Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Louis A. De Francesco

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, November 28, 1957

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Reflections for Patrolman Louis A. De Francesco

You put yourself in arms way not once, but twice, taken so young. Thank you from our Nation, thank you from our County. You are a distinguished member of what is rightfully known as "The Greatest Generation". God Bless you and keep you>

Det/Sgt, Ret. Anthony A. Gambino

November 28, 2023

Rest in Peace, Brother!

Det. (Ret) Dominick MAZZA

November 28, 2023

Rest in peace my brother. We will all walk the beat together along with St. Michael.

Ret. Det. Sgt. Louis J. Savini
Second Squad NCPD

November 28, 2023

Thank you for your service. You have served your nation with pride and dignity as well as the PDCN. Rest in Peace, Ptl.

Bob Schiller (Detective-retired)

November 28, 2022

Rest in Peace Brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

PO Richard G. Winwood
Nassau County Police Department

November 28, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family . You are a true American Hero

Police Officer Allen Unterweiser
Nassau County Police Department

November 28, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman DeFrancesco.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 14, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother...Thank you for your brave U.S. Military service to America and your service to the citizens of Nassau County as a Police Officer.

P.O. Richard Winwood
PDCN Highway Patrol Bureau

November 28, 2019

Rest in Peace brother. You will never be forgotten.

Bob S

November 28, 2019

May he rest in peace.

Nick Riggio Retired Detective Seargent

November 28, 2018

He was part of the greatest generation. A hero helping to save freedom. Then he became a protector of our society. There is a place in heaven for him.

Det. R. Niven ret.

November 29, 2016

Rest in Peace Patrolman Louis A. De Francesco, Your service to the citizens of New York will never be forgotten. Thank you and thanks to your family for allowing you to be a part of our brotherhood.

Ret PO Michael Collins
Nassau County Police Dept

November 29, 2015

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

Robyn Wilkes

November 22, 2015

My father was a patrolman for the 4th Precinct in Woodmere (1950-70.) He told me about this accident when I was a kid back in the late 1960’s. I always remembered the story. I ride a motorcycle and on the bike I included his name on my list of Fallen Riders and ask that thier prayers keep me safe.

Greg Mont
Son of Patrolman George Mont

April 12, 2013

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 21, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 54th 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 28, 2011

Cousin Al spoke with your son Louis Jr and we will be meeting soon. Too many years have gone by.

Marino DiLeo ADR2 USN Ret.
Nephew of uncle Louis

June 14, 2009

Patrolman De Francesco,
On today, the 51st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during WW II. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



November 28, 2008



September 8, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, Nh

November 28, 2007

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer D.Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

November 28, 2006

We'll never forget your dad, either. His sacrifce means as much today as it did in 1957. Isn't it peculiar..... as old as we get out dads will always be young heroes to us? God bless.

Taryn Walters Ontiveros
Daughter of Officer Larry Walters EOW 11-13-74

November 30, 2003

We will always remember you , Dad . Our hero in WWII,as a police officer and especially at home.

Son Louis De Francesco

November 18, 2003

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