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Patrolman Leroy Dunn

Bridgeport Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, August 13, 1950

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Reflections for Patrolman Leroy Dunn

Patrolman Dunn, it has been 73 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

August 13, 2023

Rest In Peace

Nick mottola

August 13, 2020

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

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

August 13, 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 63rd 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

February 19, 2013

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 24, 2012

Hi Dad,
I am so astounded to find these reflections left for you. I searched for your name on a whim, although I think of you every single day. I never met you because I was born 2 months after you died, but your photographs fill my home and your love fills my heart. You predicted the night before your accident that I was a girl and you were right. I'm sure you know by now that Mommy died 2 days ago. I pray that she is with you, looking down at Roy and I, and knowing we love you both more than words can say. You will forever live in our hearts. Please take care of her now, as you did when you were here.

Donna Fiore

June 26, 2012

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Dunn. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 28, 2012

I was a boy of 12 years old when I heard of Officer Dunn being killed while on patrol. I remember that there was construction going on at State St. and Water St. They were building the munciciple garage which would also house the bus terminal. Officer Dunn was thrown from his machine when he encountered potholes, stones and dirt on the surface of the road.
Cfficer Dunn was a caring person who always had a smile and words of encouragement when needed most.
Thank you for the service to all of the City of Bridgeport during your short life. Tomorrow (Aug. 13, 2009) marks the 59th year of your death and still you have not been forgotten.

Lawrence Alton
former bpt. citizen

August 12, 2009

It sounds like thunder far away, but the skies are blue and bright...
And soon they crest the hill nearby, and ride into our sight.
They shake the ground with powerful sound, and they make some hearts beat fast...
They look so proud and noble, like Knights come from the past.
Side by side, they always ride, and seem to move as one...
From early in the morning light, to the setting of the sun.
And children point and wave to them, from cars that pass them by...
And young ones ask their parents, why the men have mirrors for eyes.
They ride the roads, and fight for good, and defend small ones like you...
They ask to ride, and do with pride, and sometimes they are few.
Like men of steel, on Silver Wings, they sparkle in the light...
then with a roar and rumble, they ride out of our sight.
Sometimes when one has fallen, never to ride again...
You can hear the others calling, like thunder on the wind.
Side by side, they slowly ride, and their thunder is a mournful sound...
And the mirrors hide their eyes from us, when teardrops fall to ground.
So if you see one riding, and you look into his face...
You see your reflection in his eyes, you know that you are safe.
For motormen are a special breed, they love to ride the wind...
And when you hear the thunder boom, the fallen ones ride again.
Author Unknown

Motor Unit
Newington CT PD

September 8, 2007

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer D.Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

August 14, 2006

Patrolman Dunn,
On today, the 56th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service to the citizens of Bridgeport.



August 13, 2006

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