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Listed in alphabetical order by last name.

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BadgeWilliam Lackman (Patrolman)
Philadelphia Police Department
By Kenneth R. Webb, Philadelphia, PA USA
October 17, 1968 Bill was killed in the line of duty. While answering a burlary call, Bill and other officers where checking the inside of the property when the burglar emerged from a closet shooting and killing Officer Lackman.

The burglar died. Justice was served!

As a teenager I knew him to be a kind gentle man who caught me climbing out a girls bedroom window when cutting school.




BadgeClois (Sonny) Lamb (Officer)
Columbus, Georgia Police Dept
By Anonymous




Badge Kelli Lambert (Police Officer)
Wellston Police Department,(Ohio)
By Jim Pierce; Jackson, Ohio
Kelli was killed when another police car collided with her patrol car while responding to an emergency call. She was 21 years old. Kelli greeted everyone with a smile and a warm heart. She loved her work, her family and friends, and her dog (Zoe). She was only with the WPD for 10 months, but in that short time she was responsible for solving many cases, and quickly earned the respect not only from her fellow officers but from other law enforcement agencies as well. Kelli touched the lives of so many people in so many ways. That is why it is so hard beleive she is gone. Her memory and beautiful smile will remain in our hearts forever, and she will never be forgotten. I am so proud to be your uncle; Kelli



BadgePhilip Lamonco (Trooper)
NJSP, Dec 21 1981
By Joe Canfield, Hackettstown PD
My friend Phil was shot to death by Thomas Manning and Richard Williams he died a hero. He believed in what he was doing.



BadgeRichard Landes (Deputy)
West Palm Beach County Sheriff's Department
By Lt. Gary Hill, Palm Beach Sheriff's Office, West Palm Beach, FL USA
Killed in the Line of Duty 04/18/81



Badge Matthew J. Lane (Undersheriff)
Ferry Couny Sheriff's Dept
By Kellie Spurgeon, Republic, WA
Undersheriff Lane was killed in an airplane accident during a search-and-rescue mission near the Sherman Pass summit. Matt left behind a wife and two young daughters.



BadgeWalter Langley (Police Officer)
Mansfield, MA
By Anonymous
A 34-year-old Mansfield Police Officer was killed on Rte. 140 when he got out of a patrol car and was struck by a passing car. The driver of the passing car, Kenneth J. McEttrick, 32 of Norton, later was charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol,dangerous driving, failure to yield to a pedestrian and marijuana possession.

Patrolman Walter P. Langley, police said, had stopped on Rte. 140 at 1:15 a.m. to check an empty car at the side of the road. The empty car, had also been driven by a man who later was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

Wally was a Vietnam War veteran and had received a Purple Heart. He had served with the Mansfield Police Department for 8 years and previously for the Kingston Police Department.

He is survived by his wife, five children, a brother and three sisters and many nieces and nephews; whom all miss him dearly.




BadgeChase Larson (Detective)
LAPD
By M Westlake
I just want his memory to live on. I watched him die, I've never seen anything like it. I wish the person who had done it were gone too. I miss him and wish we could be together. He gave his life for me and I wish I could do the same. He was a good cop and I'll always love him. thanks, MW



BadgeLouis LaSalle (Patrolman)
Englewood NJ Police Department
By Anonymous
Everyday that goes by hurts us so much not to have you here. You are remembered.. We will always Love and Miss you.



Badge Darla Lathrem (Correctional Officer)
Florida Department of Corrections, FL
By Anonymous
End of Watch: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 Officer Lathrem was killed as she supervised five inmates on a construction detail inside the Charlotte Correctional Institution. She was assaulted by three of the inmates as they made an attempt to escape. The inmates were assisting with the building of a new dormitory for the maximum security prison and had access to tools such as hammers and screwdrivers.

Two of the inmates were attacked by the other three when they refused to participate in the escape attempt. One of the victim inmates died as a result of his injuries. Two of the escaping inmates were captured between the facility and the inner perimeter fence. The third was caught between the inner and outer perimeter fences.

Officer Lathrem's death was the first corrections officer fatality at the facility. Additionally, she was the first female corrections officer to be killed in the line of duty in Florida. She had been with the Florida Department of Corrections for one year.




BadgeHoung Le (Trooper)
Louisiana State Police
By Paul and Chris Sperandeo, Westwego Police Department
On June 30, 1998, Louisiana State Trooper Houng Le was working a traffic detail along I-10 westbound, just outside of New Orleans when his Unit was struck in the rear by a drunk driver. The impact from the other vehicle trapped Houng inside of his Unit and ignited the fuel tank. Although he was pulled from the Unit he passed several days later from the burns sustained in the crash. Houng was a wonderful human being and enjoyed his job. Houng will be missed by all knew him especially my brother and I.



Badge James (Jim) Leroy Laverack (Officer)
Whitehall Police Dept
By Gina Pierce
Jim brought to life a touch of style and looks beyond belief. His rugged demeanor his suave coolness, with the look of romance and trust in his eyes would make any woman lust and most men envious. His many accomplishments were nothing short of perfection.

A respected and loyal police officer, Hostage Negotiator, Honor Guard Ohio State Penitentiary guard, and Marine. Owner of many small business. In the days when rough ruggedness was at its height Jim embellished in his cool and aloof manly yet genteel charm with the "Get the job done" Clint Eastwood style. . He was certainly a breath of fresh air. He was loved by all and will be missed a life time.

Rest in Peace dear brother.

Gina Pierce




BadgeBurt LeBlank (Police Officer)
Jennings Police Dept.
By Robert Haynes, Lake Charles, LA, USA
Burt LeBlank of the Jennings Louisiana was killed in the line of duty on February 5, 2000. Burt was responding to a 911 medical emergency call at a retired police officers house. The only information that 911 could provide is that they heard moaning on the phone and the resident had terminal cancer. When Burt arrived at the front door. The suspect, who had already killed the two residence, shot him in the chest. The suspect is a former police officer who had been terminated several months prior. He was taken into custody and awaits trial.

Burt was a good friend and my training officer. He leaves behind a beautiful 18 month old baby.




BadgeWayne A. Leon (Patrolman, Badge #1338)
Cleveland (Ohio), Police Department
By Terry Macias-Cybulski, Retired C.P.D., Badge #1333, Mentor, Ohio
Killed by gunfire on June 25, 2000

Officer Leon dedicated himself to his family, his friends, his faith, and to the community in which he worked. His tragic death tore at the hearts of thousands of people. For weeks followings his death, the community in which he and his wife and three young children lived, lined the streets, for block upon block, with lit candles and blue ribbons, often standing vigil outside of his home. On the day of his funeral, the entire City of Cleveland and the surrounding communities, stood still. Thousands upon thousands lined the streets of the procession with signs of love and support...with tears from young and old of all races. The young officer was laid to rest at the age of 32, his birthday just celebrated 4 days before his death, to the sound of the bagpipes and pain from all who knew him, loved him, and whose lives he had touched. May God bless you and keep you forever in his arms Wayne. You are truly missed and will be forever loved. Terry




BadgeSteven Levy (Corporal)
Washington Township Police Dept
By Michael A. Scarpulla, Williamstown, NJ USA
By AJ Morgan, Sewell, NJ USA
By Michael A. Scarpulla, Williamstown, NJ USA
Steve Started His career with the Washington Twp. Police Dept Aug. 29, 1988. He was promoted to the rank of Corporal on Oct. 19, 1998. He was killed in the line of duty on Oct. 22, 1999. He leaves behind a wife of 9 years a 5 year old son and a 2 year old daughter. Steve was considered by his fellow officers as a "Cop's cop" We will all miss him!

By AJ Morgan, Sewell, NJ USA
It is with deep regret and profound sorrow that we mourn the death of Corporal Steven L. Levy, age 35. Cpl. Levy was shot and killed in an exchange of gunfire with a 32 year old barricaded suspect while serving with the Gloucester County Critical Incident Team. The incident occurred in Woodbury, NJ at 02:00 hours on October 21, 1999.

For all his dedication to his work, that effort paled in comparison to the devotion he demonstrated to his wife, his children and his family. Cpl. Levy is survived by his wife Janeen, his son Kevin and his daughter Jessica. He will never be forgotten nor replaced. We pray that he will now enjoy the rest and peace that all heroes so richly deserve.

"All give some......One gave all"
Cpl. Steven L. Levy
2/21/64 - 10/21/99




BadgeRichard Lewis (Captain - Retired)
Shreveport, Louisiana Police Department
By Ken Lewis, Shreveport, LA USA
To my Brother and My best friend. Richard Lewis. Retired Captain of the Shreveport, Louisiana Police Dept. Not only did he serve his community for 20 years, he served his Lord up to the day of his death. He is at peace now. He is home!

Ken Lewis
Shreveport, La. USA




BadgePhilip Anthony Lictro Jr (Officer)
43 PCT Bronx, NY
By Krystal Toni Jubrey Murray, Albany, NY USA
On the night of 10/31/99 at the age of 28 we lost our beloved Philip in a car accident. He proudly served as a Police Officer for 6 yrs. He left behind his loving parents, 2 sisters, his 2 nieces and a nephew who were the pride and joy of his life. Philip had many friends who will surely miss him. I was blessed the day Phil came into my life. He has taken a part of my soul with him. I will always love and miss him. Until the day God reunites me with the love of my life I will carry him in my heart, forever.

By Angela Muniz, Bronx, NY
Gone but never forgotten. Only those who knew phil understand that, he touched the hearts of all that knew him.His family misses him dearly everyday. Until we meet again dear cousin i keep you in my heart always.

By Dawn Lictro, Bronx, NY
My beloved brother Philip, I miss you so much, I wish for one more hug and kiss and to tell you how much I love you, a wonderful police officer you were, so well known and loved, you are in my life everyday, forever in my heart.

By Priscilla and Vincent, Bronx, NY
Uncle Phil, We wish you were here with us to see how big we got, we know your our angel watching us from heaven.

By Paul Campanella, Middletown, NY
Phil, we were best friends since childhood. I often think about the great times we had riding bikes, building go-carts, roller-skating, climbing roofs, man hunt, and just hanging out and having a blast! As we got older, we'd talk about those old times and laugh hysterically (remembering your unique laugh puts a smile on my face). It's very difficult not having you around and being able to share those memories with you anymore. Ever since you've been gone, that piece of my childhood was taken away with you. Our friendship meant more to me than you could ever know, and unfortunately I never got to tell you that. I miss you a lot. Until we meet again on the other side, my friend...



BadgeLonny Lee Lindsey (Deputy)
Holmes Co. Sheriff's Dept., Bonifay, Florida
By Deputy Ben Berry, Hartford, AL USA
Deputy Lindsey was fatally shot on September 17, 1996 while questioning two armed robbery suspects.



BadgeFrankie Lingard (First Seargent)
South Carolina Highway Patrol
By Corporal K.V. Welch, Charleston, SC USA
Frankie Lingard was murdered on New Years Eve in Orangeburg County. He was shot several times while conducting a traffic stop along I-95. His murderer was convicted and sentenced to death.



Badge Thomas M. Lindsey (Officer)
Utica, NY Police
By Grant J. Garramone, Assistant D.A. Oneida County, NY
April 12, 2007 Officer Lindsey was shot in the head subsequent to a vehicle and traffic stop in the City of Utica, NY. Prior to joining the Utica Police Department, Officer Lindsey served his country honorably and proudly as a United States Marine. His death is still under investigation.



BadgeJoann Liscombe (olice Officer)
St. Louis County PD, Mo.
By Debbie Dace, Ferguson, MO USA
Killed by a coward in January 1991 who wasn't man enough to do the time for crimes he committed. He was supposed to be wearing a monitor, but was not. He wasn't supposed to be out on the street, but was. She was shot in the head and died 3 days later. Surviving her were her parents, who within 5 years of Joann's death, they also died. The coward was the son of a police officer.



BadgeJoey Dean Little (Detective)
Placentia (California)
By Kelly Little, Olathe, KS USA
In memory of my hero, My father, Joey Dean Little. Killed in the line of duty 8/7/96. I miss you Dad! And as everyone else says so long skipper.



Badge Mark A. Longway (Deputy)
Hillsborough County S.O.
By Michael Griffin , Tampa, Florida
Deputy Mark Longway was killed in the line of duty when his patrol car collided with a semi truck near the end of his shift. He was killed instantly. Mark was loved by everyone he met and is greatly missed.



BadgeLeslie G. Lord (Trooper)
New Hampshire State Police
By Sergeant George Cayer, Rumford Maine Police Department, Rumford, ME USA
Trooper Leslie G. Lord of Pittsburg and Troop Scott E. Phillips of Colebrook, responded to a situation on Main Street in Colebrook, and were confronted by an individual armed with a semi-automatic weapon. Both Troopers died as a result of injuries received from a high powered rifle.

Also killed were two prominent public figures in Colebrook. Judge and Attorney Vicki Bunnell, and newspaper editor Dennis Joos were shot to death a short time after the Troopers were killed.

The Troopers and the two other victims were highly respected members of the community, working in the Colebrook area for many years. The entire State of New Hampshire is saddened by the great loss of these fine people.

They made the ultimate sacrifice. They have given there lives to protect and keep each citizen safe from harm's way. May we never forget the sacrifice that each has made. To their families and loved ones who survive we offer our condolence, and firmly believe that IN VALOR THERE IS HOPE.




BadgeWilliam F. Lowry (Police Patrol Specialist)
Tacoma Police Department (Washington State)
By Robert David, San Antonio, TX USA
Killed in the line of duty during a SWAT entry/takedown on August 28th, 1997. Without a doubt, Bill was one of the very best the department has ever employed. High on intelligence, tactics and experience, nothing was ever impossible, and he had seemingly endless energy to pursue badguys. He taught me many things during our tour together, but two stand out... "One person, absolutely, can make a difference" and "do the right thing because it's the right thing to do"... Love ya B-lo, missing you each and every day... Frenchie



BadgeBradford Lucas (Officer)
Town of Poughkeepsie
By Donna Coffey, Poughkeepsie, NY USA
We miss you DAD!



BadgeBrent Lumley (Correctional Officer II)
Arizona State Prison Complex - Perryville
By Anonymous
Officer Lumley was killed March 7, 1997 in the performance of his duties. He had been employed by the Arizona Department of Corrections since January, 1992.

That afternoon Officer Lumley was found stabbed in the San Juan Unit. He was evacuated by helicopter to St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. The San Juan Unit has since been renamed the Lumley Unit as a memorial.

Officer Lumley is survived by his wife and young son.

Director Stewart has become a national advocate of Officer safety as a result of Brent Lumley's death.




Badge Michael Lutz (Sheriff's Deputy / Lieutenant)
Muskingum County Sheriff's Department
By A Friend, Zanesville, Ohio
Mike Lutz was shot and killed in the line of duty on July 12, 1994. While responding to a break-in at a local convenience store, the robber took Lutz's gun and shot him with it. He died soon thereafter of multiple gun shot wounds. His murderer was convicted and sentenced to death. Mike will always be missed, he was a very friendly, outgoing individual who was everyone's friend. I've never heard a bad thing said about him. He left behind a wife and son, who is also a police officer. He is dearly missed by all of Muskingum County.



Badge Roger D. Lynch (Deputy)
Livingston County Sheriff's Department In Kentucky
By Deborah Lynch
He was shot to death on June 2, 2005 while responding to a domestic violence call. He died doing a job he loved. His final actions were the actions of a hero and while he lost his own life he saved the lives of others. He left behind a wife and two children who loved him and continue to miss him. 5-30-54 EOW 6-2-05



BadgeSherry Lyons-Williams (Investigator)
Atlanta Police Department
By Marcia Dell
My partner- was killed April 4, 2001, while serving a drug warrant. She is the first female officer killed in the line of duty with the Atlanta Police Department.

On this day Investigator Lyons-Williams and Investigator Thaddeus J. Chambers were partnered along with other team members when they attempted to apprehend a suspect who had locked himself in a basement room. Upon entering the basement, the suspect fired upon Investigator Chambers wounding him and fatally injuring Investigator Lyons-Williams. Investigator Chambers returned fire killing the suspect.

"TJ" I thank GOD for your being able to rely on your instincts under the very stressful conditions that we all can find ourselves in as police officers. God bless you and all police officers and their families across the world.




"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9

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