Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Amanda Dorcas Anna

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Saturday, May 26, 2012

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Reflections for Trooper Amanda Dorcas Anna

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

Rest in peace Amanda. May we all slow down in your honor.

Sergeant
Los Angeles CountySheriff

October 29, 2012

Such a sad day for Amanda's Family.

Deputy SHeriff
Los Angeles Sheriff

October 29, 2012

Rest in Peace Officer Anna. Much Prayers to your Family on this Tragic Loss.

Valerie Brantley
Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department

October 29, 2012

Rest In Peace....

John Ruth, AEMD Comm. Specialist
MOMR, Farmers Branch, TX

October 20, 2012

Amanda was truly a special person. While conducting an escort for the Wounded Warrior Project, Amanda struck me as a kind, and caring person above all else. It was amazing that such a beautiful and caring person was wearing the uniform of a NY Trooper, but I learned that she could be tough as nails when needed.
Not only did she serve our great state, but also her church and community outside of the uniform. Above all she was a loving mother, daughter, and fiancé and will be sorely missed by all she came in contact with.

SSG, US Army
acquaintance

October 8, 2012

My heart and prayers go out to Trooper Anna's family. Her face explained us she was a very happiest and helpful officer. Pay my lots of love to her 4 yrs. son and lots of regards to her mother. i will help them always. God bless them long enjoyable life

Daljeet Singh, Asstt. Sub. Inspector
Delhi Police, India

September 21, 2012

My heart and prayers go out to Trooper Anna's family. Her service to our great state will never be forgotten, nor will her sacrifice. She will now, and for always, be in our prayers.

Honorable Michael Carl Tanner

August 21, 2012

Its our watch now sister rip we got it from here.

FUTURE LEO

August 17, 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

TO THE FAMILY OF AMANDA..............NO WORDS TO BE SAID. THEY'VE ALREADY BEEN SAID. MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU ALL. I WENT THRU YOUR NEW HURT 28 YEARS AGO. YOU WILL BE IN MY THOUGHTS........NYSP SURVIVOR

NYSP SURVIVOR

July 8, 2012

Amanda, rest in peace and my GOD look over your family and the NYSP.

Trooper Archie Forsyth
Louisiana State Police (Troop A)

July 6, 2012

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

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

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

June 27, 2012

Rest in peace my Sister
"Blessed are the Peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Jack Garcia, Retired FBI Agent
FBI

June 24, 2012

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Trooper Amanda Anna and the New York State Police during this time. Thank you, Trooper Anna, for your service.

Staff
National Police Wives Association

June 18, 2012

Rest in peace thank you for your service

Provincial Constable Marty Lalonde
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

June 14, 2012

May the lord comfort and guide the family of this fallen trooper. To her extended family of the NYSP, may the lord also comfort you. Trooper Anna, please keep that ever watchful Trooper eye out for your brothers and sisters. Go rest in peace Trooper, you have received a call from the highest.

State Trooper
South Dakota

June 9, 2012

TO:The family;loved ones;friends and department members: A POLICE OFFICER'S PRAYER:--- O, gentle Lord! Keep the day/night watch with me. As I begin my tour of duty,I ask your protection from all mental,physical and spiritual harm. Sustain me with the knowledge that I am doing your work,endeavoring to keep peace among your people. Help me to be just as I enforce the law without prejudice or favor to anyone. May I be courageous but not reckless in carrying out my duties. Support me with your consoling power when I am tempted to think no one really cares and that I am taken for granted. Sustain in me the conviction that so many thousands do care and are grateful for my presence. Grant that I may be loyal to my partner and my fellow officers,and that I may back them up effectively when called upon for assistance. Lord,I ask that I may return safely,after my tour of duty,to my loved ones and those who love me. I pray that I may be a good and honorable police officer ;and after my tour of duty is over here on earth,may I enjoy the peace and happiness of heaven that you have promised to those who serve you well.AMEN.***REST IN PEACE

Chief(ret) Douglas A. Koeppen
Washington Borough Police Department

June 8, 2012

Thank you for your service Trooper, my prayers go out to your young Son and family. RIP Sister

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

June 7, 2012

Rest in peace my Sister!
"Blessed are the Peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Joaquin "Jack" Garcia
Retired FBI Agent

June 6, 2012

So tragic, In our prayers, God Bless

Krista Miller Raymond, Concerned Civilian, Western MA

June 5, 2012

My condolences to the family and NYSP on their loss. Thank you Trooper Anna for your selfless service.

PO Levy
NYPD

June 5, 2012

When Tomorrow Starts Without Me...

When tomorrow starts without me,
I wish so much you wouldn't cry,
the way you did today,
while thinking of the many things,
we didn't get to say.

I know how much you love me,
as much as I love you,
and each time that you think of me,
I know you'll miss me too;
But when tomorrow starts without me,
please try to understand,
that an Angel came and called my name,
and took me by the hand,
and said my place was ready,
in heaven far above,
and that I'd have to leave behind,
all those I dearly love.

But as I turned to walk away,
a tear fell from my eye,
for all life, I'd always thought,
I didn't want to die.
I had so much to live for,
so much yet to do,
it seemed almost impossible,
that I was leaving you.

I thought of all the yesterdays,
the good ones and the bad,
I thought of all the love I had yet to give all the love we shared,
and all the fun we had.
If I could relive yesterday,
just even for awhile,
I'd say goodbye and kiss you
and maybe see you smile.

But then I fully realized,
that this could never be,
for emptiness and memories,
would take the place of me.
And when I thought of worldly things,
I might miss come tomorrow,
I thought of you, and when I did,
my heart was filled with sorrow.

But when I walked through heaven's gates,
I felt so much at home.
When God looked down and smiled at me,
from His great golden throne,

He said, "This is eternity,
and all I've promised you".
Today for life on earth is past,
but here it starts anew.
I promise no tomorrow,
but today will always last,
and since each day's the same day,
there's no longing for the past.

But you have been so faithful,
so trusting and so true.
Though there were times you did some things,
you knew you shouldn't do.
But you have been forgiven
and now at last you're free.
So won't you take my hand
and share my life with me?

So when tomorrow starts without me,
don't think we're far apart,
for every time you think of me,
I'm right here, in your heart ........Deepest Sympathy To The Family And Friends Of Trooper Amanda Anna...Father In The Name Of Jesus ..Thank You For Your Love ..
LORD, you know the hopes of the helpless. Surely you will hear their cries and comfort them.Ease Their Troubled Minds Like Only You Can Through Your Blood In Jesus Name ..amen...

THERESA MELODY
Someone who cares

June 5, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and coworkers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas Kelly, Senior Federal Air Marshal
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 5, 2012

TROOPER ANNA,
MAY THE ANGELS LEAD YOU IN AND PROTECT YOU FOREVER. YOUR SMILE WILL LIGHT UP THE SKIES. REST IN PEACE.

SANDRA
SYRACUSE NEW YORK

June 5, 2012

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