Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman John A. Stenzel

Niagara Falls Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, January 6, 1941

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Reflections for Patrolman John A. Stenzel

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 6, 2018

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 12, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 72nd 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 who was murdered in the 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. How nice that your family is able to honor you on this site.

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

January 6, 2012

This was my great grandfather. I am proud to see he is being honored this way. Thank You

Cpl. John R Stenzel
Riverside County Sheriff's Dept. So Cal.

August 28, 2011

Dear Stenzel Family and the Brothers and Sisters of N.F.P.D.

As some of pertend to know what is a duty of a police officer, we really do not. We never know what goes on behind the closed doors nor do we know everything about POLICE WORK. We live in a world where people today do not give these men and woman of the Law enforcement world the respect they deserve. I thank you all for protecting me and my city to keep safe day and night and for doing a job that I wouldn't want to do today.

A young child,
is wandering around,
looking for mommy and daddy.
You see them,
while driving around,
you are not on duty,
yet you stop,
and help reunite a family.

A person is weaving,
around the road,
you stop them,
for drunk driving.
They fail the roadside test,
and you arrest them.
What you didn’t see,
was an elderly person,
walking across the street,
around the bend.
If it weren’t for you,
They might be dead.

A person has left the ER,
dressed in a johnny,
heading for a bridge,
wanting to die.
You stop them,
and talk them into going back.
They may not realize it,
at the time,
but you did them a great service,
and they will realize it,
once they get better.

You help people all the time,
some do not notice right away,
but that does not mean,
they are not thankful.
Even some of those that you arrest,
are thankful in the end.
Please, Please,
Continue to help us,
we may not seem grateful,
at the time,
but truly we are.
Do not be discouraged,
keep your chin up,
and know that we,
appreciate you tremendously.

Last night I lay in bed
My gut sick and sour
pounding in my head
tragedy struck this hour

Knowing something was not right
the void of not knowing
kept awake half the night
while red lights were glowing

While the world lay sleeping
we are alert and awake
vigilant guard he was keeping
making no mistake

All of us connected by fate
a brother now laid
forever to rest on this date
his oath and promise be paid

St Michael Protect Us ...

For we fight the good fight
leaving our families behind
kissing them good night
going back to the grind

Put ourselves in harms way
so that others may rest
knowing we keep evil at bay
being the best of the best

The blue line has been stained
with the blood of a brother
all feel sorrow and are pained
all feel the loss of another

Thank You all.

Scott Mayes

July 21, 2011

I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Stenzel and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He died a New York hero.


January 7, 2009



January 1, 2008

God Speed Brother...

You will NEVER be forgotten...

December 19, 2005

Rest in peace blue angel.

concerned citizen

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