Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Brian J. Lorenzo

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, July 8, 2012

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Reflections for Police Officer Brian J. Lorenzo

I met Brian’s father, Manny Sr., who was a Wardleader. I met Brian at the Philadelphia Airport, on 12/1/01, for the President’s visit to the Army-Navy game.
I then met his brother, Manny Jr, and horse named Lorenzo, at a Phillies game.

Gary Feldman

July 7, 2023

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Ret.

June 3, 2023

Officer Lorenzo, 8 years ago today you died while protecting the people of Philadelphia. Continue to rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

July 8, 2020

On this day 8 years ago you gave your life serving and protecting the people of Philadelphia and today, as we do everyday, we say thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 8, 2020

Hero, Always Remembered and NEVER Forgotten.

Kim Weigand

July 8, 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

I'm wearing your shirt again and four kids asked who Brian Lorenzo was and I told them a Philadelphia police officer and told them how a drunk driver caused. His death in a vehicular homicide type of death

Officer debra coolidge
Police officer

April 16, 2016

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

July 15, 2015

By William Butler Yeats
I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,
And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made;
Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee,
And live alone in the bee-loud glade.

And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morning to where the cricket sings;
There midnight’s all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow,
And evening full of the linnet’s wings.

I will arise and go now, for always night and day
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey,
I hear it in the deep heart’s core.

never forgotten

April 11, 2014

I will be riding in the 2013 PUT in honor of all of our fallen heroes, however specifically this year in honor of Brian Lorenzo who paid the ultimate sacrifice July 8th, 2012! It is my prayer that his family will be encouraged that Brian's legacy lives on. John 15:13

Retired Ofc. Buddy Newsome
Lakeland PD

May 6, 2013

I found out today that I will be riding in honor of Brian during Law Enforcement United's Road to Hope in May of 2013. It is going to be an honor to ride in his memory. I picked him because his EOW is very close to my and my sons birthday.

Det. Faust
Raleigh PD

April 2, 2013

brian and i lived on the same street at one time. i got to know him and we played street football together brian, his brothers manny and mark. his whole family was wonderful and its heart breaking to know this happened. god bless the lorenzo family. my heart goes out to his wife, 3 children and the rest of his famil god bless you i will pray for you every day that god may watch over you all

kevin labarge
friend from the past

January 23, 2013

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

To my active duty 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

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 5, 2012

We honor your service to your community as a law enforcement officer and you will always be remembered and revered. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Officer Lorenzo was killed. May his loved ones continue to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To his family, you are in my heart's embrace today.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinguished service Officer Brian Lorenzo gave to his community and the citizens of Pennsylvania, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 8 2012.

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

September 15, 2012

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


U.S. Border Patrol

August 22, 2012

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

Retired Special Agent

August 18, 2012

I'm down in Fla now and just viewed this memorial and I am heart broken to hear that Brian is gone!

Quick story about integrity and Brian, years back a female mounted cop, married mind you to a fellow cop, was constantly hitting on Brian, she knowing full well that Brian was married.

Brian always brushed these unwanted advances off, finally Brian grew tired of these advances and put this female mounted cop in her place right in the ORS, in front of all to see and hear!

Brian told her, you should be ashamed of yourself, you have a great, hard working and loving husband and this is how you re-pay him, and how anyone on this job would put trust in you is beyond belief, so no more come ons, you are a disgrace to your marriage and to this police department!

The female mounted cop stood there dumb founded and expressionless!

Brian was not only a dedicated cop but a dedicated family, wish there were more like him!
God Bless you Brian!

True Blue Friend
Retired PPD

August 6, 2012

Officer Lorenzo, thank you for your selfless service! My prayers are with your brother Officer, family, friends, and all your extended brother and sister Officers. In an instant, everything changes... one never knows why. I'm so sorry.

Timothy Reise (civilian, cousin of retired CPD)
Chicago, IL

August 1, 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 law enforcement family. My thoughts and prayers are with them. May he rest in eternal peace.

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

July 26, 2012

Rest in peace....

Deputy Logan Niles
Garfield County Sheriff's Dept.

July 24, 2012

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

Brother of Jeremy Chambers
EOW 04-24-2006

Chris Chambers
Saint Louis County Police Dept

July 23, 2012

Dear God,

May memories of this fallen brother comfort friends and family during this difficult time.

God Bless us all.

Sgt. JD Goff
City of Bartow, Florida

July 23, 2012

My deepest condolences to family and friends

Rest in peace, we will carry on the fight. In Valor there is Hope, thank you for your service God Bless your friends and family in this time of need

July 23, 2012



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