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

May you rest in peace. Thank you for all that you have done. My prayers are with your family. You are now one of many angels in Blue.

July 23, 2005

God bless the family of Trooper Vincent P. Cila and to all the members of the Massachusetts State Police for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

New Jersey State Police

July 23, 2005

Again we mourn as another hero is taken from us. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Trooper Cila. May the Lord give you strength and bless each of you during this time.

Rest in peace for your watch here is over; walk in heavens beat and guide us to protect and serve others safely.

US Ranger Catroppa
National Park Service GA

July 23, 2005

Trooper Cila,

I pray for you and your family at this time of sorrow. I recently lost a fellow cadet, Officer Owen Fisher. Thank you for protecting us while here and now watching over us from Heaven. Rest in Peace.

Academy Graduate
Blue Dog

July 23, 2005

my thoughts and prayers are with your family during this most difficult time...may God hold you in His hands and bring you peace and comfort during your days ahead...

thank you trooper cila for your service and in peace...

Susan C. Shea
Surviving Spouse DSP Cpl. Shea 07/18/04

July 23, 2005

Law enforcement officers are, indeed, a special breed of people. Ask anyone on the street and they will tell you that they would not have our jobs for anything in the world. It takes something special to do what we do and at the same time be able to even contemplate retirement. We try to be optimists. Unfortunately, there are a few of us who will never make that date with retirement. By the very nature of our job, we are at risk everyday of losing our lives, either at the hand of some deranged individual or in some other situation that we, by virtue of our occupation, may be unable to avoid. Some people have recognized the hazardous duties we involve ourselves in, the risks we take, and the pride we take in accomplishing that job. There is National Law Enforcement Week, dedicated to us who gladly accept the responsibility of protecting the citizens in our respective jurisdictions. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day is dedicated to those who gave their lives in the line of duty. These are but a two examples of remembrances specifically for law enforcement personnel. Remembrances that come but once a year. We should remind fellow officers of another type of remembrance, one that will last a lifetime. Sooner or later, a doctor will pronounce us dead. It is inevitable. Regardless of whatever happens, death is the end we will all have to face.
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Jim Moore
New Orleans P.D., Retired

July 23, 2005

Thank-you for your dedication. You will never be forgotten

Explorer Aaron McLearen
Clare County Sheriff Department

July 23, 2005

On behalf of the men and women who serve with the Georgia Perimeter College Police Department, our thoughts and prayers are with Trooper Vincent Cila's family, friends, and co-workers with the Massachusetts State Police.

Rest in peace our brother in blue. Now you can walk Heaven's beat.

Officer Johns
Georgia Perimeter College Police Department

July 23, 2005

Our family sends our deepest condolences to yours. No words can help at this time, we know. We just want you to know, though, that our hearts and prayers are with you, and you do not embark on this journey alone. The family of survivors and your law enforcement family is right beside you, helping you to shoulder this immense burden of pain.

Kevin's mom and family

Mary Fisher, Mother
Deptuy Kevin M. Sherwood, EOW 10/09/03

July 23, 2005

On behalf of the members of the Sutherlin Police Department, I send to you, our heartfelt condolences and prayers in your time of sadness. May your fallen officer’s legacy live on in the memories of his friends and family. Rest now brother, after a job well done. We’ll take it from here.

Corporal Justin Marquis
Sutherlin Police Department, Sutherlin, OR

July 23, 2005

Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends, and coworkers of Trooper Cila.

A citizen

July 23, 2005


James Sweeney

July 23, 2005

Rest in Peace...

Police Officer
Syracuse Police Dept,NY

July 23, 2005

Trooper Cila,
It's never easy to hear about a fallen officer, but it hits harder to a fellow motorman. I am a native from Mass. and it makes it even tougher to hear about. Keep the blue lights flashing at the gates for us, "head and eyes"!!

Ofc. Chris Stilwell
Plantation Police Department, Florida

July 23, 2005

Rest in Peace, Brother


July 23, 2005

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. It is deeply appreciated.


July 23, 2005

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