Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Esmeralda Ponce Ramirez

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, June 9, 2019

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Reflections for Police Officer Esmeralda Ponce Ramirez

Rest in peace Sister....My thoughts are with your family, friends and the members of the LAPD during this most difficult time....Finally at rest....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

June 12, 2019

Rest in peace, my sister in blue. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

June 12, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Ramirez!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

June 12, 2019

On behalf of Moms Back the Blue of the St. Louis County Police Family Association, we offer
our heartfelt condolences to the family (blood and blue) and friends of Officer Ramirez.
We will be forever indebted to you for your selfless service and sacrifice.
Always Honored; Never Forgotten

Proud Moms from
Moms Back the Blue of the
St. Louis County Police Family Association

June 12, 2019

A police officer should be remembered not by how she died, but how she lived! A great woman has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Los Angeles Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Sister!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

June 12, 2019

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

June 12, 2019

Our condolences go out to the family, friends and co-workers. Rest In Peace my Sister in BLUE.

D.A. Investigator Esrael Silva
Deaf Smith County District Attorney Office, Hereford, Texas

June 12, 2019

Thank you for your service, sister. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

June 12, 2019

"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

June 12, 2019

Psalm 15
God bless.
Rest in peace sister.

Sgt. Paul Schanno
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

June 12, 2019

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Esmeralda Ramirez and the extended law enforcement family of the Los Angeles Police Department, California.

End of Watch Sunday, June 9, 2019.

Rest in Peace sister and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

June 12, 2019

Rest in peace, my sister in blue. You and your service will never be forgotten.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980 (Retired)
Prince George's County Police Department

June 12, 2019

Rest in peace, my sister in blue. You and your service will never be forgotten.

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980 (Retired)
Prince George's County Police Department

June 12, 2019

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

James P Waggle

June 12, 2019

God rest her soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

June 12, 2019

God Bless you Police Officer Esmeralda Ramirez, ❤️may you rest In Peace knowing you made the Los Angeles area a safer place for people to live. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices and are so saddened by this terrible news. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, and all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew 5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

June 12, 2019

Ramirez family and friends may God grant you all with a speedy healing. Officer Ramirez thank you for your Dedicated Service to your Community and to your Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police,Ohio

June 11, 2019

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Police Officer Esmeralda Ramirez. Please know we are eternally grateful for Esmeralda’s service and her ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Officer Ramirez, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Los Angeles Police Department for Esmeralda’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Esmeralda’s children.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
Law Enforcement Outreach
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department
POINT 27- a Law Enforcement Liaison

June 11, 2019

Sad event...Serving her fellow citizens and loses her life from surgery from injuries in an on duty traffic accident. My son is a former LAPD officer with 4 years on the job and I worked with many in my years on the job in South LA and Central LA. Great police department with outstanding officers. You will always be in our hearts and minds. God bless your family and your children. They can be proud knowing we all love you and keep you in our hearts. Semper Fi...

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
CHP South LA & USMC-Vietnam Veteran

June 11, 2019

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Ramirez and the Los Angeles Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Ramirez, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

June 11, 2019

Rest in Peace, Officer Ramirez.

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

June 11, 2019

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

June 11, 2019

Lord God, our hearts and prayers go out to the Los Angeles, California Police Department and for the family, friends, and colleagues of Police Officer Esmeralda Ramirez, of the Los Angeled Police Department, who died of injuries sustained in a cruiser accident in 2015 on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Depart, dear Sister-in-Blue, out of this world into the arms of the Father who created you, into the arms of the Son who redeemed you, and into the arms of the Spirit who made you whole. “You have fought the good fight, you have finished the race, and you have kept the faith” [2Timothy 4:7]. Now rest easy in peace. We will take it from here. Amen.

Scripture teaches us that:

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 ESV]

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 ESV]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D. Div., NCCA
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Chartered by the United National Church
Appointed Chaplain: Merrimack NH Police Department [Since 2014]
Appointed Chaplain: Nashua NH Police Department [Since 2018]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D. Div., NCCA
Nashua NH Police Department

June 11, 2019

May she RIP, may her family have comfort knowing she served because she loved what she did, comfort knowing she is with our Lord Jesus Christ.

Timothy Sidoti
My son serves with West Tisbury MA. PD.

June 11, 2019

Forever grateful for your service, forever saddened by your loss.

Eric Siefferman public
civil servant

June 11, 2019

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