Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Joseph L. A. Cavagnaro

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, November 17, 1931

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Reflections for Lieutenant Joseph L. A. Cavagnaro

Never forgotten by the Officers of the Boston Police Department.

P.O. Robert E. Anthony Historian
Boston Police Department

November 17, 2021

Another Hero that is not forgotten today and everyday. The Men and women of the BPD will always remember your service. RIP Lt.

P.O. Robert E. Anthony Historian

November 17, 2020

Today marks the 86th anniversary of your sad passing. We can only hope those responsible faced true justice, if not in this life, then in the next.

You were the same age I am now. It gives cause to reflect and ponder the 'what ifs'.

My prayers are with your descendants who no doubt hold you in high esteem.

RIP, Brother and God Bless.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 17, 2017

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 80th 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 17, 2011

Lt. Cavagnaro,
On today, the 78th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boston.



November 17, 2009

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 29, 2007

Lieutenant J.Cavagnaro,
Clearly, I never knew you, your life and death was way before my time. But your work lives on, your job is never ending, but you have been called home. Rest in peace, you fought the good fight, you served well and justice will be found in the very end. God bless to you and your family, from then to now.


November 29, 2006

Lt. Cavagnaro, your death, so far from home was in the pursuit of justice. Boston's loss was Heaven's gain.

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

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

November 22, 2006

On 08/16/05 Boston Police Academy RTG 42-05 remembered Lieutenant L.A. Cavagnaro and dedicated our training day to him.

You are not forgotten.

Boston Police Academy RTG 42-05

November 22, 2005

No officer should be without a reflection. I send this one to thank you for giving the ultimate sacrifice and for paving the way for the future for us to follow, on the thin blue line. Thank you.

January 15, 2005

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