Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Vincent P. Cila

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, July 22, 2005

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Reflections for Trooper Vincent P. Cila

Vincent freind school mate.Kindergarden Maplewood school,Brown etc.His dad's shop memories of a great human.I just read had not known.God Bless Vinny you always made everyone happy.All the best to Lori and your family.

William J Glennon USN
School Chum.St Joseph Church

July 31, 2018

Today, July 22, 2018 the Department takes a moment to honor and remember Trooper Vincent P. Cila on this his 13th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police/Classmate

July 22, 2018

Today, July 22, 2017 the Massachusetts State Police takes a moment to honor and remember Trooper Vincent P. Cila on this his 12th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
MA State Police/Metropolitan Police

July 22, 2017

Today, July 22, 2016 the Massachusetts State Police takes a moment to honor and remember Trooper Vincent P. Cila on this his 11th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Trooper Thomas E. Dolan
MA State Police

July 22, 2016

Just thinking about you today, Vinny. I can see your face and that grin as if we were joking around in Malden House of za yesterday. Miss ya, buddy.

G
Fellow Maldonian

July 10, 2016

Today, your Brothers and Sisters of the Massachusetts State Police honor your memory on this your 10th anniversary. May you continue to rest in peace knowing that your family and sacrifice have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Metropolitan and State Police

July 22, 2015

Today, your Brothers and Sisters of the Massachusetts State Police
honor your memory and sacrifice on this your 9th anniversary. May you continue to rest in peace knowing that you and your family have not been forgotten.

Tpr Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police/Metropolitan Police

July 22, 2014

From your Brothers and Sisters of the Massachusetts State Police, we honor your memory today on this your 8th anniversary. May you continue to rest in peace knowing you and your family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police

July 22, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored on the 8th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. 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 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. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 16, 2013

Vinny, just read an article that "F" Troop unveiled a memorial in your honor at Logan. Hard to believe over 7 years have passed. Enjoyed riding with you on numerous assignments and on your "D" Troop spanking to Nantasket in 1996. We had a lot of laughs and rode proudly. Thanks.


DSO/BTO/MCS CY-48

Motorcycle Trooper
Massachusetts State Police

October 1, 2012

We shared many laughs and many moments. You taught me the importance of family and friends.
You are missed greatly and know that you remain in our hearts and minds. The gang just isn't the same without you you.
God Bless you and I'll see you on the other side.

Friend forever
MSP/ Paisan

August 9, 2011

Trooper Cila, Thank you for all your efforts to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Though your soul is now with God in Heaven, your spirit is forever with your family and those who knew and loved you best.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

June 17, 2010

Vin,
Thinking of you and your great smile, laugh and sense of humor.

Anonymous

March 4, 2010

God be with you Vinnie. You were a great kid in high school. The kind of kid with a personality that could light up mid-night. The class of "78" is proud of you buddy. Rest in peace my friend.

Timmy Bourque
Malden (MA) High School Class of "78"

December 21, 2009

To Trooper Vincent P. Cila, his family and his fellow officers with the Massachusetts State Police:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Trooper Cila’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Trooper Cila and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

July 22, 2009

Hey Vinny i was just thinking since you left us.i don't laugh as much.Miss you brother.
CURRENT F-TROOPER
(FORMER AGENCY)

F-TROOPER
MSP

October 5, 2008

HOO-RAH Carry on Trooper. You will Never be forgotten. God Bless You.

Timothy A. Topulos
Massachusetts State Police

September 8, 2008

Thinking of you on the 3rd anniversary of your EOW. What a distinguished
career and a wonderful human being. I am so sad for your loss. My heart
goes out to all those missing you. With love from the West coast Bellingham.
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

Anonymous

July 22, 2008

Rest in peace motorman.

Offc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

March 14, 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

February 18, 2008

RIP SIR

July 22, 2007

VINCENZO YOU ALWAYS MADE ME LAUGH EVEN IN THE MOST STRESSFUL SITUATIONS YOU WERE A MAN AMONG MEN--I STILL MISS YOU----RIDE EASY BROTHER

F-TROOPER
MSP

June 2, 2007

The the family and co-workers of Trooper Cila,

Know that your hero was remembered today. God bless Trooper Cila, his family, friends, and brother officers.

Former Indiana Deputy Sheriff

Former Indiana Sheriff's Deputy
Marion County Sheriiff

July 22, 2006

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer D.Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

July 22, 2006

Trooper Cila, on this, the 1st Anniversary of your leaving us, I say thank you for your service and dedication. You are a hero. Rest well brother.

Border Patrol Agent
USBP

July 22, 2006

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