Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Anastasio Tsakos

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Anastasio Tsakos

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

Rest In Peace Brother

Sgt Dustin Voels
Dallas Police Department, Dallas TX

April 30, 2021

Sincere condolences to the family, friends and the entire community on the loss of Officer Tsakos, Rest In Peace.

Officer Gordon Gibbons
Yarmouth Police Department
Yarmouth, Massachusetts

April 30, 2021

Rest Now Brother

Officer Shannon Yates
Collins Police Department (MS)

April 30, 2021

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

April 30, 2021

So sad to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers, and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

April 30, 2021

Officer Tsakos, there is much evil in this world and you put your life in danger each and every day of your dedicated selfless service that your community may live in safety. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. My heart breaks for your young children who will grow up without their daddy. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

April 29, 2021

Rest in peace brother

Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County MI.

April 29, 2021

Requiescat in Pacem

Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

April 29, 2021

Rest ez may God bless you. Your family will be looked after.

NYPD Sergeant Edwin Simon

April 29, 2021


We will watch over your family now and ensure they are cared for. Rest easy brother. We have your watch from here.

Michael Murray
Indiana Police Officer

April 29, 2021

Rest In Peace brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department during this tragic time. Matthew 5:9.

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

April 29, 2021

It will sure be a sad Mothers Day without you being there. You were on duty at the time you were taken from us and you won't be forgotten at all. Your name will be on the walls of fallen officers in both Albany and in Washington. You will be missed by all in the New York City Police Department, the City of New York and all of the State of New York.

Bradford Paulson

April 28, 2021

RIP BROTHER... My condolences to the Family....

NYPD PO Rivera

April 28, 2021

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Anastasio Tsakos and the extended law enforcement family of the New York City Police Department, New York.

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 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

April 28, 2021

God has gained another true Guardian Angel to his platoon to look over us. God bless you always brother and thank you for your service in our department- prayers to you and and family. As for everyone...Stay safe and back each other up in any state you work or visit

Detective Angel Ayala

April 28, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

April 28, 2021

Rest peacefully my brother

Lieutenant Greg Kouba
Victoria County Sheriff’s Office, TX

April 28, 2021

God bless you and your family. May you rest in eternal peace.

PO O Primitivo-Simon

April 28, 2021

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