Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Henry J. Koebel

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, May 26, 1978

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Reflections for Police Officer Henry J. Koebel

Rest in peace always knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 12, 2020

I was in the same squad with "Hank". Very good good guy. Not a mean word about anyone. I was not there when the terrible incident occurred but I must say Hank never retreated from a call but in a calm cool collective manner. God bless him.

stephen ferraro

October 25, 2017

39 Years since the tragedy, I say a prayer, hopefully it will arrive to you

Andrew Mullen

May 28, 2017

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

May 26, 2015

God bless Henry. He was a good cop working in a facility known as a "Bucket of Blood".. I speak from first hand experience since I worked at the Bus Terminal for 11 years from 1980 to 1991.

Lt. Dan Carbonaro
Port Authority Police Dept.

August 22, 2014

I was a John Jay intern for the PAPD the day that happened. I'll never forget it.

Rest in Peace

Special Agent Jon May
US Department of Justice

September 9, 2013

I was a witness there and spoke to reporters.and I saw what happened and told them,and my heart went out to this brave officers,and I am 53 and will never forget that day..god bless you,and your family..I wish I could have done more,manger stopped me,I was going to hit him with bat..

Pedro Flores

July 31, 2013

God Bless you and your family!

Det. DiPrimo

May 26, 2013

Always in my heart, dedication to duty was your way god bless...

Det. Michael deMello
PAPD Squad Partner

April 1, 2010

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

Robyn Wilkes

May 22, 2009

Chuck was my Police Academy classmate in 1976 and one the nicest guys you would ever want to meet. It's now 27 years later and I personally still think about how his life was so sadly ended. I will never forget you, Chuck.

God Bless You,

John DAria

April 28, 2005

God Bless you . you're not forgotten.

Ret. Police Officer Robt. Moore
Port Auth. of NY & NJ Police dept.

January 10, 2005


October 26, 2004

To this day, it remains the saddest day of my life.
You will never be forgotten. A truly great guy.


October 21, 2004

Rest in peace Brother Henry, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

December 17, 2003

God Bless you. You are not forgotten.


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