Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Carlos Bernabe Puente-Morales

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Saturday, March 26, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer Carlos Bernabe Puente-Morales

Officer Morales,

As the anniversary of your passing approaches I wanted to say you are missed by everyone here in Des Moines.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God gained a good officer the day you were called home.

Tonya LaFarr
Private Citizen, Law Enforcement Supporter

February 4, 2024

Officer Puente-Morales,
On today, the 5th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but the state of Iowa and our Country as well when you served with the IAARNG as a member of the 34th “Red Bull” Infantry Division. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 26, 2021

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

March 26, 2021

Rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

March 26, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service to this country.

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

March 26, 2019

Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 26, 2019

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

August 30, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 26, 2018

I ran a hero's 5k in your Honor today Sir. YOU are not forgotten.

Det. Michele Nelson
Riverside County Sheriff's Department, CA

March 26, 2017

Ofc. Puente-Morales,

Rest In Peace brother. God Speed.

Ofc. D. Abbott
Nashville Metro Police Dept. (TN)

November 15, 2016

May god watch over the both of you and allow the people of Des Moines and the state of Iowa to continue to strive for excellence in remembrance of your dedication.

Public Safety Officer
Iowa Health Systems

November 12, 2016

God's peace and speed Officer Puente-Morales. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago Police Dept.

June 27, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co workers of this brave officer. Rest in peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office

June 16, 2016

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Carlos was killed.

To the Puente-Morales family, fellow officers, and all who call Carlos 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 Puente-Morales gave to his community and the citizens of Iowa, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 26, 2016.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

June 11, 2016

Rip I thank you for protecting me and the great citizens of Des Moines IA. You will be remembered and missed.

Police Explorer Garrett Carlson
Des Moines Police Department

May 4, 2016

Prayers for you and your family. Rest in peace brother.

Dep. Jason D. Cole
Allegany County Sheriffs Office

April 15, 2016

RIP Brother.Thank you & God Bless.

Lt.Robert M.Petty (ret)
No.Bergen, N.J. P.D.

April 9, 2016

God Bless and Rest in peace

PO Peter Russo

April 8, 2016

Rest in Peace Brother we have the watch from here! May God Bless your family and friends.


April 8, 2016

With saddened hearts. Harts Police officer Carlos Puente-Morales has gone 10-42...... Thank you for services. You will missed but not forgotten

James Hallgrimson Arrow Security Officer

April 7, 2016

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Puente-Morales. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Des Moines Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

April 7, 2016

God Bless and Godspeed, sir.

Lisa B.

April 7, 2016

Rest in Peace My Brother in Blue.

"Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be Called Sons of God."
Matthew 5:9

A/ Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

April 7, 2016

R.I.P, Brother, God Bless

Det. Carlos Selvi
Balto. Co. P.D.

April 5, 2016

God bless you my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May His healing hand touch your family, friends, and fellow officers. Rest easy my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

April 3, 2016

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