Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Joseph Anthony Longobardo

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Sunday, September 3, 2006

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Reflections for Trooper Joseph Anthony Longobardo

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

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

September 3, 2020

Another year gone bye. Memories if that nightmare still never go away....Thank you to all who still remember my brother!

Dawn Longobardo

September 3, 2020

Rest in peace, brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May your loving family be always blessed.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 3, 2020

Thank you for your service sir. Trooper Joseph A. Lombardo will never ever be forgotten.

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

January 31, 2020

May God continue to bless and watch over the family of Trooper Longobardo. The memory of his selfless heroism will remain with all forever. He is the angel that will continue to keep us safe. Thank you Trooper Longobardo. You will never be forgotten.

GK. Niantic. CT

February 3, 2019

Just saw this story on TV. Trooper Longobardo remains a hero now and forever. NM A, Florida

Neoka Apple, no ranking
An appreciative citizen

December 9, 2018

Thank you for your sacrifice to the people of our great nation as well as to the people of our great state. Your heroic actions have not gone in vain and will never be forgotten.

Reilly C

September 16, 2018

Still remembered 12 years later. I have nevered used the name friend easily, It was my privilege to stand next to you as a serviceman and military law enforcement officer with you. We shared many TDY’s together always fun and adventurous. I miss you along with our fellow 109th SFS members, always in my and I’m sure our brothers and sisters thoughts.
Love Ya Bro,

MSgt(Retired) Patrick Hart

July 13, 2018

RIP Trooper Joseph Anthony Longobardo, I truly thank you for your dedicated service to the people of New York, to your devoted service to the New York State Police, and to you love of service to our great nation, the United States of America. You sir are a true patriot. May God continue to bless your wife and son.

Trooper Joseph Anthony Longobardo, you will NEVER EVER BE FORGOTTEN. Thank you.

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

January 31, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

September 3, 2017

Rest in peace brother. You are a real hero and will never be forgotten.

Steve Van Slyke, retired K9 Officer
El Cajon Police Department

September 3, 2015

Trooper Longobardo-

Today marks the 9th anniversary of your passing, and your memory continues to patrol the streets of Amsterdam and Troop G. "It takes a special person to risk so much for people who care so little." #BlueLivesMatter

U.S. Army Military Police
Amsterdam, NY

September 3, 2015

Another year without you, can't believe it still. Sunday is your memorial 5k walk/run that so many wonderful people come too & I want to Thank everyone that hasn't forgotten what a Terrific brother I had!!! I miss you so much. Hugs & kisses!

Dawn Longobardo

September 1, 2015


Detective Dennis Pothos
Fort Lee, NJ Police Department

May 29, 2015

"Trooper Joe"

Anyone who met him, would real soon know
The kind and gentle soul that was Trooper Joe
He said he rode dirt bikes, he told me so
I had hoped to ride with him, Trooper Joe

But his house I was buying, I could never know
That 2 years later I'd be reading about Trooper Joe
My mind was reeling, time was moving too slow
When I saw on TV the face of ole Trooper Joe

I didn't want to believe at first, but ya never know
So I surfed the Net and found, it was my Trooper Joe
I was inconsolable, I wish Teri could know
That I too am grieving for her Trooper Joe

How could one so cool be dragged so low
Why did the devil himself hurt our Trooper Joe
I could spend my life asking and will never know
Why a coward with malice took away Trooper Joe

To serve and protect in rain and in snow
That was the promise made by our Trooper Joe
A better officer or gentleman the world didn't know
I'm so glad to have met you back then Trooper Joe

He was a leader of men, front of the class he'd go
Brave men followed him willingly that Trooper Joe
I'd follow him too but I'm not ready to go
I hope you understand, good ole Trooper Joe

Now you're dirt biking in Heaven, don't go too slow
When my race is run we'll finish our ride Trooper Joe
We'll shift the gears and watch the horizon grow
But not yet, until we meet again my brave Trooper Joe

Take care and rest easy bro......

Michael James, civilian supporter
retired Verizon phone worker.

May 6, 2015

I met Joseph Longobardo many years ago, I was the person that bought his townhouse in Ballston Spa. I met him only twice and was UBER impressed with this young guy, Marine, MRT unit State Trooper. He rode dirt bikes as a teen and was impressed that I was a real racer. :-)

And only a few short years alter I kept seeing the news report, my brain refused to connect the dots until Joe popped thru a computer monitor and said, "ITS ME." I had NEVER forgotten the life stolen from so many. I was hurt for his family and tried ot help but they were dealing with a lot.

MANY WILL REMEMBER Trooper Joe...including me. So when on a work furlough from my downstate Verizon garage I was given a job at this Trooper barracks.. I was shocked at what happened next. Follow teh links to see my story.

RIP peace, JL, we will meet again, and ride soem heavenly dirt bikes.

Your man,

Michael James, civilian supporter
retired Verizon phone worker.

May 5, 2015

Always Thinking of you, Love & Miss!


March 8, 2015

I'm doing a report on unsung heroes who don't get the recognition they deserve, your courage and dedication put you at the top of my list. I plan on being a State Trooper after I graduate and hope to be half the man you were. Thank you for your services and you will never be forgotten.

Patrick Matkosky
Hilbert College Student

December 9, 2013

Thank you for your dedicated service to others. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

September 3, 2013

Always remembered & honored 4 his service & his ultimate sacrifice.

Mother, daughter, sister & granddau. of LEO's

September 2, 2013

You done your nation proud, Joseph. As a marine and state trooper, you served your country to the best of your ability.

Semper Fi.

LtGen Peter Adams USMC(Ret.)
United States Marine Corps

August 2, 2013

Dear Joe,

Missing you a lot at the moment for two reasons, the 6th anniversary of your death and the 11th anniversary of 9/11. That sticks in my mind the most as it symbolises when I lost contact with you because you were on active duty :(

Thank you for your friendship for the 8 years that I was privileged to know you. My life is better having known you and the wonderful person you were.

I made it to your home town 2 years ago and visited your memorial. I left flowers on behalf of myself and some of the Marines you served with in Islamabad.

Miss you and thanks for everything.

Rebecca Brown
Became friends through the Diplomatic Community in Islamabad, Pakistan

September 12, 2012

New account email, Joe, lol, so I'll begin this one by leaving my condolence on the 6th anniversary of your passing. I know it's three days late, so I apologize. The city of Amsterdam is falling apart, unfortunately, but my hopes are still high in join the boys in blue. Unfortunately, I cannot be a trooper because I'm 10 credit hours short of the 30 minimum, ntm, I have an anger issue, so I've decided to be a correctional officer. I have no clue where Teri moved to, so I can't talk to her personally :(, however, you guys are forever in my prayers. Even though we never, we're still part of the same family. I miss you, Joe.

Pvt. Parker-31B Veteran

September 6, 2012

Six years and it feels like yesterday.
We will never forget your sacrifice or stop honoring the way you lived your life.
Miss you brother


September 3, 2012

You may be gone, but you will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace HERO. You served well. God bless you.


September 3, 2012

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