Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Ryan Patrick Bonaminio

Riverside Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, November 7, 2010

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Reflections for Police Officer Ryan Patrick Bonaminio

This community has lost someone truly amazing and it isn't fair. This world needs more people like you Officer Bonaminio, and with you gone we all suffer. God speed brother.

Officer #2704
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

January 23, 2013

I was fortunate enough to serve with Ryan OIF 2008-2009/ Fallujah/Mosul. He was not only a great Soldier, but, a great Friend....He will forever be missed and in my heart!


October 19, 2012

Still think about your story and service even after almost 2 years have gone by... My highest respect and honor for you Bro.


August 31, 2012

Rest in peace brother

P.O. Darren Billerbeck

June 26, 2012



June 26, 2012

Rest in Peace Brother Bonaminio. The verdict was the correct one but the appeal system keeps him going. Sad
the system works this way. May God bless his family.

Detective(retired)James P. McGrath
Schenectady Police Department

June 26, 2012

Thank you for you not only your service to your community, but to our nation as well. RIP brother.

Deputy Trevor Dinkel

June 26, 2012

Thank you for your service. Your ultimate sacrifice hits home for me, being that I am a military police officer now and want to move on to the civilian sector soon. I will never forget the legacy you now leave us with. Justice has been served. R.I.P, Sir. "Never Forget"

SPC Kyle Pflager
United States Army Military Police

June 26, 2012

Justice has been served. RIP, sir.

Cadet Sgt. Sam Yanez
CSPD Explorer and CSPD Family Member

June 25, 2012

RIP Brother.


June 14, 2012

Ryan, our prayers are with you, and your family, on a daily basis. My wife and I thank you for what you have given for your country, as well as your City. We do not forget what your family has given either. Recently, your father told my wife of your like of matched pen sets. I know you have a pen and pencil set with you in heaven and only wish you could send "notes" from heaven to your family as you reside in God's Eternal City. My wife and I will always be in your debt !Vern & Betty Locke

Riverside Resident

June 9, 2012

So deeply saddened by your story.. I'm going into law enforcement and this is a grim reminder of what awaits me in this world. I pray for your family my fellow brother. God bless you, your service will never be forgotten and WE are ALL forever grateful! By the way! A jury has just recommended the death penalty to your murderer. That scum will have his place in the valley of Hell. Much love Officer Bonaminio!

Cadet McNamara
Ohio State Highway Patrol Cadet

June 6, 2012

i am writing to you again officer bonaminio we have lost another officer i no u up there and listing or watching me type but we have lost another he was hit by a drunk driver he works for englewood he past away may 28,2012 now he will seerve god just like u wait for him at the gate and welcome ur fellow officer with a great sulut and a welcome smile u to will never be forgoten

explorer upland police

May 31, 2012

my uncle knew you officer his name is brain olvera works at San Berninidino police department at swat when i heard this i was so sad we have lost a great officer in battle for us he served us very well now its Ur time to serve god officer i am going to be an explorer for upland police and thanks for u in blue

explorer upland police

May 30, 2012

I am about the same age and experience as Ofc. Bonaminio was. When I saw this report two years ago, I hung it in my locker where it has been since then and will continue to be. I look at it every day before I go out on patrol to remind myself that there is no such thing as a routine stop or call. Anything can happen from what might start like a 'benign' incident.

Rest in peace, you will not be forgotten.

Tpr. B. Evans
NY State Police

May 28, 2012

Another "Hero" taken. You will live on forever. May God grant you eternal peace. Prayers to your department and most of all to your Loved Ones.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret)
Nassau County, NY Police Department

May 14, 2012

Here's another reason I support the death penalty. I don't care if it's more expensive than a life sentence or even if it deters future murders. If you murder someone, society has no use for you anymore. We should get to remove you.


May 12, 2012

I'll never forget this situation, especially. Ofc. Bonaminio was a true warrior and patriot in every sense of the word. I remember playing in Fairmount Park as a will never be the same. Gone but not forgotten.

Sgt. Tim Franklin
US Veteran's Affairs Police

May 12, 2012

Go with God, you have done your duty well

Det Bill Johnson
Arvada Colorado Police Dept

May 12, 2012

So much sadness is felt through the law enforcement ranks of our Country. R I P officer, you are truly a hero. Prayers are with the family and the Riverside Police Dept.

Police Officer, Chris Wood
Houston Police Dept.

May 12, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You were a true warrior and hero. Thank you for your service and sacrafice.

Captain Jones,R W

May 12, 2012

RIP brother, thanks for all your service!!

St Lucie County Sheriff's Office

May 12, 2012

Why does God take from us such warriors when there is so much more work to be done?

I'll never understand it.

(Backer of the blue)

May 12, 2012

May God bless you and your family. You are a hero. You are honor. It is a great loss to our society that you are gone and it is men like you that make this world a better place. Thank you for all that you have done in your too short life. You made a difference.


May 12, 2012

Your murderer was found guilty today. Although it won't bring you back it may bring a bit of solace to your family. Your father has been one of the strongest men I have ever known throughout this whole ordeal. We are proud of you Ryan, may God bless thee and keep thee, the Lord to shine his face upon thee.

Sergeant Nelson
Riverside P.D.

May 12, 2012

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