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

A great tragedy. I hope better procedures evolved from this case.

By the way, I don't think they had to "drive passed". The probably had to drive PAST.

Brian A. Kirkland Battalion Chief
Newark Fire Department

December 31, 2014

Officer Andrews, I read your story in "Brave Hearts." You were a true hero serving your community well. Losing you was a tragedy for those you swore to protect and your family. Thank you for all you did.


June 30, 2014

Miss you Jay

Lt. Pappas

March 10, 2014

My sincerest condolences. You gave your lives to protect us, and we will never forget it.


July 31, 2013

I am glad tor the verdict and thankful that the death penalty still exists in the federal courts so that these two families received the full measure of justice they deserved for the brutal murder of their loved ones. I am remembering with gratitude the service and supreme sacrifice of Detectives Andrews and Nemorin today and hold all who call them beloved in my heart's embrace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

July 25, 2013

Rest in Peace

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Departmant, Maryland

July 4, 2013

I have a hard time believing it has been ten years since you were taken from this earthly life. I think of you often and include your family in my prayers every day.
(Ret.) P.O. Ann Lia Rubio, MNTF

Retired P.O. Ann Lia Rubio
Retired NYPD

May 20, 2013

Its hard to believe that you were killed 10 years ago. Your children have grown to be very special young people, and you would have been proud of them yesterday.
Rest in Peace Jay.


March 11, 2013

Wow I can't believe its been 10 years! I Think of you often my friend. You are dearly missed by so many...God Bless You & James and your family, i hope your boys are well and still playing chess :)
Your friend,

PO Greg Galustian

March 10, 2013

Fidelis Ad Mortem

Lt. Pappas

March 10, 2013

May God bless BOTH these brave brothers and their families.
In reading the events that transpired, a red flag went up with the cops returning a week later to buy another weapon. I think that led to the suspects suspecting they were cops. Maybe not enough time had lapsed between buys. Maybe the backup cops should have kept a closer eye on their partners. Who knows? Nevertheless, I sincerely hope the NYPD has reviewed and revised this buy and bust procedure.

T. Gray
Work in Healthcare

February 6, 2013

I remember Detective Andrews coming over to my family's home ever so often to play dominoes, when I was going through the beginning stages of my investigation to get into the NYPD Police Academy. He was a very good friend of my father-in-law. I met him when I started my process and he told me that He, too, was a Police Officer, and He used to give me brief synopsis' of the job, here and there. I also remember that when his two boys used to misbehave, he would NOT yell at them or punish them, but yet, make them drop down and pump out ten push-ups, and because he was such a fitness buff and in great shape, that always gave me great motivation to try to stay in shape and treat everyone with respect and dignity they way he showed his two boys at my home. I truly respect the way Detective Andrews carried himself and I would love to Honor his memory by carrying myself in the same fashion. When he passed my Father-in-Law, and my family were crushed, because he was such a nice guy and he always treated me with Respect and like a Cop even though I wasn't even on the Job yet. He will always be missed and Honored by Myself and my family. God Bless You both Rodney and Detective James Nemorin and the families, you left behind. May you both Rest in the Lord's Kingdom Forever!!!

PO Anthony Torres
NYPD, Friend

September 5, 2012

A Hero may fall but shall never be forgotten, RIP Sir.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

June 2, 2012

I can't believe 9 years ago today you were taken from us, Rest in Peace Jay.

Lt. Pappas

March 10, 2012

Nine years ago today. Miss and love you both.

Anon Friend

March 10, 2012

Its been 8 years since you were taken from so many... Im so thankful to have met you, you will always have a place in my heart and I cherish the memories we share... You were a truly wonderful person, bigger than life.. I will never forget Jay boogie... God bless your boys and family always.. I know you are forever their guardian angel...


T. Lopez

June 30, 2011

It's has been 8 years without you brother and yet it seems like you just left us...I take this time to reflect on our years growing up together, always being there for one another and becoming who we are, you are always in my heart each and everyday, so proud and honored to have had you in my life and as my brother. We miss you.

love your sister Elaine

Elaine Williams

March 17, 2011

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge - Proverbs 14:32.

Never forgotten.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

March 10, 2011

Thinking of you today and always

Lt. June Pappas

March 10, 2010

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends as another year passes. May they know that you will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 10, 2010

Looking back now, I still can't believe you are gone. We had some good times together working "The Heights" while in the MNTF. You were one of the truest people I ever met and your courage will never be forgotten. You're appearance always made people think twice, but if they only knew the kind hearted person you were. You were a true friend will will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace Jay.

PO Michael Sloan
Ex-NYPD Hatfield Twp. Police Dept., Pa.

October 29, 2009

"Fidelis ad Mortem"

PO ADAMS"Fidelis ad Mortem"

July 19, 2009


Always in my thought & prayers. Miss you.

Lt. Pappas

April 8, 2009

today marks six years and i am sure your families of blood and blue there are still missing you . may they all know that the thin blue will never be the same and as we all struggle each day to right the wrongs in this society , you and your sacrifice are not forgotten..........continued rest dear brother we still have the watch from here.........

officer val pickens
b'ham pd/b'ham , al

March 10, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. Continue to keep watch over them and those still out on patrol watching over the Thin Blue Line. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 10, 2009

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