Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Benjamin Edward Marconi

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, November 20, 2016

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Reflections for Detective Benjamin Edward Marconi

My dad was your grandfather's cousin and though I never knew you, you are a brother. I am seeing this senseless crime on peace officers far too often and I have shared many of them on facebook to bring this epidemic to the mind and hearts of those I know. They have not hit close to home like this. I am a retired Dallas firefighter and always had a close bond with the police officers there. I count all firefighters and police officers as part of my family. I am sorry I never got to know you. Rest in peace my brother.

Ret. Fire Rescue Officer David Pinales
Dallas Fire Rescue

November 24, 2016

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, Texas

November 24, 2016

A real "Hero" taken.
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.)
Nassau County NY. Police Department

November 23, 2016

RIP brother Benjamin.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Dept.

November 23, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

ASAC, Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 23, 2016

Our hearts are heavy.

You will be sorely missed and never forgotten. Thank you Detective Marconi for your bravery, courage and making a difference in so many lives.

May God watch over the Marconi Family and all those with the San Antonio Police Department during such difficult times.


Lieutenant Todd Rasmussen, Ret
Granite District Police
Salt Lake City, Utah

November 23, 2016

RIP officer. Prayers to your blood, love and blue families.

Deputy Sheriff Nebraska 9815 Terri Van H
Rock County Sheriff's Office

November 23, 2016

There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.  John 15:13

Mother of an U.S Army M.P. Julie Schmidt
Citizen of USA

November 23, 2016

Rest easy Detective Marconi, thank you for your unselfish service to your community. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Thoughts and prayers to your loved ones, especially your children. Thank you for your unwavering support of your LEO family nationwide, and especially your support of our city. Our community mourns with yours.

We have the watch from here.

Ofc Alison Clarke
Orlando Police Department

November 23, 2016

Thank you for your sacrifice and may your rest in peace.

Hon. Travis Bird
Spotsylvania Commonwealth's Attorney Office

November 23, 2016

May God grant His peace and comfort to those left behind.

LCDR Jeff Brown
US Navy

November 23, 2016

Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for Detective Marconi's Children and Family, Friends, his fellow LEO, the San Antonio PD and community. Detective Marconi's final Watch here on Earth is over but his Watch in Heaven has just begun. The Detective shines his light onto the pathway leading to Heaven so Family, Friends and others can make their journeys there swiftly and with surefootedness.
Thank you Detective Benjamin Marconi for your service and sacrifice, your final Watch is over, rest well weary warrior. We have the Watch.

M Joiner
EMT-II (Disabled)

November 23, 2016

Dear Benjamin:

I’ll only spend a few words on the yellow cowardly bastard that did this; yes yellow coward, because only a coward does the crime and runs away. But I am so happy to say that he has been caught. Now let’s see if the courts FINALLY do the right thing and exact harsh justice on this street vermin.

Now, on to the REAL reason for this reflection. Your sacrifice is monumental, but the sacrifice that now falls on your family is more of a monumental event. To know that they will look at an empty seat at the Thanksgiving dinner table, and never hear your voice and see your smile, is a pain and a sacrifice that TOO MANY of our law enforcement officer’s families have had to make.

Too many Americans have come to take for granted the killings of police officers as “just a part of the dangers of the job”. Really? Has our nation grown that callous that a horrific event like this is an accepted way of life? The same Americans who we swore to protect so they can live in a warm, safe house and sleep in peace, enjoy their family and holidays. The same Americans, who when fired up, can move mountains to make things change. Where are they now? Why are we not hearing a loud voice of anger and protest about making our laws extremely harsh for those convicted of murdering a police officer? Is it political correctness? BLUE LIVES MATTER, TOO.

Thank you for the service you provided to the people of San Antonio, and the people of Texas. Texas, and San Antonio in particular, has a history that knows all too well about sacrifice in the name of freedom. Thank you for your dedication to live by our sacred code, “Protect and serve”. May Almighty God grant His peace to your family, and hold you close to His heart. “Above all else, honor”. Rest in peace, my brother. The “Thin Blue Line” has, and always will, hold. Amen

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

November 23, 2016

RIP brother, you will never be forgotten.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.

November 23, 2016

My condolences to the family of Detective Benjamin Marconi. Please remember God’s promise at Revelation 21:4 where it says that "he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” May you find peace in knowing that anything that anything that causes pain, will be done away with. Once again, I am sorry for your lost.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

November 23, 2016

As a former VIP and PST now living in the Dallas area, Rowlett, TX my heart sends out a thank you to Detective Marconi for all of your years of service and to all of the SAPD Officers now suffering the loss of a family member and hope and prayers to keep my friends out of harms way,
"We Back the Blue"!
David H. Siegel

VIP,PST David H. Siegel
Former Volunteer

November 23, 2016

Im part of special Olympics and we do torch run with the police officers and they do good stuff for special Olympics and we invite the officer to come out and do stuff with special olymipcks

i feel sad for the loss of Detective Benjamin Marconi he was a good police officer and i want to thank the men and women for what they do for sapd

November 23, 2016

My dear God. I am so sorry for this loss for the SAPD, The Family, The SA community and to the black-tape covered badges of every officer wearing this symbol of mourning for our nation.
To the SAPD, please stand proud for your brother; for the family, please see him as your hero; for the community, pray you future protectors are just as he was,; and to our nation, please ask our law and order president elect to fill the skies in a blue color on the White House in honor of our slain officers. God bless.

T lee, Firmer Patrol Deputy
Former Texas Peace Officer

November 23, 2016

They got your killer, Detective. May he Rot and May you Rest In Peace. My heart aches for your children.

N/a Tom B

November 23, 2016

RIP Brother......(Salute)

Retired Master Trooper A. Dezso

November 22, 2016

Rest in peace, Detective Marconi. Sincere condolences for your co-workers, friends, and family. Rest easy, your watch is over.

Christopher J. Church, EMP
C3 Pathways, Inc.

November 22, 2016

As a Constable of Jim Hogg County, I send my deep condolences to Detective Marconi family and friends.

Constable A. Garza Pct.4
Jim Hogg County

November 22, 2016

20 years ago I met Ben standing in line waiting to put in his application to become a SA Police officer. I knew immediately he would be an outstanding Police officer. During the process he invited me into his family as I was from out of Country and he provided support and encouragement even though we were competing for the limited positions. That is the man I remember Protective, Competitive, Supportive. RIP Ben and I pray for you and your family.

Canada Border Services Agency

November 22, 2016

R.I.P. Brother. May God comfort your blood family, your S.A.P.D. family, and all of your law enforcement brothers and sisters.

Sergeant Kevin M. O'Brien
Houston Police Department

November 22, 2016

I'm so saddened by the way this world doesn't value life at all. Thank You VERY much sir for your ultimate sacrifice

Civilian Kelly Daher

November 22, 2016

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