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Trooper Kenyon M. Lassiter

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, April 19, 1974

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Reflections for Trooper Kenyon M. Lassiter

Rest in peace Trooper Lassiter.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 14, 2019

Trooper Lassiter,
On today, the 45th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-.not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 19, 2019

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

October 31, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today on 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 a fellow police officer who was murdered in the 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 Loya

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

April 19, 2012

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 Trooper Lassiter.

Sgt. Robert Mau Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 16, 2008

kenny, i remember all too well the night this happended.It was the first time i had seen Trooper Hubert Anderson show the type of emotion that he did. You touched many lives in a positive manner and i feel fourtunate to have known you.

Trooper(Retired)
Florida Highway Patrol

December 17, 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
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 12, 2007

We pause to remember Trooper Lassiter and honor the ultimate sacrifice he paid serving his fellow citizens.

Our thoughts and prayers are extended to his surviving family members.

May he never be forgotten.

Major D.W. Warren
Montgomery Police Dept. - Montgomery, AL

April 25, 2007

Rest in Peace, Trooper Lassiter. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

September 7, 2006

Rest in Peace.

April 19, 2006

A true fallen hero..
You will always be remembered with love from your family.
Mike, Renay & Brock

Chief Michael Cowart
Ariton Police Dept

July 31, 2005

Rest in peace Trooper Lassiter. It makes me hurt even more to know that your life was taken by the one you saved. You are not forgotten.

Officer Kevin Turley
Jacksonville Police Department (Alabama)

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