Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Robert E. Manzione

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, January 18, 1979

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Reflections for Police Officer Robert E. Manzione

Today, we would have been celebrating your 85th Birthday.
You memory lives inside of us and we will never forget you.
We miss you Uncle Bob xoxo
With all our love always

Doreen & Vinny Manzione

March 4, 2024

Bob's brother Joe (RIP) and I were partners in the 4th Precinct in the late 1960's. Bob's sudden death was a great loss for Joe.

Robert J Louden - Lt. CDS retired

January 18, 2024

Uncle Bob,
It's been 44 years and don't get any easier. We miss your witty sense of humor, your smile and everything about you. You are and will always be so special to us.. Love you and miss you every single day..

Doreen Dell'Olio

January 18, 2023

Uncle Bob... We keep your memory alive everyday.. we laugh.. we cry.. we never forget the sacrifice you made. We miss you so much.. Love forever & always, Vinny & Doreen xoxo

Niece/Doreen Dell'Olio

January 22, 2022

CONDOLENCES to his Family, Friends & Family of Blue once again...Gone but never forgotten....May the Light of The Holy Spirit be with him throughout eternity...RIP

Katalina Zaharuk

January 20, 2022

You are never forgotten Uncle Bob. We talk about you all the time and keep your memory alive in our hearts. ❤️
Rest In Peace.

Love forever,
Doreen & Vinny

Doreen Dell'Olio/Vincent Manzione
Niece & Nephew

January 20, 2022

Rest in peace.


January 18, 2022

RIP from the NYPD Highway Patrol and the Dalia Family 43pct and 25pct.

Robert Dalia

January 18, 2021

42 years and never gets easier..
A true hero in my eyes forever..
Miss you Uncle Bob.. Love you ❤️

Doreen Dell’Olio

January 18, 2021

Rest in heaven Bobby,miss our car pool days

PO arnold roma

September 29, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Manzione.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 5, 2020

Thank You for your ‘protection’ as well as having-put your life “on-the-line” each time you went on-duty during your career.
“People” should be Thankful to
Police Officers and respect
Police Officers for the daily-dangerous life-risking job they do protecting you.

Grateful Citizen who appreciates Police
Appreciative Grateful Citizen

January 18, 2020

Officer Manzione,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 18, 2019

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 33rd anniversary 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect, and your memory will always be honoed and revered.. I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace

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

January 18, 2012

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

Robyn Wilkes

January 15, 2009


Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 7, 2008

"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
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

January 2, 2008

You are not forgotten brother, rest in peace. May god bless you and your family.

NYPD 5th Pct

May 6, 2006



January 18, 2004

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