Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer John E. Costello

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Tuesday, May 30, 1961

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Reflections for Officer John E. Costello

Officer Costello,
On today, the 56th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 30, 2017

Thank you for all the thoughts and prayers for our Family. What a blessing for our family to know others think of him. many years (55) have gone by but not one day do I not think of him. How brave my mother was and still is! please try to contact us! we would appreciate the memories you have.

Colleen Costello Cunningham
Daughter of John E. Costello

April 8, 2016

Moments after the crash three of us came upon the site of the crash while on our way to school. At the age of 8 this was the saddest thing I had seen. Many adults ran to help him to no avail. It still feel the sadness of that day after all these years. God bless his family, and all that serve.

LT USN (Ret) S. Kemper

March 27, 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

May 31, 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 59th 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

June 1, 2012

On the 48th anniversary of Officer Costello's death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Officer Costello is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

June 1, 2010

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer Danny Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

May 31, 2007

Rest in Peace


May 17, 2006

You are not forgotten, rest in peace.

Ofc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Dept.

March 18, 2004

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