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Police Officer Kenneth Mahon

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, December 28, 1974

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Reflections for Police Officer Kenneth Mahon

Rest In Peace . My prayers to you and your family . Salute !

Brendan O’Hara
Ret. Nypd

December 28, 2020

We will never forget our hero in blue Kenneth Mahon. May he look down From heaven and keep us all safe . Rest In Peace. Thank you,To your family for showing gratitude and kindness to your extended family in the 88 Pct on 9/28/20 . Your kindness will never be forgotten.

Sgt Billy Scarfuto
NYPD 88 Pct

September 29, 2020

Rest in peace hero.

Lt. Jim Russo

December 28, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Mahon.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 26, 2019

While on a call yesterday, I encountered a gentleman that used to work with you. He told me stories about the day of your passing. Your legacy lives on, brother.

Deputy Nicholas Wagner
Hernando County Sheriff's Office, Brooksville, FL

August 4, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

December 30, 2017

Continue to rest in peace. May you always watch over your family and the NYPD.

raymond flores, Lt., (ret.)
NYPD

December 28, 2017

You will not be forgotten by your brothers and sisters. Rest in perpetual Peace.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

December 29, 2016

I just found this site and wanted to leave a message regarding PO Kenny Mahon. We both worked in the same command, 41 pct. NYPD, and, although we never worked together in a radio car, we backed each other up on radio runs and he always had your back. The night of his murder still remains strong in my mind, even after all these years, and his service and bravery wll never be forgotten. We, your brothers, and your daughter were there when they named a section of Southern Blvd., outside where you were killed, in your honor ! Many of your brothers from the old days (70's) were there and your memory and spirit were alive and well. Rest well, my brother, as we shall meet again !

P.O Brian T. Donnelly (Retired)
N.Y.P.D.

December 24, 2016

It was my honor to research newspapers, books, magazines and finally find your Academy ID Card Photo and make sure your photo was put on this site. I wanted to put a face to your heroism in the Line of Duty. I did the research because you are a brother officer and no matter how many years past, you will always be remembered. Rest Easy Hero.

APO Christian Durante
NYPD: 68th Precinct Auxiliary Police Unit

February 5, 2016

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

Robyn Wilkes

December 13, 2015

To my baby brother in heaven. Happy 70th birthday Kenny (November 30, 2015)! Always in my heart and miss you every day since you earned your wings...

Your sister Roberta

Roberta Mahon Pezza
Kenny Mahon's sister

November 29, 2015

MAY YOU NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

Sgt Cunningham 87
NYPD

December 28, 2012

Kenny you are a TRUE NYPD HERO...........A TRUE AMERICAN HERO....You are missed and thought of often. I remember working with you in the 41 in the early 70's and you were a great partner. R.I.P. MY FRIEND. See you on the other side.

Det. Ralph friedman
One of Kennys partners, NYPD

September 27, 2012

Kenny you are greatly missed and thought of often. You are a true NYPD HERO, a True AMERICAN HERO.

Det. Ralph friedman
One of Kennys partners, NYPD

September 27, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service as a police officer and to your country as a Vietnam vet. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 28, 2011

37 years-not forgotten.

RIP

TPF/SCU
NYPD

December 28, 2011

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

July 9, 2010

My Dearest Family and Friends

Somethings I'd like to say but first of all to let you know that I arrived okay.

I'm writing this from Heaven where I dwell with Our Lord above. where there's no more tears or sadness just eternal Love. Please don't be unhappy because I'm out of sight, remember that I'm with you every morning,noon and Night.

The Day I had to leave you when my Life on earth was through God picked me up and hugged me and He said I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, You were missed while you were gone. As for your Dearest Family they'll be here later on.
I need you here so badly as part of my big plan. There's so much we have to do to help our Moral Man.
Then God gave me a list of things that He wished for me to do, and foremost on that list of mine is to watch and care for you.
I'll be beside you everyday and through out the years, And when your sad. I'm standing there to wipe away your tears.
When You lie in bed at night the day's chores put to flight God and I are close you in the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on Earth and all the loving years, because your only human they are bound to bring you tears.

Please don't be afraid to cry, it does relieve the pain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned, But if I were to tell you You wouldn't understand.One thing is for certain, though my life on Earth is over I'm closer to you now than I ever was before.

To My many Friends, Trust God knows what is best.I'm still not far away from you I'm just beyond the crest.

So, If you can help somebody who is in sorrow or in pain, then you can say to God at night my day was not in vain.
And now I am contented that with my life. it was worth while,Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
If you meet somebody who is down and feeling low just lend a hand and pick him up as on your way you go.
When Your walking down the street and you've got me on your mind just know I'm walking in your footstep only a half a step behind.
And if you feel a gentle breeze or wind upon your face that's me just giving you a great big hug or just a soft embrace.
I will always love you from the land way up above We'll be in touch again soon
PS God sends his Love.

Anonymous

April 6, 2010

I never had the opportunity to know or work with Police Officer Mahon. But as I reviewed what other Officers had to say about Officer Mahon, I am sorry I never knew him. He was called and responded and gave his all to fight evil. May God watch over him and his family. He will never be forgotten.
He was the "Finest of the Finest"

RETIRED DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

December 28, 2008

As my career's end is coming closer, I decided to check and find those who had lost their lives during the year that I was hired. While it's been many years since your passing, I'm sure those you left behind and those whom with you served with distinction have kept you alive in their memories. Thank you for your service and for looking out for us who continue in our chosen profession. Rest in peace Officer Mahon.

Sgt. Robert Mau Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 22, 2008

As my career's end is coming closer, I decided to check and find those who had lost their lives during the year that I was hired. While it's been many years since your passing, I'm sure those you left behind and those whom with you served with distinction have kept you alive in their memories. Thank you for your service and for looking out for us who continue in our chosen profession. Rest in peace Officer Mahon.

Sgt. Robert Mau Sr.
PD Joliet IL

December 22, 2008

I think of Kenny from time to time, but not often enough. We partnered in a radio car a number of times, and I remember him vividly, as a quiet and fine man, and a terrific policeman. I know he left a family and I hope they're all well. They have much to be proud of!

Andy Rosenzweig

Lt. Andy Rosenzweig (Ret.)
NYPD, 41 Pct.

February 20, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR POLICE AND MILITARY SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

December 27, 2007

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 20, 2007

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