Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Rodney J. Andrews

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, March 10, 2003

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Reflections for Detective Rodney J. Andrews

To a fallen brother, my heart goes out to the family of Detective Rodney J. Andrews.

Officer Baker
San Diego Police Department

Dear Law Enforcement Family,

I do not know you but I am so sorry for your loss. I cannot imagine what you are going through. I am the wife of a police officer and I pray each night that my husband comes home to me. His last words to me before he leaves for work is, “I love you and I’ll be home.” I pray he is able to keep his word.

God be with you, your family and the New York City Police.

Tracy
Policeman's Wife, Washington State

I am always saddened and angered to hear of a Law Officers passing, my prayers go out to the Family, friends, and fellow officers of Detective Rodney J. Andrews during this delicate time.

God Bless your soul dear Brother... you and your family are in my prayers.

Officer Glenn McGloughlin
King County Jail - Seattle, WA

A hero on Earth and an angel in heaven. My thoughts and prayers are with your children, family, and friends.

Friend and partner of Michael Shannon, Deputy Sheriff, Adams County.
EOW 03-07-03

Sgt. Tammy Kroetz
Adams County Sheriff's Dept, Friendship, WI

I Did not know these men, but I do know that the NYPD risk their lives everyday for us, and it is a shame when one loses their lives, my heart goes out to the friends of family of these 2 fine Gentlemen...

God Bless you, your family, and the New York City Police Department. Rest In Peace Brother.

Police Officer
LaVergne, TN Police Dept.

You are a real Hero. My prayers go out to you and your family.

Anonymous

God bless you for the job you have done- May God watch over your family.

BJN
Federal

Deepest condolences to the family members,friends,and co-workers of Detective Rodney J. Andrews. May God be with you all during these difficult times. God Bless him.




God bless

Patrol Officer. R.Gomez
Pinecrest Police, Florida

Rest in peace and God bless.

Ptlm
CPD, NY

Rest in peace brother. My deepest sympathy to the family,and NYPD.

Officer Dean Hammond
Lexington Police, KY

God rest your soul, your name will not be tarnished nor destroyed. You served as a hero and died as a hero.

One of your own

Deputy Sheriff
Maryland

You gave the ultimate sacrifice. You may be gone, but you will NEVER be forgotten. We are all family in this job, sometimes we are the only family each other has. In pace requiescat, Rest in peace! Keep a watch on the rest of us as we go on shift each day.

"When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a way that when you die, the world will cry and you will rejoice." (American Indian Prayer)

Isaiah 40:31

Officer Kimberly Moses
MTSU Campus PD, TN

We have lost another guardian angle that walked upon this earth, and each one I see fall in the line of duty makes me want to be a Police Officer more and more. I pray that one day soon God will give the strength to be a hero like Det. R.J. Andrews. May God give you the strength to make it through the pain of losing a loved one.

M. Johnson Police trainee BCC

M. Johnson
Basic Law Enforcement trainee Brunswick Comm. College NC

rest in peace blue angel. Thank you for your service.

S. Yates

From across the ocean, my deepest sympathy to the family and
colleaues of Det. Andrews.

PC Dave Richards
Hertfordshire Constabulary

My sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Detective Andrews.

While I did not have the privilege to have known him, I am sure that he has earned his seat in heaven. Rest well fellow officer, those of us remaining will cover your post on the blue line.

Sergeant Ryan McNeil
New Chicago, Indiana Police Department

Take comfort in knowing we all are one family.
Our department, and its' members, are there for you at all times.


Gresham Police Benevolent Group

DETECTIVE ANDREWS: THANK YOU FOR SERVICE TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND AMERICA. IT IS ALWAYS DIFFICULT TO HEAR THAT ANOTHER BROTHER HAS LOST HIS LIFE SO EARLY. YOUR WORK DID MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND HELPED TO KEEP OTHERS SAFE. THOUGH YOU ARE GONE YOU WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN! WATCH OVER YOUR LAW ENFORCEMENT BROTHERS AND SISTERS AS WE CARRY ON THE FIGHT TO BRING JUSTICE TO OUR CITIES, COUNTIES AND AMERICA. GOD BLESS YOU!!

DEPUTY SHERIFF
VIRGINIA

Blessed are the peacemakers.... May God grant closure to your family and a healing peace. God speed to your ultimate reward on heaven's streets. Thank you for your service.

Concerned Military Member
USAF

Another sad day for the Law Enforcement Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, co-workers of Detective Rodney Andrews. God Bless you!


New Tazewell Police Dept.

My fiance, Dennis McElderry, was the first law enforcement casualty of 2003. It saddens me to know that Dennis was not the first to die in the line of duty, nor will he and Rodney be the be the last to die this way.

Having gone through the pain of losing Dennis I can truly understand and feel the pain that Detective Andrew's family, friends, and co-workers must be feeling. My heart goes out especially to his children. I wish I could give you a few words of wisdom to help you through this tough time, but there isn't anything I can really say or do to make the situation better. Please know that my thoughts are with you.

Please accept my condolences on behalf of the McElderry family and remember that Rodney is part of huge law enforcement family. If you ever need anything any number of them will be there for you (as I've quickly found out!) From reading the many reflections posted here, I am certain Rodney was well respected and well loved. Thank you for a job well done and for helping to make this world a safer place for us all. Please take care of my fiance Dennis.

Peace, Love, Luck, and Happiness!

Jocelyne Brar
Dennis McElderry's fiancee - EOW (01/03/03)

NYPD ~ "Fidelis Ad Mortem" (Faithful Unto Death)

Detective Andrews served his department proudly, having the dedication that the NYPD motto depicts, "Fidelis Ad Mortem." May God bless his family and fellow officers. He went were others feared to go, all so that we could be safe. Rest well, and thank you for fighting the good fight.

Pat
Baltimore County Police Explorer, MD

Rest in Peace.

Police Officer
NYPD

Yo, Bro. Sleep well, you will be remembered

A Brother

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