Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Omar J. Edwards

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, May 28, 2009

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Reflections for Detective Omar J. Edwards

Hey O it’s been a while but the memory of the circumstances still enters my mind 10 plus years later. I am sure your wife and 2 sons are doing well. Rest in Power bro. Your memory will live on and I love what you stood for.

Correction Officer John C. Butler
New York City Department Corrections

November 15, 2020

Omar, I felt you around this week. You brought so much joy and laughter and I miss you dearly.

Love always,


May 30, 2020

Detective Edwards, rest in heavenly peace on this your 11 anniversary in heaven . Thank you for your service to the people of New York City. God bless you

Mark Mottola

May 28, 2020

Det. Edwards,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of New York City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 28, 2019

Scripture assures us that, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called [children] of God.” Matthew 5:9 ESV and “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 ESV.

Rev. Dr. Steven Robert Closs, DD, MSBS
Licensed & Ordained Independent Christian Minister
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Clos, DD, MSBS
Merrimack NH Police Department

July 29, 2018

Rest In Peace brother


May 28, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 9th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 28, 2018

Another year in a better place. You are a hero my brother. Thank you again for your service and sacrifice. God bless your family always.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

May 28, 2018

Rest in peace my brother in blue.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

May 28, 2017

Thank you for your service to the citizens of NYC, and may you continue to rest in peace.

Grandson of retired NYPD officer Greg

May 28, 2016

May God rest your soul, thank you for your service.

Peter Kennedy

October 25, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 28, 2015

To Omar and Family,
I remember landing at JFK the morning after this tragic incident and driving passed the house you lived in, with your wife and two young children. I remember asking my sister what happened and she explaining the circumstances; my interest peaked because the house we lived in is right around the corner and so I made it my priority to return and pay my respects. At the time, I was a Marshal here in Las Vegas, NV.

I often think of how the family is doing after over five years and knowing that your wife will tell your young ones how great of a police officer you were. I know she'll also share how great a husband and father he was too.

For now, after all this time, I want to share with them my deepest condolences and may they be comforted by our God.

R.I.P. Brother

Larry Lynch
Former Brooklynite

December 11, 2014

My heartbreaks for this family.May God continue to keep and bless each of you during this difficult time.
Your loved one Officer Omar Edwards did not die in vain.His
Legacy continues through each of us in .
As the years pass by I Pray that Our Heavenly Father continue
To give you his wife,sons,mother ,father and other friends the strength
And endurance.
May God continue to bless you.

Dpy Regena Pellerin
Lafayette Sheriffs Office

December 8, 2014

I still remember the first day you walked into the command. Proud and personable and of course a little nervous. You quickly became a great cop, a cops cop. I still see your smile as you walked the beat helping the public and other officers through their tough day. We miss you brother and you will never be forgotten.

Police Officer Andrew Leiper

November 5, 2014

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. May you rest in peace and may the lord give peace and strength to your family and to your associates in the law enforcement community.

Roger A. Gross
Captain, U S Park Police, Retired

April 18, 2014

I want to thank you for your service to our City and Nation. I remember reading about said "incident," and felt saddened. L'est We Never Forget, but learn from this... God Bless You!

Civilian Mario J. Sacripante
NYC Citizen

October 1, 2013

It's almost four years since your demise and it's seems like it was yesterday. Every time I look at your picture I remember the childhood memories we shared together. The last time we really hung out was in the hospital at Grandma's bedside cracking jokes because that's the kind of person you were, always looked for the good in every situation. You have impacted so many lives during and after your time here with us. Your legacy lives on in your boys.

Rest In Peace


May 23, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the third anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 28, 2012

Omar-you are remembered shortly before the Finest Football team takes the field.


Finest Alumni


May 28, 2012

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 28, 2012

Thanks for your 2 years of services, Omar.


February 19, 2012

R.I.P Omar, I know you and my brother are hanging out in haven like we did in High School....

Gary Bro. of P.O Sherman A. EOW 09/12/11

October 19, 2011

Today May 28,2011 The People of the City of New York named a New York City street in your Honor. The tragic incident which took your life will happen again and again in police work. It cannot be avoided, but with training minimized. Rest in Peace. You are not forgotten.

Retired Detective Frank DeMarco

May 28, 2011

We miss you everyday.We missed you yesterday and we will miss you tommorrow.We will never foget you.As long as im alive, you alive.


May 28, 2011

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