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Patrolman Charles W. Mathews

Natick Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, July 19, 1921

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Reflections for Patrolman Charles W. Mathews

Patrolman Mathews,
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 Natick. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 19, 2021

We will never forget. Although you passed away long before my time, your memory and spirit lives in all of us. God Bless you and the Natick PD


September 14, 2016

It is now 95 years since your sacrifice. We owe the Mathews family a debt which can never be repaid.

God Bless this family and and may Patrolman Charles Mathews and Patrolman Wallace Mathews forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 19, 2016

91 years ago today July 17, 2012 you were struck down, you bravely held on for two more days. You will always be remembered by the members of the Natick Police Department. We will honor you this week with a square dedication. You are in our prayers and remembered each year as we call the roll of the deceased.

Rest in Peace Brother Officer

Patrolman Jamie Quilty
Natick Police Department

July 16, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 19, 2010

Patrolman Mathews,
On today, the 86th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Natick.



July 19, 2007

Patrolman Mathews, today marks the 86th anniversary of your tragic death. Thank you for your service to the people of the Commonwealth. Neither you nor your sacrifice has not been forgotten.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 19, 2007

Ptl. Mathews, it's been 85 years ago today that you were struck and killed by a motor vehicle. Your memory lives on through this tremendous website and the dedication and thoughtfulness of the person who contributed your name.

On behalf of your extended family, we wish you eternal peaceful rest. Thank you for your efforts and for watching over all who have come since.

July 19, 2006

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