Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Inspector Anthony Infante

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 Inspector Anthony Infante

Tony, I finally broke down and went to the museum. Have avoided the whole area for most of the last 18 years. Still can't believe it happened. Miss you!

Jim Sheehan

April 17, 2019

Inspector, you gave everything. Myself, your community, and our nation will forever be grateful for your heroic actions that barbaric day. With twenty-nine years of service to the Port Authority Police, many who are not lawmen wonder why you risked your life that day when you did not have to, and were not required to. However, myself and all former, current, and future lawmen know exactly what inside your soul drove you to respond and do everything possible to rescue others that day. There is no higher calling. There is no higher selfless act. You are, and will always be, an inspiration to all that learn of your decades of dedication to the citizens you served, and especially your actions of the day God brought you into his kingdom. I wish I had had the honor of having crossed paths with you, sir. God willing, it will happen in the future. I think that you'd like to know that on the back windshield of my assigned patrol car is a sticker that reads, "Remember 9-11-01". God bless you, your fellow officers and firefighters, and all of the innocent citizens that lost their lives on that day.

Officer Mark Muchowicz
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

November 25, 2018

Inspector Anthony Infante will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

February 23, 2018

I knew Anthony through our working relationship. I was the Chief of Police for the Dallas Ft. Worth Airport Police Department from 1976 until I retired in 2007. On a number of occasions I dealt with Inspector Infante on Airport Security issues both in person and by phone. I considered him my friend. I recall how upset I felt about his death... and the tragic death of all the other NYNJ Port Authority Staff and Officers. For some unknown reason... this year (2016) has brought back all those memories. Rest in peace my friend.

Thomas N. Shehan, Chief of Police (ret)
Dallas Ft. Worth Airport Police Department

September 12, 2016

Anthony was my next door neighbor when he lived at home in Irvington NJ with his parents. He had a closet he converted into a Ham radio room.We played "running bases" in his yard. We went swimming in my parents pool. I remember when he became a Newark policeman. God Bless him & all the lost.

Robert Vitale

September 17, 2015

Today I climbed 110 stairs in Thomasville, GA to equal the 110 floors rescuers climbed at the World Trade Center. I did this in memory of all our fallen and their families, but especially in honor of Inspector Anthony Infante. I will never forget. Thank you to Anthony for his faithful service to our country. God bless his family, and God bless the USA.

Erin Smith

September 11, 2015

Hey "Googs" still think of you everyday. Rest In Power!

~Bud

A. INFANTE
Nephew

October 26, 2014

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

You as always are remembered

Pat Van Den Berghe
Civilian, Manchester, NH

September 11, 2012

attended police command college with Tony at west point in 1990 when he was a Lt at newark airport. He was a gentleman and just a great guy to be around. He is a hero and until we meet again my friend.

captain james b
nysp

June 24, 2012

Above the late night watch commander's desk at NE patrol in Dallas is a collaged print of the cops that died on 9-11. The LT picked it up in NY a few years ago and learned something about each cop who died that day. When he came across Insp Infante's picture I was able to tell him a few stories that were relayed to me by my father who is friends with one of "Tony's" relatives. One took place outside Yankee stadium and the other here in Dallas. Tony's relative told my dad these tales due to me being a cop here. From all I've heard Insp Infante was a true COP and not just another policeman. We'll meet someday sir, tell those I knew here that are now there hello.

Detective Tim Casey
Dallas Police

May 5, 2010

Lord, he was yours to give,
and yours to call home.
Please stand by his brothers,
so they're not all alone.
Dry the tears of his family,
so they clearly can see,
that he gave us his all,
so all could have peace.

Blessed are they,
the children of God,
with heavy hearts,
and honor they trod,
to pay their respects,
to give their salute,
and to ask for your mercy
on HEROES IN BLUE.
Amen.

Rest in peace Sir,
Wife of a retired ConRail Detective

Anonymous

September 14, 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

Inspector Infante,
Sir, 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

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

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

To the wife, daughter and son of Inspector Anthony Infante, I offer my belated and most sincere condolences for the loss of your husband and father.

To all those whose lives he touched...you know that you were fortunate to have known him and I am sorry for your loss too.

Everyone knows that those who lost their lives that tragic day...in the line of duty...while trying to rescue others...are heroes...be proud of how your loved one lived his life selflessly. Keep his memory alive for future generations so they will know that they are the lineage of an admirable and decent human being...he is their legacy.

May God's perpetual light shine upon the soul of Inspector Anthony Infante and may he rest in His eternal peace for having made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting and serving the people of New York.

God's blessings on his family and know that he is watching over you from a far better place than he was called from.

With my deepest sympathy.

Anita L. Culosi
sister of NYS Tpr. Salvatore J. Embarrato eow 7/6/61

July 17, 2007

Dear Tony:
Five years have come and gone since that horrible day. In all that time, and hopefully never again, have so many police officers been called upon to make such a sacrifice as you and all the others did.
But you are not forgotten, brother. Oh no, NEVER. We, the surviving police officers, and our fellow Americans we are sworn to protect, won't allow it. If ever there was a profession so honorable, so respected, and so demanding of self sacrifice, it is the profession of police officer. And you fit the profession so perfectly. You made the ultimate sacrifice while trying to protect those who could not protect themselves. And as a result, you, Tony are RESPECTED, HONORED, and your sacrifice DEMANDS that you are remembered...always.
You were there to answer the cry of the wolf at the door, and you answered it. Now rest in peace my brother, we have the watch. And every time the cry of the wolf threatens the door, we will answer it, in your memory, and that of all police officers everywhere who have made the ultimate sacrifice. May God grant your family peace in their hearts, hold you close to Him, and remind Americans everywhere, that our freedom comes at a very high cost. Amen

Detective Ron Tomassi
Palm Beach Sheriff's Office-Florida

October 4, 2006

a hero lives forever.....

September 12, 2006

Thinking of you and your loved ones on this tragic day in history. You will never be forgotten and will be forever a hero.

Nicole Burdette
Wife of Deputy Alex Burdette EOW 3-12-05

September 11, 2006

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

Police Officer
Tennessee

July 25, 2006

Anthony...

I never called you Anthony or Tony...I always called you "Boss" or whatever rank you held at the time. You were a Cops, Cop. I thank you for helping me out when I needed it... for this I will always remember you and thank you.

You would be extremely proud of our Department today, as many of the men that you helped to develop are now leading us.

God bless you, Boss.. and thank you for being there for me when I needed you.

A Good Friend

June 26, 2004

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

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