Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Roger Castillo

Miami-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, January 20, 2011

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Reflections for Detective Roger Castillo

Rest in peace brother. God bless you.

Melrose Park

January 26, 2011

Every time I leave my home to go 10-41, I realize, something could go wrong, and that, despite my wishes, I may not come home.

Some people wonder why so many Officers converge on towns across this nation, when an Officer is killed in the Line of Duty. I can simply say, that they come to pay respects to someone who did the job they do, in support of other Officers, as a show of respect to family, and to show Pride, Integrity and Honor for a fallen hero whose community has lost a friend. I have attended way too many of these but if you shed a tear for another, it will help cleanse your soul. It is our memories that will get you through the years.

Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death and though I mark on duty, my calls unknown, I fear no evil, for the majority are with me, nor do I worry of my own safety, all of this I do for the citizens of my community. An Officer’s family can be filled with worry and though they are strong, they know that their loved one may be placed in harm’s way. Through this, they stand tall, with Pride, Integrity and Honor.

To all Law Enforcement, risking your life for the benefit of others and who are trying to make a difference, may God bless and keep you safe.

RIP Detective Roger Castillo

Boone County Sheriff's Office (Indiana)

January 26, 2011

"Angels In Blue"   
I had this friend you see, who loved 
God, Country, You and me.

My friend went to work day or night 
the peace to keep, so you and I could sleep.

He worked the holidays and weekends, 
away from family and friends. 
To keep this peace for you and me.

Each day this friend put his life on the line 
to spare yours and mine.

Then one day he paid the price, he gave his life.

You've done well my friend, patrolling these earthly streets. 
Now it's time to walk on Heaven's beat.

The next time you see a Police Officer or two, 
remember they are one of God's Angels in Blue.

And God said; "Blessed are the Peace Makers."

Jean beltran
Friend and citizen

January 26, 2011

My heart goes out to the members of the M.D.P.D. and the loved ones of the slain officers. You are in our prayers. Rest in piece Detective, your service and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Sgt. G. T. Martin
Collier Co. S.O. (FL)

January 26, 2011

My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family, friends and co-worker's of Officer Castillo. Thank you for the service and protection you have provided us. May you Rest in Peace. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. You will always be our hero. It was my honor to escort you, your family, and countless brothers and sister to your final destination. It is a true blessing to see so many agencies come together to pay our respect to you for the ultimate sacrifice you have done for us. We will miss you my brother.

Ofc. Shrek
Coral Gables PD Motors

January 25, 2011

May God keep you at his side to watch over all of us. It was an Honor to have known you and your family. We will one day reunite to carry on with conversations that we had while watching our sons play baseball together. RIP

Justo Del Pozo

January 25, 2011

To a police officer who was truly a great"Citizen!" You will be missed but not forgotten

MDPD - Retired

January 25, 2011

Dear Lord, law enforcement is not an easy task to do,
Yet, there are many who choose to wear the shield.
They serve each day, to the oaths they swore are true,
Protecting and serving, a safer, better world to build.

Lord now we gather to pay our deepest honor,
To those of ours officers, killed in the line of duty.
It matters not the style of shield they wore,
Only that they served with pride, and honor.

Lord all that matters is that they were one of us,
Serving wherever needed, richest mansion to dirtiest alley.
Confident and proud, highly honored by the peoples trust,
So they carried a shield, mindful of all their sacred duties.

Lord you have called several of ours home to glory,
The race with life for them is now done.
Peace, blessed peace, in safety, forever now with Thee,
Welcome rest, now in heaven for all of eternity.

May time never erase the sacrifices that were made,
May no officer ever fall alone, to lie cold in their grave .
May those of us still serving, remember well the price they paid,
May their memories stand forever as those who went down brave.

Lord give us courage to carry on, to still live and care,
To not be vengeful or bitter, to simply trust Your word it true.
May we always cover with pride the shield we wear,
To honor all fallen officers, whom we now commend to you.

Deputy S. Mackey
El Paso County Sheriff's Office - CO

January 25, 2011



January 25, 2011

RIP Brother.....


January 25, 2011

To a hero that is now patrolling the heavens,our pryers is with the Castillo family.It was a honor to participate in the motor procession,from a brother in blue. God Bless.

Doral Police Department , Doral Florida

January 25, 2011

May God take you in his arms and let you know that those you left behind will be well cared for. Such a senseless death of a dedicated law enforcement officer.

Sgt. Robert Spiegel, ret.
Hialeah Police Department

January 25, 2011

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Detective Castillo who paid the ultimate price protecting the citizens of Miami. I hope one day his children will relize what a hero their father was. My heart goes out to his family, friends , colleagues and all who knew him. Thank you Detective Castillo for protecting our citizens. I now you will be sorely missed.


January 25, 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"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

January 25, 2011

Rest in peace Brother Roger, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73


January 25, 2011

I remember meeting Roger alomst 16 years ago. I haven't seen him since then but he was an amazing human being with a kind heart and an amazing sense of humor. He was a great friend and that I saw first hand with his Partner.

My heart felt praters and condolonces go out to the Castillo family. May God give you strength through one of the hardest times of your life. He is a true hero in every sense of the word. Roger you will be greatly missed by all that knew you and loved you.

Jacqueline Hernandez

January 25, 2011

How do you thank somebody who lost their life to protect yours? You, somebody they did not even know. You are a true hero. RIP.

Humbled and appreciative citizen of Miami-Dade

January 25, 2011

Rest in Peace Detective Castillo. Thank you for your service. May your family find peace, and know that you will never be forgotten.

Detective Laura Price
Island County Sheriff

January 24, 2011

Rest in peace brother, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the MDPD.

I know you and Amanda will always be there watching over us.

D/S 15559
Broward Sheriff's Office

January 24, 2011

Rest in eternal peace brother. Your tour in hell is over. Patrol the golden streets with honor, knowing your earthly body died in your pursuit of justice for all those you left behind. We will carry on where you left off.

Ofc. Dennis Mosser
Lakeland Police Department

January 24, 2011

It was my honor to serve as one of the multi-agency honor guards at your service today! I can only hope that we did you justice.

God bless.

Det. A. Eric Rodriguez
Homestead Police Dept.

January 24, 2011

Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God. Rest in Peace may the Lord be with your family and loved ones.

Lead Border Patrol Agent-Detroit Sector
US Border Patrol

January 24, 2011

Your dedication to duty and years of service will never be forgotten. May you rest in eternal peace.

Respectfully submitted,

DHS / TSA / former Volusia County Sheriff's Deputy

Robert A. Dea

January 24, 2011

Detective Castillo, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

January 24, 2011

Roger sin conocerme mucho solo de verme en el rear lobby siempre me saludaba con mucho carino
Casi gritando !!! Y que penitaaaa !!! Y siempre venia con algun detenido y
Nos pedia disculpas por traernos trabajo !!! Y decia este es el ultimo!!!y media hora despues aparecia de nuevo
Y otra vez gritaba y que penitaaaa ) se reia por traernos mas trabajo mi mama enfermo y siempre me preguntaba y la vieja???
Ahora estas con mi vieja espero que se se acompanen !!gracias por todo te extranare
Penitaaaaa .

co1 miami dade corrections
rear lobby tgk, dcj

January 24, 2011

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