Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Albert Masi

Campbell Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, February 12, 1973

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Reflections for Lieutenant Albert Masi

Rest in peace Lt. Masi.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 9, 2021

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Lieutenant Albert Masi of the Campbell Police Department, Ohio and the additional 75 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

February 12, 2021

Albert Masi was my uncle. He was LOVING and he was THE BEST UNCLE an young girl or child could ever have. My happiest memory was that he held and played with my baby son who was 9 months old right before he passed away. It was one thing that made me smile in those days. He was the hardest working man, he was an awesome and loving Husband and Father and Uncle. He is missed to this day and comes to my mind and heart often. Miss you Uncle Albert.

Linda Lehtonen
Niece

September 14, 2020

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Lieutenant Albert Masi of the Campbell Police Department, Ohio and the additional 72 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

February 12, 2020

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Lieutenant Albert Masi of the Campbell Police Department, Ohio and the additional 70 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

February 12, 2019

It's been 43 years and our hearts are still so sad. Your children and grandchildren will always know what a Great Man, Father, and husband you were. So glad to know mom is sharing heaven with you now .

Rita Vrabel
Daughter

February 14, 2016

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 39th 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.

Time never dimishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered. I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Patty, thanks for shariing a daughter's devotion through your reflection.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 13, 2012

While your life wasn't taken exactly like this poem, the pain & hurt are the same. We will always hold the remember of your love , loyalty & life in our hearts. I wish my husband and , children, spouses & grandchildren would have known you as I did. Your memory will live on forever. I'll see you in heaven.
Miss you more then ever on this 39 th anniversary of your death. Your dearest daughter
Patty

Patty
Daughter

February 11, 2012

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

April 15, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

February 9, 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
Sergeant
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

December 31, 2007

Lt. Masi,
On today, the 32nd anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service to the citizens of Campbell.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

February 12, 2005

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