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Auxiliary Police Officer Armando Rosario

New York City Police Department - Auxiliary Police Section, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, March 25, 1992

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Reflections for Auxiliary Police Officer Armando Rosario

Officer Rosario, I wish to acknowledge your heroics on this 17th anniversary of your murder. Though off duty and probably unarmed, you tried to bring a little justice into the life of a robbery victim by apprehending the scum that had robbed him. As a former Auxiliary Officer, I’m aware that the vast majority of Auxiliary Officers do the job for no pay. You went above and beyond. You are a hero.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

March 25, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the seventeenth 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 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 25, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Auxiliary Police Officer Rosario and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

March 24, 2009

hey big bro another year has come and the pain is still there .....i miss you my kids miss you ...i will never let your memory fade ...just take care of mom and grampa and ill take care of my kids till i see you guys in heaven.



love aways..

your lil brother

ramon hernadez

March 20, 2009

happy birthday big bro i miss you so much my son reminds me of you so much i think of you all the time but im strong and i got you in my heart.



love ur brother

tony and family

tony

September 21, 2008

hey bro another year year with out you but not forgotten i hope you and mom are proud of my boys because they are proud you and wish they have known you but until we meet up again you and mom will be in my heart

love always tony


brother

March 25, 2008

OFFICER ROSARIO, YOU HAVE SERVED WELL. MAY GOD BLESS YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. YOU ARE A HERO, NOT BY HOW YOU DIED, BUT HOW YOU LIVED YOUR LIFE. YOU DIED TRYING TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE. MAY GOD BLESS THOSE WHO STILL LOVE AND MISS YOU.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

March 13, 2008

The years have passed and wish you were here to see the great things that you could have accomplished. I spent many nights back then wondering if you were ok and yet you were serving your citizen in need of help. The stories you told me in helping people where amazing until this one day where your dreams were taken from you. Your mother was very proud and I am sure has you know close by her. Before I forget, the little girl you help me raise is now 24 with 2 boys and still remembers you.

Martha Torres-Santiago
Former Girlfriend

February 27, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE

Van Den Berghe
MANCHESTER, NH

February 25, 2008

just want to say i love you and i miss you hope u mom are together holding on watching over me and my family you are the best and always will be.

ramon hernandez
brother

February 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
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

January 2, 2008

Officer Rosario,

On this the anniversary of your leaving us in the physical sense we pay tribute to your spirit. Tonight the Evening Watch of the Henry County Georgia Police Department’s North Precinct will hit the street in your honor. Please watch over us as we continue your fine work.

For the entire shift,
Sergeant V.T. Rosen

Sergeant V.T.Rosen
Henry County Police Department

March 25, 2007

No one does more than he who gives his life to save others!

Rest in peace Armando!


NYPD-Bx Dets

June 11, 2006

Rest in peace What we do in this life echoes an eternity Matthew 5:3 " Blessed are the peacekeepers for they shall be called the sons of god"

Senior Officer Specialist D. Gonzalez
Department Of Justice Bureau Of Prisons

March 4, 2006

Rest in peace brother Armando

Auxiliary Police Officer John Huntemann
NYPD

September 11, 2004

The policeman stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To my church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry a badge
can't always be a saint."

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at time I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't I'll understand.

There was a silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgement of his god.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've born your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell"

GREGG HOUSTON
SOUTH CAROLINA

August 28, 2004

What a hero Officer Rosario was to have done the job for free and making the ultimate sacrifice. Americans have absolutely no idea what their police officers do for them. I have met several auxiliary officers in my home town and I am grateful for what they do. I hope to be a police officer soon, and will always remember our fallen heroes.

Rest in peace, hero, you most certainly earned it for your time here. "Faithful Unto Death"

Pat
Baltimore, MD

February 4, 2004

Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. May God bless you and your family.

Auxiliary Police Officer Charles Smith
New York City Auxiliary Police Department

Rest in Peace Brother...rest in peace


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