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

Rest my sister. We will carry your name on for you.

Andi-CJ student

Rest easy sister, you have done your time here bravely and gone to heaven a hero....thank you for all you have done, your brothers and sisters here will continue to fight the battle and make you proud as you watch over us. My prayers go out to the family, friends and fellow officers of Mary Ann Collura, may God be with you.

PO C Brochu
Union PD

Never forgotten.


Your tour of duty has ended but the memory of your dedicated service will live on forever. Rest in peace our sister in blue.

your brother officers
Mountainside PBA 126

Our prayers for the family & friends she has left behind.

God Bless and thank you FL.

Angie & Frank Lehr (& Family)
Spouse of a Police Officer/California

Dear Mary Ann, You did not deserve this. You are a true hero among blue. You will not be forgotten. Once a Sister always a Sister. Your brothers and sisters will continue the fight against evil (no matter what it takes). Our prayers go out to you, your family, and the Fair Lawn PD. Rest in Peace dear Sister.

Chief Steve Guibord, Naples Police, Utah
Inv. Jackie Guibord (ret) Provo Police (SISB), Utah

Chief Steven C. Guibord
Naples Police

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

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





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....
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

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.

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.

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

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