Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Edward E. Mitchell

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, July 15, 1977

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Reflections for Police Officer Edward E. Mitchell

Happy Birthday my dearest Peter. Love you always. You are never forgotten. Rest In Peace.


October 6, 2022

God bless you, rest peacefully my brother.

Ret. P.O

July 16, 2022

My dearest Peter, 45 years ago today, you went to work and that was the end. I still have a hard time believing it. I had to say something to you today when my life change so drastically. I love you and think of you all the time. I’m in same house and every time I look out back I see your smiling face. Always yours


July 15, 2022

I can't believe it's 45 years, Brother. May you continue to rest in eternal peace. I will never forget your guidance in the right direction when I was growing up in the Heights, or your laughter at some of the dumb things I said as a teen. Because of what you taught me, I made sure I never tarnished my shield.

Ret, Sr. Court Officer Kieran O'Hag
New York State Courts

July 15, 2022

My beloved Peter, had to say Happy Birthday and that I will love you always. Miss you.


October 6, 2021

My Dearest Peter, July 15 1977 is a day you cannot forget even if you tried. That day my life changed and has never been same since.
Love you Always.


July 15, 2021

God bless you and keep your family safe ! A hero is never forgotten . May you Rest In Peace and watch over your family

Ret. Po ohara
Nypd mounted ( retired )

July 15, 2021

Dearest Peter, Happy Birthday to you. Miss you always. Think about you and that big smile all the time. Love you


October 6, 2020

As always.... with love!

Charlie Mitchell aka Charlene

July 18, 2020

My dear Peter, July 15 1977 is a date engraved on my brain. I cannot forget even if I tried. I love and miss you daily. Rest In Peace.


July 16, 2020

Rest in heavenly peace thank you for your service

Mark Mottola

July 15, 2020

I woke up this morning not wanting to return to work in the middle of this pandemic, however thanking God for the opportunity to see another day is a blessing within itself. Then, I’m reminded of the day we lost you. Even though your time on earth was cut short, the impact you made will live on forever.

Rest Easy Peter!!!
Forever My Hero!

Cynthia Joseph, Cousin

July 15, 2020

Officer Mitchell, on the 43rd anniversary of your passing, you’re still remembered. Thank you for your service to the NYPD. Rest easy sir.

None H McCarthy

July 15, 2020

Dearest Peter didn’t want the day to pass without saying Happy Birthday to you. I miss you so much. Love you always. Mae


October 6, 2019

Uncle peter rabbit you was my favorite uncle . l wanted to be just like you when l was a young man. I will always remember your well mannered gentle but deep voice . l love you and will never forget you long as l breath air on this planet.

Julius Ceaser Davis
Davis Pest Control lnc.

July 16, 2019

Peter Rabbit,

Another year has come and gone. Time passes quickly and the years add up since you have been away please know that your family has not forgotten. We mourn all of you that have left the circle and value the pride that was instilled.

For those that visit this page from time to time.... Edward also has a memorial page maintained on Facebook.

Page name: Police Unity Tour Lehigh Valley.

Charlie Mitchell

July 16, 2019

My Dearest Peter, The years go by but July 15 1977 doesn’t move. It was a very sad hurtful day and still is. I miss you and love you always. I know you and our son Jonsey are together.

Wife, Mae
Your loving wife Mae

July 15, 2019

I received a phone call on the 13th informing me of a blackout in New York. It brought back some many memories of your death. 24 hrs. after the blackout in 1977, we lost you. I remember the moment I watch television to see your lifeless body being wheeled into the hospital. I cried then and still cry today. You played a major role in my life and I am forever proud you call you family. Rest easy Peter.

Sorrowful submitted,
Cousin Cynthia

Cynthia Joseph

July 15, 2019

Hi, Mr. Mitchell. This is Hubert, Eddie’s friend from Corsa Avenue. I was thirteen when you were taken from Eddie, Mrs Mitchell and us. My folks were breaking up and I was going through a hard time. I remember that you would always stop your motorcycle when you were passing our house and talk to me. It’s almost as if you knew that I was going through a difficult time. It meant a lot to me that you took the time to talk to me. I never got a chance to say thank you. I want to thank you today. I think of you every year when this day comes around. I looked up to you then, and I look up to you now. I hope that you and Eddie are happy together again.

Hubert Akuetey
Friend of Eddie

July 15, 2019

Today I return to your page to share the legacy our beloved left behind.

This week Edwards great nephew, Jahzere Springs, completed the Youth Explorers Program. Jahzere is currently working at the 81st Precinct in Brooklyn and looking forward to becoming a Police Officer.

The Mitchell Family is honored to present Jahzere to the New York Police Department.

Edward, your living was not in vain. Rest in Paradise, until we meet again.

Cynthia Joseph

October 12, 2018

Happy Heavenly Birthday to my beloved cousin Officer Mitchell. Not a day goes bye that I do not think of the compassion and love you had towards mankind. Continue to watch over us until be meet again.

Gone but never forgotten.

Cynthia Joseph

October 6, 2018

My Dearest Peter, Forty one years ago today, I lost my beloved husband and best friend all at the same time. You did not come home from work. It was not suppose to happen like that.
Our beloved son join you almost four years ago. May the two of you Rest In Peace together.

Love and miss you always.

Your loving wife

July 15, 2018

Rest in PEACE my brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

July 15, 2017

Today marks 40 years since you made the ultimate sacrifice. God bless you, Brother. May you continue to rest in peace, may God watch over your family. Until we meet again, Ed!

SCO Kieran O'Hagan, Retired
NYS Courts

July 15, 2017

To the Mitchell family, my deepest condolences, after 39 years life won't let you forget. My name is Jeffrey Miller, we have never met, we don't know each other however we are linked forever. On July 15 1977 about 2pm in the afternoon I was driving on Fordham Rd near the Major Degan and was mistakenly picked up for the shooting of your father and husband. It took me many years to understand the depth of your pain and loss. That Friday changed your lives forever. I found this site and have read every message from Mae and Ed Jr. for many years in silence, I feel it's time to let you know I pray for your family often, and believe, because of the brave and heroic acts of Officer Mitchell, I would be humbled to meet you, so we can tell our stories.
May God bless you.
Respectfully Jeffrey Miller

Jeffrey Miller

July 15, 2016

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