Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Stephen Patrick Driscoll

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2001

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Reflections for Police Officer Stephen Patrick Driscoll

Rest In Peace! You brought me into this world and I forever thank you for that. Thank you for giving me My brother Barry.

Anonymous
Daughter

September 28, 2018

I was in the Academy with Steve in 1992 (I was in 92-28 with his friend Jeff Miller). I wasn't close to Steve, but I remember him as a good man, fun, full of life. I think of him often sinse 9/11 especially. Could have been me. He made a difference. He did! We should all be that fortunate. But God help and save his family. Our families. It is difficult for the ones left behind.

P.O. Hatfield
NYPD 26 Pct (Class 92-28)

June 4, 2018

I purchased a flag today at a 9/11 memorial service. It had your name, age and where you gave the ultimate sacrifice. I looked you up on google because I wanted to know more. Thank you for your service, Sir. God bless you and your family. God bless your son, Barry, who joined law enforcement to protect and serve also.

Cindy Brost

September 11, 2017

Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice, you are never forgotten. I walked in your honor today at the first ever 9/11 Stair Climb in New Mexico.

Natalie Spruell
Wife of a Farmington, NM Police Officer

September 9, 2017

Thinking of you and your sacrifice today Steve as I always do on 9/11. So glad I got to know you on yor trips to Boston.

Sgt. Ron Pirrello
Boston PD

September 11, 2015

Because of you I joined the Marine Corps to avenged what they did to you and our nation on that dreadful day......you will forever be in my heart, I will see you again brother...Semper Fi!

Cpl Ritchie Baylan
USMC

May 28, 2014

Thinking of you today Stevie........RIP

Brian Stamm
NYPD

September 11, 2013

It's been 12 years Steve Rest in Peace my friend

PO Greg Durand
Town of Highlands Police NY (RET NYPD)

September 11, 2013

I wear a bracelet with your name on it everyday. Your bravery and selflessness to do the job you were called to do will never be forgotten.
Rest easy officer...we'll take it from here.

Paige Batchelor / Telecommunications
Central Dispatch (Nederland, Port Neches, Groves PD, Fire, and EMS)

September 11, 2013

You are as always remembered

Pat
Civilian, Manchester, NH

September 11, 2012

To the Driscoll Family,

Years have gone by and on this 9-11 day as well as many in the past years,I reflect on the time I spent with Steve during my years with the Street Crime Unit. He was an excellent individual and a true hero. I have never forgotten that day nor will I ever forget Stephen as well as Firefighter Teddy White.My thoughts and prayers go out to your family as well as All Families that were affected that day.

Ret. NYPD Officer Chris Pia
Street Crime RET./Dorchester County Detention S.C.(Sgt.)

September 11, 2012

Steve we wont ever forget.
We met when we served on the board of the New York Shields. You were an inspiration and and example to many. We never forgot those families and we will never forget yours.
The week that we got to serve together during my rotation through the " A " team was one of the best weeks of my career.
11 years ago, that was a terrible day for so many, and we will never know how many you were able to save because you had no quit in you, and it was always about others.
You were taken from us way too soon, but your memory and heart for others will live on forever. We love you bro.
Thank you Steve. Rest well.

Sgt John.L Heine ( ret )
NRPD, New York Shields

September 11, 2012

10 years ago the department I worked for ordered memorial bracelets. I received one with your name on it. In the last couple of days I been thinking about what has happened sent you left us. You left a son behind,my son was an infant and is now 10 years old. I now have 2 other children and 2 stepchildren. What a tragedy that you couldn't be here to watch him grow up. Bin Laden has been taken care of and that is supposed to be a bit of comfort for everyone. I pray for your family that they remember all the good times they had with you instead of your ultimate sacrifice.
Rest in peace dear brother. We'll continue to take care of things down here.
I'm only a dispatcher...but losing an officer is like losing a brother to me also.
God Bless your family and brothers at NYPD.

P.B. - Dispatcher
NPD-Central Dispatch,Texas

September 11, 2011

Stephen,
I remember like everyone else the 1st day of high school was a very SCARY day.And the first day the 1st person I met was you.

We were such close freinds and we did everything together.
30 years later I still remember your humor.

And I thank you for the SACRIFICE you gave.

brian donohue CIVILIAN
HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATE

June 11, 2011

Steve it's been 9 years and your always on my mind The 6 months we spent in the academy toghter in the same company were some of the best times I had.. Miss You your in my thoughts and prayers..
PO Greg Durand SSB/FSD NYPD Academy Class 92-21

PO Greg Durand
NYPD

September 11, 2010

Stephen

Eight years since you made the ultimate sacrifice. Your heroic actions are not forgotten. I cherish the Stephen Driscoll MVP trophy I won at the Freedom Bowl in 2004

DETECTIVE PATRICK DONOHUE
NYPD

September 11, 2009

You are not forgotten...thank you

Anonymous

September 11, 2009

The anniversary of 9/11 is coming up in a few days as you well know. I just wanted you to know that you have not been forgotten. Rest in Peace...

Sergeant Chris DiToro
NYPD

September 8, 2009

I served with Steve in the US Navy Seabees and only recently found out that he was lost in the world trade center attack. He was a good friend. Gob Bless.

RIP, Steve.

Mark Hortie
US Navy Seabee Veteran

June 21, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your friends and family. May God bless and keep them.

THANK YOU SO MUCH, FOR HELPIPNG PROTECT OUR COUNTRY!!!!

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

K.L.

March 6, 2009

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

Robyn Wilkes

January 12, 2009

still in the thoughts of all the friends you left behind 7 years ago..............rest well

Anonymous

September 10, 2008

More than 6 years after, Stephen's mom still speaks glowingly of the son she cherished. She was so proud of him and still misses him but she knows he and his dad are looking down on us and watching over those that they loved. He and all those we lost that terrible day will stay in our thoughts and prayers for all time. I wish I had known him.

Madeline O'Boyle
Friend of his mom

January 8, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 3, 2008

Thank you, Ofc. Stephen Driscoll, for your dedication to God, your family and. ultimately, your country.

Your sacrifice was not in vain, and you will never be forgotten.

God speed and God bless. Rest in peace, Ofc. Driscoll.

God Bless America.

LRVirgil, Civilian
Texas - Law Enforcement Supporter

September 30, 2007

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