Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Captain James Edward Daly, Jr.

Montgomery County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, March 28, 1976

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Reflections for Captain James Edward Daly, Jr.

I was just 12 years old when you were taken from us. I stood along the roadway in front of Saint Mary's school and observed your funeral escort. The hundereds of police vehicles and your family following behind you. I have often thought of you over the years and that memory of your funeral so etched in my mind forever. At the time of your death I was a child not knowing what I would turn out to be. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.
Rest in peace, Brother Officer.

Lieutenant Ralph Acquaviva
Charles County Sheriff's Office State of Maryland

April 30, 2007

Captain Daly, We send you another officer to patrol with you in heaven. I'm sure you've welcomed him with open arms.
Rest easy sir.

April 29, 2007

Rest in peace Cpt. Daly. Your spirit lives on in each of us who wears the uniform.
Thank you for your service.


March 28, 2007

Sir, know that your actions that day were courageous and you will always be remembered as a hero. Rest in peace always.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

March 28, 2007

Heroes and the sacrifices they make will never be forgotten. Captain Daly, you are a true hero and you are not forgotten. It saddens me to see that our justice system could let someone so violent go free. At least we know your murderer will be delt with by a higher power than our justice system.

Salem, Va

February 22, 2007

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service.

Collins Fire Dept. (Mississippi)

October 31, 2006

Rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

April 24, 2006

Thank you for your service Capt. Daly. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace brother.

December 25, 2004

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

A hero never dies.....

Rest in peace, hero.

September 28, 2004

After 28 years Eileen and I still treasure the memories we have of you as a friend, a mentor to all and as a police officer. Our oldest son, who was born only four months after your murder and was named after you is often reminded by us of your personal code of honor, your integrity, your courage, your heroism and how you gave up your life backing up a fellow police officer. He has followed me into public service as a fire fighter/emt and is soon to start training as a paramedic. Eileen often remarks that the years she worked as your secretary while you were the director of police academy were "the absolute best". Your children have grown up to be responsible adults and you would be proud of them and your grandchildren. We also keep in touch with your wonderful wife who the entire MCP alumni consider to be the unofficial "First Lady" of the Montgomery County Police Department. She has done a wonderful job preserving your memory and we all love her for it. Finally, you may rest in peace knowing that the MCP is in good hands and they continue to carry on the traditions of honor and service for the citizens of Montgomery County. God bless you my brother, until we meet again.

Robert C. Disinger, Retired
Montgomery County Police Dept

July 5, 2004


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. No officer who gives his/her life for us need ever be forgotton. You died a hero; rest in peace.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

April 17, 2004

I remember you. I was in high school and the procession came by. We ran to the fence and stood silently as you rode by. We honored you. I still honor you.


February 18, 2004

When I was in High School I heard about what happened to the two officers and I was just so sad and angry about what took place. Several years later I became a Mont Co. officer and when I started working the Bethesda area I always crossed over the Daly/Frontczak Bridge and just salute the two men that paid the ultamite price to help this county and, I even from time to time see Mrs. Daly and one time was at a birthday party in Woodsboro Md at the firehouse. What a super nice Lady she is!


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