Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Robert Joseph Byrnes

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 4, 1962

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Reflections for Patrolman Robert Joseph Byrnes

Rest in peace Patrolman Byrnes.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 4, 2023

Remembering my uncle (godfather) Also remembering his family at this time . In my prayers

John Byrnes

September 12, 2022

Remembering and honoring my dad on the 60th anniversary of his death. He died a hero protecting and serving his community. He's forever remembered in my heart.

Joanne DeMayo

September 4, 2022

God bless my father, Robert Byrnes. He will always be our hero. We’re thankful to all those that remember and honor his service. May God bless all law enforcement officers.

Daughter of Robert Byrnes

November 30, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 31, 2020

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

August 31, 2017

My father Edward Reilly was a partner of Jimmy Burns.He became a police officer in 1952 and retired in 1972.He told me the story of his partner and never forgot Jimmy.He also had a partner Steve Gilroy who was shot in the line of duty.My father was in the 92 and 94 N.Y.City police.My father prayed for Jimmy and Steve all his life and kept them in his thoughts always.He talked about them ofthen as i was growing up at thats why i remember them.God bless them.

John Reilly
Son of Police Officer Edward Reilly

June 3, 2014

Nancy, your dad will always be remembered and I'm sure he's watching over the children he left behind. It sickens me to the core when a police officer goes to his "job" to "serve & protect" each day, and has to think about his own life being taken by the creeps in this society.
We run away when we hear gunshots, yet police officers run towards them. I wish you and your other siblings peace.

A. Vallone (Cpt.)
FDNY (Ret.)

October 13, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 51rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 28, 2013

Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. It so nice to know he is remembered. I'm proud to say he was my dad just wish we had more time together.

Nancy Byrnes

July 20, 2011

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

Robyn Wilkes

September 2, 2009

Today is the 32nd Anniversary of your brutal and cowardly attack. Thank you for your bravery, service, and sacrifice. May your family take comfort in the fact that you will NEVER be forgotten and will FOREVER be a hero!

DET SGT, Retired

August 31, 2007



August 31, 2007

Rest in peace, my brother. You are not forgotten for your sacrifice.

St. Louis City Police

September 4, 2005

No fallen brother shall be forgotten. Thank you for your service.


January 22, 2005

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