Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Kevin Joseph Tarsia

Broome County Sheriff's Office, New York

End of Watch Thursday, July 4, 2002

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Kevin Joseph Tarsia

I still remember when I heard that you had been shot and killed in 2002. We in law enforcement will never forget your sacrifice. Prayers for your family and the members of The Broome County Sheriff's Department for having to re-live this nightmare.

Chief Christopher Premo
Malone Police Department

June 29, 2015



June 29, 2015

I am praying for the family of Deputy Sheriff Tarsia. I am not in law enforcement but was married to a police officer. I am shocked/saddened to find out that there is an "honor block" in prison, and that murderers can cook in their cells, and that the employees eat with prisoners, etc. Clearly, in the name of Deputy Tarsia, I am hopeful that correctional reforms take place across the board and that all who knew or participated in this massive security breakdown at Clinton Correctional are dealt with to the fullest extent of the law. May God Bless Deputy Sheriff Tarsia and his family.

Virginia Chambers
In Memory of Detective Sgt. Michael D. Burke, East Rutherford, NJ

June 29, 2015

Justice has finally been served! The spirit of Deputy Tarsia can now rest easy.

Mr. Paul L. Gray Citizen & Supporter of
Satellite Beach (Brevard County), FL

June 29, 2015

I hope all who loved Deputy Tarsia have Peace in their hearts now that his killer has been captured. I send love from one law enforcement family to another.

Richie Grant
Surviving spouse of Deputy David P Grant
Tuolumne Co Sheriff's Dept

Richie Grant

June 28, 2015

I cannot begin to tell you how honored I am that you have given the ultimate sacrifice to people to who you do not know and do not always appreciate it, however, most I have to believe do. From a wife of a police officer, I thank you from the bottom of my heart and I love you too. You're killer has been brought to justice once more. I believe with your help. I thank you

Michelle Cerone-wife
monroe county sheriffs office

June 28, 2015

I am so glad Mr Sweat is back in custody. I was certainly hoping for different outcome. God Bless !!

Sgt Gary L Duncan Retired
Metro Nashville PD K9

June 28, 2015

Rest in peace your duty is done.

Retired deputy sheriff, current federal
Monroe county NY / dist Federal Court

June 28, 2015

I am choosing to remember you and your family after the capture of the dirt bag that took the life of a true hero, Deputy Sheriff Kevin Tarsia. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Prayers for the family and friends of this officer. R.I.P.


June 28, 2015

Your killer has finally been brought back to justice. Rest easy now brother.

Explorer Dylan Day
La Porte Police Department Indiana

June 28, 2015

If there is any position in the world I see as the highest honor, that is a police officer or deputy. I don't care how many Ivy leauge schools a student get accepted to, I view going through academy and serving in law enforcement as the most prestigious position a woman or man could have. Thank you Deputy Tarsia.

Audrey Huggins
Los Angeles, California

June 26, 2015

Thank you Deputy Tarsia for all you've done! Your dedicated services is greatly appreciated.

Hope they catch that rat head again. Throw him in the hole til he rots.

Security Officer Nguyen
HealthCare Security Services

June 13, 2015

Having read your reflections you sound like a honorable, friendly officer who I would have become friends with in an instant. Thank you for your service and MAY YOU rest in peace my brother in blue. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!! These cowards will be brought to justice soon.....RIP

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

June 9, 2015

This is exactly why cop killers should be executed. Never given the chance to get out and kill again.

Court officer Joe LaGrippo
NY State Courts.

June 7, 2015

Godspeed to you and to the men and women searching for him and the other coward.

Lt. Kyle Penman
City of Fairfax PD, VA

June 7, 2015

Be with and guide these officers as they search for your killer and put him back behind bars where he belongs. God Bless you, sir.

Lisa B.

June 7, 2015

Thank you dear sir, for so many years of service. May you still be at peaceful rest, lovingly watching over your family and friends. And may God bring your killer to justice once more.

LEOs spouse
monroe county sheriffs office

June 6, 2015

Rest in Peace in the Arms of Our Lord. Prayers for your family and law enforcement family

Chief Deputy John Tomaino Sr
Retired Mahoning County Sheriff's office Youngstown Ohio

June 6, 2015

The Fallen Lawman by Richard J. May

A lonely bagpipe tells the tale
As friends and family softly wail
The folded flag upon his chest
The fallen lawman laid to rest

Taken in the prime of life
He leaves two children and a wife
He served us proudly, not in vain
He knew our troubles and our pain

For those abused, lost or distressed
Against all odds, he did his best
Sworn to serve all and protect
He’s earned our ultimate respect

His name now added to the rolls
Of martyrs past, of tragic souls
A small black band around the shield…
His legacy to those afield

Praising words, deserving prayer
A tearful eye for those who care
But lest his passing be for naught
Remember valued lessons taught

For though he died so tragically
While serving brave and selflessly
One final prayer we glorify…
“God, let him be the last to die.”

Retired Officer Richard J. May
Akron (Ohio) Police Department

June 6, 2015



June 6, 2015

I pray that your killer will be brought back to justice soon. RIP brother.

Explorer Dylan Day
La Porte Police Department Indiana

June 6, 2015

Still thinking of you 11 years later

A coworker

July 4, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 10th anniversary year 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 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

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phylllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

December 28, 2012

This happened just behind my parents home!! even 10 yrs. later it brings tears to my eyes. A Hero died SO YOUNG \! Men like Deputy Taria should have a Special place in heaven!! My thoughts and PRAYERS to his family,friends,and co-workers....

Ruthanne Austin
A THANKFUL citizen

July 8, 2012

Thinking of you 10 years later. Hope you and Taylor are raising hell and laughing until your bellies hurt.

A coworker

July 3, 2012

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