Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, March 10, 2014

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Reflections for Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega

Que descanse en paz, mi hermano.

Detective Mario Suarez
Essex County Prosecutor's Office

March 17, 2014

You worked in one of the toughest places a cop can with pay that I understand is notorious for being much too low, and yet you did your job with honor. You honor us all with your dedication and your sacrifice. You are a hero but then again, you were before you were murdered, not because of it.

God Bless and may you forever, Rest in Peace, Hermano.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

March 16, 2014

I am truly sorry over the loss of Agent Joaquin Correa-Ortega. I pray the Lord bless and comfort his family, friends and peers,

JCOS TW Martinez
CYFD/JJS State of New Mexico

March 16, 2014

Rest in peace dear brother! Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten!

Detective Misty Holley
Portsmouth Police Department (VA)

March 16, 2014

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Agent Joaquin Correa-Ortega and the extended law enforcement family of the Puerto Rico Police Department. Rest in Peace brother and watch over us.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

March 16, 2014

Rest in Peace. Thanks for your service and may God reward you for your sacrifice. Descansa en paz.

Luis Marengo
Grateful Citizen

March 15, 2014

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

March 15, 2014

To the family of Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega, friends,
Superintendent James Tuller and the Puerto Rico Police Department.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and alway. Agent Joaquin Correa-Ortega
thank you for your service.
To the other unamed Agent praying for you an your also.

Patrolman A.S. (Scott) Batson
Cherry Police Department Goldsboro, NC

March 15, 2014


Jan Taylor, Det, Retired
Dallas P. D.

March 14, 2014

R.I.P Brother, thank you for your service.

Johnathon Guinn
Central Security Agency

March 14, 2014

Agent Joaquin Correa-Ortega,

When you made your decision to enter law enforcement you became blessed:

For the Lord said, "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9 ESV

When you entered into the infamous undercover arms purchase on Monday, March 10, 2014, you answered God's call to serve:

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, "Here am I! Send me." Isaiah 6:8 ESV

As a result,you sacrificed your life so that others might live and be protected:

"Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 ESV

I, along with your family, friends and comrades, will mourn your sacrifice and loss in the line of duty:

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4 ESV

Now go! Rise up! And do battle against evil as an angel for the Lord!

In God's merciful love,

Pastor Steven R. Closs
Retired Captain of Police, Nashua Police Department, Nashua, NH

March 14, 2014

God Bless You for you sacrifice. Rest in Peace my brother

Marshal B. Tindle
City Marshal's Office, Killeen, TX

March 14, 2014

I'm so sorry for this tragic loss of one of our brothers. I pray that justice is swift for his killers, May he rest in peace.

Senior Investigator Andres Alonso
Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Bureau of Investigation

March 14, 2014

Thank you for your courage, honor, and ultimate sacrifice. You will NEVER ber forgotten and will FOREVER be a hero. My thought and prayers are with your family, co-workers and friends.

SGT Mark B. Hanna, Retired
Fayetteville, AR Police Department

March 14, 2014

The loss of another hero. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Puerto Rico. May you rest in peace brother and God be with your family, friends and fellow officers. Wishing a speedy recovery to your partner.

Sgt D. Bowler
Los Angeles Police Department

March 14, 2014

Rest in Peace Sir.....................

Officer Thomas Wiederhold, Retired
Fort Worth PD, Texas

March 14, 2014

God rest him, pray for his family. my last name is Correa, before I was adopted in 1950. my father John Matos Correa was from Mayaguez. I am also a retired cop from NYPD, from 7/81 to 7/2001. may all the officers be safe and remain in my prayers.

P O Nona Capace retired

March 13, 2014

Agent Joaquín Correa-Ortega rest in peace you are
now a member of an elite group The Thin Blue Line
of Heroes. There is no greater sacrifice that one can give
for his fellow man. To the Family I salute your lost loved one,
and pray for you during the days to come. Joaquin will be in
the company of heroes forevermore.

The Thin Blue Line of the Fallen are Standing at attention
in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass,
They are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement.
All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.
Today, like many others,they welcome you to this hallowed place.
As you march down the Thin Blue Line of the Fallen, all eyes are
focused on you as if to say it will be ok you’re with your eternal
partners. A salute follows and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well. Now come join the ranks, another member
of The Thin Blue Line has come home.

Your Brother in Law enforcement

Dr. stan phillips Usa Ret, Ms, Bs
Walnut Grove Ms Police, Lt. retired

March 13, 2014

Rest in peace my brother in blue. I hope in time your family and agency find peace in your passing.

Evil will never prosper as long as brave men and women such as yourself stand for good.

"Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be called Sons of God." Matthew 5:9

Police Officer II D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

March 13, 2014

My condolences go out to their families and their law enforcement family.

Wanda Cortes
Retired NYPD

March 13, 2014

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

Supervisory FAM, Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Federal Air Marshal Service

March 13, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends. RIP to another Hero.

Stephanie Harris, LEOW - Spouse of Sgt, LAPD

March 13, 2014

Praying for you and your family in this trying time. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten. May you Rest in Peace.

Retired Commander Debra J. Fair
Detroit Police Department

March 13, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with Agent Correa-Ortega's family and his Brothers and Sisters in Blue. Rest in peace.

Deputy Johanna Polo
Monroe County Sheriffs Dept Rochester NY

March 13, 2014

Rest in peace, Agent Correa-Ortega. Thank you for your dedicated service to your community. Your ultimate sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family, friends, PRPD and many law enforcement brothers and sisters. Godspeed and God Bless, Hero.

Kathy B
Grateful Citizen

March 13, 2014

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