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Police Officer Edward Costello Dollard

Monticello Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, September 6, 1923

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Reflections for Police Officer Edward Costello Dollard

The Knights Order LEMC Sullivan County Chapter has a plan to memorialize PO Dollard annually and to remind the community that Sullivan County has heroes. Will keep this reflection updated as this develops.

Knights Order LEMC
Sullivan County, NY

August 14, 2021

No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice and may you always rest in peace knowing that your fellow law enforcement will always remember and thank you.

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

September 6, 2020

Police Officer Edward Dollard May u Rest In Peace and never be forgotten, Your service will always be remembered, Protect us all from up and above, God bless the Monticello PD.

Moses Witriol Public Safety Director Village Of Kiryas Joel Orange County NY

January 21, 2017

I am embarrassed that as a veteran officer from Monticello PD, I never knew of Officer Dollard's line of duty death. It was not until today that this ODMP alert popped up on my computer screen that I learned of his sacrifice.

Officer Dollard, thank you for your service to the Village; and to the survivors, please accept my heartfelt condolences.

Don Schwartzer
TFPD - 1972-75
Monticello PD - 1977-1980
Los Angeles Police Department - 1980-2016

Captain Don Schwartzer, ret

September 6, 2016

It was a confusing and grief-filled time in 1923, when at the precious age of 6, my mother Eileen was informed that her father, Officer Edward C Dollard was killed in the line of duty. She remembered curling his thinning hair in her little hands that night before saying her prayers and going to bed. She was the second youngest of 4 children ages 3 to 12, including younger brother Vincent and older brothers John and Edward. Their suddenly widowed mother, Sarah Francis Mallon Dollard, would carry on courageously supporting and raising her children through the hard times to come in the Great Depression.
I am the son of his surviving daughter Eileen, and I grew up learning of the ultimate sacrifice my grandfather made serving his community. He would be proud today to learn of all the extended family he has coast to coast who cherish his memory and will never forget he and his family's sacrifice.

Joseph E McNeill, Grandson

September 11, 2015

May the memory of officer Edward Dollard never be forgotten. We the members of the Coastal Carolina Shields, a fraternal organization of retired law enforcement, will remember Officer Dollard at our monthly meeting. His memory will always live through his family and brother law enforcement officers who will never forget his sacrifice

Dennis Cangelosi, President
Coastal Carolina Shields

Dennis Cangelosi
President, Coatal Carolina Shields

September 6, 2011

The members of the Coastal Carolina Shields, a fraternal organization of retired law enforcement officers, will tonight remember Officer Dollard at our meeting. May PO Edward Dollard never be forgotten and his memory live on through his family and brother officers.

Dennis Cangelosi
Coastal Carolina Shields

September 6, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th 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.d

Your granddaughter pointed out how the families of a fallen officer in your generation suffered the tragedy of losing their beloved family member, but also the financial ramifications of a time of no death benefits to take care of the officer's family. I am sure you are proud that your son continued your legacy of protecting and serving.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

September 6, 2010

Officer Dollard left a wife and four children ranging in ages, 12 years old to 2 years old. My father was his son who was left without a father and a mother who had to struggle to bring in an income to support her children. My Dad had to work odd jobs after school at a young age to help out. You have to remember the time back then if the officer was killed there was no insurance benefit. A police officer and his family both sacrifice, so we all can be safe, whether it was 1923 or it is today 2009. My Dad Ed J Dollard and his brothers and sister were forever affected by that bullet that cut short their father's life. My father followed in his father's footsteps and went in law enforcement,also. I am the proud granddaughter of Police Officer Edward Costello Dollard.

DeAnn Dollard-Morris

September 19, 2009

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

Robyn Wilkes

September 3, 2009



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