Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Investigator Rafael E. Rivera-Hernandez

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Tuesday, May 16, 1989

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Reflections for Investigator Rafael E. Rivera-Hernandez

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 16, 2015

I met Rafael when I arrived as a brand new police officer at the Cuartel de la Policia de Canovanas, in PR, then we worked together at the CIC in Carolina. Rafael was very helpful and his smile was very contagious. It is sad to lose a friend and partner in this cowardly conditions. I went to his funeral and it was very sad to say goodbye to a good man and friend. God bless you and your family.

SA Cesar J. Villafana (Ret.)

March 26, 2014

You are my hero, my father and my angel...

Thanks to all of you who still remember all he did and all he was!

Miss you,


Liliana M Rivera

June 29, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the twentieth 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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

May 18, 2009

My Dearest Family and Friends

Somethings I'd like to say but first of all to let you know that I arrived okay.

I'm writing this from Heaven where I dwell with Our Lord above. where there's no more tears or sadness just eternal Love. Please don't be unhappy because I'm out of sight, remember that I'm with you every morning,noon and Night.

The Day I had to leave you when my Life on earth was through God picked me up and hugged me and He said I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, You were missed while you were gone. As for your Dearest Family they'll be here later on.
I need you here so badly as part of my big plan. Theres so much we have to do to help our Moral Man.
Then God gave me a list of things that He wished for me to do, and foremost on that list of mine is to watch and care for you.
I'll be beside you everyday and through out the years, And when your sad. I'm standing there to wipe away your tears.
When You lie in bed at night the day's chores put to flight God and I are close you in the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on Earth and all the loving years, because your only human they are bound to bring you tears.

Please don't be afraid to cry, it does releive the pain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned, But if I were to tell you You wouldn't understand.One thing is for certain, though my life on Earth is over I'm closer to you now than I ever was before.

To My many Friends, Trust God knows what is best.I'm still not far away from you I'm just beyond the crest.

So, If you can help somebody who is in sorrow or in pain, then you can say to God at night my day was not in vain.
And now I am contented that with my life. it was worth while,Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
If you meet somebody who is down and feeling low just lend a hand and pick him up as on your way you go.
When Your walking down the street and you've got me on your mind just know Im walking in your footstep only a half a step behind.
And if you feel a gentel breeze or wind upon your face thats me just giving you a great big hug or just a soft embrace.
I will always love you from the land way up above We'll be in touch again soon
PS God sends his Love.


December 17, 2008

Heros never die. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.

911 Dispatcher

May 16, 2007

G-d Bless.

May 16, 2007

Thank you for your service to the citizens of Puerto Rico. Rest in peace my brother. May God continue to bless you.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

May 16, 2006

I still think of that fatal day as if it was today, You thought me a lot. Thanks for beeing so kind with everyone so sensible with others. Thanks for beeing my friend. PETE

Tnte.Cutberto Sanchez
police dept..ex partner

May 14, 2006

Investigator Rivera-Hernandez,
On today, the 16th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto Rico.


May 16, 2005

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