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Detective Kevin George Hawkins

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, May 7, 2007

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Reflections for Detective Kevin George Hawkins

Det. Hawkins,
On today, the 15th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC-especially during the 1991 Gulf War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO; former Marine

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 7, 2022

Unbeknownst to me Kevin, I just received in the mail the magazine Gold Shield Fall 2021. I found your picture amongst the many who have sacrificed and died due to that awful day of 911. I was saddened by finding out that way. My deepest sympathy and condolences go to all of your family and all of your friends due to your loss. Serving with you in the 6th comm battalion USMC reserves, and desert storm. I remember your humor, your smile, your anecdotes. There were some pretty miserable times. I have to say there were some miserable moments, and your smile, your humor, and laughter made so many of us tolerate even the worst of it all. Doing our 10 mile hikes at Camp Lejeune, with 75 pound packs on our backs, during our 2 week summer obligations in the military, which we were all proud to serve. One of my own favorite one of your lines was,”It’s not the heat… it’s the humidity”. It was your seriousness of it, dripping sweat from your brow, your soaked of sweat t-shirt, your comedic look, stance and timing of it all that stands out. You had us all howling in the platoon. There wasn’t one person not laughing. We were all thinking it. It was all in your timing delivery of that line. That is just a glimpse of one of many examples of your personality. Running into you while you were working the NY city marathon event, and I was actually running it was so nice to see you again. I did not know it would be the last time to run into you. Hearing how much you were loved and adored, reflected upon here. You will truly be missed by all. Until we are all reunited again. May God bless you and your family. May you Rest In Peace.

SGT Christina Gervasi-Amleto USMC-R
6th Comm Battalion. Now a BSN ED RN

November 6, 2021

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 know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

May 7, 2021

Rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

May 8, 2020

Thank for your service to our country and our city. REST EASY HERO.

Thomas colleran Jr

May 8, 2020

Rest in peace, my brother. Thank you again for your service and sacrifice. Blessings and strength to your loving family for your great loss. Until all of us who were there meet.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

May 7, 2020

Rest in peace Detective Hawkins.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 25, 2019

God speed my brother. All of us who spent time at those sites will one day meet up with you. May your loving family get stronger each day for your loss, and that they are blessed and safe from harm.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

May 7, 2018

God Bless you Kevin and your family!!! 30 years ago today we were both sworn in as police officers !! R.I.P company sgt !!! 87-07

P.O. MJ Keane
Bolton PD/ret NYPD

January 20, 2017

Det. Hawkins,
On today, the 9th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow former Marine;LEO

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 7, 2016

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

Peter Kennedy

October 25, 2015

It was my pleasure and honor to work alongside Kevin in the NYPD. Kevin brought honor to every uniform he wore, cop, Marine, husband and father. He brought laughter and shared it. He lives on in the memory of those who were lucky enough to know him.

Det. Michael C Browne
NYPD

November 10, 2014

Kevin....old friend. I remember our times in the 6th communications battalion. I remember those days back before Desert Storm, those days with Vinnie Danz. The two of you made me laugh and keep my sanity while in the reserves. I remember the last time we met, it was at Vinnie's memorial, never knowing I would never see you again. We hugged n smiled and cracked a few jokes as was always the way; even though it was a somber event.
It was your cool way of dealing with heavy stuff that kept me going during Desert Storm, and if it weren't for your stories I don't think I ever would"ve become a cop.
I miss you brother, though we faded from each others lives, I looked for you not knowing you were sick, and only after the day you passed did I realized. I felt horrible for not knowing, but I knew you would understand. It was your strength I felt when my wife came down with breast cancer, and I know you were looking down on me n my kids when she passed. I know we will meet again and until then may God bless you and Vinnie and all the others who suffered from that day! God bless your family too.
Your brother n arms,
Steve Beuttenmuller

Police Officer Ret
NYPD

September 10, 2011

Here we are Brother days from you Street naming....and your 45th Brithday. I reflect on how many great times we had...growing up and in life. Your in heaven watching down on us all with a smile and a quick pat on the back. It doesn't get easier day after day you are gone...but knowing that your with your brother Officers....makes me smile. this is an Early Happy Birthday Brother....please continue to look down on all of us...for if there is still breath in my heart i will tell all those about you and your Supreme Sacrafice....
I love you Kevin

Dave

Dave Hawkins
Brother

June 24, 2010

On Sept. 11th my husband Kevin was in the shower when I turned on the television and heard the news that the World Trade Center had been attacked. I ran to the bathroom to tell Kevin and the first words out of his mouth were, "oh my God, it's terrorism". He got out of the shower, put on his uniform, retrieved our children from school and made sure his family was safe at home and then he reported to work. He worked day after day trying to find and retrieve the friends he knew he had lost. He would return home after each tour, covered in white dust from head to toe. The only color on his face were from the streaks left by the tears he shed from yet another day of not finding any bodies and from finding out that yet another of his friends was gone. He used to say to me that they all died in those buildings. Six years after the tragedy, my husband was laid to rest. Kevin did his job to the fullest. He gave his life for all of us to be safe. He was...and always will be...a true hero. He stood for family, feeedom, and patriotism. He did his part to the fullest. We now face the rest of our days without him. My only solice is that his pain is over and he now resides in a place where he can continue to do God's work but now he dons a different kind of uniform. May God bless Kevin George Hawkins...my husband, the father to my children, my hero, my love.

Marie Hawkins
Kevin's Wife

May 8, 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

May 7, 2010

You have not been forgotten. Thank you for your service to others and also to your Country.

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

May 7, 2010

I grew up with Kevin & David and have such wonderful memories, espeially of Christmas Eve (going to Mass, aka, The Irish Cottage..lol) It's hard to believe it's been almost 3 years since he left us. I think about you often Kev, you were a great guy. May God bless the wonderful family you left behind.

Coleen Giaconelli
Friend

March 20, 2010

I was in the police academy with Kevin.I cant beleive thats
23 years ago.he was our company sgt and because of his usmc experience he was a born leader and great guy.after the academy i only saw Kevin once.But i know the exact date
and place it was ST.Paddy's day parade 1997 we were both
working the parade we spoke shook hands and parted ways.the next time i saw him was in a newspaper about how he had Passed away (i write this with tears in my eyes)GOD
BLESS YOU KEVIN AND YOUR FAMILY YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN! R.I.P NOBLE SON OF NEW YORK CITY!ret.p.o.m.keane

ret.police officer mortimer keane
nypd

March 8, 2010

The anniversary of 9/11 is coming up in a few days as you well know. I just wanted you to know that you have not been forgotten. Rest in Peace...

Sergeant Chris DiToro
NYPD

September 8, 2009

Happy Fathers Day Kev.......Miss you more then ever!
Love ya with all my Heart....and the kids ask about their Favorite Uncle....all the time. Love you!

Dave Hawkins
Younger Brother

June 21, 2009

To the Family of Detective Kevin Hawkins,

My husband Robert just lost his life to Kidney Cancer on 5/12/09 He was diagnosed Stage 4 renal cell carcinoma january 07. He also worked down at ground zero after that horrible day. We just had our second child on 4/9/09. I came across Det Hawkins name doing research on the health effects the workers were coming down with from 9/11/01. My husband worked as a Transit cop in coney island he had 16 yrs on the job. I miss him dearly. I know the pain your family is going through. They are true heroes as they made the ultimate sacrifice helping people in need. I will pray for your family
May Detective Kevin Hawkins and my husband Robert rest in peace cause I know they both fought this disgusting disease.

Tracy Zane
Widow of PO Robert A Zane Jr NYPD

May 26, 2009

Kevin

I meet your mother and Aunt Mary yesterday. THey told me such wonder things about you. I pray for the Hawkins family today for it is a very difficult time. I know I also lost a Kevin. Keep the memories.

Cathy & Gil Lee

Catherine Lee
Mother of P.O. Kevin Lee EOW 1/27/06

May 7, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the second anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to New York and our country. 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.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

May 7, 2009

To Det. Kevin Hawkins, his family and his fellow officers with the New Yourk City Police Department:

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc.
Members and Staff

May 7, 2009

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