Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Thomas V. Pegues

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, August 19, 1974

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Reflections for Police Officer Thomas V. Pegues

Rest In Peace , hero ! Thank you for your device to country and city . Too bad the gunman was removed from country after jail . He should have stayed in jail for life !
God bless your family

Ret. Po ohara
Nypd mounted

August 19, 2021

Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your heroic actions and sacrifice.

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

August 19, 2020

Rest in peace my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

August 19, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Pegues.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 18, 2019

Semper Fidelis!

Sgt J. Palmer
Lexington (KY) PD

March 31, 2019

May God continue to bless the family of Officer Pegues. Peace and love! FTO St.Clair Chicago Police Department.

FTO St.Clair
Chicago Police Department

March 30, 2019

Always remembered that horrible day. May you continue to rest in perpetual peace my brother. May your family always be blessed, and watched over by you. Until we meet. He, who has done so much harm, shall meet his maker.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

August 19, 2017

Semper Fidelis! RIP

MGysgt Greene

May 7, 2017

Proud to send my No Parole letter today. You have not been forgotten sir and will forever be remembered for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Donnie Meaders
Seminole County (OK) S.O.

April 17, 2017

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

April 1, 2017

My NO PAROLE letter went out today. My prayers are with PO Pegues family at this time.

Thank you for your service, PO Pegues

Greg Leeb
Grandson of retired NYPD officer

March 29, 2017

May you continue to rest in Holy repose until that great and glorious Resurrection Day. I can't even begin to imagine what was felt by your Family and your Friends on that tragic day! Again may you rest in peace faithful Servant.

Bishop, Rev.Gerald A. Berry
Christian Support & Advocacy Services of Illinois

March 28, 2017

Uncle Thomas,

I never got the chance to meet you, hear your voice, have a conversation with you, laugh with you or even hug you but your presence is always felt. I always enjoying hearing the stories from my mom and your other siblings. It saddens me when I see and hear other families speak on how they have lost someone in the line of duty because I can only imagine what was felt by our family on that dreadful day. Continue to Rest In Peace.

Janay McKoy
Neice (daughter of Bernadette Pegues-McKoy)

November 7, 2016

I miss Uncle Thomas as much today as when my family got the message back in 1974. But I thank God for the short time I had with him and the hopeful future.

Shawn Pegues
Oldest niece

August 19, 2016

It was my honor to research newspapers, books and magazines and find a Photo of you in the PBA Magazine and make sure your photo was put on this site. I wanted to put a face to your heroism in the Line of Duty. I did the research because you are a brother officer and no matter how many years past, you will always be remembered. Rest Easy Hero.

APO Christian Durante
NYPD: 68th Precinct Auxiliary Police Unit

February 5, 2016

I worked with Tom many nights in TPF & wanted to share my thoughts & prayers at this time. God Bless Tom & his family during these times of unrest. Rest in Peace, TOM :-(

P.O. Anthony Poveromo,retired, 1973-1985
NYPD - Tactical Patrol Force

December 30, 2014

At your funeral I was chosen as an honorary pall bearer, it was an honor I will never forget. my thoughts are constantly drawn to you, your service to the community and your death in the line of duty. May you rest in peace.

Chief John P. Salmon
Madison NJ Police Dept.

December 27, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 39th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

March 18, 2013

Godspeed sir. Your service and sacrifice is not forgotten.

Det M. Donovan

August 19, 2012

Officer Pegues, so many years have passed since your last day on the watch. But, know that you have never been forgotten. Your family, has cried many nights and smile and laugh more days than nights. We in blue thank you and will continue to serve our Departments with the same honor your did for the NYPD. Thank-you and watch over your family (blue). Rest in peace.

Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department

January 8, 2011

Thirty-six years have passed since that tragic night in the 103.
Rest in Peace my friend.

To Tom's family,please take some comfort in knowing that his brothers in blue have not forgotten this hero.

TPF-Our likes will never be seen again

August 20, 2010

the scum that killed officer pegues was turned down for parole. till june 2007. hope he gets turned down for that as well


January 19, 2010

I said a little prayer today for Police Officer Pegues and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

August 10, 2009

I remember the hugs and kisses on the cheeks. The swinging on the neck and the bouncing on the knees. I remember thinking all my family looks so much alike. Especially Unca'Thomas and my daddy and Reg. He was next to my daddy and the second most important man in my life. Our favorite thing to do was when he came "home" was to take all the kids to White Castles. To this very day I can't eat a murder burger without a tear and a smile. Evertime I see a funeral on t.v. I relive what my family felt and went through. I pray for all. Sabrina if you see this, know your Dad was a very special man.
Love You

Shawn Pegues
niece (oldest)

June 8, 2009

As my career's end is coming closer, I decided to check and find those who had lost their lives during the year that I was hired. While it's been many years since your passing, I'm sure those you left behind and those whom with you served with distinction have kept you alive in their memories. Thank you for your service and for looking out for us who continue in our chosen profession. Rest in peace Officer Pegues.

Sgt. Robert Mau Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 18, 2008

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