Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Joseph Gallagher

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Friday, March 26, 2021

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Reflections for Trooper Joseph Gallagher

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Trooper Joseph Gallagher and the extended law enforcement family of the New York State Police, New York.


End of Watch Friday, March 26, 2021.


Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

March 28, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

March 28, 2021

Trooper Gallagher, thank you for your dedicated selfless work, putting your life in danger so that others may live in peace and security. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May our Lord immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

March 28, 2021

Rest easy brother thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

March 28, 2021

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

March 28, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Trooper Joseph Gallagher. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven, May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Family, Friends and all members of the New York State Police, New York.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

March 28, 2021

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Lieutenant ( Retired ) Victor Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

March 28, 2021

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

BLR
Retired Texas dispatcher

March 27, 2021

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Trooper Joseph Gallagher during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Trooper Joseph Gallagher.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

March 27, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

March 27, 2021

Condolences to the family, friends and fellow Officers from Blue Knights NC II

Chaplain Blue Knights NC II Frank Spear
Blue Knights NC II

March 27, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

March 27, 2021

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant

PTL B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

March 27, 2021

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Trooper Joseph Gallagher. Please know we are eternally grateful for Joseph’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Trooper Gallagher, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the New York State Police in Albany, New York for Joseph’s partner and fellow troopers. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Trooper Joseph Gallagher’s wife.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.

Respectfully,

Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]
214-908-2617

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

March 27, 2021

Rest in eternal peace and may God bless your family.

Detective (Retired) JUAN TORO
New York City Police Department

March 27, 2021

Rest Now Brother

Officer Shannon Yates
Collins Police Department (MS)

March 27, 2021

Rest in Peace, Trooper Gallagher. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow agents at this difficult time.

God bless and protect those that protect us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

March 27, 2021

My Condolences to his family. We got it from here brother we got your 6ix

Officer Terius Farley
Gray Police Department

March 27, 2021

My Condolences to his family. We got it from here brother we got your 6ix

Officer Terius Farley
Gray Police Department

March 27, 2021

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

March 27, 2021

Rest peacefully my brother.

Lieutenant Greg Kouba
Victoria County Sheriff’s Office, TX

March 27, 2021

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the New York State Police. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

March 27, 2021

God bless you Trooper Joseph Gallagher, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the New York State Police Department. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

March 27, 2021

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