Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman John Patrick Kearney, Sr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, July 2, 1909

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Reflections for Patrolman John Patrick Kearney, Sr.

Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 2, 2020

Patrolman Kearney,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 2, 2019

Officer Kearney's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 4-26-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

April 26, 2018

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

Wow, My name is John P Kearney and I am a detective.

To read this story is amazing.

I am forever humbled by the loss that we suffer in serving our communities.

Detective Senior Sergeant John Kearney

May 26, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 103rd anniversary year 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

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

December 21, 2012

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Kearney. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 30, 2012

Although it has been 102 years since your ultimate sacrifice, the CPD will not allow your action to be forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Detective Thomas Downes

July 2, 2011

Dear Great Grandfather,
Your picture is so moving since your grandson,Peter James,our dad, looked exactly like you. We are so proud of you and wish that we had known you.
Your great grandchildren,
Michael,Patricia, Maureen,Kevin,Brian, Deirdre,Terrence, Kerry,Kathleen and Mary.

Deirdre Kearney
great granddaughter

October 1, 2009

Officer Kearney....your legacy continues as one of your descendents, Jim, is in the profession with my department in the same city you served. Thank you for your service & God bless.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

April 12, 2004

We will not let you be forgotten. Rest in peace, my brother.


March 9, 2004

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