Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Deborah M. McMenamin

Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin

End of Watch Thursday, October 26, 1989

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Reflections for Trooper Deborah M. McMenamin

Always remembered & always in our hearts! It's been thirty-three years and there are days that are in our memories that we think of you, the day you were born, the moments in time that made us laugh, the special dates we shared over the years & the day you were called back to heaven. We remember & have kept your memory alive in our hearts! Tears of love fill my eyes for the sister I'm so thankful to have had in my life!

October 26, 2022

Katie Heinz

October 26, 2022

There are certain days in the year that I remember, some with laughter. some with love and some with tears. Even 32 years later the laughter, love and tears of the memories of my beloved sister have never diminished. I treasured each memory of growing up and having you in my life, not only as my sister but as my confidant and friend. Always in my heart.

Katie Heinz

October 27, 2021

Always in our hearts on this day 31 years angel keeping watch

Katie Heinz

October 26, 2020

Thirty years....not a day goes by that your smile & memory aren't with us. Collette & I miss you so very much and our love for our sister is as strong today as it's been all our lives. We shall always treasure the memories we have had with you, as others have remembered you & your service to protect and serve all! Always in our hearts & memory!

Katie Heinz

October 31, 2019

Please accept my prayers for the family and friends of this brave sister of mine rest in peace .

Chief of Police David D Mills
Tazewell Police Department

October 27, 2019

Trooper McMenamin,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Wisconsin. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 26, 2019

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 26, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 26, 2019

Rest in peace Trooper McMenamin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 25, 2019

It's been 29 years and I miss your smile, your laughter & you my beautiful sister.
Keeping you always in my mind & my heart no matter how many years have gone by.
With all my heart I will keep your memory alive! October 26, 2018

Katie Heinz

October 28, 2018

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 26, 2018

Our thanks and prayers are with you and your family always.

O Almighty God, Whose great power and eternal Wisdom embraces the universe, Watch over all policemen and Law enforcement officers everywhere.
Protect them from harm In the performance of their duty To stop crime, robbery, Riots and violence.
We pray, help them keep our streets And homes safe, day and night.
We commend them to your loving care Because their duty is dangerous.
Grant them strength and courage In their daily assignments. Dear God, protect these brave men and women.
Grant them your almighty protection, Unite them safely with their families after Duty has ended.
Please God, grant us this wish.

Co-teacher Eric Siefferman
Civil Servant

March 7, 2018

Another year has past...hard to believe it's been 28 years, sis, since you're "end of watch", but I don't believe your watch is over. You keep watch over those you love because of the angel you were here & now in heaven. We lost you on this date but the love we have for you has lived on in our hearts. I love you Debbie & miss you so very much and every tear I've shed over the years for you has filled an ocean of love. I pray for those families who have lost a love one to find peace in your hearts from there sacrifice.

Katie Heinz

October 26, 2017

Never Forgotten. Thoughts are with the family as we respectfully remember the life of Trooper McMenamin and her dedicated service.

Concerns of Police Survivor G. Birkholz
Mother of Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011

October 4, 2017

My prayers are with your family in this day.

First Sergeant Tom Webb, Retired
New York State Police

September 9, 2017

For some reason I stopped on mothers day to pray for this courageous soul. May you rest in the peace of the one who gives us peace. Thank you for your service... and ultimate sacrifice you gave for us all. Gods peace to you and all your family!


May 16, 2017

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

April 13, 2017

Thank you to all who remembered my sister "Debbie" & for your reflections. Twenty seven years today was a difficult day to get through the loss of a cherished friend & sister. The 26th of October took you from us & everyday you're thought of and remembered for the wonderful woman you were. You were taken from us so very young, but the memories you left with me I have treasured every moment since. I Love you Sis & miss you!

Katie Heinz

October 31, 2016

Each trip to my summer home in Birchwood I pass the cross placed in your memory. I've often wondered about your sacrifice. Today I saw an article in PC News a badge collectors paper which pictured your service weapon. It is with the deepest gratitude, that I say thank you for your service and the sacrifice you made. God bless your family and brothers and sisters of the Wisconsin Highway Patrol. May you continue to look down upon them.

Lt. Edward Bush, Retired
Illinois State Police

July 13, 2015

I hope the moron, idiot that killed this trooper suffers every single day, but most especially this day - every year. Nothing they can do will make up for killing this trooper. Shame on them, shame, every day....

Wife of a trooper

October 26, 2014

Twenty five years ago feels like a blink of an eye at the loss of Debbie, my sister and my friend. The loving memories I have treasured through the years have given me peace in my heart, but time has not healed missing your laughter, your smile, your voice & your sense of humer that gave Collette and I many memories to share over the years. For all who have lost a family member or a treasured friend, my prayers are with you to find peace of heart & the love to remember the memories they have given a bag of M&M peanuts!

Katie Heinz

October 26, 2014

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

March 11, 2014

Trooper McMenamin,
On today, the 24th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Wisconsin. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 26, 2013

Thank you for your service, RIP Trooper

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

April 9, 2012

I think of you often, as a friend and fellow trooper, we shared many good and hard times during our time at Fort McCoy, You will always be rembered in my heart even though it has been many years. We were all very proud the day we graduated and I know that we are still all proud of what we have done. Continue your rest in peace.

Trooper James Brown WSP228
Wisconsin State Patrol

December 8, 2011

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