Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Darrell Cervandez Curley

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch Sunday, June 26, 2011

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Reflections for Sergeant Darrell Cervandez Curley

RIP Sergeant Darrell Cervandez Curley.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police

December 17, 2018

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 20, 2018

Starting our 8th year, it still seems like yesterday when we had to go through such sadness and hardship. My children and I have made it this far. Thinking back we have been blessed each day, as we move forward each day, mouth, and years. My grandson Alex is now 12 and is as tall as me. He still remembers his Che' and how they both loved fishing and spending time together. I have been blessed with two additional beautiful grandchildren, sad they never met their Che'. Life goes on and I will always remember and honor our HERO Sgt. D. Curley, you are desperately missed as time goes by. I pray for our survivors throughout our country and pray for protection for all Law Enforcement. Thank you for your service.

Pauline Curley, Spouse Survivor 2011

Survivor Spouse

July 26, 2018

Starting our fifth year since my beloved Sgt. left this earthly life. It still seems like yesterday since we begin this new journey. The pain and loneliness has settle in and desparitly trying to make it until we meet again. My prayers to all the survivors, may the creator comfort and bless all. I pray for all law enforcement through out our country for protection and may you be watched over from above.
Spouse Sgt. Curley

Spouse Sgt. Curley
NN Police Department

July 22, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 26, 2015

I pray your years of service will never be forgotten. Our community has lost a major player who would contribute without end. He and his family have our prayers and thanks.

Walking Tree
Walking Tree

April 23, 2015

Rest in Peace brother, we have the Watch

Phoenix PD, Brother in Blue

March 25, 2015

June 26, 2011 will be a day I will always remember for the rest of my life. This is the day my life totally changed, I was forced, I mean forced to start a new life along with my children. We were so lost at first, but now we are slowly finding a new place in life. This third year I fine myself crying and praying to the creator more then ever before. It's seems begging for relief of such pain of missing my beloved husband. I have faith that one day I'll see and be with him again. What glorious day that would be. I pray for all the survivor spouse and their families. May the creator above comfort you all. I pray for our many Hero who still serve us this day may you be watch over and blessed. Thank you!

Survivor Spouse of Sgt. Curley
Navajo Nation Police

June 8, 2014

Sgt., You are a brave HERO! Please know that you were remembered today! Rest in Peace, Sir!

Frmr Sheriff's Deputy
Marion County Sheriff, Indiana

May 5, 2014

It has been 2years and 4mouths sense Sgt. Curley has been gone and we have miss him more now then ever. It is so hard this time of the year with the holidays coming around. We have been taking one day, at times moments at a time to move forward with our new lives. It's hard to smile most days. But, we have made it this far. We pray that all Law Officer's be watched over and the creator bless their families. Thank you for all those who still have us in there prayers. :,(

Family of Sgt. DC Curley
Navajo Police/ Tuba City, Az.

November 1, 2013

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

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

November 30, 2012

Sergeant: You and yur family are not forgotten on this one year anniversy. God Bless

Larry D. Clark, Sr., Page Fire Chief
Page Fire Dept.

June 26, 2012

It is always difficult to lose a member - please convey to his family that Police Officers all over the Country pray for his family and the other officers currently working. Be safe !

Sgt David DeSau
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office,Oregon

April 4, 2012

THANK YOU EVERYONE for all your kind words and prayers through these very, very difficult times since the loss of our best friend, co-worker, Sergeant Curley. Your words & thoughtfulness has carried us thus far, espec our officers who are still struggling with the reality that is Finally sinking in. We feel for them every single day--worrying about them, if they will ever get thru and be able to function again & doing the job they serve & protect. But we all continue to pray together and are able to find comfort knowing that he is a in beautiful place. When the going get tough we manage to find a quiet place and ask for his guidance and comfort---and at times remember his jokes & things he would-have said to us if he was still with us.....But we also find comfort that he is still with us but only now as our guardian Angel.

We all talk about the one year anniversary, it will be difficult but we will get through it with our prayers. It helps and makes us happy when Pauline & her family/kids (Sgt's family) stop by our police dept just to say hi and ask how were doing, and yes we all cry and find comfort in one another & go about our ways again---Thank You Pauline for taking the time just to be visit & be with us. We keep you and the kids in our prayers as well as our officers who are still here with us.

Thank you to Everyone on behalf our Tuba City Police District and Sergeant Curley's family.

Tuba City Police District/Navajo Law Enforcement

March 14, 2012

I am a police officer and will be riding in Officer Curley's memory in the Police Unity Tour. If someone from the department or family would like to contact me please email me at


Officer Dave Northway
Tallahassee Police Department

March 6, 2012

Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

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

February 24, 2012

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiance 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 Curley. 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 Darrell, 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 Darrell's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Darrell's life was about so much more than the way he died. Darrell will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Sergeant Curley, 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 fiance Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been eight & a half 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)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

December 3, 2011

Sleep well, Darrell Cervandez Curley. You have walked in beauty. Rest in beauty. God bless your family and all in Tuba City.

Port Moody, BC, Canada

Shyann Harrison
Canadian with respect

September 22, 2011

Rest in peace, sir. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones.

Greater love hath no one than this, that someone lays down his life for his friends. John 15:13

Friend of
USFS Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9/20/08

September 18, 2011

Sgt. Curley,
Thank you for your support and prayers. I will always remember the last time I saw you in Tuba. You expressed your concerns and your support. You told me to trust God and it will all work out for me, Well I did and it all worked out for me. I am proud to have served along side with you. My prayers are with your family and crew.

christine, investigator
navajo nation

August 19, 2011

Thank you for your sacrifice and may you rest in peace.

Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney

August 15, 2011

Oh what joy that heaven received a new angel. Though his departure here on earth is sad but what great memories he left us. Though we never said good byes, we know the day he left, we were on his mind. He answered a higher calling and that someday we too will do the same. But our time and job is yet unfinished and our brother would want us to continue and go on with faith in His word. Yes, it may seem hard at times, but life must go on. To those that remain, keep your head up high. You are never alone. God is with you all. To the family, keep hope. To his fellow officers, keep faith. Stay focused and not let the trials tie you down. Keep focused on what God has for you for that is all that matters. What we go thru should be the least of our worries. What God has is more important. You may not always understand what this means but simply, God loves you and He would never put you thru what you can't handle. There is a greater reward for God's children. Justice shall prevail because God's army surrounds all. We are under the shadow of His wings. Love and prayers to the family and friends of our brother, Sgt. Curley.

New Mexico citizen


August 3, 2011

Sgt. Curley,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the Navajo Nation. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



July 19, 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

July 15, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in Peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

July 14, 2011

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