Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrol Officer Maureen Kelly Murphy

Bonner Springs Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Friday, January 31, 1986

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Reflections for Patrol Officer Maureen Kelly Murphy

i knew her at Missouri Western State College and she'll never be forgotten....never


July 28, 2021

On this actual anniversary of your death at the hands of one of the most cowardly acts by one of the most cowardly people who was unable to face justice and consequences of that justice by hanging himself, I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your law enforcement family will never forget. Rest in peace always.

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

January 31, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 25, 2020

My father, Jerry Weaver, was very close with Kelly as a friend and co-worker. When she passed my sister was 4 and I was not yet 1. As kids our dad would take us to visit her grave site and tell us all about her. We still think of her till this day. What a tragic event for such a beautiful soul.

Heather Weaver

January 31, 2020

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your courage, sacrifice and service. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 31, 2020

Thinking of you today. You are a hero and will never be forgotten.

John C. Turner
Mobile, Al.

January 31, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Murphy. A true Kansas heroine!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 31, 2019

I had just met Kelly a few weeks prior to her death, as a state trooper recently assigned to a neighboring county. She had an excellent reputation as both a law enforcement officer and as a friend. I had looked forward to working with her. Kelly was the second female officer killed in the line of duty in Kansas, having been preceded by Overland Park Police Officer Deanna Rose by one year and seven days.

Former fellow officer

January 29, 2018

Rest Sister, Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. Ephesians 6:11

Undersheriff Rich Wenzl
Norton Co Sheriff

August 11, 2016

It's been 30yrs since you were taken from us. Still miss you everyday my friend.


January 31, 2016

The promise... Always honored, never forgotten.

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

January 31, 2015

Can't believe it's been 27yrs. Still miss you everyday.


January 31, 2014

Rest in Peace, Officer Murphy. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

I miss our banana bomb pops on hot summer days, your funny little drawings on the calendars you would give us counting the days until we got to come back to KC to stay with you and dad, your laugh and your love. My memories of you have helped shape me into the mother I am today. You were a wonderful woman and I know that your have all of us, Morgan, Adam and me, in your heavenly embraces every day.


January 31, 2013

Still think of you often and still miss your smiling face.


January 31, 2013

I am now as old as you were when you left this beautiful world. I wish I could have grown up and had the chance to do all the mother and daughter things with you. Rest in paradise mom!

Morgan M

January 31, 2013

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 28, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 26th 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. You were a beautiful young woman with a radiant smile and I am sure that is how you greeted the world. I pray for the solace of all those who love and remember you for I know the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace today. Morgan, thanks for sharing a daughter's devotion.

Rest In Peace.

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

January 31, 2012

Another year gone by to fast with out you.


January 31, 2012

we were friends at missouri western state and i've always remembered you....knowing you only affirms my belief in a god....

edward corcoran
a friend

June 10, 2011

I can't believe it's been 25 years. On one hand it feels like it's been a life time since I've seen you, and on the other like it was yesterday.
Miss you


January 31, 2011

You and your sacrifice will never be forgotten. I know that you are at peace in heaven. I pray that in the years since your senseless loss your family, especially your daughter, have found comfort in Gods love. Rest in Peace sister.

Deputy Sheriff T.B. Dorsey
Pitt Conty N.C. Sheriffs Office

January 31, 2011

Officer Murphy,
Maam, on today the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bonner Springs. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



January 31, 2011

God Speed, Sister.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

October 5, 2010

Twenty-four long years have gone by since your senseless and brutal murder. Thank you for your bravery, duty, and ultimate sacrifice. You will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgotten! My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayetteville, AR PD

January 30, 2010

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