Police Officer's Family thanks all who extended sympathy

The Conklin family would like to thank the staff at the Times Herald Record for your sensitivity and professionalism regarding the articles you wrote about our beloved Jason.

This has been a very difficuly time for us.  However, the love and support we have received from our family, freinds and the brotherhood of the numerous police departments helped ease our pain and enabled us to stand proud as we bid farefell to our hero.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our friends, family and the following organizations for their support, condolences and generosity they showed during our unfortunate time of need. Unfortunately, due to the amount of people who paid their respects, we regretfully apologize to anyone we overlooked.  

The following police departments : New York State Police, Troop F; Suffolk County PD; City of New Rochelle PD; City of Mount Vernon PD; City of Newburgh PD; New York City PD; City of Peekskill PD; City of Port Jervis PD; City of Yonkers PD; City of White Plains PD; Town of Blooming Grove PD; Town of Clarkstown PD; Town of Chester PD; Town of Cornwall PD; Town of Crawford PD; Town of Goshen PD; Town of Harrison PD; Town of Newburgh PD; Town of New Windsor PD; Town of Orangetown PD; Town of Ramapo PD; Town of Stony Point PD; Town of Tuxedo PD; Town of Wallkill PD; Town of Woodbury PD.

Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson PD; Village of Chester PD; Village of Goshen PD; Village of Greenwood Lake PD; Village of Harriman PD; Village of Monroe PD; Village of Piermont PD; Village of South Nyack PD; Village of Suffern PD; Village of Park Ridge (NJ) PD; Village of Spring Valley PD; Village of Washingtonville PD.

Metro-North Railroad Police; the Orange County Sheriff's Office; Putnam County Sheriff's Office; New York State Park Police; NYS Office of Court Administration; NYS Department of Conservation; Rockland County HELP; Westchester County Dept. of Public Safety.

Rockland County Emerald Society Pipe Band; Ringwood PD; City of Middletown PD; City of Beacon PD; Village of Walden PD; Town of Ulster PD; Town of Highlands PD; Village of Highland Falls PD; Town of Marlboro PD; Monroe Woodbury School District Department of Transportation; Monroe Volunteer Ambulance; Ramapo Valley Ambulance; Rockland Paramedics.

Tuxedo Fire Dept. Company's 1, 2, & 3; Tuxedo Fire Commissioners; Tuxedo Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary; Tuxedo Volunteer Ambulance; COBA; Tuxedo Town Board; Tuxedo Junction; The Corner Deli; Charilannas Restaurant; Tuxedo Post Office; the Orange County District Attorney's Office; Sen. Joseph Holland; U.S. Rep. Benjamin Gilman; Assemblywoman Nancy Calhoun; Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush; Tuxedo Sportsman Association; the Rev. and Mrs. George Langberg and family; Village of Tuxedo Park Police Department; Village of Tuxedo Park Mayor Susan Goodfellow; Sgt. Gary Vaught and Det. Robert Culhane of the Tuxedo Park Police.

A special thank-you to Chief William Bortnowsky for giving Jason the opportunity to fulfill his dream.

Sandie, Jake, and the Conklin family