Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Maurice Leahy, Jr.

Chicago and Northwestern Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, July 29, 1921

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Reflections for Police Officer Maurice Leahy, Jr.

Officer Leahy,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army in Europe during WW I. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 29, 2021

Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 29, 2020

Thank you uncle Maurice for your Service and Sacrifice. I am your Grand Niece Patricia Durkin Ferry - Your sister Catherine Leahy is my Grandmother. I just learned via my family research that you were killed in the line of duty. God Bless you.

Patricia Durkin Ferry

January 4, 2017

I just found you in Ancestry - I am the grand daughter of your older sister Catherine Leahy. Thank you great uncle Maurice for your service and sacrifice.

Patricia Durkin Ferry
Great Niece

January 4, 2017

Rest in Peace Police Officer Maurice Leahy Jr.. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, Co-Workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps protecting the public. I also Pray that the thugs who murdered you rot in hell.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 4, 2016

I just discovered you are my family.

Shea O'Donnell

January 20, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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 22, 2013

I somehow missed the 90th anniversary of the date of your murder. Officer Leahy, 90 years ago you gave your life, but with a determination and grit that said to those who took it, "No, I'm not going alone!" You are a hero and the respect I have for you is immense.

Rest in Peace FOREVER, Brother, I already believe God has Blessed you.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 13, 2011

A rosary has been said in your honor, you are not forgotten.

Don Mac McDonough

May 10, 2009

Officer Leahy,
On today, the 87th anniversary of your death, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice not just as a police officer but also for your service to our Country when you served with the U.S. Army in Europe during WW I.



July 29, 2008

Officer Leahy, we share a last name but I wonder if I could ever measure up to your heroics. Thanks to your efforts and determination, both of the slugs you encountered that day were brought to justice, one at your hands.

My Dad spent about 10 years working for the New York Central Railroad five of which were with the Police Department prior to moving on to my hometown's PD. His years with the RR were some of his happiest. It takes special people to be Railroad cops, and I can think of two Leahy's that fit that bill.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 13, 2006

You are truly an example of never giving up and your sacrifice will not be forgotten. Rest in peace.

Lt. Stephen Jackson
Baton Rouge Police Dept.

June 15, 2004

We will not let you be forgotten. Rest in peace, my brother.


March 9, 2004

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