Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Michael Moroso

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, December 8, 1932

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Reflections for Patrolman Michael Moroso

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

Robyn Wilkes

December 7, 2015

When I read this I was really touched. All to often we hear about cops who are dirty, and yes although they are about they are a minority. Patrolman Moroso, is a prime example of the many honest cops not only in the United Sates but the world. I aim to be a Police Officer after University, and to me this man represents everything someone who wears the badge should be. An honest Cop to the end. A cop who would not be turned, as upsetting as it is that his honesty cost him his life. I think his family should be proud, that he was an officer of integrity and one that everyone can be proud of.

Rest in peace in the Kingdom of God Officer

Dan Cole

Psychology Student

University of Chester United Kingdom

Student from the UK
No relation to the Officer just a civilian who cares

July 5, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 79th 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.

I am glad that your department still pursued justice for you despite the number of years that had passed since your murder.

Rest In Peace

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

December 8, 2011

My parter and i have a combined thirty nine years of service in the 23 pct,we deeply appreciate the sacrifice you made for the men and women of this command.
May you rest in peace my brother in blue.

December 8, 2007



December 8, 2007

Patrolman Moroso,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your murder, I would 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.



December 8, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

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

December 5, 2007

As a current member of the NYPD, I would like to inform you that I wore your this mans shield for the first four years of my carreer. I found out in the year 2000 that he was killed in the line of duty by gunfire and was dissillusioned by the fact that one of the largest police departments reissued this shield to me, but was more than willing to return it, so it could be proudly be displayed in the NYCPD museum.
Now that I am aware of the complete details that resulted in this mans death, I am proud to have been able to wear his shield, because he had the highest standard of integrity and pride in his career for quality of life and property just as he swore too. I hope, and I am sure the police officers who wore this shield between 1932 and 1997 had the same regard for quality of life as Michael Moroso did. All friends, fellow members of the service and family should be proud of the sacrifice he made so ours could be better. Michael Moroso has not and will not be forgotten, by the public and City of New York regardless of what others may think. Kyle


February 7, 2007

Even though I have not had the pleasure to meet the man I admire so much, I feel I have to thank you for passing on your strong-will and kindness to my grandfather and my father... I'm upset about the way you died but you left us with the diginity of your badge. I like to think about how much my father talked greatly about you, even though he never had the chance to meet you either...he was only graced by the stories his father could remember... Next to my father's ashes I have a picture of my father holding a picture of your son and standing behind your picture...his eyes are full of sadness because he missed the men that mean the most to I know you three are watching over our family with a smile on your faces. We love and miss you all.
With all the love my heart could possibly hold,


Kim Moroso

November 14, 2006

It was a horrible and tramatic event that happened to you. Your wife (we called her GG) was a saint and loved by all of us. Your son, Michael Joseph, my grandpa married a fantastic woman named Madeline. They both served our country. Your son became a police officer as well, I guess he wanted to follow in his fathers footsteps. He and Madeline had 6 children, 5 girls and 1 boy and with that one of the girls and the boy were twins. I know your in heaven watching down on all of us even though we never would have gotten the chance to have met you but I am sure you are with your wife, son, and grandson.

I proudly hold your picture in my wallet and also on a shelf next to your son in uniform and your wife.

I love you even though I don't know you but I do know what you meant to your family.

Love your great grandaughter.

Michelle Bey
Great Grandaughter

November 10, 2006

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