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Officer Joseph Mareno

Baton Rouge Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, September 18, 1923

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Reflections for Officer Joseph Mareno

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)

September 18, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Mareno. The very last day of your devoted and honored service to be loyally saluted and paid humble homage for service and satisfaction.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 26, 2020

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

The irony of being killed on your last day on the job after so many years as a dedicated public servant must have made your tragic death even more devastating to your family and department.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 18, 2012

Officer Merino,
Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. You and your family are in our prayers. Rest Easy Brother!

Dep Paul Sperandeo, Ofc Amy Sperandeo
Jefferson Parish Sheriffs Office, Gretna Police Dept, La

June 1, 2008

Grandpa Joe,
I wish I would have gotten to know you. You are hero and a great father to your two daughters. God bless you.
Your great grandson,

Lawrence J. Hicks III

March 30, 2006

Joe, since we share the same last name, and my brother, son and uncle are all Joseph Merino, I definitely won't be forgetting you. Your story is a tragic one (dying on your last day) as so many of these stories are. I know you'll be watching. Thanks for your service.

PO Rob Merino
Suffolk County PD

January 3, 2006

Thank you for making our city a safer place. May God Bless.

August 16, 2005

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