Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence "Mike" Lavieri

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, March 19, 1983

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Lawrence "Mike" Lavieri

I wish.......


November 11, 2011

Randy.... means so much to see you checking in too! See Mike... you really were unforgettable! xo


October 2, 2011

Just checking in with you MIke. Randy

Officer RM Taylor

September 27, 2011

Just thinking about you, as always, with love.


September 4, 2011

HI, Mike sorry it took a few days to write you. I didn't forget. The time goes by so fast. I have 22 years on the job. Seems like yesterday you took me on my first ride along at age 15. You pick me up at Carson Park. I remember our first call,first T-stop. Miss you buddy. I hope I get to meet J soon. And I know I will see you one day. I hope they have cigars in heaven. I do enjoy a good cigar. Keep an eye on us Mike. Randy

Officer Randy M Taylor

March 26, 2011

28 years....You have been gone longer than I had been alive when you were killed but I still miss you like it was yesterday.


March 20, 2011

Happy Birthday Mike. You know what I was just thinking about? I was remembering all that happened around your birthday 1983..... the Death Valley Run - followed by your surprize birthday party. I remember getting up the morning after your murder and still seeing the remnants of your birthday.... such joy and such sorrow. You are forever loved and never forgotten. I miss you.


March 3, 2011

Happy Valentines Day <3


February 14, 2011

Went to San Pedro on Saturday and drove by the house (took the route of our old run along the ocean and up the hill) and it looks really good... they added on just like you always said you wanted to. Randy, I saw your post and I am so grateful that you always remember Mike... It means alot :) He really was an amazing man ... and greatly missed.


January 26, 2011

Mike, its been so long. I have 22 years on the job and it seems like yesterday that you took me on my first ride along. I still remember what you did for me. I'll see you one day again. Hello Jane........ Thank you, Randy

RM Taylor

January 15, 2011

28 years.... Christmas 1982.... Christmas Eve and your cute little Christmas Tree. I still have the necklace.... and the ring.... Now you celebrate with the angels!
Merry Christmas Mike <3


December 24, 2010

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over. God please watch over, and tend to the loved ones left behind.......

Sgt. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia CO Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

June 12, 2010

Memorial Day and flags are flying...
Thinking of you


May 31, 2010

I know I was just talking about this below, but this is the "Baker to Vegas" run weekend, which was born on the heels of the Death Valley Relay. Never forgot you teaching me to shoot "Roscoe" out there in the desert, and we talked about situations in which you would never hesitate to use it... yes, protecting those you loved was up top, but I'll never forget you saying how you never wanted to live with a partners ghost so you would never hesitate to go after someone who shot a comrade. That was just weeks before you were living it... and you didn't hesitate, not knowing yet if Doug would survive his wounds or not... you were not going to live with a ghost and went after the animal who shot him. You were such and amazing man; you still are in our hearts. Also on a sad note, Daryl Gates just died... and it seeing his picture brings back the good memories of the friendly competition between he and Sherman Block with the relay, and then just weeks later seeing them both honoring you. They are both gone now. RIP


April 18, 2010

Yeah Randy, I was late too.... I was at a soccer tournament in
Las Vegas (yes - I am a "soccer mom" ) so I couldn't get online
on the 19th.... but never far from my mind. On the drive there
I was remember the old "Death Valley Relay" - just the 2 depts -
LAPD and LASO (now it is gigantic!)... Mike ran the relay just weeks
before he was killed....
And when I saw the turnoff for "Searchlight. NV", I remember we
went there and stayed with Bob & Annie Lee at her mom's place
before going to Havasu. How can it be 27 years?

Thank you so much for always remembering Mike. You're
the best!


March 30, 2010

Hi Mike, Sorry that I am little late. Hard to believe its been 27 years.

Officer Randy M Taylor

March 26, 2010

27 years...
Never forgotten...
Always in our hearts xo


March 22, 2010

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 19, 2010

Happy Birthday

<3 J.

March 4, 2010

Mike, Happy New Year. I know you are still keeping an eye on us. Hi Jane. I will meet her one day Mike.

Randy M Taylor

December 31, 2009

Four Police Officers in WA were shot and killed this morning...
targeted and ambushed. My heart goes out to those who will
be getting the knock on the door, whose lives will be ripped
apart today. 26 years and that knock on the door is still
vivid in my mind. And of course, hearing this tragedy
brings me to this page to remember you.


November 29, 2009

Rest in Peace, Deputy Lavieri. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 23, 2009

Bet you can't believe how much we still miss you!
Randy, I no longer live in San Pedro... a little further
south in San Diego. You live in a great neighborhood tho...Mike had great dreams for that house.... a great
view of Catalina from the roof! Of course, Mike
has the greatest view of all now... :) smiling
down from heaven I'm sure!


July 31, 2009

Hey Mike, I got my twenty in. I think........ I will hang out for a few more. I drove by your house the other day. I still take my dog to the same vet you took your cats to. Hey Jane I hope I see you one day. I live near Mike's house. Randy

Officer R M Taylor

July 25, 2009

Opps... not anonymous


May 24, 2009

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