Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Luke Joseph Fallon

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, May 18, 1962

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Reflections for Detective Luke Joseph Fallon

Rest in peace Detective Fallon.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 6, 2021

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

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

May 18, 2021

May God bless your soul and family . Rest In Peace . It’s so nice to look back at reflections and see how admired you were . God bless ..... hero

Ret. Po ohara
Nypd mounted

May 18, 2021

Hi does anyone know what part of Ireland was detective Fallon from my name is James fallon

James fallon

April 7, 2021

Amanda...not quite sure of the connection but my name is Matt O’Brien. I was 8 years old living in St. Louis with my parents and siblings in May 1962. My mom and Dad were both from Brooklyn and I remember that day in 1962 when the news of your Great Grandfather’s murder reached my dad and was the day of my First communion. They were both devastated. I’m pretty sure we’re somehow related. My dad's dad was Sylvester Mullvahill O’Brien and my dad was Sylvester Vincent O’Brien. They both talked about Budd Lake and I remember seeing pictures of a party at the lake, probably your GGF’s house. For me, this has all come up again because of the series Blue Bloods where your GGF’s murder is mentioned. I’m so sorry you never got to know Joe, I know even now after all these years that by joe profoundly sad my mom and dad were upon hearing the news, that your GGF was an awesome man. Email or call me...I would love to understand our connection. [email protected] 720.317.7586. I live in Denver.


Matt O’Brien
Distant Relative

June 8, 2020

Detective Fallon, 58 years ago today you where brutally murdered along with your partner. God bless you and continue to rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

May 18, 2020

Det. Fallon,
On today, the 66th 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.


United States Border Patrol

May 18, 2018

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

May 18, 2015

Thank you for your Heroism Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

May 18, 2012

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

May 18, 2012

Detective Luke Fallon, I didn't have the opportunity to meet you, but have heard of you and met your wonderful family. I am currently working in the 70th Precinct where you once worked and ended your tour of duty. As we prepare another year for your memorial anniversary, we remember you on this fiftieth year, with our Annual Prayer. Thank you for your service and Sacrifice. May you rest in Peace.
Lt. Jacquelilne Bourne
May 15, 2012

Lt Jacqueline Bourne

May 16, 2012

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

Robyn Wilkes

May 13, 2009



August 17, 2008

Luke Fallon was my great-grandfather, and although I knew he was killed in the line of duty, until recently I did not know how loved and cherished he was. It amazes me how even over forty years later, everyone still shares stories of just what kind of man an officer he was. I am sure that he woke up every morning knowing that if he died that day, he would be dying doing what he loved. Now that I am a senior in high school, I hope to ensue a career in criminal justice, and maybe become half the man that Detective Fallon was. God Bless everyone that still remembers, all my love, Amanda Fallon Scheibner

Amanda Scheibner

August 11, 2006

Joe was one of the nicest men I have ever met. I will always remember him sitting at the player piano in his Budd Lake home, playing and singing to entertain everyone.

He was my dad's (Charlie Gray) best friend. The first time I ever saw my dad cry, was in our living room when he heard the news about Joe.

Gone by not forgotten.

Judy Kelly
Family friend

June 12, 2006

Joe was my mentor as I entered the Police Dept. We vacationed each weekend with him in Budd Lake NJ. The day he was killed he stopped by my house to let me know he had a cab detail and would be leaving early for Budd Lake. He never made it. I heard the tragic news over the radio before anyone had been notified. It was devastating. It was my privelege to be honor guard at his wake. He was a great man and will never be forgotten.

Mickey Kelly Former PDNY Ret'd NYFD

June 8, 2006

Joe Fallon was a dear friend of my father, Charlie Gray. When Joe was shot through the heart, my Dad said Joe's heart was so big, it would be hard to miss. You left us too soon.

Frances Pierce
Friend of the family

June 7, 2006


Detective Jim Mulligan (RETIRED)

May 11, 2006


Each day I try to read the ODMP. Today I read your story. Any officer who dies in the line of duty will always be remembered for his sacrifice. You died a hero. Rest in peace Officer Fallon.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

May 13, 2004

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