Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Carmen M. Figueroa

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, May 26, 2013

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Reflections for Detective Carmen M. Figueroa

(I was writing before and may have erased my message or sent it unfinished.) I was saying how on 9/11 Carmen was scheduled to be at the Brooklyn District Attorney's office. She was on her way there, when she heard that a plane had crashed into one of the WTC Towers. She did not even hesitate. She drove directly to the site. She was there when the towers fell and could have easily been killed. Meanwhile, if she had just responded to the Brooklyn D.A.'s office, she would have been safe and secured and no one could have said anything to her, because that's where she was supposed to be that morning. She told me later, that when she heard on her police radio, that our Commanding Officer and other members of our squad were at the site, she wanted to be there right with them! Then she took off to the site forthwith. When I arrived at the site, Carmen was the second person I met by the plaza. We hung out together for the rest of the day, along with our MCS guys and other Police Officers and Detectives who came running to help. I miss talking with you Carmen. You know I would work with you any time. You were a great person and a great professional. You would always make me laugh, usually at myself. Until we meet again my friend, at our Final Command. Semper Fidelis!

Retired Detective, Anthony Alicea
Worked with Carmen Figueroa in the NYCPD Major Case Squad.

June 28, 2022

Rest in peace Detective Figueroa.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 18, 2022

God bless you

Mark Mottola

May 27, 2020

Carmen and I worked together in the Arson and Explosion Sqd. She always had your back and was a cop’s cop. Carmen would always make you laugh no matter the situation, the glass was always half full. Rip my friend we miss you.

Detective John Faust

May 26, 2020

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 26, 2019

Best Partner a Fellow Officer can ever ask for, I worked with Carmen @ BNND, what a energetic and entertaining person, all I can say, if you walked into a Room filled from Corner -to- Corner, you could hear Carmen, she was always the Center of Entertainment.

Thank you, Sweat Heart, for all the wonderful times I was able to share with you, making me smile from ear -to- ear and getting down and dirty in the Streets of NYC as the 'Narco Ranger', you were, You will forever remain in my memory and heart.

Det Edwin Ramos (Ret)

October 1, 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

I used to work with Carmen in PSA3 in Brooklyn good cop good friend may God bless and keep you
3 the hard way

PO Ed Negron
NYPD fellow officers

May 27, 2018

Rest in peace hero.

Lt. Jim Russo

May 26, 2018

May God continue to hold you in his hands my sister. May this day reflect all the love that keeps your memory alive always. Many blessings to your loving family and extended family- the NYPD.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

May 26, 2018

Rest In Peace Sister in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 5th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 26, 2018

Rest well my have paid the ultimate to help others during those darks days at those three sites. Many of us who were there are gone now, and some, like my self, are still here. I don't know why, but when HE calls me on judgement day I'll go and be with the all the heros who have left us through the years. May you rest in perpetual peace my angel, and watch over your loving family and all those whom you have touch. May they have solace and strength for your loss, and that mentioning your name you are truly alive.. in their hearts.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

May 26, 2017

We miss you so much. You will always be our special angel

Lourdes Figueroa
Sister of Carmen

January 5, 2017

May God rest your soul, thank you for your service.

Peter Kennedy

October 25, 2015

Det. Figueroa,
On today, the 2nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City and our Country as well. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 26, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 26, 2015

You have joined a list of people who, in spite of the dangers, both known and unknown, gave time and put out effort to help at the site of what will, God Willing remain the worst terror attack in United States history. May nothing ever surpass this terrible event and though I pray no more names are ever added to the aforementioned list you now occupy, in my gut, I know that list will grow. You are ALL heroes!

God Bless and may you FOREVER Rest in Peace.

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

January 20, 2015

We cannot fully honor our heroes of the present without honoring our heroes of the past, Your heroism and service is honored today, the 2nd anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. We shall never forget any of our 9/11 heroes.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 18, 2015

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