Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Thelonious Anthony Dukes, Sr.

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, November 9, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Thelonious Anthony Dukes, Sr.

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice are never forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

November 9, 2020

One the most courageous partners I've ever had pleasure to work with.
You shall never be forgotten

Isaiah 6:8
Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me: Thelonious A. Dukes

Sergeant Kevin L. Williams (retired)
New Orleans Police Department

November 9, 2020

Love our time working together in the 8th District and DDD with Tyrone especially during Essence Fest. RIP brother, you are truly missed.

Derek Canatella
Retired NOPD

February 27, 2020

Rest in perpetual peace my brother on this 10th anniversary of your demise. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

November 9, 2017

Your missed my friend. Partner when I worked the levees .
I see you beautiful wife evey couple months but, I call her one a week or several times.
We make each other giggle.
And we all. Miss you T.D the huge Teddy Bear

Dee Dee Serpas retired Sgt
I lost so many friends in the line of duty Firefighter and K9s
Especially my Daddy Constable Carroll Serpas.Love you Daddy

July 4, 2016

My respects to the family and friends of Dukes. Dukes and I attended police academy back in 1988 and years later, worked at Eckerd Drugs on Elysian Field (he as on duty police srcurity, I was off duty). He will forever be missed.

Former GPO G. Dupre
New Orleans Police

May 1, 2015

Didn't know you nearly long enough, as I met you at 25yoa. The short time that we spent together, you were a man that i admired. Notwithstanding the missing time, we had very similar interest. Which is probably why we got along so quickly, and spoke so often. Thank you for your acceptence of me. Thank you for your help with my issues. If only I was with you on that night. I will never forget you. I will forever speak your name even to strangers.

Farewell, Beloved Uncle Tank

SPO Isaiah Rochon
Abbeville PD/ Nephew

September 7, 2011

I just want to thank you all who knew my brother. Thelonious showed his leadership in many ways. During Katrina, I would call him several times from the Dome. Never left his post. That was just a small fraction of his loyalty and concern. "I miss him dearly". He would have enjoyed Hawaii. "A HUI HOU" (till we meet again) your sister Bebe

Marissa Dernbach/aka-Beatrice Dukes

January 1, 2010

Two years sir....Godspeed

Det. Gale Griffiths

November 9, 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you.
Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 9, 2009

To Officer Thelonious Dukes Sr, his family and his fellow officers with the New Orleans Police Departmment:

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

November 9, 2009

Brother officer, may you forever rest in peace. May the heavy burden of guilt forever encompass those criminals responsible for your demise. God bless your family.

Captain Cedric Raymond

September 27, 2009

RIP Mr. D. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.


August 10, 2009

RIP Mr. D. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.


August 10, 2009

I still miss having you around. You were a good friend, and I'm glad we got to know each other. My prayers are with you and your family.

Officer Derek Canatella

July 9, 2009

I wish I could have had the opportunity to meet this outstanding hero. You will be missed. I will continue to pray for all police.


June 30, 2009


Miss you man. Seems like every time we worked together I was laughing at something you were up to.


February 16, 2009

Remember the days of the mighty 5th district at Poland and St. Claude. Thanks for the many times you answered a backup call while we were in 508. "Handlin our business."


February 16, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this first anniversary of your EOW. Continue to keep watch over them and those still out on patrol watching over the Thin Blue Line. You will never be forgotten

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

November 10, 2008

It really angers me when senseless things like this happen. My only
consolation is that reckoning day is coming. Thank you for your many
years of dedicated service, Officer Dukes. My heart goes out to you,
your family and any law enforcement officer who puts his life on the
line every day.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA


November 9, 2008

I still miss you deeply my brother...I haven't forgot...I love you man, life isn't the same with out you around. You made us all proud and we all who knew you shared in your strength.

P/O III Edgar Baron
New Orleans Police Dept

July 2, 2008

Office Thelonious Dukes I just wanted to give honor to your name at this time.Too many times we don't that a person for the efforts he has done.You are a hero.Continue to keep watch on all all of us because life is too short.We are here today and in the next minute we are gone.
To Your family I hope that God Will continue to give you strength , Endurance and Peace.It is a long road.Just hold on to God's unchanging hands.

Dpy Regina Trinity
Lafayette Sheriff Dept

May 28, 2008

To the family and friends of Officer Dukes,
I am a Sergeant in a small police department in New Jersey. In less than two weeks I will be participating in a bicycle ride leaving from Liberty State Park in NJ and ending at the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington DC. We make this trip to honor the memory of fallen police officers. I will be doing this trip to honor the memory of your service to the citizens of New Orleans. You will not be forgotten.

Sergeant John Hurd
Chester Township Police Department

April 25, 2008

Oh how I looked up to you and Tyrone way back in the old 5th district days. This is a really tough one to swallow. Rest in peace brother, you won't be forgotten.

G. Burgess

G. Burgess

April 25, 2008




March 8, 2008

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