Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Joseph Prihoda

Stickney Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, August 26, 1928

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Reflections for Patrolman Joseph Prihoda

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 26, 2020

Officer Prihoda's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 12-20-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

December 20, 2017

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 75th 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.

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

April 14, 2013

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Prihoda. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 29, 2013

It has been 83 years since you the ultimate sacrifice but thanks to this web site your contribution shall never be forgotten. Thank you for your dedication to duty.

Detective Thomas Downes

August 26, 2011

Thank you for your dedicated service. Your name will also be added to the Cook County Memorial that is being planned not far from where you use to patrol. Keep watch over those still on patrol.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen officer
Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

Bob Gordon, Chicago Gold Star Father

September 2, 2006

Patrolman Joseph Prihodas name was added to the Illinois Police Officers Memorial in Springfield this week. You will never be forgotten Brother.

Sgt Frank Lara
Riverside,IL PD

May 6, 2006


After all these years you are still remembered for a job well done. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace sir.

Captain Robert W. Cannon; Retired
Vermilion County Illinois Sheriff's Dept.

October 5, 2004

To Officer Prihoda;;;Gone but not forgotten..

God Bless you

terry miyares, surviving spouse
Officer Emilio Miyares, Hialeah PD< Fl 11/6/86

August 21, 2004

We will not let you be in peace, my brother

Peace Officers Memorial Foundation of Cook County Illinois

September 1, 2003

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