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Trooper Lawrence Bernard Meyer

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Saturday, February 2, 1974

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Reflections for Trooper Lawrence Bernard Meyer

Rest in peace Trooper Meyer.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 26, 2020

NEVER FORGOTTEN!
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Monica Zahasky

February 2, 2017

To a wonderful uncle that I will always remember and miss. I always looked forward to seeing your police car pull up at family gatherings because it made me so proud to be able to call you my uncle. To a great policeman and family man that might be gone but never forgotten. Rest in peace with love.

Kathleen Meyer King
daughter of his brother George Meyer

May 6, 2014

Larry, you would be so proud of your Son. He has grown up to be a shining example and reflection of you. Rest in Peace.

Anonymous

February 2, 2014

Happy Birthday, Dad !
I think of you every day.
Love, Brian

Lt. Colonel Brian Meyer
Clark County Sheriff's Office

January 2, 2014

Rest in Peace, Trooper Meyer. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 17, 2013

You are honored today, RIP Sir.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 2, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 38th 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 diminishes respect and 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

February 2, 2012

Remembering you on your anniversary!

Citizen NJ

Anonymous

February 3, 2011

As my career's end is coming closer, I decided to check and find those who had lost their lives during the year that I was hired. While it's been a long time, I'm sure those you left behind and served with disctinction have kept you alive in their memories. Thanks for your service and for looking out for us you left behind. Rest in peace Trooper Meyer.

Sgt. Robert Mau, Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 16, 2008

How touching to see reflections from Trooper Meyer's granddaughter and nephew, who never knew him. What a wonderful tribute to the man you must have been.

Vicky Davidson

March 10, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 28, 2008

"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

January 9, 2008

Grandpa Meyer,

Even though I never got to meet you, I'm so proud when I hear stories from my family and your friends about what an amazing person you were. Thank you so much for what you did for the community and our family.

Aimee Meyer
Granddaughter

July 6, 2007

Uncle Lawrence, You passed before i could know you but as i've grown i have learned you would have been a great friend and wonderful person to have had in my life. I am proud to say you are my uncle and know that you are thought of daily in our family

Eric Meyer
Nephew

June 22, 2006

Our Greatest Fear
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again, I hold back a tear.
They patrol in the state, city, county and town,
in uniforms colored white, green, blue and brown.
The shape of their badges may vary,
but it’s a symbol that they all, proudly carry.
They leave for work with a kiss goodbye,
but some don’t come home, no matter how hard they try.
To uphold the law is the job that they pick,
with such high aspirations, why must some die so quick?
They leave behind loved ones, family and friends,
after their lives have met tragic ends.
Some die in crashes, others hearts not too stout,
too many have been lost when gunshots ring out.
Our Heavenly Father has called them home,
no more these dark streets do they roam.
Through trial and error they have given their best,
please Lord, now grant them eternal rest.
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
" Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again I hold back a tear.



Master Trooper Dave “Stumpy” Miller


Indiana State Police Dist 13

December 19, 2005

Dad,
I think of you every day and I miss you more as every day passes. You still make me proud to be your son.

Love, Brian

Captain Brian Meyer
Clark Co. Sheriff's Dept., Indiana

April 5, 2005

God bless, Larry...from a fellow Hoosier.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

February 24, 2004

You left our world much too early and you will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace

PO Doug Eatherton
St. Louis City Police

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