Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer William Scanlon

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, July 8, 1898

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Reflections for Police Officer William Scanlon

Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase you sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 8, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Scanlon.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 22, 2020

HERO, Always Remembered and NEVER Forgotten.

Kim Weigand

July 8, 2019

Patrolman Scanlon,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pittsburgh. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 8, 2018

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 15, 2015

This was my great grandfather. He left a heartbroken wife and five children, she died 4 months later of that broken heart. So he also left 5 orphans. Three girls went to live relatives and the two younger boys went to the orphanage. One of those boys was my grandfather. My grandfather became a fire fighter as did my father in the city. My grandfather had 7 children, 5 of which served in world war 2 and 2 also served in Korea. I feel my grandfather overcame so much and became a successful man.

Maureen Scanlon Zingerman
great grand daughter

May 11, 2015

RIP BROTHER. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

December 19, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and eleventh 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 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 Loya


July 10, 2009



September 8, 2008

I'm sad but very proud that my great grandfather made the ultimate sacrifice in service to the community. Likewise, you would surely be proud of your loving, caring descendants many of whom also serve their communities. We'll see you on the other side.

Michael Scanlon

January 15, 2007

You are the grandfather I never knew, but I am certainly proud of you. I was named after your wife.

Betty Scanlon Tarantino

January 11, 2007

You were my great grandfather, you left a big gap in our lives. We don't even know our relatives because you left 5 orphans, one of which was my grandfather. I'm sorry you past away but I can tell you, everyone turned out pretty well and we are good people.

Maureen Scanlon Zingerman
Great Grandaughter

January 11, 2007

Bill, may you rest in peace. Well done, and thank you.

PA Resident

March 3, 2006

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