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Police Officer Robert Fazio, Jr.

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2001

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Reflections for Police Officer Robert Fazio, Jr.

I was in 10th grade in Texas on 9/11/01. I remember in the days after everyone bought bracelets with the name of a first responder that was lost on that day as a way to honor and remember them. I'm now 36 years old and every single year on 9/11 I look up the name that was on my bracelet to see his face and read about his heroic actions each year. I did not know him, or anyone that was lost that day, but I will never forget him. Thank you Robert Fazio, Jr. for your courage and bravery.

Anonymous
Anonymous

September 15, 2021

I was in 10th grade in Texas on 9/11/01. I remember in the days after everyone bought bracelets with the name of a first responder that was lost on that day as a way to honor and remember them. I'm now 36 years old and every single year on 9/11 I look up the name that was on my bracelet to see his face and read about his heroic actions each year. I did not know him, or anyone that was lost that day, but I will never forget him. Thank you Robert Fazio, Jr. for your courage and bravery.

Anonymous
Anonymous

September 15, 2021

My name is also Robert fazio. I also remember this terrible day and when I first found out a very brave policeman died in the world trade center. I was only 33 then till this day everyday and on this day I can't help but feel I I have a kindred spirit in heaven. My heart goes out to all of his family and all the families that suffered and still are. September 11th is a very hard day for me but I cannot even fathom how hard it is for all of you. Rest in peace. Robert

Civilian
Just a kindred spirit with the same name as the deceased

September 11, 2021

Rest in peace Bobby. 2 decades have passed by so quickly but we will never forget you, nor forgive the people responsible for that day. It was an honor to work with you and we are certain your family knows what a great cop you were and that you will never be forgotten by us.

Vincent G
NYPD 34 Pct. (Ret.)

September 11, 2021

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

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 11, 2021

Dearest Bobby,

You were my hero pre 9/11. I think of you always and honor you every 9/11. I can’t believe it’s been 20 years.

I will never forget and forever be grateful for all your help in restoring my apartment which I still have today.
That day I walked into the 13th precinct asking for help to get squatters out of my apartment, you were in civilian clothes ready to go home for the day.I stood there crying asking for your help. I could see your compassion as you listened to me.

And I knew your heart as soon as you said ‘okay,I will come help you’. You unselfishly put your uniform back on and proceeded with me to my apartment. It ended up being a bigger deal than we thought and you had to call for back up.

I got to spend the next few days with you going through belongings that were left in my apartment. You were kind, giving and so comforting. We laughed so much at some of the things we found. I am so blessed to have met you that day

Over the months to come we would stay in touch. I would see you in the neighborhood helping elderly neighbors carrying groceries and always extending yourself.

You were one of a kind. I will forever hold you in my heart. I know you are watching over.

With love,
Maria
September 2021

Maria
Friend

September 10, 2021

Dearest Rob,
I will Never Forget you, my friend, my love. 20 years have gone by so fast. I remember the last day I saw you and said to u, be careful out there, I don't want to see you on the news one day. It sends shivers down my spine thinking of my premonition, which I never said out loud. You were a good friend, soft spoken, kind and handsome. I wish to God you weren't working on September 11, 2001. However God had different plans for you Robbie than what we had once planned. I remember you always, miss you at times and as Taylor Dayne once song, I'll Always Love You for the rest of my days....From G-Club days to 2001. May God bless you and keep you in his loving grace! I know I have a Guardian Angel and he is wearing a police uniform just like the teddy bear you gave me. Ciao for now bello, until we meet again! Xoxo Lu

Lucianna Brescia
Friend

September 1, 2021

19 years have gone by so fast Bobby. We will never forget you or your sacrifice. Rest in peace.

Vincent G
NYPD 34 Pct. (Ret.)

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 walked for you on 9/11/19,. Jackson Hole Fire/EMS Annual climb our local ski mountain - snow king in your honor. I took your badge to the top of the mountain. We will always remember

Fire fighter Jackson Hole Fire/EMS
Janet Palermo

September 12, 2019

It's been 18 years now and we will never forget your sacrifice, nor forgive the persons responsible. Rest in peace, it was an honor to work with you Bobby.

PO Vincent G.
NYPD Ret. 34 Pct

September 11, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Fazio.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 16, 2019

Last week marked 16 years since your passing. I was 11 years old on September 11, 2001 and I still remember waking up that morning and seeing my mother in tears. I looked up at the television and right away noticed where those tears were coming from. 16 years later I am now 27 and just beginning my path in law enforcement. I am currently part of Class 425 in the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Academy. I hope to become a sworn officer before the end of the year and one day become a hero like yourself and everybody who lost their lives helping others on that horrific day are. Thank you for your sacrifice and you are a true hero.

Deputy Sheriff Trainee
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department

September 17, 2017

16 years have passed already and it still feels like yesterday that they took you from us.
Rest in eternal peace Bobby.

PO Vincent G.
NYPD Ret 34 Pct

September 11, 2017

May God rest your soul, thank you for your service.

Peter Kennedy

October 25, 2015

14 years have passed by already but it still seems like yesterday that you were taken from us. You are a true American hero and it was an honor working and wearing the same patch as you.

PO Vincent G.
NYPD Ret 34 Pct..

September 11, 2015

i think that this was a bad thing that happened in I still sad

kyla
firend

September 19, 2014

Bobby, Rest in peace. You were a hero in life and will always be a hero. You are always in our prayers and thoughts and we will never forget you.

Tyrone, Gina & America Alindato

September 11, 2012

You are remembered as always

Pat
civilian

September 11, 2012

I never knew you Officer Fazio, but I remember seeing your name on a sign after the attack. The sign simply read "Have you seen Robert Fazio." All of these years later, I still remember your name. I have kept you in my thoughts for well over 10 years. I live in Virginia. I never knew you sir, but I will always remember that sign. I want you to know how brave you were that day. Thank you and rest in piece.

Sherry Hart
Someone who never knew you but knows of you

April 3, 2012

rip

Matt geinopolos

December 12, 2011

Thank you for saving my husband on that day. You pulled him from the concourse, got him out and put him into an ambulance before you ran back in to save more lives. I didn't even know him then, but your selflessness and extreme courage is to this day changing the course of lives. Please know that the man you saved is doing great things as a foster parent to children in need (and he rescues animals as well). He is a wonderful father to these children. Your legacy lives on in him, and in them, and in everything they and their children and their children's children will do.

They will know about you. You will never, ever be forgotten.

Melanie
Spouse of Man Officer Fazio Saved

September 9, 2011

Every time I walk into the 13th or the Academy I think of you. You were the fixture of the Precinct, my cousin's faithful partner for years. You remained at her side for her entire time in the hospital in April 2001 when she died of cancer. It was no surprise to find out when I was assigned to the Detective Bureau at the 13th Precinct on the night of September 11 to find out that you gave your life saving others. You were a true cop. You did it right, day in and day out. I think about how you and Maureen are probably still doing it right driving around together protecting us all. I'll never forget and will continue to try to do it the way you did. Thanks Bobby

Lt Kevin O'Connor
NYPD

September 24, 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

Remembering you on this day. God bless your family and friends.

New Mexico

Anonymous

September 11, 2009

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