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Detective Robert L. Parker

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Friday, September 10, 2004

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Reflections for Detective Robert L. Parker

Rest in perpetual peace, my brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 10, 2021

God Bless you. Never Forgotten

Shaniqua Brown

September 7, 2021

God bless you continue to Rest In Peace

Nick mottola
None

September 24, 2020

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 10, 2020

My birthday is September 10. I was a friend of Bobby from Juniors. I drink a Red Wine in his memory and binge watch Star Trek. RIP Bobby

James Barton
Friend

September 9, 2020

RIP Bobby

Rabiah AbdurRahman
A Forever friend

July 28, 2020

Rest in peace Detective Parker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 9, 2020

All day I felt down I call a friend of yours and mine a retired police woman .we both know that the whole association of your brothers are missing you too. And if you we’re here you would say your out of control love you.your friend stancil

Stancil
Friend

September 10, 2019

As Big a man that Bobby was, his all around personality was larger then life. Compassionate & humble with a great sense of humor, & a pretty damn good singing voice. I would sometimes remind him that he better not mess with me

Retired Det. Kenny Monahan
NYPD- 67

September 10, 2019

Rest well my brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 10, 2018

New cop says slain detective godfather would be proud
BY THOMAS TRACY
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, December 27, 2017

When she graduates from the NYPD police academy Thursday, Malika Grant will be giving a silent thank you to the man who helped her every step of the way — her godfather, a cop shot to death on the job 13 years ago.

“I know he’s extremely proud of me,” Grant, 24, said about NYPD Detective Robert Parker.

Even though Parker is no longer alive, Grant feels her big, burly godfather helped guide her through the academy.

“I felt like he was a part of everything,” she said. “I couldn’t have gotten through it without him.”

At the graduation ceremony at the Beacon Theater Thursday, Grant will be proudly wearing Parker’s badge number 28544, which he wore as an officer. In a few years, she hopes to be sporting his detective shield number.

Parker and Detective Patrick Rafferty were shot to death responding to a domestic disturbance in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, on Sept. 10, 2004.

Malika Grant, who is expected to graduate from the NYPD police academy, will wear her godfather's NYPD police shield. Grant's sister, Alaisa Hendrick, right, pinned her sister's shield.
Malika Grant, who is expected to graduate from the NYPD police academy, will wear her godfather's NYPD police shield. Grant's sister, Alaisa Hendrick, right, pinned her sister's shield.
Their killer’s mother had called police complaining her son, Marlon Legere had repeatedly taken her car without permission. When the detectives

Police Officer-retired
NYPD

December 27, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

September 10, 2017

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

September 10, 2017

Dear Bobby, I miss your laughter, words of wisdom, big heart and saying " Your out of control. " Thank you for being a great guardian angel.

Deborah Mackie
friend

November 6, 2015

May God rest your soul, thank you for your service.

Peter Kennedy

October 25, 2015

I remember bobby,when he was bootsy parker aspiring wrestling superstar ,and all around nice guy.

john finnigan
old colleague and friend

April 4, 2015

Happy Birthday Bobby.

The Squad will not forget.
NYPD

December 5, 2014

Hey Bobby. Where do I begin? Almost 9 years since you were stolen from us and yet tears flow as I write this as if it were yesterday. My heart still aches. Thanks to you, the NYPD is now my family too. And under your watchful eye, I am thriving. Your friendship and commanding gentle presence will forever be missed.

Sgt Besemah Rogers
NYPD

September 8, 2013

Always remembered & honored 4 his service & his ultimate sacrifice.

Joanie
Mother, daughter, sister & granddau. of LEO's

September 2, 2013

"logic, clearly dictates, that the needs of the many, outweigh the needs of the few, or the one", Det. Robert Lee Parker, I love & miss you dearly, every day...

Ken Williams
Friend

April 4, 2013

Safe In the Harbour from Eric Bogle

Here is the lyrics for Safe In the Harbour
We hope that you enjoy them just asmuch as we here at International Lyrics DataBase do.


Have you stood by the ocean on a diamond-hard morning
And felt the horizon stir deep in your soul?
Watched the wake of a steamer as it cut thru blue water
And been gripped by a fever you just can't control?
O to throw off the shackles and fly with the seagulls
To where green waves tumble before a driving sea wind
Or to lie on the decking on a warm summer evening
Watch the red sun fall burning beneath the earth's rim

Chorus:

But to every sailor comes time to drop anchor
Haul in the sails and make the lines fast
You deep water dreamer, your journey is over
You're safe in the harbor at last (2x)

Some men are sailors, but most are just dreamers
Held fast by the anchors they forge in their minds
Who in their hearts know they'll never sail over deep water
To search for a treasure they're afraid they won't find
So in sheltered harbours they cling to their anchors
Bank dow their boilers & shut down their steam
And wait for the sailors to return with the bright treasures
That will fan the dull embers & fire up their dreams

Chorus

And some men are schemers who laugh at the dreamers
Take the gold from the sailors & turn it to dross
They're men in a prison, they're men without vision
Whose only horizon is profit and loss
So when storm clouds come sailing across your blue ocean
Hold fast to your dreaming for all that you're worth
For as long as there's dreamers, there will always be sailors
Bringing back their bright treasures from the corners of earth


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Still can remember putting flowers down for you and your partner on Synder Ave. in E. Flatbush. RIP big guy....

LT.
NYPD

October 11, 2012

Eight years. Not forgotten.
RIP Bobby

TPF/SCU
NYPD

September 10, 2012

RIP Sir

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

July 31, 2012

Bobby, may you rest in peace. You are deeply missed.

Captain Cedric Raymond
NYCPD 69 Pct

September 10, 2011

Bobby we went to Boy's and Girls High School together and both singed in Mr. Edmonds Mixed Choir. What a journey and friendship we both shared. We had our up's and down's but we remain friends until the end.It's hard to believe that you are gone. I thought you would live for a long time but God looked down and called you home. I know you're with your Mom,Uncle and Nanna but I still missed you calling and saying Bob Parker...We had so much fun at the Freddy Fixer and don't forget Junior's...I'll never forget how proud you were of me when I was promoted to Sergeant." Don't forget our favorite dancing song..... 'Just Got Pay Friday Night.... Rest in Peace Gentle Giant........Rest On.....

Sergeant Sandra Butler
NYPD/Friend

March 27, 2010

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