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

Rest in peace, Trooper Anna. My thoughts and prayers are with your young Son, fiance, family, friends and Co-workers of the NYSP.

Stephanie Bartosek
Wife of Oswego County Sheriff /NY

May 30, 2012

Rest in peace Amanda. Another Trooper leaves this world.
How very sad. Our prayers are with the family and Troopers.
Sincerely,
Jeannette shields

Jeannette Shields
WNY Concerns of Police survivors

May 30, 2012

My sympathies go out to the family, friends, and members of the New York State Police.

Det. Daniel Donza (Ret.)
ALERT International

May 30, 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

May 30, 2012

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
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 awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just 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 unmanly tears.
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 had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Wy Police Dept.

May 30, 2012

Thank you for your dedication and sacrifice, Trooper Anna. May your young son always be reminded that his mama was a hero, and always remember that fabulous smile.
Rest in peace.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

May 30, 2012

God Bless you Trooper Anna. May the good Lord above cradle you in His arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Sister in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers. Rest easy Mam.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department

May 30, 2012

My heart goes out to your family,and friends.
May John 5:28,29 be a source of comfort.

Retired Sgt M. Henley
NYS D.O.C.S.

May 30, 2012

Trooper Anna with that smile heaven is a brighter place today and I know your fellow LEO"S were there to welcome you home. My sympathy to your family. The NYSP will always be there for them. To her fellow officers it is a tough time to be strong and carry on in her memory but you will do it as you always have done. Blessings to all of you for what you do and how you do it.Thank you Trooper Amanda Anna for your service.

Judy
Widow of NYSP Investigator

May 30, 2012

Deepest condolences to Tpr. Anna's family and colleagues. May she Rest in Peace.

Ofc. B. Card
Ontario Ministry of Transportation

May 29, 2012

You were a great mother to our son. As Ethan grows up he will be constantly reminded of who his mother is. Your hard work, dedication, and sacrifice will not be forgotten. I promise to love, watch over and raise him in a way that would make you proud. Rest in Peace Amanda.

Jonathan Anna (Deputy/Police)
Onondaga County Sheriff's Office

May 29, 2012

Thank you for your service to the citizens of the State of New York. I pray that your family will find comfort in God during this time.

Officer Phillip Wolfenbarger
Lone Grove Police Department

May 29, 2012

So sorry to hear of this tragedy. As a retired New York State Trooper, it still feels like I lost a co-worker (friend) when I heard. I hope your loved ones know you passed trying to make a difference in the community you served.

Detective R. G. Miller
Lynchburg (Va) Police Department

May 29, 2012

May you rest in peace and may god give your family the strength they need. You will always be a hero

Denise

May 29, 2012

God has a special room in His mansion for all of our brothers and sisters who have paid the ultimate serving and protecting His children here in our nation. He welcomed you with open and loving arms to dwell among these brothers and sisters. Those left behind will keep your honorable name and record of service alive in memory for years to come and they will care for your family. Rest in peace sister. In Christ.

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix AZ PD, AZ STATE CHAPLAIN FOP

May 29, 2012

REST IN PEACE TROOPER AMANDA ANNA. YOU ARE A TRUE HERO.

Deputy J. D. Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

May 29, 2012

RIP-Godspeed

Lt. Paul J. Schettino (Retired)
City of Beacon, New York

May 29, 2012

We mourn the loss of our Sister, Trooper Amanda Anna. May God help her family and friends to be strong and to remember that Amanda will watch over us. ". . . And when we lay down our night sticks, enroll us in your Heavenly Force, where we will be as proud to guard the throne of God as we have been to guard the city of men."

Trooper Kevin F. McMahon
New York State Police Troop G

May 29, 2012

Rest in Peace Trooper Amanda Anna.
Our prayers are with your family & friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
Alameda, CA Police Dept.

May 29, 2012

Trooper Anna, thank you for your service to the citizens of New York. You sacrifice will never be forgotten. Your family, friends and co-workers are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Denise Held
Significant Other of Officer David R. Loeffler, Minneapolis Police Department, EOW 5/29/09

Denise Held
WI Concerns of Police Survivors, Board Trustee

May 29, 2012

Heros in Life, Not Death

Police Constable Al Halimic
York Regional Police, Canada

May 29, 2012

May the love of our Father in Heaven in-circle each friend, trooper, and family member as you pass through this time ofsorrow.

Cynthia
Civilian Survivor

May 29, 2012

My thoughts are with you, your family and police family.

Brother of Jeremy Chambers
EOW 04-24-2006

Chris Chambers
Saint Louis Co Police Dept

May 29, 2012

We wish to express our deepest sympathy to friends, family and fellow officers. Rest now Amanda. Peace is yours.

Branch Chief Toney Davis
Federal Protective Service

May 29, 2012

You are a hero. Thank you for your willingness to serve your fellowman. May God bless you and your loved ones and give them the strength to endure through this difficult time. Rest in peace my sister.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

May 29, 2012

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