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Officer Steve Bastidas Favela | Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

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Steve Bastidas Favela

Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii

End of Watch: Sunday, November 26, 2006
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Reflections for Officer Steve Bastidas Favela

 

Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo
November 26, 2016

Officer Favela was an outstanding Officer who always did well in his assignments. He was also a member of the reserves serving our country proudly. "Thank you" to his family for raising such a good, respectful and hard working young man.

Motorcycle Sergeant W. Nick Cambra
Honolulu Police Department, Honolulu Hi
November 27, 2015

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO
November 27, 2012

On the Anniversary of his End of Watch. All the family, friends, brother officers of the solobike detail and brothers and sisters of the Honolulu Police Department miss and remember our brother officer. He was a good worker and an excellent human being. He was always willing to help and always gave more than requested. He is loved.

Nick C (3802)/Retired Solobike Sergeant
Honolulu Police Department
November 27, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Favela. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 7, 2012

Today is Keahi's birthday and I still remember the day he was born and how excited you and Barb were. Keahi has grown into such a fine young man and he has taken charge to help Barb be the man of the house. I am proud of Keahi and all his accomplishments. My thoughts are with you family today. You are truely missed and will never be forgotten.

Anonymous
March 7, 2012

Today marks 5 years. You will never be forgotten. Love you and miss you my brother! Until we meet again...

Anonymous
HPD
November 26, 2011

Next week is Police Week Steve. A week set aside to formally remember your and others ultimate sacrifice in the service of others. You are remembered daily my brother. Aloha until we meet again.

3853
HPD

MPO-1 C. Clites
HPD
May 12, 2011

Well it is hard to believe that 3 years have passed. It seems like yesterday we would see your beautiful smile. I know that you are watching over Barb and the kids from above and you are proud to see how well they are all doing. We love and miss you this Christmas.....

Anonymous
December 18, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the third 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
November 26, 2009

We miss you bro. I always have a good laugh when I think of the things we used to do.

3831, D Squad
HPD
October 22, 2009

I thought of you again today, your smile, your strength, your devotion to family, job and country---and I once again say THANK YOU for your ultimate sacrifice.

Hearts ache, but time tempers death's weight.

God bless you and your lovely family.

Anonymous
September 22, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

You are not forgotten.

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

K.L.
March 22, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this second anniversary of your EOW. Continue to keep watch over them and those still out on patrol watching over the Thin Blue Line. You will never be forgotten

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06
November 26, 2008

Time passes so quickly, and yet it stands still forever. Almost 2 years ago--how can that be?

Thank you, Steve, for your devotion and dedication to a job that keeps us all safe. Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you to your family for enduring such hardship, and then pain, in order that you protect your neighbors, your friends, the president, and anyone in need.

My gratitude is endless.

You will NEVER be forgotten.

Anonymous
September 28, 2008

Officer Favela, thank you for 8 years of service to the people of Hawaii. You are not forgotten. May God continue to comfort and bless your family, department, and others you left behind.

Anonymous
September 4, 2008

Happy Birthday Steve!!! We all LOVE you & MISS you very much.

Emily
Sister
April 18, 2008

Aloha Brother Steve,

No until now have I been able to write something toward your memory. Even now it is difficult. You served well, and paid the ultimate price.

You are and yours will always be Ohana.

Me Kealoha Pauole

Gerard M. Mahi
HPD Solo Bikes - 1980 to 1984
March 12, 2008

Remembering you regularly Hammer.

C. CLITES
HPD SOLO BIKE DETAIL D SQUAD
March 8, 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
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright Ā© 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC
December 29, 2007

RIP Officer Favela.
You Protected Honolulu.
You Gave Your Life To Make Sure The President Was Safe.
You Have Been An Inspiration To Me.
I'll Be Joining The Hawaii County Police Department Soon.
You Will Be In My Thoughts While I'm In The Academy.
When I First Heard About The Accident I Was Very Shocked.

God Bless You Officer Favela.
You May Now Rest Knowing That You Protected Hawaii.


December 28, 2007

Steve;
It's hard to believe it has been a year since you left us to do God's work. We miss you more than you can imagine. Your family has been so strong throughout this, and you should be very, very proud. Your CG brothers are doing well, but it's just not the same without you. Hope you are doing well up there, and keeping watch over your family and us. Until we meet again, keep smilin'!

Love ya,

Bull

PSC Darren I. Bullock
US Coast Guard Reserve
November 27, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

VanDenBerghe
Manchester, Nh
November 26, 2007

EOW: 11-26-2006
12-26-2006 (1st month anniversary)
01-26-2007 (2nd month anniversary)
02-26-2007 (3rd month anniversary)
03-26-2007 (4th month anniversary)
04-26-2007 (5th month anniversary)
05-26-2007 (6th month anniversary)
06-26-2007 (7th month anniversary)
07-26-2007 (8th month anniversary)
08-26-2007 (9th month anniversary)
09-26-2007 (10th month anniversary)
10-26-2007 (11th month anniversary)
11-26-2007 (1 year anniversary 11-26-2006 to 11-26-2007)
NEVER EVER FORGOTTEN

Ocean DreamsĀ®
Kahu Laakea (Keeper of the Sacred Light)
November 25, 2007

Barbra,
This Is a hard week for all of us. I hope you will all find comfort.

Daughter of Det. Kevin Orr
November 21, 2007

 
 

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