Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer James P. McGrath

Burlington Police Department, Vermont

End of Watch Thursday, May 12, 1904

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Reflections for Officer James P. McGrath

Officer McGrath, it has been 119 years since you were taken from us. Northern New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices that you and too many others have made for us. Thank you for your service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

May 12, 2023

Rest in peace Officer McGrath.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 9, 2019

Thank you so much for serving in our country's law enforcement. Your legacy will always be remembered.

John Haseltine - Civilian

May 18, 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

May 12, 2015

Today marks the 111th anniversary of your sacrifice. You are truly a hero.

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

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

May 12, 2015

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 24, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 108h 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

May 12, 2012

Officer McGrath you are remembered by the members of the Boston Police Department. RIP

Det. Michael Kane
Boston Police Dept.

January 23, 2012

Officer McGrath,
On today, the 105th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Burlington. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



May 12, 2009

R I P Officer McGrath, thank you for your service.

Mike C
Boston MA

August 8, 2007

"The solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrfice upon the altar of freedom"--Abraham Lincoln

I have stood with your family at your grave and I've seen the pride in their eyes. We honor you.

Burlington Police Department

December 21, 2005

At your graveside Memorial in May, your family placed a wreath on your grave. It's been 101 years since you gave your life in defense of liberty. We have not forgotten you. An additional marker at the cemetery now recognizes your service and sacrifice. Thank you.

Police Officer
Burlington PD

July 8, 2005

Everyone on this site should have a easy, we have the watch.

Patrol Officer
Burlington PD

May 2, 2004

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