Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Francis R. O'Brien

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, November 27, 1944

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Reflections for Trooper Francis R. O'Brien

Thank you for your service and always know that your heroic sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

November 27, 2020

My name is Gabriel Gonzalez, a student at Mission Hills High School. Such heroism is what this country was built upon and continues to build upon. I'm not worthy of these words, but your actions deserve these next few words. SEMPER FIDELIS (All ways faithful)

Gabriel Gonzalez
Son, brother of, and futer US Marine

April 22, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 67th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 27, 2011

Although many years have gone by we will never forget you brother.


November 28, 2010

Trooper O'Brien,

I have a favor to ask of you up there in heaven. I believe your great-grandson, Detective Keith O'Brien, of the City of Millville Police Department, is currently in the trauma ICU of a regional trauma center here in NJ, along with his partner, Detective Joseph Probst. Both are fighting to live having been critically injured in an MVA last Thursday. Would you pease put in a good word for them with God? They are both great men and Keith is like the Brother I never had. Each always think of others before themselves, but right now, they could use some help from above.

My wife, Diane, is a noted artist and has memorialized countless fallen LEO's, including yourself. Your portrait hangs proudly at the Troop "A" headquarters along with 13 of your fallen Brothers from that Troop. She is slowly working her way around the State to honor all 65 fallen NJSP Troopers, and works to honor all fallen LEO's as she is able. Keith has a copy of your portrait. Thanks for your service, your sacrifice and a good word with the Lord. I know you have his ear. God Bless You, Sir.


Ian Roberts

Ian Roberts
Former Florida LEO and current NJ Paramedic

October 7, 2010

RIP to my great-uncle Francis.

DET/SGT Michael O'Brien
Brookfield (CT) Police Department

June 9, 2010

Rest in peace Hero!


October 5, 2009

I found Trooper O'Brien's grave at St. Catharine's Cemetery on West Chicago Blvd. in Wall Township ten years ago. There is an old triangle device in the ground in front of his headstone.

LT J. G. Mc Caffrey
Wall Township Police ( retired )

January 18, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, nh

November 27, 2007

You will always be remembered and may you always rest in peace.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

November 27, 2007

Rest in peace Troop.

Kevin T Ryan
Ex- New Jersey

November 27, 2007

Thank you for your service Trooper O'Brien. You are a hero!

Mike C, Citizen
Boston MA

November 15, 2007

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over...

SGT. John L. Gulledge Retired
Escambia CO FL SO

August 17, 2007

What a tragic but heroic story. After all these years it remains an impressive testimony to your life. Rest in Peace.

Pennsylvania State Police

August 15, 2007

Sir, I honored you while I was down at Sea Girt, over 60 years after your death. Your memory is still alive and I thank you for your sacrifice.

New Jersey State Police

November 21, 2005

Rest in Peace Troop you are not forgotten

L.E.O. Wife

July 22, 2004

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