Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Patrick Joseph Pollock

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Friday, December 12, 1986

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Reflections for Officer Patrick Joseph Pollock

Thinking about both you and Dan on the anniversary of your death. I was working that Friday night in Laramie and heard about the shooting although no details initially. I was there at your funeral to stand with all your brothers and sisters in your honor. You are not forgotten.

Sgt. Richard D. Michel (Retired)
Laramie Police Department, Laramie, Wyoming

December 13, 2022

Pat, today is 12/12/22, thirty five years have passed and you are not forgotten. I'm going to Mass today in your honor. I still feel as though you are guarding me. I know you are playing cards in Heaven with Michael the Arch Angel. All your Patrick children are doing well. Thank you , Love of my Life.
Sharen Tilley-Pollock

Sharen Lee Tilley-Pollock
Common Law Wife

December 12, 2022

Patrick still to this day I am affected by your death and being taken from the earth. See at six yeats old you were my hero and to me you were invincible. For perhaps the first time in my young life i felt safe when you and mom dated. As a kid who knew his share of violence you showed me that men could be gentle and yet still be tough as leather. Every year on the day of your passing the world is just different to me. Thanks for showing me what a real man was. I miss you more than I could ever express in words. I love you more than anything still to this day. Thanks for watching over me in life. And introducing me jamocha ice cream from hagen daaz

Jed myera
Son of friend

December 13, 2020

Pat and the Pollock family, unbelievable that tomorrow, Dec 12, 2020, marks the 34th anniversary of the tragedy of Pat's death. All of you continue to be in my heart and prayers. Pat was a true example of what the badge represents as a professional and a person. This day brings sad thoughts but also some wonderful memories of a very special friend. God bless you all. Julie Langfield Lobato

Julie Langfield Lobato

December 12, 2020

I think of you often Pat. I enjoyed working a car with you in District 2. You were a good partner. Today, for the first time since your death I finally was able to listen to the entire radio room recording of that day when I dispatched you to the call. It grieves me to this day. Rest in peace.

Patrolman Forrest McClure (retired)
Denver Police Dept.

January 13, 2020

Thinking of you today Pat. I pray you are looking down on us and see how you affected all of us, from the way we live our lives to how we raised our kids. Nothing can bring a tear to my eye faster than the thought of you or the mention of your name. Nothing can bring a smile faster either. I know you are doing awesome things in heaven, because you sure did during your short time here. God bless you always.

Jackie Wallis
Daughter of Denver Det. Robert Wallis, EOW 2/09/1988

December 12, 2019

My brother and I were explorer cadets with DPD. My first Cop funeral. I was in awe of the pomp and circumstance of the funeral. Now I've been to too many to count. RIP brother.

Sergeant Mark Elliot
Aurora CO Police Department

December 6, 2019

I vividly remember that day that your life was so violently ended. You acted bravely and heroically on that day, as did Dan Saracino. It is hard to believe that 32 years has passed since you left us. Rest in peace, are not forgotten.

Jeffrey Rawson, Retired
Denver P.D. 86043

December 13, 2018

Dearest cousin Pat,
It's been 31 years today - I remember our last conversation a week before your death at a family Christmas party. I had recently graduated from the police academy and you were so upset with me because I was at the party on a Saturday night! I tried to explain to you that I was in the FTO program and therefore had the night off. We laughed because as a rookie I had the weekend off - you gave me so much crap!

In less than a week later while working patrol I was notified of a shooting in which a DPD officer was transported to DGH. My life changed forever that day - my mentor my cousin was gone. No longer around to share my LE experiences with - so sad.

But, I think of you all the time - I am still in law enforcement (started my 32nd year) and have worked through the ranks - attended the FBINA in September 2013 - the US Flag flew over the US Capitol that year on your anniversary date December 12th.

I remember how proud you were of me when I graduated from the academy in Sept 1986 - I hope I've continued to make you proud. I've felt you with me on my journey through law enforcement - my very own Guardian Angel.

Love and miss you cuz.....

Larry L Mundell
Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Golden, CO

December 12, 2017

Pat, You are not forgotten. I named my son after you, his name is Patrick Joseph Tilley-Ashmore. He was born on Jan. 2, 1990. He lives in Pueblo, Colorado, in a beautiful home that is paid for, his car is paid for. Like you, he has
graduated with honors from PCC/ He works in the call center.

Your brother Michel and his wife had a baby born on your birthday Feb. 3, 1988? named Patrick Joseph Pollock.

Many poems and songs have been written about you. You died a Hero as you wished. A program has been started in your name. The Patrick Pollock cops and robbers program and a radio gifts for children at Christmas continues over 30 years later. Special Training programs have formed because of you. Pat, my love, you are not forgotten.

Sharen Lee Tilley,
common wife

July 12, 2017

You are not forgotten. Many good times with good people!
Never will be forgotten, Pat.

Juliette Kroekel
Former wife of a DPD officer

February 26, 2017

Patrick thirty years later and this day still affects me. You were a major part of my happy memories asma child. You made my mama so happy and accept me and my sister as your own. You are always in my heart and my mind. I love you

Jed myers

December 12, 2016

Dear Pat, I think of you everyday. Thirty years cannot even begin to diminish the fond memories. You made such an impact on so many lives & we will forever love you for it. Always in my heart.


December 12, 2016

Hey Patrick, I really miss you this year. I know you are looking down on me from heaven and are in a better place. But I really wish I could see you again. I'm a little big to sit on your lap but I sure would love a hug and to see your smile. I love you - Sara


December 8, 2016

Today would mark Pat's 60th birthday! Thinking of him today with wonderful memories and prayers for his family! Julie Langfield Lobato

Julie - Friend

February 3, 2016

Patrick was a friend and mentor to me. He taught me to play chess, and is still thought of at every game. He was one of the kindest people I've ever known. I remember fondly his Orange Crush can walled man cave. I now live within a few blocks of where his EOW happened. I get choked every time I pass that sign/house. He is still missed and never forgotten. Thank you Patrick for making so many lives better.


January 14, 2016

My Dear Friend Pat,
Your Dad was my Father's best friend. Our families were intertwined. We went to Regis High and played sports together. We both took both tests, I got on the DFD and you the DPD. Your name is read and remembered at every class reunion. Nobody who knew you will ever forget what a great guy you were. A man is judged by the company he keeps. I'm proud and fortunate to have had you for a friend. Rest in Peace Brother.

Regis Donovan
Denver Fire Dept. (retired)

January 13, 2016

Patrick, thinking of you today. We will never forget the sacrifice you made that day. You are always in our prayer's and thought's.

George Makolondra
Retired Denver Police Dept.

December 12, 2015

So many years have passed and the heartache of you being taken
will never go away. You were the most kind, thoughtful, polite person that I have ever known and your sense of humor would lighten up the room. You touched and made such a difference in so many lives during your short time here on Earth. Miss you and will hold the memories close. God Bless.


September 28, 2015

Thinking of you a lot lately, Pat. I would give anything to have you here, a part of our lives. I know you watch over us and know we will all be together again. You are the kindest, most beautiful soul I will ever know. Thank you for caring about me and making me feel special. I miss you so much.


February 27, 2015

Patrick, It's been 28 years, and I still miss you. You were always so good to me. I will never forget all of us sitting and watching cheesy werewolf movies or our trips to Vail for the ski races. Your friendship will never die. Love you my brother!

Karen Padilla Kestrel

May 15, 2014

Patrick, you are always in my prayer's.

Rest In Peace My Brother.

Retired Officer George Makolondra
Denver Police Dept

December 12, 2012

Thinking of you on this 12/12/12 - Know that I love you still even through the changes in my life. You are always in my heart - Susan


December 12, 2012

Dear Patrick, I will always remember you and the wonderful man you were. Your almost daughter Sara


December 12, 2012

I was Pat’s sergeant for three years at District 2 until I was transferred, six months before his death. I took Pat’s death very hard and I still think about him often.

Dan Rubin, Captain (Ret.)
Denver Police Department

April 11, 2012

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