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Meriden in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)

Connecticut Police Memorial

Connecticut Police Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
1. Connecticut Police Memorial
[ inscribed on the obelisk in the center of the pavilion ]
Dedicated To Those
Who Have Made
The Supreme
Off. Milton Hodder   Hamden   04/22/1943
Tpr./Trn. Stanley C. Heilberg   C.S.P.   06/01/1929
Lt. Paul J. Beaupre   Bloomfield   12/19/1967
Off. Matthew J. McNally   Waterbury   11/20/1930
Off. Ellsworth G. Dietz   Bridgeport   03/08/1910
Off. Joseph O’Brien   Windsor Locks   12/24/1968
Off. Gerald Di Joseph   Bridgeport   11/28/1980
Constbl. John B. Decarli   Ellington   08/31/1935
Off. Jack Palmer   Ridgefield   07/31/1932
Off. Louis P. Rienzo   New Haven   10/13/1967
Off. Andrew L. Schleghtweig   Stamford   05/26/1938
Off. Kenneth T. Bateman   Darien   05/31/1981
Off. Patrick McGovern   New Haven   07/02/1901
S.A. Richard P. Horan   F.B.I.   04/18/1957
Off. Daniel S. Wasson   Milford   04/12/1987
Sgt. Nicholas W. Fera Norwalk   07/09/1971
Off. William Rich   Shelton   12/27/1964
Constbl. Robert Kappenburg   East Hartford   1916
Off. John Daley   Hartford 07/29/1977
Tpr. Pearle
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E. Roberts   C.S.P.   11/25/1922
Off. James W. Burns   Bristol   05/29/1941
Off. George D. Kelley   Stamford   07/08/1938
Off. Robert F. Stankye   Orange   09/03/1981
Det. Bennett W. Dorman   New Haven   11/01/1915
Off. Frank Gwiazdowski   Norwich   10/11/1936
Off. Patrick B. Driscoll   Jewett City   02/16/1913
Off. William J. Stokes   Waterbury   05/02/1925
Off. Harvey R. Young   Hartford   08/27/1967
Tpr. Leonard H. Watson   C.S.P.   10/22/1932
Off. Raymond Zoller   West Haven   12/28/1929
Off. John E. Palmatier   Waterbury   07/20/1941
Constbl. Edward F. Ryan   Waterbury   01/27/1933
Off. Robert J. Keating   Danbury   10/16/1955
Lt. William S. Gordon   Norwich   07/07/1881
Off. Patrick J. Shea   New Haven   10/19/1919
Chief Louis Drucker   New Canaan   01/25/1888
Tpr. Lloyd J. Eukers   C.S.P.   07/21/1928
Sgt. Thomas P. Kearney   Bridgeport   09/29/1935
Off. John E. Durkin   New Haven   11/02/1918
Off. Wilfred Walker   Bridgeport   09/29/1935
Tpr. James W. Lambert   C.S.P.   10/29/1960
Off. Sherrold H. Gorton   Norwalk   6/20/1962
Off. William J. Robbins   Greenwich   05/17/1929
Off. Daniel J. Lane   Waterbury   08/07/1913
Off. Walter Koella   New Haven   03/06/1935
Lt. Frank A. Starkel   C.S.P.   07/19/1948
Off. William E. Bowman   Darien  
Connecticut Police Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
2. Connecticut Police Memorial
The obelisk in the center of the pavillion
Off. Hugh McKeon   New Haven   07/31/1901
Lt. Thomas F. Carney   C.S.P.   12/06/1982
Off. James Skelly   New Britain   10/12/1924
Off. Timothy Laffin, Sr.   North Haven   05/29/1980
Off. James Cavanaugh   Fairfirld   04/11/1966
Off. Timothy Foley   Southington   01/04/1938
Off. Nancy Nichols   Naugatuck   03/17/1991
Off. Anthony F. Barbieri   Torrington   02/20/1950
Off. Henry W. Jennings   Hartford   05/25/1964
Insp. John J. Donahue   Waterbury   08/02/1920
Off. George Zint   Stratford   07/12/1932
Off. Thomas M. Knevet   Hartford   11/28/1919
Off. Joseph Pych   Enfield   12/25/1954
Sgt. Michael J. Carroll   Norwich   12/11/1934
Off. Frank T. Hawley   New haven   01/31/1970
Off. Farris J. Resha   Winsted   11/02/1966
Off. Nelson J. Belliveau   Bloomfield   09/03/1987
Off. David D. Troy   Stamford   07/07/1960
Det. Edward T. Cody   Hartford   04/16/1979
Insp. James A. Buczel   U.S. Customs   10/09/1988
Sgt. Charles F. Hill   C.S.P.   11/06/1941
Off. Leonard J. LaManna   Waterbury   11/18/1961
Sgt. John H. Kane   Norwich   04/06/1923
Det. Joseph P. Sullivan   New Haven   10/23/1932
Off. Marco T. Carias   Norwalk   03/20/1982
Tpr. Joseph M. Stoba, Jr.   C.S.P.   08/06/1962
Off. Ernest W. Schilke   Bristol   05/17/1944
Off. H. Kenneth
Connecticut Police Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, January 14, 2010
3. Connecticut Police Memorial
Never Forget
Couch   New Milford   06/10/1964
Off. Thomas Cummins   New Haven   11/26/1885
Tpr. Bartholomew M. Skelly   C.S.P.   11/14/1925
Off. Robert M. Holcomb   Plainville   11/21/1977
Off. William V. Tickey   Bridgeport   05/20/1946
Off. Patrick F. Cannon   New Haven   03/05/1919
Lt. Kenneth W. Stevens   C.S.P.   06/06/1944
Constbl. Thomas D. Jahelka   East Haddam   04/17/1981
Trp. Russell Bagshaw   C.S.P.   06/05/1991
Off. James A. Martin   New Canaan   07/24/1991
Off. William F. Schreiber   Stratford   07/31/1946
Off. Francis X. Fenton   Hartford   03/28/1969
Off. John Montabana   Trumbull   11/02/1974
Off. Paul Mendelssohn   Waterbury   03/10/1903
Off. Daniel T. O’Connell   New Haven   08/15/1938
Tpr. James H. Savage   C.S.P.   01/27/1986
Off. William McNamara   Stamford   12/17/1973
Off. Joseph T. Robbins   New Haven   06/26/1926
Tpr. Carl P. Moller   C.S.P.   02/13/1976
S.A. Ariel Rios   A.T.F.   12/02/1982
Tpr. Irving H. Nelson   C.S.P.   04/06/1928
Off. Lawrence Murphy   New Haven   10/23/1924
Off. Joseph P. McCormack   Greenwich   02/09/1944
Off. Jeffrey Casner   Berlin   02/02/1985
S.A. J. Clifford Dietrich   U.S.S.S.   05/26/1973
Tpr. Ernest J. Morse   C.S.P.   02/13/1953
Off. Charles Yodkins, Sr.   Farmington   08/19/1955
Sgt. Wol Grabeck   New
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Britain   11/05/1951
Off. Frank Donarumo   Hamden   07/27/1964
Off. Edward H. Wendland   New haven   05/21/1938
Det. James J. Butler   Greenwich   04/18/1954
Tpr. Edward P. Jesmonth   C.S.P.   07/20/1943
Det. Ralph Palma   New Haven   06/13/1954
Off. James McNamee   Bristol   01/16/1930
Chief Daniel J. Hayes   Ansonia   12/27/1880
Off. James Alexander   New Haven   10/14/1927
Sgt. Frederick Stratton   Norwalk   10/14/1930
Tpr. Jorge A. Agosto   C.S.P.   11/22/1989
Constable William Madden   Manchester   01/30/1919

[ inscribed on the columns of the pavillion ]
Off. Vincent R.T. Arduini   Granby   5/4/1997
Off. Bruce Hanley   Waterbury   12/13/1997
Aux. Trp. Phillip A. Mingione   C.S.P.   5/25/1994
C.E.O. James V. Spignesi, Jr.   D.E.P. 11/20/1998
Aux. Trp. Edward W. Truelove   C.S.P.   11/13/1992
Off. Brian A. Aselton   East Hartford   1/23/1999
Off. Walter Williams III   Waterbury   12/18/1992
Sgt. George Ross Dingwall   Middletown   1/28/2000
Off. William J. Snyder   Groton City   1/16/1994
Off. Joseph N. Sachatello III   Montville   1/23/2003
Off. Thomas Toohey   Hartford   5/15/1996
Off. Florence B. Sullivan   Danbury   9/8/1896
Erected 1989.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Heroes. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
Location. 41° 31.958′ N, 72° 45.078′ W. Marker is in Meriden, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker can be reached from Preston Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Clearfield Drive, on the right when traveling north. Located on the grounds of the Connecticut Police Academy. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 285 Preston Avenue, Meriden CT 06450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Meriden World War I Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); City of Meriden's World War I Roll of Honor (approx. 2.1 miles away); World War II Roll of Honor (approx. 2.2 miles away); Center Congregational Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gold Star Association Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); 201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps (approx. 2.2 miles away); Meriden Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meriden.
Also see . . .  Connecticut Law Enforcement Memorial Website. (Submitted on January 16, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 2,875 times since then and 176 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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