Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent George P. LaBarge

United States Department of the Treasury - United States Secret Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, March 5, 1983

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Reflections for Special Agent George P. LaBarge

Rest in peace Special Agent LaBarge.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 26, 2019

May they Rest in Peace.

Lt. Greg Garrett (Ret)
Alameda Police Department

March 27, 2015

I was a friend and classmate of Pat's at George Washington University. He was a wonderful friend and an outstanding agent.Will remember him alwats

Lt. Colonel Nevin Lantru
USAF, retired

August 10, 2014

I just saw the program on Mystery Detectives. To the families of these poor men who died so needlessly, I am truly sorry for your loss.

Jane Abernathy

August 12, 2013

RIP Sir

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

March 5, 2012

Dearest Pat,
The memories have never fades from the time that we met you in Dewey,Az 1972 .Then to have Jo Ann enter our life ,just made a perfect friendship form,yes that little girl you watch us bring into the world is 39 now as with your wonderful son Brandon,just want you to know you are thought of ofton as I do your family.

Peggy

Peggy(Davis)Grossini
Friend

August 20, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the twenty-sixth anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to our country. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow officer who was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Losing three officers in one incident was a tragedy for the families and muat have been a devastating blow to your agency. I also pray for the other officer's emotional healing for this must have tortured him.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllia Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 5, 2009

"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
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

March 31, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

March 4, 2008

6-17-05
Pat, the years have not erased the memory of your courage and compassion. I think of you often and know you would be so proud of your wife's strength and the wonderful man your son has become. I feel your presence often and know that your are in the company of God and other family members. RIP.

June 17, 2005

Agent LaBarge,
On today, the 22nd anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service to our Country.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

March 5, 2005

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