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Park Guard Joseph Robert Sankey

Fairmount Park Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, September 1, 1964

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Reflections for Park Guard Joseph Robert Sankey

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

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

September 9, 2020

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 49th 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 2, 2013

Park Guard Sankey, I know my father knew you, because he was a Park Guard too. We honor your bravery.

Family of Sgt Ricardo Hutchinson

August 2012

Family of Sgt Ricardo Hutchinson
Philadelphia Police Dept

August 20, 2012

Park Guard Sankey, you made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of the people of Philadelphia and for that sacrifice and the service you provided up until then, you have not been forgotten. Your job was a tough one, but you did it and for that, you are a hero.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 9, 2007

You will always be remembered and may you always rest in peace.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

September 9, 2007

I remember those riots in Philadelphia. My father too was a park guard and they were called up to serve, which was unusual, since their service was in Fairmount Park. My father left the guards and retired right afterwards, Office Sankey's death no doubt was the reason.

September 25, 2006

Rest in Peace Officer Sankey. I remembeber those riots, it wasn't a good time in Philadelphia.

daughter of a deceased ParkGuard

October 26, 2005

God bless you, Officer Sankey, for your noble service. You will always be remembered. Rest in heavenly peace.

Karl Gwynne

November 14, 2004

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