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Sheriff Oscar William Lusby

Calvert County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, December 5, 1971

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Reflections for Sheriff Oscar William Lusby

Sheriff Lusby,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Calvert County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 5, 2021

On this actual anniversary of your death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

December 5, 2020

Rest in peace knowing that your service and sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 2, 2020

granddad i didnt know u becuz i waznt evn thought of and from what my mother says of u u were great i wish i had known u.

great granddaughter

May 22, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 5, 2011

Rest in peace & God bless you & your family.


December 5, 2009

You are not forgotten.


January 5, 2009

Rest in peace & God Bless your family & the Calvert County Sheriffs Department.

Proud Citizen of Calvert County

December 5, 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
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 11, 2008

One year later we are here again to honor and remember you as always.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

December 5, 2007

I know we have never met, but I think about you a lot. I know my dad misses you so much!! I always hear the most wonderful things about you and how you were such a wonderful person. About a year ago I went to the Sheriff's Banquet when they did a dedication to you. They had your uniform on display and told everyone about you. It makes me very proud to know that my grandfather was such a wonderful person. Dad shows me pictures of you and I even watched a video from a when dad was young. You were washing your truck I think and the kids were running around outside. Before I stop writing I just want to tell you that everytime I see your picture, I see my father. He looks just like you, especially since he cut his hair. =) He is a wonderful person too! Anyways, I just wanted to say that your family loves you and misses you very much!!
Love Always,

Jennifer Lusby

February 7, 2007

Rest in peace and know that we always remember you, especially today, 35 years later. Walk with God.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

December 5, 2006

Sheriff Lusby,
Rest in Peace the proud citizens of Calvert County will always remember you.

God bless you and your family.

Proud Citizen of Calvert County

September 29, 2006

may you rest in peace my brother.god bless

p.o. birkenstock
village of monticello p.d.

August 5, 2004

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