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Sergeant Stephen Liczbinski

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, May 3, 2008

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Reflections for Sergeant Stephen Liczbinski

Today marks 14 years since your passing. I’ve been thinking about you all day, to the point of tears. I miss you, I love you, and I’ll see you when I get there.

We miss you Uncle Steve.

Martin Liczbinski

May 3, 2022

Sergeant Liczbinski, on this actual anniversary of your untimely and incredibly heroic death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your law enforcement family will never, ever forget. Rest in peace always and may God Bless your family as well as the men and women of the Philadelphia Police Department.

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

May 3, 2021

Officer Liczbinski, I remember this and your heroic actions that day quite vividly. I still proudly wear my orange and black T-shirt with your name and and badge number on it as well as the words “Never Forget” quite often. It was orange and black because it was being sold by your brothers and sisters in blue outside of the then Wachovia Center just before an Eastern Conference Finals Game before the “Orange and Black” Flyers vs. the hated cross state rivals Pittsburgh Penguins. While the hated Pens prevailed throughout the series they showed extreme class in admiring and honoring you before one of the games by all slapping their sticks as the Flyers made sure to honor you and your sacrifice. I obviously purchased one of those shirts that evening as I had mentioned, and still wear it proudly as I mentioned as it will always say thank you to you, will always honor you and will always say thank you to your family. Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 16, 2020

May you rest in peace. We met when I first moved to South Philly, found out we had a mutual friend your old neighbor John Doyle. Later on it turns out your son is married to my old neighbor's niece what a small world. Hope to see you again.

Albert Martin

May 5, 2020

Rest in peace warrior for the city of Philadelphia.

Police officer Stephen l2
Philadelphia police department

May 4, 2020

Sergeant Liczbinski, 12 years ago today you where brutally murdered while trying To keep the people of Philadelphia safe. Rest in eternal peace

Mark Mottola

May 3, 2020

I read this after seeing J. Castro’s portrait of you. The story told shows your integrity as a man. We love you not only for your sacrifice, but also for your honor and morals. May you rest easy in heaven.

Detective Mike Malainy
Mentor police

May 3, 2019

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo

May 4, 2016

R.I.P. Hero

Sgt. Riess
Family Friend

May 3, 2016

A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand

May 4, 2015

Soon it will be 7 years,I do not know where the years went but not a day goes by that I don't think of you and ask myself why? I'll never understand why! I am so pissed off even after 7 years! You will never be forgotten as long as I am alive!

H.E.Casler Jr.

April 28, 2015

You will never be forgotten, brother.


May 3, 2014

The shooter should have been in prison until the year 2036 on previous convictions and his two accomplices should have been in prison until 2025 and 2023 on previous convictions. The shooter's prior conviction was for no less than armed robbery. And Mayor Nutter had the unmitigated audacity the very next day to call a press conference and blame the National Rifle Association for Officer Stephen's needless and tragic end.

I never knew him or his family, in fact I have never lived in PA, but I think of Officer Liczbinski and this absolutely needless tragedy. Our criminal justice system in broken if convicts can be released THIRTY years early and nobody even notices.

Concerned NRA Member

April 25, 2014

Missin you everyday uncle steve!


September 11, 2012

My heart go's out to any surviving family member of an officer who gave his / her life in the line of duty protecting the rest of us. <3

former police cadet , Frank Fogel.
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May 15, 2012

one of Philly's heros taken too soon. Can not believe it has been 4 years since hearing the news that you were gone. Thank you for protecting the city that I live in.

Jen R. Police officer wife
Phila Police wife

May 3, 2012

Thankyou for your service, you are a hero who will never be forgotten. God bless your family and friends.


May 3, 2012

rest in peace and may god bless you

Lt. J.P.

May 3, 2012

Justice was not served because of a Deadlock Jury. May you Rest in Peace Steve and God Bless. Your family and friends will always remember you and love you...

Steve Helvitson Sr
Friend of Officer Gary Skerski E.O.W. 5/8/2006

August 26, 2010

I read today where 2 of Sgt. Liczbinski's killers were sentenced to life w/o parole, plus additional years. A victory to most but still a tragedy that the jury deadlocked because of 2 jurors that could not see that these 2 deserved the death penalty. To the Liczbinski family, may you take some solace in the fact that these killers will never again walk amongst the good citizens of Philadelphia. God Bless

Patrolman DJ Olvera
Grand Prairie Tx Police Dept

August 22, 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 3, 2010

May we never forget this Warrior's sacrifice. On this anniversary May his Family have Peace in their Hearts. He will not be forgotten..

Officer Debra McFall Ross

May 3, 2010

To Sgt. Stephen Liczbinski, his family and his fellow officers with the Philadelphia Police Department:

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc.
Members and Staff

May 3, 2009

God bless Sgt Liczbinski and his family!

K9 Officer
Chandler, Az PD

April 26, 2009

I would like to say my prays go out to Sgt. Stephen Lizczbinski, and his family. I did not know Stephen personally, but Sgt. Stephen really sounded like a great guy who wanted to do nothing but protect his community and serve his country. He made the ultimate sacrifice and I know he will be remebered forever. Currently I am a graduating criminal justice student that was thinking about applying to the Philadelphia Police Department, but I just think its so sad that so many officers are losing their lives.

Krisopher Carter
Criminal Justice Student

April 21, 2009

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