Name : Lozada, Irma 

Rank: P.O.

Shield #: 4721 Command: Transit District 33
Date of Death: 1984-09-21   Cause of Death: Shot-Robbery arrest
     
 Officer Lozada was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect. She and her partner were in plainclothes patrolling the L Line when they witnessed a suspect snatch a piece of jewelry. The officers gave chase but were split up. Officer Lozada's body was found three hours later in a parking lot. She had been shot in the head with her own weapon while attempting to make an arrest. The suspect was later apprehended and sentenced to 32 1/2 years in prison.

Officer Lozada was the first female officer to be killed in the line of duty in New York City. She was sworn into the NYC Transit Police in October 1981, she was one month shy of 3 years of service. Irma Lozada was 25 years old.
  
 
     
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I was in Irma's academy class and we worked our first assignments in Brooklyn's Dist 33. Her shield # was 4721, not the one you have posted. I will remember that day always, over the radio, they called her shield # hundreds of times. Please fix the #.
— Barry Kucher

I car-pooled with Irma while we were in the Transit Police Academy on 155 St. & 8 Ave. in Manhattan. She was a pleasure to work with and will never be forgotten
— Det. jimmy Velasquez

All of us who worked with "Fran", as we knew her, will never forget her. she was as tough as she was a beautiful girl who left us all much too soon. That day, that scene will forever be burned into my memory, I , all who knew her and the City of New York will forever miss her. R.I.P Dear Fran!
— Bill Cox

I was 14 years old when Irma was killed. I didn't know her as a NYPD officer. I knew her as a beautiful young woman who was truly a shining light to all around her. She lived in my building in NYC and to this day I remember her and still mourn her loss as tragic and hard to believe. I had only spoken to her a few times and each time was like magic for me. If you knew Irma, you knew how beautiful she was...Inside & out, kind and at the same time she was no push-over. Irma gave her life for the safety and goodwill of NYC. She truly is an NYPD ANGEL. RIP
— Phil Paul Call

My name is Thomas Carrera. My father Vincent T. Carrera arrested Darryl Jeter. My father died on 5/7/04. My father was so proud to be the arresting Det. on her case. As she laid in that lot he knelt down beside her and promised her he would find the person who did this to her. He then called home to say he will not be home until he found his man. after an intense investagation he found him and got a full confession. He loved Irma even though she was in heaven when he met her. We spoke of her and the case often. His ending words were always "Irma Lozada Rest in Peace"
— Thomas Carrera

Irma, you will live forever in the hearts every New York City cop who walks down an alley alone in search of a perp. You may have lost your own battle that day, but it could have happened to any of us. Thank you for everything you gave for the city; we can never repay you, but we will carry on the fight on your behalf. We can only hope to be as brave and poised as you were. See you at the end of tour.
— Brandon
Posted: July 28, 2010, 12:12 pm

Check out: www.bluewallnypd.com We honor Irma on this Web site on the 10-13 Officer down section: The concrete jungle.
— Joe Sanchez Picon

I was one of "Fran's" Sergeants in District #33 when she was killed. It was my responsibility to identify her body the next day and the Bellevue Morgue. It was not only the hardest day of my career...it was also the saddest. The memory of making this identification is forever burned into my mind but the memory of her beauty, sweet personality and dedication to duty will also stay with me forever.
— Richard Vasconi

We were cousins and shared a number of summers, as kids, in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. She played hide and seek with a passion, and was fierce when it was her turn to seek. It was no suprise to learn she would become a cop. We love her and miss her.
— Wilhelm Figueroa

On September 21, 1984 I was assigned to the 83rd Precinct Detective Squad when Irma Lozada was killed in the line of duty. That evening I met Detective Vincent Carrera from the Transit District and was assigned to work with him on this case. After working several days with the help of all the Detectives from the 83rd Detective Unit & the Transit District, we were able to apprehend Darryl Jeter for this terrible crime, we obtained a full confession and Officer Lozada's weapon was found in Darryl Jeter's apartment. I want to say that myself and Detective Carrera became very good friends after that incident & stayed friends until his death in 2004. Irma Lozada and Vincent Carrera REST IN PEACE.
— Detective Gary Cardi

I met Irma just once in Manhattan as she was coming home from the Police Academy. We talked for maybe 10 minutes and she left such a pleasant impression that has always stayed with me to this day. Rest In Peace.
— Det Harry Hom (Ret)

I remember this police officer very well from my high school days. I attended Brooklyn Automotive which was on the bedford ave L line.This police officer was beautiful woman. she could have easily been a model. I remember her checking train passes after school. We were tough punks back in those days,and we sometimes challanged the male cops. But this officer stood out because she was never intimidated by any of us, plus she very beautiful. She stood strong and took no crap.You dont find cops like that any more God bless her and may she rest in peace Im sorry to learn what happen to her.
— Concerned Citizen

On 09/21/84 I was a Probationary Police Officer being trained at the NYPD Academy on 20th street in NYC. We were in the gym doing some drills and we were suddenly told to take a seat. The instructor, Officer Washington of the Housing Authority Police Department advised us that Officer Lozada had been killed. There was total silence. I will never forget that moment. Though I never knew Officer Lozada, her death had a great impact on me. The following day, Officer Lozada's photo was on the front page of the Daily News. That evening I saw a news clip which showed people actually cheering as Officer Lozada's body was being removed from the scene! I could not believe how cruel these people were! It is now over 18 years later and I still remember this tragedy. She died so bravely, yet so viciously at the hands of a brutal murderer. Officer Lozada sacrificed her life for a community that did not appreciate her sacrifice. In addition I honor the great work of the Detectives named on this site for their great perseverance in arresting Daryl Jeter. Rest in peace, in a special place Officer Lozada. God bless you and your family. Andy Canepa
— Trooper Andrew Canepa

When this officer was killed in the line of duty, I was a young girl attending high school.. I would take the j train into the city and would always see her at the E.N.Y. train station on post. Her death had a big impact on me. I looked up to her, I thought she served as a great model for women. I was very saddened by the tragedy. May she rest in peace and God Bless Her.
— Annette

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: November 7, 2006, 7:50 am

E evidente che il luogo e stato fatto dalla persona che realmente conosce il mestiere! http://www.paradistc.org/napoli
— napoli
Posted: March 13, 2007, 12:15 pm

I currently work at the 83rd Precinct which is where Irma was murdered. I did not know her but I constantly keep her in my thoughts every time I pass the area where she was assasinated. I always let the younger officers who drive me know about her sacrifice and the location where she died so that her memory will live in the next generation of MOS that pass through the Precinct. My thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family.
— Sgt Ray Hawkins
Posted: May 15, 2007, 3:27 pm

GOD BLESS IRMA LOZADA, REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND.
— Anthony Carollo
Posted: August 27, 2007, 7:51 pm

I WORKED WITH IRMA AT DISTRICT 33, SHE WAS VERY BEAUTIFUL, FRIENDLY AND A GOOD COP. WHEN SHE FRIST ARRIVED AT DISTRICT 33 MANY OF US WONDERED IF SHE COULD HANDLE HERSELF ON THE JOB. ONE DAY I WAS HAVING A ROUGH TIME MAKING AN ARREST; I WAS LOSING THE BATTLE AND TO MY RELIEF IRMA CAME TO MY ASSITANCE AND HELPED ME CUFF THE SUSPECT. SHE WAS FORCEFUL, STRONG, AND COURAGEOUS. SHE DID NOT HESITATE TO HELP ME. SHE PROVED TO OTHERS AND I THAT SHE COULD HANDLE HERSELF. I HAD THE HONOR TO WORK WITH HER IN ANTI-CRIME WHERE WE BECAME FRIENDS. ON THE DAY SHE WAS KILLED, I WAS OFF DUTY. WHEN I GOT THE PHONE CALL, LIVING TEN MINUTES FROM THE DISTRICT, I WENT TO OFFER MY HELP ALONG WITH MANY OTHER OFFICERS. SOME PEOPLE WERE CRYING AND OTHERS WERE MAD AS HELL. I WENT DOWN TO THE CRIME SCENE WHERE A GRID SEARCH WAS IN PROGRESS. MANY OFFICERS, BOSSES, AND THE MEDIA WERE THERE; IT WAS A BIG CRIME SCENE. IRMA'S TRUE STORY HAS NEVER BEEN TOLD; MAYBE SOME DAY IT WILL. IT TOOK HOURS TO FIND HER BODY. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HER FOR I TOO SHED MANY TEARS ON THAT DAY AND EVEN NOW I CHOKE UP SOMETIMES. MAY SHE REST IN GOD'S HAND AND LOOK AFTER US ALL. RETIRE DET/SGT TONY HERNANDEZ
— Antonio
Posted: December 3, 2007, 7:05 pm

Rest in peace Franny. T. H.
— Thomas Hess
Posted: December 3, 2007, 5:15 pm

Officer Lozada was killed before I became a Transit Officer in District 34, but I remember seeing her picture at the District everytime I entered. May she rest in peace.
— Ed Mignone
Posted: December 12, 2007, 2:31 pm

I've been researching Officer Lozada's life as a Transit Officer and the brutal way she was murdered. I've left several reflections on OfficerDown.com. After reading numerous reflections from people who knew her, I feel a kind of closeness to her. Strong, beautiful and a no nonsense type of person is what I have read. I am so sorry that she had to endure the brutality of another person's hatred but I know that she's one of God's top Leuitenants in Heaven. I never knew Officer Lozada but do know she was a loving, caring and dedicated person who makes me want to be a better person. Her life may have been cut short but she touched me as well as many other people and she accomplished alot in her life. MAY GOD BLESS OFFICER IRMA LOZADA.
— Pfc. Denny Washington#1714
Posted: January 15, 2009, 4:26 pm

I know about Irma through my father who graduated from the police academy with her. He remembers her as a wonderful person. I'm a writing major at the University of Tampa, and I would like to write Irma's story for my Historical Narrative and Biographies class. If you read this and you would like to contribute to my research, please email me at ErinP3@aol.com. Any stories or information would be helpful. I think Irma deserves her story told to anyone who will hear it. My deepest respect and blessings are with her and her family.
— Erin
Posted: February 16, 2009, 4:42 pm

We all still miss you Irma. Rest in peace.
— Joe Hannigan
Posted: May 20, 2009, 4:52 pm

I never met P.O. Lozada, I was assigned out to the academy to TD33 almost 18 years after her tragic passing. My 1st memory of entering TD33 for my first ever tour, was the large memorial plaque and photo of her that greeted me at the door. We (new arrival rookies) were directed to suit up and wait for our FTO's in the muster room. My 1st question to my FTO was about Officer Lozada. He had worked with her and told me the entire story of her career and service leading up to the tragic day. I took Her spirit with me each and every time I went out on Patrol, God bless and rest in peace always.
— Mad Dog
Posted: July 17, 2009, 6:00 pm

I was a young rookie Officer assigned to the 30 Pct in Manhattan when PO Irma Lozada lost her life at the hands of a total dirtbag. Off-duty I attended her wake and on-duty, I was assigned to the Pct. detail for her funeral which was at the Upper West Side near her home. I will never forget the Inspector's Funeral for a true hero in every sense of the word. That year was a bad year to be a New York City Cop, because a few other cops also lost their lives to cold-hearted killers. PO Angel Negrin (Ret)
— Angel Negrin
Posted: July 18, 2009, 8:34 pm

Irma was in the Transit Police Academy class that was a few months in front of my own. She earned the reputation of being a conscientious, hard charging police officer, at a time when female officers were still viewed with a little trepidation. I remember her funeral, with blocks and blocks of police officers from around the country (She was the first female officer killed in the line of duty in New York State.) All of us Transit Police Officers stood directly in front of the church. I watched as her family piled into the limousine, the plaintive strains of "Amazing Grace" played by the pipers. We saluted our slain comrade and her mother turned to us and mouthed through the glass, "God Bless you all." I couldn't contain my tears. that moment will forever be burned into my memory. I will never forget her sacrifice and every police officer, particularly every female officer, must never forget that sacrifice so many years ago. Rest easy...
— Guy Sanders
Posted: September 2, 2009, 1:27 pm

I was working that awful night and also remember Central calling Irms'a shield number over and over. I sat next to her in the "Harlem" police academy and will never forget her.
— Retired PO#4722
Posted: January 10, 2010, 10:45 pm

I have never been on the website before, and just went on it today because of a book I read. The book called "Cops" told of a story about a first female transit cop that was killed. I wasnt sure that the stories in the book were real or not; but I know now that it was real. I am so sorry to hear about Officer Lozada's death. She was a great cop from what I have read so far. Ironically, I am now a transit cop myself. I did not know how dangerous it was to be a transit cop until I became one. I retired in 2006 from being a municipal cop in a California city and moved to the midwest and became a transit cop. I hope the public knows that dealing with the "public" especially now with the recession is so hard now. Everyone seems to have "problems" and being a cop now is soo much more dangerous. Irma, you have made me proud to be a cop. God bless you and your family forever. RIP
— Terri Davis-Cole
Posted: February 27, 2010, 1:06 pm

This Tuesday 9/21/2010 Will be 26 years... I remember hearing the news about officer Lozada; I was on the canarsie line commuting to work. My good friend Richie Rivera (who was also a transit officer) spoke very highly of her and called her a true professional...God has a special place for Irma. RIP Abe Narvaez
— Abraham Narvaez
Posted: September 16, 2010, 2:31 pm

I became a New York State Peace Officer one year after NYPD Officer Irma Lozada tragically lost her life. Like most everyone else here in NYC, whether you were in law enforcement or simply a concerned citizen that horrible day, you couldn't help but feel a huge sense of personal loss and pain over this tragedy. I've since moved on with my life career wise. But I've never forgotten her... nor other fellow brothers and sisters who've courageously given their lives so that we can all continue to have a better quality of life. We love & miss you very much, Officer Irma Lozada. May you always R.I.P.
— George Penon
Posted: March 8, 2011, 11:30 pm

I never thought I w3as going to be the one to write your eulogy. Will always be remembered. Rest in peace. Aunt Esther
— Esther Lozada
Posted: April 3, 2011, 5:54 pm

Irma was my little sister. R.I.P. I have fotos of her during her childhood anyone interested just e-mail me. pete123pr@yahoo.com
— Pete Lozada
Posted: May 5, 2011, 11:52 am

I remember when you died hearing about it in the muster room at NSU-14 in Brooklyn! You didn't die in vane, your death affected me as it did other cops,which made us all better cops.
— POJohn Giordano (RET)
Posted: June 18, 2011, 1:42 pm

Ill never forget when my partner called me the morning after our midnight shift in bklyn north and told me to look at the front page of the post.we had just been at the myrtle and wycoff diner night before with her and her partner getting coffee and sharing a few bklyn north war stories. RIP
— Harry
Posted: August 15, 2011, 3:16 pm

I was a sergeant in the Transit PD (Dist 12) when PO Lozada was brutally murdered. Although we never met, I felt a deep, personal loss as did everyone in the TPD, NYPD and law enforcement in general. I'll never forget the funeral at Holy Name Church on the upper west side, it was the largest turnout I had ever seen before or since (and tragically I have been dozens of police funerals).RIP, Irma, you truly are NYPD Angel.
— Robert Davan
Posted: August 16, 2011, 1:24 am

i was her friend the night she got killed i was a conductor on the fourteen street conarsie line she had told me i will see you in the crew room for lunch she was with here partner i told here i will see you later thats the last time i seen her alive she was the love of my life what a warm person where lost and angel but god has gained one my regrets to all here friends and family love always joey
— joe mekich
Posted: August 17, 2011, 2:04 am

27 Years later, Irma is still in our hearts and always will be. Anthony Bravata - Retired Lt.
— Anthony Bravata
Posted: September 10, 2011, 7:17 am

I didn't know her. But I heard so much about her here at Transit District 33. How unfortunate that happened to her. So very sad for her family,friends & co-workers to lose someone to that senseless violence that still goes on today! No one especially someone who is fighting crime should have to ever go through that! May Irma Lozada rest in eternal peace.
— Kim
Posted: September 21, 2011, 12:41 pm

Irma we went to school together we lived together we. Were a couple you told me you wanted to leave your mark on this earth I did not want this kind of Mark for you . I will always love you. God keep Irma in your good grace for all eternity.
— george perez
Posted: October 27, 2011, 8:02 pm

Dear God in heaven pleace keep Irma safe she is a lovely child
— george perez
Posted: October 27, 2011, 9:13 pm

I'm sorry for everything that has happen to you I wish I could bring you back I love you for all my life
— george
Posted: November 9, 2011, 8:43 pm

Tony "The Marine" Santiago and I have made sure that Police Officer Irma Lozada's bio was posted on Wikipedia. She is also posted on my Website www.bluewallnypd.com on the NYPD page 10-13 Officer Down. May the Good Lord Jesus Christ hold her close to His Bosom
— Joe Sanchez
Posted: November 11, 2011, 1:35 am

I met Irma the day we were sworn in, and we had lunch together with another new recruit. I got to know her a little better while we were in the academy. I lost contact with her after graduation because I was assigned to a different command and then eventually rolled over to the NYPD. She was an incredibly smart and capable young woman with unlimited potential. I was working a 4X12 up in the Bronx when I got word of what had happened. I shed tears as I remembered her. Years later I was assigned to different commands in Brooklyn North in a variety of ranks which caused me to pass through the 83 regularly, even doing a stint in the 83 itself, over the many years that followed I would always remember her when I passed the terrible place where she lost her life way too soon. Each and every time I passed I would feel the same way as I did when I first heard that she was murdered. If she is looking down on this board and reading all the knid thoughts that people have posted I want her to know that she is always in my thoughts and prayers.
— John
Posted: November 16, 2011, 4:53 pm

I first met fran when I was a kid. I was a member of the Guardian Angels at the time. One night I was a East New York train staion. And someone was on the tracks. I ran over and jump on to the track to get the guy. Her partner showed up and jumped in also. We picked the guy up and got him back on the platform and she took him from there. But got upset with me cause I jumped in the tracks and told me if i wanted to be useful become an auxillary then I`ll have the proper training. After she died i did exactly that and for some reason my first sheild # was 4621. Some years later I joined the Army and became an MP. I just want to say thank you Fran for telling me off and setting me straight.
— Hector Castro
Posted: November 27, 2011, 8:53 pm

Merry Christmas Irma I'll never forget you from your x and friend for ever George
— george perez
Posted: December 23, 2011, 4:25 pm

Dear Irma I know that your in a better place no one can hurt you there I always knew you would be someone and you always will be u became cop and I became a father of six children all my kids are as smart ass you I pray to God that when I meet my maker I get to see you one more time love always George
— george perez
Posted: December 23, 2011, 9:38 pm

I was 18 years old on a Northbound L train reading about the Murder of PO Irma Lozada as the train passed by Wilson Ave and it's a story I never forgot. As a member of District 33 every time I walk into the District I am reminded of Irma as I walk by her Memorial plaque. Irma was the First female Police officer to lose her life in the line of duty in NYC. That is why I have made it my mission to have the street in front of the Distrct named "IRMA LOZADA WAY". This in my opinion is Way Past due.It is important that we never forget this Brave Officer who gave her life protecting the citizens of this great city of ours. There is a chance that this could be accomplished sooner than later. Anyone who worked with and new Irma and any Family member of Irma interested in attending this future event please contact me at either Dist 33 or via my E-Mail. Rest In Peace Irma. Even though I never new you, I have never forgotten you.
— Efren Torres
Posted: June 14, 2012, 10:50 pm

Today, Tuesday, October 02, 2012, a bill was signed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg of the City of New York that will rename a street in Brooklyn in her honor. The Lozada family is proud to call her one of our own.
— Wilhelm Figueroa
Posted: October 2, 2012, 12:16 pm

I am a former member of the NYPD that worked most of my career in the 73rd Precinct. When I first met Irma, she was a civilian employee working at the Police Academy. To meet Irma was to love her because beneath her amazing external beauty, was one of the most decent human beings I've ever met. I remember the day she was hired and how happy she was--she always wanted to be a police officer. I will never forget the day I learned of her passing and how this saddened me. To be drawn to this web site almost 30 years after her death is testimony as to how special she was and how she lives on through the people that she touched. Rest in peace always and may God bless her family! Retired MOS, James R. D'Alesandro (jdalesandro@sfscapital.com)
— James D'Alesandro
Posted: October 12, 2012, 1:00 pm

A FALLEN ANGEL REMEMBERED Please join the members of Transit District 33 and the family of Police Officer Irma Lozada on November 10, 2012 at 11:00 am for the street renaming of Van Sinderen Avenue to Irma Lozada Way located in front of Transit District 33 ( Fulton Street and Van Sinderen Avenue) Officer Lozada was the first female officer to be killed in the line of duty in New York City. She was assigned to Transit District 33 and served with the New York City Transit Police Department for four years. Officer Lozada and her partner were in plainclothes patrolling the L Line when they witnessed a suspect snatch a piece of jewelry. The officers gave chase but were split up. While trying to apprehend the suspect Officer Lozada was fatally shot. Officer Lozada's body was found three hours later in a parking lot. The 19 year-old suspect was later apprehended, convicted of second degree murder, and sentenced to 32 1/2 years to life in prison. It is requested that all members of service appear in full Dress Uniform. For further information please contact Transit District 33 at (718) 345-6965
— Scott olenick
Posted: October 18, 2012, 11:12 am

Rest in peace Irma. My brother was an NYPD police officer so I know the dangers police officers encounter daily.
— Zaida
Posted: November 10, 2012, 4:40 pm

I was Dist 23 buff, and met Irma once when I was on Train Patrol with a regular Transit Officer taking a ride to Jay Street Boro Hall. I was only 17. I literally sgut down when I heard what happened to her. I only met her once but she was "family" to other MOF's. I was able to be a the street renaming outside Dist 33 on November 10, 2012. I will aways remember her. I still cry thinking about her risking her life to protect those in the subway. I hated the merge and will always be a devout TPD buff. I love you Irma.....may God continue blessing your mom and may you forever Rest in Peace!!
— Willie
Posted: November 10, 2012, 10:04 pm

As a kid I remember going to that station. I remember seeing cops. I always admired cops. I may have seen her or not. But my dad just recently passed away. I remember that long staircase and him telling me to always respect cops. I was a member of the NYC auxiliary police with the housing bureau. I now have a new hero. May she rest in peace.
— mario T
Posted: December 2, 2012, 6:57 am

God bless a true angel. I never knew her, but I remember seeing it on the news. we should never forget Irma may you RIP and may god bless you and your family.
— Jolie figueroa
Posted: January 8, 2013, 6:11 pm

Although many years have passed, she is not forgotten. She will always be remembered. May she rest in peace.
— Frank Gildea
Posted: May 12, 2013, 5:52 pm

What happen to you was really atrocious. You did not deserve that. May God bless you and your family. Rest in pease officer irma.
— jason mesidor
Posted: May 15, 2013, 12:52 am

Itís almost 30 years since we lost P.O. Irma Lozada and I still remember the day it happen. At roll call they told us she was missing and later they said she was dead. Reality set in when you hear an officer killed in the line of duty. I will always remember that day for the rest of my life. She was my comrade and I looked up to her just being a rookie myself. She would always have a place in my heart, rest in peace P.O. Lozada.
— Ret. P.O. Debra Bowman
Posted: August 2, 2013, 1:05 pm

I lived next door to Irma on Hull Avenue in Maspeth. She had such a great attitude and was a beautiful person. I attended her funeral even though we were just two people living on the same block. I'll never forget her.
— Stan Brumer
Posted: August 24, 2013, 10:36 pm

I had the opportunity to have met such a wonderful person, while on patrol in the 83rd police precinct, at times i would see her at the Knickerbocker train station on the M line. I remember as if it was today the day of the incident, i was one of the many officers that asisted in the search for Irma Lozada. she was truly an angel, always warm, and with a smile. May god have you protecting the entrance to heaven. Meeting you was something from heaven. REST IN PEACE FRAN. SGT JR
— JR
Posted: September 9, 2013, 4:55 am

PO Lozada, you made the whole city cry, you left something missing in the entire Transit Police Dept. You made grown men , some of the toughest cops in NYC cry. You are thought of everyday by those who know you and others who just know your story. Dist 33 was never the same after that day. You are missed . I pray for you and your family everyday. Rest in Peace Irma and continue to watch over those who walk their beats as proud and professionally as you. You will NEVER be forgotten.
— Tommy
Posted: September 21, 2013, 10:33 am

she waws a wonderful woman rest in peace irma god bless you my dear friend love joey
— joe mekich
Posted: November 14, 2013, 2:10 am

I wish you a marry Christmas irma my love your allways on my mind god bless you my you rest in peace
— George perez
Posted: December 25, 2013, 12:02 am

I can remember as it was yesterday when I first met Officer Lozada. I was a rookie cop in NSU 13. I was working a 4x12 in the 81PCI and it was very cold. I thought I would go up to the L line on Broadway and Quincy and get warm on the heaters. After a short time a train came in and no one got off. A few minutes later I heard foot steps coming down the stairs and there she was. She had the most beautiful set of red lips you ever saw. We spoke for a few minutes and when a train approach the station she left. The next thin I hear she was dead. I believe it was that spring or summer. Rest in peace your in a better place.
— Al Castagna
Posted: March 16, 2014, 11:38 am

30 years have past missing you very much your friend M.D 83pct #8304 i will never forget happy 55th bithday .
— m. Dibenedetto
Posted: April 23, 2014, 11:16 pm

 


 

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