Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Gary Jonathan Buro

Chesterfield County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, May 4, 2006

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Reflections for Police Officer Gary Jonathan Buro

Hey Gar,

I was just thinking about the time we all went to Atlanitc City and you talked the ENTIRE time!! Even when you were driving down and back home, you were in your car alone but you still called us on you cell phone to talk. Lots of dead air lately. We miss you!

Lisa B.

August 4, 2006

Thank You for your service to our Nation, Police Officer Gary Buro. Rest in Peace, now reunited with your late wife, there is no more sadness only joy.

Detective
Chicago P.D.

July 19, 2006

The entire New York State University Police Department sends our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Officer Buro. R.I.P. brother.

Jason M.

July 15, 2006

Peace be with you always...

Mrs. Natalie Jensen
wife of Detective Jared Jensen EOW 2/22/06

July 15, 2006

I WAS SHOCKED WHEN I HEARD THE NEWS ABOUT GARY. HE WAS A GOOD FRIEND OF MINE GROWING UP. ALWAYS LAUGHING AND JOKING AROUND, YOU COULDN'T HELP BUT BE IN A GOOD MOOD AROUND HIM. MY THOUGHTS GO OUT TO HIS FAMILY, HE WILL BE MISSED. REST IN PEACE MY OLD FRIEND

GLENN PRIMAVERA
FRIEND

July 12, 2006

My prayers are with Officer Buro's family. I know that the pain of losing a loved one like this is lessened with time but it never ceases. We always carry in our heart the love and pain we experience when our soul mate gives his life to make others safe.
Please know that I will am grateful for men and women who give us the courage to live in a choatic world.

J Charlton/widow of Richmond officer

July 1, 2006

I'm very shocked to hear of Gary's death I have not seen Gary in sometime.I am currently in Asadabad Afghanistan serving in the US Army Reserves Civil Affairs as a Civil Affairs SGT. I'm on a leave of Military absence from NYPD.I found out about Gary's death on 30 JUN 06 on America's most Wanted while I was watching TV at Bagram Afghanistan base. I'm in shock!!! Gary and I graduated together from NYPD and worked together in Mid-Town South on foot patrol numerous times. He was very professional,very funny and cool headed. He knew what he was doing. He always talked about his family and relationship.I will miss you friend,,you always made me laugh even when we were stuck together on a crappy detail or foot post,,you always made the time pass. RIP

Police Officer Vinny Tornone
NYPD Worked together in Mid-town South and graduated academy

July 1, 2006

Thank you for your service. You are in my prayers.

Ofc. S.L. Coffman #15174
California Highway Patrol

June 28, 2006

It is hard to believe that this awful trajedy happened almost 2 months ago. It seems like only yesterday that we heard of this. I never got to know you, but you are missed more than you could imagine. Keep watch over all of us and see you in the future.

Chesterfield Officer

June 28, 2006

Rest in Peace Gary! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Jen Stanton (Lightner)
High School Classmate

June 27, 2006

I want to tell you that I saw your profile on AMW and was so touched, I had to write. My husband was shot last yr. in April and his partner and best friend killed. His other partner returned fire and killed the suspect. There is only one unit in ATL that has 3 officers assigned to a car and they were one of them...or I would be a widow. I am proud of you, even though I don't know you...you are an outstanding citizen and I feel the pain of your family even though I don't know them. Thank you for serving us, you are a wonderful person.
G.G
wife of officer

G.G.
wife of survivor

June 24, 2006

06-18-06
Had a motorcycle ride today in your honor, there was somewhere around 150 participants. Joe was there, and doing well. I think you would be proud to know your brothers and sisters from both the Police Department, Sheriff’s Office and many others came out to support the ride. Rest in peace brother, and know your are not forgotten.

A Brother
Chesterfield County

June 18, 2006

MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH GARY AND HIS FAMILY. HE WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED BY HIS BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN THE CHESTERFIELD COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT.


DISPATCHER & WIFE OF CHESTERFFIELD CO OFFICER

June 11, 2006

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Everytime I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the man they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Officer Buro. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. You will be in my thoughts.

From reading all the reflections left for Gary, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Gary's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Gary's life was about so much more than the way he died. Gary will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Officer Buro, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. I am sure you and your wife have now reunited and are enjoying exploring the kingdom of Heaven together. If you two happen to bump into my fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been three years but we still miss him terribly.

Wishing you brighter and better days,


Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis Ray McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

June 10, 2006

Gary,
We all know you are back with your one true soul mate. There is great comfort knowing you and Jennifer are back in each others arms and walking side by side once again. Your love for each other is bigger than us all. May the two of you rest in peace.
We love you!! Your laughter and memories will never be forgotten.

June 2, 2006

Gary, I only briefly met you while you spent a short time on my shift, and did not get to know you very well. For that I am saddened. I remember the numb feeling when I heard the news, the numbing drive to the hospital. I'm proud to say I served with you, for however brief a time. RIP brother, you're needed in a better place.

Officer
Chesterfield COunty PD

June 2, 2006

SEMPER FI, ONCE A MARINE ALWAYS A MARINE WALK TALL BROTHER AND WATCH OVER THE REST OF US. TO OFFICER'S BURO FAMILY I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.

OFFICER PHILLIP REID
V.A FEDERAL POLICE DEPARTMENT

June 1, 2006

Gary I just found out last night about this. I was, and still am, in shock. I remember many nights of laughing and working along side you in Midtown South Precinct. You were always a gentleman and one of the sharpest/hardest working cops I have ever had the pleasure of working side by side with. God must have really needed the best of the best for his army for Him to take you. I hope you are reunited with your wife and other family members who were taken from you so early on. You will always be sorely missed here on Earth..and I hope one day you will be among the people greeting me in Heaven so that I may shake the hand of an old friwnd and hero. Rest in Peace.

Sgt James Phelan
NYPD/Former co-worker.

May 31, 2006

Gary,
I never got a chance to speak to you, meet you or even know you.. but I will never forget you. I will always be proud of you and the job that you did that night, putting yourself in danger to help another. I was one of the few dispatchers working that night and I am so honored knowing that we had an officer like you on the road to keep us safe. My heart and prayers go out to your family.

Dispatcher Vanessa Holmes
Chesterfield Emergency Communications

May 30, 2006

Im very saddened to see that so many police officers are killed each year in the line of duty wheather they are long serving or not they do a excellent job and i have alot of respect for all of them,theres so many people in this world that really dont appriciate the job officers do each day and that there only doing there job,my deepest sympathy goes to all who knew them.

May 30, 2006

Hi, Gary, You were so very wonderful and I miss you very much. I hope those big blue eyes and that fantastic smile are the first things I see when it is my time. I know your watch over all of us continues. You are so special. I love you and miss you. Love, Mom

Agnes M. Thalmann
Gary's Mother

May 29, 2006

Brother Gary, I never like to hear of an officer who has fallen, but it definately hits harder when it is closer to home. All of our toughts and prayers are with you and your family. God bless!

Officer Gary Coslop
Linwood Police, NJ & formerly Henciro PD

May 29, 2006

Officer Buro: What a hero you are and what a legacy you have left for the young officers at your department to uphold!! Not satisfied with being a Marine you chose to be an MP (PMO) for USMC No doubt you were the best!!! Then you served to protect your communities as a police officer...not just in ONE area, but you've done it wherever you have gone!! What a hero!!

To his loved ones and friends and fellow officers: Just remember him in prayer and recall something that he did and he will be just a breath away. Keep you heads held high and know this man was a hero and that he is with God, keeping watch for all of you. The streets of Heaven truly are guarded by United States Marines!! Semper Fi, Officer Buro and thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Love and hugs from your new Aunt in California,Aunt LoVae

LoVae Pray Martines, Law Enf. Liaison
MADD-San Bernardino County Chapter CA

May 26, 2006

My deepest sympathies go out the Buro family and the entire Chesterfield Police Dept. Your gone but not forgotten, thanks for your service and dedication you are truly a HERO.

R.I.P Officer Buro We'll take it from here
10-7,10-42 God Bless

COI
WV Division of Juvenile Services

May 26, 2006

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers at this incredibly difficult time.

Michigan Department of Corrections
Friend of Deputy Perry Fillmore EOW 4/27/04

May 26, 2006

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