Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Thomas E. Kittinger

Roanoke City Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, April 29, 1961

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Reflections for Detective Thomas E. Kittinger

I am the great niece of Patrolman Kittinger and remmner my grandmother talking about him while growing up. My grandfather and mother both became LEO. I wish I could have know him.

Genesis Wilson
Great Niece

April 29, 2022

Rest in peace Patrolman Kittinger.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 12, 2021

This was my very dear uncle I was told. I wish I could of known him. It is said that he was one fine man. Love you uncle Tommy. C u someday.

Nephew Toby Shannon

May 2, 2020

I was a classmate of Officer Kittinger's son. Fifty-five years later, I still remember his father's sacrifice. I hope I never forget.

Wayne Johnson

August 19, 2017

Today, 53 years after your sacrifice, “A” Shift honors Patrolman Thomas Kittinger by dedicating our watch to you. God bless you, R.I.P. brother.

Sgt. Jason Slaughter
Radford City Police Department

April 29, 2014

I am the niece of Officer Kittinger and I cannot tell you how much this lovely memorial and the reflections mean to our family, even after so many years. We loved Uncle Tommy dearly. He was such a good, sweet man.

I read your reflections to my mother, his sister, just now and through her tears she was so happy to know he is remembered. Thank you all so much.

Roanoke, Virginia

Theresa Shell
Niece Of Patrolman Thomas E. Kittinger

January 3, 2014

Today, 52 years after your sacrifice, "A" Shift honors you, Patrolman Kittinger by dedicating our watch to you. Although time passes you will NEVER be forgotten. Thank you for your service brother, R.I.P, we have the watch.

Sgt. J.L. Slaughter
Radford Police Department

April 29, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 51rst 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 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

April 29, 2012


Pat Van Den Berghe

April 29, 2008

Thank you for your service to the Commonwealth of Virginia. May God continue to bless your family and department.

Patrol Officer
Chesterfield County Police Dept., Va.

April 29, 2005

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