Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Adam Greg Rosenthal

Delray Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, February 17, 2011

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Reflections for Sergeant Adam Greg Rosenthal

It's been a long time ago that you were the Defensive Tactics Coordinator for Delray Beach Police Department, and it was my fortune to work with you. As I get ready to teach Below 100 at our In-Service this year, I will be honoring your memory, and you will be saving lives today as you did in the past. Miss You Brother.

Lt. Fred Parker
Putnam County Sheriff's Office, TN (Retired Sgt. Delray Beach Pol

February 9, 2024

Rest in peace.


February 17, 2023

Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Sergeant Rosenthal.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 21, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 18, 2018

Remembering Sgt. Adam Rosenthal today. As a Below 100 instructor, we use his situation as a reminder to all officers and save lives. There is no doubt his community still feels the loss from such a great man... He certainly was community minded and oriented and a fine example for others in LE to follow. May his tragic event be used to continue to impact others in a positive way to change and help us reduce the LOD below 100.

Chief Jeffrey Scott
Notre Dame Poiice Department

June 30, 2015

We miss you brother, there will never be another Sgt like you. Thank you for all the work you did with us on the mats and all the police work you taught us on the streets. Delta-21 will never be forgotten...

K9 Officer Andrew Mintus
Delray Beach Police

December 28, 2014

I am proud to say I knew Sgt. Rosenthal personally. He was a great officer. He did so much for the community. He was a member of our SWAT Team, and even taught martial arts to underprivileged children. I personally attended Sgt. Rosenthal's funeral, and it was one of the saddest I have had to attend. RIP Sarge. You are forever in our hearts and minds.

Lieutenant Logan Arena
Criminal Justice Academy, Delray Beach

July 23, 2014

Sergeant Adam Rosenthal died while going to work to serve and protect his community with his life if necessary. To the four children of Sgt. Rosenthal: Your father has not nor will ever be forgotten because he was a good person and treated his fellow officers with respect. I did not know your father, but I have heard about your father from the father of a Delray Officer who resides in Syracuse, NY, and that father talks highly of your father. Law Enforcement Officers who die in the Line Of Duty will never ever be forgotten. Peace be with you all.

First Sergeant Tom Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

March 23, 2013

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

I pray for solace for all those who 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

April 12, 2012

My prayers are with the children of this hero as they face the 1st EOW, may you know that we will never forget your hero. Sgt. Rosenthal, continue to rest in peace, and thank you for your service, dedication and protection to us all. This is a very difficult day for your family, but walk with them and guide them.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

February 17, 2012

You are not forgotten, RIP Sir

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 13, 2012

Rest in Peace, Sergeant Rosenthal. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 9, 2012

Rest in peace , you will always be remember by me as a good friend! Truly , will miss that!

Paul DeCarolis

January 25, 2012

To my dear son Adam,

Not only were you a terrific son but what you have done in your short 39 years i am sooo proud of you.


Eileen Rosenthal
Adam`s mother

July 2, 2011

To The Family of Sgt. Rosenthal:
I wanted to offer my sympathies on your tragic passing. the dedication and bravery you showed will be forever missed by your family, friends and colleagues. Rest in peace Sgt. Rosenthal and Olav Hashalom.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 19, 2011

The officers and staff of the Chestertown Police Department offer our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and fellow officers of Officer Adam Rosenthal. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May you rest in peace Adam.

Pfc. Brett Lysinger
Chestertown Maryland Police Department

March 14, 2011

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Every time I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the officer they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Sergeant Rosenthal. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. (The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. I can also be found on Face Book.) You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for Adam, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Adam's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Adam's life was about so much more than the way he died. Adam will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Sergeant Rosenthal, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been eight years and he's still very much missed and forever loved.

Wishing you brighter and better days,

Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancée of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

March 11, 2011

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Sergeant Adam Rosenthal and the Delray Beach Police Department during this time. Thank you, Sergeant Rosenthal, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

March 11, 2011

While it is no consolation for your loss, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Sergeant Rosenthal.

While I did not have the privilege to have known him personally, I am certain that he has found a place in heaven through his selfless service to those he swore to protect.

Rest in peace my friend; those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin blue line.

Patrol Officer Ryan McNeil
Medicine Lodge (KS) Police Department

March 9, 2011

Prayers to Sgt. Rosenthal's family and friends, as well to the entire Delray Beach Police Department. RIP.


March 8, 2011

RIP Brother in blue.

Margate PD

March 6, 2011

Sgt. Rosenthal,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Delray Beach. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



March 6, 2011

RIP Sergeant Adam Rosenthal.Thank you for your service.

Christina Brookhart
Mother of Fallen Officer 2/8/2010

February 28, 2011

I am very sorry to hear about Adam. My heart goes out to both of his families, the Rosenthal's and the Delray Beach Police Department. He will truly be missed!

Michelle Jacobson-Hrody
former Taravella B-Ball team player

February 27, 2011

My families thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Sgt. Rosenthal. I was born and raised in Delray and one of my friends I came up with in academy with recently joined the agency. So very sorry for your loss.

Det. C. Burton

February 27, 2011

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