Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Alan Christopher Silver

Rocky Mount Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, May 2, 2007

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Reflections for Police Officer Alan Christopher Silver

Rest in peace, my prayers are with your family and friends.

Sgt Paul Kessler
Swiss Army, MP Service, K9 Unit

May 12, 2007

SO YOUNG YET SO BRAVE. GOD GIVE THE FAMILY STRENGTH TO BEAR SUCH A BURDEN. MAY THEY BE AS BRAVE AS THEIR SON, BROTHER AND LOVE.

MARGIE RIVERA
SISTER OF FALLEN NYPD OFFICER WILLIAM RIVERA E.O.W 11/24/04

May 11, 2007

Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

citizen, Wisconsin

May 11, 2007

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it. To the Parents, Brother, Girlfriend, and family members of Officer Alan Silver, thank you. Even though I did not know him personally; I thank for so unselfishly sharing him with an entire community; be strong Family, and let your heart take courage, For God said He will wipe every tear from your eyes; there will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain.

Chanda

May 11, 2007

God bless the family of Officer Silver. It saddens me to come on here and see that we have a lost another law enforcement officer. I did not know Officer Silver personally, but he was indeed my law enforcement brother as well as fraternity brother. He will always be rememebered in our hearts.

Tpr. Kelsey
DELAWARE STATE POLICE

May 10, 2007

My heart is very heavy as I type this reflection. Since his death, not a day go by that I don't think about Officer Alan Christopher Silver. He was more to me than a Rocky Mount Police Officer. Alan was a homeboy, fraternity brother, friend and a very close friend of my sons. I am proud to say that we considered him as a member of the family. The character, humble spirit, and mannerable demeanor he exemplified let everyone he came in contact with know, that he was reared with strong christian values. The same values I tried to instill in my children.

I am as proud of him as if he was my own son. One of the proudest moments he and I shared was when he told me that he had pledged Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and he was now my "frat brother." Alan was a true Sigma Man and mirrorred the high standards of the fraternity as expressed in our motto, "Culture For Service & Service For Humanity." He exemplified the ideals of brotherhood, scholarship and service. I echo the quote of Sigma Brother Reginald Silver, "My Brother is a Hero." (Blue Phi)

The only time I questioned Alans' decision was when he told me of his desire to become a State Trooper. Like a concern parent, I asked are you sure. He did not hesitate, but in a clear respectable response answered, "yes sir." After seeing how focused and enthused he was about his career choice, I put him in contact with a friend, Master Trooper Robert Backus. Not knowing at the time that their paths had already crossed. Law enforcement was his dream career, his calling that he took serious and performed with great pride.

Alvin and Glendora, you did an awsome job in rearing Alan. He is an example of a true role model. Young people should pay close attention to how Alan proved through the life he lived, that you can live a christian life at a young age in todays world.

My prayers and thoughts are with you and I will always be here for support. Alan acheived his ultimate goal, that goal was to be home (heaven) with his Lord & Savior Jesus Christ.

God Bless...Amen

Frankie Brinkley
Fraternity Bro./Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity

May 10, 2007

I would like to express to you my deepest sympathy in the loss of your son, brother and boyfriend. I know you were very proud to know that he was doing exactly what he wanted to do in life and doing it well. My husband was also very dedicated to the RMPD and was very enthusiastic about helping and serving his community. Sounds as if Thomas would have enjoyed working with Alan.

Thomas passed away June 28, 2006 from cancer. I know you lost Alan in a different way, but we still share the same
loss. I was very saddened to hear of this tradegy for you and RMPD. The RMPD will be their for you when you need them.

We can have the peace and assurance knowing that they are both in a much better place. May God give you the strength and comfort that you need during this time. My prayers and thought are with you continually.

God Bless.

Carol Ferrell
Wife of deceased Corporal Thomas S. Ferrell, Jr RMPD

May 10, 2007

Alot of people looked up to you. They loved you. Thats a sign of a fine officer. God bless.

Darrell Cook Retired Police Tn.

May 9, 2007

Your brothers in blue have it from here...rest in God's peace, and His peace to your family.

May 9, 2007

To Officer Silver family and friends our hearts and prayers go out to you

God Bless you

Terry Miyares, surviving spouse
Officer Emilio Miyares, Hialeah PD, Fl 11/6/86

May 9, 2007

From time to time I browse this site. Tonight Im saddened at the loss of such a young and truly handsome young man. My heartfelt sympathy go to the parents, family, loved ones and the girlfriend of Officer Silver.
Be assured that God feels your pain and he knows what you are feeling. I am sure that everyone is rallying around you all at your time of need.
Know that even as far as the UK someone is thinking of you all right now and I shall continue to remember you all in my prayers.
May God bless and keep you. Keep the faith
Janett

janett Cole

May 9, 2007

God bless to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Silver. Rip and Thank you for your service.

mjw643

May 9, 2007

Alan was one of the most kind and gentle souls that I will ever have the pleasure of knowing. He treated everyone with the upmost honor and respect and that is what made him the wonderful person that he was. He was always willing to go out of his way to help, never once being selfish. He was the kind of friend that you could call in the middle of the night and he would wake up to talk to you about nothing if it would make you feel better. His smile was contagious and his love for life will never be forgotten. If every man could be atleast half of the man that Alan was, this world would be such a better place. I will miss him more than anyone will ever know. Thank you Alan, for teaching me how to love others and also how to love myself. You are wonderful and not a day will go by that I won't think of you and miss you. I know you will be watching over us, continuing to "protect and serve". It was a great pleasure to know you and to be considered your friend.

A Friend
Friend

May 9, 2007

I will be strong and courageous, I will not be terrified, or discouraged; for the lord my God is with me wherever I go. “Joshua 1:9”

Deputy

May 9, 2007

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and sibling officers of Officer Silver. May you rest in eternal peace our brother.

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse, NY Police Department

May 9, 2007

RIP Officer Silver. So young yet so brave. My prayers go out to the family, friends and coworkers. I'm sorry for your loss.

PFC K.L. Huddleston #243
Fairfax County Sheriff's Office (VA)

May 8, 2007

My prayers and thoughts are with the family,co-workers, and friends of Officer Alan Christopher Silver. My heart goes out to you. I have family with the Rocky Mount Police Dept. as well as a brother who is Chief of Police on Bald Head Island and I know the good job these men and women do. I pray for them everyday as well as their families even though I don't know all of them. God Be With You during this difficult time. Love in Christ, Shirley H. Smith, Garland,N.C.

Shirley Smith

May 8, 2007

We pause to mourn the death of Officer Silver and honor his memory. Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathies, go out to his family, friends, and all the members of his department.

May God comfort each of you.

Major D.W. Warren
Montgomery Police Dept. - Montgomery, AL

May 8, 2007

On behalf of the Tampa Police Department we offer our deepest sympathies. This loss leaves a void with his police family throughout this country. God Bless the family and fellow members of the Rocky Mount Police Department.

Officer Shane Gadoury
Tampa Police Department, Fl

May 8, 2007

You made the ultimate sacrafice while serving and protecting the community. Watch over the rest of us as we work to make this world a safer place to live. God bless you and your family.

Deputy Mary B. Syson
King County Sheriffs Department

May 8, 2007

Lost but never forgotten...

Deputy Sheriff
FCSO, MD

May 8, 2007

When a tragedy happens in our lives, it is a time for reflection. Always remember Alan as how he lived and understand that his purpose has been fulfilled on this earth. Let his life inspire you to keep pursuing yours. To the Silver Family, I wish you God Speed.

Shereese Harris
Friend of Reggie and Felicia - ECU '02

May 8, 2007

The last time I saw you was on Friday 04-27-07. You went out of way to speak to me at the station. Little did I know that would be the last time I would see your smiling face. When I got the news of your passing, I was mad at God. How could you take a promising young man away from us? Every quality you possessed on earth was also needed in heaven. Rest in Peace my brother and remember, you're Momma's little bobo!!!

Officer S. Clifton
Rocky Mount Police Dept

May 8, 2007

My gratitude to Officer Silver for his commitment to serve and protect. Alan was a great son, brother, friend and officer. He unselfishly served honorably and selflessly with courage; with inner strength; unwaivering professionalism and served by placing the security and well-being of fellow citizens often above his own. May his family, friends and RMPD family draw strength from the commitment he stood for. The professional bond that links police officers everywhere makes one officer's trauma the property of all. This has definately sent shock waves throughout our community and truely hits home. Alan was part of our Law Enforcement family and our hearts are heavy and ache with great sadness. I'm sure that badge worn by all of the RMPD officers has a different more special meaning now. His sacrifice is a gift to us all, and for it, we are forever greatful. We will mourn this deep loss and remember him the rest of our lives. My thoughts and prayers to the Silver family as the coming days will be hard.

Alan, we're gonna miss ya man! But we will see you again! I can only imagine what it's like to standing in His glory!

Meryn
Wife of RMPD Officer

May 7, 2007

To the Silver Family,

Alan was a good friend and was always willing to help anyone that he could. I had the pleasure of meeting him in the Academy and we became instant friends. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Alan will be missed.

Telecommunicator Eric L. Russ
Rocky Mount Police Dept

May 7, 2007

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