Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer III Brian Ernest Fenimore Brown

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, November 29, 1998

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Reflections for Police Officer III Brian Ernest Fenimore Brown

I miss you and still think about you. I'll never forget

June 1, 2006

Brian, it is going on eight years since your tragic death. Everytime I walk into Pacific Division I see your son's photograph and read his letters. You would be so proud of him. Continue to watch over us and keep all your brothers and sisters in blue safe.

I will continue to pray for your son.

Police Officer
Los Angeles Police Dept

May 21, 2006

Brian and family, My wife and I were laughing about the time we spent with you during the class of 9-95. Thinking of you made us happy and reminded us of good times. I will always tell your story. Thank-you for all you did.
Sergeant Tim Colomey 9/95

Sergeant Tim Colomey
LAPD

January 23, 2006

Brother Brown,

May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
And the rains fall soft upon your fields,
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Respectfully,
You’re Brothers in Blue

Untouchables LE Motorcycle Club

December 25, 2005

In your memory we are still standing tall. To the family and friends, be encouraged.

Detective Hubbard
LAPD

December 20, 2005

Today marks the 7th anniversary of Brian's death, but I remember it like it was yesterday. Without leaving a long drawn out story, let me just say that I've been wearing a memorial band in his honor since his death. He will never be forgotten and his willingness to help others, including myself, spoke volumes about his character. To his family...I will continue to tell Brian's story in hopes that others will learn to appreciate their own lives and realize that tomorrow is never guaranteed. 9-95, Ooh-Rah!

Sergeant Adam N. Broderick
Los Angeles Police Department

November 29, 2005

Brian, Who knew when we were going through all that "Academy craziness" you would be taken from us so soon? No matter how much our instructors drilled it into us, we never thought it would happen to our class. Losing you made us all more aware of caring for each other and cherishing each day we are given. I am proud to have been your classmate.

Police Officer III Carol Davis
LAPD

November 24, 2005

Brian,
Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. It's hard to believe it has been almost seven years since your final EOW. It was an honor to have been your classmate. Honor, Pride, Will to Survive! 9-95 hoorah!

Sergeant Chris O'Donnell
Los Angeles Police Department

November 18, 2005

IF I KNEW

If I knew it would be the last time
That I'd see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in more tightly
and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

If I knew it would be the last time
that I see you walk out the door,
I would give you a hug and kiss
and call you back for one more.

If I knew it would be the last time
I'd hear your voice lifted up in praise,
I would video tape each action and word,
so I could play them back day after day.

If I knew it would be the last time,
I could spare an extra minute
to stop and say "I love you,"
instead of assuming you would KNOW I do.

If I knew it would be the last time
I would be there to share your day,
Well I'm sure you'll have so many more,
so I can let just this one slip away.

For surely there's always tomorrow
to make up for an oversight,
and we always get a second chance
to make everything just right.

There will always be another day
to say "I love you,"
And certainly there's another chance
to say our "Anything I can do?"

But just in case I might be wrong,
and today is all I get,
I'd like to say how much I love you
and I hope we never forget.

Tomorrow is not promised to anyone,
young or old alike,
And today may be the last chance
you get to hold your loved one tight.

So if you're waiting for tomorrow,
why not do it today?
For if tomorrow never comes,
you'll surely regret the day,

That you didn't take that extra time
for a smile, a hug, or a kiss
and you were too busy to grant someone,
what turned out to be their one last wish.

So hold your loved ones close today,
and whisper in their ear,
Tell them how much you love them
and that you'll always hold them dear

Take time to say "I'm sorry,"
"Please forgive me," "Thank you," or "It's okay."
And if tomorrow never comes,
you'll have no regrets about today.

October 1, 2005

Brian,
Its hard to even write here! You must know how missed you are and how much eveyone who knew you thinks about! So many people loved you. You gave your life for what you believed! I wish I could write more. I was just talking about you and it made me come here to this site. You were a great Marine and a great Police Officer. You are missed. Watch over me Brian. You are missed out here. We carry the torch for you now!

Semper Fi,
Curtis

Curtis Brown

October 1, 2005

Brian we only worked together one night in Van Nuys but we got in one hell of a caper...I remember how impressed I was, being a P1 and seeing you doing your thing...you really made me want to be a better cop. I'll always remember you...


Ex LAPD, now Santa Ana PD

April 24, 2005

I salute you for your service and honor you for your sacrifice.

April 12, 2005

"Blessed are the peace-makers, for they shall be called sons of God" (Matt 5:9)
Semper Fi Brian.

Fellow officer and Marine
OCSD

November 25, 2004

Rest easy blue angel. Your tour is done, but ours will still continue, your ultimate sacrifice will always be remembered from anyone who put on the tin.

Patrolman Christopher Cornelius
Hubbardston Police Department,MA

March 4, 2004

IT'S BEEN AWHILE NOW BRIAN, BUT I STILL THINK ABOUT YOU AND WHAT AN IMPACT YOU MADE ON MY LIFE. I CANT STOP TALKING ABOUT HOW MUCH OF A GREAT COP YOU ARE, AND ONE HELL OF A OUTSTANDING MARINE. YOU ARE APART OF THE MARINE FAMILY, AND YOU WILL ALWAYS BE. WE ALL MISS YOU VERY MUCH. JUSTICE WILL PREVAIL. MAY YOU REST IN PEACE, AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. ONE DAY I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AGAIN. BYE FOR NOW BRAIN.

SEMPER FI,
CPL. ANTHONY A. OLIVER
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS.

Cpl. Anthony A. Oliver
United States Marine Corps

November 20, 2003

brian,
we will always remember you

dispatcher
culver city police

Brian,



Fellow marine and friend. I miss you and always will remeber the good times we had in the Corp. You came and visited me in the hospital in mogidushi when I was sick. I will never forget that. We stood by each thru thick and thin. As,I Prepare to go out on duty today I feel your steps as you watch over me and others. We both got out of the Corp and went into law enforcement. You in california and me in texas. We talked over the phone and I wish it could have been in person. I miss you. I want to thank you for being a good friend and giving the ultimate contribution for our line of business. You were always gung ho!



Sempher Fi Marine,

James C Gonzales
Tx  DPS-Highway patrol

I heard of your death and as with all I had to reflect on the why. There must be a reason for this. Maybe others will be safer now or your beautiful son will follow in your footsteps and become a police officer. You made the ultimate sacrifice, rest in peace and watch over us. When my time is up we can meet and talk about LAPD and what it is like working there.

Deputy Dan Riggs
Leon county Sheriff's Office,Fl.

Semper Fi Brian and God Bless.

A Fellow Officer
OCSD

I remember the day Officer Brown was killed. I received a phone call from my mother telling me about the incident. She was very nervous and scared. The shooting had taken place around the corner from where she lives. She heard the shots and almost immediately following them , she heard Officer Brown and his partner in pursuit. She felt gratefull and relieved that the Los Angeles Police were there right away. I guess I just wanted to say thank you for being in my moms neighborhood that day, and protecting her and her neighbors. You will not be forgotten by those in BLUE or by my mom , who still lives there. Thanks again Officer Brown and to all those warriors in Pacific Division... Stay Safe.

Tom Alexander
Santa Monica Police- Retired

Thank you for all that you have done Brian. For both the Marine Corps and the LAPD. You are truly a hero. But dont you worry, justice will prevail. You will always be apart of the Marine Corps family. You set the example of what a MARINE truly is. GOd bless you and your family.

Semper Fidelis,
United States Marine Corps.

Anonymous

I PERSONALLY GOT TO MEET OFFICER BROWN ABOUT 6 YEARS AGO, WHEN I WAS A TROUBLED KID LIVING THE STREETS OF GANG WARFARE, NOT KNOWING WHERE I WOULD WIND UP. AFTER MEETING OFFICER BROWN, HE ENCOURAGED ME TO DO SOMETHING IN MY LIFE, AND SURE ENOUGH I DID. AT 17 I ENLISTED IN THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS. NOW AS I LOOK BACK IT ONLY SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY THAT I HAD THAT ENCOURAGEING CONVERSATION WITH OFFICER BROWN. WHILE I WENT THROUGH BOOT CAMP, MY SENIOR D.I. SPOKE OF OFFICER BROWN OF HOW MUCH A HERO HE WAS IN MOGIDISHA SOMALIA. OFFICER BROWNS HEROISM IS WELL KNOWN THROUGHOUT THE MARINE CORPS, AND WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. BRIAN, MAY GOD LOOK UPON YOUR FAMILY AND KEEP THEM SAFE. THANK YOU FOR CHANGING MY LIFE. I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.

SEMPER FI,
CPL. ANTHONY A. OLIVER,
UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS.

Cpl. Anthony A. Oliver
United States Marine Corps.

Thank you for protecting us, not only as a Los Angeles Police Officer but also for your service In the Marines and in Somalia.
Semper Fi,
a fellow Marine and LEO

Anonymous

It has been almost 4 years since the day Officer Brown was taken from his LAPD family and from his little boy. I remember watching his son and the strength he carried as he laid his father to rest. That little 7 year old must now be a handsome young man as his father continues to live through the life of his young son. How proud he must be to know that his father was a hero to the city of Los Angeles. God Bless Officer Brown and his son. Please continue to watch over your little boy and your entire LAPD family as we will continue to always remember you and your dedication in serving LAPD.

WIFE OF LAPD OFFICER
LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPT.

I still remember the long drives you used to make for training and the enthusiasm and devotion you had for LAPD.

Thanks for taking the time to be at the wedding it really meant alot!

RIP my friend

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