Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Joseph Paul DeFrino

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, June 11, 1962

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Reflections for Trooper Joseph Paul DeFrino

On this 58th year of yours and your partners untimely departure, I would like to say thank you for your sacrifice and let you know that time will never erase your memory and heroism.

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

June 11, 2020

Rest in peace Trooper DeFrino.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 21, 2019

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 15, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 50th 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

June 11, 2012

Trooper DeFrino,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Troopers for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New Jersey.


U.S. Border Patrol

June 11, 2012

On this 49th anniversary of your E.O.W, know that we have not forgotten your sacrifice. May the Grace of God be with your family forever.

Lt. Christopher A. Carroll
New Brunswick Police, NJ

June 11, 2011

Rest in peace my Brother.

Kevin T Ryan

June 11, 2008

God Speed, Brother.

Union PD, NJ

October 1, 2007

May you rest in peace always and know that you will never be forgotten.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

June 11, 2007

Nearly 45 years later, you and your fellow Brothers are still remembered...

Rest in peace, Brother

Corporal Gregory A. Cohn
Florida Highway Patrol - St. Augustine

April 24, 2007

You will never be forgotten. Honor, Duty, Fidelity.

New Jersey State Police

June 18, 2005

RIP Brother.

A Squad
Woodbridge PD CT

February 6, 2005

Trooper fallen officer should be without a reflection on this outstanding website. Thank you for your service and God bless.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

March 15, 2004

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