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

Our condolences to family and friends. Rest in peace brother

Rest in Peace Warrior, I Valor There Is Hope. God Speed my friend.

July 27, 2012


Ret/Sgt Tom Prime
Demarest PD/NJ

July 27, 2012

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

July 27, 2012

God Bless


July 27, 2012

R.I.P. May you walk with God

SFC R.Binkley (Ret)
US Army

July 27, 2012

Rest in peace Ofc Torres. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold.


July 27, 2012

Rest In Peace Officer Torres.

Officer Christopher Goodwin (Retired)
Charlotte-Mecklenburg NC Police Dept.

July 27, 2012

May thegood lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well

Reserve Deputy Douglas J. Maykowski
Macomb County Sheriffs office. Mt. Clemens Michigan

July 27, 2012

Officer Torres, RIP and may God watch over your Family. Thank you for the many years of dedicated service.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

July 27, 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

July 27, 2012

RIP Brother! Many thanks for you service.

Dan Thomas , Officer
Hurley Police Department

July 27, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! Thank you for your service!

Bryce Stevenson
Son of Fallen Ceres Police Sergeant Howard Stevenson, EOW 010905

July 26, 2012


James P. Waggle

July 26, 2012

My deepest condolences to you family and the entire Law Enforcement comunity. When a brother falls, we all lose a part of ourselves. God Bless your family .

East Providence

July 26, 2012

Rest in Peace Officer Torres. Though your family, friends and the citizens of Westfield have lost a true hero, we have gained an angel to watch over us. Rest now Officer Torres, we will take the watch from here.

Chief Jennifer Dubiel
Russell Police Department

July 26, 2012

Rest in Peace Brother Torres. God be with your family -

especially you children.

Det. James P. McGrath(retired)
Schenectady Police Department

July 26, 2012

Rest In Peace Brother. My condolences to your Family and the Westfield Police Department.

PO Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

July 26, 2012

Today the WPD lost one of it's finest Officers. Jose had a smile that would brighten up any room. I will miss your greetings 'hola amigos' on the MDT'S every morning and you calling off on your lunch break on the phone and saying to us (your dispatchers) 'put me down and call me an asshole'. You were a great husband, father and Police Officer. RIP BROTHER. Love your 8-4 Dispacher.

Dispatcher Kimberli A. Racicot
Westfield Police Department

July 26, 2012

May God be with your family though these hard times we all lost a special person today.

Sgt Steve Danner
Retired Passaic county Sheriffs Dept.

July 26, 2012

Will always remember what a pleasure it was to see him come through the drive thru at McDonald's, his smile was contagious, and positive energy, infectious! He will be missed by so many. RIP officer Torres

Tiffany LaRoche

July 26, 2012

Rest in peace and may god bless you

Pfc. J.P.

July 26, 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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Wy Police Dept.

July 26, 2012

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Westfield Police Department. May you rest in peace.

Ptlm. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

July 26, 2012

I went through the academy with Off. Torres back in 1985. I can honestly say that the City of Westfield lost one of their best today. You are a true hero my brother. May God watch over your family and may you rest in peace...............

Sgt. Richard Nicholas
Dalton, Mass. P.D.

July 26, 2012

En Paz Descance Hermano.

Officer Javier A. Pagán
Boston Police Department

July 26, 2012

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