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Group Supervisor Leslie Martin Macarro

California Department of the Youth Authority, California

End of Watch Friday, May 20, 1988

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Reflections for Group Supervisor Leslie Martin Macarro

Rest in peace Group Supervisor Macarro.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 11, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 30th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 20, 2018

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”


Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 18, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 20, 2015

Rest in Peace, Supervisor Macarro. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

June 8, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today as we approach the 21rst 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. He was shot twice when ambushed on April 23rd when he was on a foot pursuit of two bank robbers, 17 years after you were killed.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.


May 20, 2009

I usually worked the graveyard shift in East L.A., and I often began patrol by meeting other supervisors/officers, across the street from USCMC ("General Hospital").

Sometimes we would get the info regarding a recent escapee. It amazed me that more such similar escape attempts did not occur considering the number of hardcore gang arrestees that were treated after already being incarcerated at the California Department of the Youth Authority (CYA).

The Men and Women assigned to CYA as the Men and Women of the Los Angeles Probation Department are usually understaffed, underequipped, and perform duties that many of us in law enforcement would avoid like a plague.

I have the utmost respect fo all of them.

No fellow California law enforcement personnel killed in the line-of-duty, should be forgotten.

Supervisor Macarro, may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor

May 20, 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

November 21, 2007

You are a hero and missed by many. May your family and friends find comfort knowing that so many of your brothers are carrying on the torch. I know I find comfort in knowing that you and so many others who have made the ultimate sacrifice are looking down and protecting us each and every day.

Public Safety Officer J. Perrone
Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety

October 22, 2007

Godspeed Brother! You are truly a hero. Your sacrifice and your service will not be forgotten.

A Squad
Woodbridge CT PD

February 3, 2005

God Bless You Supervisor Macarro..You did what all supervisor's are Take the oath to do.....Guide, Mentor and in your case.. care of and watch over those who you are responsible for. You are a Hero and a A Man Of Your Word..Carry on Sir !!


February 27, 2004

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