Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Edward K. Ahrens

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, January 10, 1998

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Reflections for Police Officer Edward K. Ahrens

Rest in peace Officer Ahrens.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 27, 2019

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 10, 2018

I remember the incident while assigned to East Harlem. May your soul rest in the Heavens, and may you watch over your family and colleagues that will always remember your unselfish act of heroism.

Lt. (ret.) Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D.

January 10, 2017

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 14th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. I pray for solace for all those who love and miss you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 10, 2012

Edward-may your family know that today-13 years after your passing-you are remembered as the hero you were.
RIP

TPF/SCU

January 10, 2011

Thank you Sir for your service, dedication and sacrifice. You are a true hero.

Sgt. T. Henshaw
Bell Gardens Police Dept., CA

August 17, 2010

Daddy,
It has been 12 long year since you left us. You have 3 new grandchildren who wish they had met you. I miss you more then words can say. I thank God that we had you for as long as we did after you got shot. Through all the pain and suffering you had for all those years, you never complained. You truly were and continue to be "the wind beneith my wings"! I hope your funeral was everything you wanted it to be. We are all so proud of you. I love you and miss you. Take care of Carolyn for us and watch over her children.
Your daughter,
Cherie

Cherie Hubbard
Daughter

April 26, 2010

I said a little prayer today for Police Officer Ahrens and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

January 8, 2009

I said a little prayer today for Police Officer Ahrens and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

January 8, 2009

Today on the 10th anniversary of your death, we pause and say a prayer for those who mourn you still.
Rest in peace Officer, you are not forgotten.
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (911 fetired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Chief John Roelandts
Town of Oconomowoc

January 10, 2008

YOU ARE REMEMBERED TODAY AND THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR SERVICE, YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 3, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 2, 2008

Hello again Ed...Just wanted to say your not forgotten. It was great to be able to work with you and sad to hear of your death. God be with you

Steve

Steven Daniello PO
Coconut Creek Police

June 16, 2007

Gone but not forgotten

December 25, 2004

Ed, I just came across your name here. I worked with you many years in the Old Field Police Constabalary in Old Field, Setauket, NY. I can remember how you told me about your incident. Rest in Peace my Friend. We all had good times with Bob Cummings and Lee Hill, Rest in Peace.

Police Officer Steven Daniello
Coconut Creek Police Dept.

October 26, 2004

Your sacrifice will not be forgotten . Rest In Peace, God Bless.

Police Officer
Chicago Police Dept.

October 26, 2004

Rest in peace sir. Thank you.

Shannon
concerned citizen

October 25, 2004

DAY IS DONE,
GONE THE SUN,
FROM THE HILLS, FROM THE LAKE, FROM THE SKIES.
ALL IS WELL, SAFELY REST,
GOD IS NIGH.

GO TO SLEEP, PEACEFUL SLEEP,
MAY THE SOLDIER OR SAILOR, GOD KEEP.
ON THE LAND OR THE DEEP,
SAFE IN SLEEP.

LOVE, GOOD NIGHT,
MUST THOU GO,
WHEN THE DAY, AND THE NIGHT NEED THEE SO?
ALL IS WELL. SPEEDETH ALL
TO THEIR REST.

FADES THE LIGHT;
AND AFAR
GOETH DAY, AND THE STARS SHINETH BRIGHT,
FARE THEE WELL; DAY IS GONE,
NIGHT IS ON.

THANKS AND PRAISE,
FOR OUR DAYS,
'NEATH THE SUN, 'NEATH THE STARS, 'NEATH THE SKY,
AS WE GO, THIS WE KNOW,
GOD IS NIGH.

A Brother In Blue

Detective Troy S. Pilivi
Box Elder Narcotics Strike Force (Utah)

October 20, 2004

Thank you for your brave service to New York City. May you rest in peace, hero.

A citizen

October 16, 2004

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