Name : Pettit, Glen 

Rank: P.O.

Shield #: 3815 Command: Police Academy
Date of Death: 2001-09-11   Cause of Death: World Trade Center Attack
 Pettit was last seen on Sept. 11 near Tower Two, snagging scenes of the terrorist attacks for future training films and searching for an operations command center, Kroupa said. Capt. Sean Crowley and Officer Edward Aswad of the New York Police Department, who saw Pettit after the terrorist attacks began, told Kroupa that her brother "wasn't fearful and was calm." Pettit's body was recovered near the rubble of the South tower on December. 15.

Glen Pettit was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during the Annual Medal Day ceremony on December 4, 2001. The New York City Police Department Medal of Honor is the highest award that may be bestowed upon a member of the service.
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Comments from Friends    

I first met Glenn in the Academy. I was a recruit and he was assigned to the video unit. I have to say that the world is at a huge loss without Glenn. He was one of the most beautiful people one can ever meet. God took Glenn from us because he needed him up there. Later Glenn.
— Lou

Glen was a wonderful person who would stop what he was doing to help anyone. A volunteer firefighter, co-worker and freind. He is not forgotten.
— James Luning

Glenn was my co-worker, partner and friend. Since 911 I haven't had much strength to talk about how I was with him that tragic day in September and how my first scare was his driving Scotty and I there in the units cruiser, making sure to, put it lightly, get there quickly. Maybe we got there too quickly! Glen, I miss you lots brother. I've read the things Ann Marie wrote and it brought back some great memories. I'll see you again my friend. And I hope Ann Marie sees this and remembers I'm still alive and looking to contact her too. Sleep peaceful my brother, til we meet again. And hopefully they didn't give you a car up there. Your Buddy, Johnny M. 5/16/04
— John Mullins

Glenn and I met while I in college and then it turned out that he and his family banked at the bank I worked at during graduate school, so I saw him often. He always had a smile and quick wit. I would tease him about the three or so beepers he wore so that he could be the first photographer at the scene of an accident/emergency. He was a good guy. I found out about his passing through the college alumni newsletter. I was shocked of course, and heartbroken for his family. My thoughts go out to his family and his NYPD family. What a loss...
— Jackie

Glen Petitt was a good guy. He was a good person, a good cop, and always willing to learn. I was a cop assigned to the 10th precinct when Glen was a rookie. He loved to work, and was always willing to to help someone else. Glen Petitt was a very, very special person.

i received the dollar with officer glen k. pettit and wish him peace in his eternal rest. you will never be forgotten officer pettit. you will now have a special place in my heart. thank you too any survivers from 9/11/01 from sy.petersburg, josephine crystal richards
— josie richards
Posted: November 14, 2015, 7:51 pm

I recieved a dollar bill as change with the message "Never FORGET NYC POLICE OFFICER GLEN K PETTIT #3815 WTC HERO NY 11514-05-08-06" written across its border. This message brought me to your website and tears. GOD BLESS these brave men an women. I intend to buy a newspaper or cup of coffie and put this dollar back in circulation in hope someone else will become aware of this website. Tom Levittown NY
— Tom

I never had the pleasure to meet Officer Glen Pettit but I did meet his Uncle(also retired nypd) in Orlando FLA on 04/15/06. Officer Pettit's name and everyone else on this web site will never be forgotten with people like Officer Pettit's family spreading the word of this web site. Aweb site to remember. God Bless!
— Police Sergeant Thomas Pentalow (retired)

Glen was always on the go but never hesitated to stop and chat with a friend. He could always tell when someone needed a smile and never failed to provide one. He will always be remembered.
— Kristina Inserillo

I came across a dollar bill during my travels in Las Vegas and southern Utah regarding this website dated 02.10.06 with a zip code of 11514. I would like to thank the person who started this as I will circulate the dollar hoping it continues to make people aware of our NYPD Angels. Although I did not know PO Pettit I now feel I do - Evan zip code 11003
— Evan

I too received a dollar bill with Officer Glen K. Pettit's name on it. I rec'd it as change in King of Prussia, PA 19406 on 8-20-2006. The bill struck a chord within me because my brother, Matthew, is a survivor of the North Tower. He was on the 65th Floor when the first plan hit. From 9:15am to 3:00pm I thought I lost my brother. I thank God every day for saving his life and pray ever day for those lost and especially for the heroes like Officer Pettit who laid down his life to save others. God Bless You Officer Pettit.
— Leo Cornelius

I remeber Glenn from the BOCES bus in HS (186 to base!!) I will never forget how he always had a kind word for everyone, and always seemed to offer a hand to anyone he could. Gone but never forgotten. Thank you.
— Anthony

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: December 27, 2006, 9:48 am

I too received a dollar bill with Officer Glen Pettit's name. I am leaving for Las Vegas tomorrow and I will return it into circulation there. Thank you for your brave deed on 9/11. We will never forget you and you will be in our prayers.
— MJ
Posted: March 31, 2007, 8:45 am

-What an interesting photo P.O. Petit has on the site next to his story.It is very spiritual, the picture of an angel. Is he dressed this way??? I really love that photo he has of an angel next to his story. It is really unique-- again, is he part of a NYPD team that may dress this way or is that him dressed like an angel? What a photo.
— Anthony J. Trimboli
Posted: June 30, 2007, 2:07 pm

glen was my teacher brother and the thing he did he is a true hero
— jordan
Posted: September 2, 2007, 10:20 am

I met your Uncle in Nashville and I used to sing at the Greatest Bar On Earth, 107th Fl......though the rest of America gets complacent, New Yorkers who knew the courage it took to go into those buildings while everyone else was fleeing will never let your heroism and the events of that day be forgotten. Tell my Mother hello for me.......
— Greg Mangus
Posted: September 11, 2007, 9:46 am

Posted: November 13, 2007, 11:26 am

I was standing in line at our local Dollar General and went to get money out of wallet to pay for my things and this $1 bill caught my eye. It had Glen K. Pettit on and how bizzar is my maiden name is Pettit. It had his badge # WTC HERO and a few other things written on it and was just trying to find out if we are related somehow or another. Wanting to contact other family members of Mr. Pettit's. I'm located in a very small town in the Northwest Missouri called Gallatin, Missouri 64640 .Thank you, sherri (pettit) Britz
— sherri lynn(pettit)britz
Posted: January 19, 2008, 10:14 am

I received a Glen Pettit memorial $5 bill from my son, who received it in Los Vegas. I read all the notes here and I want to say how proud I, as an American, am of this outstanding young man. He is a true American Hero! God bless his family for giving him to the City of New York and to our Country to stand forever as a role model for the young people coming after him. May he rest in peace.
— Bob Johnston
Posted: June 5, 2008, 8:34 pm

I came across a twenty dollar bill today that contained information regarding Police Officer Glen K Pettit. This is a nice way to remember Officer Pettit and 9-11. I will keep the memory circulating and hope others will as well. God Bless
— Debbie
Posted: July 31, 2008, 4:18 pm

A twenty dollar bill is circulating in Indiana, Pennsylvania, I came across this today. The bill has writing on to "never forget Officer Glen K. Pettit". Thank you to the individuals helping to keep memories alive. May the family of officer Pettit know there are many out here still praying and thinking of all our fallen men and women including Officer Pettit and their families.
— Debbie Mitchell
Posted: July 31, 2008, 4:25 pm

I live in Greensboro,NC, I received a $20.00 bill from the bank on August 21, 2008. This is what is written on the bill NEVER FORGET NYC POLICE OFFICER GLEN K.PETTIT 09-11-01. On the bottom of the bill is this statment: Las Vegas NV. 02-24-08.Also this:#3825 WTC Hero. I find this very heart warming that I received this bill and I will be keeping it. I found the website listed on the bill. May God bless all of the family members of all those that lost someone. Thank you, Barbara Pegg Greensboro, NC 27405
— Barbara Pegg
Posted: August 21, 2008, 3:09 pm

I had received a $20.00 bill with the information on it about Officer Pettit and the other 23 fallen angels. They are heros and will never be forgotten
— Sgt. Deguffroy #509
Posted: October 14, 2008, 4:31 am

I worked a part time job with Glen for the town of Islip at Lake Ronkonkoma, I had just retired as a Captain with the NYC Dept of Corrections. (Rikers Island) We had many talks about his interest in photography and going on the NY Police Dept. He was a man with a great sense of humor and a love of life. I will always remember his great sacrifice. Richie
— Rich Thestrup
Posted: March 20, 2009, 1:12 pm

I didn't know Glen Pettit but I came across a $20 bill in Arnoldsburg, WV that had the info on it NEVER FORGET NYC POLICE OFFICER GLEN K PETTIT 09-11-01. It had this website on the bottom of it. On the side of it, it has the date 09-21-07 and NY11514. I think that this is awesome!! I will keep it going.
— Mandy Hicks
Posted: April 24, 2009, 4:07 pm

I received a 1 dollar bill while in Las Vegas in September 2008 and intend to put this back into the US system in 2009. NYC Police Officer Glen Pettit spirit will remain alive forever through the One US Dollar bill he reached Jersey in the Channel Islands, United Kingdom x
— rebecca
Posted: September 13, 2009, 4:40 pm

I live in St. Petersburg, Fl. I have in my possession a dollar bill that says,"Never forget NYC Police Officer Glen K. Pettit 9-11-01 # 3815 WTC Hero. Just thought I would let you know how far it has traveled and that I will send it back to you if you would like- May Glen live in your hearts forever! He will now live in our hearts as our hero Sincerely, The O'Brien Family
— Martha O'Brien
Posted: September 23, 2009, 1:07 pm

I own a small bakery in Port Washington, NY. I recieved a dollar bill with "never forget P.O. Glen K. Pettit 9/11/01" on it. This lead me to this website that I think is great. We all must remember this day forever. I was working in NYC on Sept.11.01 at a hotel in midtown manhattan, the day was so unreal it was like a movie was playing out..but it was real very real. Cantor Fitzgerled had their crisis center in our one surved from that firm. I walked into the ballroom of the hotel to bring sandwiches for the peaple that gathered thier and I was overtaken by all of the pictures of missing peaple all around me. Then it sank in that these are mothers and fathers sons and daughters..and they are all gone. Later that week we all went down to ground zero to feed the police, fireman, iron workers and other rescue men and women. The looks on their faces on determination to find survivers was unbeliveable. It is amazing was we as humans can do when we are determined. No race,no prejudice no religion just one goal to find our lost bothers and sisters. I think its amazing how police and fireman can just put themselves in harms way with out even thing of the consequences of something going wrong. God bless all that gave all thay had and then will all never will be forgoten. I never knew Officer Glen Pettit but he sounds like regular good guy, everybody's friend just following his dream and doing his job, putting himself last and everyone else first..... may God bless you Glen THX Mike
— Michael Mignano
Posted: September 24, 2009, 10:16 am

I received the dollar remembering Glen K. Pettit today 12/08/09 in Stratford, CT.
— EL
Posted: December 8, 2009, 12:25 pm

I didnt know officer Pettit but I got a 20 dollar bill with his name and info on it and a link to this site. I live in Malone, NY on the Canadian border. I would like to say that every NYPD officer is appreciated--you all have tough jobs and when we do come to the city we know we are well protected by those of you who serve. Be safe..and thank you. A prayer going up to Officer Pettit to watch over you all!!
— Holly
Posted: January 8, 2010, 10:13 am

I was just reading the other comments and I too own a small bakery in Malone and got the bill with OFC Pettit's name in payment for some cakes yesterday. Odd that 2 bakeries in 2 different ends of the state got it!!
— Holly
Posted: January 8, 2010, 10:15 am

I didn't know Glen, but i received a US Dollar note with his badge number, name and this website written on it. So i decided to check out this site. I'm very impressed with the work done so far and my prayers have and will always gone out to the brave men/women who died that day. This dollar bill represents the rememberance of Glen and his service to the public and the NYPD. I'll shall remember to pass this dollar note along so others can remember him as well... hence, Never Forget.
— Jeff
Posted: July 13, 2010, 10:03 pm

i met his uncle while on vacation. his uncle john told us about this site & glen. thank you & God bless you, and all the fallen. doug oneill #1584 cleveland police dept.
— doug oneill #1584
Posted: September 11, 2010, 10:34 am

I was priviledged to work with Glen at News 12. I remember walking through Penn Station one day, long after I had left and Glen had gone on to work for the NYPD. I heard him call my name and I knew without even looking, it was him. He gave me a big hug and we spoken for just a few minutes. He was a wonderful soul and I was glad to know him. Rest in Peace, friend. You will never be forgotten.
— Suzanne Mallozzi
Posted: September 11, 2010, 5:12 pm

I received a dollar bill in NYC with this website and P.O GLEN K. PETTIT on it. Our hearts go to everyone who gave there lives on 9-11
Posted: December 6, 2010, 7:58 pm

I just found a dollar bill remembering him. Serial number A90481878D. God bless him.
— Allison
Posted: January 7, 2011, 4:16 pm

Today is 5/11/11 and I received a one dollar bill with Officer Glen K. Pettit badge # 3815 WTC hero written on it. To let you know where the dollar bill is I am from Vestal, NY
— Richard Chase
Posted: May 11, 2011, 8:02 pm

I always take notice of the NYPD when I am in NYC & always remember what wonderful guys you were when I lived there 10 yrs. I recently rcvd a $20 bill w/information about this site & saying "never forget NYC police officer Glen K. Petit, 09-11-01, #3815 WTC hero, dated (signed?) 12-08-06 NY11514, Hershey, PA". Circled: 23 Angels. I live in Houston, TX & was so impacted by the events of 9-11-01. I have been living here in Houston since 1998 after moving back from NYC. Thank You for the message & I won't ever forget! Just want to let you know how I got the message & how far it came !! Best Regards, Susana O'Docharty, Houston, Tx 05-26-11
— Susana O'Docharty
Posted: May 26, 2011, 5:31 pm

I work in dalton,ga a customer came to pay a bill i noticed writting on a twenty they handed me and it gave me this website and his name...... will be remembered thank you for all you do for us...
— Courtney
Posted: May 27, 2011, 8:39 pm

Glen you will always be in the hearths of all Americans. God bless you and your family.
— stephen cain
Posted: September 1, 2011, 7:44 pm

I met Glen while attending the Police Academy, and for the two short months that I had known him, we would always stop and talk about the video unit and anything else. He was a great guy and let me know if I needed anything that he would help me out.Those are kind words when I was just a "gray shirt". God Bless Glen
— Luke
Posted: September 6, 2011, 11:21 am

After arriving in Somerset Pa.during the Americas 911 Ride, Aug. 18,19 and 20, 2011. At registration all riders were given a card with a persons name. I road on behalf of Police Officer Glen K. Pettit NYPD, What an Honor for me to be a part of this celabration of Officer Pettit life and duty. You Are Forgotten R.I.P Officer Pettit After arriving in Somerset Pa.during the Americas 911 Ride, Aug. 18,19 and 20, 2011. At registration all riders were given a card with a persons name. I road on behalf of Police Officer Glen K. Pettit, What an Honor for me to be a part of this celabration of Officer Pettit life and duty. You Are Forgotten R.I.P Officer Pettit
— Ofc. B Lovallo Norwalk PD Norwalk CT
Posted: September 7, 2011, 9:38 pm

I met Glen when I was a brand new volunteer fireman. I watched as he worked for News 12 and then the NYPD. He was a great person. His picture, along with John Napolitano's is now in my patrol vehicle and they ride with me everyday. I like to think of it as them watching over me on a day to day basis and making sure I come home every night. There isn't a day I don't think of you both.
— Trooper Pete Hooker
Posted: September 9, 2011, 11:12 am

I knew Glen- he used to freelance for the newspaper I worked for till 1999. I left, and moved away from NY. On the 5th Anniversary of 9/11, my company gave out buttons- each with a victims name. I blindly picked Glen's button. I was shocked and still am that of all the buttons, I picked his. He is in my thoughts frequently, and especially today.
— Jim W
Posted: September 10, 2011, 2:56 pm

Hello, I never met Officer Petit, I was serving on the USS Theodore Roosevelt(CVN 71) we were the first to deploy after 9/11. We would receive mail for people thanking us for striking back after 9/11. There was a letter to us from a friend of Glen Petit. I never forgot the letter even though it is almost 10 years ago. He was a volunteer firefighter from Long Island. He said that Officer Pettit was a close friend of his. He told about how he was in the towers when it went down. He told about how they were going to have a memorial service for him. He made us know his friend. I cried while I read that letter, I decided in honor of Officer Pettit to write his name on a bombs that were going to Afghanistan. I went up and took black magic markers and wrote his name on several bombs and took a picture. Years later I was talking to someone and telling him the story he started crying and asked to see the picture. I had mistakenly written In memory of Police Officer James Petit, you are missed. He said that was a close friend and corrected his name being Glan and not James. Then thanked me for thinking about his friend and writing his name on bombs to Afghanistan.
— Michelle
Posted: September 10, 2011, 10:34 pm

Flags have been flown aboard Apache and Blackhawk helicopters over Iraq "In Memory Of Glen K. Pettit # 3815 NYPD" It will take a few weeks but I will mail these flags with certificates to the #235 Lodge.
— J.P. Kelleher
Posted: September 11, 2011, 9:35 am

I grew up with Glen; he was the videographer at my wedding in '93. It's been a difficult day, but reading all these wonderful comments w/my children has helped bring back my smiles. God Bless you all.
— LKoenig
Posted: September 11, 2011, 8:44 pm

I met Glen at NYIT. He and I worked on a number of video projects together. He was always a great videographer and took shooting seriously. I've thought of him many times over the years, and he's been in my prayers. I give his family my love on this 10th anniversary. He was a great great guy!
— Kim Tierney
Posted: September 12, 2011, 2:02 pm

We received a 20 dollar bill with this website and tribute to Officer Glen Pettit. What he and other officers did was to be commended and passed to generations forever. We put our zip on the bill and passed it along for others to see.
— Don & Susan Heflin
Posted: October 17, 2011, 8:23 pm

I received a $1 bill with Officer Pettit name on it with a short message honoring him as a NYC angel! Along with this website address. Ironically, I will be visiting NYC today...(A week after receiving the bill as a tip). I will surely have Officer Pettit in my heart and my thoughts during my visit to the WTC Memorial! Thank you to him and the many others who sacrificed their lives for so many others. You will NEVER be forgotten!!
— Marla
Posted: October 30, 2011, 7:35 am

I met Glen when I was working in the Police Academy. Glen was always seen throughout the building, especially on the fourth floor where his office was. It was nice to stop and talk to Glen to find out what he was up to. He had a very kind heart and would go out of his way for anyone. When I asked him if he could get me a video he said he could. The next day it was on my desk. That's just the kind of person Glen was and who I keep within my heart. We parted ways that day and never did I think it would be our last encounter. Until we meet again Glen. I'll never forget you.
— Kathleen Curnyn
Posted: February 3, 2012, 6:29 pm

I received a $20.00 U.S. bill from a bank machine in Del Ray Florida. It had this website written on it hence my finding out who Glen Pettit is and was. My condolences to his family, friends and colleagues. I wonder who took the time to write the note on the $20. I will always remember where I was on Sept 11/2011 (Scarborough, Ontario, Canada). Again my condolences, from a Canadian on vacation, Marianne. p.s. I will put the bill into circulation again somewhere on my journey back north and we'll see where she lands. :) I will
— Marianne Ekubor
Posted: February 11, 2012, 4:42 pm

I should have added today is Feb 11/2012. Del Ray, Florida Marianne from Canada. Also,the bill # is EL79870129A and I live at a house with the #129. There's a touch of irony!
— Marianne Ekubor
Posted: February 11, 2012, 4:47 pm

My father gave my siblings and I dollar bills for our church donation.My brother passed me a dollar with "NYPD ANGEL GLEN PETTIT 9/11" written on it. I put the dollar in the donation basket, which will be given to the poor. -thank you for being a hero and now an angel, NYPD ANGEL Glen Pettit ! --camille NY
— camille
Posted: March 6, 2012, 7:21 pm

9/11 Memorial Bracelet. I bought 2 bracelets shortly after 9/11. I didnt request a certain was Stephen LaMancia of Cantor Fitzerald and I have since contacted his family and after 11 yrs of wearing this bracelet, have returned it to his family. My second bracelet belongs to Glen K. Pettit NYPD. I wore both of them for a full year after 9/11 and then on the anniversary each year for a full day. I guess that I feel that if his family would like to have this, I will send it to you. I am a genuine person, with a heart. You may go to Stephen's site as well to see that I am very honest and this is not a hoax by any means. If you would like to have this bracelet as well, please just contact me. Thank you and Bless you Barbara
— Barbara Eberly
Posted: September 11, 2012, 2:48 am

I had the honor of participating in the San Diego tower climb in honor of Glen's sacrifice. His spirit will forever be a part of our appreciation for our country.
— Anna Slaby
Posted: September 15, 2012, 1:14 pm

I was given a dollar bill with Never Forget NYC Police Officer Glen K. Petit, badge # 3815. At first it brought a moment of sadness but knowing that this bill will be a source to assure that Officer Pettit or 9/11 will not be forgotten made me feel good. I will be spending this dollar bill today and hope that the next person that gets it will respond.
— Trina Walton
Posted: February 28, 2013, 11:48 am

Today I went to an ATM and one of the $20 had this web site on it and this officers name on it. I said a prayer for this name and his family right then and there. I started crying. Thank you to whoever wrote that on the bill. It reminded me how we all have something that day but some gave all.
— Brian Sypniewski
Posted: March 22, 2013, 5:53 pm

I got the dollar at Munnerlyn's ice cream shop in Pine Grove, CA! I'm sure Glen would have loved there I've cream, it's the best in the world!
— Stew
Posted: April 30, 2013, 2:01 pm

You are thought about and prayed for everyday. Rest in Peace Glen.
— Tommy
Posted: September 11, 2013, 7:13 am

You are thought about and prayed for everyday. Rest in Peace Glen.
— Tommy
Posted: September 11, 2013, 7:14 am

Today I went and saw your flag and heard your name called. I close my eyes and I see your smile. I cry cause I relive the video from that day. I wish you could see how much I've grown and how happy you'd be that I want to be a police officer. I love you glenn and miss you dearly
— Antonette Onorato
Posted: September 11, 2013, 11:21 am

Glenn and I worked together when he was a photographer at News 12 Long Island. We spent many weekends covering stories and this is the first time that I am learning that he lost his life with a camera in his hand and his heart in the right place. He was a good guy and he will be forever missed.
— Beni Kurian
Posted: September 11, 2013, 7:22 pm

Dearest Glen - Uncle Johnny did good yesterday at Ground Zero. He read your name aloud and was able to share his love for you with all those who gathered to remember their own. We felt your presence throughout the day. Happy to read that all those dollar bills are circulating around the country. We will never forget your bright smile, shining blue eyes, and passion for life.
— Aunt Barbara
Posted: September 12, 2013, 2:04 pm

I received a $20 bill from the ATM and it had a note stating, Never forget New York City police officer Glenn K.Pettit. I was compelled to search the website to leave a message to his family and friends. Know that his spirit I'll recirculate the $20 from my home, and I will add my state MD on the back of the bill.
— Monique
Posted: September 27, 2013, 8:24 pm

I received a $20 bill from the ATM and it had a note stating, Never forget New York City police officer Glenn K.Pettit. I was compelled to search the website to leave a message to his family and friends. Know that his spirit I'll recirculate the $20 from my home, and I will add my state MD on the back of the bill.
— Monique
Posted: September 27, 2013, 8:25 pm

I also received a $20 bill today with "never forget officer Glen K. Pettit. 9-11-01." Naturally, I googled the name and came across this website. Receiving this $20 bill made me pause and reflect on that day. I am very thankful for all of those who protect and serve our country. Thank you, Officer Glen K. Pettit. May you rest with angels.
— Stephanie (OH)
Posted: April 10, 2014, 9:38 pm

On 4/2/2014, I met Glen's uncle John at Harrahs in Las Vegas. We shared a great conversation about Glen and also about our son who passed away. John, my wife & I all had a cry while we finished our drink and he had his fried bologna sandwich. What an amazing man! I was blessed to receive a $1 bill from John with Glen's information on it. I will never spend this money and will keep it around to remember John by. May our paths cross again my friend! God bless you and all that you do to keep Glen's memory alive!
— Dale Felton
Posted: April 11, 2014, 2:37 pm

I miss glen so much he was my neighbor when I was little he would never be forgotten we all miss u and love you love tara and family
— Tara Kelly
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:26 am

I do not know Office Glen Pettit either but received a dollar bill with his information on it as well that led me to this website. I believe I received this dollar when given change from a purchase in Westbury, NY. This shows how the world comes full circle as I was there for 9-11 and worked on Fulton Street, a block away from the towers. I will never forget that day as if it happened yesterday nor anyone who helped in anyway including Office Pettit. People may be gone but their spirits are never forgotten...
— Naiima
Posted: June 17, 2014, 3:42 pm

I did not know officer Glen Pettit. I was given change from a CVS in Huntingdon Valley Pa. with a dollar bill withthis information to never forget this angel from 9/11. We will always remember the horrific way our hero's had passed from this earth. May we never experience this again! Given to me 9/9/14 very close to that very fateful day.
— Deborah Arehart
Posted: September 9, 2014, 12:59 pm

Wow I can't believe it's been 13 years. It was like yesterday o was standing there looking at that bright smile. I've grown so much since everything has happen. I just hope you can watch and see. I will never forget you and the courage you had. You didn't have to be there that day but you were. Thank you for everything you ever did and if your listening. I love you and miss you dearly.
— Antonette Onorato
Posted: September 10, 2014, 12:44 pm

Glen not a day goes by I don't think of you guys. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: September 11, 2014, 4:30 am

Glen was a student in my Earth Science class at Ronkonkoma Junior High School. He always had a smile and a positive attitude that I will NEVER forget.
— Steve Shydo
Posted: September 11, 2014, 9:57 am

I went to the ATM this morning to take a money for my rent. I was laying across my bed going over my budget when I came across a $20 bill with writing on it. It read around the border, "Never forget NYC police officer Glen K. Pettit 09-11-01 #3815 WTC HERO NY 11514 12-02-11. 23 angels." I probably read it 5 times before I went to the website written in the corner. The reviews for the man named on this bill are tear jerking. I was in 7th grade when the attacks occurred. It was mind blowing. Something I had a difficulty in grasping. I live in Dallas, Tx & have can't even imagine where this bill stemmed from and whose hands it touched. Part of me wants to spend it so it can continue on it's journey and bring awareness to others, while the other part of me wants to keep it, because for some reason, God put in route to my ATM to come into my hands and my life. Thank you all for what you've done and may the rest of the fallen continue to rest peacefully. Larin, 9-19-14
— Larin Wells
Posted: September 19, 2014, 10:20 am

I got change back from a store i recently visited and from one of the dollars bills i received i saw "Never Forget NYC P.O Glen K. Pettit and this website so i thought i should check it out and i am glad i got this dollar so i could learn about what a Great person you were and i too shall truly never forget you R.I.P my hero. For the sake of someone else finding this dollar bill and learning what i have learned i will use it at the bank so the circulation will continue
— Wasiu Adeyeye
Posted: October 6, 2014, 2:04 am

I just received a dollar bill with officer Glen K Pettit on 10/10/2014 in jupiter FL. I'm just a kid who took for granted being an American but seeing all these posts about officer Pettit has really opened my eyes to how many people have died for our country! Thank you Pettit family for putting this 1.00 bill in circulation. It has touched me deeply and brought me to tears. Thank you officer Pettit for sacrificing your life for our country!!!!He and all the people who died for our country will never be forgotten. God bless America!!
— James
Posted: October 10, 2014, 8:37 am

I received a $20 bill in change at my local supermarket today in South Pasadena, CA. Glen's info was written on the bill along with this website address. From many of the comments here, I see he was a great guy...and gone way too soon.
— Garrett
Posted: February 7, 2015, 9:00 pm

i rcvd a 1$ bill tonighte i live in fayetteville,ga it had all the info about officer Pettit my heart broke 9-11-01 as i watched this on tv MY heart goes out to those families and all those brave men & women who lost there lives that horrible day GOD has them all now .thank you lori farr
— lori farr
Posted: February 20, 2015, 11:30 pm

SENT BY PERSONAL MAIL AND EMAIL The Glen K. Pettit Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Thomas and Jane Wixted Ms. Tara Felice Ms. Deirdre Pettit-Kroupa Mr. Neil Pettit Mr. Thomas Wixted Mr. Joseph Wixted c/o Sands Point P.B.A. PO Box 704 Sands Point, NY 11050 The NYC Police Academy PO Glen K Pettit Memorial FOP Lodge 235 130-30 28th Ave College Point, NY 11354 718-670-9241 Dear Mrs. and Mr. Wixted and Glen's entire family, My name is Noah Talavera-Greenberg. I am writing to you to humbly introduce myself and thank you for the tremendous and unexpected honor of being awarded a scholarship in Glen's name at the Eastern-Suffolk BOCES graduation ceremony on June 11th, 2015. Because the Glen K. Pettit Memorial Scholarship is such a personal and meaningful expression of your love for Glen, I wanted to properly respect his legacy by learning as much as I could about him and his life before contacting you in this regard. I am so glad that I did. Not only was Glen a hero when faced with extraordinary circumstances, but the outporing of emotion and love from so many people whose lives he touched clearly shows that he was extraordinary in everyday life as well. The enormity of Glen's accomplishments. and how so much of his success flourished from his education at BOCES, makes my time there even more significant in retrospect. During my last two years as a student in the Media Production Program, I had no idea that I was sharing the same experiences and interests with such a good man and true hero. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to learn about your son, brother and friend. Thank you for this kind, generous scholarship, which will allow me to further explore a passion for the art of digital media that Glen and I have in common. I will be entering Suffolk County Community College this September and then transferring to Stony Brook University to matriculate with a B.A. major in General Theater Arts and a Digital Arts minor. As I move on in life, with the lessons I've learned at BOCES and beyond, I will think about Police Officer Glen Kerrin Pettit, his loving family and your special outreach in his name. I promise to do justice to Glen's memory by aspiring to follow in his footsteps and be the best man and most dedicated professional I can possibly be. Most importantly, I will tell people all about him so that they too can appreciate his life as I do. Thank you again for everything. Very best regards, Noah Talavera-Greenberg Westhampton Beach High School Eastern-Suffolk BOCES Digital Media and Television Production 2014-2015 Glen K. Pettit Memorial Scholarship Recipient
— Noah Talavera-Greenberg
Posted: June 25, 2015, 3:58 pm

even though i never met you with all the storys that the family tells about you, you seem like an amazing outstanding person. my middle name is after you. Kylie Glen. My dad is your brother and he loves and misses you so much. my brother loves and misses you aswell. i wish i could have met you Uncle Glen. You went to my elementary school, Middle school, and the high school i will be attending. I love you Uncle Glen, 9/11/01
— Kylie, Patrick, and Joseph Wixted
Posted: September 12, 2015, 9:11 pm

My son received some change from a 20.00 bill and he gave me this one dollar bill and it had Never forget NYC Police Officer Glenn Pettit 9-11-01 We are located in Charleston West Virginia but have been to NYC a few times I looked up this website and just wanted to share this in hopes whoever wrote this sees this post and know we will never forget any of the heroes or victims that lost their lives that tragic day.GOD BLESS YOU!!!
— Kristi
Posted: December 12, 2015, 8:17 pm

Received dollar bill in memory of this hero 14 years seems like yesterday I hope whoever wrote on it sees my post.I am from Charleston West Virginia, we will never forget 9/11 all the heroes or victims, GOD BLESS YOU!!!
— Kristi
Posted: December 12, 2015, 8:24 pm

I came across a $1 bill while at work in Las Vegas which lead me to this website. Whoever did this is truly keeping the memory of this man alive while spreading his story to the uninformed. God Bless from Las Vegas.
— Vito
Posted: January 27, 2016, 9:38 am

I came across a $1 bill in Millville, NJ with the information about Officer Glen Pettit. He will always be remembered as a true hero. May he rest in peace.
— Donna DuBrink
Posted: March 19, 2016, 9:49 pm

I came across officers Pritts page by a video I watched on YouTube. May he rest in peace. Thank you for your hard work and dedication.
— Jackie Delgado
Posted: September 10, 2016, 2:57 am

I don't know officer Pettit. Our condolences to officer Pettit's family and all the men & women that protect our city. We were vacationing in Turks & Caicos my children was playing with the video gaming machines and an employee gave my daughter Mackayla a us $1.00 bill for good luck not knowing she is an American and a born New Yorker. We automatically thought about the circle of life. Officer Pettit is probably Mackayla's guardian angel!
— Stacy S
Posted: June 19, 2017, 10:39 pm



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