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Patrolman Thomas O'Malley

Scranton Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Monday, July 3, 1933

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Reflections for Patrolman Thomas O'Malley

I always knew that Patrolman Thomas O’Malley was a true hero, from family accounts of his bravery, courage and honor, and now verified in print, how it went down on a domestic call and ambush, as passed down by my family as a blood relative, born 25 years after, that his legacy is true of all police who are soldiers of peace , and hold the same respect for all the fallen officers killed while protecting the public, besides law enforcement. Protecting the people is and should be the highest priority and it takes a special breed to be a hero, which Uncle Tom was one of many. RIP all, knowing your legacy is still alive.

Joseph O’Malley
Blood related

September 29, 2022

A true hero!

Thomas John O'Malley

February 12, 2022

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest In Peace always.

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

July 3, 2020

My grandfather. Unfortunately I never had the opportunity to meet him though. Thank you for all you did and all that you stood for. Rest in Peace.

Kathleen O'Malley

February 6, 2018



July 20, 2015

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

July 4, 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 77th anniversary year 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

December 20, 2012

Patrolman Thomas O'Malley,

The circumstances of your death are among the most horrific. To have died in the act of making an arrest whereby you were stabbed and shot is to have died in the heat of battle. We who wear the uniform and call ourselves soldiers of the law can now only stand and admire your courage. Protecting others is the essence of our existence. Dedication, Commitment and Valor speak for you now and they deem you a Hero among Heros. Embrace the legion of others who have made this sacrifice before you and enter enternity knowing that we remember you. To you, sir, I render a final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

September 4, 2008

On this 74th anniversary of your untimely departure, you should know that you will never be forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

July 1, 2007

Every officer killed in the line of duty should be remembered with a reflection.

Rest in Peace my brother.

Sgt. Mark DeStefano
Orange Co. Sheriff's Office Orlando Fl.

August 27, 2006

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