Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Sidney A. Zaffuto

Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, January 8, 2004

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Reflections for Lieutenant Sidney A. Zaffuto

God rest your soul brother, your work is done. May your family be blessed for the sacrifice you made protecting us.

Deputy Sheriff
Bexar County Sheriff's Office TX

January 9, 2004

Peace to you and your loved ones, Sid...
Rest easy, Brother.

Sergeant Jason Hippler
Jefferson Parish S.O.

January 9, 2004

Rest easy brother the watch is ours now. Our Prayers are with your family, friends and loved ones.

APD #128
Altoona Police Dept. Altoona, Pa

January 9, 2004

God Bless you Deputy Zaffuto. Rest in Peace, Brother.
You shall not be forgotten.
My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and fellow officers.
The watch is ours...

Sheriff Steve Brown
Lunenburg/Queens Co. Sheriff's Office, Bridgewater, N.S., Canada

January 9, 2004

MAY GOD BLESS THIS GREAT HERO. MAY GOD ALSO BLESS THE MANY HEROS INVOLVED IN THIS INCIDENT. MAY THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS KNOW THAT GOD WILL HELP THEM PASS THROUGH THIS TERRIBLE TIME IN THIER LIVES. MAY THE KILLERS GET THE JUSTICE THEY DESERVE. REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

January 9, 2004

I am so sorry for the loss of this fine officer . My prayers are with his family in their grief .

Kenneth Harrington Garda
An Garda Siochana , Ireland

January 9, 2004

There are but two persons who protect the sinful human race from destroying itself. One is God's Holy Spirit. The other is the Peace Officer. Without them, we would all perish at each other's hands.

You were called into this profession and our Lord and Savior has blessed you because:
According to Romans 13.1-5...
God ordains the Peace Officer’s profession.
The Peace Officer is sent by God.
The Peace Officer is vested with God's authority to enforce the law.
A Peace Officer's badge is to be honored by us, because it is honored by God.

You gave the ultimate sacrifice, your life for your fellow man, while serving, defending, and protecting others in your community.

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Sidney Zaffuto and the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, your extended family of Law Enforcement Officers grieves with you during this time. I pray that God will wrap his loving arms around each of you and comfort you during this most difficult time.

To all my brothers and sisters, please remember the fallen officers we have lost. Remember the men and women who died trying to make this world a safer and better place for us all to live in. Please pray for this officer's family and friends as they struggle with this tragedy.
May God be with you every day, please remember, we are a part of the largest family in the world and when one hurts we all hurt.

Though our badges and uniforms may be different, our mission is the same. Rest in peace with our other fallen Brothers and Sisters. We will continue the fight in your honor.

Florida Deputy Sheriff

January 9, 2004

My thoughts and prayers are with you Deputy Sheriff Sidney Zaffuto, your family and the men and women of the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff's Office. Thank you sir for your service to your community and to this great nation.

Lt Thomas H. Drury
Clare City Police Dept.

January 9, 2004

My thoughts and prayers during your tragedy. May you look upon those you left behind as they deal with your unexpected death.

GOD BE WITH YOU ALL!!!!

Tonya Stephenson
Private Citizen, Aston, Pennsylvania

January 9, 2004

My thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Sheriff Zaffuto's wife, children, family, friends and co-workers. Thank God they caught them all!! Your law enforcement family mourns with you and will always be here for you. Psalm 55:22

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

January 9, 2004

Once again, One gave all. For that we we owe our gratitude.
Go with God Brother.

January 9, 2004

DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF DS SIDNEY ZAFFUTO.

Anonymous

January 9, 2004

most people would tell you that law enforcement is a dangerous job. i never listened. I was always afriad when there was a domestic call or when i heard dispatch say use caution with someone. My husband was a little man but his size never mattered to him. He wanted to be a policeman, he wanted to make the small town we lived in a safe place for everyone. i never thought that directing traffic would be the worst thing that he could do. I just want to say to all the officers that read this "To be careful out there and watch out for other drivers and be careful so you can go home to your family" GOD BLESS

Wife of Officer Toby Dirickson
EOW 11-2-03

January 9, 2004

god speed brother

Anonymous

January 9, 2004

RIP...

THE POLICEMAN'S LAST ROLL CALL ...

THE POLICEMAN STOOD AND FACED HIS GOD, WHICH MUST ALWAYS COME TO PASS. HE
HOPED HIS SHOES WERE SHINING, JUST AS BRIGHTLY AS HIS BRASS. "STEP FORWARD
NOW, POLICEMAN. HOW SHALL I DEAL WITH YOU? HAVE YOU ALWAYS TURNED THE OTHER
CHEEK? TO MY CHURCH HAVE YOU BEEN TRUE?"

THE POLICEMAN SQUARED his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't.
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a Saint. I've had to
work most Sundays, and at times my talk was rough, and sometimes I've been
violent because the streets are awfully tough. But I never took a penny that
wasn't mine to keep, though I worked a lot of overtime when the bills just
got to steep. And I never passed a cry for help, though times I shook with
fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept many unmanly tears. I know I
don't deserve a place among the people here, they never wanted me around
except to calm their fear. If you've a place for me Lord, it needn't be so
grand. I never expected or had too much, but if you don't, I'll understand."

There was silence all around the throne where the Saints had often trod. As
the policeman waited quietly, for the judgement of his God. "Step forward
now, policeman, you've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on Heaven's
streets, you've done your time in hell."

Author Unknown

Deputy
Dane County Sheriff's Office, WI

January 9, 2004

REST IN PEACE BROTHER. DAY IS DONE, BUT YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. MAY GOD GRANT YOUR FAMILY HOPE TO CARRY ON. MAYBE ONE DAY WE WILL MEET IN HEAVEN, REST.

DEP.M. RODRIGUEZ
BROWARD SHERIFF'S OFFICE,FL

January 9, 2004

Rest In Peace Brother.

Constable Dave Austin
Dekalb Co. Alabama Constable/K9 Handler

January 9, 2004

On behalf of the men and women who serve and work for the Georgia Perimeter College Police Department, our thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Sidney Zaffuto's family, friends, and co-workers with the Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff's Office.

God bless. Now you can walk Heaven's beat.

Officer Johns
Georgia Perimeter College Police Department

January 9, 2004

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and coworkers of Deputy Zaffuto. Rest in peace my brother in blue.

Anonymous

January 9, 2004

I am deeply sorry for the loss of this true hero. God bless the family, friends, department, and coworkers of this fallen officer.

Andrew
Baltimore City Police

January 9, 2004

Deputy Sherrif Zaffuto:

Your service will not be forgotten and your dedication to your community will forever be remembered. I do not enjoy checking this site and seeing yet another brother or sister in uniform was again taken from us. As many of us do, you were working part time to provide for what your salary didn't cover. It always saddens me to read, but know that your family will be protected by your extended family. So rest in peace brother Zaffuto, and may you be a blessing to God as you walk a beat in Heaven.

You and your family will be in our families thoughts and prayers...

Officer TW Jester
Fort Wayne Police, IN

January 9, 2004

Rest in peace my brother. My prayers are with your family in their time of great sorrow.

Trooper Curt Durnil
Indiana State Police

January 9, 2004

My sincerest condolences to the family, friends, and co-workers of Deputy Zaffuto. Nothing can replace your officer, but I pray that memories of happier times with him will help to ease the pain you're feeling now. Bless all of you.
Bless also, the brave officers who stepped up to help when they were needed.
Rest easy, Brother, you've done your part.


Monroe Co. Sheriff Dept. Bloomington, In.l

January 9, 2004

Yet another hero has been taken too soon. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Zaffuto. May the Lord give you strength and bless each of you during this time.
Rest in peace for your watch here is over; walk in heavens beat and guide us all to protect and serve others safely.

US Ranger Catroppa
National Park Service Kennesaw GA

January 9, 2004

Thank you for your service and courage, rest in peace Brother Sidney, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

January 9, 2004

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