Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Thomas P. McAvoy

Albany Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, January 28, 1964

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Reflections for Sergeant Thomas P. McAvoy

Rest in peace Sergeant McAvoy.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 12, 2020

I came upon this memorial trying to read about a shooting that s
occurred today. While I wasn't born when this occurred, I'm struck by how terribly sad and horrifying it is. I am grateful for those that serve and protect us each day. And I will remember officer McAvoy and his family.

J. Talmage
Citizen

June 18, 2019

Sgt. McAvoy,
On today, the 55th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Albany. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

January 28, 2019

I was a 12 yr old when this occurred. I remember how shocked we all were. I have never forgotten this tragic event. Today, I looked it up and will say a word.
Even in our sleep
Pain that can not forget
Falls drop by drop, upon the heart
And in our own dispair, against our will
Comes wisdom to us,
By the awful grace of GOD

Aeschylus. May he rest in pease. Art

Art Archambeault

April 20, 2018

Rembering Thomas Patrick and his bravery. A son of Albany, NY and a son of Patrick and Mary (Quigley) McAvoy (McEvoy) of Kildare, Ireland. The connection to Ireland was mislaid for many years but its not forgotten. Remembered by the extended Quigley family and Eibhlin. Ar deis de a anam dilis.

Private Eibhlin Counihan
Eibhlin on behalf of a great grand niece and her family

August 19, 2015

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 27, 2013

My name is SGT Robert J Huba, Aco 3-7 IN, I want to say thank you to the McAvoy family. My father is Gregory Huba, one of the children in the house that is described in this article. My grandfather, Robert J Huba (the owner of the house at the time of this tragedy) just passed away Oct 24, 2012 and now I am researching him and the family history. I came across this article in Tonawanda NEWS Wed, Jan. 29, 1964 (Massive Hunt Underway for Killer of Albany Cop) I want to say it's because of people like Sergeant McAvoy making the ultimate sacrifice to God and Country that people like myself grew up the way we did. Thank you.

Sergeant Robert J Huba
US Army, grandson of Robert Huba, and son of Gregory Huba

October 28, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 48th 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 diminishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered. .

Rest In Peace

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

January 28, 2012

A true hero. I salute you sir on this the anniversary of your sacrifice.

Watch over us brother.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

January 28, 2011

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

Robyn Wilkes

January 19, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 25, 2008

Rest In Peace Sgt. McAvoy.

Police Officer

February 2, 2004

MY BROTHER, IT GIVES ME GREAT HONOR TO BE THE FIRST TO LEAVE A REFLECTION TO SUCH A HERO. MAY GOD BLESS YOU. MAY THE CITIZENS OF ALBANY,N.Y. ALWAYS REMEMBER YOU. YOU SERVED WELL. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

January 28, 2004

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