Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Kristin Marie Pataki

Maryland-National Capital Park Police - Montgomery County Division, Maryland

End of Watch Saturday, May 4, 2002

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Reflections for Police Officer Kristin Marie Pataki

You do not know but I continuously use your sacrifice that night as a teaching tool for young officers. Although it has been 19 years, I assure you that you have touched many new officer that come through my facility. You were taken so young but you are still impacting the profession!

Lieutenant Michael Meixsell (retired)
MNC Park Police (retired) currently Administrator, State of Maryland

May 5, 2021


Not a day goes by that I don't think of you or try and figure out what happened that night. I am so terribly sorry.

POIV Jeffrey Price
MNC Park Police

March 18, 2021

It’s crazy how time flies. 18 years. Miss you. RIP sister.

Capt. Philipose
M-NC Park Police

May 14, 2020

Rest In Peace

Mark Mottola

May 4, 2020

Forever remembered, forever loved

The Pataki Family
The Pataki Family

May 4, 2020

Always honored and never forgotten.

POIII Lev Ellian (retired)
Montgomery County Police (former M-NCPPC Park Police)

September 29, 2019

17 years later and Shift 5 has not forgotten. Rest in peace 1A5!

Chief Antonio B. DeVaul
Takoma Park PD

May 7, 2019

17 years and we still miss you. I drove by your memorial today and gave a flip of the emergency equipment in your memory and honor. Rest in peace Kristin.

Corporal J. Polk/2218
MNC Park Police

May 4, 2019

Hey Girly!
Thinking of you today! 05/04/19 much has changed over the years! Many of us are older, grayer! Thank you for watching over us and being our guardian angel

CPL. E. Mueller

May 4, 2019

Hey Girly!
Thinking of you today! 05/04/19 much has changed over the years! Many of us are older, grayer! Thank you for watching over us and being our guardian angel

CPL. E. Mueller

May 4, 2019

17 years ago.. you are still remembered, still missed, still loved. I remember our last conversation, how contagiously enthusiastic you were, how you made others smile.. I wish I had the chance to get to know you better. I know you are still keeping watch.

Cpl. Megan Lau
MNC-Park Police

May 4, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 17th anniversary of your EOW. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 4, 2019

A Mothers grief is timeless as their love.
I miss you and think of you everyday. The Princeton, NJ Officers ride on your memory every year . Please watch out for them

Janice Pataki

April 29, 2019

16 years ago last night. What a horrible night that was. We are still thinking of you and I treasure the last conversation we had that night. You were so positive and excited for the upcoming "busy season". I keep your angel pin in my car always.

Steven Lytwynec (Retired)
Maryland-National Capital Park Police

May 5, 2018

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 4, 2018

I miss you so much but I know you died doing a job that you loved. I will again be at the send off of the Princeton Police Officers who will ride in your honor. Please watch over them all


May 4, 2018

Just thinking about Kristen today. Seems like yesterday. God bless!

Mike Meixsell, Park Police Lt. (Retired)
MNCPPC Mont. Co.

May 4, 2018

Thinking of you Kristin, and your laughter and what an amazing friend you were during the academy! Missing you, and want to thank you for watching us and being our angel for members of session 39, the last 16 years! You would laugh at many of us, we are getting old with gray hair!

Pfc. E. Mueller
TPPD/academy friend

May 6, 2017

15 years tonight. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.


May 4, 2017

Not a day goes by that I don't miss you. Please watch over
your fellow officers and keep them safe.
Love you


May 4, 2017

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

May 4, 2017

Keep watching over us. You are forever missed and always remembered.

Ptl. Chris King
Princeton Police Dept.

May 4, 2017

Always remembered, never forgotten.

Senior Cpl. Lev Ellian South Bethany Police
Det. Lev Ellian M-NCPPC Park Police Montgomery County
PO3 Lev Ellian Montgomery County Police

PO3 Lev Elian
Montgomery County Police

August 27, 2016

Miss you my friend. I can still hear your voice.


May 3, 2016

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself".

Kristin, you are my hero.


May 2, 2016

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