Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Patrick C. Gannon

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, April 2, 1940

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Reflections for Patrolman Patrick C. Gannon

Patrolman Gannon, it's now been 81 years and your sacrifice and your service have not been forgotten. God Bless you and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

April 2, 2021

Patrolman Gannon,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boston.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

April 2, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Gannon.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 9, 2020

thank you

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Brandon Snell

May 10, 2018

Gone but never forgotten. Always remembered! Thank you for your service to the city that we love! You are a true American Hero!

Former Protective Security Officer (PSO) for Region 1 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Service Police, Pete Harrington BostonMA

April 4, 2016

Officer Gannon, 4 days from now (April 6) the anniversary of another good man who died in a similar way will be observed, another Irishman in fact. Officer Devil of the Boston College Police Department passed away after breathing fumes that, though it took years to finally take him, we also live in a time when things are more treatable, hence his ability to last (and continue working) for so much longer.

You gave your life doing the job 75 years ago today. You are a hero, not for dying, but for living.

God Bless you and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 2, 2015

Your heroism and service is honored on this 72nd 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminisher 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

April 2, 2012

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

April 2, 2010

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over...

SGT. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

October 5, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe
MANCHESTER, NH

April 7, 2008

Patrolman Gannon, there's no set way in how one give his/her life in the line of duty and what the circumstances are. The bottom line is still that you did give your life. Today on the 68th anniversary of your passing, I just want to thank you for your services to the people of the City of Boston and the Commonwealth as a whole.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 2, 2008

Patrolman Gannon,
On today, the 67th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boston.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

April 2, 2007

Who knew that over 60 years later, Personal Protective Equipment and respiratory protection training would be included in academy teachings. May no officer fall as a result of inhaling noxious toxins again, and should remember you always as braving the unknown in duty to the citizens of Boston.

annonymous

March 25, 2006

No officer should be without a reflection. You served well sir. Rest in peace.

Corporal Jim Davis
Arkansas State Police

March 23, 2004

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