Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Thomas G. Newman

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Saturday, November 23, 2002

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Reflections for Detective Thomas G. Newman

Rest in Peace Detective Newman.

Patrol Officer
Prince George's County, Maryland

July 7, 2004

To the family of Det. Newman,
I too am a survivor of a fallen officer. My dad died ILOD on April 17th, 2003. I never had the opportunity to meet Det. Newman but I know that he is a true hero. I remember hearing the story about what had happened to him from my dad and I was sickened. I always made it a point to ask my dad who was the officer that he was wearing the dreaded black band for. He would tell me and I would say a prayer for that officer and their families. I never imagined that the dreaded black band would one day be worn for my father. When the police came to my home and told me that my dad had died at work, my nightmare had come true. My dad was a 36 year veteran that would never retire. I guess GOD made that decision for him. I am glad that the waste of life cowards who did this to Det. Newman are going to pay for the life they stole. When they buried my dad, he had an In Memory Of pin on his dress uniform under his badge with Det. Thomas Newman's name inscribed. I can only pray that there won't be someone wearing an In Memory Of pin with my dad's name on it. I guess that now my dad and Det. Newman are up in heaven swapping stories with the many heroes that they worn the black bands for in the past. They are now guarding God's golden throne. Rest peacefully Blue Heroes.
Heather T. (Daughter of Lt. Taylor)
ILM of Lt. Walter Taylor Jr. BCPD Eastern District
EOW 4/17/03

Heather Everhart (Taylor)
Daughter of Lt. Walter Taylor BCPD EOW 4/17/03

March 31, 2004

Det. Newman we are thinking of you and your family as these cowards are being tried. Justice will be served.

PO J. Rollhauser
Baltimore City PD

January 27, 2004

Reading what happened to Detective Newman has made me absolutely sick. May the cowards that did this rot in hell. It is hearbreaking when a brother in blue goes down. Detective Newman, may god bless you and your family. You are a true warrior through and through. Rest in peace my brother. May we all walk the streets of heaven together. *You will never be forgotten*

A streetcop in Texas

Anonymous

January 22, 2004

AS MUCH AS I'VE HEARD ABOUT YOU FROM YOU CO-WORKERS AT THE CHECK AND FRAUD UNIT, I REALLY WISH I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET YOU, YOU ARE LOVED AND MISSED VERY MUCH, I WILL TRY AND HONOR YOU BY TRYING TO DO THIS JOB AS YOU WOULD, WITH DEDICATION, LOYALTY AND PROFESSIONALISM. GOD BLESS AND REST IN PEACE.

DET. D.A. GREENE
BALTIMORE CITY POLICE DEPT.

January 21, 2004

It's been 7 months since Detective Newman's death, and I hope his family and friends are doing well. The circumstances he was in reminds me of when I have been approached by suspicious people late at night while I was minding my own business and doing nothing wrong. It really angers me to know that this is what happened to Det. Newman for being one of the few people who stand up to these animals who prey on others. Thank you for your sacrifice, and I hope that I will be able to someday serve with courage the way you did. He certainly must be at peace in heaven.

Pat
Baltimore, MD

As a member of Det Newman's academy class (90-4) I wish to convey my sincerest condolenses to his family. Tom you will be greatly missed but never forgotten.

Lt Waltitia Hollman
BPD

How sad to learn of this senseless death. I was Tom's classmate in Baltimore Police Departments Academy Class 90-4. He was the quiet one, the "Stealth Officer" as I had called him. A super nice guy of few words. I left the BPD in 1995 but have always kept up on the happenings there. I was friends with Harold Carey and worked with him in Central. It breaks my heart.
RIP
Kevin and April Archer
LAPD

Officer Kevin M. Archer
Los Angeles Police Department

As I read all these reflections one stuck out at me. The one that a deputy wrote from Dane Co. Sheriff's Department in WI. "It makes me sick to my stomach to see people attacking police officers while there back is turned. It makes me wonder what kind of a world we live in." Well Deputy. I couldn't agree with you more! I am very proud to know that I will be entering the force to work side by side with officers like Thomas Newman. All of you Dep.s are great people who keep this world stitched together. Be safe out there guys!

Andi -Criminal Justice Student

My condolences to the fallen officer. My wife and I were visiting Baltimore when he was shot the first time. We were horrified by that attack.

To the officer's partners: Do not stop, continue to fight! Police officers may be only people who understand our job.

Tpr Jarred SLATER
PA State Police

I'am sorry.

Cpl Marko Martin
St Martin Parish Sheriff's Office

To the family of Detective Thomas G. Newman, I offer my condolences for the loss of your loved one and hope that the deep concern and sympathy of others brings you comfort at this difficult time.

Magistrate Arthur D. Shores Lee
Alabama Jefferson County Magistrate

this just makes me sick. i hope you boys do something about this. you cant let those scum bags rule the streets like they do. i heard of them going after the witness but the cops. that really ticks me off. dont let this go boys. do rite by him and take back those streets. i support you guys and so does most everyone else. god bless him and his children. rest in peace brother.

jack
SAN FRANCISCO PD

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, your friends, and your fellow officers.....god bless.


Fairview Oregon Police Department

I am greatly bothered. You are and will always be a wonderful officer, Det Newman. You did what any of us would do in the line of duty. What upsets me is the disregard people are having for law enforcement. Your death has reached far and wide, and more personal to people then you would ever want. Walk the streets of Heaven proudly, you have taught us all well.

Anonymous

My heart goes out to the family of Det. Thomas Newman. I am sure he loved doing this job and now he is in a better place. Hopefully the justice system will do it right this time and put these spineless animals away for good. May god bless your whole family, please watch over us brother.

Ptlm.
New Castle County Police, DE

This death really gets me fired up...........senseless......To the family of Det.Newman be strong and Det. Newman is now in a better.place......God speed and see you when i get there!!

Ptl. R.Dorilus
Newark Police Department, NJ

Today I went to my friend's Funeral
I've never felt pain like this before.
The senseless act from that cowards that too you too soon.

I remember when my friend's daughter was born.
Two days after her birth I saw him, he was glowing.
With a big grin on his face, he told me he was a father again.

My friend's daughter is 3 now, and what a wonderful girl she is
My Friend won't see his daughter Mature
Nor will she see her father again.

You see, my friend was shot and killed,
Killed for doing a job he loved so much
Killed by Cowards on the street.

My friend is at peace now
Leaving everyone and me to grieve.
Not remembering the bad, but always remembering the fun.

We will miss you Tommy,
Rest In Peace my Friend
You will be sorely missed.

November 30, 2002

Anonymous

My thoughts and prayers are with Detective Newman's children, family, friends and co-workers. You are never alone in your pain and sorrow. Psalm 55:22

Denise Nichols - surviving spouse
Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002

I was absolutely sickened when I read the account of Detective Newman's cold-blooded murder. It just goes to show that officers are truly never off duty. May you rest in peace, Detective.

Police Dispatcher Jo R.
University of Minnesota PD


Words cannot express the fellings and emotions that were running through my body as i read this horrible story. Those scumbags took the life of a dedicated Police Officer, and a devoted Father. My deepest sympathy to those precious children, and condolences to the Baltimore City Police Department in the senseless slaying of a commrade.

Recruit Don Reichhardt
60th Basic Police Academy
Crater Criminal Justice Academy


Virginia State University Police Department

TIME TO SPREAD YOUR WINGS AND FLY WITH THE ANGELS DETECTIVE NEWMAN.

OFFICER WILLIAM CERAVOLA
READING TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPT., PA

I know you must be patroling the streets of Heaven as you did your duty here on earth. May the Lord keep watch over your family and help them in their hour of need.

P.O.M. Scheider #206
Jersey City Police Dept.-Motorcyle Sqd.

You are a true HERO....Now you are protecting us from above, but you will never be forgotten by your brothers and sisters in blue


Clarksville Police Dept.

AS A FORMER BALTIMORE CITY OFFICER, SOUTHEAST DISTRICT 1971-1979, I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. GOD BE WITH YOU.

SAC (Ret)Jack E. Hurley
USACID

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