Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Christopher Charles Amoroso

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2001

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Reflections for Police Officer Christopher Charles Amoroso

Officer Amoroso,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 11, 2021

Multiple runs in and out of tower 2 to rescue others until the collapse. What awesome, inspirational courage! Rest in peace.

Dan Conner

September 10, 2021

Never forgotten .....a true hero. Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace

Robin C Jones Messina
Retired Probation Officer

September 26, 2020

Your picture and story showed up on my FB feed. The next day I did the stair climb in my town... your face ran through my mind as I climbed the steps in my swat gear. Ready easy brother!

Deputy Hassan Peterson
Coffee County Sheriff Dept., TN

September 11, 2020

Officer Amoroso:

You are everything that we in law enforcement strive to be. May GOD bless you and your wonderful family. You are a HERO that will be remembered forever.

Captain Ronald Smith
Hamden (Connecticut) Police Department

September 11, 2020

I cannot say enough or offer enough tears or emotions for the numerous, numerous amazing men and women who gave so selflessly and heroically that day and for still many, the numerous days that followed over the numerous years to come. On this 19th anniversary of one of the deadliest days for American law enforcement I'd like to say to you all thank you, God Bless you and rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 11, 2020

I watch the movie world trade center frequently and i want your family to know that even though you gave your life trying to save others; YOU AND ALL WHO HELPED THAT DAY ARE MY HERO'S. My prayers are with your family always. Fly high and rest in paradise. Thank you for your service.

God Bless your family.
Sandra Vigdal

September 10, 2020

As another year goes by, and another year of remembering the evil that befell our great country. I see your story and it reminds me that even in all the evil, you showed what true love and selflessness really looks like. I thank you for your ultimate sauce crifice and prayers to your family for continued strength. #NeverForgotten

Ken (Former Detention Officer)
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

September 12, 2019

Happened across a picture of you saving lives that day. You put duty to your fellow man above your own life, as you swore to do. Promises made and promises kept. You're a good man, and may your ultimate sacrifice never be forgotten brother.

Patrol Officer Michael Howard
Tompkins-Cortland Campus Police

September 11, 2019

Christopher Amoroso, I just saw a story about your heroic actions on 911 and decided to Google your name. Sir, you are a true American Hero! R.I.P.

SFC JR Gonzalez, Army retired.
Retired Army.

September 11, 2019

David Wood posted this on face book about your picture helping a woman out. May God bless your family.
"I saw this officer's Nike gloves and thought of the irony behind Nike's recent Colin Kaepernik "Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything" add they put out several months ago.

His name is Christopher Amoroso, and this photo was taken just prior to his fourth trip back into tower #2 where he died leaving behind a wife and newborn. THIS is a hero who believed in something and sacrificed everything."

Katrina Fox
Grateful American

September 11, 2019

My parish posted a listing of the names of the victims of 9/11 with a request to choose someone and remember them in prayer. Before I opened the list, I chose #66, the year I was born.

Christopher Amoroso

Googled your name and found it here. I am truly humbled by your heroic efforts. We share the same name and you were born in 1972, the year I lost my dad. Chris, with tears in my eyes, I pray for your family, your friends, those you saved because you put their lives ahead of your own, those that are inspired by your life and I pray in thanksgiving for you. You are not forgotten. May you have Eternal Rest and may Perpetual Light shine upon you. Well done, good and faithful servant!

Grateful American

September 11, 2019

“Who shall I send? Who will go for us?” And I said “Here am I Lord, SEND ME.”

Town Marshal

September 11, 2019

Happy Birthday in heaven my brother.

PO Paul Bookman

June 1, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Amoroso.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 3, 2019

You made the ultimate Sacrifice on 9/11. Thank you for Service and may your Soul Rest in Peace.

Thank you again from someone in Germany.


November 10, 2018

Chris you are remembered, today and every day. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Never forget!


September 11, 2018

Thank you Chris.


September 5, 2018

Chris, A few days after the attack I was able to see your wife & then baby daughter, she's a big girl now. Nothing prepared them for this, nothing could. its 9/10/16 and I am thinking of you and your family and I'm sure most Americans are in one form or another. Tonight and tomorrow will be like any other day, I will pray for them all, and for you. Go Bless & keep you in his loving arms.

Captain Vicent Valerio
met Chris by chance briefly morning of 9/11/01

September 10, 2016

Dear Officer Amoroso,
Grace and peace to your loved ones on this 15th anniversary of 9-11. We will honor you and many other heroes who gave their all during a special memorial service this Sunday night. Thank you for your dedication, faithfulness, and sacrifice. May you rest in peace.

In CHRIST's Unfailing Love

Chaplain J. Paul Bruhn
La Grange FD, Texas

September 8, 2016

A gentle giant of a man... I never met Chris but I know his story and he lives on as his story is told. I have the news photo of Chris helping a woman from the Towers on his second trip out. He went back in to rescue more people and did not return. This is a story I tell at every police academy class and college course I present. Thank you for your service sir.

Rex Caldwell, Police Chief
Mukilteo Police Department

April 13, 2015

In the days following 9/11 a local jeweler in my hometown was moved to find a way to honor the memory of the fallen first responders/help their families. They chose to have necklaces/bracelets made with charms that had the name of police officers/firefighters on them to be worn as a memorial. I purchased one of the bracelets and the name on my charm was Christopher Amoroso. From that day forward I have tried to be diligent to pray for your family as well lift up your name in gratitude for the countless lives you got to safety, not sparing your own. Thank you Chris for your compassion and bravery. Fly high. There will be many stars in your crown.

cathy c benson
grateful citizen

September 11, 2014

Chris, I did not know your story. I got a spot to climb in the Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in September 2014. I am trying to learn as much as I can about you so it's not "just a picture" around my neck. My friends have helped me raise over $3,000 dollars to go to the NLEOMF. I promise to do my best. I truly believe you will know what I am doing and hope you will be looking down smiling buddy. I will climb because Chris climbed.

Det. A.M. Whelchel
Waco, TX Police Department

August 18, 2014

You as always are remembered

Pat Van Den Berghe
Civilian, Manchester, NH

September 11, 2012

I was attending a officer survival/combat mindset training this week. Your photo was shown in class of you rescuing people from the buildings. You stood strong and fought the fight. Your courageous efforts and selfless attitude made me want to be the best police officer I can be. Thank you for your service. Rest well brother, we have the watch from here....... 10-42 Sir.

Deputy Irwin
Jackson County Sheriff, Colorado

October 6, 2011

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