Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Anthony A. Byrd

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, May 19, 2006

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Reflections for Police Officer Anthony A. Byrd

Hello Byrd holiday greetings to you and your family. I do keep you and your family in my prayers continously. Have a New Years toast with Brian and Gavin in the name of Jesus for peace on this earth. I know the you and the Lord will continue to hold you family in the palm of His hands and give them the Love they need at this time of year. I will never stop thinking of your family and praying for them. Peace Be With Your Lorrie Winder

lorrie winder
wife of ofc. Brian Winder EOW 7-3-04

December 29, 2006

It's the holidays and it seems so strange that your not here to celebrate physically to celebrate with us although we can sense your presence all around us.Things arent the same the jokes we tell are funny but not fall out your chair funny since of course your not adding your two cent.(lol) this is a time when you really appreciate the time you share with family.There was so much we didnt get to say or do.Someone ask me if I could bring anyone back for just an hour and lose 3 years of my life would i do it,who and why.....if i could it would definetly be you all so that you could say all that you could or just spend that hour with your famiy just having you back would be worth itbutI know that's impossible.Nick talks about u constantly :) he really misses you!So does everyone else there is no where I can go and not mention Tony Byrd.
Rest well Tony........until we meet again.

Death was not the end. . .but only the beginning of what would be the most glorious victory for all
I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies.”John 11:25

Love Forever
Shinikia

Shinikia
Cousin

December 24, 2006

man you just dont know how much i miss you.i miss when you would call me up late night trying to pplay board games, you , shantele, myself and my girl.now its the holidays and your not here with us.last christmas we were at your house video taping the kids opening the gifts.that was so fun only because it was dealing with the family.i understand that we have to go but i wonder why you so early.man since i never told you that i love, i want to tell you now.I LOVE YOU AND ALWAYS WILL.THE WORLD NEED MORE PEOPLE SUCH AS YOURSELF AND MORE POLICE.NOW I HAVE A CHILD ON THE WAY IM SAD BECAUSE I HAD IT PLAN THAT YOU WERE GOING TO BE THE GODFATHER.BUT I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR THE EXPERIENCE OF HOW YOU ARE TO LOVE YOUR CHILDREN AND BE THERE FOR THEM AT ALL TIMES.BECAUSE YOU DONT CATCH TO MANY MEN OUT WITH THERE DAUGHTERS AT GIRLSCOUT.NOT TRYING TO PUT YOU OUT HTERE.LOL!!!BUT ITS THE TRUTH.BECAUSE IF I WANTED MY CHILD TO FOLLOW IN SOMEONE FOOT STEPS OTHER THEN MYSELD IT WOULD BE YOUR FOOT STEPS.

MERRY CHRISTMAS
LOVE ALWAYS AND SEND YOUR PRESENCE THROUGH AND LET FEEL THAT YOUR STILL HERE WITH US.

gary
cousin\brother

December 19, 2006

Missing you!

Shinikia
Cousin

December 3, 2006

Happy Thanksgiving, we miss you.

Det J Rollhauser
Baltimore City Police Department

November 23, 2006

I am here at work burning the midnight oil and I have become so overwhelmed with a since of loss. I truly miss you.

Danielle
Friend

November 19, 2006

I would like to say Thank You to everyone for your expressions and reflections of sympathy. My family truly appreciated all the kind words, thoughts and prayers.

Love is to life ... What sunshine is to plants and flower.
Love was you ,me ,LT and Ki.
Love is now forever changed only God knows who's to blame.
Love was fun trip on cruise ships.
Love is everything wanted and needed for people who believe in it.
Love was true and no noun (person,place or thing) could break through.
We are all born to love, it is the principle of existence and its only end. With that being said ...Baby we will meet and Love again.

Missing the Essence of You!
LB

Shantell Byrd
Wife

November 14, 2006

You and your family are in my prayers. Thank you for your service, Officer Byrd.

Kelly
Wife of P/O Douglas Shroyer, Jr.

October 14, 2006

Hey Byrd, I was just thinking about you and Brian. Remember that I will forever miss you deeply.
Tanya

P/O L. Powell
BCPD

October 1, 2006

May God always watch over your family and may you always watch over your brother and sister officers from above. Thank you for your dedication and service and your sacrifice will always be remembered, for a hero never dies. Rest in peace brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Cpl/1 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

September 22, 2006

I really miss you words cant really express the sadness i feel.When I go to your house it's feels like iam at the wrong place because iam use to you greeting me with a hug and saying what's up although I can feel your presence there it's still not the same.Sometimes me and Toya would see something or just be thinking of you and what you would have said if you were here.I think about you often and talk about youu even more and you know how that goes:) People are place in our lives for a reason, a season and a lifetime. Iam glad that you were a lifetime and as long as live Iam gonna keep your memory alive.I know that today is you and Shantell's anniversary so......Happy Anniversary.

LOVE YOU FOREVER
SHINIKIA

SHINIKIA
Cousin

September 7, 2006

I JUST WANT TO LET YOU KNOW THAT I THINK OF YOU ALOT AND MISSES YOU DEARLY. EVERYTIME I SEE YOUR PICTURE ON THE WALL HANGING IN BOOCHIE'S ROOM TEARS ROLL DOWN MY FACE. I KNOW THAT EVERYTHING WILL BE ALRIGHT AND SOMEDAY WE WILL SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN.
LOVE ALWAYS

SONYA
AUNT

September 6, 2006

i never knew you, but i know what you stood for. and it makes you a freind in my book so rest piecefully and i hope to stand for what you devoted your life doing, to pretect and serve the people. in the future i will be ofc. thomas and as all folling OFCs. you'll will be there watching over me pretect the one ones we love. see you in a nother world

officer anthony thomas
security

September 3, 2006

Sir, I honor your service and your sacrifice. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9.

Daniel
Citizen

August 29, 2006

I am still at a lost for words however, My prayers are that you rest in perfect peace and that God will heal the hearts of all of your loved ones. I know that we did not work together very long but you definitely became a friend of mine and made an impact on my life. I thank God for the time that he did allow for us to be friends. As the taers fall right now I'm thinking of you, always having a warm smile and the gift of making even a sad heart happy

Rest in Peace until we meet again

retitred officer A Goodman
BCPD

August 7, 2006

MAN I REALLY MISS YOUR JOKES AND YOUR PRESENCE.NOW EVERYTIME SOMETHING HAPPENS ME AND DERRICK THINK ABOUT WHAT YOU WOULD HAVE TO SAY.I TELL YOU THAT NOW ME AND DERRICK TELLS ONE ANOTHER THAT WE LOVE EACH OTHER BECAUSE WE DONT KNOW WHETHER WE WILL SEE EACH OTHER AGAIN.I WISH ME AND YOU WOULD HAVE TOLD EACH OTHER THAT WE LOVE ONE ANOTHER.THE OTHER DAY I WAS TELLING THESE YOUNG KIDS THAT THEY SHOULD LOOK UP TO SOMEONE POSITIVE AND THAT YOU WERE BECAUSE WHO YOU LOOK UP TO IS WHO YOU WILL FOLLOW.I REALLY MISS YOU AND I WILL SEE YOU AGAIN TRUST ME.AND I KNOW THAT YOU HAVE ALOT OF JOKES AND FUNNY STORIES TO TELL.

LOVE YOU ALWAYS

GARY
COUSIN\BROTHER

August 7, 2006

GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. MY PRAY ALSO FOR BALTIMORE CITY POLICE DEPT., SPECIALY FOR THE BROTHER THAT DAY BY DAY FIGHT FOR A BETTER FUTURE FOR THE KIDS OF ALL CITIZENS OF BALTIMORE.

Special Agent II Hector Roman
Special Investigation Bureau, Dept Justice, Puerto Rico

August 6, 2006

hello byrd i was thinking about brian and you tonite and i just wanted to leave you a message of saying you will always be remembered and i am praying for your family always.

lorrie winder
friend

August 3, 2006

Peace be with you always...

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

July 15, 2006

I wish all the best to the family and friends of Officer Byrd. My husband worked alongside Tony, I can only imagine the pain and grief you feel as a family. My love and prayers are with you.

Kim Wayland
Wife of fellow officer

July 11, 2006

TONY -I VISIT THIS SITE FROM TIME TO TIME AND IT SEEMS I'VE VISITED MORE OFTEN SINCE GOD CALLED YOU HOME. WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT THAT SUCH A GREAT MAN NAMED TONY TURNED OUT TO BE MY BLOOD. I REMEMBER WHEN I FIRST LEARNED THAT YOU AND I WERE COUSINS. YOU WELCOMED ME INTO YOUR LIFE LIKE WE HAD KNOWN ALL ALONG. YOU BOUGHT YOUR DAUGHTERS PAST MY HOME TO MEET ME AND WE PLANNED TO GET OUR FAMILIES TOGETHER AND BUILD THE BOND WE BEGAN TOGETHER I WILL FOREVER MISS YOUR HUGS AND THAT SWEET SMOOTH GREETING OF HEY COUSIN :) I CONSIDERED MYSELF HONORED TO HAVE MET YOU AND BLESSED TO CALL YOU FAMILY YOU LIVED YOUR LIFE AS A MAN OF GREATNESS AND YOUR WIFE AND CHILDREN STOOD TALL AS A REFLECTION OF HOW YOU IMPACTED THEIR LIVES. I REMEMBER SHANTELL SAYING "PEOPLE MAY ASK HOW IS IT THAT SHE CAN BE SO STRONG "? AND WHEN SHE RESPONDED THAT "YOU LIVED YOUR LIFE TO THE FULLEST AND SHOWED THE WORLD WHAT A MAN REALLY WAS" IT BOUGHT TEARS TO MY EYES BUT JOY TO MY HEART BECUASE YOU TRULY WERE ONE OF BALTIMORE'S FINEST AND YOU EXTENDED THAT TO BE JUST ONE OF THE FINEST MEN THAT I HAVE EVER MET AND KNOWN I KNOW YOU ARE RESTING IN PEACE AND YOUR LIFE HAS IMPACTED MY LIFE IN WAYS THAT THIS WORLD WILL NEVER KNOW - LASTLY YOU TAUGHT ME THE IMPORTANCE OF WALKING IN THE SPIRIT AND NOT WAVERING MY FAITH AS FREDDIE SAID "IF WISHES COULD BRING YOU BACK WE WOULD HAVE SO MANY TONY'S" WE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO COUNT THEM SO IN CLOSING I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU,THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING ME TO SHARE IN YOUR LIFE BECAUSE YOUR EXAMPLES HAVE CHANGED MY LIFE I LOVE YOU AND I WILL MISS YOU
LOVINGLY SUBMITTED BY DENEEN-
YOUR COUSIN :)
UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN ................

civilian bcpd
cousin

July 7, 2006

HEY BYRD,

I FORGOT TO TELL YOU... YOU DID YOUR THING. I KNOW WHAT U ALWAYS SAID ABOUT THAT UNIFORM...SHANTELL REALLY HOOKED U UP..IM GLAD TO KNOW THAT U HAVE A WIFE WHO KNOWS HOW TO MAKE A "BROTHA" LOOK GOOD.
SHANTELL GOOD LOOKING OUT, LIKE HE ALWAYS SAID TO ME "PAY ATTENTION TO DETAILS" THANK YOU

ROBERTA YATES-TURNER
BCPD

July 7, 2006

HEY BYRD,

ITS BEEN SO HARD TO MAKE IT THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS.I STILL THINK THAT IT IS ALL A DREAM. THE DAY THAT GOD TOOK YOU AWAY FROM US I QUESTIONED HIM... WHY? I KNOW THAT THERE IS ALWAYS A REASON, BUT TRUTHFULLY I DIDNT WANT TO HEAR IT. I WAS MAD AND ANGRY AND CONFUSED.AND IN SOME WAYS STILL VERY CONFUSED.
I CAN REMEMBER THE FIRST DAY WE MET..DO YOU REMEMBER? WE BOTH WERE SITTING IN THE MAJORS OFFICE AND WE HAD BOTH JUST GOT TRANSFERED DOWN TO CENTRAL RECORDS..AND THEN WE MET "DEE" (WELL U KNEW HER, I JUST MET HER) IT WAS FRIENDS TO THE END. WE HAD PLENTY OF GOOD TIMES SITTING IN THAT HOLE THAT THEY CALLED "OUR" OFFICE,TRYING TO GET OUR "ME ME ME" ON, AND TRYING TO FINISH OUR WORK FOR THE DAY. THERE ARE SO MANY GOOD TIMES AND THEY WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. I THANK YOU FOR COMING TO MY WEDDING AND STEPPING TO THAT NEXT PHASE IN MY LIFE WITH ME.(NOW WE HAVE TO GET "DEE" THERE). YOU WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY HEART FROM NOW UNTIL FOREVER...
SHANTELL.....WORDS CAN NOT EXPRESS THE LOVE AND RESPECT THAT I HAVE FOR YOU AND THE GIRLS.TONY WAS ONE OF THE "BEST MEN" THAT I HAVE EVER KNOWN IN MY LIFE TIME WHO STOOD UP TO THE ROLE AS FATHER,HUSBAND,AND FRIEND. ONLY TIME WILL HEAL OUR BROKEN HEARTS,BUT JUST KNOWING THAT HE HAS EVERY BIT OF HIM IN THE GIRLS AND IN YOUR HEART WILL MAKE IT EASIER TO BARE THE LOST. LOVE YOU AND STAY STRONG

ROBERTA YATES-TURNER
BCPD

July 7, 2006

When I received that phone call early Friday morning I could not believe it. Everyday since seems like a bad dream. I really miss our talks and the good advice you always gave. I want you to know that I will never forget you and your family I think of shantell all the time. Shantell sent me pictures recently of you girls they are getting so big, you were a wonderful father and husband. I had a dream a couple of weeks ago that you were still alive it felt so real all I could do was cry. You surely have a place in my heart.. Look after all of us Tony I expect nothing less.

Danielle DeShields
Friend

July 7, 2006

Rest in peace my brother in blue. Now you can walk Heaven's beat and watch over us here. Your family, friends, and co-workers with the City of Baltimore Police Department are in my thoughts and prayers. I just saw your video on the Baltimore Police website. Your were truly a loved officers. Rest in peace.

Sr. Police Officer D. Johns
City of Sandy Springs Police Department, GA

July 5, 2006

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