Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent Matthew E. McGrath

Illinois Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Saturday, August 8, 1903

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Reflections for Special Agent Matthew E. McGrath

Quite a story! Thank you Matthew McGrath for your service.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

August 8, 2018

Rest in Peace Special Agent Matthew E. McGrath. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scum who murdered you burn in hell as I type this reflection. I pray that the hounds of hell are ripping their souls apart.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 7, 2016

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 107th 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

August 8, 2010

Special Agent McGrath, it’s odd how the theft of brass and copper is now just as serious as it was in your day. This petty thievery cost you your life while protecting one of America’s most vital assets its Railroads. On this 105th anniversary of your brutal murder at the hands of petty thugs, I thank you for your efforts and salute your dedication to duty. The life of a Railroad cop is not an easy one, but it is an honorable one. You are a hero.

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

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

August 8, 2008

We will not let you be forgotten. Rest in peace. my brother.


March 9, 2004

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