Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Dennis M. McCarney

Long Island Rail Road Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, March 15, 1989

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Reflections for Police Officer Dennis M. McCarney

Never to be forgotten. RIP

First Sergeant Thomas M. Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

March 15, 2022

Think of you often Uncle Dennis! Miss you! ❤️

Mo
Niece

September 8, 2021

Rest in peace Officer McCarney.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 24, 2021

Today is a day of remembrance in honor of Police Officer Dennis M. McCarney. May his soul R.I.P.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

March 15, 2021

I last posted a reflection in 2013, but I have not and will not ever forget your dedication to the citizens of New York City and Long Island, N.Y. Officer Dennis M. McCarney will never ever be forgotten.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas WebbNew York State Police - Troop

August 7, 2020

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

March 15, 2020

ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS ♥️

RETIRED POLICE OFFICER
MTAPD

March 15, 2020

30th Anniversary in Heaven
Thank you for your service and sacrifice
Rest In Peace

Ryan Doherty
MTAPD

October 11, 2019

Rest in Peace officer Dennis McCarney. Thank you for your Service and Sacrifice.

I pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of the person that caused your death. Amen.

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

March 15, 2016

In the Fall of 2012 at a Ceremony for the FBI National Academy Session #251 I proudly read Dennis' Name as we honored the fallen MOS of our respective Departments.

I read it proudly and thanked him for his service....

May God Bless Dennis and his Family.....

Inspector Joseph Martelli
MTA Police Department

June 2, 2014

May his soul forever rest in peace. I hope and pray that his two sons are doing well today, and that his entire family are at peace knowing that Dennis is in Heaven. I thank Officer McCarney for his service to the people of New York City and Long Island, for he gave his life protecting the public from bad people.
God bless the McCarney family.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop "D"

June 2, 2013

I will be riding in memory of Dennis in this year's Police Unity Tour. Eventhough I did not have the privilege of working with Dennis, his service and dedication is not forgotten.

Sergeant Jennifer Kelly
Metropolitan Transportation Authority PD

May 7, 2013

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

March 15, 2013

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 15, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 20th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my home state and the birthplace of my son. 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 16, 2009

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

Robyn Wilkes

March 9, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

March 16, 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
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 18, 2007

DENNIS WAS A GOOD GUY AND HE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL THE RAILROAD RANGERS AND I WILL SEE YOU IN HEAVEN SAY HI TO TIPPY FOR ME

P.O. DOUGLAS KRUT
LIRRPD/ MTAPD RETIRED

September 21, 2007

Dennis and I first started to work together during the Penn Station Sniper Task Force. Later, when I supervised APD's anti-crime unit at Penn Sta. NY, Dennis, his partners Kim and Marc would work with us on pickpockets etc. It was interagency cooperation without the upper bosses getting involved. Dennis was the consumate police officer and a better detective. I enjoyed and was priveldged to serve with him.
Eternal Rest grant unto him O LORD and continue to watch over his family.

Det/Sgt Bob Rainis (ret)
AMTRAK RR POLICE

May 16, 2007

sorry for your loss god bless

dennis look my brother pat who pass on i am looking for mccarneys that might be related to our family tree some how.

gerald mccarney
just a mccarney

December 5, 2006

Dennis we all miss you and hope you are well in heaven

Retired Police Officer Marc R Catok
MTA PD FORMER PARTNER

September 12, 2006

You are always in my thoughts and i will never forget you and our police career together.Say hi to Timmy up there

retired police officer Marc R. Catok
Partner MTA Police formerly LONG Island Railroad Police

September 2, 2006

Officer McCarney, when you were taken from this world, your family felt a void that can never be filled and all because some punk didn't want to go to jail. Your actions of that day made you a hero, to many, but no doubt, you were already a hero to those you've left behind.

God Bless you and best of luck in the assignment you got up there in Heaven. May the trains always run on time and every frieght car bring special goodies for you and your fellow RR cops.

Ptl. Jim Leahy Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

October 3, 2005

We still miss you Dad!

Kevin Mc Carney

July 2, 2005

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