Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Brian David Shaw

New Kensington Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, November 17, 2017

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Reflections for Patrolman Brian David Shaw

Karen Reever

November 17, 2021

I had the opportunity to work with both officer Shaws when I was an EMT at East Deer. These two were the most sweet fun loving cops I’ve ever had the opportunity to work with. He will forever hold a special place in my heart. I will forever be pro blue lives and fight for him so that hopefully one day things like this no longer happen. RIP Brian.

Marissa Perelstine FF1 and NREMT-P
Blaine Hill Volunteer Fire Department and CSL Plasma

September 7, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Shaw.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 3, 2020

Officer Shaw will never be forgotten for his bravery. His service forever honored. Thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues.

Surviving parent G Birkholz
Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011 Fond du Lac PD

September 6, 2019

You will never be forgotten my brother. Rest Easy

SA Kerry Lingo US Army CID Agent First Sergeant Retired

February 24, 2019

Rest in peace my brother. May your family assuage their pain and grief for your great loss.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

November 17, 2018

I hope that everyone will find comfort in the scripture Acts 24:15-"And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." Until we see our loved ones again in Paradise on Earth, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 23, 2018

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Brian was killed.

To the Shaw family, fellow officers, and all who call Brian beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you. You were so heartbreakingly young when you were taken from them,

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Brian gave to his community and the citizens of Pennsylvania and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on November 17th, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

August 13, 2018

This morning I ran a 5K Police Run that we held on the base I am stationed at in the Middle East. I had the honor of carrying a brick during the run with Officer Shaw's name on it. I just want to say what a terrible tragedy it is to have lost a good man at such a young age. My heart goes out to his family, friends, and fellow officers. I will always remember.

Very Respectfully,
TSgt. Mark A. Tucker
United States Air Force

TSgt. Mark A. Tucker

May 18, 2018

I played Taps for your funeral, as well as Derek Kotecki's and so many others who have been taken by cold blooded killers. Our system of justice for all of your killers is so unfair and heartless for the Officers and their families. Hopefully, justice will be done to these maniacal, useless animals, whether in prison or out of prison.

Rest In Peace young Brother.

Kevin Gibbons Retired Officer
Westmoreland County Pa.

March 31, 2018

You served for a short time, and you had a lot of life left! It sucks that someone who has no respect or guts enough to serve a minute ended your time! I THANK YOU for the time you served, the guts to do so, and pray for your family and fellow Officers! GOD BLESS YOU, and ALL POLICE OFFICERS, no matter what the liberal JACKASSES think! All we can do is pray they wake up...but I ain’t holding my breath (until they need someone like you!!!) Rest well, my Brother!


March 14, 2018

Being from New Kensington, this hit our community especially hard. My heart goes out to all officers of all departments who give ALL to protect us. God is with you... Make no mistake about that. Thank all of you for your courage.

Brian Smith
New Kensington

December 31, 2017

RIP brother Brian.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

December 10, 2017

Rest In Peace Sir

Correctional Officer J. Broadway

December 10, 2017

We were assigned to look at officers for our criminal justice class and I came across officer shaw. This is so sad that so many officers are dying.


December 7, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. At this very difficult time.

Rest easy brother.

P.O. (Ret) Donalld Current

December 5, 2017

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

December 5, 2017

The fact that the driver decided to open fire AFTER he fled on foot is just dumb. I mean it would have just been a ticket and that is it he had no reason to run let alone open fire on the officer just doing his job. The good thing is that now he has to live with the guilt of killing a man and leaving a family without a son, grandson, and brother.

Law Enforcement Student: Alexis Salas
Banning High School

December 5, 2017

Rest in peace

Sargeant Michael Crawford
US Military, retired

November 30, 2017

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family & Dept.

Det. Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

November 30, 2017

Rest in peace Brother. We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.


November 30, 2017

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over six years. I pray that Brian's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

November 28, 2017

Rest easy brother; we'll take it from here

Patrolmen #523 Anon Anon

November 27, 2017

My sincere and heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and department of Officer Shaw. I am so very sorry for the loss of your HERO.

Officer Shaw, thank you for your life of service and protecting your community. You will live on in the hearts of all who love you.
RIP HERO. God Bless

Gina Miller, Washington State Patrol
Surviving Fiance WSP Trooper Tony V. Radulescu EOW 2-23-2012

November 27, 2017

Rest in peace brother.

Investigator Stephen Trejo
Donna I.S.D. Police Dept. Tx

November 27, 2017

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