Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Keith A. Ferguson

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, January 31, 2004

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Reflections for Sergeant Keith A. Ferguson

At the beginning of every shift I supervise, myself and the other officers on shift dedicate the day to the memory of a fallen officer.

Tonight, January 31, 2005 we dedicated the shift to the memory of Sergeant Keith Ferguson who died in the line of duty on this date one year ago.

When one law enforcement officer falls, we all stumble for a while, but we will carry on.

Sgt. Ferguson's sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Sgt. Paul Bissonnette
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Surrey, BC

January 31, 2005

I cannot believe it has been a year since you passed away. You are always in our thoughts. RIP.

Senior Constable Ash BOLD
NSW Police - Sydney, Australia

January 30, 2005

Rest in Peace my brother and I wish your family all the support.

PO Edwards
CO-OP City Police Bronx NY

December 25, 2004

I was hard for me to deal with your passing Boss. All I can think about is when you stopped by to celebrate my wife's baby shower. I still have the footage of you and the guys stopping by. I miss the laughs, the foot pursuits, the collars and just the comaraderie that the 67 Conditions Unit shared. You will always be missed but never forgotten.


December 13, 2004

Dear Sergeant Ferguson,

We lost you in the prime of your life while you were trying to help others. You are in our prayers, dear one. May your wings fly you high.

Now you can take some of that vacation that you had built up. Don't forget us down here. It is a difficult place to live. Please look over us daily and pray for us. We love you and we will meet someday.

Thank you for everything.

Grandma & Grandpa Hinkle
Parents of a Deputy Sheriff

October 27, 2004

You will always be in my heart.


September 11, 2004

To me the most impressive thing about Sgt. was that he was running to the aid of another officer after leaving his car in traffic to get to his officer quicker. Sgt. truly died a hero!

D/S B.West 7319
Palm Bch. County Sheriff

August 17, 2004

We go through the excitement, then graduate..Thats when we pick up a new sprit ! friends partners ...The good sergent knew friends come and go...
One thing he always knew everyday he went out there for his family and his convictions,and that God was always with him...I worked in dangerous situations and had no one around,but Sgt. Furgerson had the love of his wonderful family and knew God was with him.. So remember he was always ready because he had the power....Love and support... I have the power and I am sending it to you all who read, with much love....


July 8, 2004

Keithy,I still look up to the sky and ask why did you have to go now,you had so many plans to get done, you were full of energy and positive spirit.How can I forget the day I got back from the hospital and told you how afraid I was to die, and you said,no, I knew you were coming back home.
You always have the words to make me smile,you were my best friend . I learn so much from you,specially to help others the same way you and your family help and your family are always in my heart.I know I'll be with you one day,like in my dreams.
I LOVE YOU VERY MUCH.Thank you for the gift you let in me.

Delia M. Diaz Prieto

May 17, 2004

All the officers at the Department of Homeless Services police, send our condolences to the family of Sgt. Ferguson. Our prayers are with you.


May 13, 2004

Keith Ferguson was propelled by love. He loved his family, friends, his job and his country. Although, his time with us was breif we are comforted in knowing how much of a difference his life made to so many people. Keith had a deep desire to help and protect people. He was definitely a peson full of unconditional love. Keith was unique because he was truly a good person. We are all proud of him, because he was true to himself and everyone he knew. Now we can think of Keith and smile, because his memory will be a continued blessing to all that knew him. We would like to thank everyone for their prayers and thoughts.
We are especially, uplifted by the spirit of brotherhood from the NYPD, officers throughout the country and all over the world.

Sincere Thanks

The Ferguson Family

Susan Turner (cousin)

April 17, 2004

Keith, i just found this site after all this time looking. I talked to you almost every day while you were in Austraila. I miss you so much there is not a day that i don't think about you and how great of a man you were. Your parents did a great job and produced a great man. I got your card in the mail 3 weeks after you passed and I was in shock but to whoever found it and mailed it i thank them from the bottom of my heart. I talked to Keith 2 hours before he passed and almost every day before that. He is greatly missed and my prayers are out to his family. I love you I didn't get the chance to tell you in life so I know you hear me now. Rest in peace honey i will be there to meet you next lifetime.


April 16, 2004

To the Ferguson family, friends, and the New York City Police Department. You have lost a beautiful soul, but heaven has one more shining star. Our thoughts and prays are with you all. Thanks Sergeant Ferguson for all you have done for your brothers and sisters; rest in peace.

Patrol Officer
Prince George's County, Maryland

April 13, 2004

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003).

We all grieve over the lives lost in the line of duty. I hope you can find some comfort knowing that there are countless prayers that go out for your family.

These are senseless tragedies that never seem to stop. God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 4, 2004

It's been almost 20 years since we graduated. We were like brothers, all of us. I know wondered what became of each other, but we were to caught up in our careers to find one another. If I had searched for you just 2 months earlier, I would have been able to tell you this in person. I, and your other brothers from "CFS" will miss you dearly. and you have helped us all to remeber the importance and value of true friendship. As I read more about your life, I am so proud of you. It appears you stayed true to yourself. You always lived life to the fullest. You and yours will forever be in my prayers.

Kevin Harris
Long lost friend

March 30, 2004

Keith, we met 4 years ago on the internet and became such great friends. When we spoke on January 29 and you were talking about meeting me in Vegas, I laughed thinking you had so much vacation time, I was jealous. You said you would call me when you got home and tell me about your trip and to catch up with me. When I didn't hear from you, I knew something was wrong. You always did what you said!! You were a man of your word, a true kind hearted gentleman. I didn't know what to do so I searched online, hoping I would not find your name anywhere, but when it came up Sergeant Keith Ferguson, my heart dropped. As I read the stories about you, I was in shock, as was all of your family and friends. I wish so many times I could have spoken to you one last time to hear your cheerful voice. To hear me ask you how are you and you reply if I were any better I'd be twins. New York lost an outstanding officer that day. And I lost a great friend whom I loved dearly. I send my condolences to your family, your brother, your mother and your father, all of whom you spoke to me about often. And to all the rest of your family. I wish I had known earlier so I could have been with you the last day you were here with us.

I love you Keith!! I'll never forget you.

March 29, 2004

You were my best friend for several years. I guess words can't express how I really feel. Although I never had a brother, you were the closest thing to it. The hardest thing for me is that I didn't get a chance to say good-bye. They say that the Good Lord doesn't make any mistakes but I think this time He got a good one. Hopefully one day I'll get a chance to see you again and then I'll put you in a head- lock. May God Bless you and your family.
Your Buddy,
Mike Boyd

Michael A. Boyd
Dept of Home Land Security

March 25, 2004

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. Thank you Sergeant Ferguson for a job well done. Please continue to watch over us and protect us as only you can. You will forever be at our side and in our hearts.

For those of you who still have loved ones with us please take the time to tell them how much you appreciate and care about them.


If I knew it would be the last time
That I'd see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in more tightly
and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

If I knew it would be the last time
that I see you walk out the door,
I would give you a hug and kiss
and call you back for one more.

If I knew it would be the last time
I'd hear your voice lifted up in praise,
I would video tape each action and word,
so I could play them back day after day.

If I knew it would be the last time,
I could spare an extra minute
to stop and say "I love you,"
instead of assuming you would KNOW I do.

If I knew it would be the last time
I would be there to share your day,
Well I'm sure you'll have so many more,
so I can let just this one slip away.

For surely there's always tomorrow
to make up for an oversight,
and we always get a second chance
to make everything just right.

There will always be another day
to say "I love you,"
And certainly there's another chance
to say our "Anything I can do?"

But just in case I might be wrong,
and today is all I get,
I'd like to say how much I love you
and I hope we never forget.

Tomorrow is not promised to anyone,
young or old alike,
And today may be the last chance
you get to hold your loved one tight.

So if you're waiting for tomorrow,
why not do it today?
For if tomorrow never comes,
you'll surely regret the day,

That you didn't take that extra time
for a smile, a hug, or a kiss
and you were too busy to grant someone,
what turned out to be their one last wish.

So hold your loved ones close today,
and whisper in their ear,
Tell them how much you love them
and that you'll always hold them dear

Take time to say "I'm sorry,"
"Please forgive me," "Thank you," or "It's okay."
And if tomorrow never comes,
you'll have no regrets about today.


March 20, 2004

My family wants to extend our sympathy to the family & friends of Sergeant Keith Ferguson. May God give you comfort & the strength to go on. God watch over everyone in law enforcement.
(Aunt of Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig EOW 2/16/04)

Gail M Pabst

March 19, 2004

One of the nicest men I have ever had the pleasure to know,let alone work with (MSND)! Truley a great guy,and a true good friend. I love ya Keith and I miss alot already. Once in a while since I retired I would hear from you,you never forgot Bobby Ray,and I'll never forget you,rest my buddy,REST IN PEACE! Take it easy and worry no more. You will NEVERRRRR be forgoten.
To Keiths family,
My heart goes out to you,be strong!

Ret P.O. Robert V. Raiola
NYCPD,67Pct Anti Crime,OCCB,MSND.

March 13, 2004

Although we never had a chance to meet, we shared a common goal.
To make the world a better place, but now it's taken a toll.
Now I say to you in words of a prayer, I will remember what you've done.
Your death was the ultimate in sacrifice, how tragic that you're gone.
One day we'll meet and talk about our common goal and then,
The heartache that I 'm feeling now, will no longer have to mend.

The Men and Women of the Green Bay Polic
Green Bay P.D. Green Bay WI

March 12, 2004

To the Ferguson Family I send my prayers and heartfelt condolences. Keith worked hard, loved his job and did it very well.

To the guys at Truck 7 and the rest of the NYPD members, I send my prayers and wishes that you be safe and remember Keith.

Rest in Peace Blue Angel, you will always be on our minds and in our hearts.

Sergeant - NYPD

March 8, 2004

G'day Keith,
I cannot tell you how shocked and upset both Lisa and I were on learning of your passing. What made this even more difficult to comprehend was the fact that you stayed with us in Sydney only weeks earlier where you were in good spirits. You will be greatly missed, not only by us, but by all your mates here in Australia. Your family will always be in our thoughts. Goodbye mate.

Constable Ashley BOLD
New South Wales Police, Sydney - Australia

March 2, 2004



February 21, 2004

My sincerest sympathies to the families of Sergeant Ferguson. As someone who grew up in NYC, I feel for Sergeant Ferguson's family. May he rest in peace in heaven forever.

SFC William L. Farrell
US Army Military Police Ret.

February 21, 2004

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