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Chief of Police Harry Frank Magers

Elmhurst Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, November 2, 1920

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Reflections for Chief of Police Harry Frank Magers

Chief Magers,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Armed Forces-especially during WW I.

R. I.P.

United States Border Patrol

November 2, 2020

Chief Magers' story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 11-28-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

November 28, 2016

Rest in Peace, Chief Magers. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 19, 2012

Rest in Peace Chief. I grew up not far from your final resting place. Now I too am an officer.

Chief Doug Storie
Otis Police Department

April 8, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91rst 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

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

November 2, 2011

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 30, 2007

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

October 3, 2006

Harry is buried in one of the local cemetaries, a large monument to his sacrifice stands just inside the entrance. Harry had been a veteran of both the US Navy & US Army.
I used to take every rookie in training to meet Harry, explain what he did and that we did not want to see any other officer make that sacrifice.
The legend of events passed down over the years says Harry responded, alone, to a report of two men in a cornfield robbing passerbys at the intersection of York & St. Charles. A brief fire fight resulted upon his arrival. Harry was shot in the abdomen and passed away the next day. One suspect, shot in the foot, was apprehended. The second, information not verified, was apprehended in 1940 in Texas.
Rest in Peace Harry.

Retired Ofc Dwayne Mead
Elmhurst PD

May 9, 2006

Rest in peace motorman.

Ofc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Dept.

February 17, 2004

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