Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective James Donegan

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, October 15, 1964

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Reflections for Detective James Donegan

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 15, 2017

Det. Donegan,
On today, the 53rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 15, 2017

May God bless the soul of both James Donegan and Salvatore Potenza as both souls RIP in Heaven where they belong. Both men gave their life to protect others; thank you for your service - PERIOD. God bless.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

July 26, 2016

RIP, Uncle Oz.

Border Patrol Agent Thomas Donegan

July 18, 2016

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

Robyn Wilkes

October 13, 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 49th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged 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 officer Larry Lasater

November 15, 2013

I am not sure how to approach this - I am the Great Grand Nephew of the man that committed these crimes. I learned of this atrocity from the memory of his sister, my Grandmother. All though I personally did not take the lives of these heroes - I feel such a sense of grief knowing that this man's blood partly flows through my veins. I was shocked when I learned of this - I am so sorry for the weakness and cowardly act by my Great Grand Uncle and pray these fallen hero's and their families have found peace.

None N/A
None/Personal

October 21, 2012

Det. Donegan-
46 years after making the supreme sacrifice-you are not forgotten.

TPF/SCU
NYPD

October 15, 2010

God Speed, Brother.

P.O.K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

October 30, 2008

On the anniversary of your passing I just wanted you to know that you have not been forgotten. Rest in Peace.

Sergeant Chris DiToro
NYPD

October 15, 2008

YOU AND YOUR PARTNER WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTON. YOU LAID THE GROUND WORK OF WHAT "THE JOB" IS TODAY. THANK YOU.

RETIRED DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

June 4, 2008

May you always rest in peace and know that you will always be remembered.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

October 15, 2007

We remember you today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 12, 2007

Two hero policeman gave their lives on that day. The Finest to the end. Your heroism and your memory will never be forgotten. Thank you Detective Donegan for your sacrifice.

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

February 19, 2004

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