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

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Rivera. Yours was such a young life lost, but know that your dedication and sacrifice will not be forgotten. Rest in peace.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

June 21, 2008

I am at the end of my career with the BOP, (22 years and counting) and this young man was just starting his, what a tragedy! My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Rivera's family & friends, and to my fellow brothers & sisters at U.S.P. Atwater, keep your heads held high! God bless you all!

Wayne Schoonmaker, Support Srv. Sup.
Federal Bureau of Prisons

June 21, 2008

Officer Rivera; May your family, friends, and associates find comfort as God extends his arms and welcomes you into his eternal Kingdom.

Richard M. Newton, D.D.S.
Christiansburg, Virginia

June 21, 2008

God bless you and your family.


FBOP FCI DANBURY

June 21, 2008

All of heaven hushed when God announced his arrival.

June 21, 2008

RIP OFFICER RIVERA THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE

A HERMAN
SON OF FALLEN OFFICER LYLE HERMAN CDC 1988

June 21, 2008

All of us at Sumter C.I. (Florida DOC) send our love to your loved ones. We walk were very few will walk.
Peace be with you.

Sgt.
Sumter C. I. Florida DOC

June 21, 2008

Rest in Peace.....

Patrolman
New Hartford Police Department, NY

June 21, 2008

Thank you for your service Mr. Rivera. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. May God provide the peace that surpasses understanding to your family during this tragedy. God rest your soul, my brother. Rest in peace - your shift here is done.

Fellow BOP Brother
FBOP

June 21, 2008

May you rest in peace. Your dedication, service and loyality to your fellow Officer's will not be forgotten.

Lt R. A. Brown
BOP/FCI Fairton

June 21, 2008

REST IN PEACE BROTHER. YOU ARE A TRUE HERO.

Deputy Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

June 21, 2008

God Speed, Brother.

P.O.K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

June 21, 2008

REST IN PEACE FELLOW BROTHER, WE NOW HAVE THE WATCH.
GODSPEED

RETIRED DEPUTY/SGT
IOWA

June 21, 2008

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over...

SGT. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

June 21, 2008

God bless you and your family.

Officer
Ga.

June 21, 2008

Brother Jose another day has brought our ranks to a moment of quiet greif at learning of your departing our ranks to serve in God's kingdom. Now that you are among the ranks of tose who have also given the ultimate to preserve our freedom know that you will never be forgotten by your brothers and sisters left behind. Be at peace with God and all our brothers and sisters with you in His kingdom.
In Christ, Tom Bradley, Arizona State Chaplain, FOP

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix AZ PD

June 21, 2008

What a terrible tragedy. My prayers are with his family and friends. God Bless you Officer Rivera.

Jennifer Bell Huntsville AL
Mother of a Police Officer

June 21, 2008

Officer Rivera,

You will not be forgotten, rest in peace brother you shift is over.

Sergeant M. Fontaine
California Department Of Corrections

June 21, 2008

Today we lost a hero, this day God welcomed one home.

Patrolman Dwayne Delcour
Mansfield Police Mansfield, Mo

June 21, 2008

Your watch is ended. May our Heavenly Father watch over your family and friends during this tragic time. May your soul walk carefully and proudly into everlasting life. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in God’s peace my friend, you deserve it. These are "American Heroes" who just yesterday were women and men just doing their job!
REV

Chaplain Michael Grinnals
Camillus Police Department

June 21, 2008

Rest in peace brother, you will not be forgotten.

Patrolman Shaun McCready
Altoona (PA) Police Department

June 21, 2008

A loss like this is never easy but he gave his life doing something so few would ever attempt to do and that is to handle inmates in a federal prison. I am proud to call Officer Rivera a brother in this career and send my heart felt condolences to his family. He has served and gave his life so that others feel safe at night knowing the bad guys are locked up and monitored.

Correction Officer Robert Torres
Lorain Police Department

June 21, 2008

God bless you Officer Rivera rest now brave soul we have your watch now.

Seinor Officer S.Pate
Federal Bureau Of Prisons

June 21, 2008

so sorry for this lose. many don't know the danger we face every day when we report for duty. we do an important, thankless job to keep the outside world safe. we're underpaid and understaffed.

c/o g.p. brown
ncdoc

June 21, 2008

I am very sorry for the senseless act of others.

Susie Cross
Sister of Police Officer

June 21, 2008

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