Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Javier Arana, Jr.

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, March 24, 2012

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Reflections for Trooper Javier Arana, Jr.

Trooper Arana,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO; former Marine

United States Border Patrol

March 24, 2022

I tried looking for you year after year for the past 10 years...and this is what I find! I will forever love and miss you! You were such a great man and always did what was right. Thank you for always watching out for me. After 20 years, I will for ever have you in my heart

Old friend

April 9, 2021

Rest in peace Trooper Arana.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 6, 2020

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 17, 2018

i am a police detective in West New York, Nj. I just completed the police unity tour, I road for my brother Javier Arana. I wore his bracelet for the entire ride.
Althought the ride was tough it was well worth representing one of my fallen brothers!
To the friends and family of Mr Arana it was my pleasure to ride for your loved one.

Det Tommy Mannion. WNYPD #137

detective T Mannion
west new york pd

May 13, 2013

My thoughts are with all of your loved ones today. Thank you for your dedicated service to others and to your Country. You have not been forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

March 24, 2013

Semper Fi

Jett Carlburg

January 7, 2013

As we start a new year(2013), your service and sacrifice will always be remembered.
Rest in Peace my Brother.

To my active Brothers and Sisters, PLEASE STAY SAFE!

Master Senior Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

January 1, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends. May you Rest In Peace.

Special Agent
Homeland Security Investigations - HSI

December 30, 2012

I am from California and have lived in several states. I must say that Texas DPS Troopers are the most professional law enforcement officers I have had the honor of meeting. Trooper Arana, thank for your service. Not only to this great state that my family and I now call home, but also to our great nation. You are truly a hero sir.

Herb Fernandez
Detention Corporal
Midland County Sheriff's Office TX
Honor Guard Member

December 19, 2012

My condolences go out to the family of Trooper Arana Jr. We share your loss and pray continually for all of the Texas STate troopers. They are a family trained to protect and serve and we should never tale them for granted. God be with all of you that knew and loved Trooper Arana Jr.

nyeeta smith cituzen

November 5, 2012

Thank you for your service and helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 3, 2012

Arana my name is Chris Dizer , and one day I hope to become A Texas Trooper to , thank you for making A sacrifice that so many wouldn't have. God bless you.

Chris Dizer
Citizen of Texas

August 12, 2012

R.I.P. Trooper Arana, my sincere heartfelt condolences goes out to your family, friends and the Tx DPS Highway Patrol for this tragic loss, your watch is over brother you are in a better place patrolling the highways of heaven. God Bless you and your family.

Sr.Detention Officer Tina Tijerina #1366
HCSO, Edinburg, TX (Aunt of Trooper MC Hernandez, Webster,TX)

July 27, 2012

Though I never knew him, he was part of my Law Enforcement family and I will mourn this deep loss the rest of my life. My heart aches with all the losses we have suffered, and continue to suffer, through the years. God is our only peace through such incidents. May family & friends feel the presence of the "God of All Comfort" as they endure the distressing days ahead. I join them in their agonizing grief & remember them in my prayers.

Another senseless tragedy
Another day of grief,
Another day of praying
To help us find relief.

Relief from bitter anguish
Relief from rage so great,
Relief from lenient justice
Which continues to seal our fate.

Relief from heartache’s torment
As we continue on,
Oh, the awesome loss of brotherhood
Now that you are gone.

Though our hearts are deeply broken
And our tears forever flow,
There’s a comforting assurance
That now with God you go.

We know that you are welcome
Now at Heaven’s gate,
While meeting brothers & sisters
Who also met such fate.

The family of Law Enforcement
Knows no distance here or there,
And we recall in comfort
You await us there.

Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD

July 17, 2012

Whatever our duty, or wherever we serve, we are all brothers and sisters in this most honorable calling. We have lost yet another brother who we must never forget.

My deepest sympathy to both his family and his police family. My thoughts and prayers are with them. May he rest in eternal peace.

Sgt. Tom Waller, Ret., Cincinnati P.D.
Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

June 27, 2012

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Trooper Javier Arana and the Texas Department of Public Safety during this time. Thank you, Trooper Arana, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

June 18, 2012

Rst in peace Trooper Javier. My heartfelt condolencesto you wife and children. Such a tragic loss.

Robina Browne
Mother to Deputy Sheriff D. Browne-Sanchez EOW 2/10/2007, Honolulu, HI

May 29, 2012

Rest in peace my brother.


April 30, 2012

Trooper Arana,
Sir, as a fellow Marine and LEO I would just like thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for Country as well when you served in the USMC. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. I am a Border Patrol agent stationed in El Paso and have nothing but respect for DPS Troopers because they always treat us good. I also attended your funeral-I've never seen so much Law Enforcement in one place before in my life-it was very impressive.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!

u.s. Border Patrol

April 25, 2012



April 24, 2012

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

April 20, 2012

My prayers go out to Javier Arana and his family. You will never be forgotten.

Ronald Alvarez

April 20, 2012

Rest in peace

My heart goes out to the family, friends & fellow officers, Make these officers be safe each year.

Samantha from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

April 18, 2012

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

Officer Kevin Lorberau
Tacoma Police Dept, Washington

April 15, 2012

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