Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Robert Venable

New York City Transit Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 22, 1987

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Reflections for Police Officer Robert Venable

When police officers are thought of Robert venable name should come up. Not the name of bad police officers.We ought to take the time and honor the heros who made the ultimate sacrifice like hero robert. May he rest in peace

Nick mottola
None

May 9, 2022

I remember Off Venable, when he worked at the day care center my cousin attended in the late 70’s. He was always attentive and enjoyable When I heard about his demise , I was shocked and saddened. His kindness to the kids has stayed with me for decades.


Greg

February 20, 2022

I was working anti crime for then LIRR PD now MTAPD in EastNY and responded to the 1013 and was devistated. Years later while working in Applicant Investigations for the MTA I came across a female candidate, same last name, it was his Neice. I immediately committed to assisting her journey forward. She now wears his shield.

Det Marshall Mazyck
Detective MTAPD

January 29, 2022

I was fortunate enough to have had the honor to meet Robert Venable everyday as a classmate in the NYPD police academy and on most days have lunch with him where we would meet with other officers and study. After Robert it was Kenny Hansen who I also had the privilege and honor of working along side while we were assigned to the NYPD Harbor Unit. This one is no easier to accept. Although I have never met PO Rivera and PO Mora my heart is broken and the pain is same. God bless every NYPD officer who continue to serve.

Det Osvaldo Rodriguez
NYPD retired

January 25, 2022

I was fortunate enough to have had the honor to meet Robert Venable everyday as a classmate in the NYPD police academy and on most days have lunch with him where we would meet with other officers and study. After Robert it was Kenny Hansen who I also had the privilege and honor of working along side while we were assigned to the NYPD Harbor Unit. This one is no easier to accept. Although I have never met PO Rivera and PO Mora my heart is broken and the pain is same. God bless every NYPD officer who continue to serve.

Det. Osvaldo Rodriguez
NYPD retired

January 25, 2022

WE ALL NEED TO REMEMBER THE SACRIFICES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE BY HEROIC POLICE OFFICERS LIKE OFFICER ROBERT VENABLE AND OFFICER SEAN MC DONALD. IT IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT NOW BECAUSE ONE OF OFFICER MC DONALD'S MURDERERS, JAVIER MIRANDA, IS ABOUT TO BE LET OUT OF PRISON. I ONLY HOPE THAT THE MEN WHO ASSASSINATED OFFICER VENABLE WILL STAY IN JAIL FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES. I ALSO HOPE THAT SOMEONE WILL NAME A STREET AFTER PO VENABLE, AND ONE FOR PO MC DONALD, TOO.

PAA JOHN FRANCIS FOX
NYPD- ONE POLICE PLAZA

September 20, 2021

Rest in peace Officer Venable.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 1, 2021

Hey Bobby, proud to say I met your daughter today. I was qualifying for my HR218 when I met this wonderful young lady. Islip Range for Safety Quest.
The range instructor Joe (failed to get his last name) former Transit officer and I were talking a young lady stated "I'm a police survivor" of Transit Officer Bobby Venable. I was both crushed and moved to hear her say that. She was only 8 When you were viciously taken doing your job.
You left behind a beautiful young lady to keep you alive in our hearts and memories.
Although I didn't know you personally I know your story well.

Rich Von Voigt. Former NYCTP when Transit was Transit.

Ret/Det Richard Von Voigt
Riverhead Police Department retired

October 17, 2020

Bobby, not a day goes by when I don’t think about me you, Carl and Billy MAC were behind the old task force laughing out asses off that day. Hours later you were gone. Keep patrolling the IND my brother, I’ll hook up with you again.

Det. Lou Bartolomeo (Retired)
NYC Transit Police

September 23, 2020

Rest in peace, brother. Thanking you for your service and sacrifice for that horrible incident.
May your family always be blessed and, are stronger for your great loss.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 23, 2020

We're thinking of you today and every day.

Ray W.
Company 84-21
001 Pct.

P.O. Ray W.
NYPD

September 22, 2020

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 22, 2020

Never forget you!!

Rogers Fanti

September 22, 2020

Bobby funny how small the world is. I responded to your 13 on that night and spent hours at the hospital waiting for word on your condition until the doctors said “ he has gone home”. I remember the sick feeling . We were all part of a family that only a Transit Officer could understand. Many years later while visiting my grandmother, uncle and aunts grave, (which I do often), something make me look to the first grave in the line and their you were.... “ Doing it your way”. I am glad you are on the corner standIng guard over my family, I rest easy knowing they are in good hands. God Bless You. Rest In Peace. I always visit when I am in the neighborhood and leave a calling card or a flower. Always Transit, Da Klammer , NYTPD SOD/HOU. , CO. NYPD SOD/HOU.

Lt. Steven “DaKlammer” Klambatsen
NYTPD/NYPD

August 18, 2020

Bobby funny how small the world is. I responded to your 13 on that night and spent hours at the hospital waiting for word on your condition until the doctors said “ he has gone home”. I remember the sick feeling . We were all part of a family that only a Transit Officer could understand. Many years later while visiting my grandmother, uncle and aunts grave, (which I do often), something make me look to the first grave in the line and their you were.... “ Doing it your way”. I am glad you are on the corner standIng guard over my family, I rest easy knowing they are in good hands. God Bless You. Rest In Peace. I always visit when I am in the neighborhood and leave a calling card or a flower. Always Transit, Da Klammer , NYTPD SOD/HOU. , CO. NYPD SOD/HOU.

Lt. Steven “Da Klammer” Klambatsen
NYTPD/NYPD

August 18, 2020

i remember robert from train patrol good man, good father good Cop

PO Kirk Ochoa
NYCTPD

August 6, 2020

I can still remember that day. I was working out of District 20. I can still hear the radio call. Unfortunately, I had not met PO Venable, but from that day, his memory has stayed with me. That goes for PO Lozada also. I was in the Academy when she was murdered. To my sister and brother RIP

Det. Nathaniel Jamison
NYPD-Retired 2012

April 27, 2020

I remember Rob so well he was an outstanding person and an awesome friend sleep well my friend sleep well

Cherie Hudson
Good Friend

April 19, 2020

Rod was an outstanding citizen we were neighbors in linden plaza. I remember this incident as if it was yesterday and all the pain an suffering cynthia went through
R.I.P Rob
You will never be forgotten

Joseph J Walsh
TBTA & BUFSD School Safety

June 26, 2019

Rod was an outstanding citizen we were neighbors in linden plaza. I remember this incident as if it was yesterday and all the pain an suffering cynthia went through
R.I.P Rob
You will never be forgotten

Joseph j walsh. TBTA shield 1908
TBTA & BUFSD School Safety

June 26, 2019

Rob, We shared A locker together for six months in the police academy and we always want to be partners together we helped one of the study he sat next to one another and I remember the day when you departed I still think of you every day and I miss you you are a good man your friend forever Mike Presta

Detective Mike Presta
NYTPD/NYPD

September 27, 2018

September 22, 1987, I was laying on a sandy white beach in Aruba, enjoying the blue water and getting my drink on. I did something, I normally don't do.. For, some reason I just felt the need to call my Mother(who still lived in the old neighborhood Linden Plaza 12th floor).. When, I called she asked "how did you find out already". My reply, What, I was just calling to say hello. She said "Your friend the Police Officer, from the 11th floor died". My life forever changed, that day. I was on the first flight out of Aruba the following day. In denial until, I walked into that church and saw for myself. My Friend, My Brother from another Mother, Head of the "Wrecking crew", My party hang out partner, My Brother in Blue. Years, have passed though good memories of you remain in my heart and mind.

Ret. C.O. D. Shannon
NYCDOC

September 25, 2018

Rest in the Heavens my brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 22, 2018

General as we all affectionately called you Rob there isn't a day that goes by that I reminisce how we played football against Cypress on Sunday mornings numerous parties we attended even though I was younger than the rest of the crew you made feel part of the crew. You taught me a lot being strong standing up for myself. As your birthday approaches I think about you that much more. You would be so proud of Januari she has made you a grandpa in spirit. His name is Maverick born 06/29/2018. Mike is going thru some things but I am definitely watch over like the two of watched over me. Rob I miss you until we meet again I make sure to make you proud. Happy Birthday General. Much love.

Reginald Ackerman
Chase Bank Family Friend/ Adopted baby brother

July 27, 2018

General as we all affectionately called you Rob there isn't a day that goes by that I reminisce how we played football against Cypress on Sunday mornings numerous parties we attended even though I was younger than the rest of the crew you made feel part of the crew. You taught me a lot being strong standing up for myself. As your birthday approaches I think about you that much more. You would be so proud of Januari she has made you a grandpa in spirit. His name is Maverick born 06/29/2018. Mike is going thru some things but I am definitely watch over like the two of watched over me. Rob I miss you until we meet again I make sure to make you proud. Happy Birthday General. Much love.

Reginald Ackerman
Family Friend/ Member

July 27, 2018

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