Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Thomas F. Patton, II

Cleveland Heights Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, March 13, 2010

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Reflections for Police Officer Thomas F. Patton, II

Hey I know you died a couple days after my birthday...you were the one who gave me my first sip of pop, you were also my dads best friend, you were the greatest uncle ever and it has been 10 years and we all miss you...I wish I got to say goodbye..but I didnt and I know every night you are watching over me and I think about you 24/7....I wish you didnt die...we all do. I love you so much and forever will! Love you Uncle Tommy

Maddie Hawkins
His neice

March 18, 2020

Rest In Peace

Mark Mottola

March 13, 2020

Officer Patton,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cleveland Heights. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 13, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Hatton.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 12, 2020

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Thomas F. Patton, II of the Cleveland Heights Police Department, Ohio and the additional 49 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

March 13, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

October 5, 2018

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Thomas F. Patton, II of the Cleveland Heights Police Department, Ohio and the additional 43 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

March 13, 2018

Thank you for your service and for the ultimate sacrifice of your young life. Today I rode my bicycle in memory of you, Thomas Patton at the Heroes ride in Conroe, TX. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends. For they too have made the ultimate sacrifice.

God bless

Carol Burnett
Wife of retired Houston police officer

October 14, 2017

Tommy,
I can't believe how long it has been.
I think about you often and spread the word of how you had the soul of an old timer in the uniform of one of those new age cops.
I miss your goofy smile and the fun times I shared with you.
I I keep good thoughts for your daughter and your loved ones always.

You Know
Friend

October 19, 2016

Miss your smile and optimism Tommy...

Rob Fleming - (Investigator, retired)
Cleveland Heights PD (Retired)

May 22, 2015

Of all my friends i have had in my life Tommy was the most kindest of them all. The things we did ( and got away with) in high school i will always remember and cherish. Mr. Patton you raised one hell of a man and i learned a lot from him. Made me who i am today. You will never be forgotten Tommy. You touched many lives and did more for people with the short time you had , that 10 men in a lifetime could not have accomplished. I miss you man.

Steven V
Friend

October 9, 2013

I miss you. I wish we could've shared one more day together. You were my best friend. I love you.

Not important
Former CHPD

July 31, 2013

Tom. I miss you so much!!! I miss you treating me like your daughter, I miss your smile, I miss you kind aurora, I miss everything. I remember the day I knew you were dead I remember you were planning on coming over to visit when I turned 11.I remember whenever you caught my dad speeding to get home you guys would have the worlds longest conversation, and you would just let him go. So guess what I have a new baby sister now, she would of loved you... Maybe even as much as I loved you. You were my second father and now your gone. I miss you.

M.A
He knows

July 30, 2013

I remember you always telling me I was your "Kryptonite". You were a good brotha. Miss ya dude!

Ptlm D. Dowlen
Scottsdale Arizona P.D.

June 13, 2013

Miss you Cuz.

not important
CHPD

March 15, 2013

IN HONORE CASORUM
Gone, but never forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department

March 13, 2013

Miss you buddy.

Special Agent Paul Kolb
OAG

January 24, 2013

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

March 13, 2012

IN HONORE CASORUM
Gone, but not forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department

March 13, 2012

I am very sad to have so many horrible people have no respect for law enforcement whatsoever. Officer Patton did not deserve to be spat at and I hope that horrible scumbag rots in hell for what he caused. I don't know what this world is coming to ,very sad. There has to be new laws put in place to protect people against repeat violent offenders. Our prisons are overcrowded and need not be by letting lowlevel offenders not serve time in prison and keep our prisons open for repeat offenders. I am very sorry that Officer Pattoon's little girl will not grow up to be with her wonderful father, God bless him and his family.

Sue Mazzone Airport Sales Agent
Continental Airlines

December 11, 2011

on the 1 year anniversary date my deepest sympathys I just went through this with my Son on 2/8/2010,He also had a heart attack so young at 36.I wish I could make it easy for everyone but I cant seem to do that for myself.I have another Son who is a deputy and I do worry for him everyday.RIP Officer Patton.

Christina Brookhart
Mother of Deputy Don McCutcheon EOW 2/8/2010

March 15, 2011

Officer Patton,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cleveland Heights. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
USBP

December 26, 2010

As you celebrate this, your first Thanksgiving without your loved one, please be aware that his service and sacrifice where not in vain. Though these words are small comfort on a day such as this, his brothers and sisters in law enforcement shall ensure that he and you are never forgotten! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones, may GOD bless you and keep you on this and every day!

Deportation Officer
ICE

November 25, 2010

thank you so much for everything you did. you were far too young for this to happen...

Anonymous

September 3, 2010

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Every time I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the officer they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Officer Patton, especially to his fiancée Tricia. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. (The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. I can also be found on Face Book.) You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for Thomas, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Thomas' life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Thomas' life was about so much more than the way he died. Thomas will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Officer Patton, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been seven years and a half years but he's still very much missed and forever loved.

Wishing you brighter and better days,


Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancée of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

July 12, 2010

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