the family does as you probably see Craig is being the best father he can be under the circumstances and i just want you to know that nobody can replace you in my heart....i love you so so so so so,
your son

your son

September 19, 2006

i wish above everthing else you could be here right now watching me grow up. Im about to start college and go into criminology and I wish youwere here to be proud of me. Much love to the dad that always loved me and who was the best dad ever.

ur loving daughter

August 13, 2006


I miss you alot and think of you often. You were my best friend and partner. I wish you were here so I could talk to someone I trust. Your Mom and Dad have made me feel so much like a part of the family over the years. Christina has grown up so beautifully. I've tried to be there for her knowing that's what you would have wanted me to do. Matt has gotten so big. You would be proud of both of them. Take care and stay safe my brother!

Sgt. Jay Schickel
L. A. County Police

December 29, 2005

Officer Worley:Thanks for your duty
and service in protecting the citizens,
of Los Angeles County.

It is sad, you wher killed while off
duty but you did what you did.
Thanks,rest in peace.
Chris James

Chris James
civian worker

December 22, 2005

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

A hero never dies....

Rest in peace, hero.

December 21, 2004

Officer Worley,
Last night, while attending a Dodgers game, I was bestowed many priveleges. The first was learning who you were. My husband & I cheered along with everyone else while your mother & daughter accepted your Medal of Valor down on the playing field. What a beautiful little girl you have! Then, when the two of them sat down next to us later, we were lucky enough to discover we were seated right next to the rest of your family! I thought I saw more love, respect & happiness in their eyes than in others during the ceremony! I just wanted to come on here and let you know how great they all look, especially your daughter. She appears to be a happy, fun teenager. Loves music & dancing as much as I do too! :)

As a part of the law enforcement family, I thank you for your sacrifice and yet wish it never happened. Just like my husband, you chose the dangerous profession of protecting & serving that other people can't handle. What would we do without men & women like you? Guard those gates of heaven now and may God bless your family & loved ones.

Wife of Burbank Police Officer

July 8, 2004

I've etched your name from the Memorial in Washington D.C., and I ride the Police Unity Tour to let others remember, because Officers like Tomas Worley will not be forgotten. Rio Hondo, class 118.

Officer Daniel Steinberg
Los Angeles School Police Department

April 23, 2004

Each day I read the ODMP. Today I read the story of your death. Every officer who gave his/her life for us need never be forgotton. Rest in peace, sir.


Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

March 21, 2004

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