Patrolman Anthony Taddeo, Jr.

Patrolman Anthony Taddeo, Jr.

Hastings on Hudson Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, June 3, 1979

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Anthony Taddeo, Jr.

Patrolman Anthony Taddeo succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning while on patrol. He was found in his patrol car, which had been backed into a dirt mound, forcing the fumes into his car.

Patrolman Taddeo had served with the agency for 8 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Exposure to toxins

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Lately I've been noticing
I say the same things he used to say
And I even find myself acting the very same way
I tap my fingers on the table
To the rhythm in my soul
And I jingle the car keys
When I'm ready to go
When I look in the mirror
He's right there in my eyes
Starin' back at me and I realize

The older I get
The more I can see
How much he loved my mother and my brother and me
And he did the best that he could
And I only hope when I have my own family
That everyday I see
A little more of my father in me

There were times I thought he was bein'
Just a little bit hard on me
But now I understand he was makin' me
Become the man he knew that I could be
In everything he ever did
He always did with love
And I'm proud today to say I'm his son
When somebody says I hope I get to meet your dad
I just smile and say you already have

The older I get
The more I can see
How much he loved my mother and my brother and me
And he did the best that he could
And I only hope when I have my own family
That everyday I see
A little more of my father in me

He's in my eyes
My heart, my soul
My hands, my pride
And when I feel alone

And I think I can't go on
I hear him sayin' "Son you'll be alright"
Everything's gonna be alright"
Yes it is

The older I get
The more I can see
That he loved my mother and my brother and me
And he did the best that he could
And I only hope when I have my own family
That everyday I see
Oh I hope I see
I hope everyday I see
A little more of my father in me

A little more of my father in me
I hope everyday I see in me
In me
In me
I hope everyday I see

A little more of my father in me


Miss you every day dad

Anthony N W Taddeo III
LOVING Son

June 5, 2020

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