Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Patrick F. Whalen

Yonkers Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, February 23, 1934

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Reflections for Police Officer Patrick F. Whalen

True Hero, that is how Police Officer Patrick Whalen is known and will always be known.... All police officers should take note and should,will and can learn about absolute bravery from you Officer Whalen!

God Bless You for your heroic service, peacefully rest!

Ret PennsP/O and State Investigator

August 8, 2014

Officer whalen is a hero because he put the life of others before we his own. Officer Whalen will be missed.

Student, Oscar Bedolla
Mission Hills High School

May 2, 2014

Thanks for your services, Patrick.


February 23, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th 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.

I sm in awe of and humbled by your were a true American hero.

Rest In Peace

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

February 23, 2012

You are a True American Hero Sir, RIP as you shall never be forgotten.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 23, 2012

A truer hero never existed. Thank you Officer Whalen, for your sacrifice in life, and death.

You are not forgotten. It's people like you that make me proud to be a cop.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 23, 2011

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

Robyn Wilkes

February 16, 2009

Your story is still told and you will never be forgotten.
Please watch over your brothers and bring them the strength to trust what they do every day makes a difference.

Yonkers Citizen

June 24, 2008


Van Den Berghe

February 14, 2008

Merry Christmas Brother, you are gone but never forgotten

PO William Pataky # 935
Yonkers Police

December 25, 2007

Officer Patrick F. Whalen you are without a doubt a true "Hero" you made a decision without regard for your own safety. I am proud to have been able to see your story and learn your name. You are not forgotten. God Speed Brother.

Detective Thomas Tully
Southampton Town Police, Long Island, N.Y.

October 27, 2006

Everyday I patrol my post and I pass the spot where you made the ultimate sacrafice in defense of another and everyday I stop and think how proud I am to know that I am patrolling the same streets that a great man such as yourself did. May God Bless you brother, you truly are one of Yonkers Finest. Lest We Forget

PO William Pataky
Yonkers Police

May 19, 2006

I wonder what became of that 10-year-old little girl and hope that she never forgot the tremendous sacrifice you made to save her life.

You are truly a hero.

Anne Arundel County PD, Maryland

April 5, 2006

HEROS Live Forever...

You my brother are the true definition of Hero. You will NEVER be forgotten.

Thank you for your sacrifice and dedication.

October 18, 2005

The true definition of a hero!

Chief Deputy Tim Schaffer
Wells County Sheriffs Office, In.

March 17, 2005

You are a true hero, Sir. You gave your life without hesitation to save another. You will never be forgotten.

A citizen

August 10, 2004

Officer Whalen, a true hero in every sence of the word. You gave your life without hesitation. If only we all could be a brave and courageous. Rest in peace Brother Patrick you will not be forgotten.

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

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