Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer James E. Meeks, Jr.

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, May 20, 1960

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Reflections for Police Officer James E. Meeks, Jr.

Officer Meeks,
On today, the 58th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USN during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 20, 2018

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
Texas

May 20, 2015

Dear James, Here is the place to get badge pendant:
Muccioli Studio Gallery
511 Beubien, Detroit,

Diana Cricks, daughter of retired patrolman John Coy, DPD

October 8, 2013

I send my condolences. This could have been my dad, who retired from the 16th precinct and his partner was killed on a domestic disturbance call. My sister and I had our own pain, as my dad had problems with alcohol and parents divorced. I hope your pain is eased my knowing you will see him again in heaven. No precinct is given on his page. I met a man yesterday wearing a small pendant with his dads badge # on a silver DPD pendant he says he got at store near DPD headquarters. He's going to email me the store name. Sorry for your loss.

Diana Cricks, daughter of retired patrolman John Coy, DPD

October 6, 2013

It's almost the 53rd anniversary of the night my dad didn't come home. I never forgot. His grandson has our name. I live my life like it was for two people since since my dad's was cut short at only 32 years.

My dad is an ideal to live up to. Eagle Scout, serviceman, father, TV personality and a true Woodsman.

James E. Meeks III
Son

May 10, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 52nd 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. He was also your fellow Marine so I also thank you for your service in the Corps during WWII and Korean Conflict and bid you a heartfelt semper fi.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Rest In Peace.

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

May 20, 2012

My father, Arthur LaVigne, served on the Detroit P.D. from 1954-1960 so he may have known you. He then went on to retire from the Flint P.D. in 1987. May God bless your family and may you rest in peace.

Former Res. Deputy Alan LaVigne
Vigo County, IN

September 25, 2007

Rest in peace Brother James, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Son Of G. Truman Wortham WOE 7/15/73

May 20, 2004

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