Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Thomas Devlin

Boston College Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, April 6, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Thomas Devlin

Officer Devlin, it's now been 15 years since your passing. All you did for BC over all those years have not been forgotten. Thank you for your service.

God Bless, Brother and may you continue to Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

April 6, 2022

15 years have past since God gathered you home….. your smile a memory within my heart


April 6, 2022

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

April 6, 2020

Officer Devlin, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 14, 2019

It's been eleven years brother and I still can't believe that you are gone. I miss you every day.

Sergeant Fred Winslow
Friend and co-worker

April 6, 2018

It's now 9 years. No doubt, your presence is felt every day, evening and night at BC. Your dedication to duty was evident and the respect you earned radiates from that campus.

God Bless you, Brother.

Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 6, 2016

Tommy, you left us nine years ago today. Today should be a sad day but for me it is not because whenever I think of you my friend I smile and remember the good times. I remember the man that you were, the friend, the brother the officer. All heart a fighter till the end.
I was proud to know you to work next to you and to be one of the last to sit and talk with you. Officer Tommy Devlin, my brother, my friend, my hero.

Sergeant Frederick M. Winslow Sr.

April 6, 2016

Today marks the 8th anniversary of your passing after such a long and courageous fight. Many (maybe even me) would have thrown in the towel, but through two attacks on your lungs, you hung in there. You truly are a hero and worthy of much admiration.

God Bless you still, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 6, 2015

love you bro

Boston College Police

May 14, 2014

I can't believe it has been seven years.....I still can see your smile ...I remember both the joy and the suffering and I will never forget your courage and your lack of bitterness.So proud to have been your wife Trish

trish devlin-derick

April 6, 2014

And the person who did this walks free?

RIP Thomas


April 6, 2013

Officer Devlin, As we come to mourn the 6th anniversary of your loss as a community this coming September, let's come to think of those careless individuals who ultimately cost you your life. For the 19 years after the incident, I can't bare to think of all those fellow officers of yours who have died in the line of duty. My Condolences are sent to the BC Police Department!

Jeff Leonard

January 5, 2013

Thank you for your service and doing your part to protect this country and all who live here.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

October 11, 2012

God knows who it was brother and will deal with that person...

Gary A. McCarty (ret.)
Corning City Police, NY

April 6, 2012

Rest in peace

Kyle Huffstetler

September 13, 2011

Remembering you today and remembering the saying... "It is not how they died that made them heroes, but rather how they lived." I miss and love you, Chrissy-Jo xo

Thank you to all who have left beautiful messages. They mean so much to our family.

Christine Rutledge
Daughter of fallen officer Thomas Devlin EOW 04-06-07

April 6, 2011

God bless you, your family, and everyone at Bosten College Police. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
R.I.P PO Devlin

Gfr Peter Sommer
Border Police Switzerland

April 6, 2010

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

April 6, 2010

Heros are never forgotten. God Bless your family, friends and co-workers

911 Dispatcher

April 6, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the second 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.

What an absolute senseless act that caused this brave man his life.
Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 6, 2009

To Officer Thomas Devlin, his family and his fellow officers with the Boston College Police Department:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Officer Devlin’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Officer Devlin and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc.
Members and Stff

April 6, 2009

As a Boston College student, I truly appreaciated the hard work of the BCPD! Now I'm in law enforcement, and after reading about Officer Devlin, I just want his family to know how much the extended BC community appreciates Officer Devlin's tremendous sacrifice.

Special Agent
BC Alumnus

March 10, 2009


Pat Van Den Berghe

April 7, 2008

Officer Devlin one year ago today Citizens and brothers from Boston College lost a hereo. We want to thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Ft. Smith Police Department

April 6, 2008

Dear Family and Friends,
I have the great honor of riding for Officer Devlin in this year's Police Unity Tour. It will be a long and hard jounrney for me, but it will be nothing compared to Officer Devlin's life and death. I want you to know that I think of him often as I have been training. I will have a picture of him on my bicycle as I ride and his name on my helmet. I will share his story and honor his memory. I hope to be able to meet some of you when I reach D.C.

- Ofc. Amy E. Fulbright

Officer Amy E. Fulbright
Metro Nashville Police Department

March 31, 2008

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