Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Edward J. Gahan

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, August 15, 1931

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Reflections for Detective Edward J. Gahan

Det. Gahan,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.


United States Border Patrol

August 15, 2021

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 15, 2020

Rest in peace Detective Gahan.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 15, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 15, 2018

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 21, 2013

Det. Gahan,
On today, the 77th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Philadelphia.



August 15, 2008

Thankyou for your service and sacrifice. You are not forgotten


March 29, 2008

Never forgotten my friend.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

August 15, 2007

John's parents lived at 3558 Shelmire Street in NE Philadelphia. His Parents were John and Mary. He had brothers Joseph and Edward.

P/O Jim Willauer (ret)
Philadelphia PD

October 19, 2006

Detective Gahan:

So long for you without a apologies...I did not know of your sacrifice before today.

Rest well, warrior, generations of crime fighters follow you...please keep watch over all of those who continue your good work.

You are missed...raise a toast with your fellow fallen officers...and do know that all of you are, indeed, missed!!!


Major Dale L. Dickerhoof
United States Park Police (retired)

April 10, 2006

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