Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer James G. Carragher

New York City Housing Authority Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, February 11, 1982

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Reflections for Police Officer James G. Carragher

Today marks 40 years my Dad was taken from us, so many life events he missed, so many times I think about how proud he'd be or how I'd love to tell him something. Pain may fade with time, sorrow may ease but the love will always be there. Hugs & kisses Dad, love you much.

Colleen Galatola
Daughter

February 11, 2022

I am so sorry a hero like you lost your life this way. Thank you for your service and for your dedication to this city and country. I wish your family love and peace. I see how much they miss you from your daughter’ s post. God bless you sir.

LT ( retired)
NYPD

February 12, 2021

I am so sorry a hero like you lost your life this way. Thank you for your service and for your dedication to this city and country. I wish your family love and peace. I see how much they miss you from your daughter’ s post. God bless you sir.

LT ( retired)
NYPD

February 12, 2021

39 years ago today Dad my life changed forever. I still miss you and think of you often. With much love until we meet again.

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Daughter

February 11, 2021

Rest in peace Officer Carragher.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 21, 2020

Rest easy on your 38 anniversary in heaven

Mark Mottola

February 11, 2020

Dad, another year has passed and I remember the same as if you were here a moment ago. Our lives were forever changed when that person chose to pull the trigger on the gun that killed you. Their karma will be hefty.

My heart and mind still bear the scars of the night you were taken from us. They say time heals but why haven't my wounds healed from so many years ago. I can only think of so many other wives, daughters, sons and parents that have wounds that have not healed and will always remain from their loved ones taken from them as you were from us.

As I age and my time get closer to seeing you, I find myself knowing even more you will be there to greet me once I come over. Until then, dad.

Love Karan

Karan Carragher Hochman
Daughter

June 4, 2018

It has been many years since our loss of our father and we still hold him in our hearts, remembering each day. We see reflections of you in the grandchildren that you never knew, your smile, your eyes, your sense of humor, your love of animals.

I look at my son who looks so much like you and it is like having a piece of you with me everyday. I know you are with me, watching and protecting all of us as you did in life. Only now you have a bird's eye view of things.

Love you, Dad. Always and forever.

Karan Carragher
Daughter

October 15, 2017

Rip hero

Future nypd Nick T
Future nypd

July 26, 2017

Today marks another year without you Dad, I think of you often and miss you so very much. So many years have gone by yet at times it hurts so much as if it were yesterday, knowing all that you missed in our lives and how much we have missed you.

Colleen Galatola
Daughter

February 11, 2017

The FINEST OF THE FINEST. May he rest in peace. He will never be forgotten.

RET. DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
NYPD

February 11, 2017

Thank you Officer Durante for posting my father's picture here. I am the youngest daughter of Officer Carragher and his death is still fresh in my mind and heart after all these years.

I wish you and all officers a safe return to your family each and every day. May God hold you all in the palm of his hand and protect you.

Karan Carragher Hochman
Daughter of Slain Officer Carragher

July 17, 2016

It was my honor to research newspapers, books and magazines and finally find your ID Card Photo and make sure your photo was put on this site. I wanted to put a face to your heroism in the Line of Duty. I did the research because you are a brother officer and no matter how many years past, you will always be remembered. Rest Easy Hero.

APO Christian Durante
NYPD: 68th Precinct Auxiliary Police Unit

February 5, 2016

RIP Officer Carragher. You are not forgotten.

Police Officer (retired)
NYPD

January 25, 2016

Another year has passed without you. The pain and loss are still felt. You are never forgotten. I only hope my thoughts of you guarding and protecting us are true.

One day I will see you again. Until then Daddy.

Karan Carragher Hochman
Daughter

September 17, 2014

I wish to thank all who honored my father on the 30th anniversary of his death. We all still miss him and love him.

He was a wonderful father to me and my sisters.

Karan Carragher
Daughter

December 7, 2013

Thank you for your dedicated and loyal service to others. You are a true hero and heroes never die. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Fallen Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

February 11, 2013

RIP Sir, you are honored today

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 11, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 30th 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 dimishes respect.and your memory will always be honored and revered. I pray for the solace of all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. I thank them for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace

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

February 11, 2012

Officer Carragher,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community-but for our Country as well when you served in the USN during WW II. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol

February 11, 2012

God bless you, sir. You stood strong and proud. You are obviously loved by your family. Being a family man is what you are, a hero is what you became, A WARRIOR NEVER FORGOTTEN

Lt TDW
ADOC SRP

March 16, 2011

My heart goes out to all who have missed having you in their lives.

You are not forgotten.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 11, 2011

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

Robyn Wilkes

February 3, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR LONG AND DEDICATED POLICE SERVICE, AS WELL AS YOU MILITARY SERVICE. YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE.

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

February 8, 2008

OFFICER CARRAGHER, YOU HAVE SERVED WELL. MAY GOD BLESS YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. A HERO FOR SURE. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

January 20, 2008

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