Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Todd Michael Fatta

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 2004

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Reflections for Detective Todd Michael Fatta

Just wanted to let you know that you have not been forgotten, today marks two years. Your sacrafice will not be forgotten, you are a true hero. Look Clint up for me tell him we miss him and love him dearly.

Connie Barker Fort Walton Beach, Fl
Mother of Clint Walker E.O.W. 1-14-04 Prattville, Al

August 19, 2006

Todd, it has been almost 2 years since you were needlessly taken from us and your family. There is not a day that goes by that I do not think of that horrible day. Hopefully someday we will get justice when your cowardly killer gets put to death.

To Todd's family hopefully someday you will get closure and answers to all your questions about that tragic day. Just know that Todd was an exceptional deputy and trusting friend who always made us smile. I had the pleasure of working with Todd when we were assigned to Tamarac, and I also had the honor of instructing him in various training classes over the years.

We will do our best every day to make sure a senseless tragedy like this never happens again to any of our family. Rest in peace my brother until we meet again.

Sergeant Bill Pennypacker
Broward County Sheriff's Office

June 16, 2006

Todd I miss so much and I think about you everyday I have your pictures stored on a disk. I pass by the resturant from time to time where we met. I miss your goofy laugh. Just think before god took you to heaven we had spoken two weeks before and we never got to go to dinner as said. Todd I am sorry that I didn't get to say my good bye's I found out by the news and I cried and cried. Till this day I can't believe your gone. I always ask god if I get a chance when my day comes to please let me see you so I can finally give that hug and kiss. I will never forget you Todd Your words always ment alot to me even your voicemails that you left me. You are always in my Heart unlike my memories.

Close Friend

June 6, 2006

Hey Todd, I never got to know you real well. But, the few times we hung out together with Dave, I knew you were good people. It's a shame you had to leave your family and friends so soon. Rest in peace brother. Everyone will meet again one day.

Detective Paul Condoleo
Broward Sheriff's Office

February 27, 2006

There does not is not a day we don't think about you my friend. Please continue to be our gaurdian angel looking over as during every tour of duty. We miss you!

Detective Armando Enrique

December 18, 2005

It's hard to believe that a year has already past. I just couldn't come to terms with reality then and it seems that I still can't. You are missed.


September 5, 2005

Todd, I cannot believe it has been over a year already. The pain I have felt has not subsided. Somehow I know you are ok...with that enormous smile you always wore.

I remember watching your mom waving out the front door of the house as I picked you up. She looked so happy and kind. I giggled and kept waving back to her. You returned a quick wave 'goodbye' to her and buckled your seatbelt. The next time I saw your mom was at your funeral. It hurt me to see the pain on her face. The pain on everyones face.

Your charm, wits, and most definitely your humor is what captivated all of us. I have learned a lot about you from reading postings from others and talking with your mom. It is no surprise to see you supported them through hard times, made the best of the good times and most of all made us all laugh. I even miss us picking on each other like two little schoolkids. You were a truly genuine person who cared about everyone. It was a blessing to have met you.

Mr. & Mrs. Fatta you have raised such an exceptional man. He has left his mark on so many people including myself. I have never met anyone like him.

An angel in disguise.

New York

August 28, 2005

On the first anniversary of your passing, we remember our fallen brother.
It is in his memory that we continue on.
May your family find peace and comfort in knowing that Detective Todd Fatta will not be forgotten.

Master Trooper
Virginia State Police

August 19, 2005

Hard to believe that it has been one year since I heard of your tragic death. May you rest in peace, you are in a better place now. I know you are missed terribly by your family and your department. It truly was a tragic loss.

Wife of a leo

August 19, 2005

Detective Fatta....please know that you - your family - friends & co-workers are in my thoughts & prayers when you paid the ultimate sacrifice 1 year ago today....please continue to watch over them & your fellow brothers/sisters in blue....YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN SIR....REST IN PEACE & WITH EASE BLUE ANGEL!!!!

girlfriend of leo

August 19, 2005

To Todd's family, I want to say that I hope the passage of time has helped to ease your suffering. Please know that we in law enforcement, especially Todd's proud classmates in the 177th Broward Police Academy, will never forget how Todd died or how he lived. Peace be with you.

Officer David Young
Coral Springs Police Department

August 11, 2005

You left a mark on everyone you touched. I only met you a few times, but you were the kind of person that was a friend to everyone you met. You are missed every day by everyone who touched. God bless your sole and keep watch on your family.

Director Jeff Snyder
Interquest Detection Canines

May 18, 2005

Todd...Everyday I think of you. Everytime I go into my wallet and see your picture, I take a moment, I sigh, and a piece of me hurts. I feel it in my chest and I still get choked up. I can't believe its been just over 8 months since I've heard your voice. All who knew you know your voice is quite unmistakable.... I miss just being able to call and bug you or take the jeep and go hang out at the beach. I miss making fun of you and you , me.
If I had only known that fateful day would be your last, I would've prayed a million prayers to stop the dawn.
You were truly heaven sent and I miss you. You were the one who knew just what to say to make me laugh again.

I Love You Gimpy.

Lisa.... Your Buttercup

April 27, 2005

If you are able, save for them a place inside of you and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go, Be not ashamed to say you loved them, though you may or may not have always, Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own, And in time when men decide and feel safe to call the streets insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind. We will see you in Elysium…

OFC Crociata
GPD, Illinois

April 24, 2005

I will never forget August 19, 2004 as one of the worst days in the history of Broward County. One cannot measure the tremendous loss that this community, and the men and women in Law Enforcement, suffered that day. My only consolation is that I had the privelege to call Todd Fatta a friend of mine. We love and miss you, bro!

Sgt. Mike DeVita
Broward Sheriff's Office

April 14, 2005


March 27, 2005

you are a true hero. rest in peace.

Explorer Chris Chappell
Maryland State Police

March 7, 2005

Rest in Peace my friend

Pembroke Pines Police Dept

February 27, 2005

Rest in peace Detective Fatta. You will never be forgotten.

Special Agent
ICE - Fort Lauderdale

February 18, 2005

Todd our time together was wonderful. I loved you truly, you were my sunshine besides your snoring (ha, ha). Well I know you're looking over Remo and Rerun and I'm sure over me. Mr & Mrs Fatta I'm sorry we had to meet this way. I send my love to your family also Joe, Linda, & Colleen. Linda please call me.

ivonne valdes

January 14, 2005

Rest well will not be forgotten. May you rest in heaven. God bless you sir!!

Tpr D McGuckin
Michigan State Police # 38

November 22, 2004

Todd it's been almost 3 months since you had passed. I think about you every single day. It is so hard to not be able to pick up the phone and hear your voice on the other end. Words cannot begin to explain how great of a person you were. You were my supporter, my friend, and my angel in disguise. To flipflops, ferriswheels, and your stentorious snoring haha, until we meet again...


November 12, 2004

God bless you, brother. Rest easy, I hope your killer gets the maximum penalty.

Former Deputy Matthew T. Collins
Marion County (Ohio) Sheriff's Office

October 24, 2004

Todd-Thank you for all that you gave to the people that we serve. You are a hero by not what you did, but by and how you lived your life. As a member of the Florida Chapter of the Police Unity Tour I will assure you that your sacrifice will not be in vain. We Ride For Those That Died. God Speed Todd Fatta

Sgt John Leonard
Coconut Creek Police Department

October 24, 2004

Todd, You were an excellent person as well as an excellent cop. You will never be forgotten by your fellow Law Enforcement brothers. REST IN PEACE.

Police Officer-Dennis Hernandez
Margate Police Dept.

October 4, 2004

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