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Police Officer Santos Valentin, Jr.

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2001

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Reflections for Police Officer Santos Valentin, Jr.

On the anniversary of 9/11, I thank you and your comrades for your selfless duty and courage that momentous day. Your sacrifice and those of the victims and other first responders will forever be honored in the annals of brave men and women who gave their all for their city, state and for the United States of America. A hero in every sense of the word. At 17 years on the job, you didn't have to be in ESU, but you were--it says a lot about who you were.

James Lopey, Assistant Sheriff (Ret)
Washoe County Sheriff's Office (Reno, Nevada)
Nevada DPS

September 11, 2023

Today my 10 yr old is running in your honor with the tunnel to towers run in ft myers Florida. Thank you and we honor you today and everyday.

Mahdi-Jelani Balfour
Runner in your honor

September 9, 2023

Rest in peace Officer Valentin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 15, 2022

Officer Valentin,
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 Nee York City and our Country as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 11, 2021

It seems like yesterday we were sitting in Chauncey 's talking about if we're working the holidays. Another Christmas is coming and you'll be remembered by all who were privileged to know you.

Retired. P.O. George Ost
NYPD 108 pct

December 13, 2020

2020 Happy Birthday miss talking to you the world is missing a amazing person RIP our angel

Ella warnock

October 24, 2020

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!


September 13, 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

Miss you forever my little bro. God Bless.. Thank you for all you did to save the USA. Wish you were here...


September 12, 2019

Hi There Papo…I miss you.. Happy 18yrs in Heaven with our Lord. Ghissy got engaged. Jo went back to school. We have 4 grandkids on Toms side. I wish you guys would have met. You are two peas in a pod. This Sep 11 th brings me to 2001 when we lost you. I wish things were different and you were alive to tell us of all your ventures including saving lives.Mom is 90 in 2 months. Wari just got Married. May you rest in Peace little bro. Will always miss you. Ill always love you.Your Big Sis... Big Al...

Older Sister

September 12, 2019

Officer Valentin your bravery, dedicated service will never be forgotten. Your service forever honored. Thoughts are with your family today.

G. Birkholz Mother of
Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011 Fond du Lac PD

September 11, 2019

Today is 17 Years seems like yesterday. Miss you our angel.

Ella Milazzo Warnock
One of his best friend

September 11, 2018

Hi Papo its 17 years I don't believe you are gone. I miss you more and more each day. I wish you were here unharmed and enjoying our family as we had enjoyed you year afteryear.Happy Anniversary in Heaven. Please say hi and my love to.. Daddy.. Augie and my Sunflower. I love and miss you . Your Big sis Al

Alida Valentin Silva- young

September 9, 2018

My Dear Papo,,, Happy 16 yrs anniversary in heaven. Say hi To Dad. I miss you so much each and every day,,, so does Mom and our entire Family. I wish you were here and sense your presence often. May you rest in peace. Please continue to be our Guardian Angell. Your big sis Alice.

Alida V Silva Young

September 11, 2017

papo, 15 years have come, and the wound is just like yesterday. Your new nephews and nieces know what a Hero you still are. Mom is OK Give Dad a big Hug. There are to angels up there watch them for us. God Bless miss you Love you, Wish you were here with us enjoying the new additions.!!!! Love RoeRoe


September 11, 2016

May you rest in peace my brother, because you are a true hero for your sacrifice. May God bless you and your family. Until we meet one day.

N.Y.PD. Lt.(Ret.) Ray Flores

September 11, 2016

Think of you every year on this day and how we lost a true hero


September 11, 2015

We will be keeping your special intentions and your family in our prayers today. Thank you for rushing in when others rushed out. Thank you for the lives that you saved that do not even know your name. GOD bless.


September 11, 2015

Rest in peace PO Santos Valentin, your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Ret Det Catherine OConnor

September 11, 2014

Santos, I treasure the memories of you as a friend and brother officer. Our time in Street Crime to our time in ESU. Thank You for the time you bandaged my leg in Brooklyn. I will continue to pray for you and our friends who are watching over us all now.
Mrs. Valentin, I am sorry for your loss as your son was a GREAT officer and I am proud to have known him. God Bless you and your family.


October 20, 2012

You as always are remembered today

Civilian, Manchester, NH

September 11, 2012

Papo , You will always be in my heart and my prayers ! Love ya , Katrina


September 9, 2012

Dear Papo in heaven:
For 10 years I have been so said for your mom and dad each anniversary of 9/11. As my brohter Donald said, you were always the boy scout until the very end. You were always thinking of helping and saving others, never once comtemplating your own safety.
I am so proud of you and know when my day comes, we will be dancing salsa together in heaven.
Love you and miss you always, Darlene

Darlene Kearns

September 11, 2011

Hi Papo happy tenth anniversary in heaven. We miss you each day more and more thank you for all you did to save so many.. I will be reading your name tomorrow. I love you. God bless. mom and day miss you so much and pray the rosary and light a candle daily. God bless little brother....

your sister alida(alicea0

September 10, 2011

Hi Papo happy tenth anniversary in heaven. We miss you each day more and more thank you for all you did to save so many.. I will be reading your name tomorrow. I love you. God bless. mom and day miss you so much and pray the rosary and light a candle daily. God bless little brother....

your sister alida(alicea0

September 10, 2011

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