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Patrolman Albert S. Black

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, March 1, 1945

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Reflections for Patrolman Albert S. Black

This year is more difficult than others. I do not know why. 76 years and I am still here and missing you and Mama.
I love you so very much.

Marilyn Black Dussault,
His Baby Girl!

March 1, 2021

Rest In Peace , never forgotten . God bless your family

Ret. Po ohara
Nypd mounted

March 1, 2021

Rest in peace.


March 2, 2020

I love you Daddy and miss you so. Today marks 75 years since that fateful act of love and selflessness.
Please know how proud I am of you and of my sweet, beautiful Mama. May you both rest in the peace of God in heaven.
Your baby girl is still going strong!

Marilyn Black Dussault, Esq.
Loving and proud daughter

March 1, 2020

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

March 1, 2020

Patrolman Black,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 1, 2020

I love you Daddy. I know you are happy to be reunited with your beautiful wife, my sweet Mama, Dorothy. I miss you both very much.
I hope you both are able to look down on me and your grandson, Bob, and your granddaughter, Renee, and your great-granddaughter, Madison, and see that we are all well and strong and so very proud of both of you.
You are honored as a hero because you gave your life trying to save another. But you are also a hero because of the life you led for 34 years as a faithful and loving husband, wonderful Daddy to me for the first 22 months of my life, and loving son and brother, as I was repeatedly told by your mother, Elizabeth and all your siblings. And you, Mama, are equally a hero. You were only 30 when Daddy died. There were no police pensions nor large insurance policies nor Social Security benefits. Six weeks after you buried Daddy you returned to your profession and worked constantly to give me a wonderful and secure life. Thank you, Mama.
Please, dear Lord, take care of my parents. I love and miss them very much.

Marilyn Black Dussault, Esq.

March 1, 2019

73 years ago today you gave your life trying to save another.
I am proud of your courage, unselfish spirit and honorable devotion to your profession.
I believe that had you failed to perform your duty that day, your future would have been filled with anguish.
I pray that you did not know you were dying nor feel sadness at leaving your beloved wife, Dorothy, and your baby girl, Marilyn.
I love you will all my heart, Daddy.
Your daughter, Marilyn Black Dussault, Esq.

Marilyn Black Dussault, Esq.

March 1, 2018

68 years. Not forgotten.
RIP Albert


March 1, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 67th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 1, 2012

For Patrolman Albert S. Black:

He filled the shoes of hero on the day he gave up his life to attempt the rescue of another human being during a horrific fire. Nobody could ask more of a public servant and certainly no public servant to give more.

Nineteen forty-five was a year of anxiety and relief as WWII was still raging on and much sacrifice was being made, but before the year was over peace was restored. To be here "safe" at home was not true for everyone, least of all those soldiers-of-the-law whose duty was every bit as hazardous as any military soldier.

I would like to believe that on the day before, the day of my birth, I was assigned by our creator to replace a New York City police officer named Albert S. Black to serve others, in another time, and another place in this world as a state police officer. Never did I exceed his bravery or his willingness to boldly attempt to save the life of a fellow human being at what were impossible odds.

To him I render a final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

March 7, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Patrolman Black and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

February 26, 2009

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service and dedication to law enforcement. You are a hero just by the profession you chose, God Bless you and all those that love you.


February 22, 2008

This is the story and memory of a true hero. May God bless you. I pray that your memory will be kept alive forevermore as you patrol the streets of Heaven!
God bless you for your sacrifice!


March 1, 2007

My Our Lord bless you for your courage.Rest in Peace.

March 1, 2006

Officer Black did not lose his life-he gave it in a rescue. May God bless his service and his sacrifice. I know he's now in a better place, walking Heaven's beat, and watching over us still.
Rest easy, Brother; you will never be forgotten.

Monroe Co. Sheriff Dept. Bloomington, In.l

March 1, 2004

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