Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Sergeant Harry W. Lemkemeier

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, July 26, 1922

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Reflections for Detective Sergeant Harry W. Lemkemeier

Det. Sgt. Lemkemeier,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.


United States Border Patrol

July 26, 2022

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 10, 2021

Rest in peace Detective Sergeant Lemkemeier.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 28, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 26, 2020

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 19, 2013

Another annniversary of your death has come and your memory and sacrifice live on in our hearts. God bless you and keep you always. You are a true hero to us all.

St. Louis City Police

July 26, 2007

Sgt. Lemkemeier,

You are not forgotten by the men and women who followed in your foot steps by becoming St. Louis Police Officers. Your picture hangs proudly on the wall of heroes at police headquarters. God bless you and keep you always.

St. Louis City Police

July 26, 2005


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. Any officer who dies in the line of duty will always be remembered for his sacrafice. You died a hero. Rest in peace Sgt. Lemkemeier.

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

May 12, 2004

You did not die in vain, nor will you be forgotten. Thank you.


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