Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Rafael L. Ramos

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, December 20, 2014

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Reflections for Detective Rafael L. Ramos

We are really saddened and emotionally depressed by the terrible loss of two of N.Y.P.D.´s finest pólice officers whom had nothing to do with Eric Garner´s death .

We publicly condem these violent suicidal attacks and furthermore , we must attempt to find solutions to end future unwarranted killings of both civilian and pólice officers., either black ,White or yellow.

We are opposed to unwarranted shootings of pólice officers in the line of duty and heavily criticize these violent bloody suicidal attacks against pólice officers who were in fact inocent victims of a mentally deprived assassin , a gang member who traveled all the way from Maryland to the state of N.Y. and without any provocation or warning got even and shot both NYPD officers at point blank range in the head. and upper torso causing their immediate deaths , just to get even with a pólice officer that applied a chokehold on Eric Garner who colapsed and died of a heart attack in New York a few months ago.

this is really a tremendous loss for everyone, including all pólice members of the N.Y.P.D.

RICHARD BERAHA
I AM A LAW ABIDING CITIZEN

December 29, 2014

Rest in Peace, your job is done here on earth and now you look over us from above. Your sons look as if they are standing strong beside your wife. They now have 25,000 uncles and aunts known as the NYPD.

Officer Eric Stacy
Granite City, IL PD

December 29, 2014

Rest In Peace Officer Ramos. Your service and sacrifice is remembered. Our prayers are with your family and friends.
God Bless.

Sgt. Jarrod L. Wilson, K9 Officer
West Virginia Division of Corrections

December 29, 2014

"They are not gone who live in the hearts of others." RIP.

Diane G.
Mother of a Police Officer

December 28, 2014

We lost two great men. May God Bless there Family an the NYPD.

SFC
US Army

December 28, 2014

R.I.P. Officer Ramos. My prayers are with your family and the N.Y.P.D.

Julie Boyle Correction Officer[Retired]
N.Y.C. Dep't of Corrections

December 28, 2014

May you rest in peace my brother in BLUE . May God wrap his arms around your family.
My prayers are with you all in NYC. From Miami Florida.

K9 officer Robin Weiner
Golden Beach Florida

December 28, 2014

Thoughts and Prayers from Indiana Blue Knights.

The Thin Blue Line has been torn but We Shall Remain Steadfast.
We Stand With Your Family, Friends and Fellow Officers.

Rest in Peace Brother Rafael Ramos.

Glen Wheat
Blue Knights LEMC - GLRC Secretary

December 28, 2014

R.I.P my brother , both in Blue and in Christ .

APO Mariano Alvarado Jr
NYPD

December 28, 2014

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over three years. Feel those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

December 28, 2014

THEIR SACRIFICE IS TREMENDOUS, AND IF THEY COULD, THEY WOULD TELL US

"I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization. I have given my life so that others may live in peace. I have lived my life as a dedicated member of the greatest profession. There is no greater honor.

As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.

You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above."

MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND COMFORT IN THE GOOD YOU HAVE DONE HERE ON EARTH. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO US ALL.

Doug Gist, Captain (ret) Washoe SO, NV.
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum, Virginia City, NV.

December 27, 2014

I had the honor of attending your funeral today with more than 25,000 of our brother and sisters officers. I listened to several speeches from politicians, but your son spoke the best. I pray that God will watch out for your family and I hope you are at peace. Rest easy my brother.

Sergeant Nicholas Sherwood
City of Meriden Police Department

December 27, 2014

RIP brother. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and your NYPD family. Please watch over us as we continue the shift.

Deputy Erin Burke
IRCSO

December 27, 2014

I am so saddened by the loss of Officer Ramos.

You will be missed.

Melanie
family member and friend of LEO's.

December 27, 2014

On Friday December 26, 2014 I attnended your wake at the Church. Everyone from your Church was kind and cordial as they helped me get in due tro my disability. I was able to sit across from your casket and was able to pray for you. I am sorry that we never met and I know you would have been able to do wonderful things if you became a Police Chaplain. Rest In Peace my brother your great work will never be forgotten.

Retired P.O. I. Howard Friedman
NYC HHC Police Department

December 27, 2014

You gave all to protect even the likes of the dirtbag that took your life. Thank you and all others that serve to protect us 24/7. My prayers go out to your family and your brothers and sisters in your department. GOD BLESS ALL THAT WEAR THE BADGE.

Retired Police Officer Clyde Angelo
New Orleans Police

December 27, 2014

Nuestras condolencias y solidaridad para su Familia. Oramos por ustedes para que Dios, les de consuelo. Agradecemos el servicio del Oficial Rafael Ramos. Paz desde Ponce,P.R. Shalom!!!!! /In Memorial Law Enforcement Brother. Praying for Officer Rafael Ramos Family. Peace from Ponce,P.R. RIP

Special Agent-Jose A.Muñiz-Agrón
Puerto Rico DOC-Internal Affairs

December 27, 2014

Officer Ramos,
You have given the ultimate sacrifice, thank you for your service, Rest in Peace. You will never be forgotten!
To the family, friends and co-workers, it is a sad time; reach a hand out to your N.Y.C.P.D. family. You are in my prayers.

Dena
wife of R.C.S.O. Deputy Toney Summey E.O.W. 4/27/03

December 27, 2014

R.I.P

Sgt.
NYPD

December 27, 2014

TO THE FAMILY, FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES OF NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT, POLICE OFFICER RAFAEL RAMOS.

My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Officer.
We in the Law Enforcement Community are a family, though we may wear different uniforms and have different badges, shields or stars pinned upon our chest.
Our area of enforcement may vary, we consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are :
Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, county roads, state highways, state parks and the United States Borders.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a Law Enforcement Family, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR, SERVICE and PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice.
Daily our position is clear that we will SERVE and PROTECT our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willingly walk the line of GOOD over EVIL facing the unknown with COURAGE keeping our trust and faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for Law Enforcement is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve
for some will give all that they have.
OFFICER RAMOS!
You did not die in vain
You sacrificed your life in the service to the citizens of New York City in the State of New York with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION.
I'm proud to have worn the uniform of a Law Enforcement Officer like you did.
I'm proud to have pinned the badge upon my chest like you did.
I'm proud to have SERVED and PROTECTED my community as you did.
I'm proud to call you my BROTHER!
I commend you my fallen brother for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do........SERVING
and PROTECTING your community with HONOR and PRIDE making a better and safer place for us all.

FINAL CALL
Officer Ramos status.............Officer Ramos status.............
Officer Ramos status.............Attention All Units.................
New York City Police Department, Police Officer Rafael Ramos having served the citizens of New York City in the State of New York with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION is now 10-42.
Rest in Peace my fallen Brother, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!!

Senior Master Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

December 27, 2014

Rest In Peace Officers, May your Families find comfort.. Respectfully,

Inspector Dexter E. Flood
Bermuda Reserve Police, Bermuda Police Service

December 27, 2014

You and God keep watch over us as we carry on the fight against crime and evil down here . Your family and team will miss you brother but I promise each day we continue this fight we will never forget you.

SERGEANT RICK KEYS
NORTH CHARLESTON POLICE SC

December 27, 2014

You will be missed my brother by your family and team ,but you have no more worries anymore my brother. your brothers and sisters in Blue across this country will carry the fight against crime and evil. And with god on our side we will continue to win this fight.

SERGEANT RICK KEYS
NORTH CHARLESTON POLICE SC

December 27, 2014

Although I am unable to physically attend the services and express my condolences in person, I would like to express my sympathies here to all law enforcement officers in NYC and the family of Officer Ramos; may God watch over you all and protect you! I am very sorry for the loss of all whom this has affected.

Deputy L. Grant
Sacramento County Sheriff's Department

December 27, 2014

May God wrap his arms around you and your family during this difficult time. R.I.P Brother.

Detective - Retired
Elmhurst Police-Illinois

December 27, 2014

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