Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jose Torres

Westfield Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, July 26, 2012

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Reflections for Police Officer Jose Torres

Rest in peace Officer Torres.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 14, 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 17, 2018

Great Guy He was taken to Soon from Us. I send my condolences
to the Torres Family. Our Prayers Go out to You.

May God Be with You Jose

Joe Figueroa

January 10, 2015

To all members of Law Enforcement
Thank you for your messages, thought and prayer. The Torres Family truly appreciates all you have done for us and for the sacrifices you make each and everyday. You are all true HEROES to us.

Miss you each and every day. Jose xo.....I love you

Kara Torres

September 6, 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 Torres 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 Torres gave to his community and the citizens of Massachusetts , and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 26, 2012.

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

September 15, 2012

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


U.S. Border Patrol

September 6, 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

September 4, 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

To the family and friends of Officer Torres. I am so sorry for your loss, words cannot express my appreciation for your sacrifice. May the pain of loss, be replaced with fond memories. Rest in peace, Officer.

Y. Wendy Norris RN

August 16, 2012

Rest In Peace Officer Torres. We will never forget the ultimate sacrifice you made to keep those on your watch safe.

Officer C. Martin, Jr. #3136
Dekalb County GA Police Dept.
(Former Chattanooga, TN P.D. 1998-2011)

August 9, 2012

Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

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

August 8, 2012

God's peace and speed Officer Torres. Thank you for your many years of brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

August 5, 2012

You will be forever missed. You were an inspiration to people everywhere. You gave my sister strength to speak so lovingly about you, she will carry your strength and love with her forever.

Dawn Besse
sister in-law

August 5, 2012

See you on the other side

Don Boots Jensen - Sergeant - Retired
Milwaukee PD (Wisconsin)

August 4, 2012

The members of the Boston Police Department mourn the loss of Officer Torres. We send our sympathy to his family, friends, and members of the Westfield PD. Jose proudly served the citizens of Westfield and he will never be forgotten. RIP

Detective Michael Kane
Boston Police Department

August 3, 2012

'Blessed Are The Peacemakers'.

Our prayers are with you, your family and friends.

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

August 3, 2012

Vaya con Dios my brother Officer. Con todo respeto.

Officer Ibarra
NWARA Police

August 3, 2012

To meet Jose was to love Jose. He always looked for the bright side and on the worst of days he would make you laugh. To work with Jose for 27 years was priceless. He never lost his love for his family, his work and his friends. He wil be missed and he will be remembered by all that he touched.

Retired Westfield Detective
Westfield Police Department

August 2, 2012

It was my honor to do your last call. But, it was more of an honor to work with you and to have you as a friend. You will be greatly missed. 049 has gone home.

Westfield Police Dispatcher
Cathy Zinnack

Police Dispatcher, Cathy Zinnack
Westfield Police Department

August 1, 2012

All of us at First United Methodist Church in Westfield, are holding the Torres family on our hearts and in our prayers.

Rev. Valerie M Roberts-Toler
First United Methodist Church

July 31, 2012

May the Peace of Christ be with your family & may they know they were loved by a true hero.

Mother of a Sergeant
Colorado Springs PD

July 31, 2012

Rest in peace brother.

Ofc. O. A. Olasokan
NYS University Police Potsdam

July 31, 2012

My deepest condolences go out to the family of Jose. nHe was a great officer and will be sadly missed by all of Westfield ma.

Andrea Prukalski
Westfield, ma resedent.

July 31, 2012

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