Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer A. B. McGaffey, III

Galveston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, June 11, 1954

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Reflections for Officer A. B. McGaffey, III

Once again ,My older sister, myself, my Granddaughter and my son, aDeputy with the Galveston County Sheriff Dept. attended the Fallen Officer Ceremony in LeagueCity Texas. We will not forget the officers who died in the line of duty and those who are still serving and protecting us now.WE will always be Thankful for their service.As always League City and their Leaders had a great ceremony.When you hear the bag pipes play the Amazing Grace , see the Horseless rider, walk in front of you, A Fly Over,the last call Sounds, and the Final Taps are played, if you are not MOVED, You need to CHECK YOUR Pulse checked .The Ceremony was GREATLY APPRECIATED by this family.May GOD BLESS ALL OF THE OFFICERS AND THIER FAMILIES> THANKS AGAIN Little BROTHER

Louis Mc Gaffey
Little Brother The Brother

May 29, 2017

Today my older sister ,i and frieds attended 2016 Peace Officers Memorial Day Service .Again the City of Texas City Texas did a GREAT JOB.It was at the Doyle Convention Center Texas Ctty Texas.Our son again with theGalveston CountySheriffs Department Honored his uncle.This Service was to honor ALL of FALLING OFFICERS of GALVESTON COUNTY and STATE TROOPERS. It would be nice when you see a peace office or a military person .TELL THEM THANKS YOU FOR YOUR SERVIC AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.WE SHALL NOT EFORGET.

Little Brother BUBBA Mc Gaffey
Litte Brother Bubba Louis Mac Mc Gaffey

May 12, 2016

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

June 15, 2015

Today my wife,my older sister and I will attend the FALLEN OFFICERS CEREMONY in Galveston Texas.Where our son again will place a rose in name of his uncle and all of the other PEACE OFFICERS. Our son has been with the Sheriff DEPARTMENT ,and is still SERVING GOD BLESS ALL PEACE OFFICERS AND KEEP THEM SAFE LOUIS MC GAFFEY


May 11, 2015

We the family of A. B. Mc GaffeyIII known by his friends as Happy will never forget him.Happy was a motor cycle Officer. He had a chrome 38 pistol.we always rode to the west end of Galveston Island to shoot his pistol.I lost more than A BIG BROTHER Ilost a GREAT FREIND GOD BLESS ALL POLICE AND LAW OFFICER

Louis(Bubba) (Mac) Mc Gaffey
Little Brother

April 10, 2015

Heroes live forever, Officer McGaffey, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Galveston and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

June 11, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 58th 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 line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

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

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

June 11, 2012

Rest in peace, Officer McGaffey. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Galveston and the great State of Texas are not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

June 11, 2012

Officer MGaffey, thank you for your service and dedication. It is sad that your own Department appears to have forgotten you and the sacrifice you made. You will not be forgotten by those that loved you! Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

April 2, 2009

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Galveston Police Department. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Officer McGaffey deserves our appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifice. No greater love has a man than the will to give his life for another. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Officer McGaffey is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Tom Doyle
Cary Police Department, North Carolina

May 25, 2006

No American Hero should be without a relection. Officer McGaffey gave his life in the finest tradition of American Law Enforcement. His life should be remembered and his heroic death honored.

Sergeant T. E. Murphy
Royal Palm Beach, Fl. PD

May 22, 2006

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