Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Anthony Joseph Venditti

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, January 21, 1986

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Reflections for Detective Anthony Joseph Venditti

Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD

January 21, 2019

I am the proud rider of Mounted Unit Police horse "Tony", named after Detective Venditti.

Sergeant Peter Curran
New York City Police Department, Mounted Unit

September 15, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 21, 2018

Rest in peace Detective,
I remember this incident, I was working in the Bronx when this happened, very sad.
Detective Venditti's partner fired a warning before firing and wounding the perp, very sad. You are not forgotten.

Michael Owens, Senior Corporal (Ret)
Defense Logistics Agency Police (Richmond VA)

January 21, 2018

Rest in peace hero. You are not forgotten.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 21, 2018

Rest in Peace Detective Anthony J. Vevditi. Thank you for your Service and Sacrifice.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderers!

Amen!

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston,TX

January 21, 2016

RIP Detective. You are not forgotten.

Police Officer (retired)
NYPD

January 21, 2016

It has been thirty years since you made the ultimate sacrifice, but your memory has not faded.
Rest in Peace

Detective Patrick Donohue
NYPD OCID

January 21, 2016

Rest In Peace ,on this the 29th Anniversary, Detective Venditti , I grew up in the area where you were murdered and I remember the day very well. May God continue to bless you and your family and the rest of the NYPD

SGT
NYPD

January 21, 2015

So many years have gone by since I listened to Tony and my brother tell their stories about the job, going back to their academy days. I was just a young kid, but their stories inspired me to service. I still remember a couple of good stories from Tony that I have shared over the years. Tony I know you will be remembered by many. May God bless his family. R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff Gregory Winters
Dutchess Co. Sheriffs Office N.Y.

January 21, 2015

You are not forgotten. Rest in Peace.

Members of OCID
NYPD

January 21, 2015

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 26th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect and you will always be honored and revered. I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 21, 2012

Tony,
The short time we knew each other on this earth has never been forgotten. I think and pray for you often. You are in a better place now, amongst a multitude of heroes like yourself. God Bless You.

P.O. Tony Florio
NYPD

June 19, 2011

TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS !

A MOST WORTHY EVENT ( AS IT IS THE 25th ANNIVERSARY OF ANTHONY'S PASSING ) IS UPON US TO HONOR AND REMEMBER THIS BRAVE HERO THANKS TO THE EFFORTS OF ANTHONY'S MOTHER MRS ANN VENDITTI AND A FEW OTHERS .
ON SATURDAY JANUARY THE 22nd 2011 IN THE BRONX , THERE WILL BE A MEMORIAL MASS IN ANTHONY'S HONOR.

FRATERNALLY
TIM MOTTO
RET NYPD 028 PCT
PAST PRES. NYS FOP LODGE # 69

RET PO TIMOTHY MOTTO
NYPD

January 14, 2011

You are a true hero, someone to be proud of. May God Bless you and all of your loved ones.

Sergeant Cermeli
NYPD

March 9, 2009

23 yrs. ago and not forgotten. Thank you for your service. God Bless Ofc. Venditti's family, friends & NYPD.

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD Fla.

January 21, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Detective Venditti and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

January 19, 2009

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE, THIS WRITER IS AS ALWAYS, DISAPPOINTED THAT JUSTICE WAS NOT SERVED ON YOUR BEHALF.

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

January 13, 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

I will never forget you, Tony, and all the good times we had on the Organized Crime Squad in New York. You always made us feel good. After all these years, I have never forgotten you, or that dinky little hole we worked out for so many months. Rest in Peace.

Retired Fed
FBI

August 28, 2007

NEVER forgotten.

Joanie
Mother, daughter, sister, and granddau. of LEOs

January 8, 2007

TO THE FAMILY OF DET.ANTHONY VENDITTI,AS THE DAYS TURN TO YEARS ,ONE THING IS CERTAIN ANTHONY WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTON BY THE MEN IN BLUE,WE WILL ALWAYS VISIT AND RECALL A TRUE AMERICAN HERO. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY,REST IN PEACE MY FRIEND.

LT.CAROLLO
NYPD

May 19, 2006

Anthony,
You will always be remembered and loved. We speak often of the good times we sent together
Uncle Mike and Aunt Liz

Retired Detective Michael J Borrelli
Major case Squad

February 14, 2006

Tony,
I remember our days as Trainees in Communications, and that hot ass malibu you had. Racing up the FDR after the tour :) could never keep up with you. In the car or anything else. You were the best. Your star dimmed much to soon

Lt Dennis Coyle
retired

January 9, 2006

Tony:
I fondly remember our days as trainees
together, our hunting trips and good times. You are missed and remembered fondly.
rich stone nypd (ret)
scottsdale,AZ

P.O. Richard Stone
NYPD

December 7, 2005

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