Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Harold J. Koehncke

Dolton Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, July 22, 1932

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Reflections for Officer Harold J. Koehncke

Thank you for your service and on days like this we remind you and your family that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 22, 2020

Wally was a kind person who would put others need before his own.


January 28, 2020

rest in peace

Maureen Rolniak
widow of Riverdale IL Officer

July 22, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Koehncke.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 6, 2019

Officer Koehncke's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 11-05-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

November 5, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 81rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 15, 2013

Rest in Peace, Officer Koehncke. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 1, 2012



April 5, 2008

God bless you

January 17, 2007

To the friends and family of Officer Koehncke,

In all my life I could never have imagined that the Dolton Police Department was only 2 strong!

I was a Harvey Officer for four years ('89-93). Dolton was just as big as our department.

Officer Koehncke died doing what I hope he loved doing-police work. His family should be proud of the sacrifice he made.

To the Officers of Dolton: I would hope that since Officer Koehncke appears to be the only officer killed in the line of duty in your department, that he be honored the way he should be.

May God bless Officer Koehncke's family, the officers of the Dolton Police Department and all those who walk the thin blue line every day.

Patrolman Douglas M. Wiencek
University Park police Department

October 30, 2006

We will not let you be in peace, my brother

Peace Officers Memorial Foundation of Cook County Illinois

September 1, 2003

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