Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman William Russell Mehlhorn, Jr.

Waterloo Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Saturday, January 14, 1956

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Reflections for Patrolman William Russell Mehlhorn, Jr.

Officer Melhorn was my grandma's little brother. They are both gone, never forgotten

To Retired Police Officer Barbara Coffin has in Waterloo memorial park cemetery.

Maureen McLachlan
His sisters grandkid (:

July 7, 2020

I was a high school student when Officer Melhorn was murdered.
Many years later I became an Officer, 1973. I am now retired and during officer Memorial week, unable to gather for the memorial of our fallen Officer’s we decided to place flowers on their graves. Does anyone know where Officer Melhorn was buried...Waterloo P.D. has no record of the location.

Retired Police Officer Barbara Coffin
Waterloo Iowa P.D.

May 13, 2020

IN HONORE CASORUM
The promise... Always honored, never forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones.
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

January 14, 2015

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Mehlhorn. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 56th 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.

Time never dimishes respect, not even 56 years.

Rest In Peace

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

January 14, 2012

Patrolman Melhorn,
On today, the 53rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Waterloo. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

January 14, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE, YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

January 5, 2008

Bill is not forgotten. My father worked with him and was on duty the night of his murder. I remember the story and have used it's lessons many times in my career.

Det. Chris Jensen
Phoenix Police Department

January 23, 2006

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