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Officer Levy McQuietor

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 17, 1972

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Reflections for Officer Levy McQuietor

Your my uncle but I don't remember you because I was only 4 years old at the time of your passing. I have heard great things about you over the years from my Mother in which is your sister. She told me you were a great, brave, intelligent family loving man. You took being an officer very serious and you played by the book. You also served in the military. I am proud to call you my uncle for your serves to your community and to this country. May you continue to rest in peace.

Roslin Morris-Jeffers
Niece

October 12, 2019

Thank you for your service. You're never forgotten. God bless you and your family.

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

August 20, 2017

Rest in Peace Police Officer Levy McQuietor. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Dallas, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

Amen.

B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 13, 2016

Police Officer Levy McQuietor. Rest in Peace, we will recall your service to the Dallas Police Dept, and to the United States Army, on every anniversary of your passing !
God Bless You and your Family, Community and your Comrades.

anonymous

August 17, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 41rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I could not help but wonder why a sworn officer was given this task.

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

February 24, 2013

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 5, 2008

ON AUGUST 17, 1972 THE DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT LOST A BRAVE SOLDIER. IT HAS BEEN 26 YEARS SINCE WE LOST YOU. LEVY YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN..MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.

V.A. WEDDINGTON, 6901

SERGEANT VINCENT WEDDINGTON
DALLAS POLICE DEPT

July 18, 2006

On this 33rd anniversary of your passing we honor you.
May God keep safe from harm the men and women of the Dallas Police Department and bless them daily.

Patrolman Doug Hutchison
Irving Police Department, Texas, retired.

August 17, 2005

In Memory...

~~~~~The Broken Chain~~~~~

We little knew that morning that God was going to call your name.~~In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same.~~It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone; for part of us went with you, the day God called you home.~~You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide; and though we cannot see you, you are always at our side.~~Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same; but as God calls us one by one, the Chain will link again.

January 4, 2005

06/08/04

You are not forgotten thanks to ODMP. Rest in peace Officer McQuietor.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

June 8, 2004

Rest in peace Ofc. McQuietor

Dep. Eric Thoresen
Marion County Sheriffs Office

December 6, 2003

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