Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Ronald Evan Weintraub

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, November 16, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Ronald Evan Weintraub

Rest in peace,Officer Weintraub.You died as a result of a cowardly evil act of terrorism,but you died a true hero.May God comfort your family,and all who knew and loved you.

bernadette chantrey
citizen

September 18, 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
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

January 2, 2008

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

December 17, 2007

Officer Weintraub,
It has taken over two years, but you are finally being honored. 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. Despite the physical dangers and health risks, you worked at Ground Zero and tried to rescue survivors and recover your fallen fellow officers, other first responders and civilian victims-you are a true hero.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

December 16, 2007

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the
children of God.

Dispatcher Ted Smith
Martin, TN Police Dept.

December 16, 2007

Rest in Peace. Your sacrifice serves as a living example of John 15:13.

#14604
FBI Detroit

December 15, 2007

Thank you for serving and doing all you did during the 9/11 attack. We are so sorry you had to pay the ultimate sacrifice. During this rough Holiday season we are praying for your family, friends and co-workers. You died a True Hero and will not be forgotten.

Craig Figgins
Brother - SGT Dan Figgins St Charles, IL EOW 4/9/05

December 15, 2007

Ronnie,,,until we meet again God bless you,,,,,

Det Jim Mulligan
NYPD

December 14, 2007

God Speed, Brother.

P.O.K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

December 13, 2007

Thank you for being you, a hero. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

December 13, 2007

Thank you, Officer Weintraub, for your service! You are a true hero. Words cannot express the admiration and appreciation of your bravery and sacrifice as you worked at Ground Zero, knowing the dangers and looking for the victims that still remained. You willingly chose a difficult task and endured unimaginable things. You fought a good fight. You can be proud you did your best. I can only wish I had half your courage. I am grateful to you for your service.

trooper
Ohio State Highway Patrol

December 13, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service, this writer is honored to leave a relfection for you. Thank you for your courage, and dedication in the rescue effort. You are a hero just by the profession you chose.

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

December 13, 2007

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