Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer George August Tessier, III

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, July 14, 2004

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Reflections for Police Officer George August Tessier, III

17 years later and you are still constantly in my thoughts & this is still a hard week for me, with your birthday & ETOD just days apart.
You’ll never be replaced as my best friend & I’m still grieving your absence in all of our lives.
SPQR brother!

Scott Z

July 14, 2021

Happy Birthday George! I still reminisce our times together. I'd really love to know what you'd be doing right now. You had so much life and personality unlike anyone else. My wife and daughter still miss you too. You were the best. Thank you for watching over us and our new adventures.

Derek Canatella
Retired NOPD

July 11, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 14, 2020

Happy birthday George. My wife and I still think about you and how much you meant to us in our lives. Still miss you so much. Wish you were here to see us start on our next adventure. You really made a big difference for so many people. I'm glad you were part of our lives and our family. Thanks for watching over us.

Derek Canatella
NOPD (Retired)

July 11, 2020

I really miss you George. I could definitely use your motivation at times. You always knew how to brighten the day and make us laugh so much. Really miss the times together and wish I could talk to you. I'm still very thankful you were a part of my life.

Derek Canatella
Retired NOPD

February 27, 2020

15 years ago today myself and another nurse stopped at the scene, but were unable to save Officer Tessier after he was struck on I-10 in NOLA. It still haunts me, and it is the reason I am so passionate about people complying with the Move Over Law. RIP Officer Tessier.

Karla Swims
Nurse

July 14, 2019

I served with Tess at Ft. Riley Kansas , US Army correctional officers . 1985 , 1986 - shocked to read what happened to him . Nothing but good memories of the time we served together , my condolences to his family

Sgt. Streeter
Friend

January 5, 2019

Heavy heart this week with your birthday and ETOD on my mind. 14 yrs now Jorge and the hurt and memories have not faded.

Sure miss you brother,

SPQR

Scott Z

July 14, 2018

George....my brother. Today Big Ed and I were talking about you and how funny you were. We both talked about how much we miss you. You were one of a kind .

Tee DeFillo
Retired N.O.P.D.

October 19, 2017

George, you're turning 50 years old this year. How I wish you were still here making us laugh and adding to the great memories everyone has of you. Love you like a brother and always will. You will always be a part of my life.

Retired Officer Derek Canatella
NOPD

July 10, 2017

RIP MY FAVORITE TOGA ROMAN GLADIATOR. I MISS YOU AND THINK OF YOU OFTEN MY FRIEND. I HOPE TO AT SOME POINT, RUN INTO YOU ON OTHER SIDE GEORGE.

ALSO...IF YOU SHOULD RUN INTO MY SON, BENJAMIN, PLEASE GIVE HIM A BIG HUG AND TELL HIM HIS FATHER LOVES HIM AND MISSES HIM VERY MUCH.

Ret. Police Detective, David Holtsclaw
New Orleans Police Deparment

March 12, 2016

George,

You was the best dressed Roman Gladiator at my toga party back in the day. I often think about you and reflect on the years we worked together. You're sadly missed. I sure hope to run into your loving spirited soul on the other side, if admitted into heaven. If you run into my son, Benjamin Charles Holtsclaw, please give him a loving hug and tell him that his father, mother, sister, family and friends all love him and miss him very much and hope to one day be reunited with our son, you and all those peaceful souls who now has eternal life with God.

Ret. Police Detective, David Holtsclaw
New Orleans Police Deparment

March 12, 2016

Rest in peace, my brother. I didn't know you but your particular dimise touched me. I too was hit by an 18 wheeler direction traffic. Now I have a traumatic brain injury.

Someday I hope laws are passed so brave officer's like youself will not die in such a sensless manner.

Bryan Young
Retired Dallas Police

September 13, 2015

Thinking of you and your family today. It's been 11 years since that terrible day, and I still wish there was more we could have done to save you. RIP George.

Karla Swims

July 14, 2015

Here it is, October 2014, STILL not day goes by I think of you, wishing you here, I sure miss our lunches.. One day we shall meet again..

Agent Netto
OPSO

October 2, 2014

Its been 10 years and it feels like it was just yesterday. I will never forget you.

OFC. Juan Navarro
Tulane University Police

August 12, 2014

It's hard to believe 10 years have passed since a fellow nurse and I stopped to render assistance at the scene of your accident. I still think about that day, and pray that your family has found peace & comfort through their memories. RIP George.

- Karla

Karla Swims (Bumgarner)

July 15, 2014

One of the funniest, best hearted people I've ever met. I cannot even think of him without a smile coming to my face. Me worked for me one Mardi Gras and made an otherwise miserable time pleasant. RIP my brother.

Captain Bruce Little
New Orleans Police Department

July 14, 2014

It's the holidays again; and I miss you more as each year passes. A day does not pass when you are not on my mind. I miss your laughter, your sense of humor, your passion and compassion and your smile. I was not supposed to have buried you baby brother. You will always be in my heart and on my mind.

Sue Bee

Susan Tessier Kronberg

December 8, 2013

It's been nine years now George but not a day has passed that your not missed. Keep watching over all of us until we meet again brother.

SPQR

Scott Zantjer

July 14, 2013

Today marks another year of missing you on your birthday my brother.

SPQR

Scott Zantjer

July 12, 2013

Happy Birthday my Brother! Love and miss you everyday.
SPQR.

Officer Joe Maumus III
N.O.P.D./Brother in Arms

July 11, 2012

Reflecting about you on your birthday. You are so sorely missed. The fun times you brought to everyone around you was like no one else. Truly, you were one of a kind. A trusted friend that made a great difference in my life.

Derek Canatella
NOPD

July 11, 2012

It's been eight years now Jorge and you are still sorely missed. Will be thinking of you on your birthday today.

SQPR

Scott Z

July 10, 2012

Hey Cuz,
I ran across a picture that Krisha had of you when you first started motorcycle patrol.... you lookin all sexy in those tight pants...LOL. We miss and love you.

Love always,
Cousin Rehannon

Rehannon Militello
Cousin

November 19, 2011

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