Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg, Jr.

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Friday, March 13, 2015

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Reflections for Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg, Jr.

To the family of Trooper Donald Fredenburg, friends, Superintendent Joseph D'Amico and the New York State Police
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A. S. Batson
Cherry Hospital Police Department Goldsboro, NC

March 19, 2015

An Officer’s Heart
By Kathy Farace

I chose to work in law enforcement;
It’s my duty and my call.
I will serve no matter what the risk
In a crisis great or small.

Protecting life and liberties
From jeopardy and from theat.
No matter what the time or cause,
I’ll respond with no regret

The thin blue line of courage is a symbol that reflects,
The depth of strength to conquer,
Fear our commitment and respect.

Duty calls, the race begins, days end is unbeknown.
Though focused on the work at hand
My heart is back at home.

As an officer I know I’m not in this alone.
You stand with me by my side and pray my safety home.

I give you this special gift a heart for us to share;
Holding precious words of love far days so hard to bear.

Every moment of every day, in my heart you’ll always be.
We’ll never be far apart……You have “A Piece of Me”

Jaime Sandoval
Heald College Capstone

March 19, 2015


Officer Edwin Lara / Division 9
Cook County Sheriffs Office, IL- Honor Guard

March 18, 2015

Rest in Peace Trooper Donald Fredenburg. 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

March 18, 2015

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.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm Frank Kapusta
Mohawk Police Department

March 18, 2015

God Bless my friend

Senior Deputy Dave Zajac
Walton County Sheriff Office (GA)

March 18, 2015

Rest in Peace

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police, Maryland

March 17, 2015

Semper Fi! Rest in peace.

Supporter Jonah Hensley
Proud law enforcement supporter

March 17, 2015

R.I.P. BROTHER Fredenburg!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

March 17, 2015

Rest In Peace Trooper Fredenburg

Civilian supporter and future LEO
Lorain, Ohio

March 17, 2015

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Sergeant E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

March 17, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie Police Department, WY

March 17, 2015

Rest in Peace my brother it is our watch now.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and all my brothers and sisters of the New York State Police.


Officer B. Ruth
Baltimore County Police Department

March 17, 2015

Rest in eternal peace, Trooper Fredenburg, for we have the watch now. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform, our brothers and sisters, too, are in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort in remembrances of your dedication and service.

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

March 17, 2015

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Trooper Donald Fredenburg and the extended law enforcement family of the New York State Police. 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 17, 2015

God bless my brother, Semper Fi.

Sgt. Joe Carroll
Newport, RI Police Department

March 17, 2015

Rest in peace Brother! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your Family and Friends.

Officer A. OROZCO

March 16, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your law enforcement family. Police Unity Tour Team CSPD

Police Unity Tour Team CSPD - FL
Coral Springs Police Department

March 16, 2015

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your commitment to the greatest job in the world. As well, thank you for your service to America in the U.S. Marine Corps. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Trooper Fredenburg during this time of tragic and sudden loss.

Donnie Meaders, Retired Patrolman
Wewoka (OK) Police Dept

March 16, 2015

Rest in Peace, Hero. Thank you for all of your service, no matter the Agency. May God wrap His loving arms around your family, friends, and co-workers. God Bless You.

Noranne Stubbs Lenox
Arizona Department of Public Safety

March 16, 2015

Thank you for your dedication. Rest in peace.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

March 16, 2015

God's peace and speed Trooper Fredenburg. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

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

March 16, 2015

Thank you for your service Trooper Fredenburg. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace...

Chief Joseph A. Edwards
Columbia Illinois Police Department

March 16, 2015

I said a little prayer today for Trooper Fredenburg and his family. He may be gone but never forgotten. He will always be a New York HERO.

Robyn Wilkes

March 16, 2015

On behalf of the members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to the family of Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg, as well as, the members of the New York State Police. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Keith Barbier
President, AAST

March 16, 2015

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