Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Constable John B. DeCarli

Ellington Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, September 1, 1935

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Reflections for Constable John B. DeCarli

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

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

September 1, 2020

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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

I never met my grandfather but my Gramma Jenny and my mother made sure that I knew who he was.
I wish I had a chance to meet him.

Wayne Boothroyd

Wayne Boothrpyd

September 27, 2012

Great Grandpa DeCarli
I loved Grama Jen and I would love to have met you too. I believe you set the example for your only son who was my father, John Joseph DeCarli (1911-1996). I can only piece together your life from stories I have heard and things I have read. I do know first hand what a father should be because of the man my Dad was. It is my hope that you are together in Heaven and that we will be together someday.
Ann Kathryn DeCarli Sherman

Ann K Sherman

April 9, 2012

Rest in Peace, Constable DeCarli. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 1, 2012

I would have love to have met you. Thank you for your bravery and service. My thoughts and prayers are always with you. R.I.P.

Lori Sanford

January 28, 2012

Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with you on this day. May you rest in peace and continue to watch over us.

Connecticut State Police

September 1, 2009

Constable DeCarli,
On today, the 72nd anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Ellington. Your murderer died in prison-never getting to walk as a free man again.



September 1, 2007

No brother or sister officer should ever be left without a reflection. On this day 71 years later, you are not forgotten nor will you ever be forgotten. Thank you for your service and bravery always, Rest in Peace!

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

September 1, 2006

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