Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Anthony E. Forgione

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, July 22, 2008

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Anthony E. Forgione

My family and I like to consider the "Emerald Coast" our second home. God willing, we hope to retire there one day. We've witnessed your Departments' professionalism on several occasions. But whether cold uncaring city or friendly beach town, our job is a horrific and dangerous one. Rest easy now, dear Brother, for you are now in a far more beautiful place! You, your family and your fellow Deputies are in our prayers. DannyMc/C.P.D.

Chicago Police Department

July 29, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of Deputy Forgione. Rest in peace our brother.

The Patrol Men and Women of
Sylvania Township PD (OH)

July 29, 2008



July 28, 2008

I have knew Tony and his brother joey I went to junior high school and high school with him. I did not know that he had choosen the path of law enforcement until it was to late. I remember the stuggles that you and you family had to endure when he was a child. Tony made the ultimate sacrafice in the protection of the citizens of okaloosa county for that he will always be a HERO. God Bless you and I will see you again one day brother.

Deputy Mike Lafleur
Henry county sheriff office

July 28, 2008

Rest in peace, your family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers always. You will be missed by many.

Wife of an Okaloosa County Sheriff Deputy


July 28, 2008

My condolences and prayers for Officer Forgione, his wife and children and his family, friends and Police Family. You will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN and will be in my daily prayers. God Bless you as you sleep in God's Love and in His Arms. Thank you for your dedication and bravery and sacrifice you gave in protecting the citizens of Florida.
Kathi Halligan Philadelphia PA wife and mom of LEO'S

Kathi Halligan
Philadelphia, PA.

July 28, 2008

Thank you for your Service, Sir. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. My God Bless and watch over them as well as your brothers and sisters at the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. You'll Never be Forgotten!

God Speed, Brother!. . .

Lori Seguin- Ret. Ft.Lauderdale PD
Stepmother-Broward Sheriff's Deputy Ryan Seguin E.O.W. 2-15-06

July 28, 2008

You had a heart of gold and gave the ultimate sacrifice "to protect and serve." I don't know if you know how many lives you have touched or how many have been affected by your death, but you have left an empty space in our community. My heart and prayers go out to all that have lost you! To your family, I don't think "I am sorry for your loss" could even explain or help with the feelings and emotions they must be dealing with right now. You are a true hero and you will live on through your children and all the wonderful memories that you created while you were here. God Bless you and your family!


July 28, 2008

My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to Ofc. Forgione's family. He gave the ultimate sacrifice and that will never go unnoticed or appreciated. God bless you all...

Sgt. Rhonda Scott
Tallahassee Police Dept.

July 28, 2008

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Anthony Forgione, and the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Deputy Forgione, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

July 28, 2008

God bless you Deputy Forgione - thank you for your service and your sacrifice.

Lt Rick Stonebreaker
Office of the Attorney General of Florida

July 28, 2008

I praise God for this Officers time here and call for the peace for the family in Jesus name. Amen

Lt. Gary L. Langston
Choctaw Nation Tribal Police

July 28, 2008

Rest easy, brother.

Deputy Brian Quinn
Monroe County (MI) Sheriff's Office Traffic Services Bureau/SWAT

July 27, 2008

Rest in Peace Brother! We are sorry for the loss of our Brother in Law Enforcement. Our thoughts and prayers are with the O.C.S.D. Peace be with you all!

Sgt. B.F. Harrison
Montogmery (AL) Police Dept

July 27, 2008

D/S Forgione,

Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice - you are a true hero - rest in peace.

"In valor there is hope" -Tacitus

Jason Sargenski

July 27, 2008

My prayers are with the family, and my brothers and sisters at the S.O.
Rest easy my Brother.Your watch has now ended.Your brothers and sisters will continue the fight.
To my brothers and sisters I can only offer BE CAREFUL BE SAFE to you all.
Cpl.Cheryl S. Wilson Retired from Patrol Division with St.Tammany Parish S.O.

Cpl.Cheryl S. Wilson
St.Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office(Retired)

July 27, 2008

Rest in peace brother. My thoughts are with your family and fellow officers during this difficult time.

Marco Robles
McKinney Police Department

July 27, 2008

Thank you for helping me. I told you I was scared and you took that fear away by protecting me. Thank you so much for being there for me. I am so sorry you had to leave this earth so soon. My prayers are with your family. You are a true hero.

Marcia Howard
Manager Destin Campground

July 27, 2008




July 27, 2008

Rest in peace my brother... Your memory shall carry on, we got ahold of things down here. Our hats are off to the family. --- FROM THE INGLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT, INGLIS, FL

Sergeant Brandon Roberts
Inglis Police Department

July 27, 2008

May you Rest in Peace. You busted yours to protect others. God bless your family. In this line of work you come to terms with how precious families really are and I am sure Deputy Forgione is looking down on his beautiful daughters and will always be their Guardian Angel.

Trooper Chad A. Conder
Arkansas State Police

July 27, 2008

Our Greatest Fear

Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again, I hold back a tear.
They patrol in the state, city, county and town,
in uniforms colored white, green, blue and brown.
The shape of their badges may vary,
but it’s a symbol that they all, proudly carry.
They leave for work with a kiss goodbye,
but some don’t come home, no matter how hard they try.
To uphold the law is the job that they pick,
with such high aspirations, why must some die so quick?
They leave behind loved ones, family and friends,
after their lives have met tragic ends.
Some die in crashes, others hearts not too stout,
to many have been lost when gunshots ring out.
Our Heavenly Father has called them home,
no more these dark streets do they roam.
Through trial and error they have given their best,
please Lord, now grant them eternal rest.
Yet once again the Thin Blue Line is diminished,
an officer’s final tour of duty is finished.
"Officer down", it’s our greatest fear,
and once again I hold back a tear.

Thank you for your service and dedication, you will never be forgotten.......RIP

Police Officer
Phila. Police Dept.

July 27, 2008

I offer my deepest sympathy and prayers to your family, friends, and entire department. I know that angels carried you high into the heavens above, where you are in the loving arms of God. May you rest in peace, and God Bless!

Dispatcher Sara Singleton
Howard County Maryland Communications 911 Center

July 26, 2008

Brother you will not be forgotten!! My family and I were in Okaloosa catching up on some of that family time that is sacrificed to protect the quality of life for the community. I am deeply saddened that you had to give your life while I was enjoying mine, thank you for your service my thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Reserve Deputy Ronald Klein
Jefferson Parish Sheriffs Office

July 26, 2008

D/S Forgione thank you for your service to our community. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. We will take over from here. RIP Brother.

Ofc. Timothy White
Crestview Police Department

July 26, 2008

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