Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Dwayne N. Freeto

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, December 17, 2006

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Reflections for Officer Dwayne N. Freeto

it saddens me each time i hear this over the radio.... it takes a special human being to be a police officer but what Officer Freeto was doing was not only a job but being a compassionate human being!! god rest you my brother and keep your watch on us next to our lord in heaven !! may your family find peace and solace in the fact that your in a better place and still watching over us. i pray for your family and loved ones in this rough time rest in peace and watch over us like the angel you were and will always be...

firefighter james south
Trans-Care ambulance

December 17, 2006

My deepest thoughts and prayers are with Officer Freeto's wife, children, family, friends and co-workers. I was married to Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002 and I am now married to Washington County Deputy Sheriff Aaron Carpenter. All of your COPS family is here for you and hurting for you. We all became a family when our loved ones became police officers and now we have even a stronger bond when one of our family members go down. We are here for you to help you along this journey you now have joined with us. God bless you all.

Denise Nichols Carpenter
Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002

December 17, 2006

On behalf of the MHMR Staff (Corrections) for the Tarrant County Sheriff's Deparment I would like to express our sincerest sympathy and regards to the family, friends and collegues of Officer Freeto. God bless you and yours during this time.

MHMR of Tarrant County

December 17, 2006

To the family and friends of Officer Freeto. I am sorry for your loss and my thoughts and prayers go out to you at a time like this! Officer Freeto thank you for your service. May you serve Heavens streets just as well as you served the streets of Ft Worth! Rest in Peace my friend!

Officer R. Grelle

December 17, 2006

May you rest in peace. You are a hero!

Police Officer M. LaFramboise #1270
Independence Mo. Police Department

December 17, 2006



December 17, 2006

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Rest easy, we'll take it from here.

Randy Rogers
Univ of North TX Health Science Center Police, Fort Worth Tx

December 17, 2006



December 17, 2006

i so speechless-our city hasn't healed the wounds from losing Officer Nava and yet we are dealt this terrible blow, i pray for the family and give thanks for ALL OF OUR WONDERFUL HEROES OF THE FWPD AND FIRE DEPT.

December 17, 2006

Rest in Peace Brother...

My prayers go out to your family...and may God send angels to watch over your girls...(all 3 of them)


Sgt. Norton
McKinney Police Department

December 17, 2006

Rest In Peace.

U.S. Marshals

December 17, 2006

You’re a true hero Freeto and your smile will never be forgotten! God bless you and your family.

Citizen of Fort Worth

December 17, 2006



December 17, 2006

"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived." -General George Patton

R.S. (Trey) Phillips #3223
Fort Worth Police Department

December 17, 2006

God Bless you Officer Freeto. Thank you for keeping my city safe, thank you to all of the Fort Worth Police Dept. My prayers are with the family of Officer Freeto at this time, there are no words to say how sorry I am for your lose. Rest easy brother, we will take it from here.

Sr. Corp. Rhonda Richeson
Dallas Police Department

December 17, 2006

Mrs. Freeto and Children-

I can tell you I am feeling your pain today. My husband was the Fort Worth Police Officer killed last year. Please know I am so sorry for your loss. Surround yourself with your family and friends and do not give up. Please know I will be here to help you get through this. I don't care what time of day or night my home and phone line is available to you. I will give you all the hugs you need when I see you. I wish I had the exact words to say but I don't. Just know your husband did not die in vain. He died helping others. I know that is hard to hear but he is a HERO just as Hank was.

God Bless You,

Teresa Nava
Widow of Henry "Hank" Nava, Jr. EOW: 12-1-2005

December 17, 2006

Here we are again leaving messages for the family and loved ones who are grieving for an officer that was helping a motorist change a tire. We of course, did not know this officer but we do share the pain that the family and all who knew Officer Freeto are feeling at this time.
"When God Made Peace Officers"
Unknown Author
When the Lord was creating peace officers, he was into his sixth day of overtime when an angel appeared and said, "You're doing a lot of fiddling around on this one"

And the Lord said, "Have you read the spec on this order?" A peace officer has to be able to run five miles through alleys in the dark, scale walls, enter homes the health inspector wouldn't touch, and not wrinkle his uniform."

He has to be able to sit in an undercover car all day on a stakeout, cover a homicide scene that night, canvass the neighborhood for witnesses and testify in court the next day."

He has to be in top physical condition at all times, running on black coffee and half-eaten meals. And he has to have six pairs of hands."

The angel shook her head slowly and said, "Six pairs of way."

"It's not the hands that are causing me problems." said the Lord, "It's the three pairs of eyes an officer has to have."

"That's on the standard model?" asked the angel.

The Lord nodded. "One pair that sees through the bulge in a pocket before he asks, 'May I see what's in there sir?' (When he already knows and wishes he'd taken that accounting job.) Another pair here in the side of the head for his partner's safety. And another pair of eyes here in the front that can look reassuringly at a bleeding victim and say. 'You'll be all right ma'am.' When he knows it isn't so."

"Lord," said the angel, touching his sleeve, "rest and work on this tomorrow."

"I can't" said the Lord, "I already have a model that can talk a 250 pound drunk into a patrol car without incident, and feed a family of five on a civil service pay check."

The angel circled the model of the peace officer very slowly. "Can it think?" she asked.

"You bet." said the Lord. "It can tell you the elements of a hundred crime scenes; recite Miranda warnings in his sleep; detain, investigate, search, and arrest a gang member on the street in less time than it takes five learned judges to debate the legality of the stop...and still keeps its sense of humor."

"This officer also has phenomenal personal control. He can deal with crime scenes painted in hell; coax a confession from a child abuser; comfort a murder victim's family; and then read in the daily paper how law enforcement isn't sensitive to the rights of criminal suspects."

Finally, the angel bent over and ran her fingers across the cheek of the peace officer. "There's a leak." She pronounced. "I told you that you are trying to put to much in this model."
"That's not a leak," said the Lord, "it's a tear."
"What's the tear for?" asked the angel.
"It's for bottled-up emotions; for fallen comrades; for commitment to that funny piece of metal called his badge; for justice."
"You're a genius." said the angel.
The Lord looked somber. "I didn't put it there." he said.
Marilyn Robinson aka MamaWolf
Canon City Internet Radio
Canon City, CO

Marilyn Robinson aka MamaWolf
The Canon City Internet Radio

December 17, 2006

May you Rest in Peace as you have joined the ranks in Heaven with Officer Nava!

Regina Beachler
Formerly of Fort WOrth, TX

December 17, 2006

Rest easy, Brother. We'll take it from here.

Michigan State Police

December 17, 2006

Officer Freeto, this is a very sad day again right before christmas. We are trying to make scense of what happened and why you had to give your life at this moment. Just know that your department was just as proud of you as someone who has been here longer than you. You were from what I hear, cause i did not personnaly know you a great officer and prime example of a Fort Worth Police Officer should be. While you will be missed, enjoy heavens beat. RIP brother in blue. My condolences to his wife and kids and may god give them the stregth to carry on. I know they will get stronger to carry on although it may be extremely difficult to do that right now.

Brandon Isham
Fort Worth PD Dispatcher

December 17, 2006



December 17, 2006

Officer Freeto Thank you for your service. May God be with you and your family. Rest in Peace brother we've got it from here.

Recruit C. Jones
Police Academy

December 17, 2006

On behalf of all off us at MedStar - You are a hero and your loss is unmeasurable. Our prayers will be strong and forever.

Popp, Field Operations Supervisor
MedStar EMS

December 17, 2006

Rest in Peace...

Police Officer
Syracuse Police Dept,NY

December 17, 2006

Rest in peace my brother we will take it from here


December 17, 2006

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