Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Joseph P. McBreen

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, August 11, 1937

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Reflections for Patrolman Joseph P. McBreen

Patrolman Joesph McBreen was my grandfather. My mother was a child when he died. We grew up with stories of his heroism and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. Mom, in her 90's, is still with us as is her younger sister. A brave man and an inspiration to all, RIP, grandfather.

Donald Palma

November 28, 2019

Rest in peace Patrolman McBreen.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 11, 2019

It is an honor to have the privilege of being related to you and calling you my Great Grandfather, thank you for your service and rest in peace.

Cameron McBreen
Great Grandson

October 11, 2017

Rest in eternal peace my brother, you are a hero.

N.Y.PD. Lt. Ray Flores

August 11, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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

February 12, 2013

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

Robyn Wilkes

August 10, 2009

Ofc. McBreen,
You are an example for all officers to aspire to. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.


November 4, 2006

It's an honor to share the name of such a brave man.

Joseph P McBreen, civillian
not sure

June 7, 2006

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:12-14
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9
Thank you Officer Catchings. God bless you, your family and your fellow officers. May you rest in peace.

The Menogan Family
Madison, MS

March 24, 2005

Rest in peace, brother. Your service and the selfless sacrifice you made will never be forgotten. Not only were you a hero to those civilians you were able to help, but to all of us who are priveleged to know your story. You truly epitomize the meaning of hero. We should all aspire to have your courage, especially when the times comes that we really need it.

God Bless you.

Enjoy the rewards of Heaven as you walk your eternal beat on the those streets of Paradise.

A Squad
Woodbridge PD CT

February 17, 2005

Thank you for giving your life to save the lives of others. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.


January 22, 2004

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