Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Brian Charles Mulkeen

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, September 29, 2019

Leave a Reflection

Reflections for Detective Brian Charles Mulkeen

Detective Mulkeen,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 9, 2019

Thank-you, Detective Mulkeen, for your service and your sacrifice. My heart is with your family and friends and with your colleagues.

Freya Fitzpatrick
Mother of a police officer

November 8, 2019

RIP officer. Prayers for your blood, love and blue families. A special prayer for the officer involved in the shooting. Continue the work. Stay strong!

Deputy Sheriff Terri Van Houten
Rock Country Sheriff's Office

November 3, 2019

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Brian was killed in an accidental action line of duty death.

To the Mulkeen 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. I know that that you will 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 Detective Mulkeen gave to his community and the citizens of New York and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 29, 2019.

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

October 25, 2019

Rest in Peace Officer Mulkeen. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and the NYPD during this most tragic & difficult time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

October 19, 2019

Rest easy brother

Processing officer Matthew Affleck
Franklin county jail

October 16, 2019

Rest in Peace Officer Mulkeen. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers for your Family both Blood and Blue.

Corporal Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

October 16, 2019

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

October 12, 2019

God Bless You And May He Hold You And Your Family In His Arms. Richard Jones ...jbaits...

We can never give back enough to those we've lost. And to their families for whom they survived. In the protection and service of total strangers.

October 11, 2019

God bless you and your family. My sincere condolences.

Frank Fidelibus
Detective/ Sergeant
Friendswood Texas
Retired

October 10, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Mulkeen. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at New York Police Department.

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 10, 2019

Rest in Peace brother.

Former PO. Walt Zulinski
The old Hudson County Police Dept. New Jersey.

October 10, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother

Retired Deputy Joe Singh
Sacramento County Sheriffs Department

October 8, 2019

May this brave warrior rest in Eternal Peace , that Perpetual Light Shine upon him, now and Forever!
Be at peace , fellow blue who came to his aid, as a retired Detroit Officer we have had some difficult friendly fire episodes on our watches here as well. Our love for each other is so overwhelming, it's a love that can pierce a heart too, but never to be Monday morning Q backed! You all stand united, fearlessly defending yourselves, and the innocent, even in time of hard truth of accidents happening. That's what they are, accidents- "Be Not Afraid!" leave all in Almighty God's hands for he remedies these pierced hearts for all in Heaven's Eternity, for His servants.... He knows who they are, especially, God love you-NYPD strong!

Transit Police Officer Julian Sage
Detroit Transit Police

October 8, 2019

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Mulkeen and the New York City Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Mulkeen, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

October 8, 2019

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

October 8, 2019

Officer Mulkeen, you were way too young to leave us! I am sure you loved this job. I pray for your family and for all involved. A tragic accident. I pray that God will watch over all those that loved you here on earth and help them to mourn your loss. Patrol those Streets of Gold now, Officer! I'll bet you are good at that, too! Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

October 8, 2019

Another tragic loss to our LEO community. Rest in Peace Brother, you will not be forgotten.

Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department - Illinois

October 7, 2019

Rest easy my Brother.

Deputy Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office NM Retired.

October 7, 2019

R.I.P. Detective

Civilian Dustin Creehan

October 5, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

October 5, 2019

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

October 5, 2019

As a mother and parent of Det. Sean G. Carrington, NYPD - EOW 1/19/1998 Just wanted to say you and your family will always be in my prayers. The road will be rocky most times and many tears will flow, but with those tears there will be lots of memories of the bad times and the good times. These memories are yours alone. Say his name whenever you want or feel the need to do so. Your son will always be remembered and love by all..

Jacqueline M Hodge, LOD Parent

October 5, 2019

Officer Jared Mooney and I, having been part of a very sad, solemn and moving funeral service yesterday, the following poem came to mind. Often a person is not appreciated until after death and then, it is too late. Embrace your child, parent, sibling, cousin, spouse, friend and forgive those who have wronged you. Remember the "dash" in your life is the most important thing:
The Dash
I read of a man who stood to speak
at the funeral of a friend.
He referred to the dates on her tombstone
from the beginning ... to the end.

He noted that first came the date of her birth
and spoke of the following date with tears,
but he said what mattered most of all
was the "dash" between those years.

For that dash represents all the time
that she spent alive on earth ...
and now only those who loved her
know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own;
the cars ... the house ... the cash.
What matters is how we live and love
and how we spend our "dash".

So think about this long and hard ...
Are there things you'd like to change?
For you never know how much time is left
that can still be rearranged.

If we could just slow down enough
to consider what’s true and real,
and always try to understand
the way other people feel.

And be less quick to anger,
and show appreciation more
and love the people in our lives
like we've never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect,
and more often wear a smile ...
remembering that this special "dash"
might only last a little while.

So, when your eulogy is being read
with your life’s actions to rehash ...
would you be proud of the things they
say about how you spend your "dash"?

In Memory of Officer Brian Mulkeen 1986—2019

Richard Wolberg, Chaplain, FRPD, Mass.
Fall River Police Department, Fall River, Massachusetts

October 5, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Lieutenant Vic Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

October 5, 2019

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.