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Patrolman Francis Garrett McKeon

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, November 17, 1945

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Reflections for Patrolman Francis Garrett McKeon

Patrolman McKeon,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USN during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

November 17, 2020

Rest in peace hero.a a

Lt. Jim Russo

November 17, 2017

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

Robyn Wilkes

November 16, 2015

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 66th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to our nation and your community. Time never diminishes respect.

As others have commented, it is ironic that you made it home safe after four years combat duty in WWII only to be shot on your first tour of duty upon your return .

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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 17, 2011

65 years ago today this hero died on his first tour back with the NYPD after going off to war for four years.
God Bless You Francis!


November 17, 2010

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

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

November 29, 2007

Hello Ofcr. McKeon:

It is such a tragic irony that your heroic service saw you safely through WW2, only to lose your life on the first day of your return to wearing the badge. Even all these years later, you are not forgotten. You died a hero and we appreciate your brave wervice as one of New York's finest! God bless and keep a watch on us down here as you walk a beat in Heaven with St. MIchael's platoon. Rest easy brother, we have the watch from here.

Chief JA Millan
NC Public Schools LEO, Avery Dist

May 26, 2007

Patrolman McKeon,
On today, the 61st anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.



November 17, 2006

It is a great irony and a great tradgedy that you survived WWII only to be shot down in your own country. Your dedication and your service to our country and to the city of New York are immesurable.

Ben Armand

October 7, 2005

Not only did you serve your country in the largest war this world has ever seen, but you also served your community. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thank you.

April 24, 2005

Patrolman McKeon,
Thank you for your bravery, courage and making the ultimate sacrifice. You are a true Hero.

Detective T. Henshaw
Bell Gardens Police Department, CA

March 30, 2004

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