Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Edward F. O'Donnell

Portland Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Saturday, July 30, 1932

Leave a Reflection

Reflections for Patrolman Edward F. O'Donnell

Rest in peace Patrolman O' Donnell.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 23, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 30, 2020

Patrolman O’Donnell,
On today, the 86th 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 USN during WW I. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 30, 2018

Officer O'donnell was my grandmother's brother. To my mother, her siblings and her cousins, Officer O'Donnell was "Uncle Eddie the policeman". My family remembers "Uncle Eddie" as the ever trustworthy and respectable beat cop. The neighborhood kids would happily tag along behind him if they spotted him making rounds. Eddie's only young daughter Hope was my mother's age. Hope spent so much time with my mother's family after Eddie's death that she was thought to have been my mother's third sister. Sad times for the O'Donnell and Ward Clans on munjoy Hill.

Former Portland patrolman Gary Anderson
I was issued Uncle Eddie's badge number 42

March 29, 2017

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 81rst 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 23, 2013

Thank you Sir for your Heroism, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

July 30, 2012

RIP Hero! Lest we forget!

Police Corporal Matt Lyons
Oceanside Police Department

June 22, 2008

Rest in Peace!

Police Corporal Matt Lyons (Historian)
Oceanside Police Department, Cal

January 21, 2008

Rest in peace brother.

DFC. Daniel O'Donnell
Orange County Sheriff's Office (FL)

August 21, 2006

Slán agus beannacht leat. Go n-éirí an bóthar leat!
Slán go fóill. Cead Mile Failte!

Officer Matt Lyons
Oceanside Police Dept., Ca

November 18, 2003

Officer O'Donnell, Thank you for your service to the people of the City of Portland, the State of Maine and the United States. You are not forgotten!

Officer Matt Lyons
Oceanside Police Dept., Ca.

November 18, 2003

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.