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Corporal Harvey Snook, III

Arlington County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, January 14, 2016

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Reflections for Corporal Harvey Snook, III


I miss you everyday buddy. You were a selfless and honorable officer, every time I’m in Arlington I drive by our old hangout spots. Those fun times have never erased from my memory. Thanks for being a great friend and a hero to all of us in Arlington. We miss you! Rest easy.

Arlington Co. PD (2001-2015)

January 14, 2022

One of the many amazing men and women who gave so selflessly and heroically that day and the many days that followed. Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

January 14, 2021

As the years go by you have not erased from anyone’s memory at ACPD. People still remember your laughs and good times all of us had on the PD, thanks for everything you did big man, we appreciate and miss you everyday. Take care Harv!

Friend ACPD (Ret.)
Arlington co.

January 14, 2021

Harvey! It’s coming up to four years now since you’ve been gone. Sometimes I find it hard to believe, other times I laugh about the memories we had together. My heart aches still, but my great fullness for out friendship is eternal. You were one of the best officers I ever knew!
Godspeed Harv

ACPD (Retired)

January 4, 2020

As a young officer, Harvey would find the parties and hangout, getting to know the kids/young adults--I was one of them. He made sure nobody was driving drunk and that we were safe. He was easy to talk with and really seemed to care. He couldn't have been more than 3 or 4 years older than most of us. Years later I worked with Harvey and reminded him of how we first met. He laughed, as he always did- then reminisced about "the old days". We would talk...
One night, he and I were on a call, behind a school, tracking a suspect- it was freezing cold with snow and ice on the ground. When the track was finished, were standing on the outdoor basketball court, just talking and joking- Harvey loved to talk...K9 Russ was on the long lead and running slow circles around Harvey for several minutes--out of nowhere Russ took off running, after a cat. All of the leather lead that was loosely wrapped around Harvey's legs tightened, quickly, and I swear poor Harv was completely horizontal, about 4 feet off the ground, screaming, "Dammit Russ!" Sadly, he broke his elbow/arm...but I couldn't stop laughing! Sorry Bro!

Another night, he and I were on an endless track through the streets (west end of the Pike) and the dense woods of the adjacent park- it was about 45-60 min of walking through nasty, thick brush. It was one of those 95 degree nights with 1000% humidity, but he followed Russ and I followed him. As we eventually circled back to our starting point I heard, "Dammit Russ!" as Harv realized we'd been tracking cats for the last hour! Miserable and wet, we talked...he liked to talk...I miss you Bro! Thanks for the protection, friendship, and the memories. Rest in peace!

Your Friend
Former ACPD

August 26, 2019

Thank you for making the ultimate sacrifice!

Lt. Gary McClun
Oskaloosa Police Department

January 14, 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


I want to first apologize for this late reflection. Please know that I was with the Arlington County Police Department during the awful day of 9/11/2001, and also when you were an Officer and there was so much admiration for you.

I have since joined another department and had the opportunity to go to the service with our current Chief to pay our respects, and I had the opportunity to meet your mother. What a wonderful lady she is.

I will always remember you and please realize that the world is a better place because of you. I will see you again one, my friend.

Love you brother.

Ofc. D. Chammy
Alexandria Virginia Police

April 12, 2018

Rest well my brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 14, 2018

Rest in Peace Harvey! Thank you for your service and for being a great team player at the Police Academy.

Retiref Chief of Police
Alexandria Police

May 8, 2017

Corporal Snook, you served faithfully and with honor and can rest in peace, knowing you did all you could do and more. You are an example to all of us of commitment and dedication to duty.

My thoughts are with Corporal Snook's loved ones and friends and with members of the APD.

Tina Lewis Rowe
Captain, Denver Police Department (ret.)
U.S. Marshal, Colorado (ret.)

February 11, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother. You'll never be forgotten.

Future LEO and Family member of fallen O

January 14, 2017

Cpl Snook,
On today, the first anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 14, 2017

Today I ran a 5k in your Honor Sir. You are not forgotten.

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

January 14, 2017

Rest in Peace my brother in blue. Thank you for your service in the rescue and recovery while you were there. You are a true hero because many of us who were in the various sites on that dark day, are getting sick, and many of us will soon be with you. May God continue to bless you and your loving mom.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores , (ret.)

January 14, 2017

Heros Never Die or are Forgotten ...
Thank You Harvey & Your Fellow 9/11 Law Enforcement Officers, for your Unselfish & Brave Service ...
May God be near All who lost Loved Ones 9/11 ...
You Gave Us a Gift That Keeps on Giving ...
RIP Harvey & The 9/11 Heros , Sons & Daughters of Valor , with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan PSY & LE GRAD.
Eagles Wing Bapitist Church, Sisseton , SD

January 7, 2017

Harvey, Today is Your 50th Birthday Happy Birthday hope you had a good one! I remember you like it was yesterday going and hunting, and having a smile on your face. Oh Harvey what I'd do to get you back. Now your nothing but twinkle in my eye. Take care big guy!

Friend Anamous Anamous

January 1, 2017

I served with Harvey in the Virginia Army National Guard for a few years back in the early 1990s. He was an excellent soldier and very good infantryman. He had a great sense of humor and was fun to be around. I always remembered him, and am sad to find out he passed away.

Ray Farrell
Fellow Soldier

December 26, 2016

Matthew 5:4. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. My thoughts and Prayers to your family.

CTO Bush

December 9, 2016

Rest in peace Harvey. May you have eternal peace and happiness.

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God"

Former ACPD Officer

December 2, 2016

My heart aches as I just learned of your passing today while attending the National COPS conference. I remember your smile, encouragement, and knowledge when I first started with ACPD as a new officer. I will always remember September 11th, wishing I could be there to help in the aftermath of the Pentagon attack and praying for you and all those who were there to respond. Thank you for your service, dedication, and ultimately, your sacrifice. It was an honor to have known you.

Sergeant Angela Haseman
Plymouth (MN) Police Dept. (former ACPD officer, 1995-1999)

November 11, 2016

Dear Harvey:

15 years have come and gone since that horrible day, yet we are still losing our beloved law enforcement officers to the cowardly and despicable acts of that day. Thank you for responding to the Pentagon and involving yourself in rescue, and then recovery acts.

I hope that the gruesome task you and others had, of recovering body parts of the deceased, and ultimately your own death as a result of the contaminated air, remains in the forefront of Americans thoughts FOREVER. I wish that every American would wake up and realize to what extent our law enforcement officers are willing to go to, to save them.

Your selfless acts of courage and commitment cannot ever be allowed to be forgotten. Our profession is one of the most difficult professions, yet we do it, day after day, cognizant of the risks we take. You made those of us here, proud of you. Our badge shines brighter, and our profession stands taller, because of you and the many others who gave everything they had for their fellow Americans.

Rest in peace, we have the watch.

Sgt. Ron Tomassi, Retired
Lake Mary Police, Fl.

October 17, 2016


It was an honor to serve with you. RIP my friend.

Detective (retired) Barry Freitag
Arlington County VA Police

September 18, 2016

To you and all like you and their families I say "THANKYOU" on this day of "REMEMBERANCE" for all of the 911 rescue workers who gave their lives in the performance of their duty on 09/11/01. May God keep you in the cup of his hand forever. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.John 15:13

Detective Andrew Konarski
Fall River MA Police Department

September 12, 2016

To you and all like you and their families I say "THANKYOU" on this day of "REMEMBERANCE" for all of the 911 rescue workers who gave their lives in the performance of their duty on 09/11/01. May God keep you in the cup of his hand forever. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.John 15:13

Detective Andrew Konarski
Fall River MA Police Department

September 11, 2016

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