Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrol Officer John E. Palmatier

Waterbury Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, July 20, 1941

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Reflections for Patrol Officer John E. Palmatier

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 72nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 13, 2013

RIP, you are not forgotten.

Det. Shane Dufresne (retired)
Waterbury PD

March 24, 2012

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

Officer 11169

February 4, 2012

66 years ago you gave up your life, I am not even 66 years old I have just read and am touched by your story.

I sir remember you to day and thank your for your sacrafice to the City of Waterbury.

I hope more office in your department might stop and and give your the support you well dererve, thank you sir.

Pat Van DenBerghe, Manchester NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 4, 2007

Sir, I salute you: thank you for your time, service, and sacrifice. We share an uncommon name and I hope a different fate. I wonder if you are of my bloodline. Perhaps one day I will ask you myself. Until then, be at peace.

Officer Jason Palmatier
Shrewsbury Police Department

August 24, 2007

Rest in peace Officer Palmatier, your sacrifice has not been forgotten.

A citizen

May 20, 2007

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Waterbury Police Department. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Officer Palmatier deserves our appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifice. No greater love has a man than the will to give his life for another. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Officer Palmatier is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Tom Doyle
Cary Police Department, North Carolina

May 30, 2006

rest in peace...........Thank you for your time served.........

Don Mathers

August 1, 2004

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