Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Benjamin Wallace

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, January 8, 1946

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Reflections for Patrolman Benjamin Wallace

Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace and may your family be assuaged of their grief.

Sergeant Russell Hamilton
CDCR Retired
Founder, Keepers of Kaos FB

November 19, 2021

Patrolman Wallace,
On today, the 75th anniversary of of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 8, 2021

Rest in peace Patrolman Wallace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 7, 2021

Never forgotten!


January 10, 2020



January 8, 2018

Rest in peace hero.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 8, 2018

Gone home to be with granddad but never forgotten; our family is still growing

Betty wallace

May 5, 2015

67 years. Not forgotten.

RIP Benjamin


January 8, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th 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.

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 8, 2012

65 years-not forgotten.



January 8, 2012

I'am the Grand-niece of Benjamin ,as I begin to put together a family tree website I 've been interested in the life of my uncle he was my grandfather's older brother. I have heard when I was younger from some of the old timers that were still alive in the 70's who remembered him and told me of the respect that he got from the neighborhood for his consistant availability and his presence was always known. So as I write this reflection let me add that the wallace men were a very big part of the Harlem fiber in a time when black men fought for their rights to be counted as a man ,wallace men were making strides already with out permission from society.

Karen Wallace

September 15, 2011

Benjamin-65 years ago today you gave your life to the City of New York. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.


January 8, 2011

Patrolman Wallace has never been forgotten. Your bravery has set a mark in Our Department. Thank you for your service. May you rest in Peace and may God watch over you and your family.


January 8, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Wallace and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

January 7, 2009


Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 2, 2008

The Lord knows how good a man Patrolman Wallace was. He now patrols inside the Pearly Gates. He earned his reward by giving his life for us. Thank you Patrolman Benjamin Wallace. Rest In Peace, Sir

The Sarge
A Georgia agency

April 21, 2007

Thank you Patrolman Wallace for your service and sacrifice... I salute you with one word---P-I-O-N-E-E-R, also with these poetic words.....

Dear Family and Friends,

I have moved on to higher grounds.
I am in a beautiful place filled with joy and happiness.
It’s a place free of pain and suffering.
I am here with family members who have passed before me.
So don’t dwell on the fact that I am gone.
Because we all know that life must go on.

Broken hearts and watery eyes will be sure to come.
Let me tell you some things, in hope that it will ease your mind.
I left this world peacefully and felt no pain.
I am now at last, at peace.
So live each day to it’s fullest because tomorrow is not promised.
So shed a few tear and then move on.
Because we all know that life must go on.

I am sorry I had to leave you in such a hurry.
Think about all the good times that we shared.
All the funny things I use to say.
Your broken hearts will someday mend.
And we will see each other once again.
Things that I left undone will have to stay that way.
Yes, I was taking within a twinkling of an eye.
But at that very moment, I decided to turn my life over to GOD.
And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

March 5, 2005


Like each tiny grain of sand,through an hourglass
Our lives shift gently, without any definite
peroid of time,
Some of us soar slowly, like birds flying upon
feathery wings
While others seem to pass quickly, like fresh
grapes on a vine.

It is hard to tell your loved one good bye, if
only for a while
Though you know your souls later, will be forever
Missing their arms surrounding you, and their
face filling smile
Yet they're always there guiding you, if you're
open to their signs!

When you just can not picture, how life without
them could be
Tears filling your eyes, as a swelling stream
never ending,
If you just think about God's love, then you
suddenly will see
What one thinks of as death, is truly a life
peacefully beginning !!

So grieve as you must, but don't let it take away
your life
Given so preciously to us, from our Lord God up
Whether a Sister, brother, son, daughter,.....
husband or wife
Everyone is blessed by our Savior, with beautiful
eternal life!

March 5, 2005

It's a shame that there were no relections until now. God bless your sacrifice, Officer Wallace and thank you.

Jonathan D. Phillips

January 8, 2005

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