Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer John M. Kelly

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, July 17, 2000

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Reflections for Police Officer John M. Kelly

I remember this accident working EMS in Staten Island we all knew John and his wife great people very sad. Rest In Peace.

Curatola Anthony Lieutenant

July 18, 2021

As a new year begins I sit here looking up at your picture on the wall at “THE OLD HOUSING BASE” on Lamport blvd. It is now home to PBSI Evidence Collection Unit and your Auto Larceny Unit. Many years have past since that terrible day. We think of you often. Rest in peace brother

Police officer Bruce Tulloch

January 1, 2021

As a new year begins, I sit here looking up at your picture on the wall at the “old housing base” on Lamport blvd. It is now the home of both the PBSI Evidence collection unit and your Auto Larceny Unit. Many years have past since that terrible day. We think of you often Rest In Peace brother.

Police officer Bruce Tulloch

January 1, 2021

Rest in heavenly peace on this your 20 anniversary in heaven

Mark Mottola

July 17, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 17, 2020

Can’t believe its been 20 years since you are gone. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about you. Love and miss you so much. Thankful for all the good times brothers have and memories that are still fresh in my mind. The boys have missed out on having your presence in their lives but are doing well. Please continue to look over us and protect us during these times. If there is a way to get rid of DeBlasio and Cuomo we’d REALLY appreciate it. No doubt you see what they’ve done to NY.
Love you brother.

Det Daniel Kelly (ret)

July 17, 2020

Survivors of the Shield honors and remembers the Life and Service of NYPD
Police Officer John M. Kelly


July 18, 2019

7-17-19 did all these years fly by... You, my dear friend, will never be forgotten... Thanks for your friendship and all the laughs we shared... You are missed

jacqueline drew
NYPD SRG5 (former SITF)

July 17, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Kelly.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 5, 2019

Hi uncle john, I had a dream about you two nights ago. Even though it made me sad I woke up with a smile on my face. I wish you visited me more often. I was so young I don’t remember much but the memories I do have are great ones, which makes me miss you that much more. I keep your prayer card in my visor and take you with me everywhere I go, like a guardian angel. I think about you often. I feel like I could have learned so much from you. I know you’re watching over everyone but I really wish you were here. Xo

Tara Duffy

June 7, 2018

Thank you for your service my brother. May you continue to rest in peace, and watch over your loving family.

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

July 17, 2017

Dear Uncle John,
It's me, your niece. Even though we never got to meet I feel like I know you so well. My dad,Mike, tells me any story about you he thinks are really good ones. My brother is named after you, and his name is John Michael Kelly in your honor. I love and miss you very much and I hope you are OK with grandma and grandpa up in heaven. I will think about you every day and I hope you're looking down on me too. Sean is in college and Chris is in his senior year of high school, and you would be so proud of everything they have accomplished. Chris is also driving now and so is Sean. We all love and miss you every day and you be in our hearts forever. You would never be forgotten. I will see you there one day, but for now I'll stay here. I LOVE YOU!

Jessica Kelly

January 23, 2017

I have never had the privilege to meet Officer Kelly it would of been an honor to have worked with him. To the Kelly family ... WE HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN.I work in the same unit Po Kelly worked for on Staten Island and we think of him often. Rip Brother watch over us ALU PBSI.

P.O Diaz
NYPD Auto Larceny Unit Staten Island

February 9, 2016

From the day we met, there were always so many goodbyes, and than somehow we always came together again. And that last time we came together it was our best times,, We had so many memories to reflect upon, and both just needed a friend... Not a day goes by that I don't think about you, I forever keep you alive by telling people our story (and it was an amazing story). that day will be with me forever. It was the last time I would see you or speak to you and I cherish that everyday. It was our last goodbye until we meet again. My ❤️ My Angel.


January 24, 2016

Feeling a bit nostalgic today. Wish you were here to see how much the family has grown. You have a million nieces and nephews now. I just wish they had the pleasure of meeting you.


September 4, 2015

To the family of Officer Kelly, even tho the posts on here seem to have faded, rest assured John WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. I promise you all that.

Police Officer
NYPD (Staten Island)

September 25, 2014

Its been just under two years that anyone has posted on here, not a day goes by that i don't think of you uncle john. You would be amazed at how big the boys got. Sean still causing trouble as always and Chris starting his freshman year of high school, you would be so proud. We miss you terribly, Hope Grandma and Grandpa are keeping you busy up there. Love you and miss you Uncle john, Till we meet again rest easily Uncle John


Nicole Kelly

October 7, 2013

uncle john, I've been think about you alot lately, I'm making decisions in what i want to do in life. I want to follow in you foot steps and become a police officer. i know you will be smiling down at me every step of the way. i miss you so much can't believe its more then 11 years already, love and miss you-
RIP uncle john michael kelly<3

nicole kelly

October 27, 2011

John, Thinking of you today eleven years later....Time has flown by...Still miss your jokes and smile....Love you bro...

Lt. Yvette Cammarota

July 17, 2011


Thinking of you today on your eleventh anniversary in heaven. God bless Trish, Sean and Christopher and the rest of your family.

Kevin O'Keefe
Det. NYPD (retired)

July 17, 2011

Rest in Peace brother. You are loved & remembered dearly. God speed my friend and along with St.Michael continue your vigilant watch over us. Your memory will always be honored through your sons and family. God bless.

Sgt Tony Vega

July 17, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the tenth 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 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. Rest In Peace.

I pray for the solace of all those who love and miss you for I know both their pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 17, 2010



April 30, 2010

You are still not forgotten, even 9 years later. You will never be forgotten. Rest in God's peace, brother.

Officer Josh McCrary
Plumerville Police Dept, Arkansas

July 17, 2009

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

Robyn Wilkes

July 16, 2009

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