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Trooper

Donald R. Fredenburg, Jr.

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch: Friday, March 13, 2015
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Reflections for Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg, Jr.

 

Rest in peace.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)
N.Y.P.D.
March 13, 2017

Acts 24:15 states "There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous." I pray that the kind words of our heavenly father bring the family, friends, and colleagues some comfort of Trooper Fredenburg.

Lem Toatley Dispatcher
Orlando Police
November 25, 2015

Thank you sir for your service and loyalty to LE. God bless you for your dedication to our country. We pray for your family, family of blue, and your friends. I'm here if anyone would like to contact me. God Bless you all during this difficult time.

Wife of Sgt. Roy Gonzalez,EOW 7-15-2005
Shelley Gonzalez
November 8, 2015

Rest in peace Trooper Fredenburg

Officer Joseph Bresette
Galesville Police Department (WI)
November 4, 2015

"Blue Spirited Watch"

Even though the many Law Enforcement Officers from all of our Neighboring Countries around this world have Fallen and Ended their Watch.

Their Devoted Spirits have Risen and are now carrying on their destinies up above in Heaven while awaiting to be rejoined in the distant future by the ones they love.

Richard "Jafa" Oddy ©

Richard "Jafa" Oddy
IPA US (Associate)
August 2, 2015

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Trooper Donald Fredenberg during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May God help heal their aching hearts. Rest in peace, Trooper Fredenberg.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04
May 24, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co workers of this brave officer. Rest in peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office
May 4, 2015

May your family heal though God's love.
Thank you for your dedication to our community, nation and the rule of right.

PJ Ross
A Cop's mom
April 15, 2015

RIP BROTHER. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD
April 12, 2015

RIP Brother.

Officer S Salinas
Arizona Department of Public Safety
April 3, 2015

Brother Fredenburg, all deaths in the line of duty are too soon, but yours was much too soon. You are a hero to our nation and I hope you rest easy in paradise. We have the watch from here. I hope that your wife and family are blessed and remember you as you lived; with pride and fond memories knowing that you had devoted your life to the service of others. Watch over us, brother.

Officer Joseph Walker
Niobrara, Nebraska Police Department
March 27, 2015

Rest In Peace Brother

Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX
March 26, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your law enforcement family. You will not be forgotten. You will always be honored.... Rest easy...
-Police Unity Tour Team CSPD
"We Ride For Those Who Died"

Police Unity Tour - Team CSPD
Coral Springs Police Department, FL
March 24, 2015

Rest in peace brother Semper Fi Marine

Lieutenant Mark Pelzer
Alabama Department of corrections
March 23, 2015

SEMPER FI MY BROTHER! RIP!


“Marines”

You can have your Army Kakiis,
And your Navy Blues,
But here’s a different fighting man,
I’ll introduce to you.
His uniform is unlike,
Any you’ve ever seen,
The Germans called him “Devil Dog”,
His title is “Marine”.

He was trained in Parris Island,
The place that God forgot,
The sand was fourteen inches deep,
The sun was blazing hot.
He awakened up one morning,
In front of his rack he’ll stand,
And in through the doorway walked,
A giant of a man.

He turned and faced this young Marine,
With eyes as cold as steel,
He said, “I am your DI,
And this is for real.
I’ll make your life as miserable,
As miserable as I can,
And when you finally leave this place,
You’ll be a fighting man.
You’ll be a rifle expert,
You’ll know your weapon well,
And when you encounter the Viet Cong,
You’ll send their souls to Hell.

Now gather around you young Marines,
And lend me all your ears,
And I’ll tell you of a few things,
We’ve conquered through the years,
We fought at Iwo Jima,
The land of fire and Hell,
We killed all those Japanese,
And took their land as well.

Now you can tell your ladies,
And this my Lad is true,
To get herself a young “Marine”,
There is nothing he can’t do.
He’s peeled a million onions,
And twice as many spuds,
Then you’ll find him in the slop chutes,
A soaking up the suds.

And when he gets to Heaven,
St.Peter he will tell,
Another “Marine” reporting Sir.
I’ve served my time in Hell.


Written and copyright by: David Lee Bell
1968
USMC 1968-1971
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1968 BMI- All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC
March 22, 2015

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"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

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC
March 22, 2015

Oh, how terrible !!! So young a Hero !!!
This Cherokee Mother & Grandmother's heart just aches for all who loved Donald.
The "Purple Heart Candles" will burn this day for Donald , in our Family's 9/11 Memorial.
May the God of Peace & Comfort be near all who knew & loved Donald.
RIP Donald, Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts !!!

Ms. Karen Morgan, Psy & LE , Grad.
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, S.D.
March 20, 2015

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family and friends of Trooper Fredenburg Jr. God Bless you for your service. Rest in Peace Brother, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC
March 19, 2015

To the family of Trooper Donald Fredenburg, friends, Superintendent Joseph D'Amico and the New York State Police
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A. S. Batson
Cherry Hospital Police Department Goldsboro, NC
March 19, 2015

An Officer’s Heart
By Kathy Farace

I chose to work in law enforcement;
It’s my duty and my call.
I will serve no matter what the risk
In a crisis great or small.

Protecting life and liberties
From jeopardy and from theat.
No matter what the time or cause,
I’ll respond with no regret

The thin blue line of courage is a symbol that reflects,
The depth of strength to conquer,
Fear our commitment and respect.

Duty calls, the race begins, days end is unbeknown.
Though focused on the work at hand
My heart is back at home.

As an officer I know I’m not in this alone.
You stand with me by my side and pray my safety home.

I give you this special gift a heart for us to share;
Holding precious words of love far days so hard to bear.

Every moment of every day, in my heart you’ll always be.
We’ll never be far apart……You have “A Piece of Me”

Jaime Sandoval
Heald College Capstone
March 19, 2015

OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO OUT TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THIS FALLEN OFFICER. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. MAY GOD REST YOUR SOUL.

Officer Edwin Lara / Division 9
Cook County Sheriffs Office, IL- Honor Guard
March 18, 2015

Rest in Peace Trooper Donald Fredenburg. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC
March 18, 2015

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm Frank Kapusta
Mohawk Police Department
March 18, 2015

God Bless my friend

Senior Deputy Dave Zajac
Walton County Sheriff Office (GA)
March 18, 2015

Rest in Peace

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police, Maryland
March 17, 2015

 
 

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