Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Paul Murphy

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, January 4, 2018

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Reflections for Lieutenant Paul Murphy

One of the many amazing men and women who gave so selflessly and heroically that day and the many days that followed. Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

January 4, 2021

Happy birthday in heaven, my brother. Thanking you again for your service and sacrifice at those sites.
Blessings to your loving family always and, that they get stronger for your great loss. Until we all meet again.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 4, 2021

Paul, we met in first grade that seems like yesterday. I just found out today (Easter 2020) that you were taken away from us. I lost touch with you and the others from Bay Ridge in ‘87 when I left for the Marines. The last time we talked was 1989, then lost touch. What a shock to find you this way. May the Lord keep you by His side and watch over your family. Rest In Peace.

John Ricciardi

April 12, 2020

Thank you for your service Lieutenant Murphy. RIP.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired, NYSP

January 25, 2020

Rest easy my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Watch out for all of us, especially your loving family. May she gain strength in time for your great loss and, that she is blessed always. Until all of us who were there meet in a better place.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 4, 2020

Lt. Murphy,
On today, the 2nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City and our Country as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 4, 2020

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Paul died as a result of an illness he suffered in the line of duty in 2001 during the aftermath of 9/11.

To the Murphy family, fellow officers, and all who call Paul 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. I hope that you continue to receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Lt. Murphy gave to his community and the citizens of New York and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on August 4, 2018. We shall never forget any of our 9/11 heroes and I hope you and your family know that a grateful nation mourned for you.

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

September 10, 2019

Lt- I didn't know that you had passed, I just found out today. You were always a gentleman and a pleasure to talk to. Rest easy, until we meet again on the other side.

Former MTS

June 4, 2019

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 31, 2019

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