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Jul 1, 2009 11:04 AMPublication: The Southampton Press

Family, friends say goodbye to Quogue Village Police officer

Jul 1, 2009 11:04 AM

Scores of people crowded into the chapel at Follett and Werner Funeral Home in Westhampton Beach on Friday morning to say goodbye to Quogue Village Police Officer Richard Kappel, a man they knew as a husband, a father and a veteran.

Mr. Kappel, 40, who was a resident of Speonk, died on Father’s Day when he lost control of a borrowed 2002 Ferrari while traveling north on Speonk-Riverhead Road in Speonk and crashed into a tree. The accident also killed 33-year-old Christian Gomez of New Hyde Park, the cousin of Mr. Kappel’s wife.

Southampton Town Police said excessive speed contributed to the accident and that neither man was wearing a seat belt. Mr. Kappel was not on duty at the time of the accident.

On Friday morning, dozens of officers from an array of police departments, including Quogue Village Police, stood outside and in the pouring rain to pay their respects. Officers with the New York City, East Hampton Town and Westhampton Beach Village police departments also stood in silence outside the Mill Road funeral home during the nearly two-hour memorial service.

Inside the funeral home, mourners spilled over into adjoining chapels, where they heard eulogies delivered over a loudspeaker. The speeches were also relayed to the police officers standing outside.

Those who spoke described Mr. Kappel, who was married with two young children, as a family man who possessed a passion for life. He was an eight-year veteran of the Quogue Village Police Department.

“[It’s] a void that will never be filled, because he is irreplaceable” Quogue Village Police Chief Robert Coughlan said during the service.

Chief Coughlan described Mr. Kappel’s interview with the department more than eight years ago. He said he had asked Mr. Kappel, who had previously served in the Air National Guard and had run several successful landscaping businesses, why an accomplished man would want to start a new career with a police department relatively late in life.

According to the police chief, Mr. Kappel explained that he had always wanted to be a police officer. “I knew... this was the guy for our department,” Chief Coughlan said.

Tim Dahlen Jr. described Mr. Kappel as a lifelong friend and a man who worked hard and played even harder. “Success for us is our family, working hard and being able to buy the next toy on our wish list,” he said.

Mr. Dahlen, who lives in East Moriches, also described the day he had to break the tragic news to Mr. Kappel’s wife, Tara, and how he vowed to watch over her two young daughters. “When the dust settles, I will always be here for your girls, forever,” he said.

Jason McMunn, a Quogue Village Police officer who also served with Mr. Kappel in the Air National Guard, described Mr. Kappel during a previous interview as a man who loved his family and the police department that he had served for nearly a decade.

“He spent 20-plus years either serving his country or serving his community,” Mr. McMunn said, adding that Mr. Kappel also served overseas during Operation Desert Storm during the 1990s.

Mr. McMunn said Mr. Kappel loved machinery and described his friend as a sports car and motorcycle enthusiast. Mr. Kappel also taught an ATV safety class to local youths through the Quogue Village Police Department. “He was really big on vehicle safety and he loved being a cop,” Mr. McMunn said.

Mr. McMunn said he had a hard time believing that Mr. Kappel was not wearing his seat belt when driving the Ferrari that he had been entrusted to look after. “It is absolutely crazy,” he said. “[His death] almost seems avoidable.”

Mr. Kappel’s father, Richard Kappel Sr., said earlier this week that he and his wife, Laura, were still grappling with the aftermath of their son’s sudden death. “Richard, as a boy and a young man, was one of the most dependable and fun loving sons you could want,” he said. “We wish no one ever has the anguish brought upon our family by this tragedy.”

Bruce Testa, a longtime friend of Mr. Kappel, offered the final words during Friday’s funeral service. He described Mr. Kappel as someone whom he had looked up to when he was a teenager, an older brother figure whose advice he always took very seriously. “I hung out with Rich every minute I could,” Mr. Testa said.

He also recalled the time that his friend first described a woman he had met who also enjoyed riding motorcycles. Mr. Testa said Mr. Kappel said the woman, who went by the name “Charlie,” was “really hot.” “I never heard him this excited about anything,” Mr. Testa recalled.

That woman, whose real name was Tara, later became Mr. Kappel’s wife.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Kappel is survived by his two young daughters. He is also survived by his parents, Richard and Laura, a sister, Suzanne, and a brother, David, all of Tennessee.

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I lived on Speonk Riverhead Rd for many, many years. Drag racing, speeding, running the stop sign was always a problem. I contacted the town many, many times. The town lowered the speed limit, put up street lighting, and put up reflectors at the end of the street to no avail. I asked for a traffic light to be put up and they said it was too much money. Occasionally they would have a patrol car sit at the north end. Why do people constantly use this road as a raceway?? WHY?? Atv's on this road are ...more
By Sam (252), Westhampton Beach on Jun 26, 09 6:10 PM
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"Sam"
You ask why??
The answer is simple
Speonk is the most Western point of Southampton Township and it is the looked at as the red headed step child and the rules are different for Speonk.Just look at speed limit they put on Rt 39 in Southampton. All so remember all the people that did not want the co-ops at the old Dragway.The town did what they wanted and approved it against the wishes of the locals and changed the zoneing to put all those units in there.
At one of ...more
By sjd (420), Westhampton Beach on Jun 26, 09 7:45 PM
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no mention of them wearing seatbelts?
By groebi33 (1), Westhampton on Jun 27, 09 1:46 AM
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To a young son reeling from the unexpected death of his father, his mother says she offers a simple consolation to the boy's broken heart:

Dad's in heaven.

Since Christian Alessi, 12, found out that his father, Christian Gomez, was killed Sunday when a Ferrari he was riding in crashed into a tree, the boy has been staring in shock outside, yearning for his father's return, said Christian's mother, Michele Alessi of West Babylon.

"He's been looking out the window and standing ...more
By hamptons surfer (79), southampton on Jun 27, 09 7:19 AM
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"Hamptons Surfer":
My point exactly. These racing stories always end up the same: irreversible prices paid.
FOLKS: PLEASE STOP RACING DOWN SPEONK RIVERHEAD ROAD! DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY TIMES THE TELEPHONE POLE AT THE CORNER HAS BEEN REPLACED? DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY PETS HAVE BEEN KILLED? DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY CHILDREN FROM THE TRAILER PARK JET OUT ONTO THE STREET ON THEIR BICYCLES? AND NOW THIS..............
By Sam (252), Westhampton Beach on Jun 27, 09 11:25 AM
Not only does this prove that Police Officers get away with alot more, but it has a tragic ending. Had they survived, would they have been issued tickets for speeding or not wearing seat belts? I don't think so. They get away with illegal u-turns - My husband almost got hit by a trooper and SH Town who did this. they get away with alot. Sorry to the family, but taking a car without permission is stealing. Would he have been charged with grand theft auto? Nope. Someone one told me that they ...more
By LovedHerTown (129), southampton on Jun 27, 09 12:04 PM
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how in gods name does this PROVE that PO'S get away with more??????? id love to know what u know that i dont!!!! and as far as taking a car without permission DO NOT believe everything u read!!! u might as well live reading the enquirer!!!! yes it was horrible but you really need to learn your FACTS before writing anything because you are WRONG on 90% of this comment!! i would love to educate you! that was very nice of you publishing what someone SAID they saw!!!! im sure that really helps the ...more
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 7:36 PM
"sam"
Everyone know this goes on but what does Southampton Town do NOTHING and it is because of that I said above.If this was going on anywere near down town Southampton you can bet your bottom it would have been stopped a long times ago , and why do the Southampton PD cars hang out or should I say hide at the hall just west of that location at that hall ???

"LoveHerTown"
You hit the nail right on the head. The Quogue PD has been known for being ...more
By sjd (420), Westhampton Beach on Jun 27, 09 8:29 PM
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You're right, 'LovedHerTown" -- except that in many instances it would be called "joy-riding."

It's still stealing, even though it was a cop.

What's odd, is that something like this usually happens with teenagers around graduation time.
By Frank Wheeler (1802), Northampton on Jun 29, 09 7:43 AM
Just don't do 45 in a 40 mph zone in Quogue ! We're all treated equal under the law, right? -What a joke !
By Bill in Riverhead (190), Riverhead on Jun 29, 09 9:59 AM
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The Quogue Police Department are notorius for stopping drivers in their
area for meaningless infractions so that they can ticket them for dwi, speeding etc. The loss of two lives in this accident and the resulting damage to families
is meaningful. However, the difference will be ignored by the Quogue judges
and police. Speeding is much more of a menace than crossing over yellow lin when going around a curve within the speed limt. I hope the Quogue Police Department learn to treat ALL ...more
By Bridget325 (27), Hampton Bays on Jun 29, 09 11:44 AM
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you need to know what your talking about before you make your stupid comments
By nunya (7), manorville on Dec 3, 09 10:50 AM
Bridget325 : I applaud the Quogue PD for pulling people over for minor things in order to get DWI drivers. I was pulled over myself one time because I unknowingly had my high beams on. I wasn't drinking so everything went fine.
Had I been drinking it would have been jail time.
I've been in several accidents over the years and none of them were my fault , they were the fault in at least one case of a drunk driver , who after the accident I called the police up and she got arrested and was ...more
By PrivateerMatt (390), Weesuck Creek , EQ on Jun 29, 09 3:52 PM
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Matt-no car going 70-80 mph leaves the scene of an accident-like most of your 164 comments-you're full of it
By EastEnd68 (888), Westhampton on Jun 29, 09 4:10 PM
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"Privateer Matt"
Like EastEnd"stated you're full of it.I look at your other comments and you were concerned that the Quogue PD had to travel to get coffee and donuts,GIVE ME A BREAK. I was riding in a car in Quogue when a cop was on the bumper of the car I was in and than the cop put his lites on my friend pulled over and when the cop could not find anything wrong he got a ticket for not putting his signal on when he was being pulled over by the cop.
I just want ...more
By sjd (420), Westhampton Beach on Jun 30, 09 11:00 AM
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I was upset that the Village of Quogue flew the flags at half mast for Officer Kappel. I don't understand how they could do this as the officer was not killed in the line of duty but while a partticipant in an illigal act. Flying the flag at half mast is an honor and to do so in this case was a sllap in the face of all law abiding citizens. I feel for the families as this senseless act has made them the victim and we should do whatever we can to support them as is the practice in this community.
By Mustang (3), remsenburg on Jun 30, 09 12:49 PM
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"Mustang"
You are right. Not only a illigal act by stealing the car and speeding but he all so took the life of some one else.This is just ANOTHER case of the PD covering there own.So now they honor a thief, a law braker and a killer.
By sjd (420), Westhampton Beach on Jun 30, 09 1:30 PM
you also dont know your FACTS about the car!!!!!!!!!!! there absolutely was no stealing involved and you also might as well live by what the enquirer says if you BELIEVE everything you read!!!!!! He was wrong for speeding yes but that does not give you any right to say if he was driving that car illegally or NOT!!!!!! cause i can assure you and everyone else that has nothing else to do with their lives but make comments about things they DONT know facts about he WAS NOT!!!!!!!! He served our country ...more
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:01 PM
My deepest condolences to the families, especially Mrs. Gomez and her son. When are our Public Officials going to remember that they are role models in the community?
In the last 6 months we have Firemen crashing company trucks while drunk, Schoolteachers on Heroin, Elected officials driving drunk, massive fraud within misc. Town Halls and much, much more. Is their such a thing as "social fabric" or "morality" left here on the East End? What kind of message does this send to our younger generations? ...more
Jun 30, 09 2:20 PM appended by G
My deepest condolences to the families, especially Mrs. Gomez and her son. When are our Public Officials going to remember that they are role models in the community? In the last 6 months we have Firemen crashing company trucks while drunk, Schoolteachers on Heroin, Elected officials driving drunk, massive fraud within misc. Town Halls and much, much more. Is their such a thing as "social fabric" or "morality" left here on the East End? What kind of message does this send to our younger generations? That it is ok to commit misc. crimes and you will be honored in the end? Had the driver been anyone but a Law Enforcement Officer they would be getting crucified by the Media and the Police right now. But here on the East End, we fly a flag at half mast and call him a hero. Last time I checked, Vehicular Manslaughter, joyriding, no seatbelts and speeding to the tune of 120mph+ was a crime - not an honorable act.
By G (324), Southampton on Jun 30, 09 2:20 PM
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G says:
Had the driver been anyone but a Law Enforcement Officer they would be getting crucified by the Media and the Poilce right now.

Except you can't arrest someone who has passed.
By Terry (380), Southampton on Jun 30, 09 2:25 PM
i travel this road often and i saw the crash scene and the skidmarks on the road. he lost control going through a curve in the road, i bet he was doing at least 135 by the way the damage on the trees look.
By slamminsammy (104), Hampton Bays on Jun 30, 09 2:57 PM
dont bet know your FACTS first!!!!!!!!
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:04 PM
Say Terry - I never said they would arrest him, that's kinda stupid.............but they could easily deny his pension and write it up the way it actually happened, as a crime.

We will see what the MEs office has to say about this when they finish the testing.

Drunk, on drugs or not - he still broke many laws. Not an honorable death and yet another poor example set by local officials.
By G (324), Southampton on Jun 30, 09 3:35 PM
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As a friend of the Kappel family I was saddened to learn that Rich's wife, Tara would not allow his OWN PARENTS at the funeral. How could you do such a thing to your in-laws? This is their time of mourning too and you denied them the chance to say goodbye... the chance to look their grandchildren in the face and grieve with them and to let them know they understand their sorrow... instead Tara had to be a selfish brat. I am astounded by her behavior and while I grieve with her and pray for her ...more
By SaddenedbyLoss (1), Massapequa on Jun 30, 09 5:24 PM
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first of all you selfish BRAT he has not spoken to his side of the family in over 20 years!!! again LEARN your facts people!! they never called for their marriage they never called for the birth of their grandchildren they never called when he cut his leg in half and almost died!!!!!!!! so if you still think she is being selfish thats your problem!!! but im sure you did not know those stories only what you read!!!!!!!! so again think before you TYPE
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:10 PM
you people seriously have no idea... what a life you must have thriving on gossip and untrue facts. why don't you mind your own business and find something worth while to do with your time as i said before its nunyabusiness!
By nunya (7), manorville on Dec 3, 09 10:55 AM
Would you people please stop trying to play this out online and think about the grieving family and friends. This is someones husband, father, son, brother, friend and colleague. They aren't praising the way he died, they are grieving that he did. If his fellow officers want to honor their friend by lowering the flag to 1/2 mast - then let them. Its not for us to decide. We live in a small community. We don't have tragedies like this every day.
By Flanders Resident (2), Flanders on Jun 30, 09 6:10 PM
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"Flanders Resident" You are missing everyones point HE WAS NO HERO
He was a cop who broke several laws. If you or I did what he did the press would crucified us.He all so took the life of another so ask the children of the passanger if they think the driver is a hero.I just want to see if the press will print what the medical report is. So in my eyes he was not a HERO but a ZERO
By sjd (420), Westhampton Beach on Jun 30, 09 6:30 PM
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you REALLY need to get a LIFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! actually being close to the family he does love him and goes to the families house ALL the time!!!! the only law broken was speeding!!!!! get a frkn grip
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:21 PM
Well I guess in a way "flanders resident" is right. I mean after all, there's nothing worse we can say or do to him- he has already paid the ultimate price for his mistake/poor decision. There's no worse punishment he can get..... and I imagine his family will forever ask "why?"
But again, my sadness is that Ive seen this so many times on Speonk Riverhead Rd and have spoken w/the Town about it sooo many times. I can only be somewhat soliced that it was not a child who was killed- as there are ...more
By Sam (252), Westhampton Beach on Jun 30, 09 6:55 PM
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YOU ALL NEED TO GET A LIFE AND LET THIS REST. NOTHING YOU ARE WRITING ONLINE IS GOING TO CHANGE WHAT HAPPENED. HE WAS DRIVING TOO FAST, LOST CONTROL, KILLED HIMSELF AND A FRIEND, AND SADDEST OF ALL...HE LEFT 2 LITTLE GIRLS WITHOUT A FATHER AND ANOTHER LITTLE BOY WITHOUT HIS FATHER.
TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTERS, GO OUTSIDE AND ENJOY YOUR OWN LIFE BECAUSE LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO SIT ONLINE.
By outoftown (2), southampton on Jun 30, 09 9:58 PM
YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!!! YOU SAID IT ALL NICE AND QUICK!!!!!!
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:25 PM
I am related to the son of Christian Gomez. Just wondering if anyone has any specifics about the accident scene. What it looked like. Where they found them.
By calessi921 (1), west babylon on Jun 30, 09 10:15 PM
I feel bad for the passenger and his little boy. His Mom sad in an interview that he stares outside waiting for his father to return. How sad. Thanks to this cop that boy has no dad, that's not right..!
By FloridaGulfCoast (1), Port Charlotte on Jul 1, 09 12:23 AM
and that boy doesnt hold a grudge and loves him dearly still!!!!!! yes they were speeding but he did not do this on purpose!!!! he loved that little boy like his own! just because he was a COP hes going to get labeled get a LIFE!!!!! that little boy visits that family ALL the time!!
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 3, 09 4:38 PM
Ignore "outoftown" b/c she needs to take her own advice. LOL

Anywaaay, anybody have any ideas on how we can people to stop drag racing around here???
By Sam (252), Westhampton Beach on Jul 1, 09 8:53 AM
EastEnd68 : You weren't at the scene of the accident so you don't know what you're talking about.
By PrivateerMatt (390), Weesuck Creek , EQ on Jul 1, 09 10:52 AM
sjd : You must have flunked out in reading comprehension 101. My comment about the Quogue cop and the donuts was sarcasm , friendo.
As far as your friend who got pulled over : He/She should have used his turn signals. :-)
By PrivateerMatt (390), Weesuck Creek , EQ on Jul 1, 09 10:59 AM
One of my closest friends is an EMT that responded to this call. There were empty bottles of Corona beer in the car at the time of the crash. Let's see if this comes out in any reports, Probably not !!!!!
By youknow (1), southampton on Jul 1, 09 11:28 AM
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WELL YOUR EMT FRIEND OBVIOUSLY HASNT A CLUE TO WHAT WAS THERE CAUSE THERE WASNT A SHRED OF CAR LEFT FOE THERE TO BE BEER BOTTLES IN IT!!!!!!!!!!!! AGAIN FACTS PEOPLE THEY HELP!
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:28 PM
youknow : So what do the empty bottles prove ? Nothing. As far as the ME's report is concerned that's confidential information and will not be known to the public UNLESS , in my opinion , a civil suit is initiated by the relatives of the passenger or the owner of the car against the estate of the driver.
By PrivateerMatt (390), Weesuck Creek , EQ on Jul 1, 09 3:02 PM
"privateerMatt"
You belive that someone who has a cop on his bumper with his lits on should put his right directional on to pull over??????????
Than you belive empty beer bottles mean nothing??? SURE the owner of a Ferrari put the car in storage with empty beer bottles in it.Looking at your other 170 comments your brain must be about the same size as a fly.
By sjd (420), Westhampton Beach on Jul 2, 09 2:15 AM
sjd : In addition to failing Reading Comprehension 101 and Spelling 101 in grade school its also quite obvious that you retained the grade school mentality of name calling. :-)
By PrivateerMatt (390), Weesuck Creek , EQ on Jul 2, 09 10:34 AM
Wow I really can't belive this. Two people died and families were left without a son, father, husband etc. Do we really have to turn this tragedy into another opportunity to bash police officers? We all make stupid mistakes in life that we regret and unfortunately this mistake had a tragic ending. None of you have ever done anything wrong in your life? Wow, it must be exhausting to be perfect. Get off your moral high horse people and give these families a break. The only "facts" you know about ...more
By concerned citizen (41), Hampton Bays on Jul 2, 09 1:05 PM
"privateerMatt" Whats wrong could no answer to what I said????? Not susprised after looking at all your other comments
By sjd (420), Westhampton Beach on Jul 2, 09 2:02 PM
To "concernedcitizen" in Hampton Bays:
it is very few of us whose mistakes cause other people to lose their lives. This officer could have just as easily killed OTHER DRIVERS OR PEDESTRIANS. He was not a teenager, he was an adult. An adult who would have pulled someone over for doing the same exact thing. People who choose to take other peoples lives into their own hands are definitely held to a higher standard. (This goes the same for people whose jobs make them responsilble for lives, such ...more
By Sam (252), Westhampton Beach on Jul 2, 09 2:56 PM
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AS A CLOSE FRIEND OF THE FAMILY I WOULD LOVE TO KNOE WHO TOLD YOU IT WAS DRUNK DRIVING!!!!!!! BECAUSE THE MAN NEVER DRANK NOY EVEN AT PARTIES OR DINNERS OUT!!!!! LET ALONE 300 IN THE AFTERNOON!!!! AGAIN PLEASE PLEASE PEOPLE MAKE SURE YOU KNOW YOUR FACTS BEFORE COMMENTING!!! THE ONLY ILLEGAL THING HE DID WAS SPEEDING!!! UNFORTUNATELY HE HAD SOMEONE VERY CLOSE TO HIM WITH HIM!!!!
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:47 PM
Once again to "concernedcitizen" I have to tell you in my own opinion that drag racers who kill are no different to me, not by any means, than a drunk driver. If you disagree, I would like to know whyyyyy and how they are different?
By Sam (252), Westhampton Beach on Jul 2, 09 2:59 PM
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Concerned citizen..............very nicely said.
By yokey (1), whb on Jul 2, 09 6:37 PM
I wont even go through Quogue because of how their officers act on montauk highway, id rather take the long way and go on sunrise.

This guy is not a hero, he killed somebody. We are lucky that this officers antics on sp-rvhd road didnt kill any other innocent drivers or pedestrians.

The only people i feel sorry for are the families and the children who now have to suffer because of this fellows bad decisions behind the wheel.
By slamminsammy (104), Hampton Bays on Jul 3, 09 8:00 AM
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I like how people think they are perfect. I have made bad decisions, hasn't anybody else. I am glad that most of the people commenting on this don't make bad choices, you are perfect, and never have said to yourself wow, I really shouldn't have done that! Just because he was a cop doesn't mean he isn't human. As far as I know just about EVERYONE makes mistakes. Mr. Kappel's mistake killed, and yes he was wrong, I'm sure if he could take it back he would. Let's just hope all of you who are ...more
By Usedtolivethere (1), Mt Airy on Jul 3, 09 8:17 AM
I AGREE 100%!!!!!!!!!!!! PEOPLE REALLY NEED TO GET A LIFE SOMETHING TO DO! THEY ARE SO PERFECT CANT WAIT TILL THE MISTAKE IS MADE ON THEIR BEHALF!!!!!!!!! BECAUSE YOU KNOW IT WILL HAPPEN! I THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS COMMENT!
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:34 PM
@ Usedtolivethere

No, not EVERYONE has made the grave mistake of crashing a high performance vehicle at 140 miles per hour on residential streets and killing people. As a member of a police force you would think that someone would know better after what they see and hear on a daily basis.

Like i said, im glad that he didnt ruin any other families with his bad decisions behind the wheel.

If any of us 'non civil servants' did this we would be on the front page of this very ...more
By slamminsammy (104), Hampton Bays on Jul 3, 09 9:21 AM
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NO YOU WOULDNT NOBODY WOULD CARE ABOUT YOU!!!!!
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:36 PM
if someday the rocket car becomes the economical method of transportation on public roads, there will probably still be people angered that this story featured more of a tribute and didn't emphasize the negative
By jaboga (11), Speonk on Jul 3, 09 9:21 AM
sjd : Quit bothering me. I refuse to answer you ridiculous comments. Buzz off !
By PrivateerMatt (390), Weesuck Creek , EQ on Jul 3, 09 10:40 AM
usedtolivethere: if he was drunk, would you still be defending him?
By Sam (252), Westhampton Beach on Jul 3, 09 11:28 AM
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future rocket cars that will someday travel northbound, on public roads must be designed to detect roadway zigzags so that potential southbound cars, 11, can safely travel on the same public road...unless the rocket car gets the opportunity to reverse course and jet southbound, then northbound safety rules apply
By jaboga (11), Speonk on Jul 3, 09 11:44 PM
"privateermatt"
Well with your last comment tell me to " Buzz off "
I hit the nail right on the head when I said you had the brain of a fly.
Thanks for confirming it
By sjd (420), Westhampton Beach on Jul 5, 09 10:01 PM
SaddenedbyLoss - I am sure the family will be thrilled to see that you are posting their personal family matters on this site for all to see. Do you really think your public name calling is helping anyone? Maybe you should pray for yourself instead.
By concerned citizen (41), Hampton Bays on Jul 6, 09 5:24 PM
grief hits people in different ways and times. Maybe a little slack for the widow. I would bet she's a bit angry about the way he died, so senseless.
By squeaky (288), hampton bays on Jul 8, 09 10:15 AM
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EVERYBODY THINKS THEY KNOW IT ALL 150MPH DRINKING DRUGS ECT........ IF ANYBODY REALLY KNEW THIS MAN YOU WOULD NOT BE SAYING ANY OF IT!!!!!!!! HE WAS A FAMILY MAN HARD WORKER AND MADE A MISTAKE!!!! LIKE IM SURE YOU ALL HAVE!! UNFORTUNATELY TOOK A VERY CLOSE FAMILY MEMBER WITH HIM!!!! THEY ARE ALL GRIEVING AND IN SHOCK SO PLEASE LEARN YOUR FACTS AND MAKE SURE THEY ARE TRUE BEFORE TORTURING THE FAMILIES ANYMORE THAN THEY ARE ALREADY!!!! AS FAR AS HIS PARENTS THEY HAVENT SPOKEN OR SEEN EACH OTHER ...more
By tasr62109 (12), remsenburg on Dec 2, 09 8:53 PM
Remember when your all sleeping at night who watches over your houses,and on christmas when the cops are working away from there families to keep you people safe, and on thansgiving,easter birthdays ... how soon you all forget
By nunya (7), manorville on Dec 3, 09 10:59 AM
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By Eender (1), Wainscotting on Jun 18, 12 1:35 PM