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

RIP Eddie

22 years ago on a Friday night I can't get over how quickly time fly's by. The 103 was crazy back in the 80's,
my how it has changed since then.

God Bless you and your family. You will always be in our hearts and prayers.

John P. Heintz Retired Detective
NYPD

February 26, 2010

Read the book "Cop Shot" by Mike McAlary.

Continue to rest in peace. No assignment is routine. Always remember that.

Just a Cop
NYPD

May 18, 2009

May you rest in peace my brother. I did not know you but your memory is still alive amongst all of us cops. Look down from heaven and keep us all safe. God Bless You.

PO Murphy
NYPD

February 27, 2009

Another year passes. You will never be forgotten. Your assassination outraged this country, and also inspired many like myself to serve. No one can ever hold a candle to your brave service and sacrifice.

Bless your soul, brother.

Lt Paul Sanzone (ret.)
NYPD

February 27, 2009

Rest in peace Ed. You are missed but never forgotten...
21 years man, time flys. You would have been out by now. Watch over us.

Seregeant Chris DiToro
NYPD

February 26, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Police Officer Byrne and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

February 16, 2009

God Bless Officer Eddie Byrne.

J.Kelly
NYPD

June 17, 2008

It has been twenty years and I think about you often. Not a day goes by when I don't make some reference to you. You were a special person, who died too soon. It was my privledge and honor to know you. I have told my son about you, and what it takes to be a man of honor, and how you made a difference in my life. I was in a horrible situation, and you told me to face it, and change it. It was hard to take, but I did face that I made choices to get in this situation, and I did change it. Thank you for your candor that day and your kindness. You are missed from someone who you made a huge difference in my life.

Jonathan's Mom
Friend

April 9, 2008

Rest in Peace Brother

Detective Lee
NYPD MSDND

February 27, 2008

20 YEARS. SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY. YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

PO
NEWARK ,NJ PD

February 27, 2008

REST IN PEACE. MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ON THIS DAY

PO GALLAGHER
NYPD PSA7

February 26, 2008

You will never be forgotten. God bless you and yours. May you rest in peace.

RETIRED DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

February 26, 2008

Rest in peace, Eddie. You will NEVER be forgotten.

SCO Kieran J O'Hagan
NYS Courts

February 26, 2008

Eddie, I was only 10 when you were taken from us. I remember hearing the news. It was a sad day for this city. I read the books, watched the movies on tv and will never forget your name or what you died for. It is because of the sacrifices that you, and unfortunately so many others have made that I kept my head on a swivel when I was on the street. Watch over us from heaven brother, you are missed and will NEVER be forgotten.
FIDELIS AD MORTEM!!!

Sergeant Chris DiToro
NYPD

February 26, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on this anniversary.

Former Police Officer
Fauquier County, Va

February 26, 2008

RIP you did not die in vain.

PO Wanderman
Yonkers PD

February 26, 2008

We will never forget your sacrafice. God bless the Byrne family, and God Bless the N.Y.P.D.

Lt. Rob Ortlieb
NYPD

February 26, 2008

Today, like all days..just to say...you will never be forgotten..

Michael Duffy
An Garda Síochána - Ireland's Police

February 26, 2008

Twenty years patrolling the heavens above. Eddie is never forgotton. Continue to watch over us.

Lt Paul Sanzone
NYPD

February 26, 2008

KNOW THAT YOU HAVE BEEN REMEMBERED FROM THE DAY YOU WERE BORN AND SINCE YOU HAVE LEFT US TO PATROL OVER YOUR BREATHERAN . IT IS WITH THE GREATEST ADMIRATION OF YOUR ULTIMATE SACRIFICE THAT I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT YOUR NAME MEANS MORE TO ALL OF US THAN CAN EVER BE EXPRESSED. EVERY LAST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH FOR ALMOST 19 YEARS WE HAVE GOTTEN TOGETHER WITH MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY AND CELBRATED YOU WITH THE EDWARD R. BYRNE COP OF THE MONTH AWARDS ISSUED TO HUNDREDS OF OFFICERS WHO HAVE SELFISHLY DONE THEIR DUTY AT GRAVE RISK TO THEIR LIVES. WE SALUTE YOU AND KEEP YOU IN OUR THOUGHTS EVERYDAY OF OUR LIVES. THANK YOU.

LIEUTENANT CLAUDIO FERNANDEZ
NYPD HIGHWAY PATROL

February 25, 2008

It's been 20 long years but any of us still on the job from back then still remember and we think of him often. The city owes so much of it's successful turn around to PO Byrne's sacrifice. His death at the hands of the lowest life forms imaginable woke a city up and sparked a police department to hit back hard and not let up. We will never forget you brother !

Sgt Jim Bolden
NYPD

February 24, 2008

We were hired the same day and should have retired the same day. But your life was cut short by savages. You did NOT die in vain and will always be remembered. Rest In Peace Brother.

Lt. Timothy Davin (Ret.)
NYPD

February 24, 2008

I was on the job that day and will always remember what happened. Rest in Peace Brother, you will always be remembered.

P.O. Ernie Dove
Retired NYPD

February 24, 2008

Yesterday would have been your 42nd birthday. It's been 20 years and thoughts of you are still in my head. My children even know who you are. Things remind me often of you, whether it be the number 42 on something or a Billy Idol song, there are so many memories. I think of you now as my guardian angel looking after us. My nephew is now in the 103rd and I know he has you on his side. Happy Birthday Eddie.

Vivian Roca Fitzgerald
old friend

February 22, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE AND DEDICATION, YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE, GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL THOSE THAT LOVE YOU

Van Den Berghe
MANCHESTER, NH

February 20, 2008

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