Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Thomas Gerard Brophy

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, April 21, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Thomas Gerard Brophy

One of the many amazing men and women who gave so selflessly and heroically that day and the many days that followed. Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

April 21, 2021

Rest well officer brophy

Mark Mottola

April 21, 2020

To my brother in blue...may you continue to rest in peace. May your loving family be blessed always and, that you watch over them.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 21, 2020

Hey Bro, It’s been 15 years since you were stolen from us . It feels like it was yesterday and feels like it was a life time ago . I think of you everyday split evenly between laughter and tears . You were the Best of the Best . Til we meet again .

PO Richard Seagriff
NYPD / Partner

April 20, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Brophy.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 27, 2019

Brother...continue to rest in peace. May your loving family be blessed always. Until all of us who were there meet up with you one day.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 21, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Brophy.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 20, 2019

Brother Tom...on your 13th year in Heaven I want to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for all of us here, who will one day meet with you again. Many blessings and strength extended to your loving family and the NYPD always.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 21, 2018

Tom was a great friend, great man and is still missed today by all who knew him. Years ago he was reluctant to borrow my Harley but I am glad he did. He enjoyed the freedom of the road and I am glad I had the opportunity to help him do it. See you again someday Brother.

PO James P Viviani

August 15, 2016

God Bless you Tom Brophy. I didn't know you as well as some of the other guys on the job but the few conversations we had I knew you were a genuine good man and great person. People like you live in our memories and make us all better for knowing you. I know your in a better place and your family has a guardian angel.

Your friend,


June 15, 2016

Officer Brophy,
On today, the 11th 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 our Country as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 21, 2016

May God rest your soul, thank you for your service.

Peter Kennedy

October 25, 2015

Officer Thomas BROPHY, ... the passage of time will never diminish our sincere appreciation for your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice for us. God Bless You, your Family and your Fallen and Serving comrades of the Police Depts of the State of New York, and All Those Who Serve and Protect us.

another grateful citizen

September 15, 2015

Hey Tom,
it seems like just yesterday that we were carpooling to the academy. I can't believe 20 years has flown by so damn fast. I spoke to Rob and Ronnie today. We're getting together tomorrow, 2/28/14. It'll be the first time we've made plans since the four of us went to Ciao Baby. Never seemed the same without you.

PO Joseph Russo
NYPD Class 94-22

February 28, 2014

Just thinking of you ! Strong and kind is what comes to my mind when I think of you.Sorry you had to go so soon.

Ret P.O Christian Doran

January 27, 2014

I love you my brother. Love Erika Lynn. I am taking good care of Matty Mo but I'm sure you already know that. I love you and I know that you're watching over me like you always did. I still have the Maxima. I will NEVER get rid of it. I love you so much.

Erika Lynn sister

July 20, 2013

RIP Tom .

PO Christian Doran

April 22, 2013

Broph miss ya dude...i was tommy sgt when the NYPD put him through hell....tommy was a corrections officer in the bing...the bing is an armpit in Rikers where worst prisoners are housed...a big fight broke out there and tom had to fight his way out to survive....tom rolled over to NYPD..sp what did they do to this hero? they modified him the day b4 he was due to get off probation...based on statements made by fat cat nichols and papy mason(eddie byrnes killers)....when modified he was transferred and under my command where isaw first hand what a decent guy tom was...called his mom every day....the absolute stress of this ridiculous charges i beleive had something to do with toms stress reducing your immune system..tom was a good cop and even though he was eventually cleared of these trumped up charges he still went out and did his job....glad u got your vette dude b4 u left us...too bad we never got chance to take them down to OBI south

sgt john lewis

December 10, 2012

Tom. I think of you always. My partner ,friend and brother. Always had my back on jobs in the 109th pct and I feel you with me on each call I handle now. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace big guy.

Police Officer Richard Seagriff
Suffolk County Police Dept

September 11, 2012

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 5, 2012

Thinking of you and your family in this seventh anniversary week of your death. Our 9/11 heroes will never be forgotten for their sacrifice. Your family is in my heart's embrace today.

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

April 23, 2012

Officer Brophy you are remembered today by the men and women of the Boston Police department. RIP

Detective Michael Kane
Boston Police Department

April 21, 2012

7 years ago today, and you are still SO VERY much missed. Love and miss you Tom.

Rita Brophy

April 21, 2012

One last thing Tom, by now you probably realized you are not the only one up there from the old neighborhood. John Harris (EOW 08/1994 - Henrico County VA PD) is there along with Roger Martel. My all of you guys be still Resting IN Peace.

PO Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

December 6, 2011

Hey Tom,

I just found out today that you were taken from us as a result of 9/11. I didn't even know you were one of the blue like I am. I have been at Lake Success PD since 1997 and have lived in Smithtown since 2002. We were living and working so close together and didn't even know it. The last time I remember seeing you is around graduation from HBHS in '88. I am so sorry to here you are not with us anymore. May you Rest In Peace Brother. My belated condolences to your entire Family my friend.

PO Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

December 6, 2011

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