Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Reinaldo Arocha, Jr.

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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Reflections for Police Officer Reinaldo Arocha, Jr.

Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 16, 2020

Rest in peace. Descansa en paz.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 16, 2018

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 12, 2018

On the one-year anniversary of this warrior's death, I pray for peace for his family, blood and blue.

Senior Investigator Tami Faulhaber
Idaho Office of the Attorney General

September 16, 2015

RIP

Detective Dennis Pothos
Fort Lee, NJ Police Department

May 29, 2015

So sorry to hear of Reinaldo's heart attack ...
My Family sends condolences to Family, Friends, Department,
Community, & Countrymen...
" The Purple Heart Candles" in our Family's 9/11 Memorial will
burn this day for him.
R.I.P. Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone From Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts !!!

Ms. Karen Morgan ,Psy & LE , Grad.
Eagels Wing Baptist Church, Lake Traverse, SD

November 3, 2014

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

PTLM Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD

November 3, 2014

May God comfort your family, friends and co-workers. Thank you for your bravery and dedication to duty. You will FOREVER be a hero and will NEVER be forgotten.

Sergeant, Retired
Fayetteville, AR Police Department

October 25, 2014

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice, it will never be forgotten. May God keep your family in His arms.

Special Agent #8268
US Homeland Security Investigations, Phoenix, AZ

October 25, 2014

R.I.P. BROTHER Arocha!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

October 21, 2014

God bless you faithful Servant; Newark was a tough place to watch over. Heaven must be a better place.

Sergeant Chervil
NYPD

October 20, 2014

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

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

October 10, 2014

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Reinaldo Arocha and the extended law enforcement family of the Newark, New Jersey 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

October 9, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Arocha's family and friends during this terrible time.

Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of US Marshal

October 7, 2014

God Bless and Godspeed. Thank you for your service.

Lisa B.
GEORGIA CIVILIAN LE SUPPORTER

October 6, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You are a Hero Officer Arocha. Thank you for doing your job. Rest in peace Dear Brother. God Bless. "HEROES LIVE FOREVER"

CATHERINE A. GARIBAY SANCHEZ
SURVIVING SISTER of DEPUTY SHERIFF
STEVEN GARIBAY EOW 2/10/1987

October 4, 2014

Rest in Peace Police Officer Reinaldo Arocha. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

October 3, 2014

Thank you for your sacrifice and service.

Ret TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga State Patrol

October 1, 2014

RIP brother Reinaldo.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

October 1, 2014

#PrayersandBlessings4 the Immediate Family as well as the Department Family of this HERO Officer. #2many2soon

Disabled/Retired CO M Cubberly
Huds Cnty Dept of Public Safety / Division of Corrections

October 1, 2014

R.I.P. PO Arocha. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will never be forgotten. Prayers to the family & department at this time of deep sorrow and loss.

Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/reflections/22194-senior-deputy-jessica-laura-hollis/75#ixzz3Etg1WQSS

Lisa
Family Member - New Jersey LEO's
Pompton Lakes, NJ

October 1, 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

September 30, 2014

"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

September 28, 2014

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Reinaldo died.

To the Arocha family, fellow officers, and all who call Reinaldo beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.


This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Arocha gave to his community and the citizens of New Jersey , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 16, 2014.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

September 28, 2014

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

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

September 28, 2014

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