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Patrolman Jose Antonio Diaz

Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, October 8, 2005

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Reflections for Patrolman Jose Antonio Diaz

Hey Sylvia, you don’t remember me because I was a little boy.I remember officer diaz he was like my dad that I never had.I spent many hours at the 44 pct with him.I saw you a few time when he use to take us to play baseball.I think I saw his son in the 42pct or 40.hearing that Jose passed broke my hart in 2005


June 21, 2023

needed to come in here and chat. Its been a while and so much is going on. Especially with our son. I am sure you are proud of him. He has finally done it and his hard work is paying off. He is in the NC Academy. Please watch over him and keep him safe. He is super excited and just loves the PD Family he is joining. We talk almost every day about his progress and I can see that spark in him. He reminds me so much of you. I am sure he will do just fine. You taught him well. Destiny is doing well too. She is a manager for a tax company and is still in FL with me. She took after me :) . It's hard sometimes not having you around to talk about these things that are happening in their lives, but I am sure you hear us when we speak. Looking forward to his graduation and I know you will be there by his side. Missing you as always. Til we meet again!

Sylvia Diaz

January 27, 2023

Hey there Daddio! It's been some time since I come on here. Jaidyn always says, " I love my abuelo," and is always asking about you, so I tell her all the great stories about you. I also came on here because I have some awesome news and hope you're proud of me and that I'll continue making you proud. I finally did it dad!!! I start the police academy in October a few days before your anniversary. It took some time for "ME" to be completely ready physically, mentally and emotionally. I did it on my own which makes it that much more rewarding. Lengthy process but Im 100% positive I've made the right decision with an amazing department. I'll continue to hold you deep in my heart and soul. Love you always and forever... Class of 126 here I come. It's finally my turn to say this to you daddio... I GOT THIS KID!!!

Jose Diaz Jr

August 27, 2022

Hey there, just wanted to stop by and let you know you are sorely missed. Continue to SIP.


May 23, 2021

Still feels like yesterday when that news came to us. Saw a quote and couldnt help but disagree about it when I think of you. """IF SOMEONE 'S ABSENSE BRINGS YOU PEACE. THEN YOU DIDNT LOSE ANYTHING"" Well your absenses does NOT bring me PEACE & I definately LOST a hell of alot!. Truly missed! No one knows my pain. XOXO!!!


April 14, 2021

My baby brother, no matter how old we get you are still my baby brother..I miss you every day and pray you are resting in peace. So many things that were left unsaid, always know that I will always love you and forever miss you..You are my hero and guardian watch over me every day, from time to time you let know you are there..I’m here looking at you kid..I don’t do it too often cause it’s too painful to bear....but know that you are in my heart, my thoughts and dreams..I love you gringo

Sgt Diaz-Robles Marisol

March 25, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

October 8, 2020

Jose, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, happy birthday up in heaven, my memories of you will always be cherished back when I stated my career in the 44th Pct. You were always smiling and what a great cop you will always be! I remember assisting you with a 10-53 ( vehicle accident ) with injuries and you always went the extra mile to help others, I’ll miss you dearly brother, I’ll see you again on the other side. 44 for life.

Officer Jimmy Davidson
H.C.P.S. friend

May 15, 2020

Rest in peace Patrolman Diaz.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 8, 2019

Hey Jose.....just stopping by to say hello. I know you're entertaining them up there! You will always be remembered.......


April 5, 2018

Wow you talk about a freak accident. This is terrible. Thank you for your service Patrolman Jose Antonio Diaz.

Res.Sgt. Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police Dept,Ohio

October 8, 2017

Rest in eternal peace brother. May God continue to watch over you and your family.

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

October 8, 2016

I have spent a lot of time on this site, but this is the only fallen officer where I spent a couple hours reading every single comment. And even though this was weeks ago, I remember that the anniversary is tomorrow. So sorry for the loss you all experiences. To those of you who commented who were there, do not blame yourselves. There wasn't any way you could prevent this. To the family and friends, so sorry. Hang on to each other, all of you. Looks like you have an awesome support system!

Police Department Intern in CA

October 8, 2016

Happy Birthday in Heaven Jose!

Samantha Anderson
Fort Lauderdale Police Department

May 13, 2016

My Nephew recently graduated from the NYPD Academy and is assigned to the 44 pct in the Bronx , where you use to work Jose . Today while looking at your Plaque in the Pct , he realized he was assigned your Shield #17493
His Mother retired NYPD also worked there for a while . Patrolman Diaz , you are not , nor will you ever be forgotten RIP

Retired Sgt A Brigida

January 14, 2016

Jose, Been a long time since we met over at Grand Central Station, Rest in Peace my Brother!!

Retired PO Mulitz

May 14, 2015

Yesterday was the 2015 Ft Lauderdale yearly memorial. It was nice to be there but the feeling was still the same on this your 10th ann. Rich invited us to come so both Destiny and me showed up. He waited for us at the entrance and walked us in. He has always stayed in contact with us and has not changed a bit. Dont need to ask you to watch over him and the rest. The best things about going was seeing all those people again and NOT seeing any new names added to the 12. You are truly missed! xoxo


April 30, 2015

Hey daddy. I just want to tell you I miss you so much. I know your here by spirit but I can't help that I miss the tangible you. Your presence always made a difference in my life. Now in order to see you i look in a mirror and at our family and am always blessed to know that there is a piece of you in all of us. My angel, I love you always and forever!

Always daddies little girl

April 30, 2015

Today on the anniversary of your death we wish to remember you and thank you Sir for your service.

D. Holmes, Lieutenant
Federal Bureau of Prisons

October 8, 2014

Jose..I was having a hard time sleeping tonight and found myself reflecting on my memories of you. I looked you up online and started reading all of the fond memories from your friends and family. You worked the security detail at the hotel I worked at and you and I spent time talking about god and life in general. Although our time together was brief I will never forget our conversations. You made a positive impact on my life and I can tell you impacted many others as well. You were truly an angel on earth! Miss you brother

friend and brother in christ

September 12, 2014

You were always a numbers guy. Your badge #343 was the same number of FDNY firefighters that were killed on 9/11. So today as I browsed your reflection page I realized that its been stuck on 342 for quite some time. So I have to take this opportunity to connect with you again my brother. You are greatly missed and will never be forgotten.

Det. Rich Rivera

July 30, 2014

We will never forget...EOW 10/08/2005

Scott Feldman
Broward Sheriff's Office

October 8, 2013

Just stopping by to say What's Up Kid!!

Det. Richard Rivera

March 11, 2013

Hey Jose its Dee!! Just wanted to say that you are truly missed. I'm afraid to wear the color purple bcuz the guys will call me Barney, and I remember you started it!!! The 44 is so different now, Tell Tammi I said what's up! You will never be forgotten!!!! From Big Momma......

"Big Momma"

December 22, 2012

This day never passes without thoughts of you and your family. <3

PSA Suzan Corey
Fort Lauderdale PD

October 8, 2012

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