Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Luis Alvarez

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, June 29, 2019

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Reflections for Detective Luis Alvarez

Rest in Peace Detective Alvarez.

Joseph Hart-Bowley

July 15, 2019

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family & your Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

July 11, 2019

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 eight years. I pray that Luis' life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

July 11, 2019

I’m a retired NYCDOC Captain, I’m also a registered 911 responder.
I was diagnosed with MS post 911 and I retired in 2012.
Currently, I’m continuing my Service to my com through Spirituality.
This message came through yesterday, I was led to rewatch it this afternoon and was told that there is part of this message that is intended for Detective Alvarez’s family.
I couldn’t think of any other way to get this to them. I honestly hope that it helps.
My sincere Condolences & prayers of comfort.
Be Blessed

Captain PATRICIA BELL (retired)

July 10, 2019

May God Bless you as you entered His Kingdom, Detective Alvarez. Your suffering on earth is finally over. I thank you so much for your selflessness and courage. Rest in Peace now, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

July 10, 2019

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service and commitment, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Detective Alvarez during this time of tragic and painful loss. You fought the good fight sir, thank you for your example.

Deputy Donnie Meaders (retired)
Okfuskee County Sheriff's Office (OK)

July 9, 2019

My most sincere condolences to Detective Alvarez's family and friends, may God grant your family and friends peace in the days to come. You put others before yourself sir on that fateful day, may your bravery and your work to help others after that day not be forgotten but remembered by all. “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13

God Bless you and may you Rest In Peace in Heaven for you have surely earned your place there.
“Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9

D. Hansen
Firefighter, Retired. Northeast Georgia

July 8, 2019

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant A. B. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

July 8, 2019

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

July 6, 2019

God Speed Detective Alvarez. I trust your journey was a good one. God Bless you, your family, friends, and colleagues....much respect.

Viola Grant-Cole
Ex-Law Enforcement

July 6, 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

July 5, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Alvarez. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at New York Police Department.

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

July 5, 2019

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

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

July 5, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

July 5, 2019

Rest in peace Det. Alvarez. My thoughts & prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the NYPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

July 4, 2019

My deepest condolences to his wife, to his three loving children, parents and to his colleagues. He will never ever be forgotten. May his soul rest peacefully in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

July 4, 2019

Thank you for your brave service.

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

July 3, 2019

Godspeed Lou

You faught a Great Fight, not only in your Tenacity to beat what the debris of the Fallen Towers had sickened you with.

All of your social media posts updating us with how your treatments, gains & setbacks, which inspired others to fight that much harder & others to their volunteer time

Along with putting a Face to what all First Responders with 911 related Illnesses are going thru, so all of you aren't just a Statistic.

Congratulations on your last trip to DC
& Shaming Congress to Act to further Funding the 911 Fund for all Affected Families.

You were a True Warrior

May you finally Rest in Peace
My Deepest Sympathies to you Family, Friends & Coworkers
Condolences to everyone that knew you even if they never had the Honor to meet you in person.


Fraternally Yours
From A Retired Blue

Retired Police Officer Tim D. Davies
Nassau County Police Department

July 3, 2019

R.I.P. BROTHER Alvarez!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

July 3, 2019

Rest easy my Brother. May your sacrifice and memory never fade.

Deputy Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office NM Retired.

July 3, 2019

R.I.P. Sir, We have the Watch! You've fought the GOOD fight. You, Sir, have made a difference in this world and We are HONORED to call You... Our Brother!!!

Capt Conway Robinson (USN Retired)

July 3, 2019

The Bravest of the Brave! Detective Alvarez, may you rejoice in no longer suffering and letting your tired body now celebrate. You were a catalyst from that terrible day in 2001 until your passing. May both of your families ( personal and professional) find peace and serenity during such a difficult time. God Speed my friend!

Lt. Todd Rasmussen (Ret)
Granite District Police
Salt Lake City, Utah

July 3, 2019

Rip detective. I was there and saw the plane hit. I will never forget the bravery of the police and firemen. I can still smell the destruction it lingered for days. God be with you.

Anthony Messina sp4

July 3, 2019

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

July 3, 2019


President Bobby Jenkins
Florida State FOP Lodge

July 3, 2019

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