Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Angelo E. Brown

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, January 31, 1984

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Reflections for Police Officer Angelo E. Brown

Angelo- We were in the academy together,January 1983-Company 83-15. You shared many words of wisdom with us younger officers. There was always a smile on your face and a very calm demeanor. I vividly remember the story you told me about ambushing a heard of goats when you were in Vietnam. You said how scared you were when you thought the enemy was coming and got ready for battle only to get charged by goats. I still remember you laughing trying to tell the end of the story. I will never forget you and have thought of you much over the last 35 years. Rest in Peace- you will always be in my heart.

Lt. Gerard Lennon (RET)

July 7, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Brown.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 31, 2019

Proudly mailed my NO PAROLE LETTER today. To the family, Friends And colleagues of Officer Brown: I am so very sorry for your loss. It’s unfair that with each new parole board hearing you have to relive your pain. To Officer Brown: Thank You for your service to our country, and your sacrifice for your community. You are not forgotten. God Bless You All!

Allie Wroten
Proudly Supporting All L.E.O.’s
Wife of a Corrections Deputy

September 18, 2018

He was one of the most gregarious and thoughtful people that I have ever known. We were best friends since the 3rd grade and he brightened the world to everyone who knew him. I miss him dearly every day and he will always be in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace.

Philip Williams
NYPD / FBI / Best friend

February 10, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 31, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 31, 2018

Hey buddy we all grew up together you even became the godfather of my son I still remember the night I got the call when you were shot we all cried and then we all talked about the crazy things we did growing up we laughed so hard you will always be be our brother SIP God bless you always

Mall manager Joe Mazyck
Property management

December 10, 2017

Proud to send my No Parole letter today. Rest in peace brother, thank you for your service. You have not been forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and former co-workers of Officer Brown during this time of reopening of a wound that never heals.

Sr Patrolman Donnie Meaders (RET)
Wewoka (OK Police Department

October 1, 2016

My letter has gone to the parole board. Thank you so much for your service to our country and my prayers be with your friends and family.

John Haseltine - Civilian

September 30, 2016

Officer Brown, I can here to visit after reading about you in "Brave Hearts." Thank you for serving your community so heroically. My sympathy to the loved ones you left behind.


June 30, 2014

Angelo, Fidelis Ad Mortem.

Rest in Peace.

Police Officer Tommy Martin 84 Pct,

Thomas P Martin Jr.

May 5, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 28th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 31, 2012

Your bravery that day proved you to be "The Finest of The Finest". May God continue to watch over you and your family. You are not forgotten.


January 31, 2011

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

Robyn Wilkes

January 19, 2009


Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 22, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 2, 2008

Your actions truly reflected your bravery and dedication to the community. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace sir.

June 11, 2007

You are not forgotten...........Semper Fi.

AZ Narc

November 27, 2005

Angelo, we were in the academy
together. You always had a smile
and an encouraging word for everyone
in our company. Angelo had been a
Marine and exemplified those high
standards. I wear a bracelet in your
Ivan - The class of 83'

Ivan A.Maizus
NYPD - Retired.

June 24, 2005

You are not forgotten. Your memory lives in those who have followed in your footsteps.

January 31, 2005

Officer Brown,
On today, the 21st anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City.


January 31, 2005

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