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

Just wanted to let you know your not forgotten and we are keeping Karen and the girls in our prayers daily. Thank you for everything you did.

Sherry Lynn Lopez

October 7, 2007

You continue to live on in the hearts and minds of those who's lives you have touched.May G-d bless you and your loved ones, now and ever.

September 25, 2007

Heroes are Never Forgotten and you will not either Dwyane. Rest in Peace brother.

Explorer Jeff Marzahn #1152
Fort Worth Police Department Explorers

September 18, 2007

Doesn't make sense to write or try to manifest my feelings or thoughts into words........from where you are now,I know you know what they are...keep watching over us

September 18, 2007

Just wanted you to know you are thought of and Hope you are having fun in Heaven. See you soon.

Sherry Lynn
FtWorth C.O.P. Sleepyhollow #12

August 22, 2007

Thank you for your service Ofc. Freeto.

Citizen
Grand Rapids, MI

July 21, 2007

Wow, Dwayne! Its July, but it might as well be December 17th the way I'm carrying on. I still miss you, I still cry. Not everyday anymore, but pretty regularly, I guess. Every once in a while, I still find myself calling your phone, to hear your voice or staring at your picture, speechless, until tears start falling down my face. I can't drive SB down 35 w/o having to catch my breath near morningside. I get so nervous working in the freeway. Not that it was wonderful before, but I avoid it however and whenever I can now, for fear of a panic attack. You are missed more than you would have ever believed if we would have been able to tell you. Our hearts ache still and there will always be an empty space where you left it. We truely were robbed.

You would be so proud of Karen. She's been so strong. She doesn't think so, but she is. She is very strong and the girls are doing great. They are so smart and beautiful. We will do our best by them, we owe you no less.

JMA #3552
FWPD

July 13, 2007

Dwayne,
I didn't know you but you and your family are in my thoughts and my prayer book every day. I don't know why God allowed a simple good dead to turn tragic but I guess that's why we are not God. I know your family and friends miss you and wish you were here but we will make sure they are ok. Thank you Officer Freeto for a job well done now go get your reward.
Love and prayers,

God bless and keep you strong Karen we love you!!

Sherry Lynn
FtWorth C.O.P. Sleepyhollow #12

July 13, 2007

My husband attended the academy with Dwayne. And I had the great pleasure of meeting him, and seeing his truly sincere smile and shaking his strong, friendly hand. I have been an officer for 12 years and have on several occasions read news paper articles and watched tv coverage on a line of duty death, but this hit close to home. Dwayne's tragic death made a situation that I was already aware of that much more realistic. I pray for all officers and their families on a daily basis. We has officers have chosen a career that many chose not to do, and we face many things many can't even imagine. Our families, husbands, wives, and children sign up for a life they didn't choose but love us jut the same. Dwayne, you touched David, and he sorely misses you!! Karen you and your children are in David's and my heart and soft prayers.

Officer Misty Hughes
Flower Mound Police Department

July 10, 2007

Dwayne, i know you watch over everyone and you are still with us in a different way. We don't get to see you the way we wish, but we feel you, we talk to you. We will think about you everyday and miss you everyday. We will never forget your goodness and are proud of you. I appreciate that you always welcomed me and made me feel like an extended part of the family, even without saying a word. You knew me and know me. I will always check in on your girls, and i know you will be there too.

Anabell

July 7, 2007

Hey Honey! I miss you, and the girls miss you sooo much. I dream about you almost everynight. I cry myself to sleep everynight. I don't know what I am supposed to do with out you, I feel so lost. I wish you were here soooo bad! I spent my 1st birthday with out you and we are about to spend your birthday for the 1st time without you. Your absence is so visible and heavy with pain. Not a day goes by that I don't wish with all my heart and soul that I could turn back time and tell you to call in sick just this one time. As we celabrate the 4th with out you, me and the girls will always remember all the other 4th of July's that we had with you. We have to now start making new memories and hope someday they will be filled with love and joy again. For now we just miss you too much for there to be any joy in anything. I love you sweet pea :)

Karen
Your Wife

July 4, 2007

We miss you brother....

OFFICER A.R. WHITE #3568
FORT WORTH POLICE DEPARTMENT

June 10, 2007

You and your loved ones are prayed for daily.G-d Bless.

May 31, 2007

I just got done viewing this brave officer's family photos on Ft Worth Police Department's website. What an honorable tribute his department has done in showing the world what kind of man he was. It shows that we, police officers, are also human with feelings, family and personality.

Officer Freeto has some beautiful kids and you can tell in each photo that he was a really proud dad. Officer Freeto's smile is one I am sure you can place to a really good hearted family man and dedicated law enforcement officer. I can tell without even knowing him that he was a good guy, his image projects it.

It saddens me to see such a person, such a fine officer I am certain, die in the line of duty.

God bless you all and may officer Freeto rest in peace in the arms of our Lord.

Police Officer
El Paso, TX Police Department

May 27, 2007

I miss you my brother. You are daily missed and I often see your face. When I look at your kids; I see you. When I look at your wife; I see you. When I look at Pastor and Mother Freeto; I see you...and the other day when I looked at your brother, Chuck, I saw your face again.

I am so proud of your life and honored you are my brother. Isn't it wonderful, how all who are on this side of that thin blue line, are also honored that you are their brother as well?

Dwayne, because of you, I met some great people who shared in my pain. Strangers let me lean and cry on their shoulders. Did you see how many came to pay tribute to your sacrifice? I wish you knew how thankful and greatful I am to have you be a part of my life.

You were honored well in DC and I can't agree with anyone more that you are a perfect example of why, "Heroes live forever!"

Until we meet again...rest in peace. I say out loud, "Thank you for your service. In Jesus' name, "Blessed are the Peacemakers!"


Your Brother,
Cliff Miller
President of Class 113
FWPD

Officer Clifton Miller
FWPD

May 16, 2007

G-d bless you and all other fallen officers, especially as today we honor you all.

May 15, 2007

I went to the Capital today to honor you and your family. May God keep you close as I pray for those you had to leave behind.

Terry Donovan,spouse of Amy Lynn Donovan EOW 31 October 2004

May 7, 2007

I pray daily for your sweet rest and that Our Lord will continue to strengthen your loved ones.

April 27, 2007

Officer Freeto and family

I just wanted to drop by and wish you a Happy Easter. You are forever in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you.
Love,
Sherry

Sherry Lynn
C.O.P. Sleepyhollow #12

April 8, 2007

I hope you are enjoying Heaven, keep watch over us all. Thank you for your service. R.I.P.

Sherry Lynn
C.O.P. Sleepyhollow #12

March 15, 2007

You and your loved ones are in my prayers daily.May you have sweet sleep and may Our Lord continue to comfort and strengthen your loved ones, especially your wife Karen and your sweet little daughters.

March 13, 2007

I HAVE READ ABOUT THE INCIDENT THAT TOOK THE LIFE OF OFFICER FREETO. MY PRAY THAT HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL FIND THE PEACE THEY NEED TO GET THROUGH THE HARD TIMES AHEAD. I WOULD LIKE TO SHARE A MESSAGE THAT WAS LEFT ON MY DESK ONE DAY WHILE AT A LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CLASS.

THE POLICEMAN'S JUDGEMENT DAY
THE POLICEMAN STOOD AND FACED GOD,
WHICH MUST ALWAYS COME TO PASS.
HE HOPED HIS SHOES WERE SHINING,
JUST AS BRIGHTLY AS HIS BRASS.
“STEP FORWARD NOW, POLICEMAN.
HOW SHALL I DEAL WITH YOU?
HAVE YOU ALWAYS TURNED THE OTHER CHEEK?
TO MY CHURCH HAVE YOU BEEN TRUE?”
THE POLICEMAN SQUARED HIS SHOULDERS AND SAID,
“NO, LORD, I GUESS I AIN'T,
BECAUSE THOSE OF US WHO CARRY BADGES
CAN'T ALWAYS BE A SAINT.”
I'VE HAD TO WORK MOST SUNDAYS,
AND AT TIMES MY TALK WAS ROUGH,
AND SOMETIMES I'VE BEEN VIOLENT,
BECAUSE THE STREETS ARE TOUGH.
BUT, I NEVER TOOK A PENNY,
THAT WASN'T MINE TO KEEP….
THOUGH I WORKED A LOT OF OVERTIME
WHEN THE BILLS GOT JUST TOO STEEP.
AND I NEVER PASSED A CRY FOR HELP,
THOUGH AT TIMES I SHOOK WITH FEAR.
AND SOMETIMES, GOD FORGIVE ME,
I'VE WEPT UNMANLY TEARS.
I KNOW I DON'T DESERVE A PLACE
AMONG THE PEOPLE HERE.
THEY NEVER WANTED ME AROUND
EXCEPT TO CALM THEIR FEAR.
IF YOU'VE A PLACE FOR ME HERE, LORD,
IT NEEDN'T BE SO GRAND.
I NEVER EXPECTED OR HAD TOO MUCH,
BUT, IF YOU DON'T….I'LL UNDERSTAND.
THERE WAS SILENCE AROUND THE THRONE
WHERE THE SAINTS HAD OFTEN TROD!
AS THE POLICEMAN WAITED QUIETLY,
FOR THE JUDGEMENT OF GOD!
“STEP FOREWARD NOW, POLICEMAN,
YOU'VE BORNE YOUR BURDENS WELL.
COME WALK A BEAT ON HEAVEN'S STREETS,
YOU'VE DONE YOUR TIME IN HELL.”

DEPUTY RICHARD KOLENTUS
SEMINOLE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

March 12, 2007

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It takes a true hero to help others in need at the risk of your own life. Dwayne Freeto was a true hero along with the rest of the Officers doing their jobs on a daily basis.

Bless you all. There are people who truly appreciate it everyday.

Thank you.

Christy
Sister of FWPD Officer

February 28, 2007

To all the family and friends of Officer Dwayne Freeto, I just recently went through the lost of a wonderful boss last month and it is still hard to deal with his passing, but in hard times when I think of remembering him, I just think of the great things he done in his life. And that is what all of you should do. And remember, one day you will be reunited with him.

Christine

February 24, 2007

I just saw Officer Freeto's story on the America's Most Wanted piece of Fallen Officers. I wanted to say first of all to the friends and family of Officer Freeto that my heart and prayers go out to you! We lost Officer Laird just two and a half years ago and we are still mourning his loss. Officer Freeto you did not die in vain you are a hero!

To he wife of Officer Freeto,
As a wife of a police officer myself I can not imagine what you are going through, but I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Reach out to your law enforcement family.. we will never leave you! You have to know that when your husband was sworn in as a police officer your family grew to the millions. If you need us we are here for you. You do not have to do this by yourself! Officer Laird was a very special person to me and our city lost him two and a half years ago. My biggest fear was that people would forget about him and the cause he died for. They haven't and won't. I hated when people would say it will get easier with time. It doesn't get easier, it just gets different... God Bless you and your family... I promise you Dwayne will NOT be forgotten. We love you!!!!!

Wife of a Indianapolis Police Officer

February 24, 2007

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