Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Officer William M. Burke

New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 1922

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Reflections for Special Officer William M. Burke

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are forever remembered by your fellow law enforcement.

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

August 29, 2020

My special feelings toward the NYC RR are there. I may never have worked for that line, but my Dad did, my Grandfather did and my Uncle did. I also once got to 'drive' a locomotive from Boston to Framingham when I was a kid, sitting in the lap of the engineer. It will always hold a special place in my heart.

Officer Burke, God Bless you on this 94th anniversary of your sacrifice, I simply want to say THANK YOU and may God have a special blessing for all who worked protecting America's rails and all they left behind for generations to come.

Rest in Peace, Brother.

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

August 29, 2016

Officer Burke,
On today, the 94th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 29, 2016

Officer Burke,
Sir, it has taken over P.92 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 27, 2014

Officer Burke,
Sir, it has taken over 92 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 26, 2014

My Dad spent many happy years on the New York Central, five of which as a Railroad Police Officer. Though he had a long and distinguished career with my hometown's PD, he always felt his happiest days were with the NYCRR.

Officer Burke, you were taken from this life while protecting one of the things that made this nation great, it's railroads. You have earned respect, as have all who have come after you and before you.

God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

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

September 22, 2014

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 20, 2014

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