Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Robert A. Sorrentino

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, April 24, 1980

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Reflections for Police Officer Robert A. Sorrentino

God Bless you Police Officer Robert Sorrentino. Continued prayers for you and your family. Rest In Peace.
Fidelis ad Mortem.

Frank R Favilla
NYPD Detective-Retired

April 24, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always and may God Bless your family and loved ones always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

April 24, 2021

Thank you all who sent letters to parole board. But,
lost this one. Carroll is being paroled July 28. No
parole for release for his family.

E. Doyle
Bob's sister

July 26, 2020

So, so sorry. Your father is a great man. Agreed no words..

Prayers & love to your family.

Eileen Dowd-McCluskey

Eileen Dowd - McCluskey

June 29, 2020

Today is a sad day. My fathers last killer is being released from jail. No words

Tamara nigro

June 28, 2020

My father, Officer Jack Dowd, was officer Sorrentino partner. My dad is no longer with us. Up until he passed December 2016, he supported the Sorrentino family in the denial of Parole for Russell Carrol inmate #82A0199.
Below is a statement my dad had made at one of the past parole hearings.

“Bob Sorrentino was one of the most dedicated and professional police officers I ever knew. In the hospital, while he was lying in excruciating pain from a 357 magnum gunshot wound, he had the professionalism and presence of mind to give me a detailed description of the shooter. We had chased a group of men who had committed robbery and assault in a local club that day, and they each have to share the responsibility of killing Bob, who was a great guy and great cop. It is my belief that Russell Carroll should die in prison just as his partners in crime did.”

My families prayers and support to the Sorrentino family. Another Parole Hearing...
40 years, God Bless you! Officer Robert Sorrentino

Eileen Dowd-McCluskey

June 17, 2020

Proud to send my No-Parole letter. Prayers for the officer's family as they feel the pain all over again.

Sgt Donnie Meaders
Wetumka (OK) Police Department

May 21, 2020

To the family, friends and colleagues of HERO Officer Robert A. Sorrentino: Proudly mailed my No Parole letter on his behalf.
I am sorry that you are made to relive the pain with each new parole board hearing.

To Officer Sorrentino: Many reflections over the years are proof that you ARE NOT and NEVER will be forgotten. Thank You again for your service and sacrifice.


Allie Wroten
Proudly Supporting All L.E.O.’s
Wife of a Corrections Deputy

May 21, 2020

May you be embraced in the love of Christ’s Grace and never be forgotten for the ultimate sacrifice you made....

Lt. Nicholas Norton, retired
Westfield, NJ PD

April 25, 2020

Officer Sorrentino,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 24, 2020

Bob's sister here again asking for your help. Russell Carroll (82A0199) is scheduled for his 9th parole hearing in June 2020. Please contact the Parole Board to deny his parole. THANK YOU.

E. Doyle

March 27, 2020

My locker was next to Robert’s in the 101pct. I was in the academy with his partner that night Jack.

Patrolman Richard Holmberg retired

May 13, 2019

I worked with Bob in the 103 Pct . You are not forgotten Bob.

Retired N.Y.PD.

April 25, 2019

My father, Owen worked out of the 102nd precinct, Officer Sorrentino and passed two days later. Rest in peace! Thirty-nine years! Always a hero!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 24, 2019

Continue to rest in perpetual peace my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 24, 2019

To Dennis and g family would you mind contacting me at [email protected]
Tamara nigro

Tanara nigro

March 28, 2019

I attended my 8th parole hearing for Russell Carroll (last one alive of the five involved). Thankfully, he was denied.
Next hearing 2020. To all who submitted letters to the
Parole Board, THANK YOU. I thank you and my family thanks you.

E. Sorrentino Doyle
Bob's sister

December 26, 2018

To the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Sorrentino: I proudly mailed my “NO PAROLE” letter, on his behalf. Please know that I am very sorry for your loss.
To Officer Robert A. Sorrentino: Thank You for your service and sacrifice! You are not forgotten. God Bless You All.

Allie Wroten
Proudly Supporting All L.E.O.’s
Wife of a Corrections Deputy

December 14, 2018

Bob's sister here, again asking for your help. I am going to the 8th Parole
Hearing for Russell Carroll (82A0199) in November. Please go to
NYCPBA/org. Click on "Keep Cop Killers" in Jail and follow directions.
My family and I thank you for all your help.

E. Sorrentino Doyle

October 16, 2018

His partner Jack never forgot him and neither did his family.
Bitersweetly, they are together again.
We all miss you both. But who better to protect and serve as angels?
Thinking of you both.


July 6, 2018



April 24, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 24, 2018

Bob~~Another 'scratch in the book'.....38 years and you are not forgotten. R.I.P. Brother

Retired PO Dennis Conner

March 6, 2018

My deepest sorrow for the loss this officers family has endured all these years. I am writing my No Parole letter now. No Parole Ever for Police Killers. Should be a national law.

D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

November 10, 2016

I am so sorry for your loss. I too lost my personal Blue Hero. I also am the coordinator of The No parole program here at ODMP. I am right now typing my report of inmates up for parole in November. Your Brothers killer is among them. In the last days of October go to and you will see his killer profiled there. It will also go up on our facebook page. I hope this time of Worry goes quickly for you. I have stood where you stand and Know the fear and pain you are going through. You and your family are in my prayers. If I can do anything else to assist you or if you just want to talk you can reach me thru my email [email protected] and I will be glad to give you my number.

Angela McMinn
Surviving daughter of Chief Andrew Williams Saluda police department,

October 14, 2016

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