Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer John J. Lanahan

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Thursday, July 3, 1919

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Reflections for Police Officer John J. Lanahan

Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your memory or your sacrifice. Rest In Peace always.

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

July 3, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 3, 2019

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 93rd 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

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

December 27, 2012

Remembering you today Officer Lanahan. Thank you for your service in 1919 to the citizen of Baltimore City.

Lorrie Winder
Wife of Ofc. Winder EOW 7-3-04

July 3, 2010

Officer Lanahan My husband Officer Winder was killed on this same date also. He worked for the same agency as you many years after you. God bless you for your service to the citizens in Baltimore City in 1919. Your deeds and scarifice hasnot been forgotten. Rest In Peace! God Speed!

lorrie winder
wife of ofc. Brian Winder EOW 7-3-04

July 3, 2007

Officer Lanahan:

May the story of Your unfortunate incident serve to save the life of others.

I remind less-tenured officers to search arrestees even those supposedly searched by other officers. I often share the following:

Twenty years ago, I was assigned to work a jail. While inside a locked booking stall, the DUI arrestee saw the motor officer place his weapons into a gun locker. The arrestee looked at me and said, "Where do I put my .357 magnum?" Now, mind you, motor officers do not transport. Had the arrestee been a truly bad hombre, it could have been a real bad day for any of us along the booking process.

Incidentally, I told this story to a probationary officer who an hour later searched an arrestee seated in the back of a patrol car, and found a loaded gun...

Sir, may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor

July 3, 2007

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

Remembering Officer Lanahan on the Anniversary of his death. We give honor to Officer Lanahan for the ultimate sacrifice, his life.
Gone, but not forgotten.

July 3, 2005

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