Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective First Grade Anastasios Tsakos

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Reflections for Detective First Grade Anastasios Tsakos

On October 31st 2023 the criminal that took your life was found guilty on all counts. Rip Detective First Grade Anastasios Tsakos. You will never be forgotten.

Former NJ K9 Patrol Officer
Former NJ K9 Patrol Officer

November 5, 2023


Mortimer J Keane RET PO

July 22, 2023

Reflecting on the life of Detective Tsakos today. He will always be remembered.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

November 12, 2022

On the first anniversary of your death we pause and reflect on your heroic service for the people of the City of New York. Rest in peace.

(Ret) Sgt Thomas McCarthy

April 27, 2022

Highway Unit 3 - Det Tsakos will never be forgotten. My deepest condolences to Ms. Tsakos, to your beautiful daughter and beautiful son, may God provide both his peace and love in your life. Know now and know always that Anastasios is now in Heaven resting in peace.

Highway Unit 3 will always have a place in my heart. About 35+ years ago my close cousin Kenton Britt was also killed (by an off-duty Correction Officer) at the scene of an accident he was investigating when he was structed and killed. RIP Anastasios and Kenton.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

December 15, 2021

Rest In Peace brother. Allah bless your service and keep your memory alive.

PO Tamer Sergany

August 7, 2021

Rest In Peace brother.

PO Kader Mdabdul

July 26, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

June 5, 2021

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Tsakos during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Donnie Meaders
Okemah (OK) Police Department (Retired)

May 30, 2021

Another "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

May 24, 2021

Rest in peace motorman. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

May 23, 2021

Rest In Peace! Thank You For Your Service!

Police Officer at Port Authority of Alle
Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

May 23, 2021

Officer Tsakos,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

May 23, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 20, 2021

“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

May 18, 2021

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

May 14, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Tsakos. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

May 13, 2021

I am so very sorry to hear of the death of Officer Tsakos on the scene of a previous fatal crash. Officer Tsakos served his city with honor and distinction and is to be remembered by all who care for our men and women in blue. My sympathies are with Mrs. Tsakos, her children and her extended family, Officer Tsakos' fellow office in Highway Patrol and all those who knew him and those other officers who were affected by his loss. Until Valhalla.

US Army Military Police, Ret

May 8, 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

May 5, 2021

Officer Tsakos, thank you for your service. the woman who took your life made an error, a fatal error who cannot be allowed to get by with this, but that's for the courts to decide and God willing, they decide correctly.

So long as those who know and love you best and feel the pain of your passing the most keep you in their hearts and minds, you will never be truly far from them.

God Bless you, Brother, and may your eternal Rest be ever peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

May 5, 2021

On behalf of the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office please accept sincerest condolences and sympathy to Officer Tsakos family and coworkers at this terrible time. Our thoughts and prayers go out to one and all. Officer Tsakos will not be forgotten nor will his courage, devotion to duty and ultimate sacrifice. May God assuage your grief and leave you with the treasured memories of your loved one.

God Bless You All, and keep you safe.

Dpty.Shrf. Dwayne E. Larriviere
Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office, La.
Co-LEO/Wrkr of:
M/Tpr. Stephen H. Gray,
Louisiana State Police, EOW: May 29, 1995

May 4, 2021

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Anastasio Tsakos, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

May 3, 2021

I would like to offer my condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of Officer Tsakos. I am truly sorry for your loss. Officer Tsakos lived a life of service to the people of New York and he will be remembered. I am praying for your comfort and peace.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

May 2, 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

April 30, 2021

I am so sorry to learn of the grievous loss of Officer Tsakos when he was killed in the line of duty. To the Tsakos family, fellow officers, and all who call Anastasio 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 is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Tsakos gave to his community and the residents of New York and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on April 27, 2021

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

April 30, 2021

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