Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman David Ortiz

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, March 14, 2016

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Reflections for Patrolman David Ortiz

RIP Sir, your shift is over, and you've done. But now, you have been called home. So rest peacefully now Patrolman Ortiz, your Brother and Sisters will take over for you. May GOD grant peace and comfort to your family, in and out of uniform.

Deputy J. Porter. ( Retired )
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Az

March 16, 2016



March 16, 2016

Patrolman Ortiz,

I'm so sorry about this terrible accident but we know you served very well over your 9 year tenure serving the fine people of El Paso, TX. May you rest in peace and I pray for your family. You will not be forgotten!!

J. Gantner
Grandson, Son, Brother of NJ LEO's & NJSP

March 15, 2016

May you rest in peace brother, to all the good memories we had they will never be forgotten. Watch over us in heaven brother. My prayers go out to your family and the rest of the guys at the Hill.

Agent Jason Olivas

March 15, 2016

Prayers and Condolences to the Ortiz Family & Friends, Fellow officers of the EPPD. Our strongest sigh of despair and disdain for the unfortunate and untimely loss of yet another officer in the line of duty. I am a fellow motorcyclist and share my thoughts on behalf of the AMA, and related civic professionals throughout the world. May the True God be with all of you in your time of great need and in reflection of this devastating loss. God Bless you David and the Ortiz Family.

Horacio H. Tena, EMT (retired)
former member EPPD VSRT

March 15, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and department of Patrolman Ortiz.

The sheep do not want the dog around. He looks too much like the wolf. He reminds them that danger lurks out there, just beyond the relative safety of the fence.
The wolf also hates the dog. He knows that it is the dog that stands between him and his prey. It is because of the dog that he is lean. The dog is the reason the wolf is forced to stalk the darkness.
The dog knows these facts. Undeterred, he stands watch, ever ready to do battle. Despite that he is an unwelcome guest in the mists, the dog is ready, at a moment's notice, to give his life in defense of the flock. It is simply who he is.
The police.

Rest in peace brother.

Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy
Session #60
Schenectady, NY

Recruit Barber

March 15, 2016

RIP Thank you for your service

Retired Chief of Police Johnny McCurry

March 15, 2016

Rest in peace Brother Ortiz. My condolences to your family friends and Department.

Police Officer Thomas Granchelli (Ret.)
Greenburgh Police Dept. (NY)

March 15, 2016

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Patrolman Ortiz during this time of tragic loss.

Sr. Ptlmn Donnie Meaders(RET)
Wewoka (OK) Police Department

March 15, 2016

You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.) Ex-MC officer
Nassau County Police Dept. NY

March 15, 2016

Final Salute Patrolman Ortiz, thank you for your service. You are a Hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

March 15, 2016

God Bless you Brother and thank you for your nine short years of service. May you now forever Rest in Peace.

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

March 15, 2016

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 five 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

March 15, 2016

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy J. Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

March 15, 2016

Rest in peace brother.
To David's family, friends, and fellow brothers in blue, my deepest condolences to everyone.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke

Robert B. Hurtado, Special Agent
US DOT, Former EPPD 1793

March 15, 2016

My payers go out to your family and friends. Rest in Peace My Brother in Blue.

D.A. Investigator
Deaf Smith County D.A.'s Office

March 15, 2016

"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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

March 15, 2016

Thank you for your services and sacrifices that you have given to this country and your community. You will not be forgotten.

J.R. Palacios, Police Officer
Houston Police Department

March 15, 2016

Rip Brother guard heavens gate

Soldier Mark Castro
United States Marines

March 15, 2016

Sincerest regards.
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno- Honor Guard Member
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

March 15, 2016

RIP Brother, Prayers to your family. Thank You for your Service.

Senior Officer Samuel Chavez

March 15, 2016

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

March 15, 2016

Rest in peace Officer Ortiz.

Dennis M. Carr, Sheriff (Ret)
Monroe County Iowa Sheriff's Office

March 15, 2016

Patrolman Ortiz,
May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

March 15, 2016

Police officers are a Special breed, a breed apart from all others, a respect for each other, a bond that can't be explained... Rest My Brother, we got it...

Retired patrol officer Michael Taylor
Chatom PD

March 15, 2016

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