Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Edward R. Byrne

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, February 26, 1988

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Reflections for Police Officer Edward R. Byrne

"We in this world today....Shall be remembered....
WE few...We happy few....We Band of Brothers...
For he today whom sheds his blood with me shall be...
MY brother.....lest ye say it proudly, we are but warriors for the working day." Shakespear
My Letter go's out today and it is my hope that these thugs will never see the light of Freedom, Rest well Brother of the Badge.

Retired Police Officer Bob Reed
South Lake Tahoe Police Department

September 18, 2012

Thank you Officer Byrne for your dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in New York city. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!!

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sgt. Mitch Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

September 18, 2012

I had been on the job for 19 years when this senseless cowardly act occurred and remember it as well now as I did then.
May the scum that are now up for parole never see the light of day again.

Having made the ultimate sacrifice may you rest with the lord forever.

PO Peter Schwarz Sr. (ret.)
Twp. of Union, Union, N.J.

September 18, 2012

My No Parole For Cop Killers Letter was mailed today. People like this should not ever see the light of day again let alone be considered for Parole. God Bless You Edward R. Byrne. Rest in Peace.

Ed S.
Grateful Citizen

September 18, 2012

My NO PAROLE letter for the persons who murdered you is being sent today. Thank you for your service Officer Byrne!

Gregory Leeb
Grandson of retired NYPD officer

September 17, 2012

I WAS 20 YEARS OLD WHEN I READ ABOUT THIS IN THE NEWSPAPER .... NYC WAS STUNNED .. AND NOW THAT I'VE BEEN A NYC POLICE OFFICER FOR 17 YEARS I TRULY BELIEVE THAT THESE INDIVIDUALS HAVE TO BE KEPT OUT OF SOCIETY....

P.O. DEJESUS
NYCPD

September 12, 2012

A "No Parole" letter for the thug that killed you has been sent. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. They should not have to endure such hardships after their sacrifice.
You will never be forgotten!

Kristi
Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

September 7, 2012

I remember this so vividly. I was working a late tour (12x8) in the 24th Pct. when we got the news over city wide radio. Terrible news and this was during the beginning of the crack wars. My Ed rest in peace and may his family always be in our hearts and prayers.

Retired SDS D. Mustapher
NYPD: NSU 5, 24Pct, Narcotics Div, OCID, 44Pct, IAB, Police Lab

August 27, 2012

Remember it like it was yesterday...was going to work on the day tour in the 106 pct. and heard about it on 1010 WINS news.... he was killed only blocks from border of the 106 and 103 pct, gone but never forgotten... rest in peace brother...

Retired Sgt. S. P. O'Sullivan
NYPD. NSU18, 106pct, QTF, APD, SGT 77pct, IAB, OCCB VED

February 27, 2012

I remember the night you were killed like it was yesterday. I was working a 1st platoon in the 66 Precinct. May you rest in eternal peace. I can't believe it has been 24 years..

Captain (Retired) Ernest Van Glahn
New York City Police Department

February 26, 2012

May god bless you may you rest in peace.

Lt.J.Pease
B.P.D

February 26, 2012

Rest easy Officer Byrne. You will not be forgotten.

Officer J. Craven
Silver Spring Township (PA) Police Dept.

February 24, 2012

I was a rookie myself when PO Eddy Byrne was killed . I was on patrol in another part of the same boro Every precinct in the city was numb. He was a young man with a promising future. Criminals are such cowards!!!

Police officer Joe fenrich
Nypd

March 2, 2011

Officer Byrne was a brave hero doing his assigned duty as a Police Officer. May he rest in everalsting peace with the Lord. God Bless his parents, who must live without the joy of a loving son.

LT Lee Rominiecki, Retired
Philadelphia Police Department

March 2, 2011

I retired in 1981 from N.Y.P.D.I remember the tragedy like it was yesterdy.Such a young guy I will keep him in my prayers.

Retired PO Richard J Young
N.Y.P.D.

March 2, 2011

Always remembered - RIP.

Marvin A. Katz, Lt. NYPD (ret)

March 2, 2011

Like Eddie, I was a very young Police Officer (25 years old) and assigned to the ajoining precinct (105) when he was assassinated by four cowards. Rest in Peace and remember cops from around the world will NEVER forget the sacrifice you made to the city of New York.

Lt. Keelan
NYPD

February 25, 2011

I JUST SEEN THE STORY OF YOUR CAREER ON THE F.B.I FILES. THANK YOU!!!

OFC THOMPSON, E.R.

December 6, 2010

Never forgotten

Anonymous

June 22, 2010

I have recently been assigned to the 103 Pct as Executive Officer and i see your picture on the wall of honor across from the desk every day when I come to work. I remind the cops there at roll call how the patches on their arms are not there for decoration but are patches of honor. Cops like you Ed wore them with honor and I wont let them forget tht fact. Mike Coyle.

Captain Mike Coyle
XO 103 Pct

April 17, 2010

Yet another year passed...and holding true that your supreme sacrifices will never be forgotten. Rest in God's loving arms, and watch over us.

Paul Sanzone (Ret. NYPD)

March 2, 2010

Eddie, we will never forget you. Rest In Peace. God Bless the Byrne Family.

Sgt. Daniel Connolly
NYPD

February 26, 2010

Your murder was the most shocking experience in my life. The profound sadness which each and everyone in the 103 as well as the entire NYPD felt then, and still to this day is amazing. I often think of your family and wonder how they are coping as the years go by. I think of you on this terrible anniversary, and will always remember how hard everyone worked to find those animals responsible and prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law. We were all so young then, and could not imagine humans could be so cruel. You will always be remembered!

P.O. Naomi Kaufman
NYPD (Retired)

February 26, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 22nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 26, 2010

Eddie I think of you often.
Rest in Peace.

Lt. John Cappelmann Retired
NYPD

February 26, 2010

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