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Patrolman Otto Michael Roberto

Irvington Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, February 27, 1969

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Reflections for Patrolman Otto Michael Roberto

I worked With Otto and it still hurts me till today. What a great young man. I’ll never forget him.

Carlos marks
Irvington motor cycle patrol. Friend.

April 17, 2019

I worked With Otto and it still hurts me till today. What a great young man. I’ll never forget him.

Carlos marks
Irvington motor cycle patrol. Friend.

April 15, 2019

Remembering Patrolman Roberto . R.I.P. 50 years since he gave his life in the line of duty . I remember the incident well .

paul russo civilian from police family

February 27, 2019

Patrolman Roberto,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Irvington. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 27, 2019

Ofc. Roberto,
I am Cpl. Anderson #4892 and work for the Austin Police Department. I have taken your place in the line of police officers. I was born the same day you were killed.
I turn 50 years old on the anniversary of your death and have been an officer for 22 1/2 years.
we are connected you and I and will remember you on my birthday.

Cpl. Al Anderson
Austin Police Department

January 17, 2019

We honor your memory on the 46th anniversary of your sacrifice . RIP Ptl. Roberto .

civilian from police family

February 27, 2015

thank you for your service ptl. roberto. and thanks to ODMP for updating the story of this fine officer.

paul russo civilian from police family

August 14, 2014

to honor your memory on the 45th anniversary of your death, i have sent updated information with your picture to the ODMP . i hope to see the update soon. RIP

paul russo civilian supporter from police family

July 30, 2014

I was an officer in Irvington,NJ from 1967-1969 and remember the day I came to work for my 1330-2230 hours shift. The lineup was quiet as we were told how Otto had been shot while trying to arrest a suspect near the Newark/Irvington line. We were shown his leather jacket and the holes made by the rounds that caused Otto's wounds which proved to be fatal. All of the officers as well as I left for our tour of duty heavy hearted with a real awareness of how life can change in an instant. Otto was a good officer and his bravery as told by witnesses deserves recognition. God bless you and RIP.

Sheriff's Officer - Retired
Friend

December 26, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 43rd 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 and your memory will always be honored amd revered.

Rest In Peace.

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

February 27, 2012

Thanks for your services.

David

February 27, 2012

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

February 21, 2008

Patrolman Roberto,
On today, the 36th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Irvington.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

February 27, 2005

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