Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Mary Ann Collura

Fair Lawn Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, April 17, 2003

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Reflections for Police Officer Mary Ann Collura

From all your brothers and sisters from the Voorhees Twp. Police Dept, you will never be forgotten.

Ptlm. Tom Cocco#65
Voorhees Twp Police NJ

As a former Bergen County resident, I am especially hurt by this tragedy. I made sure that the cops in San Diego knew that Mary Ann was truly a hero. I'm sure she will be missed by her family and peers.

Police Officer
San Diego P.D.

What a an awful, horrible thing to happen to someone as noble and brave as Maryann. My heart hurts for all her family and friends. Maryann will always be in my prayers along with friends and family

Caitlin Herbert

Caitlin Herbert
none

My deepest sympathy and condolences to the Family of Officer Mary Ann Collura and the members of the Fair Lawn Police Department.

Jim Walsh, Chief Inspector
Customs and Border Protection

To the family, friends and co-workers of THIS HERO Officer Collura... I'm so sorry for your loss. You can't imagine how many of us are out here sharing your pain right now, wishing we could help. May God bless and comfort you all.

Jamie Johnson, surviving sister of
Officer Jon Cook
San Francisco Police Department

BUFFALO, NEW YORK

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS POLICE OFFICERS
WISH TO SEND OUR CONDOLENCES. OUR THOUGHTS
AND PRAYERS ARE WITH OFFICER COLLURA, HER FAMILY
AND CO-WORKERS.

GOD BLESS...

PO ERNEST G. PENN
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS POLICE

I did not know Mary Ann Collura,
but I know what she stood for
on the night of April 17, 2003.

Those of us that walk this beat have
lived the scenario that ended her life;
How many times?
Without the tragic ending.

We know the meaning of the old refrain....
"There,
but for the Grace of God,
Go I."

We thank you Mary Ann for your sacrifice and
your dedication, and we thank you for responding when
you heard the call of a fellow Officer.

We also heard the call.... "Officer down."
And we came; 10,000 of us came,
to show that you did not fall alone.

What you started we finished. So that our unity will serve both as an example and a warning... to those that would doubt our resolve.

You, your family, and co-workers are in our prayers.

Sgt. C. A. Mos
Newark, NJ PD

I salute you my fallen sister. My heart goes out to your friends, family and co-workers.

Debra Holmes
RCMP, IAWP, BC Canada

Rest easy sister...your watch is done.
You will forever remain in our thoughts, our hearts and in our prayers. God has another hero to guard his gates...


Cleveladn Police, Retired Ohio

My heart goes out to the family, friends and the Fair Lawn Police Department in your time of loss. Keep the memory of Mary Ann alive in your hearts and minds and she will always be with you. Rest now my sister in blue, for the Lord has called you home.

Ofcr. Susan Harmison
Tampa PD Tampa,FL

So sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to the Family and Department for whom at the start of duty it was just another routine day. God Bless and take care of you all at this sad time.

Constable, Nigel R Keane
Royal Parks Constabulary, London UK

Rest in peace sister, justice has been served. Deepest condolences to the friends, fellow officers, and family.

Officer Doug Cruz
FDEP Division Of Law Enforcment

Rest in peace blue angel. Thank you for all you did for the citizens of this country.

S. Yates
concerned citizen

My deepest condolences and sorrow for the loss of Officer Collura. It saddens me that a person who blazed a trail for other female officers would receive such a fate. I work with female officers on every shift and have not previously considered the anguish to follow if one of them was lost. Again, I am sorry for Officer Collura's death. A very brave woman, an officer, and hopefully in my afterlife, a friend.

Deputy Sheriff Chris Harper
Putnam County Sheriff's Office

From the Brothers and Sisters of the Sarpy County Sheriffs Office, may you rest in peace. You may be gone, but you will never be forgotten.

Annonymous
Sarpy County Sheriffs Office, Nebraska

After growing up in Bergenfield, only a short distance down the road from Fair Lawn, it is very hard for me to see a fellow officer die in the line of duty so close to home. My thoughts and prayers are with the Collura Family at this very difficult time.

CPL. J Schmelz
Shreveport Police Dept., L.A.

Our deepest sympathy and prayers to the family of Police Officer Mary Ann Collura. May our Lord comfort you at this time.

Sincerely,
Lyndell and Elizabeth Taylor
Parents of
Deputy Sheriff (Douglas County,Oregon)
Morris Lyn Taylor
EOW 09-14-02

True heroes are never forgotten. Rest in peace Sister Mary.

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

From the brothers and sisters of Readington Township Police PBA local #317, our deepest condolences, thoughts, and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Collura, and our fellow brothers and sisters of the Fairlawn PD.

SGT. Scott Crater
Readington Township Police

IN VALOR THERE IS HOPE. YOU SHOWED GREAT COURAGE MAKING A DIFFRENCE IN THIS CRAZY WORLD. YOU UNSELFISHLY GAVE YOUR LIFE TO PROTECT AND SERVE THE PUBLIC. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. YOU'RE A HERO! GOD SPEED, WE WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT FOR YOU. YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN! HEROES NEVER DIE, YOU'RE SPIRIT IS IN ALL OF US WHO CHOOSE TO WEAR THE BADGE.

DEPUTY MARK LAFRAMBOISE
JACKSON CO. MO SHERIFF'S DEPT.

You lived and died a hero. May God comfort your family. Rest east my sister...


Cleveladn Police, Ohio Retired

May you rest in peace with pride and honor for the profession you loved so dear. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children OF GOD. Maryann, you will never be forgotten by your brothers & sisters.

Lieutenant Gene DiGiacomo
East Orange Police Department

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Collura's family, friends and co-workers. You will never be alone in your pain and grief. Your law enforcement family will always be with you. Psalm 55:22

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

R.I.P. MaryAnn Collura
You are truely a hero and will never be forgotten.
New York State Court Officers

court officer
NY COURTS

We are deeply saddened by the senseless murder of our sister officer, Mary Ann COLLURA. Our condolences to the family and fellow officers at the Fair Lawn Police Deparment. Officer COLLURA you will not be forgotten....................

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

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