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Patrolman Joseph Hyde

Amsterdam Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, November 14, 1891

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Reflections for Patrolman Joseph Hyde

Patrolman Hyde,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City.


United States Border Patrol

November 14, 2021

Dear patrolman Hyde,

Id just like to say thank you. I one day hope to be a police officer. Men and women like you who give their lives to protect others are my heroes. I look up to you. I hope your life(or afterlife) is good in heaven. Thank you for your service.

Mason Oster
Son of Police officer.
South Dakota

August 13, 2019

RIP, you will never be forgotten.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

February 1, 2018

Officer Hyde:
Your legacy lives on, not only in the halls of the Amsterdam Police Department, but throughout our city as well. You're the only police officer we've ever lost, but even one is too many. Thank you for your service.

USO Parker
G4S Security/U.S. Army Military Police(veteran)
Amsterdam, NY

August 7, 2016

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

Robyn Wilkes

November 10, 2015

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 27, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 118th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 13, 2009

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 30, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

November 23, 2007


It has been 115 years to the day, but you still have not been forgotten. Thank you for your sevice.

Deputy Sheriff's PBA
Madison County Sheriff's Office (NY)

November 14, 2006

Your memory lives on every day here at APD, each and every officer passes your picture as we enter the station for our tour of duty. Times and the city has changed but we will never forget your ultimate sacrifice to the City of Amsterdam.


Det. Kurt Conroy
Amsterdam PD

September 21, 2006

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003). Unfortunately, I had to add the name of another friend recently. Deputy Jeffery Hewitt, Buncombe County (NC) Sheriff’s Department, E.O.W. April 4, 2004.

I want to honor all of those who gave their life in the line of duty. Although your death was many many years ago, you are still a hero.

God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti Ingle (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 9, 2004

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