Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Thomas A. Noonan

Highland Heights Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, September 10, 1988

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Reflections for Patrolman Thomas A. Noonan

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 10, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Noonan.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 31, 2019

Richard. This is the 30th, for Tom want to start fund for MEMORIAL for FALLEN, TOMMY as I knew Him, Was an EMT trying to save HIM. Obviously, we could not. What a lot of people didn't say the call HE was responding to was an alarm to a gas station for BP, still here in town, young girls working alone, that acciddently step on the panic alarm. Tommy was on a mission to get there as quick as he could to Help & Take Care of her. Hope New PD HQ's would Love to do it, need three people to assure money at an account for transpaency. No B.S. Need to check with PD Chief and Mayor before? Know you posted 2 yrs. ago. I was a young man then, however, I know, you should toI? He always carried a BIBLE. You as a friend knew too. Paul 859-912-2578. The call Haunts me like so many.

Paul 859-912-278

January 4, 2018

Tommy was one of my best childhood friends. I learned of his death after I returned from a deployment while in the USMC in the days of snail mail and no internet. My grandmother said she couldn't bring herself to tell me via mail.

He had such a great sense of humor and a great work ethic. It's 2016 and I still think of him.

Richard Westmoreland

January 22, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 29th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. 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. Rest In Peace.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 4, 2013

Thomas Anthony Noonan a wonderful human being, whom I will never forget and will always LOVE and have a special place in my heart. A great friend who thinks of everyone before he thought of himself. This man lived to protect and care for anyone who was in trouble. If only we had more police officers like him this world would be a better place. I will never forget you and I think of you often. I continue to pray for his family and hope they are doing well. God be with them all. Love, Roxanne

Friends Forever!!!

June 8, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 27, 2008

God bless you, Thomas. Gone but not forgotten.

Matthew 5:9

An Ohio brother
Montgomery Co., Ohio

August 8, 2007

Officer Noonan,

I grew up in the Northern KY. area. Thank you for your service and know that your death was not in vain. May the Lord hold your family in the palm of His hand and may you continue watching down on those who continue the fight. God bless us all.

M. Moore

July 1, 2006

A good officer and a truly great friend who is always in my heart. I was lucky enough to work with you and consider you a good friend.



Gone but not forgotten.
Your friend Bob.

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