Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman John E. McDaniel

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, August 19, 1928

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Reflections for Patrolman John E. McDaniel

Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your heroic actions and sacrifice.

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

August 19, 2020

Patrolman McDaniel,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Atlanta. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 19, 2018

Officer McDaniel was my grandfather (my father's father). I rarely recall my father talking about him, only that he died in the line of duty. My father was 4 years old at the time, so most likely he had very few memories. I also don't recall his sisters talking about it much and my grandmother was deceased before I was born.

It has taken me a very long time to find information about him and his service with the City of Atlanta Police Dept. I am thankful to Jason at Historical Crime Detective website for posting an article and referring me to this site. I am more sorrowful now for my father's family knowing a few more details of his death.

Margaret McDaniel

May 1, 2018

Office McDaniel was my great-grandfather. I am very grateful to see him remembered here, although it was 89 years ago. In addition to his wife, he was survived by four children Harriet Louise (18, my grandmother), Ima (16), Vera (10), and John Jr (4?). They are all gone now but at least a couple of his grandchildren are still alive. Thanks for this.

Christie Brown

August 24, 2017

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 85th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 27, 2013

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

Officer 11169

February 17, 2012

Still to this day domestic disturbances are very very dangerous and the number1killer of police officers. Thank you for protecting the streets of atlanta 30yrs. before I became an atlanta policeman.from one fellow officer to another,thank you for a job well done.RIP Officer Mcdaniel.

Retired Patrolman A.Jackson
Atlanta Police Department

December 26, 2011

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