Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Kevin J. Gillespie

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, March 14, 1996

Leave a Reflection

Reflections for Police Officer Kevin J. Gillespie

Kevin You Shined on Earth and You Shine for all eternity as a true Patriot a True Man and the total definition of the salt if the Earth.Your Service was not in vain You are always Remembered along with all the Great NyPd foot soldiers of today and especially yesteryear.

Ret PO David DeConinck

July 1, 2019

Officer Gillespie, your sacrifice is not forgotten. Rest In Peace, sir.

New Jersey State Police

March 15, 2019

Worst night of my police career. Think of you often. RIP Kevin

Ret Sgt Maginnis
Street Crime Unit

March 15, 2019

I remember and won't forget your sacrifice to the city of New York

P.O. L. Ortiz, Retired

March 14, 2019

Remembering you on this 23rd anniversary of that terrible night on the Conc.

You will forever "Own the Night" Kevin

Original SCU Brethren
Ret Det/NYPD

March 14, 2019

I remember this like it was yesterday. Rest In Peace Hero

Detective Vincent Andrasko
NYPD- Brother in Blue

March 14, 2019

Kevin, you are not forgotten Brother, rest easy

Lt Tommy O’Rourke (ret)

March 14, 2019

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice to both your nation and your city.

Lt. Damien O'Donnell
NYPD (Retired)

March 14, 2019

My sector was the second Rmp to respond , the response from Ems was Immediate , at the time All the major news vans were at the 46pct covering another story (less than 2.5 city block away .) At the time a reporter from 1010wins allowed me and my partner to use his cell phone to call our families to let them know we were ok. Never met Kevin , but we graduated the academy at the same time. Rest in Peace


March 14, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice my brother. Rest well and watch over your loving family.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 14, 2019

Gone but not gotten...

Ret Det DeQueiroz

March 7, 2019

Rest in Peace. You will never be forgotten.

Lt. Bernard Gannon

October 15, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. Thank you for your service.

Lt. Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

March 15, 2017

I was working in the 46 Pct the night Kevin was shot, and had to make numerous notifications of 2 P.O.'s shot. Bad night. I pray for him and his family often, especially on March 14th.

P.O. Mante (Ret.)

March 14, 2017

It doesn't matter how much time passes , your loss is felt everyday. Miss you brother

Lt. Tommy O'Rourke
N.Y.P.D. (Ret)

May 4, 2016

Just saw a report on the news of your passing and a remembrance from your wife. You are always remembered
and alive in the city you served.

D Donegan

March 14, 2016

It was my honor to research newspapers, magazines, online & books to find your ID CARD Photo. I found this photo in a 1997 NYPD MEDAL DAY BOOKLET about your heroic sacrifice. I felt it was necessary to have a photo on this website so that your family & friends can remember you. Rest Easy Hero! Always Remembered!

APO Christian Durante
NYPD: 68th Precinct Auxiliary Police Unit

February 5, 2016

I spoke to one of your former training officers who told me about you. I have also recently thanked your former precinct for help with something recently. May you rest in peace sir.

Officer Aaron Sparks
Newbury police NH

June 6, 2015

Kevin and his partner worked PSA 2 on the late tours when my partner and I worked the late tours in the 77. Kevin and I became friends quickly. We backed them in their jobs in the Albany and Kingsborough Shyteholes and they backed us on ours everywhere in the 77. Kevin was an active cop with a bright smile, quick wit and great street sense. I got promoted in the summer of 1995. I had to spend a couple of days training in PSA 2 because of the pending merge. Kevin and I had a great time hanging out at the PSA. The night he was killed was the first time I cried hard on the job. I still miss him. The NYPD lost a great one that night, and a family lost a wonderful father, husband, and son. I can't believe it's been 19 years. RIP Brother. I will never forget.

Ret. Sgt. George Ruppel

March 15, 2015

Officer Gillespie, I came to visit here after reading about you in "Brave a Hearts." You were much loved and respected a I appreciate all you did for your community. I am sorry for your loss. I am sorry for your family. Rest in peace.


June 30, 2014

Rest in peace Kevin, you will never be forgotten. You owned the night...

Det. RW
Former SCU

March 16, 2014

I remember vouchering evidence in the 75 Pct. after a search warrant when we heard that someone in Street Crime had been shot. We all thought of you but figured, what are the odds? The odds weren't in your favor that night, brother. You lived for, and died for, the job. The NYPD lost one of its best that day. We still miss and remember you, and I know that you are watching out for all of us to this day.

Sgt. Greg Contino

April 4, 2013

GodSpeed Kevin. Lest We Forget. A Warrior was murdered that night. RIP Brother.

Jack Dineen

March 14, 2013

RIP, you will never be forgotten.

P.O. Carlos Nunez - retired

March 14, 2013

RIP Kevin thinking of you always

John Pijaca

March 14, 2013

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.