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Detective Gerard W. Traynor

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, June 21, 1987

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Reflections for Detective Gerard W. Traynor

Over numerous years I had the pleasure of working cases with so many different Philadelphia officers and their dedication and commitment to their work and public safety was always amazing. Detective Traynor you are one of those amazing men who has undoubtedly left a legacy for the many amazing men and women who I speak of. Please know that your heroic actions, your memory, your service and your sacrifice is one that will never be forgotten. Rest in peace.

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

June 21, 2020

Det. Traynor,
On today, the 28th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 21, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 21, 2015

Dad it’s been 28 long years since we heard your laugh, felt the safety of your arms and the strength of your words. Losing you at 41 years old was way to young. We had so much left to do together. You would so enjoy your grandchildren.,2 for Joann and 5 for me. There is still so much that I wish I could do with you. I still feel your presence every day. The heartache will never heal but I know you watch over me while I follow in your footsteps as a LEO. I just wish heaven wasn’t so far away. I Love You and Miss you Dad.

Sgt Gerard W Traynor Jr.
Long Beach Twp Police Dept. NJ
Son of Detective Gerard W Traynor Philadelphia PD

June 21, 2015

Philadelphia has lost so many fine men and women it's mind boggling. You may very well have saved that other Detective's life by jumping in on the struggle. How terribly sad yours was taken and your family lost you. However, in spite of that tragic day 27 years ago, no doubt you are still very close to those who knew and loved you best, alive in their hearts and minds forever.

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

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

April 16, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 27th anniversary year 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.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

April 1, 2014

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