Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Henry Joseph "Hank" Daly

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Tuesday, November 22, 1994

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Reflections for Sergeant Henry Joseph "Hank" Daly

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Daly, we have the watch...

”I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.”
---Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!


April 8, 2007



November 22, 2006

I was celebrating my 10th anniversary on that day. I was so angry hearing about this event ! I became even angrier when I was not allowed to wear my band over my badge that day. It was the day that I was introducing myself to a new recruit class (11-94), and the class' family members. Some were concerned that my badge would cause apprehension. I turned your death / my anger into a positive tribute to You - the 11-94 LAPD Recruit Class went on to become my greatest recruit class. ( R I P Semper Fi, M. B. P. )

Maj M. B. Parlor

September 25, 2006

Sgt. Daly,
On today, the 11th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but for our Country as well when you served as a U.S. Marine.

Semper Fi Devil Dog
A fellow LEO;former Marine

November 22, 2005

Hi Ya Hank..........I was just thinking about you, Martha, and Mike...I just retired from the FBI. I won't ever forget working with you and that horrible day...I hope you are resting in Peace....

Jerrold H. Bamel
FBI, Special Agent, Retired

August 11, 2004

“For those who pledge to uphold it, Freedom requires a sacrifice the protected will never know”

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