Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David A. Regan

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, May 28, 2000

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Reflections for Police Officer David A. Regan

Rest in peace my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

May 28, 2018

Rest in peace my brother in blue.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

May 28, 2017

Just left D.C. stopped at the wall again, I always remember the night at the installation dinner when I sat with you and your Dad what a great time and really got to know what a great guy you are.
R.I.P. Brother

Lt Larry Sullivan NYSC
Retired GCP FD

May 28, 2016

Thank you for your service, and may you continue to rest in peace.

Grandson of retired NYPD officer Greg

May 28, 2016

Your brother misses you. Your niece and nephew Kayla and Brian remember vaguely about you. They are grown up and are amazing people. You would've loved them. You have a nephew that you've never met, Matthew Alexander and a cute little niece that you never met, Kathryn Rose. We know that you are up there looking upon us. And that you are our guardian angel. Mom and dad regan are still with us but I'm sure you know that. And there's not a day that goes by that they don't think of you. We miss you and love you.

Shalini
Sister-in-law

May 28, 2016

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
Texas

May 28, 2015

R.I.P

Sergeant
NYPD

May 25, 2015

When you think of Dave ...There are only 3 words that come to mind ... Sweet .. Loving & Caring !!! There will never be another guy like you !! There isn't a day that goes by that I don't think about you or miss you!! I'll always cherish Our childhood memories ... Forever you'll be .. In MY HEART!!

Becky
Friend

May 22, 2014

Hey Dave. Think about you every day. I am sure you are watching over my kids, wish you could hang out with them. We all miss you.

Brian Regan
brother

May 19, 2014

Dave was more than an officer and volunteer fireman- he was a tireless worker and always there to help someone. He was not only my cousin, but friend. Years later I still laugh while telling stories and reflecting about the times we had. Never forgotten brother!

Brett Ubbens
Cousin

July 5, 2013

12 years-not forgotten.
RIP David

TPF/SCU
NYPD

May 28, 2012

Fidelis ad Mortem!

PO ADAMS
NYPD 46 PCT

July 19, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the ninth 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.

Phyllis Loya

Anonymous

May 28, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Police Officer Regan and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

May 26, 2009

Dave, As we appraoch the 8th anniversary of your accident not a day goes by that I dont think of the loss we all suffered. Miss your laugh and your joking, Miss you brother... RIP

Detective Robert Brager
NYPD ESU

May 16, 2009

"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 2, 2008

Being that I am now an instructor with in the Police Academy I think about company 98-34. I look out to the seats were we would be sitting if we were back in those times. I remember how you brought your cheese sandwiches for lunch wrapped in the wonder bread packaging and how we teased you. I cant forget the day in the auditorium when a guest speaker said to the recruits "look to the person at your left, look to the person at your right, this person may not make their two years probation and we smirked and said see you in twenty. Even though your no longer with us I still think about you, how much fun we had as we sat next to each other every day for eight months and how I hate the fact that the guest speaker was right. We all miss you Regan. Rest in Peace. Love Pugh

P.O.
New York City Police department

July 24, 2007

God Speed, Brother.

P.O.K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

June 17, 2007

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Regan on the anniversary of his passing.
Thank you for your service and dedication. Rest in peace.
Heros are never forgotten.

911 Dispatcher
Virginia

May 28, 2007

May you rest safe in the hollow of His Hand.May He comfort and strengthen your loved ones.G-d Bless.

May 28, 2007

Dave, the short time I spent with you in the 62 you always showed courage and respect. You was a great officer and a good friend.
Rest in peace my brother

Ret. Sgt Richard Cosentino
NYPD

May 22, 2006

1 corintians 13:4-8

4 Love is patient and kind; love is not jealous or boastful; 5 it is not arrogant or rude. Love does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; 6 it does not rejoice at wrong, but rejoices in the right. 7 Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 8 Love never ends

Officer Regan, thank you for your service and dedication. You will be missed and never forgotten. May your family, fiancee, and everyone who loves you stay strong in the memories and love you shared with them.

I lost my fiancée, Scott Stewart, in August of 2002. There not a day that goes by without him in my heart and mind. I understand the pain your fiancee must feel from being ripped from you to soon. The support and love from others who know my pain have helped tremendously.

To your fiancee, if you ever feel the need to reach out to others who know your pain, please contact me and other s/o’s. A search on yah groups will bring you to us. Just enter the below as it is.


Always remember as long as your heart beats David will be with you. He’s there everyday in your heart.

Hugs,
Monica
Fiancee Scott Stewart EOW 8-11-02 Detroit

OfficerDownSignificantOthers

March 7, 2005

Dave also served his community by being a Volunteer Fireman in Garden City Park,NY.I have had the privledge to work side by side with him many times and to consider him a brother. Dave will truly be missed by all.

Lt. Lawrence Sullivan
New York State Courts

September 3, 2004

Every so often since i began the Police Academy in January I would visit this page and read the story of a featured officer on the first page killed in the line of duty. Today I saw the picture and the patch, I now wear proudly of a fallen officer, a brother, who i will never get to meet Every time I see this I read the comments made by friends and family and see an officer that was loved and adored by many. RIP Officer Regan, the many lost from the NYPD, and the others lost around the country

PO - Transit Manhattan Task Force

Police Officer
NYPD

July 28, 2004

Rest in Peace Dave.

A Brother from the 4-8
NYPD

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