Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer William Henry Torbit, Jr.

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, January 9, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer William Henry Torbit, Jr.

Our prayers to your family and co-workers. Thank You and RIP.
Your a Hero..

K9 Officer
Lititz Police

January 13, 2011

Rest in Peace.

Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department

January 13, 2011

Thank you for serving, brother. Rest In Peace

Patrolman RMB
Tewksbury PD

January 13, 2011

My thoughts and Paryers are with the Department and the entire Family

Deputy Sheriff Veronica M.Simpkins
Accomack Sheriff's Dept.Accomac,Virginia

January 13, 2011

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Officer William Torbit, Jr., and the Baltimore City P.D. 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. Officer Torbit, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

January 13, 2011

Chief Strzelecki and the entire Niles Police Department extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Torbit Jr.-Godspeed.

Niles, Illinois Police Department

January 13, 2011

Godspeed officer.
Prayers for strength to family, friends and The Baltimore Police Department.
Almighty God.

-citizen

January 12, 2011

Rest in peace Officer Torbit. My sincere condolences to your family. I am sure your department is doing all it can to correct the mistake that they made in this situation. Godspeed brother as you now patrol the streets of gold. Thanks for your service Terry F. Zech

OFC TERRY F. ZECH(RET) USN(RET)
VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPT, DETROIT MICHIGAN

January 12, 2011

Rest in peace brother. You will never be forgotten.
My thoughts are with your friends and family.

Officer
Lily Southwick
Lehi, Utah P.D.

Officer Southwick
Lehi Utah P.D.

January 12, 2011

Thankyou for your service, you are a hero who will never be forgotten. God bless your family and co-workers during these tragic times.

POLICE OFFICER
PHILA PA

January 12, 2011

Rest In Peace My Brother, We Thank You For Your Service & Sacrifice

K. L. Roane
Citizen

January 12, 2011

RIP>>> Will im not going to question the man upstairs because i know he had a good reason to take you so soon. words cant express how im hurting. my prayers go out to the family of office Torbit. i will see you when i get there n i knoe you will b watching over me. theres no doubt about it. I LOVE YOU AND YOU WILL TRULY BE MISSED.

Anonymous

January 12, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with Will's family.
Hampton,VA

Anonymous

January 12, 2011

From my family to the Torbit's, we would like to offer our deepest condolences!! Will, was a man of Honor and he will be truly missed!!!

I AM FREE

Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free
I'm following the path God laid for me
I took His hand when I heard Him call
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day, to laugh,
to love, to work or play.
Tasks undone must stay that way
I've found that peace at the close of the day.
If parting has left a void, then fill it
with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
Ah, yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with times of sorrow
I wish for you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life's been full, I savored much
Good friends, good times,
a loved one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all to brief,
Don't lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your hearts and share with me, God wants me now, He set me free.
Amen!

Sherrie
Friend

January 12, 2011

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

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May God be with everyone

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, Tx

January 12, 2011

Reconnecting with you after 14 years had us both giddy like kids,,,neither of us knew it would be so short lived.I'm grateful to GOD I had a chance to see your smile, hold your hand and hear you voice once more. As you would say "Love never goes anywhere if its real"..missing you dearly.....til we meet again.

Me

January 12, 2011

Rest in peace my brother! God's peace be with your family, friends and co-workers!

Deputy M. Chavez
Fresno County Sheriff's Office

January 12, 2011

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

Sgt. A. Washington
friend

January 12, 2011

LOVE FROM TENNESSEE

Training Officer
Tennessee

January 12, 2011

"Smile, though your heart is aching, Smile, even though it's breaking When there are clouds in the sky You'll get by...
If you smile, With your fear and sorrow, Smile and maybe tomorrow"

This song is helping me cope with your death. You was always a GREAT friend to me, even when my father passed.. You were there. You will be truly missed. I love you.

Love, Tiffany (as you would call me) Tashia Bagwell

Tashia Bagwell
close friend

January 12, 2011

Will your violent death has left me very sad. I pray for your soul. You were a good man. You were a good friend. Until we meet again.....

Tonya
Civillian

January 12, 2011

Life will not go on in the same way without him. If it were the same, we could only conclude his life meant nothing, made no contribution. The fact that he left behind a place that cannot be filled is a high tribute to the uniqueness of his soul.
Sincere condolences to the family of Officer William H. Torbit Jr.

Anonymous

January 12, 2011

To the friends and family members of Police Officer William H. Torbit Jr.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Our hearts go out to you and your families.

Sincerely,
Session 49
Zone Five Police Academy, NY

Session 49
Zone Five Police Academy, NY

January 12, 2011

The policeman stood and faced his God, which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining, just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman. How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek? To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No Lord. I guess I ain't.
Because those who carry badges can't always be a saint."

"I've had to work most Sundays, and at times my talk was rough...
and sometimes I've been violent because the streets are awful tough."

"But I never took a penny, that wasn't mine to keep...
though I worked a lot of overtime when the bills got just too steep."

"And I never passed a cry for help, though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me, I wept unmanly tears."

"I know I don't deserve a place among the people here.
They never wanted me around except to calm their fear."

"If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much, but, if you don't...I'll understand."

There was silence all around the throne, where saints had often trod,
as the policeman waited quietly for the judgment of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman you've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on heaven's streets. You've done your time in hell."

Officer Torbit, thank you for your sacrifice. We've got the watch now.

To the family and friends of Officer Torbit and to the Baltimore City Police Department, my prayers are with you. Be safe.

Corporal C.L.T.
Prince George's County Police

January 12, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Torbitt's family and friends.

Valencia
Citizen

January 12, 2011

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