Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Richard Lopez

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, June 24, 2018

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Reflections for Police Officer Richard Lopez

May God bless you and your family. You paid the ultimate sacrifice. May you rest in peace my brother in blue.

(Ret.) Tpr. Dean Aires
PA State Police

July 18, 2018

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Richard Lopez, from complications from the September 11, 2001 terrorists attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

July 18, 2018

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER (RETIRED)
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

July 17, 2018

Rest in peace Brother Richard.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

July 17, 2018

Rest in peace brother! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.

LT. A. Orozco
ADOT/ECD

July 16, 2018

Rest in peace Officer Lopez, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.

TERRY F. ZECH
VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPT, DETROIT MICHIGAN

July 16, 2018

Rest in Peace Brother. It was my pleasure and honor to have worked with you in PSA 8. May God give your family the strength and bless them during this difficult time.

Lieutenant (Ret) Ruben Castro
NYPD, 30 Det. Squad

July 16, 2018

God bless you and your family.

CPT Steven Oh
Florida Army National Guard

July 16, 2018

Thank you for your service Sir, Rest in Peace. Continued prayers for your family, friends and co-workers.

Deputy Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

July 16, 2018

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Police Officer Richard Lopez. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed home to patrol the golden streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and peers.

T W Martinez, Retired and FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

July 16, 2018

Thank you for your dedicated service Police Officer Richard Lopez. My condolences go out to your family, friends and the New York City Police Department. May you rest in eternal peace.⏺️

PSO A. Marwaha
Campus Public Safety

July 15, 2018

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

July 15, 2018

Thank you Officer Lopez for your dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of New York. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!! My thoughts and prayers are for your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE ...

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

July 14, 2018

All give some, some give all. Rest in Peace!

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake OH PD

July 13, 2018

Rest well thank you for your service and your heroism may the lord watch over your family and give them strength.

Retired NYPD PO kenneth musillo
NYPD

July 13, 2018

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.

Javier Cornejo, Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee WI

July 13, 2018

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Frank J.Corasaniti II,Retired Fire Lt.
Baltimore City Fire Department

July 13, 2018

May God bless you and your family at this most trying time Officer Lopez. There is no greater love than to lay one’s life down for your fellow man who may be in danger. That is exactly what you did on Sept. 11, 2001.
You died doing the job you loved. You are a true hero. Your tour is done. You are in God’s loving hands now, may you rest in Peace.

Ret. Police Officer Joe Neary
East Los Angeles, CA

July 13, 2018

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

July 12, 2018

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James Waggle
Civilian

July 12, 2018

Final Salute Officer Lopez. Thank you for your service. You are a hero. Rest peacefully in the presence of God. We are praying for the family and fellow officers.

Former Patrol Sergeant
Johnny Allison
Wylie TX Police Dept

July 12, 2018

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

July 12, 2018

On September 11, 2001, many lives were taken by cowardly swine with a meaningless grudge; thousands of innocent civilians, Firefighters and Law Enforcement personnel from numerous agencies. The animals who did this must have known in their evil pathetic hearts that the dying would not end on that day or even in the weeks that followed. It’s been over a decade and still we lose our Brothers and Sisters from the fallout.

God Bless all have gone before and those who will follow including Officer Richard Lopez.

Rest in Peace, Brother and know you and your loved ones are in our prayers.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

July 12, 2018

My deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Officer Richard Lopez. May his soul rest peacefully in Heaven.

First Sergeant Tom Webb, Retired
New York State Police

July 12, 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 Richard'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

July 11, 2018

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