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Private Michael L. Petrella

United States Department of the Interior - United States Park Police, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, September 25, 1965

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Reflections for Private Michael L. Petrella

Rest in peace Private Petrella.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 28, 2019

The proud men and women of the United States Park Police will never forget the ultimate sacrifice of Officer Michael Petrella and his surviving family. The selfless actions of our Fallen Heroes are the foundation of our core values (Integrity ~ Honor ~ Service). During Police Week, each year, we re-affirm and re-dedicate our commitment by honoring your service, your memory, and your sacrifice.

Chief of Police Rob MacLean
United States Park Police

May 6, 2016

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 47th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 25, 2012

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer D.Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

September 25, 2006

The Petrella family thanks the "Law Enforcement Family" for all their support. Our father, and all other fallen officers, are heroes not because they died protecting us, but because they lived to protect us.

Ron Petrella

July 19, 2005

Rest in Peace

Explorer Chris Chappell
US Park Police

July 31, 2004

Thank you for your service with the United States Park Police. I hope we have made you proud of us throughout all of these years. You will be remembered always.

United States Park Police

June 7, 2004

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