Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Gregg Froehner

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 Gregg Froehner

Officer Froehner,
Monday, September 11, 2017, marked the 16th anniversary of 9/11. I was in Utah on military orders and the base had a 9.11 mile ruck march. I, along with many others from my unit (419th Security Forces Squadron), marched with pride for those fallen on that terrible day. I was given the honor to walk in your name.

You are a hero to this nation and please know that you are not forgotten. I pray that God blesses your family and this great nation.

RIP Brother.

Cpl. Jimmie Graves
Rowlett Police Dept.

Cpl. J. Graves
Rowlett Police Department

September 14, 2017

Gregg! WE BLESS YOU FROM HERE. I utmostly respect you, and all your distinquished service. May god continue having you in his hands, and comfort you. You were a brother for all, and a inspiration.

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August 17, 2016

Mere words seem insignificant to honor your heroism and courage which will never be forgotten. On this the twelth anniversary year of the tragic devastation wreaked upon our nation, those brave men and women who lost their lives safeguarding others are remembered and revered.

May your spirit continue to soar and your memory continue to inspire.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect and gratitude for the distinquished service you gave to your community and country, and for the supreme sacrifice you and your family made on September 11, 2001.

To your family, may God continue to hold you in his arms and may you be comforted by your faith and those who care for you.

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

May 7, 2013

My first grandson was born on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 and came home for his first time on Sept 10. Noah James would not have been a part of my life if Gregg and my husband were not firefighters and friends together in New Jersey in 1980. Gregg introduced us and we had 3 beautiful daughters and now our first grandson. We never know how or when we touch someone's life, even if it is just for a fleeting moment, but there is always a lasting impact. With so many others, Gregg was taken from his family on 9/11/01, but I know he will be watching over his family forever. He was always dedicated and professional and will always be remembered for the lives he touched, the lives he saved, and sacrificing his own.

Judi Nicastro
an old friend

September 11, 2012

You as always are remembered

Pat Van Den Berghe
Civilian, Manchester, NH

September 11, 2012

On the tenth anniversary of nine eleven, during a special church service, we were each given a policeman or firefighter or soldier who gave their life protecting us. I was given your name. We were told to pray for your family, so every day I do that. Thank you for your bravery and all you did on that terrible day, I will never forget.

Jeannie OBrien

September 12, 2011

Officer Froehner shortly after 9/11/01 several of us from the Tallahassee Police Department purchased random memorial bracelets from those who lost their lives on 9/11/01. The bracelet sent to me has your name, rank and agency on it. We wore them with pride when they arrived. I was working as an Investigator and was at work when we were attacked. Today I am also working my patrol shift and wearing your memorial bracelet proudly to honor your sacrifice you made on that tragic day. We will never forget...NEVER!

Tallahassee, FL

Officer Sandra Harrison
Tallahassee Police Department

September 11, 2011

I worked with Gregg @ Newark Airport our lockers were next to each other he was a real stand up guy and always had a smile to share. He will always be missed.

(ret.) Police Officer Robt. Moore
Port Authority of NY&NJ Police Dept.

December 26, 2009

I am forever in debt to the 23-37 and the 343. Your sacrifice has not been forgotten. You are a true hero, Thank you for your service Sir.

Deputy and Firefighter
Glades County Florida

September 11, 2009

Officer Froehner,
Sir, on today the 8th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and all the other LEOs that died that day for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

September 11, 2009

I just wanted to thank you today for your service to our country. I am thinking of you and your family today. I lived in Chester for many years, and attended the memorial service in your honor every year. I live in NM now, but will always think of you on this day. May you rest in peace.

Cindy Murphy

September 11, 2009

You are not forgotten...thank you

Anonymous

September 11, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your friends and family. May God bless and keep them.

THANK YOU SO MUCH, FOR HELPIPNG PROTECT OUR COUNTRY!!!!

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

K.L.

March 12, 2009

Officer Froehner your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

April 28, 2008

You are not and will never be forgotten. You and the other brothers we lost that day are HEROES and will be remembered forever! Rest high on the streets of Heaven!

Deputy Brant Pewitt
Williamson Co. Sheriff's Dept TN.

September 11, 2007

Dear Gregg:
As I keep my promise I made to all of you who died that day by writing this reflection, I think to myself how honored I am to be a part of the greatest fraternity on this planet. Honor and valor...two things that define a man's character. And brother, you have them both.
I say have and not had, because you are still here with us, forever. Though we can't touch you or see you or hear you, you are still here. You are here 25,000 times. The number of innocent lives that you helped save.
America has rarely experienced war and terror on her sacred soil, thankfully. But whenever she has experienced it, there was always a hero who rose from the ashes and mayhem, the death and destruction, to take control and save lives. George Washington, Andrew Jackson, U.S. Grant are among the many. And now, sir, so are you. Some may think that the company in which you are mentioned in above, is an overstatement. I respond by saying, any person who willingly gives up his life to save others from an attack such as 11 September 2001, MUST be mentioned in that company of American heroes. Because he is one!
I pray that the many lives that were spared because of your dedication and professionalism, always, everyday, remember that they are only here because of your sacrifice.
I pray too, that our Father in Heaven ease the sorrow and the loneliness your family must deal with. I pray that God keeps you in the palm of His hand, and continues to bless all police officers, and God Bless America. Amen

Detective Ron Tomassi
Palm Beach Sheriff's Office

February 28, 2007

a hero lives forever.....

September 12, 2006

Dear Gregg:
Since the attack of September 11, 2001, I have made a promise to myself, to write a reflection to each of the fallen police officers, as I learn their identity, who made the supreme sacrifice, along with you, that fateful day.
Though the animals who designed and carried out the attacks that killed so many inncoent people, men, women, and children, were successful in their endeavors, they underestimated all of us, in particular, the police officers. What they failed to understand, is that police officers like yourself, have no reservation whatsoever, to risk everything to save others, and our way of life. They failed to understand that we police officers, are just as committed to protecting our fellow countrymen and our homeland, as our troops are overseas.
Your death was not in vain, oh no, not ever. Because you inspired the rest of us to rise up and to do WHATEVER it takes to execute the oath we took. "Man knows greater love than the one who lays down his life for another". As that saying from the Bible is a sacred one that all religions recognize, so is the sacrifice you made an equally sacred one.
You, and everyone who made the sacrifice that day, have made all of us who wear a badge, proud to be police officers. All of you exemplify what American police officers are all about, and the fact that we are willing to die to protect our fellow countrymen, and the way of life, we as Ameicans have come to enjoy.
May Almighty God hold you close, and may He smile forever on your family.
Amen.

Detective Ron Tomassi
Palm Beach Sheriff's Office

August 28, 2006

HERO! Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer
Tennessee

July 25, 2006

HERO! Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer
TN

July 25, 2006

My classmate my trusted friend. Words cannot express how much I miss you, our conversations and family trips. When I needed advice or a question answered you were always there for me. Your honesty and integrity always shined through. As I teach my sons how to conduct themselves through life I will always think of you as a roll model and how you lived yours. You truly are my hero,God Bless You Buddy.

Detective R.N.
PAPD

May 24, 2005

There are but two persons who protect the sinful human race from destroying itself. One is God's Holy Spirit. The other is the Peace Officer. Without them, we would all perish at each other's hands.

You were called into this profession and our Lord and Savior has blessed you because:
According to Romans 13.1-5...
God ordains the Peace Officer’s profession.
The Peace Officer is sent by God.
The Peace Officer is vested with God's authority to enforce the law.
A Peace Officer's badge is to be honored by us, because God honors it.

You gave the ultimate sacrifice, your life for your fellow man, while serving, defending, and protecting others in your community.

Thank you for your service to America. Your efforts saved thousand that horrible day.
My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends. You will be in our hearts forever.

September 11, 2001---Gone, but Never Forgotten.

Marti Ingle (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 6, 2004

I tried to attend as many funerals as I could during these darkest of days as my way of showing respect to families and coworkers of all of my brother and sister Officers and Firefighters. I cannot find the words to say how sorry I am that we have lost these great heroes. I cannot express my thanks enough for your bravery and sacrifice. My prayers are with you and all of your families......................AC

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

September 15, 2003

My Prayers are with all the friends and family of all the officers who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
I lost my brother tragically, Det. David Taylor, Greensboro PD, On August 7, 2001. I was in NY for my fiancee's Mother's funeral the first of Sept. I was stranded there for 3 weeks due to this atrocity. As I watched the events on TV, I cried for all those who lost their lives. But was especially emotional about the Police Officers and the Firefighters and their families, as I had just recently suffered a tragic loss myself. As I walked through the streets in the days following the attack, I cried with pride as I saw the officers on duty on all the corners in the city. I knew how hard it was for them, knowing they had lost their friends. On the Sat. following the attack I was at St. Patrick's for mass. The last 2 people to go up and take communion were 2 NYPD officers, again I cried. I hope all of you are getting the support that my family and I got when we needed it, from the Deparment. I know the comforting words and even the funny stories the officers tell us about my brother helps. I know that our loved ones who are gone from here, had a higher calling and are happy and at peace in Heaven. Hopefully we can all feel that same peace one day! God bless All of you! And God bless America!
Tracy Taylor
Thomasville, NC
Sister of Greensboro Det.David L Taylor
EOW 8/7/01

TRACY TAYLOR

Your death will be avenged and your heroism, bravery and sacrifice will never be forgotten!

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