Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correctional Officer Jose Rivera

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Prisons, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, June 20, 2008

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Reflections for Correctional Officer Jose Rivera

He was a warrior. 1*

Corporal
Greenville PD

June 21, 2008

God Bless Jose Rivera and his family.

P. Salerno, Senior Officer Specialist
Bureau of Prisons

June 21, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

K9officer Tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

June 21, 2008

What a shame. For a man to lose his life doing something honorable at such a young age and so early in his career. My condolences go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of C.O. Rivera. I hope that everyone in the law enforcement profession will take a moment an reflect on what is most dear to them and realize that it can all be taken away in an instance. Let us all keep doing our best to watch each others backs, stay strong, and keep up the good work.

S.O.S. Todd
FCI Ashland

June 21, 2008

Rest in peace brother. And my God Bless you and keep you with our brothers and sisters. Wo have left us all too soon.

reserve Deputy/Do
Lyon County Ks Sheriff's Dept

June 21, 2008

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Corrections Officer Jose Rivera in this difficult time. May Jose rest in peace. Godspeed Brother!

Mark Schilli
DEA-St. Louis

June 21, 2008

What a terrible tragedy. My thoughts and prayers are with all of his co-workers and family members...

Cassaundra Roark Federal Officer, HIT
Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Prisons

June 21, 2008

My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to your family, friends,& entire department.I pray for God to comfort them all. You gave the ultimate sacrifice during your honorable service & will not be forgotten. I know that Angels took you high into the heavens above. May you rest in peace in the loving arms of God. God Bless!

Dispatcher Sara Singleton
Howard County,MD 911 Center

June 21, 2008

Sincere condolences to the family, friends, and department of Correctional Officer Jose Rivera. May he rest in eternal peace, and may God bless and keep you all.

Leo J. Kennerson #2814
RETIRED TROOPER, NYSP

June 21, 2008

May god bless you and your family always. you are a true hero and always will be remembered as such by your BOP family. Rest in peace Brother.

D. Gonzalez, Investigations Section
Federal Bureau Of Prisons

June 21, 2008

My heart goes out to Jose Rivera's family and friends. For we have lost a hero! I have been in the BOP 18 years and have seen tragedy first hand. Scott Williams was someone I knew briefly but his memorial band remains on my wrist. Jose, you are in His arms now and you will be at peace. To die so young and so senseless is a tragedy for us all. When will it stop? May the Lord protect every single one of us who enter the instiutions across our America. Jose Rivera, you will not die in vain. God Bless

Patricia Ziemann
FBOP

June 21, 2008

God Bless you and your family now in their time of need. May you rest in peace and may the heinous animals never have another peaceful day.

PO McPartland Jr
Mount Vernon Police Dept NY

June 21, 2008

Rest in peace my brother, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

correctional officer
fbop U.S.P. Leavenworth, Kansas

June 21, 2008

MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND THE LORD BE WITH YOUR LOVED ONES LEFT BEHIND!!!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE!!!!!!!!!!

DISPATCHER GRETA M HUFF
KY STATE POLICE POST 13 HAZARD

June 21, 2008

My prayers are with the family of Officer Rivera, may God be with you and guide you all through these dark and troubled times. Rest in peace Officer Rivera, another angel called home way to early in life.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02

June 21, 2008

Friday June 20th 2008 is a sad day. We lost a brother on this day. My heart was hurt when I heard about this loss. We lost one of our own.One we will never ever forget.God speed Officer Rivera....To his family, He lost his life doing his job and for that he will forever be respected and loved by me and the Bureau family.

Bossman1970
Senior Officer
Federal bureau of Prisons

Bossman1970
Federal Bureau of Prisons

June 21, 2008

Rest in peace, your service and sacrafice will not be forgotten!

Patrolman Jeff Tripp
Marion,Ma Police Dept

June 21, 2008

We are sorry to hear about the loss of one of our own. Rest in Peace Officer Rivera.

Senior Officer
Federal Bureau Of Prisons, Otisville NY

June 21, 2008

To the friends, family and co-workers of Officer Rivera, may god give you all the peace and comfort you need to get through this very difficult time, we have all lost another hero, rest in peace my brother.

Paul Meyer
Federal Bureau of Prisons Retired

June 21, 2008

We got the tragic news of what happened yesterday while working. My heart goes out to your family and co-workers.
Thank-you for your service!
GOD SPEED

Officer
USDOJ FBOP/Former Deputy Sheriff

June 21, 2008

This is not the time for anger, that time will come soon enough. Devote your feelings to comforting one another, especially Officer Rivera's family. May God receive Jose into his presence and comfort this horrible pain we feel right now.

Bill Henderson, Retired
Federal Bureau of Prisons

June 21, 2008

It takes an extremely brave person to willingly walk into a housing unit full of inmates with only your keys and a radio. You will not be forgotten. God bless you and your family.

MHS C. Sirolli
FCC Coleman, FL

June 21, 2008

Rest in peace my friend. You are now in the hands of our good LORD, GOD. Allow your sisters and brothers to carry on the mission. My condolences go out to your family and friends for their loss. You will be greatly missed. Now all you have to do is sit back and relax because the whole world knows that you are a hero, you are our hero.

Hubert Somohano
Brother of Officer Jose Somohano (EOW 13 Sept 2007)

June 21, 2008

Rest in Peace, CO Rivera. My prayers go with you and to your family.

I will be there for you in 2009, when your name is read at the Candlelight Vigil, with my candle held high.

God Bless You and Keep You.

Sylvia Simons Trembelas, Ret'd
FBOP, Designations Administrator, IMS

June 21, 2008

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE IN KEEPING OUR COUNTRY SAFE AND ALL OUR PRAYERS GO OUT OFFICER RIVERA'S FAMILY, FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS.

GOD BLESS YOU, BROTHER IN BLUE.

DEPUTY RUTILO QUEZADA
SMITH COUNTY SHERIFF - TYLER, TX

June 21, 2008

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