Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent Thomas Joseph Byrne

United States Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, August 30, 2008

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Reflections for Special Agent Thomas Joseph Byrne

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 30, 2020

Rest in peace Special Agent Byrne.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 30, 2019

will always rember those summer days in the Bronx in the back yard pool with you an the kids. With Big Tommy ur Mom an patty,joanne,roddy an kelly. God Bless You.S/I Jerry boss, retired NYSP & DEA I/A, NY

Gerard f Boss

December 31, 2018

Agent Byrne,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 30, 2018

Rest in Peace Tommy, you were a good guy and fun to be around while we endured Quantico together brother! I will miss you and hope the best for your family. one last BEEEEEEEE AAAAAAAAAA 102!
Your friend and classmate from the DEA Academy days in Quantico, VA

Special Agent Jeff Pullig
Drug Enforcement Administration

November 15, 2016

We Love You

Your boys

August 31, 2016

Rest in Peace. For you are a hero.

N.Y.PD. Lt. Ray Flores

August 30, 2016

Agent Byrne, it's now the 6th anniversary of your murder. I can only hope that the animals faced true justice whether they were caught by law enforcement or received it at the hands of their own ilk. Either way, I just hope they paid for what they did to the fullest extent.

Keep watching over your colleagues and may you continue to rest. God Bless, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

August 30, 2014

Dear Special Agent Byrne,

Although we never met, we are getting to know you through your wonderful children and wife.

Loving, caring, responsible, brave, strong and tender, always giving and looking after others in need: These are your children today.

How blessed you were with your wife; a sweet, devoted and loving mother doing an incredible job raising them to honor your memory and values. How proud of your family you must be.

They all miss you, but they know you're there with them every day of their lives. They are your legacy to a world in desperate need for better men.

Love is everlasting. We know that you're still working hard from Heaven to make for all a better world.

Our thoughts and heart honor those who choose to serve. May God bless your family and all of us.

Moran Family

August 30, 2013

thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. You have not been forgotten.

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

August 30, 2013

"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 29, 2013

Thank you for your heroism and dedication for the job Sir, RIP now you served well.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

August 30, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the first 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 who was murdered in the 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

August 30, 2009

Agent Byrne,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



August 30, 2009

To Special Agent Thomas Joseph Byrne, his family and his fellow officers with the United States Dpartment of Justice-Drug Enforcement:

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

August 30, 2009

My heart and prayers go out to the officer's family and to his department. RIP my brother.

Sgt. Marco Robles
McKinney Police Department

March 22, 2009

Rest in peace Brother Thomas, you are a true Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73


March 22, 2009



March 21, 2009

SA Byrne - thank you for your service to, and sacrifice for, the citizens of this Country. To the family and DEA colleagues of SA Byrne we are so sorry for your loss. We will pray for peace and comfort during this difficult time. You too have sacrificed greatly for your Country.

Special Agent
FBI - Detroit Division

March 21, 2009

It makes me sick to hear that we lost another brother in such a violent way. God bless you and your family in this terrible time. You are a WARRIOR and a HERO. You will not be forgotten....Rest in Peace

Officer E. Borghesani
San Francisco Police Dept, Ca

March 21, 2009

We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Special Agent Byrne and we honor his distinguished service to the cause of justice and peace. Sadly, our nation has lost one of its finest citizens, a community has lost a friend and protector, and a family has lost an example of character and courage who they will love and respect forever.

To the family, friends, and colleagues of Special Agent Byrne, I would like you to know that a lot of people pray for you, and my hope is that their prayers will give you the strength necessary to move on. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Special Agent Byrne is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family, and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

For those who pledge to uphold it, Freedom requires a sacrifice the protected will never know.

Special Agent
FBI New York

March 20, 2009


I fight not for glory or fame,
For they are momentary.
I fight for those who can't.
I fight for Justice.
I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden.
And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets,
For I serve to protect the innocent.
It matters not where or when,
For evil knows no boundaries.
Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny,
I will not flee.
Justice is my weapon.
Faith is my shield.
Hope is my armor.
Cry not at my passing,
For it was my Honor to fight for you.
Shed not tears of sorrow,
But tears of joy,
For now,
I stand with God.

Rest in Peace Brother. We have it from here!!!


March 20, 2009

Special Agent Byrne, I am saddened by the accounts of your death at the hands of savages. The brutality it took to beat you to death only reflects the viciousness that these thugs have within them and shows what animals they are. You obviously did your job and did it quite well if it got them to attack you in such a manner. The innocent, the hard working and the just do not deserve such treatment.

You are a true hero and you will never be forgotten.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

March 19, 2009

Thankyou for youre service sir. You are a true hero for us all to look up too. You will never be forgotten. God bless your family


March 19, 2009

another victim of senseless crime, this time, it's one of our own. rest in peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Deputy D.G.
SCSO S.R.T. / Patrol

St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office (N.O. metro area)

March 18, 2009

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