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

God Bless you Ryan. You are a true hero and warrior. You gave selflessly so others could rest at ease.

Trooper
New Jersey State Police

November 8, 2010

To the family/friends and co-workers of Officer Ryan Bonaminio: I want you to know that I care about your loss and grief. I am sure Officer Bonaminio was a man of outstanding character. I can tell you this during this difficult time-his courage and sacrifice in protecting the public will never be forgotten. May God Bless you.

Sgt. Scott Bodah
Syracuse, New York Police Department

November 8, 2010

To officer ryan bonaminio, his family and his fellow officers with the riverside Police Department:

my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow may you try to find peace in the days to come no words can heal the pain i lost my brother a yr ago by gunfire a senseless act of violence ,officer bonaminio rib sir you are a hero
sister of officer chad spicer eow 9/1/09 delaware

Anonymous

November 8, 2010

A true hero for his country and his community.

Anonymous

November 8, 2010

Rest in peace brother. God Bless you and your family.

Sgt. Michael Paciorek
Hampshire County Deputy Sheriff

November 8, 2010

My heart goes out to you and your family. I pray we find this heartless killer and bring justice to your family. We all need you to keep watch over us. Rest in peace brother.

Correctional Deputy
Riverside County Sheriff's Department

November 8, 2010

GOD BLESS YOUR FAMILY IN THIS TIME OF TROUBLE

POLICEMAN
SCITUATE POLICE DEPT

November 8, 2010

A great man has gone to secure a safe path for those of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Rivertside Police Department. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief Steve Marshall
Washington, NH. Police Dept

November 8, 2010

Prayers and condolences sent. Rest in peace sir. Definitely gone too soon. Rest easy now.

PO BEST - 10000
LVMPD - Las Vegas, NV

November 8, 2010

R.I.P

Brother in Blue
Fresno Police Department

November 8, 2010

God bless your family. Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice trying to keep Riverside and its residents safe. You will be remembered!

Anonymous

November 8, 2010

Rest in peace brother, you will not beforgotten by the thin blue line. Our prayers go out to you, your family, and your dept.

Ofc. Charles Robson

November 8, 2010

Ryan: God bless you brother, thank you for your bravery and service to our nation.

Anonymous

November 8, 2010

Dedicated to Officer Ryan Bonaminio

We Remember the Officers

We remember the officers who changed our lives,
The men and woman who protected us day and night,
People who respect for their dedication to the cause,
For when faced with danger, they never even pause.
We remember the officers who always stood true,
Whatever the color of uniform, brown gray or blue,
With pride and integrity they say To serve and protect,
For the giving of their life, we offer our respect.
We remember the officers who we never really knew,
Persons strong enough to answer the challenge are few,
With heavy hearts we mourn the officers in eternal rest,
There's more to these people than the badge on their chest.

- Author Unknown

City of Riverside Resident-Cindy Collins
Family of RPD

November 8, 2010

Having just lost one of our own, the SDPD joins in mourning the loss of Officer Bonaminio. My thoughts are with RPD and the Bonaminio family.

#6286
SDPD

November 8, 2010

Sad, horrible, heartbreaking..Senseless. Not to worry Officer Bonaminio that piece of crap will be caught and dealt with. I will keep your friends and family and RPD family in my prayers.

K. Baltierra
RSO

November 8, 2010

My thoughts are with the family and friends of Ryan. I can tell through one of his friends, just what a wonderful person he was and that he loved his job with all of his heart. Thank you for your service Ryan.

Mrs. Hodges
Friend of Friend

November 8, 2010

"It is not how these officers died that made them heroes, it is how they lived."
—Vivian Eney Cross, Survivor

Never forgotten. RIP officer

Anonymous

November 8, 2010

Rest in peace my brother, we have the watch now.

Sergeant James Alfieri
New York State Office Of Court Administration

November 8, 2010

I had the opportunity to serve beside Ryan in Iraq in 2008-2009. I cannot say enough good about him. We will take it from here, Bones.

Ptl. S. Nelson
SPD

November 8, 2010

May God lay his healing hand upon the family and friends of Officer Bonaminio and may they know you will never be forgotten. Thank you Officer Bonaminio for your dedicated service to the people of California and the United States.

James Sheppard
Father of Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/07/06

November 8, 2010

The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

NJ

November 8, 2010

Your devotion to protecting and serving God's children inyour community with honor, dignity and integrity has been inscribed in God's journal for law enforcement and will be kept alive here by all your sisters and brothers left behind for years to come. As you now patrol with all our heroic and loving brothers and sisters in His kingdom know you are among the elite of the elite. May His blessings be uponall your family. Rest in Peace brother. In Christ.

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix AZ PD, AZ state Chap. FOP

November 8, 2010

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

November 8, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

K-9 Officer tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

November 8, 2010

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