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Trooper Albert Joseph Izzo

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, June 13, 1979

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Reflections for Trooper Albert Joseph Izzo

On this 41st year of your untimely yet heroic departure, please know that your memory and sacrifice still lives on among your LE brethren, both active and retired.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

June 13, 2020

Al I miss you every day, I’m so proud to have grown up with you and call you my friend. God bless you! I love you buddy!

Sabatino Frigone Msgt USAF Ret.
Best friends

October 28, 2019

Trooper Izzo,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 13, 2019

I take you as a HUGE remodel on my life. I know you were brave on that day. And if I was the president in that year I would give you the medal of valor and honor. I love you grandfather.

anthony joseeph izzo
his grandson

March 16, 2018

Al I miss you! You are on my mind quite often lately.I think of when we were kids and the tears come. God bless you pal

Sabatino Forgone Msgt USAF
Childhood friend

July 19, 2016



June 13, 2016

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

June 15, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 33rd anniversary year 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

November 19, 2012

A very good friend of mine when he was stationed in Kane Pa. He lived right behind us. It was sad when he said he was moving to New Castle to work there. Just about tore me apart when I got the news he was killed. Such a good man with a very sweet wife.

Jeff Passmore

October 8, 2012


Thank you for your selfless service to your nation and your state, but most of all for your service to the community which you patrolled. The streets were safer because of you. Your efforts will never be forgotten.

God Speed Hero.....


July 15, 2008

Thankyou for your service and sacrifice. You are a true hero to us all and will never be forgotten


March 8, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 23, 2008

Always remembered.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

June 13, 2007

Tpr Izzo, your heroism and dedicated service will never be forgotten and may you always walk with God. Rest in Peace sir, we have the watch from here.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

August 11, 2006

"Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9

PSP Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

December 12, 2005

I was around 12 years old when this happened. My grandparents lived across the street from the scene of the crime and I had spent the night with them. I am now 37 years old and finishing my bachelors degree in Criminal Justice. My thoughts and prayers are and always will be with this family. Trooper Izzo was a good man and died with dignity. I never knew him, but his courage has left a lasting impression on me to this day. During research for a school paper, I came to this site, and his name was the first I looked for. May he always rest in peace.

Traci Tucker

December 2, 2004

You made the ultimate sacrifice. May the memory of your service, heroism and sacrifice remain forever. We are proud of you and thankful for all of your service. May God bless you and your family.

Pennsylvania State Police

February 19, 2004

I am a Pennsylvania State Trooper. A soldier of the law. To me is entrusted the honor of the force. I must serve honestly, faithfully, and if need be, lay down my life as others have done before me, rather than swerve from the path of duty. It is my duty to obey the law and to enforce it without any consideration of class, color, creed, or condition. It is also my duty to be of service to anyone who may be in danger or distress, and at all times so conduct myself that the honor of the force may be upheld.

My brother, your memory goes on with the fellow Troopers who recite and live these words.

The Pennsylvania State Police

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