Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Joseph H. McNierney

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, October 3, 1913

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Reflections for Sergeant Joseph H. McNierney

Incredibly selfless actions that day. Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 3, 2020

Rest in peace hero.

Lt. Jim Russo

October 3, 2017

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

Robyn Wilkes

September 29, 2015

On the 100th anniversary of his passing, we remember. Our great grandfather died protecting two young women from being harassed on the NYC subway, trying to preserve civility - a true hero.

The medal and newspaper clippings remain with the family.

Henry David McNierney III
Great grandson

October 3, 2013

Sgt. McNierney,
On today, the 98th anniversadry of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



October 3, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 97th 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.
Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 3, 2010

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service.


October 14, 2007

A ture hero! Never to be forgotten! Thank you Sgt. McNierney.

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD Fla.

October 3, 2007

To a true gentleman and hero, Thank you for your service. I would love to have known you. You have always made the family proud to remember you even after 94 years. You are in our prayers. God Bless You

David McCallan
Great Grandfather

January 24, 2007

you will never be forgotten.r.i.p.


October 3, 2006

Thank you for your service. You will always be remembered.

July 24, 2006

So many people could learn from your actions. Not just as a police officer, but as a man who wanted to help a lady in distress. God bless you for your sacrifice.

St. Louis City Police

June 6, 2005

You are among the many Heros that have held the "Thin Blue Line" long before it was called that. God's Blessings will be upon you.

Senior Trooper Keith Miller (Ret)
Oregon State Police

August 24, 2004

Lets put aside just for a minute that you are a police officer...You tried to do the noble thing and stand up up for the ladies... and this is what you get ... always know that tears are shed for you...the sad thing is life has not changed to much.. BUt in the end God bless you..

someone that cares

November 13, 2003

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