Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Danny L. Tunney

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Thursday, July 26, 1990

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Reflections for Sergeant Danny L. Tunney

It doesn't seem possible that it's been 29 years since you were taken along with John. I remember you from the late 60s when you were working GIB at 17 S. Then you came to Squaw Peak working dets there. You went from a chubby kid to a skinny kid. You really relished those styrofoam rice cakes you use to eat. Because of you, john and most of the dets at Sq Pk we ,on the street, had a good working relationship together. We put a few bad guys away..
You won't be forgotten my friend...

WG Bill Noe 1673 Ret
Phoenix Police Department

July 26, 2019

Wow how soon everyone is to busy.... My heart misses you. xoxoxoxox

Barbara Kaytor Tunney
Bobbie-sister.....

April 12, 2018

missing you as always seems there aren't many folks that do such a shame.hugs to heaven save me a place.
Love Bobbie

Barbara J Kaytor
little sister

March 19, 2017

Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and miss you hugs and kisses to heaven xoxoxox
love as always your sister
Bobbie

BARBARA KAYTOR

August 12, 2016

Just missed you really bad today. Had to tell you.

Charlotte Hough
Sister

October 17, 2015

Your Sisters miss you very much, especially Bobbie.

Mom will always be there in Heaven, as God and Jesus Christ.

We can't wait to see you again.

Charlotte Hough
Sister

October 6, 2015

One must not judge until he is free... And with God.

Charlotte E. Tunney Hough
Sister

August 5, 2015

Still miss you seems not many folks think of you like your sister. but I know you can see me and will always be in my heart.

Barbara Kaytor ( Tunney)
Sister

July 27, 2015

I think of you every day and blow you a kiss-can you feel my hugs to? I miss you so much
xoxoxo

Bobbie Tunney Kaytor
Best brother God could have given me...

December 9, 2014

I miss you as much today as ever,I wish they had visiting hours in heaven.

Bobbie Tunney (Kaytor)
Sister

April 13, 2013

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 11, 2012

Mom was always very proud of you. You take care of her.

Charlotte Tunney Hough
Sister

January 7, 2012

Jelly Bread underneath the table, orange pop, and HEY HEY GOOD LOOKIN was your song.

Charlotte Tunney Hough
Sister

January 1, 2012

I still miss you as much as ever big brother.
Your always in my heart.
Love
your sister
Bobbie

Barbara Tunney Kaytor
Sister

November 17, 2011

Dan, You and Don were the two PPD officers who got me interested in getting into policing. You both gassed up your squad cars at the Richfield Station at 36th Street and Indian School while I was working there. During 1968/9 I rode with you numerous times as a c/o out of the Sunnyslope (storefront) Sub-station. I joined your department in mid-1969.

You were dedicated and informative, with a GREAT sense of humor. I learned a lot from you and the guys at the 700 District and was thrilled when that same squad was my first assignment after graduation from Class 85, PPD.

I later went to the Scottsdale Police Department and was the PIO there when your accident occurred. It was one of my saddest days. I will forever appreciate your mentoring and professionalism. My sincere condolences to your family, friends and co-workers.

Rest in God's Peace, Buddy. And, keep up that contagious laugh!

Sgt. Mark Barnett, Retired
Scottsdale (AZ) Police Department
(PPD Ser. #1843)

Sgt. Mark Barnett, Retired
Scottsdale, AZ PD and former co-worker

June 28, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 20th 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 who was 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 honored and revered. I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 26, 2010

When I assumed command of the Detectives at Squaw Peak Precinct, Dan was one of my detective sergeants. From day one, we got along exceedingly well. I have never seen a more capable officer. He could do about anything that he put his mind to. I thoroughly enjoyed our relationship. When I was PESB commander during the last year before I retired, Dan would often come down and visit me. He felt comfortable in sharing personal information and I felt honored that he would do so. Dan, I still miss you and probably always will. Rest in Peace my friend.

Lt. Len Zingg
Phoenix

November 12, 2009

It is very comforting to see that my Brothers friends and coworkers have kept him in their thoughts and still remember him after all the years that have passed by.I kind of expected not to see current reflections, people and things tend to be forgotten over time. So this is a truly touching kindness to my heart and spirit knowing he touched so many so profoundly and is still being remembered.
Thank You All.
Bobbie
Danny's Sister

Barbara Kaytor ( Tunney)
Sister

November 6, 2009

It has been many years since the tragic assault on these officers. It sincerely broke my heart to hear about this tragedy. To the family and friends, all my blessings and may the good memories stay strong and God bless you all.

I enjoyed working with Dan back in the days! He will always be missed.

Detective Connie Davenny
Phoenix Police

November 4, 2009

When I graduated the academy I was assigned to south phoenix and Danny was a Sergeant down there. He was one of the most knowledgeable street cops I ever worked around. But more then that, he was willing to teach rookies like me what he knew, and he took a personal interest in my safety and career.He was one of a kind.The day Danny and John died, was one of the worst for a great many people; including me.

Commander E.H. Quill
Phoenix Police Department

November 3, 2009

A truly tragic day for the family, the Police Department and the Community. A friend, a boss and a good person was taken away. RIP.

Detective Dave Ames (Ret)
Phoenix Police Department

November 3, 2009

Dan was a very fine person and supervisor. He worked for me at Sky Harbor station in the late 70's and was a Sgt I could always depend on. When Dan was on the scene I knew it would be handled without any worry on my part and made my job a lot easier.

His dedication to the Police Dept was never questioned and the PPD lost a fine Officer when he was taken before his time and I know he is working on God's team.

Rest in peace,
Lt Dick White #990

Lt. Richard White
Phoenix Ploice Dept

October 30, 2009

There are many heroes that walk among us who make daily sacrifices to protect others. Officer Sgt. Danny L. Tunney thank you for your service. You are a hero in my family’s heart and my heart. Rest in peace.

Anonymous

October 27, 2009

Dec.16th,1971, my first official day on the street after the academy. You were assigned as my training officer. I could not have asked for a better one. You gave me guidance throughout our careers.
July 26,1990, we were working together again at the North Resource Bureau. I had taken that day off or perhaps I would have been with you instead of John.
Dan, you, as well as John, have not been forgotten, nor will you ever be.

Sgt. Larry Hauger Ret.
Phoenix Police

October 25, 2009

"No more the bugle calls the weary one.
Rest, noble spirit, all thy work is done.
I will find you and know you among the
good and true.
When a robe of white we're given
for our faded coats of blue."

Ret. Sgt. Bill Rice
Phoenix Police Department

October 24, 2009

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