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Patrolman Gregory Philip Foster

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, January 27, 1972

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Reflections for Patrolman Gregory Philip Foster

Rest in peace Patrolman Foster.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 18, 2022

SINCERE C0ND0LENCES NYPD F0STER NYPD LAURIE T0 Y0UR FAMILIES & NYPD Y0UR NAMES & BADGE #S R SACRED ♥ ❤

Joe Hallen
F0RMER NYSD0CS C0

January 28, 2022

Patrolman Foster,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC in Vietnam. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO; former Marine

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 28, 2022

Patrolman Foster,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC in Vietnam. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO; former Marine

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 27, 2022

On this 50th anniversary of your incredibly heroic departure I re-echo my reflection from this very day last year and say that you and Officer Laurie will never, ever be forgotten. God Speed sir.

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

January 27, 2022

In Honor And Respect, Officer Gregory Foster... Today Is "50" Years Since That Very Tragic Day... Sir, My Sincere Thank You For Your Dedicated Service To Law Enforcement, A Proud U.S. Marine And A Vietnam Veteran... To Survive 'Nam And Come Home, To Dedicate Your Life To Law Enforcement And Have Your Life Taken Away In Such A Tragic Way, So Heartbreaking... Officer Gregory Foster, You Are Honored And Remembered Here Today On The 50th Year Of Your Passing... I SALUTE YOU, SIR... May Peace And Blessings Be With Your Family... May You Rest In Eternal Peace, Officer Gregory Foster... A TRUE HERO...

Gail Mercado

January 27, 2022

Always remembered. Prayers to your family.

PO Heintz
Nypd

March 12, 2021

You are still remembered -- Your memory lives on.
Thank you for your service.
My prayers for you and your family always.

LS
Friend of a Friend

February 15, 2021

You are still remembered. Your life mattered. Thanks.

NC Officer

January 27, 2021

On this day that you and Officer Laurie were so cowardly gunned down by nothing more than a group of thugs from a terrorist organization, please know that your memory is as strong today as it ever was and will always continue to be strong because of the officers and men you both were. Rest in peace always knowing that your service, both military and police, and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. God Speed.

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

January 27, 2021

Rest in peace, my brother. Your memory will always live in our hearts.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 27, 2021

Greg,

A week doesn't go by that I don't think about you and all that you went through in the Marines (Silver Star) and the NYPD and our friendship as NYPD trainee partners in BCI. Rest in Peace my friend and may God bless you and your family.

Detective John Enders (Retired NYPD)
NYPD

December 21, 2020

48 years ago today you and your partner became guardian angles at the gates of heaven . Thank you for your service Continue to Rest In Peace

Mark Mottola

January 27, 2020

Rest in peace my brother. You and your partner are always in my thoughts

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD

January 27, 2019

After all these years there still is no acknowledgement within this above memorial to indicate Cpl. Gregory Philip Foster (USMC) Silver Star which I personally find disgraceful. Semper Fi Brother, Thank you for your service both in Viet Nam and the ugly streets of NYC. God Bless.

Ptl. Richard E. Gray
USMC (1961-1967) NYCPD TPF (4th sqd) 24 Pct., 103 Pct., Hwy Ptl 3.

October 11, 2018

rest in peace. you definitely went above and beyond the call of duty. viet nam and then nypd, many have done neither, if anything at all. you and po laurie definitely made a difference in what the lower east side is today. as far as i know the corner of ave b and e 11 street, the corner of your killing still has no honorary sign affixed to a lampost. there are so many in this day and age throughout nyc why not esp for this the ultimate inn a horrendous act.

robert dowling -administrative associate
nypd = retired

July 24, 2018

I was honored to be at service for dedication of silver star for a true American hero may officer Foster rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers also go out to officer Laurie's family.

Stokes family
Retired nypd

June 23, 2018

I did not know either of these brave officers personally. However, Greg Foster served in the same Marine Corps battalion as did I -- 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines (Regiment). I served with Echo Company, Foster with Golf Company. We never met, but we share a bond as brother Marines. Greg Foster was awarded the Bronze Star, Silver Star, and Purple Heart medals for bravery-in-action and wound received. From all accounts, he was a hell of a Marine; I'm certain he was also a hell of a cop. May both Foster and Laurie rest in peace.

E. Michael Helms
2/18/2018

E. Michael Helms
Former USMC.

February 18, 2018

I did not know either of these brave officers personally. However, Greg Foster served in the same Marine Corps battalion as did I -- 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines (Regiment). I served with Echo Company, Foster with Golf Company. We never met, but we share a bond as brother Marines. Greg Foster was awarded the Bronze Star, Silver Star, and Purple Heart medals for bravery-in-action and wound received. From all accounts, he was a hell of a Marine; I'm certain he was also a hell of a cop. May both Foster and Laurie rest in peace.

E. Michael Helms
Former USMC.

February 18, 2018

Happy 46th year in Heaven my brother. Thanking you again for your service and sacrifice to all of us here on earth. Continue to rest well in perpetual peace. God bless your family and keep them safe always. Until we all meet.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 28, 2018

Semper Fi Brother

SDS Mark McCormack
NYPD Retired

January 27, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 27, 2018

Greg and Rocco
You guys will always be remembered. I make it a point to talk about you guys when I teach my Domestic Terrorism classes. You guys were the best and your service to your country and your city will always be appreciated. You are and will always be great examples of what Americans should all be.

James Lopey, Asst. Sheriff (RET)
Washoe County Sheriff's Office (Reno) and Nevada DPS

February 28, 2017

Continue to rest in eternal peace my brother. You are always remembered by your brothers and sisters of the N.Y.P.D.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

January 27, 2017

Thank you for serving in our military and police force. My condolences to your family and friends. RIP Hero

John Haseltine - Civilian

June 17, 2016

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