Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman John J. O'Donnell

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, March 22, 1934

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Reflections for Patrolman John J. O'Donnell

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th 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 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

March 22, 2012

Rest in Peace, Patrolman O'Donnell. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 26, 2012

Patrolman O'Donnell - March 1934 was a deadly month for DPD, you were the second of three to fall. Three Fridays ago, on a very rainy morning, I stood in the State Assembly chambers when your name was one of almost 250 read off during a motion regarding next month's Peace Officers Memorial Week. You are not forgotten.

Thank you for your service to the people of the City of Denver and the State of Colorado.

May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

May 13, 2010

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 22, 2010



February 22, 2008

Thank you for your bravery, dedication and sacrifice. May your family take comfort in the fact that you will FOREVER be a hero and NEVER be forgotten. I guess God needed another LEO in heaven, so until one day we meet, keep walking your beat on the Golden Street looking over the rest of the thin blue line. May God Bless your family, friends and colleagues.


August 19, 2007

Rest in peace fellow O'Donnell.

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

August 21, 2006

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Denver Police Department. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Patrolman O'Donnell 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 Patrolman O'Donnell 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.

Thomas Doyle
Cary Police Department, North Carolina

July 7, 2006

Rest in peace brother.

Police Officer
Denver Police Department

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