Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Russel Timoshenko

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, July 14, 2007

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Reflections for Detective Russel Timoshenko

I just wanted to give his family and friends my condolences.


July 31, 2007

Hero's are not made by how they die but by how they lived. Godspeed and rest in peace.

I am sure you will be standing by the side of our fallen brother Kelly Fredingburg, Say hello for us.

You and your service to your community will never be forgotten

Deputy Steve Polanski
Marion County Sheriff's Office (OR)

July 30, 2007

My condolences to the family and friends of Officer Russel Timoshenko. I and 150 + members from the SCAPD and SCPD were there at your funeral to pay our final respect to you. You made the ultimate sacrifice to make the world a safer place for the rest of us and from what I've read about you, I'd like to thank you for being such a great person. Rest in peace brother.

Patrol Officer Tim Boyce
Suffolk County Auxiliary Police Department

July 30, 2007

Officer Russel Timoshenko - An American Hero. From all of us in Arizona, our deepest respect for you and heart felt condolences to your family.

Sgt. Shawn R. Hanson
Phoenix Police Department

July 30, 2007

Rest In Peace Officer Timoshenko. Your family and friends are in my prayers....

Ofc. Dornice Dycus
Slidell Police Department

July 30, 2007

May the lord welcome you with open arms into paradise. Rest in peace brother. God bless your family now and always.

Chicago Police

July 30, 2007

May he rest in eternal peace and may the perpetual light always shine on him. He will be always remembered for his bravery and courage. He is truly a hero.

Captain James F. Mooney

July 29, 2007

You went to school with my daughter, you even went to the prom together. You were an adorable young man. I cannot stop thinking about you and your poor parents. I cry as though you were family. My daughter told me you were one of the nicest persons that she has ever met. All I keep saying is for what, for $25,000. How dare they. I look at Mrs. Timoshenko and my heart goes out to her and her husband. An only child. No one should bear the grief they are bearing. You bring your family here for a better life, and this is what happens. It is a shame. I look at his face and want to cry. To the parents, you did a marvelous job with Russel. Although nothing will bring him back, he was a model son. I pray for you because this is going to be the hardest thing you will ever go through. Just know this, you were able to have your son for 23 years. Some people never have the joy that you experienced. This is so unfair. Russel was a great person and this should not have happened to him. I pray for his family.


July 29, 2007

You died protecting the least of us, I hope most of us will

not forget your sacrifice and your parents tragic loss.

Sgt. David McDonald, Ret, NYPDGod grant

July 29, 2007



July 29, 2007

RIP Det R. Timoshenko. My deepest sympathy goes out to your family and friends and everyone at the 71st precinct. Thank you for protecting the people of NYC. You will forever be in my thoughts and prayers. May you watch over your brothers and sisters in BLUE and bring them home safe to their family.

KLM, Staten Island, NY
daughter of retired NYPD officer

July 28, 2007

My thoughts and prays go out to the family, friends and fellow police officers at the 71st precinct of P.O. Russel Timoshenko. You are our guardian angel now, please watch over us and all of your brothers and sisters in blue.

Kimberly, New Jersey
Daughter of retired NYPD officer

July 28, 2007



July 28, 2007

Rest in Peace my brother. God bless your family and friends. You are a true HERO.

Detective D. Hunt
Las Vegas Police Dept

July 28, 2007

Det. Timoshenko,
For the past few months I have been trying to become a police officer and just recently took the NYPD exam. While my friends a family look at your death as a sign and plea with me to change my mind, I am instead inspired as well as honored to follow in your steps. I thank you for your dedication and service not only to your city but your country as well. Rest in peace Detective, and as other officers have said, we'll take it from here.

Joseph Faronea
New Jersey

July 28, 2007


You were a very loved person. Although we never met, we are very much alike. You gave up your youthful life to protect others. You exclaimed the fact that life is very precious and one must do good and noble actions since one never knows when he/she may go. Thank you...

I pray for your family and those who held you dear to them. When I was at your burial service I saw your family in a state of grief that no family should ever feel. May your life be an example to all on how we must all take care of one another and do our best to preserve life as best we can. Thank you for being a subtle teacher and a brother- Though you were an only child, you were and always will be my brother - MY BROTHER IN BLUE - Thank you for your sacrifice and your love for humanity. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.
So long Brother...I'll see you when I go!

Auxiliary Police Officer S. Meade

July 27, 2007



July 27, 2007

May the Lord comfort your family and friends and give you eternal peace in that special place reserved for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
RIP Brother.

Ptlmn. James Murray - Retired
Chicago Police Department

July 27, 2007

St. Michael, Heaven's glorious Commissioner of Police, who once so neatly and successfully cleared God's premises of all undesirables, look with a kindly and professional eye on your earthly force. Give us cool heads, stout hearts, hard punches, an uncanny flair for investigation, and wise judgement. Make us the terror of burglars, the friend of children and law-abiding citizens, kind to strangers, polite to bores, strict with law-breakers, and impervious to temptations. You know, St. Michael, from your own experiences with the devil, that the policeman's lot on Earth is not always a happy one; but your sense of duty that so pleased God, your hard knocks that so surprised the devil, and your angelic self-control give us inspiration. And when we lay down our night sticks, enroll us in your Heavenly Force, where we will be as proud to guard the throne of God, as we have been to guard the city of men. Amen.

rest in peace


July 26, 2007

Спи спокойно.
Sleep Well Brother Russel - with heavy heart - we'll take it from here.

Brother Dima

Detective Dimitry Ruvin
Montgomery County Police

July 26, 2007

Officer Timoshenko,
I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



July 26, 2007

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patrol officer
Chester County, PA

July 26, 2007

My condolences to the New York City Police Department and to the family of Officer Timoshenko. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

A. Griego
Albuquerque, NM

July 26, 2007

Rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends.

Massachusetts State Police

July 26, 2007

May Officer Russel Timosshenko soul rest in peace,for he is a true hero. And will never be forgotten our condolences go out to his family members and fellow officers who serve and protect,this city from evil people. United we stand by all the Law Enforcement Department citywide.God Bless You from all the Sergeants and officers at DJJ Police Department.

Sgt Marisol Sanchez
N.Y.C Department of Juvinile Justice Police

July 25, 2007

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