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Special Agent John Gilberto Orellana

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, January 29, 1998

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Reflections for Special Agent John Gilberto Orellana

The Imperial Valley Law enforcement Memorial remembers United Stated Immigration & Naturalization Service, Special Agent John Orellana, who died in the line of duty today in 1998
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Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Officer Mike Boston
IVLEM President

January 29, 2016

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 27, 2016

The Imperial Valley Law Enforcement Memorial remembers Immigration and Naturalization Service Special Agent John Gilberto Orellana , who died in the line of duty today in 1998.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God."

Fallen Not Forgotten

Officer MIke Boston
IVLEM

January 29, 2015

Agent John Orellana:

Fifteen years after your passing, we still and will always remember you in San Francisco where you served for a while as a leader in the Special Operations Unit, a shining talent and a mentor to new officers. We honor your ultimate sacrifice in service to our country and fulfillment of our public trust mission.

Rebecca Galindo, Chief FDNS
US Citizenship and Immigration Services

May 8, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 13th 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 29, 2011

YOU WILL LIVE THROUGH YOUR BROTHER IN UNIFORM.
YOU WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN.

CBP A-TCET OFFICER TIMOTHY J. TENWOLDE
UNITED STATES CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

June 16, 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 © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

March 20, 2008

No fellow California law enforcement personnel killed in the line-of-duty, should be forgotten.

Agent Orellana, may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor
USMC / LAPD

January 29, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR LONG AND DEDICATED SERVICE.

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

January 26, 2008

Rest in Peace my INS brother. God bless your family. Rick Arellano INS # 5969

CBPO RICK ARELLANO L-INS
CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

June 22, 2007

RIP

INS Badge 2033

April 3, 2007

Nine years have passed but you have not been forgotten. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten. Thank you for your dedicated service to this country.

Bob Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

January 29, 2007

Rest in peace brother.

V-28
USBP

January 29, 2005

Rest in peace Agent Orellana

January 29, 2005

Agent Orellana,
On this, the 7th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service to our Country and to the Service and for backing up us BPAs as well.
R.I.P.
Anonymous

January 29, 2005

Badge Number 1847
Inmigration US Special Agent.

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