Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman James I. Young

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, February 12, 1936

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Reflections for Patrolman James I. Young

Rest In Peace

Mark Mottola

February 12, 2020

RIP and may the soul of James Young rest in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

July 26, 2016

RIP Patrolman. You are not forgotten.

Police Officer (retired)
New York Police Department

November 21, 2015

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th 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 dimishes respect and 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

February 13, 2012

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

Robyn Wilkes

February 9, 2009



February 9, 2008

I have never met you, but I salute you. I am not a police officer yet, but hope to continue on in the footsteps of great men and women like you.

Robert Powell
An American

February 12, 2006

~The Dash Between The Years~

I read of a man who stood to speak
At the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on her tombstone
From the beginning ... to the end.
He noted that first came her date of birth
And spoke the following date with tears,
But he said what mattered most of all
Was the "dash" between those years. (1900-1970)

For that "dash" represents all the time
That she spent alive on earth
And only those who loved her
Know what that little line is worth.
For it matters not, how much we own;
The cars...the house...the cash,
What matters is how we live and love
And how we spend our "dash".

So think about this long and hard
Are there things you'd like to change?
For you never know how much time is left,
That can still be rearranged.
If we could just slow down enough
To consider what's true and real,
And always try to understand
The way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger,
And show our appreciation more
And love the people in our lives
Like we've never loved before
If we treat each other with respect,
And more often wear a smile
Remembering that this special dash
Might only last a little while.

So, when your eulogy's being read
With your life's actions to rehash
Would you be proud of the things they say
About how you spent your "dash"?

September 21, 2004

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