Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Tommaso Popolizio

Newark Police Division, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, March 3, 2007

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Reflections for Sergeant Tommaso Popolizio

Rest in Peace my Brother and your Family should know no more sorrow

Sergeant Murray Rothblatt
New Jersey State S.P.C.A.

March 3, 2007

My deepest sympathies to the Sergeant and his family and co workers.

Patrolman Kelleher
NYPD Retired

March 3, 2007

Rest in Peace - May God bless your family

Sebea- Correction
NYC Correction

March 3, 2007

Sergeant Popolizio,
Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. You and your family are in our prayers. Rest Easy Brother!

Dep Paul Sperandeo,Amy Sperandeo
Jefferson Parish Sheriffs Office, La.

March 3, 2007

We have lost another one. Will it ever end?. My prayers go out to the family, friends and fellow police officers of Sgt. Popolizio. I feel your pain. Always remember that he is in a better place.
Thank you Sgt.Popolizio for your service. Your dedication and actions will never be forgotten. Rest in peace.
Careing Citizen
Reynoldsburg, Ohio

March 3, 2007

Rest in Peace Brother in Blue. May God be with your family and fellow officers.

We will pray for you.

Corporal Seth Sullivan
Arab Police Department, Alabama

March 3, 2007

Jersey has lost another hero....

My condolences to the Popolizio family and Newark PD...


March 3, 2007

Such a tragic & sensless loss.....Condolences to Sergeant Popolizio's family and to the Newark PD.....Rest In Peace Brother...

Mike D
Paterson NJ PD

March 3, 2007

M.P.D. would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Sergeant
Popolizio's family and to members of N.P.D. When one of us
fall, we all stumble. Your nations capital mourns with you during this time of tragedy and all of you are in our hearts. Good Bless

Police Officer
D.C. Metropolitan Police

March 3, 2007

As I look at this site daily, I pray that there will be no names added to this list. Sgt. Popolizio your loss is felt throughout this country. You and your brothers are all HEROS. Watch over them as they continue doing this very dangerous job. May God bless you, your family, and all the members of the Newark Police Department. Rest in Peace, "BROTHER".

Officer Shane Gadoury
Tampa Police Department, Fl

March 3, 2007

rest in peace brother, may God watch over you and your family.......

Ptl. Casey M. Long
Ocean Township Police Dept. (Ocean Co.)

March 3, 2007

Popolizio Family, Friends and Fellow Officers,
May God carry you through these difficult times. Evrytime we lose a fellow brother/sister it reflects on all of us who put our lives on the line 24/7. Just remember that your father, friend and fellow officer was a proven hero.

God Bless,
K-9 Officer J. Fiore
LNAA Police Dept.

K-9 Officer J. Fiore
LNAA Airport Police Dept.

March 3, 2007

Sergeant Popolizio,
Thank you for your dedication. I pray for you and your family.
Rest in peace sir.

Genesee County, MI
Sheriff Department

March 3, 2007

God Speed, Brother.

Union PD, NJ

March 3, 2007

The Popolizio family has suffered greatly recently. Another NPD brother, Nick, died of a heart attack a few months ago. Our thoughts are with you. Rest easy.

Cop and classmate, 102nd, B Squad

March 3, 2007

Rest in peace, brother. Our prayers are with your family

Washington Missouri P.D.

March 3, 2007

My deepest thoughts and prayers are with Sgt. Popolizio'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 are 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

March 3, 2007

Sergeant Popolizio,
We thank you for doing a courageous job -- a career that most would not consider doing. It is easy to forget the danger involved, until we read about it here.
Our thoughts are with you and your family, your friends and the Newark PD and community at this difficult time.

Pennsylvania citizen

March 3, 2007

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Sgt. Popolizio, your family, loved ones, and department colleagues. We thank you for your many years of service and wish you a peaceful rest until you are reunited with your family.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of my department,

Officer Matthew Lewek
Menomonee Falls (WI) Police Department

March 3, 2007

I am very saddened to hear of the death of yet another fine brother officer. I offer my deepest and most sincere condolences to his family, friends and collegause. SGT Popolizio was a credit to his community, agency, and the badge. I know that his family is proud of him and I am too. I mourn with his family, b/c we are actually all family of the badge. While we mourn the loss we cannot lose sight of celebrating the life. This good officer now walks a beat on the streets of Heaven with St. Michael, as his final roll call was held here in this world and he has moved on to a better world. Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends (John 13:15). Rest easy brother, we have the watch from here.

Chief JA Millan
NC Public Schools, Avery Dist.

March 3, 2007

Law enforcement officers are, indeed, a special breed of people. Ask anyone on the street and they will tell you that they would not have our jobs for anything in the world. It takes something special to do what we do and at the same time be able to even contemplate retirement. We try to be optimists. Unfortunately, there are a few of us who will never make that date with retirement. By the very nature of our job, we are at risk everyday of losing our lives, either at the hand of some deranged individual or in some other situation that we, by virtue of our occupation, may be unable to avoid. Some people have recognized the hazardous duties we involve ourselves in, the risks we take, and the pride we take in accomplishing that job. There is National Law Enforcement Week, dedicated to us who gladly accept the responsibility of protecting the citizens in our respective jurisdictions. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day is dedicated to those who gave their lives in the line of duty. These are but two examples of remembrances specifically for law enforcement personnel. Remembrances that come but once a year. We should remind fellow officers of another type of remembrance, one that will last a lifetime. Sooner or later, a doctor will pronounce us dead. It is inevitable. Regardless of whatever happens, death is the end we will all have to face.
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Jim Moore
New Orleans P.D., Retired

March 3, 2007

We ask our lord Jesus Christ to receive SGT Popolizio's soul and we hope to be reunited with him in God's glorious kingdom. We pray that he comforts his grieving family and friends.

robert delamuir
Haitian Police Dept

March 3, 2007

Sleep easy with God, Sergeant, and we thank you very much for your Service.

Sr. Trooper Trey Pellizzari
Texas Dept of Public Safety/Commercial Vehicle Enforcement--Rockwall

March 3, 2007

To the family, friends and all who knew Sgt. Popolizio, we send our prayers, and deepest sympathies to you, even though they seem empty at this time.
"A Letter From Heaven"
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say.
But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from Heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; Here is just eternal love.
Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through
God picked me up and hugged me and he said,'I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, They'll be here later on.
I need you here badly, you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.'
God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night the days chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....In the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years.
Because you are only human they are bound to bring tears.
But do not be afraid to cry: it does relieve the pain.
I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
If I were to tell you, you would not understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is over.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.
There are many rocky roads ahead of you, and many hills to climb;
But together we can do it by taking one step at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you to;
That as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.
If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain;
Then you can say to God at night...."My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented...that my life was worthwhile.
Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low:
Just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.
And when it's time for you to go...from that body to be free.
Remember you're not're coming here to me.
I will always be with you!
God must have a special plan for Sgt. Popolizio. I know he will be close to you all at this time of such deep grief
Canon City, Colorado

Marilyn Robinson aka MamaWolf
Canon City Internet Radio

March 3, 2007

Rest in Peace Brother. The thoughts and prayers of the Watchung Police Department are with your family and our brothers and sisters in the Newark Police Department. We will never forget.

Capt. Sean Whelan
Watchung PD, NJ

March 3, 2007

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