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

Rest in peace brother, your watch has ended but your memory will go on forever. You have given the ultimate sacrifice and you will never be forgotten. God bless.

Officer Z. Freeto
Hartford, CT Police Department

September 12, 2008

You remain in so many hearts. May you rest safe with The Lord and may He be gracious unto your family.


September 10, 2008

Hey brother,
The trial starts this week. I still think about you coming through in training. Please know that you impacted a lot of officers when you were here. Anyhow, we all pray for wisdom of the judge, jurors, and attornies during the trial. Rest well brother!

Officer B. Anderson
Fort Worth PD

July 23, 2008

Hey Brother,
As you know called has called another TX peace officer home. One of our TX DPS troopers is at the gates being welcomed home. Take care of him and show him around brother. I pray for your family all the time.

Officer B. Anderson

May 1, 2008

you and your family remain in my thoughts and prayers daily. I know you are watching after your family. Keep up the good job. You will forever be remembered.

Sherry Lynn Lopez
Texas citizen

April 27, 2008

Watch over us Dwayne...I think about you every day brother.

Officer A.R. White #3568
Fort Worth Police Dept.

March 23, 2008

It has been alittle over a year and I still want to come up to Grandview, Tx to see you Dwayne. I miss you so much. You were the best son-in-law anyone can ask for. And since I had no sons you were like a son to me. I think about you everytime I see a police officer and everytime I see my grandchildren. I know you are watching down on my daughter and your girls. I love and miss you so much but you are not and never will be forgotten.

Ruth Pirelo
Mother In Law

March 11, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 6, 2008

I miss you so much. Thanks for being on my team.

Officer Cliff Miller
FWPD brother

January 28, 2008

Just wanted you to know your not forgotten and I've still got your family in my prayers.

Sherry Lynn
Fort Worth Resident

January 20, 2008


God Bless you and yours. Your little angels are beautiful young ladies and Karen is a joy to know. She has enriched our grief therapy group with her positive outlook and ability to look toward the brighter side of life. Thank you for serving. HUA.

Pam Ireland

January 17, 2008

It is so hard to believe it has been a year, but Karen, I pray for strength for you and the girls. We will soon see Dwayne Freeto and Hank Nave again. Jesus will take us there soon. God bless and keep you strong in the power of the Lord.

Martha Sheffield CAPA

December 24, 2007

It will be another hard Christmas for your wife and children.May The Lord who watches over us all help heal their pain and comfort them now and ever.G-d bless you all.

December 22, 2007

Officer Freeto I keep you and your family in my prayers. Say Hi to Hank for us, we miss both of you but know that your in a better place and watching over your family and loved ones. May you rest in peace always.

P Mann
Fort Worth Citizen

December 17, 2007


I can't believe it's been a year brother. I'll see you again in Heaven one over us as we push on...

Officer A.R. White #3568
Fort Worth Police Department

December 17, 2007

To your family and loved ones:
On the first anniversary of your brave one's death, I pray that you will have peace in your heart. Know that your hero is watching from above.
God bless you.

Linda Sharpe Haywood
Wife, FHP Trooper Darryl L. Haywood,Sr. E.O.W. 10-02-04

December 17, 2007

Dwayne - we are all thinking of you even more today as we mark the one year anniversary.
You would be so proud of your brothers and sisters in the FWPD, they are en exceptional group of officers!
You would be especially proud of Karen as she continues to honor you and raise your precious little girls.

Karen W
friend of Freeto family

December 17, 2007

Its been one year today that you were taken from us Dwayne. You are my hero, and you are always in our hearts. Take care buddy, watch over us.

Officer JJ Doshi #3560

December 17, 2007

Officer Freeto,
It is the one year anniversary since you were called home. As you prepare to spend your second Christmas in heaven, your loved ones, friends and citizens everywhere pause to remember you and the legacy of bravery you left. You are forever a hero and I thank you for having this uncommon courage.

Pennsylvania citizen

December 17, 2007

It was a year ago today you were re-assigned. I hope you know you are still thought of and please watch over your family and us too. Thank you for the sacrifice you made and for protecting others. R.I.P. Officer Freeto

Sherry Lynn
Fort Worth Resident

December 17, 2007

I've got alot of Ida dist stories stories we need to talk about. I miss you man. We all miss you.

Officer E Vance 3569

December 12, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, nh

December 9, 2007

Officer Freeto
It has almost been a year since you were called to patrol those streets of Gold keep up the good work as you did here on this earthly place. You are not forgotten, our hearts and prayers continue to be with you and your lovely wife and children.

patty morgan

December 3, 2007

You are still missed. You are still loved. You are not and never will be forgotten. I know she doesn't think so, but Karen has been so strong! I know you are watching over us. Your death has changed us all, the way we look at things, the way we do our jobs, the way we live. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. - Matt 5:9

Officer JMA #3552

November 13, 2007

Dwayne, its almost been a year since you left us, and I still find myself thinking about you almost everyday I go to work. You will always be with us. And I WILL see you again. Take care brother, rest in peace.

Officer JJ Doshi #3560

October 29, 2007

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