Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant John Thomas Hart, Sr.

New York State Department of Correctional Services, New York

End of Watch Monday, September 9, 2002

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Reflections for Sergeant John Thomas Hart, Sr.

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement.

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

September 9, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant Hart.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 14, 2019

For those of you who didn't know my father, thank you for your kind words and thoughts. I only just found this page, but I am glad it exists. Thanks you for all of you who serve, and most importantly, for those that gave up their lives. You will never be forgotten.

John Hart, Jr.

September 22, 2009

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

Robyn Wilkes

September 4, 2009

To the family and loved ones of Sgt. John Thomas Hart, his fellow officers with the New York Dept. of Correctional Services, and most especially to Sgt. Hart:

On this the sixth anniversary week of your tragic death, please know that you are honored and revered today and everyday.

From all the loving reflections left about you, I can see that you were an amazing man and what a grievous loss your loved ones have endured.

May your spirit continue to soar and your memory continue to inspire. You are loved and missed by so many.

Rest in Peace. A body is but for a lifetime, but spirits and souls are for eternity and yours is forever part of those who call you beloved.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the service Sgt. Hart gave to his community and the citizens of New York, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 9, 2002.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg Police Dept. eow 4/24/05


September 14, 2008

Your memory is honored and revered this sixth anniversary week of your untimely death. Rest in Peace.

Phyllis L. Loya,mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05


September 10, 2008

john hart was a great familyman and dedicated officer.I have just recently taken the civil service test for correctional officer and only hope to live up to my uncles values and dedication in this field.thank you

jason wilkins

October 27, 2007

My thoughts are with your loved ones on this day. You have not been forgotten and are a true hero as heroes never die.

Bob Gordon, father of fallen Officer
Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/06

Bob Gordon, Chicago Gold Star Father

September 9, 2006

rest in Peace Sir.

September 9, 2006



December 1, 2004

Rest In Peace, your sacrifice shall not be forgotten.

Police Officer
Chicago Police Dept.

November 17, 2004


Rest in peace Sgt. HArt. You are not forgotten.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

May 22, 2004

Rest in Peace Sgt. Hart my prayers are with your family and the New York Department of Corrections

Aston, Pennsylvania

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