Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence H. McParlin

Charles County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

End of Watch Tuesday, May 21, 1918

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Lawrence H. McParlin

Rest in peace Mr mcparlin

Carson loveless

January 31, 2024

On this actual anniversary of your untimely and heroic death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your law enforcement family will always remember regardless of the amount of time that has passed. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

May 21, 2021

Rest in peace and always know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 24, 2020

Officer McParlin's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 11-27-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

November 26, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 100th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 21, 2018

Is anyone related to the deceased Peter H. McParlin of Lockort Ny? He ran for Police Kustice around 1920.


April 3, 2017

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 21, 2015

It was an HONOR and PRIVILEDGE to be able to research your untimely death and the death of two MPD Officers, Officer Conrad and Lt. Dunigan who were providing assistance to you on behalf of the Charles County Sheriff's Office. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Special thanks goes to Kathryn Lynn and the Gillette Famliy. I was lucky enough to find Mary Alice Gillette (cousin) who provided your photograph, 95 years later. Rest in Peace my Brother. Ret. Lt. Edward B. Godwin Sr. #145

Retired Lieut. Edward B. Godwin Sr.
Charles County Sheriff's Office

April 13, 2015

It is so good to finally have a photo of you here on your page! I'm sure you are well aware of the efforts of your fellow Charles County Officer to learn more about your life and tragic death and to honor your memory, and of your cousin to provide photos and additional information about you. It took a while, but you can rest in peace knowing that you and your sacrifice were not forgotten.

You spent your life in service to others - including in the fire department of your hometown, in the Navy as a Damage Controlman, and in the Charles County Sheriff's Office. We thank you for that service, and continue to honor your memory.

Be safe and rest in peace.

Kathy Lynn

May 22, 2013

Deputy Sheriff McParlin,
On today, the 95th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Charles County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


U.S. Border Patrol

May 21, 2013

Found you! It took the combined efforts of several folks, some related to you, some not, but we found you.

For any who are interested, Ptm McParlin is buried with his wife in Hartland Central Cemetery, Hartland, Niagara County, New York. This link - - is to his memorial page on a website called Find-a-Grave.

Be safe, Officer.

And the same to all of you who visit this page.

Kathy Lynn

December 6, 2012

Deputy McParlin's wife, Ethel Bradley, was a cousin of mine. I knew his name, but, until tonight, did not know of his tragic death. I will be looking for your burial place in Lockport, NY, Deputy. Until I find you, be safe.

Kathy Lynn

June 11, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd 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 21, 2012

Rest in peace


May 21, 2009

May you always rest in peace and know that you will never be forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

May 21, 2008


You were the first CCSO Officer known to have been killed in the line of duty. As the Agency was formed in 1658, we saw the passing of 260 years before our first tragedy. We know that you had only served a few short months before your death in Washington DC. Not much else is known about you, but your name lives on in the hearts of all who wear the badge. Rest in Peace. 80 (retired).

Chief Patrick A. Murphy
Berwyn Heights PD

June 24, 2005

Rest well, Deputy. Jesus Loves You, and so do we!

Retired Officer RB Wade
Richmond, Va. Police

August 28, 2003

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