Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman John W. Quirk

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, January 13, 1958

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Reflections for Patrolman John W. Quirk

Officer Quirk, I was born September of 1958. I read your story and consider your actions on behalf of your date heroic. You are deeply respected and I honor your memory. Semper Fi sir.

Captain Mike McAllister
Washington State Firefighter

January 13, 2017

My grandfather, Det. Nick Solideo (Ret.), was your partner. He remembers working those midnight shifts with you, and remembers your face like it was yesterday.

Thank you for protecting us. You are and will forever be a true hero.

Nick Solideo

February 2, 2016

Thank you for saving my life. I will always remember you

Caroline Smith (Kelly)
with Johnny when he was killed

September 4, 2014

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

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 54th 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 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

January 13, 2012

Your heroic actions that night 53 years ago shows the professionalism of the CPD. It is a true tragedy you were taken at such a young age. Thank you for your service and know the CPD will not allow you to be forgotten.

Detective Thomas Downes
Chicago

January 10, 2011

TO JOHN:
YOU HAVE BEEN REMEMBERED ALL THESE 51 YEARS. YOU WERE A FINE OFFICER, AND FRIEND. MAY WE BE TOGETHER AGAIN IN ONE OF "GOD'S MANY MANSIONS."
WALTER VALLEE

DEPUTY CHIEF WALTER VALLEE RET.
CHICAGO P.D. RETIRED

September 4, 2009

Although your tenure was short, you were a fine example of what this job should mean to those who choose to serve.

Lt. Dan Mullin-retired
Lockport PD

October 13, 2008

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

March 16, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

January 4, 2008

True courage and the definition of a hero displayed when it counted most. God bless.

DFC. Daniel O'Donnell
Orange County Sheriff's Office (FL)

January 29, 2007

49 YEARS LATER, YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN OFFICER QUIRK.
TRUE HEROES ARE ALWAYS REMEMBERED.
REST IN PEACE.

THE MEN & WOMEN OF THE NORTHEASTERN IL. UNIV. POLICE
CHICAGO,IL


Northeastern Ill. Univ. Police Dept

January 14, 2007

We will never forget....

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

October 17, 2006

A man of honour and courage.May the Lord keep you ever in peace.

January 13, 2006

Bravery and courage unsurpassed, rest easy hero, you are gone but not forgotten.

Retired police officer.

July 16, 2004

God bless you.

Anonymous

March 10, 2004

Rest in peace, you will never be forgotten. A part of America died with you.

Pat
Baltimore, MD

February 3, 2004

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