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Police Officer Joseph Daniel Corr

New Hartford Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, February 27, 2006

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Reflections for Police Officer Joseph Daniel Corr

I attended your funeral on a bitter cold day, and my thoughts were not on the bitter cold weather but on the fact, I was saddened by the loss of a decent human being. Officer Joseph Daniel Corr you will never ever be forgotten.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

February 25, 2022

Joe, it has been several years since I left a reflection. Not that I didn’t want to. I just couldn’t do it. You are my hero. I visit your grave often. Put up wreaths, plant flowers and even sit on a headstone and talk to you. Not sure how I got thru the past 16 years…..you have missed out of so much. I love you and think of you all the time. Until we meet again my dear Son.

Love. Mom
Mother

December 29, 2021

Deputy killed a century ago, honored in ceremony

MEMORIAL UNVEILED — David Corr, himself the father of a slain police officer, unveiled the new memorial plaque for Oneida County Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Krammerlohr, who was killed in the line of duty 100 years ago Thursday. The new memorial will sit alongside Krammerlohr’s original headstone on the right.

Posted Friday, July 9, 2021
Rome Sentinel News

UTICA — Killed in the line of duty 100 years ago attempting to stop some bootleggers, Oneida County Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Kammerlohr was honored on Thursday at his gravesite in the Forest Hills Cemetery.

A new memorial plaque has also been added to his plot to mark the centennial anniversary.

According to history, Deputy Charles “Charlie” Kammerlohr and his partner pulled over a suspected bootlegging truck on Whitesboro Street in Utica on July 8, 1921, within the first years of Prohibition. Authorities said Kammerlohr stepped up onto the truck’s running board and was immediately blasted with gunfire, shooting him in the heart.

Officials said Kammerlohr was able to get a few shots off as he fell, wounding both suspects — one of whom would die from his injuries two days later.

Kammerlohr died as he hit the ground, officials said, the first member of the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office to be killed in the line of duty. He was 37.

“Deputy Kammerlohr fought for our community. His sacrifice will never be forgotten,” said Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri at a memorial service on Wednesday.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Kammerlohr’s death, the Officer Joseph D. Corr Foundation purchased a new memorial plaque and gravestone to sit alongside Kammerlohr’s original headstone at the Forest Hills Cemetery on Oneida Street.

The new plaque and gravestone were unveiled on Wednesday at a small memorial service, attended by local law enforcement leaders and the families of other recently slain officers.

“We do this so that we will keep a promise to never forget their memories,” said David Corr at the ceremony.

New Hartford Police Officer Joseph D. Corr was shot in the line of duty chasing a carload of thieves on Feb. 26, 2006. His parents, David and Kathleen Corr, now run a foundation in his name to memorialize and remember other fallen officers.

David Corr said his organization helped clean up the Kammerlohr plot in the cemetery.

The Corrs were joined on Wednesday by the families of Sheriff’s Deputy Kurt B. Wyman, who was killed on June 7, 2011, and Whitesboro Patrolman Kevin F. Crossley, who was killed on April 11, 2018. Corr said they were unable to find any surviving members of Kammerlohr’s family. The ceremony was attended by members of the Rome, Utica and New Hartford police departments, as well as the state police, Department of Environmental Conservation Police, the Sheriff’s Office and security from Hamilton College.

Retired Police Officer
NYPD

July 9, 2021

In Honor And Respect, Officer Joseph Corr, Sir, Thank You For Your Dedicated Service To Law Enforcement... You Are Honored And Remembered... May Peace And Blessings Be With Your Family, Your Blue Family, And To Those Who Knew You... May You Rest In Eternal Peace, Officer Joseph Corr...

Gail Mercado

April 5, 2021

Keeping Kathy, Kelly, and all of Joe's loved ones in my thoughts today. End of Watch anniversaries are always so hard.

Norie Haas
Mother of Deputy Brian A. Haas

February 27, 2021

Today we once again come together to honor Officer Joseph Daniel Corr who lost his life on this date in 2006. May God bless Officer Corr's daughter, wife, parents and two sisters. Joseph will never ever be forgotten. RIP sir.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

February 27, 2021

15 years later, Never forget! I will remember that night that we lost you always. Prayers for your whole family today and every day. RIP Joe

Craig Burnop
Former New Hartford Central Dispatch

February 27, 2021

I last left a Reflection on March 4, 2006, but I have never stop thinking about you and ALL of our brothers and sisters who given their life to protect and serve the public. I continue to be thankful for your service and dedication to your community, and to your department and to your LEO family which I was apart of. RIP sir; you will never ever be forgotten.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

October 15, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Corr;.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 27, 2019

I remember that night like it was last night. I had just seen Joe the day before because I wanted his opinion about some juveniles in my complex that were troublesome. As always he was smiling and we joked about “teenagers

Jenn Olsson
Paramedic

February 27, 2019

I thank you for your comments--Offender Rehab Coordinator-Retired. Many people in our hometown will comment about where they were when the news hit about a NHPD Officer killed. It has been some time that I have left a reflection.. I get through the days by planting flowers and making my own wreaths. Nothing will bring him home to us all. Memories are very precious. Hard to believe Joe has been gone for 12 1/2 years. I really miss him terribly . A parent should never have to bury their child. So,, thank you again for your kind remarks..Joe's Mom. Kathy Corr

Kathy Corr
Mother of Officer Corr

October 10, 2018

I remember living in Whitesboro at the time, and watching WKTV in horror. How did this happen in quiet upstate New York? Why did this happen to one of the good guys? I have seen his stone up on Woods Road when I visit my family and best friend, also resting there. I PRAY for peace, comfort, God's Love and Mercy for them.

Offender Rehabilitation Coordinator
D.O.C.C.S. (now Retired)

March 1, 2018

We have had a Memorial Mass for Joe on the anniversary of his EOW at St. John's. Church at 6 pm. BUT this year 2017 it will be at 9 am. Please note the time change. Our family thanks all of those who came for the past 10 long years. We miss you Joe. Feb. 27, 2017 at 9am. Thank you. Kathy Corr

Kathy Corr
Mother of Officer Corr

February 18, 2017

I keep Officer Corrs Officer Down Page on my Desk and have done so for the eleven years. God Bless his family and those who served with him.

I will never forget your sacrifice.

Detective Sergeant Todd Bereda
Tredyffrin Twp. Police Department

January 18, 2017

My daughter just played in Joseph Corr's memorial softball tournament in Mud City. As I sat in my chair waiting to watch my daughters game a man passed by me with a smile and said hello, and I replied hello. My son asked if I knew him, and I said no but he seems to be a very nice man. Just after I had a very nice conversation with a women while watching the game. We remarked about some of the plays both good and challenging. How the easiest of throws can be tough to make. What I did not know is it was Officer Corr's parents until the dedication took place. When they left they wished best of luck in my daughter's season. There is no doubt in my mind that this Officer who dedicated his life to us with his service with the New Hartford Police department was just as genuine and caring as his parents. May God rest his soul for the service he provided to his community and country. What the police across the nation do should never be underestimated! I would like to thank all of you for your service!

Bill Murty, Akron NY

April 12, 2015

Thoughts and prayers to all of you today and always.

The DelNagro Family
NYSP

February 27, 2015

Thinking of you and your family today and always Joe

Craig Police Dispatcher
CMPD

February 27, 2015

Thinking of the entire Corr family on this 9th anniversary. You are continually in our thoughts and prayers.

Patty Ryan
Superman's sister EOW 3.1.06

February 25, 2015

Joe, 9 years seems like a very long time but to me it seems like yesterday. I know exactly what I waste doing each and every minute of the 5 days from EOW to the funeral. I miss you like only a. Mother can. No one could ever understand. Except another Mother. Your little squirt is growing to be a beautiful young lady. You would be so proud, Daddy. Gotta go now. I love you Joe. I wish I could have said it a million times before 2/27/06. 8:27 pm. I was so happy being your Mom then and now. Love,Mom

Kathy Corr
Mother

February 18, 2015

Thinking of you today Joe

Craig Police Dispatcher CMPD
Former Dispatcher NH Central Dispatch

November 26, 2014

Joe-

Remembering you on this solemn weekend.

Your spirit is with us all, retired and on the job.

Retired
Oneida County SD

May 24, 2014

May you continue to hold on to your precious memories of Joe. We continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

The DelNagro Family
NYSP

February 28, 2014

I can't believe it's been 8 years. I miss you so much!! Always remember, never forget...

Sherri Corr Philipkoski
Sister

February 27, 2014

May you rest in peace Officer Corr. Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. You made your community and State a much safer place. Thank You.

Jim O'Brien
Nephew of Officer Joe O'Brien EOW 12/24/1968

February 27, 2014

Joe, Happy 38th Birthday in heaven. We would have had cake and ice cream. I wonder what you would have looked like 8 years later. Love and miss you deeply. Till we meet again...

Mom

July 28, 2013

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