Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Dannygriggs M. Padayao

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch Monday, April 30, 2001

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Reflections for Officer Dannygriggs M. Padayao


Danny, you made the ultimate sacrifice and died a hero, in the line of duty....What is love? "AND HERE IS HOW TO MEASURE IT- THE GREATEST LOVE IS SHOWN WHEN PEOPLE LAY DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR FRIENDS." John 15:13 NLT...Love is willing to sacrifice for the good of others, even to death.

"No love, no friendship, can cross the path of our destiny without leaving some mark on it forever." - Francois Mocuriac

Danny, I was your nurse. When EMS called in your description but no name, my fiance, also an officer, was on duty at the time with the same description, and not knowing if he was going to be my patient was the longest wait. But you, it was like working on my own fiance, my own EMS brother, one of our own.....Everyone in EMS was devastated, and you will live in our memories forever. I keep you in my prayers and hope that you and all our fallen heroes are together in peace and God's love on the other side. God Bless You, Brother...

Fellow EMS sister...

May 11, 2004

Danny was my beat partner and friend. When I needed help, he would always be there to lend a hand. He will always be remembered & missed. Aloha Danny....

Officer Jarod HIRAMOTO
Honolulu Police Department

March 24, 2004

My deepest regrets go to Danny's family and friends and to HPD. I had the pleasure of attending the police academy with Danny. He always had an upbeat attitude and a smile on his face. A greater officer could not have been lost.
Danny, you will be remembered.

Sergeant Stephen Moffett
Alaska Department of Corrections

October 1, 2003

It is because of you and other officers like you that I enjoy arresting drivers under the influence.

Rest In Peace, My Brother

September 29, 2003

Danny has touched so very many lives. His sense of humor and laughter will be missed by us all. It was an honor to work with him and to be his friend. He has been and always will be very special to me and I will miss him so very much. My condolences to his family.

MPO-M II, S. Chun
Honolulu Police Department

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Padayao.

My name is Terry Miyares, my husband was also killed in line of duty.

God Bles you,

Terry Miyares and family
husband: Officer Emilio F. Miyares
Hialeah Police Dept., Florida

4/24/59 - 11/6/86

terry miyares
Hialeah Police Dept.

We are praying for Officer Padayao's family, as well as his brother and sister officers withe the HPD

Chaplain Arza Brown
Maui Police Dept.

I just wanted to express my heartfelt sympathy for Officer Padayao's family and friends. My prayers go out to all who knew him,,,God Bless,,may he rest in peace.

Chris Bouwkamp

When you drink and drive this kind of tragedy can occur. A Policeman is dead for no good reason.Now His fellow Officers Friends And Family Will greatly suffer his loss. Hopefully the person who Committed this Crime gets a lenghty Prison sentence and will deeply regret what he done. Dannys Spirit has been taken to a much better place and He'll be among thousands of good officers just like himself. I've experenced this terrible feeling when my Son was killed on duty. Everyone please Pray for Dannys Family and friends. Kenny Hetrick-- Deputy Sheriff

Kenny Hetrick
Ottawa county Sheriffs Dept

"God bless the peacemakers, for they are are guiding light". You can rest now brother, your tour is is over. Watch us now as we suit up for our shifts. You are our hero.


Rest in peace with the assurance that officers across the nation will never forget the sacrifice you made.

Lt. Michael Gross
Duncanville, Texas PD

To our brother in blue may you rest in peace. God bless your family and friends.

Officer D. Johns
City of Decatur, GA Police Department

May the peace of God be with the family and co-workers of Danny. It was not so much how he died that made him a hero; it was how he lived. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Senior Police Officer T. O'Connor
Austin Texas PD

May you rest in peace brother, you'll never be forgotten. God bless you, your family, and friends.

Deputy Sheriff, Wayne Costa
Lake County Sheriffs Office, Florida

My thoughts and prayers are witht the family of Officer Padayao. May God bless our fallen law enforcement heros.

Jason Ayres
Columbus Ohio

Officer Padayao may you peace with all the other heros that have lost their life in the line of duty. My prayers and the prayers of all the fellow brothers in blue are and always will be with you. And sadly you must now tell us that you are, 10-42.

Officer J. Sharp

"No greater love is for one to give his life for others". To Officer Padayao's family and fellow officers, we send our condolences.
The Staff and Members of the Wilmington Police Department, Wilmington, NC.

Sgt. Jason Tyson
Wilmington Police Dept. Wilmington NC

Please, except my sincere condolence for the loss of Officer Padayao. My thoughts and prayers are with his friends, co-workers and family!

Officer Steven Redding
Columbus Ohio

To my brother Officer. Danny you taught me alot within the Honolulu Police Department and I missed you when I left to come to the State of Florida. Now I have lost a friend to one of the worst kind of killers "A Drunk Driver". My prayers go out to you and your Hanai wife and children. You are a true Hero and I will continue to fight Drunk Drivers in your name......Your Bradda Leo

Deputy Leo A. Kovalik
Pinellas County Sheriffs Office

May i offer my condolenses to the family, friends and members of your dept on the loss of Officer Padayao, may he rest in peace and God watch over him.

Police Constable David Langston
Leicestershire Police, England

To the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Padayao.

My heartfelt prayers go out to you all, and a congratulations on catching the perpitrator of this hanus crime. We to have felt the sting of a tragic death such as yours, as a matter of fact just a couple days earlier, same time, and circumstances.....Our suspect is still at large!!!
Please savor the satisfaction of knowing the perp is in jail. My heart goes out to you all.... Brother To Brother... Yours in life and Death... no matter what!!!!

God Bless You All....

Officer R. Dean Criner Jr.
Columbus Ohio Police Dpt.

Brother Officer Danny Padayao,

Your contributions to society will never be forgotten. My heartfelt sympathy and condolences to your family and fellow officers. many will continue the fight of impaired drivers in memory of you.

Trooper John McMahon
Utah Highway Patrol

Danny, a couple of years have passed and we have lost two more brothers. We still miss you and think of you often. I was touched by the message from the RCMP. Two years later and many miles away, they found the time to honor your memory. May their thoughfulness inspire all of us in law enforcement to pray for all those in blue who have made the ultimate sacrifice. We must never forget.

Honolulu Police Dept.

At the beginning of every shift I supervise, myself and the other officers on shift dedicate the day to the memory of a fallen officer. Today, April 30, 2003 we dedicated the shift to the memory of P.O. Dannygriggs Padayao who died on this date two years ago.

When one law enforcement officer falls, we all stumble for a while, but we will carry on.

Officer Padayao's sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Sgt. Paul Bissonnette
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Surrey, BC

I am deeply saddened to read about Officer Padayao's death. Drunk driving is completely acceptable in the eyes of many citizen's, as if those guilty of it aren't criminals. Indeed they are criminals, and heroes such as Officer Padayao are our only protection from them. I believe that he must be being rewarded for his heroism, he so honorably served his time on this earth. He fought the good fight. I sincerely hope his killer is kept off of the streets forever. My condolences to his family.

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