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Agent Louis A. Pompei | Glendora Police Department, California Glendora Police Department, California

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Louis A. Pompei

Glendora Police Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, June 9, 1995
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Reflections for Agent Louis A. Pompei

 

Louie,
As hard as it is to believe that 11 years have passed since your life was taken from us, you are still remembered everyday. There is a section of the 210 freeway named for you in your honor. I pause and reflect on the man you were everytime I pass and I know that others must do so to, as someone makes sure that there are American flags placed on the sign baring your name. You are not forgotten!!


LAPD
June 24, 2006

Sleep safe in the Arms of the Lord.


June 9, 2006

You saved my life and I never even knew you. All I can say is thank you for everything I live in glendora and will make sure your never forgotten.

Timothy Parker
friend
May 22, 2006

Louie,
I was just thinking of you today. You always brought a smile to my face whenever you were around. I always laugh when I think about the time we served the search warrant in Azusa and you brought in Covina's K9 to do the search. The K9 handler thought his dog had run away and was frantically searching the block. We got a lot of laughs over that. I miss you.

Sergeant Xavier Torres
Azusa Police Department, CA
April 10, 2006

On behalf of the Connecticut Police Work Dog Association, I would like to express our deepest regards and sympathy to the family, friends and fellow officers of Agent Louis Pompei. You gave the ultimate sacrifice. Louis, you may be gone, but you will NEVER be forgotten. Rest in peace blue angel and thank you for your service.

James A. Cortina
Director
Connecticut Police Work Dog Association

James A. Cortina
June 10, 2005

Hey Louie,
Next week we will pause to reflect and honor you on the 10th anniversay of your death. It seems like yesterday but know that your legacy within the department will not be forgotten. You will always be among us. Representatives are being "dispatched" to your home town to participate in their memorial for you, and we will gather at your park to share your memory and sacrafice. God Bless and may you always rest in peace. Remember "The dance."

Virgil Weber, Sergeant
Glendora Police Department
June 3, 2005

Louis, I can't believe it's been 10 years. I still think about the Warrant we did when my K9 got attaked by the cat. We had a few good laughs over that one. And I still use the work out you showed me all those years ago. I think of you every time I use the Interchange named in your honor. I was recently in your City on follow up when I made a wrong turn and ended up in the park bearing your name. I know your're watching all of us from up there. Take care of K9-Sjerka till I arrive...God Bless Brother.

Paul Monforte, Senior Investigator
San Bernardino Cty DA Office
April 21, 2005

I never met you Louie, but I know you protected me here in Glendora and know that you continue to protect all your brother officers from up high. I know that you wil never be forgotten. Any time I go to the station and pass your memorial, I never fail to salute.

R/Lt. John A. Menart Ret.

R/Lt. John A. Menart Ret.
West Covina
March 3, 2005

There is no greater love a man can have than to lay his life on the line for those who cannot defend themselves.
Your Bravery is of the highest order, you are a Hero and you are not forgotten.

Retired police officer.
August 19, 2004

Louis, It has been along time and just wanted to say God Bless brother. I will see you at our class reunion in the sky. #241

Dep. B. Barre'
LASD
June 25, 2004

God bless you and your family at this tragic loss. You are a true hero.

DE
St. Louis City Police
May 18, 2004

I believe it is important to know the story of Louie Pompei who gave his life trying to apprehend 2 robbery suspects. As a resident of a neighboring city, I just heard about his story 9 years later as I am 17 yrs old. Thank you Louie for all of your hard work you gave to Glendora.RIP...

Anonymous
March 16, 2004

What a great smile! It lights up his face! This is so tragic. Boy, I sure
am looking forward to that day when Jesus comes to restore peace on
earth. He is the Prince of Peace. His gospel is Peace. Oh, happy day
when He comes for His own. I can't wait!
Until then, I guess this senseless violence will continue. Why anyone
would want to wear a cop's uniform is beyond me. Life is scarey enough
without being a human target! Thank you officer Pompei for your
sacrifice. Thank you Jesus for your sacrifice, too. I long for your return.
Until then, may the love of Christ surround you and comfort you in your
mourning of this dear fellow officer and loved one. God bless!


"Louie" was the most wonderful Human being I have ever met.
He changed my life and my family's life through his living and through his death. Louie now resides in my heart forever, and I'm forever grateful and honored to have known him...Thanks Louie.

Always,
Tracey

Tracey Careaga
Louie Pompei's Fiance

Louie was a very enthusastic and friendly person. He would greet you with a firm handshake and a smile. In the 7 years he was with our agency he distinguished himself as an excellent officer. The morning I was notifed at home that Louie had been fatally injured in a robbery was like a nightmare. In the six years since he was killed his memory lives on in all of us. He will never be forgotten. The memorial built in front of our station bears his name, the only officer in our dept's history to die in the line of duty. I pray that no other brother officers name will have to be added to it.
As it is written in JOHN 15:13-14, "Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command." May God Bless your soul and your memory never be forgotten in our community.

Corporal Virgil Weber
Glendora Police Department

I am greatly saddened to see a Police Officer killed in my hometown, Agt. Pompei, you truly are a hero, you and your family will be in my families prayers.

Officer Don Hurley Jr.
Eloy Az. Police Dept.

 
 

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