Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Enrico Venditte

Paterson Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, May 23, 2001

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Reflections for Sergeant Enrico Venditte

thank you for your service and you will be missed

josh

December 8, 2017

Thank you for doing your job you will be missed by many

Greg

December 7, 2017

Today is May 23 2017 and you've been gone for 16 years but I still look for you from time to time. You are greatly missed and will never be forgotten. You were truly one of a kind, and the best I've ever known.

anonymous
friend

May 23, 2017

Rest in Peace.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

May 23, 2017

The Harrington Family of South Boston is remembering Sergeant Enrico Venditte this Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you for your service to our nation. This will always be a tremendous loss for our country.

Former Protective Security Officer (PSO) for Region 1 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Service Police, Pete Harrington BostonMA

May 28, 2016

Ricky, think of you & Tim on patrol in the sky....blessings to your family.....jackie

Jackie Obrien

June 27, 2015

Ricky ... U r always in my thoughts ... I miss u so very much :( ... I also miss Mary ur mother very very very much u guys are the uncle nd grandmother I never had I miss u 2 dearly ... Ily both and until we meet again :) p

grisell gonzalez a.k.a grizzyy
lived infront of his moms house for years ... part of der lives

February 8, 2015

I am not related nor did I ever know Officer Venditte but I do know some of the family; they are all wonderful people and to lose such a good person like this effects everyone, not just those who knew him. I live all the way in California and the fact that I know of officer Venditte and the family as a whole is really a testament to the family and the good they do, all throughout the country. To officer Venditte and the entire Venditte family, keep your chin held high...the memory of officer V lives in every good spirited officer and/or citizen.

Marketing Consultant, Nelson Anderson

February 8, 2014

Wow Rick I can't believe 12 years have past since I've seen your face or heard you tell me one of your jokes, it still seems like it was just yesterday that you were soo senselessly taken from all of our lives, I still continue to mourn your passing, and I think about you every day of my life, I still have you picture up above my mantle and I've saved every single newspaper article related to you that is in the paper every year on May 23rd. Rest in peace my brother, and I will always continue to hold out hope that I will get to see your face again one day, but until that day arrives may god be with you and keep your family safe. Lots of love to you and the entire Venditte family. EJD, a friend indeed.

EJD
friend

June 24, 2012

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 11th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know that both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 23, 2012

To the Honorable Enrico Venditte, You are missed every day by the void in my heart. You were my friend and partner. You always made me laugh and smile. My life was changed when I met you and when you left us! I pray each and every day that God will watch over your family and that your contribution to those of us left behind will never be forgotten. The pain is ever so near on this ninth year. May we find peace in knowing that we all serve a just God and that we will live our lives in your honor and memory. See you one day my friend! Sincerely and respectfully, Duane Rose
Your brother in Christ.

DUANBE ROSE
BROTHER IN-LAW

May 23, 2010

Ricky, I remember you with a basketball in hand .. you were a loving son. May God bless your children and widow.

Anonymous

January 18, 2009

Rest in peace my Brother.

Kevin T Ryan
NJ

May 23, 2008

7 years ago today you were senselessly murdered. I am so sorry for the loss.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

May 23, 2008

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 12, 2007

6 yrs. ago today Sgt. Venditte was killed in the line of duty. Sgt. Enrico Venditte will never be forgotten! God Bless the Venditte family, friends & dept.

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD Fla.

May 23, 2007

Know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

May 23, 2007

Remembering you on your 6th anniversary in Heaven. Please continue to watch over your fellow brothers in Blue, keep them safe from harm.

May 23, 2007

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Sergeant Venditte on the anniversary of his passing. May God continue to give you comfort.
Sergeant Venditte- thank you for your service and dedication. Rest in peace.
Heros are never forgotten.

911 Dispatcher
Virginia

May 23, 2007

May you rest in peace and may He bless you and your loved ones.

May 23, 2007

Miss You and love you! You will always be in my thoughts and in my heart.


Love Mom <3

Mom
Mom

April 26, 2007

hi uncle ricky I miss you alot Love You!

Emily, Steph , And Michele

emily venditte
niece

April 22, 2007

Hey Ricky, I just found out what happened. Saturday was our birthday. I am now 52. I will never forget and often think about our friendship. Life has seperated us for many years. I look forward to our reunion in heaven.
Louie Perez

Long Time Friend

March 6, 2006

God Bless you the Venditte family.

anoymous
Paterson Police

January 30, 2006

BIG RICK, YOU WERE TRULY A GOOD FRIEND AND A GREAT FATHER AND HUSBAND,,YOU ARE SO TRULY MISSED AND THOUGHT ABOUT IN MY EVERYDAY JOURNEY,,LOTS OF LOVE......

EJD
FRIEND IN DEED

December 26, 2005

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