Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Inspector John F. Donahue

Waterbury Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Monday, August 2, 1920

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Reflections for Inspector John F. Donahue

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd 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 26, 2013

RIP, you are not forgotten.

Det. Shane Dufresne (retired)
Waterbury PD

March 24, 2012

Rest in Peace, Inspector Donahue. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2012

Another long time death 87 years ago.

Thank you for your service, you are remember today and so appreciated for the life you lived and for the services you gave to your comminity.

I hope more officers stop here and pay their respects that are well deserved by you. Rest in peace sir, and God bless you for your sacrafice.

Please also keep an angel over the officers now service in Waterbury Ct.

Pat VAn Den Berghe, Manchesterm, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manhester, NH

October 4, 2007

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

October 31, 2006

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 Inspector Donahue 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 Inspector Donahue 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 27, 2006

Inspector Donahue you were holding the "Thin Blue Line" before it was even called that. You are remembered.

Sr. Trooper Keith Miller (Ret)
Oregon State Police

August 8, 2004

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