Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Raymond J. McMaster

Boulder Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Sunday, November 9, 1958

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Reflections for Officer Raymond J. McMaster

Officer McMaster was the half-brother of Donald and Terry McMaster, sons of Raymond H McMaster's second marriage. He was called Junny for Junior within the family. He was 18 years older than me and that plus difficulties within the family kept us from ever knowing him well. I remember our father was devastated by his death. Junny's only child was a girl named Monica who went into law enforcement in Florida because of the example of her father. She tragically died on the operating table stemming from back injuries suffered as part of her job.

Donald McMaster

April 6, 2021

My Father, Officer Howard L. Grothjan, was Officer McMaster's partner during the incident. Ray was a hero in the true sense of the word. His passing profoundly affected my dad for the rest of his life. He will always be remembered as an embodiment of dedication and service.

Steve Grothjan
Son of Officer McMaster's partner, Officer Howard L. Grothjan

March 23, 2021

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

March 23, 2021

Rest in peace Officer McMaster.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 23, 2019

Officer McMaster,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boulder. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 9, 2018

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 29, 2013

Rest in Peace, Officer McMaster. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 24, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 53rd 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
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 9, 2011

Officer McMaster - Thanks for your service to both the people of Boulder and the State of Colorado. I stood in the State Assembly chambers, last Friday, when your name was read off during a resolution regarding the upcoming Peace Officer's memorial week. You are not forgotten.

May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

April 26, 2010

Officer McMaster your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now. May you rest in peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

May 29, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 5, 2007

Thank you Officer McMaster - you will not be forgotten.


August 28, 2006

Officer McMaster,
As one officer wrote in a a fallen officer's reflections: No officer should be without a reflection. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boulder.



August 10, 2006

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