Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Rogelio Santander, Jr.

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Reflections for Police Officer Rogelio Santander, Jr.

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

April 25, 2021

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

April 25, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Santander.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 30, 2020



January 10, 2020

Today I start my journey to Washington DC (300 miles) from New Jersey for the Police Unity Tour to the Police Memorial.
I have the honor to ride for PO Rogelio Santander Jr.
“We ride for those who died”.

PO John Longo
Leonia PD, New Jersey

May 9, 2019

A roll model to many at your very young age of 27. Your contagious smile lives on in all whom life’s you touched. RIP Brother patrolling
the streets of heaven.

Christopher Petersen

April 25, 2019

It hasn’t even been a year yet but it’s coming up so soon. God has helped me work through everything that happened to you but it still hurts and it hits me like a ton of bricks. I’m doing everything I can and going to be who I can be for you. You were my role model growing up. I miss you

Alondra Garcia

April 3, 2019

I can’t believe it’s been 9 months brother. We still have the watch brother, and we will always look out for your family.

PO Rushing #9694
Dallas Police Department

January 8, 2019


Rogelio santander

September 22, 2018

I hope that everyone can find comfort in Revelation 21:4 where it says, "And 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." Until we see him again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 16, 2018

All gave some and some gave all. Hero and soldier of the street. I'm shedding tears, reading how you were shot while trying to take a dangerous man into custody. You were trying to help your fellow officers, and take a dangerous man off of the street. May you rest in peace. Thank you for your service.


August 2, 2018

Officer Santander,

Thank you and your family for your sacrifice. May you rest in the arms of the Lord.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

June 2, 2018

I waited a while to say something because words always fail me. We will never forget you and we will honor your legacy. Thank you.

Police Officer Fox Luu
Cockrell Hill Police Department

May 22, 2018

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“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 know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

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.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over six years. I pray that Rogelio's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust 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

May 21, 2018

Rest In Peace brother

Sergeant Roderick “Tre” Montgomery
Dallas ISD Police Department

May 15, 2018

R.I.P. BROTHER Santander!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

May 14, 2018

I’m so sorry this happened to you. Your family, friends, and family of blue are in my thoughts & prayers. As Christ received your soul, may God send peace and comfort that surpasses all understanding. God speed. Your work on earth is done, my ministry line is open to those who wish for someone to pray with them. May you Rest In Peace & May your legacy live on. God bless the thin blue line

Reverend Trina Segna 786-566-1840 Trina
Pastor celebration church

May 12, 2018

I'm a recruit from class 429 with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department and I want to say thank you for your service. You went to this call to help your partner and to protect your community, thank you.

Recruit A. Zetina

May 11, 2018

Rest in Peace, Officer Santander. You've made us proud. John 5:13 says, "Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends." In this day and age, being a law enforcement officer is a tough job. The media makes police officers out to be villains. In reality, you are unappreciated, doing the unthinkable for the ungrateful. I'm here to say that those voices don't speak for the rest of us. We appreciate you, defend you, and support you for protecting our lives and keeping the peace. We are forever indebted to your sacrifice. One day I will fill your shoes and make you proud. You make us proud, brother. God bless.


May 8, 2018

Santander was a good Officer. He was kind of Officer any supervisor would love to have. He came to work on time and ready to give 110% everyday. It’s so sad that his life was cut short by a coward. I was Santander supervisor and it was honor to have known him.

Sergeant Smith#7886
Dallas Police (Santander supervisor)

May 7, 2018

My heart bleeds for the loss of one who was loved, one who was a protector, and one who was and still is an inspiration to many. May God open his kingdom to an honored one coming home. Prayers for the family.

J. Bennett 311
Alachua P.D.

May 7, 2018

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 PD, NY

May 6, 2018

RIP brother. ... Thanks for your service.

Chief Deputy (Ret.) Eddie Ingram

May 5, 2018

With Deepest Sympathy.

R. A. Robinson
Retired Deputy Chief Of Police

May 4, 2018

Rest In Peace brother.

Deputy Sheriff P. Saenz
Alameda County Sheriffs Office

May 3, 2018

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