Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Matron Phyllis M. Myers

Niagara County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Monday, June 15, 1970

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Reflections for Police Matron Phyllis M. Myers

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

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

June 15, 2019

Police matron Myers, sorry for what happened to you on your very last day before your retirement. A heroine and a humble heroine for sure. Rest in peace. The Lord has plans for us all and we never know when.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 15, 2017

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

June 15, 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 42nd 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.

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

I was very moved by the story in your memoral and thought about how much terror you must have felt when overpowered by three desparate inmates who were each probably much younger and stronger than you. For this to have happened on your last day of work after serving twenty seven years seems so unfair. Your family and agency must have been devastated by your loss.

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

June 15, 2012

I said a little prayer today for Police Matron Myers and her family. She may be gone but never forgotten. She will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

June 12, 2009

THat last day of your career was supposed to be a happy one for you and your family. What happened to you brought tearsto my eyes. Rest in Peace

Lt. Dan Mullin-retired
Lockport PD Illinois

November 7, 2008

Thank you for your long and brave career of service in your county. I can only echo the other reflections of how tragic it was for you to die on the very last day before your planned retirement, and of the disappointment of parole after only a few years for one suspect. You truly were a real hero!

PSO CW Edwards
North Augusta Dept. of Public Safety (SC)

October 26, 2008

Matron Myers, you did a tough job and after 27 years of doing it, you deserved a nice rest. Too bad certain elements of filth took that away from you and took you away from your family.

It's safe to say from the picture which accompanies this memorial and the fact that you did 27 years, you were no kid when this event took place, to think that THREE no doubt a bit younger women beat you to death makes them all the more vile and deserving of nothing but scorn and revulsion.

I pray they face true justice, if not in this life, then in the next.

I honor you and mourn you. You are a true hero.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Sister.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 5, 2008

Rest, sister. I was not yet one, when you were taken. May your family hold the bravery you surely exhibited on your duty.

Thank you.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

February 20, 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
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

December 20, 2007

God Speed, Sister.

Union PD, NJ

November 13, 2007

It is an honor to leave a reflection for this officer. It is disgusting that this person was paroled after 13 years. Thank you for your long and valuable service.

Nantucket FD

October 9, 2006

Matron Myers,
I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Niagara County. It sickens me that one of the scum that murdered you only served 13 years before she was paroled.


June 16, 2005

God bless you for your service. Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Rest in peace.

Sgt. Bill Richardson
Anchorage, Alaska P.D.

January 5, 2005

It is always a terrible shame when an Officer is killed in the line of duty but to be murdered on the last day of a 27 year career is even more tragic. Thank you for your courage and faithful service Officer Myers. Rest in Peace.

Auxiliary Police Officer Charles Smith
New York City Police Department - Auxiliary Police Section

November 10, 2004

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