Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Edward C. Callahan

Malden Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, September 16, 1963

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Reflections for Officer Edward C. Callahan

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

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

September 16, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Callahan.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 22, 2019

Thank you so much for serving in our law enforcement. No amount of time could ever make us forget your courage and dedication. God bless you and your family.

John Haseltine - Civilian

June 17, 2016

my grandfather made the ultimate sacrifice, which tomorrow will mark the 50th anniversary I myself will be following in his footsteps as a malden police officer. my great grandfather, grandfather, my uncle eddie, and now me with make us fourth generation police officers. My grandfather was a great man, and a great police officer

student officer academy

September 15, 2013

Uncle Eddie, this year will mark the 50th annivesary of your tragic murder in the line of duty.Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Jim Beaton

January 2, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 49th 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.

Time never diminishes respect. You will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

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

September 16, 2012

Officer Callahan,
On today, the 44th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Malden. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



September 16, 2007

Officer Callahan, today marks the 44th anniversary of your murder. It’s not the sacrifice you made that earns you the title hero, it was the willingness to make that sacrifice and you ten years of service to the City of Malden and the people of the Commonwealth as a whole that earns you that title. We can only hope that the individual who took your life faced true justice, if not in this life, then in the next.

God Bless you and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 16, 2007

I grew up in Malden and was 10 years old when Officer Callahan died. I vaguely remember the incident but have heard the story of his death told by my father,who was a Malden Police Officer at the time. I often think of Officer Callahan and visit this memorial page when I read of officers who have been killed in the line of duty. I think of him today a few days after Cpl. Bruce McKay of Franconia Police Department has been laid to rest on the New Hampshire side of the river.
I am third generation police officer and I'm proud to say my son is the fourth generation police officer in the family. I pray to God to keep my son safe and every man and woman who wears a badge. This written remembrance is long over due. My father, my son and I have not forgotten Officer Callahan for his service and sacrifice.

Martin Hatch Sr. Sgt (Ret.)
Vermont State Police

May 20, 2007

To a great and brave officer who gave his life for the safety of the citizens of Malden...I thank you

David Ritchie, Det. Sgt. (Ret.)
Malden Police Department

May 7, 2005

To my uncle who bravely gave his life protecting the people of Malden before my life had even begun.... I thank you for your service, your sacrifice... May you rest in peace....

F.F. S. Hughes

March 4, 2005

I thank you for your service and salute you for your sacrifice.

A grateful citizen.

September 22, 2004

You are not forgotten..............

Sgt. Al Whitney
Yuma County Sheriff's Office, Yuma, AZ

January 27, 2004

Almost 40 years later and you are not forgotten. God speed.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

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