Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Daniel Patrick Picagli

New Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, October 21, 2006

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Reflections for Police Officer Daniel Patrick Picagli

Rest in peace Danny

Officer Steven Manware, #119
New Haven Police Department, Conn.

November 19, 2022

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 11, 2022

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 11, 2022

Miss u. Buddy

Ben fronte
Bengie Fronte. Best freind

April 12, 2021

Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

October 21, 2018

Hey dunker It’s Benji just went to the cemetery to see my mom and of course you just missing you more than ever wi buddy fair haven was good to us and I miss all the great times we had together as friends I love your buddy. never forget you

Bengie Fronte
Childhood lifetime friends forever

March 30, 2018

Gone. But never forgotten.

Marshal Nicky Gogs
CT Judicial Marshals

November 22, 2014

Wish you were here..Miss you my brother.

Brian kripps
Childhood Friend

December 26, 2013

Thinking about you more these days... As you know Matt graduated college...OMG he is just like you..You would be soo proud!!! Continue watching over everyone, and keep him safe as he starts a new phase in his life!!! Think of you often...miss ya!!!


May 22, 2013

Every time I take a road trip I keep a list of the memorial markers I see along the highway so I can look up the stories of the man or woman when I get home and learn a little bit more about how they came to their end of tour. On my journey from Georgia to Massachusetts, just a week before the horrific bombings at the Boston Marathon, I came across the marker for Officer Picagli.

Thank you for sharing his story with me. I hope that his wife and kids will see this and smile knowing that somewhere in the world a perfect stranger has read the story of their husband and father and walked away with at least a small bit of knowledge about the great things he did during his lifetime.

Natasha Hubbard

April 21, 2013

Till this day it makes me sad to remember that I last saw you the night before you got hit. I never got a chance to tell you what a wonderful person you were.


July 13, 2012

missing and thinking of you always


May 7, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Picagli. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2012

Happy Birthday Danny!


January 1, 2012

Remembering you today, on the 5th anniversary of your passing. We think of you often, holding those memories dear. We hope you see the waves & kisses blown each time we (family & friends) pass the highway sign that was erected in your honor......a tribute that allows the memory of you to NEVER be FORGOTTEN.

Brother-in-law, Italo & Sister-in-law, T

October 21, 2011

Today is matts birthday, and I find myself here...thinking of you..He is so much like you, and you know it too!!! Wow have they all more little ones running in the street..or playing street hockey waiting for you to run down and join them...Now they all drive by and wave lol....5 yrs and what a difference...It amazes me!! Continue to keep everyone safe and strong...Miss ya!!!

Kim Brunski

August 15, 2011

Happy Birthday, Dan. We miss you!

Denise Ortiz Dow

January 1, 2011

four years has gone by so fast it still doesn't seem real. not a day goes by that i don't think about you or see you watching over us in everything we do. i miss you so much, life just isn't the same without my "UNCLE" down the street. we have all grown so much i just wish you were here to share in the expierence. i know you are watching down on all of us and please continue to do so. as always said, you will never be forgotten. i miss you and love youuu.


October 23, 2010

I cant believe its been 4 years. Time really flies by, i miss you so much!


October 21, 2010

Dad, we are approaching the 4 year anniversary of your passing on the 21st, time just flys by! We still think of you daily, that will never change. All of your friends and family miss you so much ! We said you will NEVER be forotten and that holds true because on Thursday 10/21 a sign will be put up on I-91 between exits 7 & 8 displaying "Officer Daniel P. Picagli Memorial Bridge" It will be there forever as an honor to a great man ! There are so many things to honor you, my LODD lisence plate, my decal on my rear window, i have your prayer card and memorial pins in my car as well. Your picture is in my room and in many neighbors and relatives houses. I think about you and the great memories we shared together all the time. I still have an ultimate goal of being following in your footsteps and being a cop just like you. Its sad to see how many "brothers and sisters" have made the ultimate sacrifice before and after you, this total is much to high. Continue to watch over our family and friends as well as other officers. I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH R.I.P DAD <33

Matt Picagli

October 18, 2010

Rest in peace brother.

Officer 119
New Haven Police, CT

September 15, 2010

As Eli Whitney's 25th High School reunion is being planned I turned to my yearbook to recall a face for those I may have forgotten over time. When I open it, out spills the articles I saved surrounding your accident and death and I cry. Flat out break down and cry. Your prayer card is stuck between the pages where your high school photos is. Who knew Dan that I would miss someone so much, someone I only knew for a short time. You had a positive impact in my troubled teen life. You certainly weren't like the other "boys". You were sensitive and just down right decent. You married a childhood friend of mine and had beautiful children together. How I wish we stayed close. I really could have used friends like you and Dee but at the time I was caught up in my own life. Had I only reached out...I know you would have been there. The day you passed is the day this world lost a truly good person. You did so much; every one loved and admired you. I can only aspire to be more like you Dan. God rest your soul. And God bless your family. I will always remember you.

Cynthia R. Waddock (Langella)
High School friend

June 28, 2010

dan,the water is warming up & you know what that means;you guessed it CRABBING TIME!oftentimes, when i go crabbing or claming with danielle,i always see or hear something that brings back the memories of our youth.when we were children time seemed to last it seems like it has passed in a blink of an eye;so precious that word is. just letting you know that i keep you & everyone in your whole family in my heart & prayers.

brian kripps
childhood friend

June 25, 2010

Happy fathers day dad ! we're thinking of you today as always, i love you and miss you so much <33

Matt Picagli

June 20, 2010

Hey dad finally got my license, im getting a car wednesday ! wish u were here for me to be able to drive you around =/ continue to watch over me and keep me safe at all times. i love you miss u much <3

Matt Picagli

February 1, 2010

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