Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Leslie G. Lane, Jr.

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 2, 1974

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Reflections for Officer Leslie G. Lane, Jr.

42 years ago, the city of Dallas lost a great police officer. You will never be forgotten, rest in peace brother.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.

March 2, 2016

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 38th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 2, 2012

Bag pipes escorted you out of this harsh world and into the gates of Heavan to which you were greeted by the horns of angel's whose song is so beautiful that it be worthy to only a hero such as yourself which so deserve for your sacrifice, may you rest eternally in the Mansions of the Lord, son of the Lord and Heavanly Father. But now you fight for god's law; a law that surpasses all other law. Thank you Officer Leslie for your saintly sacrifice, may I meet you in heavan one day..

C/SMSgt Justin Stone
Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.

March 2, 2012

I remember Leslie and saw him frequently since I worked Southeast Patrol and Leslie worked Central Patrol. I remember the night you were killed and heard the call come out of an officer getting her gun taken from her in a robbery just as I was ending my tour of duty on the evening shift and the next morning I got the news you had been taken from us. Just wanted to let the loved ones of Leslie know many of us have never forgot him or the sacrifice he made for the city.

William Carmack/Detective/2901
Dallas PD (ret)

July 29, 2011

As my career's end is coming closer, I decided to check and find those who had lost their lives during the year that I was hired. While it's been a long time since your passing, I'm sure those you left behind and those whom with you served with distinction have kept you alive in their memories. Thank you for your service and for looking out for us who continue in our chosen profession. Rest in peace Officer Lane!

Sgt. Robert Mau, Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 16, 2008

Officer Lane,
On today, the 34th anniversary of your murder I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dallas. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. It took some time but the scumbag got his justice in prison.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

March 2, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION TO LAW ENFORECEMENT. YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE. GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL THOSE THAT LOVE YOU.

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

March 2, 2008

"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 © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

February 5, 2008

May 16,2007
The memorial service is always a wonderful time to honor you for myself and our son. We will be there to represent you and to remind others of the sacrifice that you gave and us as a famiy living without you. You would be proud of your son and his accomplishments in such a short time. He is truly your son in every way. He is the image of you, and that has been a great blessing for me to still see you thru him. Love Connie and Leslie 111

Connie Lane
wife

May 15, 2007

UNCLE JUNIOR;
I STILL THINK OF YOU. IT IS ALWAYS AN HONOR TO ATTEND THE MEMORIAL SERVICE IN DALLAS EACH YEAR WITH AUNT CONNIE AND LESLIE 111. EACH AND EVERY FAMILY MEMBER REMEMBERS AND MISSES YOU EACH PASSING DAY. WE HONOR/REMEMBER YOU EVERY DECORATION DAY, BIRTHDAYS, ETC.
LOVE; LLOYD LANE

LLOYD LANE
NEPHEW

May 2, 2006

DEAR JUNIOR;
OUR SON AND I STILL MISS YOU VERY MUCH, AND YOU ARE ALWAYS ONLY A HEARTBEAT AWAY, AND OUR GUARDIAN ANGEL FOREVER.YOU ARE THOUGHT OF VERY, VERY OFTEN. OUR THOUGHTS ARE ALWAYS OF WHAT A GREAT MAN YOU ARE. WE CHERISH OUR MOMORIES AND ITEMS THAT WE HAVE THAT REMIND US OF YOU.
LOVE ALWAYS, AND FOREVER
CONNIE LESTER AND LESLIE G. LANE 111

CONNIE M. LANE LESTER
WIFE

April 24, 2006

Warrior . . .

Jim Crotty, Special Agent (Ret.)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms

November 4, 2004

Your death has not been forgotten. I was born that same day, even the same hour you gave your life. I grew up in the Dallas community you served. I'm now a police officer, and I have a little card with your picture and the story of how you sacrificed so much that day. I carry it in my body armor to honor you and remind me everyday of your sacrifice.

Jeff Dillon
Stillwater Police Dept.

June 1, 2004

Rest in peace Brother Leslie you are a true hero, thank you for your courage and dedication you will never be forgotten.


Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

September 12, 2003

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