Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Edward J. Kowalewski

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, July 2, 1962

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Reflections for Police Officer Edward J. Kowalewski

Thank you for your service and always know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace.

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

July 2, 2020

My Dear Brother Eddie,

Even though it has been 57 years since you have been gone, I think about you every day.

We were so close. I remember right before you passed away. You came to see me with the boys & they meant everything to you. I wish things could have turned out differently & you would have still been here.

I love you & you will always be in my heart,

Your loving sister,


Jean Kestler

July 4, 2019

Although it’s been 57years I still think of you often and think of a life that could have been....

Wayne Kowalewski

July 2, 2019

Uncle Ed
I wihs that I could have gotten to know you. You are my inspration.

Detective Allan Bullington
Baltimore Police Retired

November 17, 2015

Uncle Ed im sorry that i never got to know you. You are still in my prayers.

Detective Allan Bullington
Baltimore Police Retired

November 17, 2015

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

July 4, 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 50th 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

I pray for the soloce of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I thank your family and friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.

Phylllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

December 26, 2012

Dear Patrolman Side Partner to Eddie,

Thank you for the very thoughtful reflection. Your partner was my Uncle -- Uncle Eddie. I was only a month old when he died so I never had the opportunity to meet him. But, I did get to know Aunt Helen and the boys. I lost contact with the family for years until several weeks ago. I'm very, very happy to have reconnected with them, and I'm very happy that he had such a devoted partner in you. Thank you again for taking the time to remember.

Baltimore, MD

January 26, 2012

Eddie was my side partner. Unfortunately I was off duty the night he was killed. He was a great guy, (WITH A GREAT SENSE OF HUMOR), who never went out of his way to hurt anyone, or spoke badly about anyone. I think it is important to say that most cops in those, myself included, were a bunch of hound dogs. However, Eddie was a devoted husband, father, and never fooled around on the job, or otherwise. Obviously, my biggest regret was that on the night he was killed, I was off duty, otherwise would very likely have been with him and may have had the blessing of preventing what happened. His wife, Helen, is the sweetest person you would ever want to meet. I SAY THIS WITH ALL HONESTY AND SADNESS, THERE IS NOT ONE DAY THAT HAS GONE BY, NOT ONE DAY THAT WILL EVER GO BY, THAT I DON'T THINK ABOUT EDDIE. LIKEWISE, NOT ONE NIGHT GOES BY THAT I DON'T SAY A PRAYER FOR HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN, WHO STILL BEAR THE BURDEN OF THINKING ABOUT HIM EVERYDAY. YOU WERE A GOOD MAN, EDDIE KOWALESKI.

side partner to Eddie

May 23, 2011


It has been many years since that awful day that you were taken away from us. You are forever in my heart.

Love your sister,


Jean Kestler (Kowalewski)

July 2, 2009

Officer Kowalewski your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

May 25, 2008

I met your son a few years back. He told me about losing you when he was just a kid. He was a nice man;still sad, and I'm sure you would be proud of him. I went back a few days later and gave him a copy of you departmental obituary- he wished they could have posted a better picture. Thank you for doing your job. You are a hero.

Former BPD

February 16, 2008

Thank you for your service Officer Kowalewski. You are a HERO

January 27, 2006

We ask Thy blessings and eternal rest to all our brothers and sisters
Who have sacrificed their very lives in the performance of
their duties. Give their loved ones the peace and
Strength to bear the anguish of their loss. Remove all
resentment from their hearts, knowing that eternal
peace and rest will abide their departed loved ones
forever. This we beg, Thy name forever and ever,

Ret. Officer William Hackley
Baltimore Police

December 7, 2005

You will never be forgotten. Thanks for the sacrifice that you made so long ago, time will not deminish it.

Baltimore, MD

November 28, 2003

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