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Investigator Ryan D. Fortini

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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Reflections for Investigator Ryan D. Fortini

Investigator Fortini,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 30, 2020

Rest In Peace Trooper. God Bless you and your family.
Fidelis ad Mortem

Frank F
NYPD Detective-Retired

March 28, 2020

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Ryan died from illness resulting from his service in the aftermath of 9/11.

To the Fortini family, fellow officers, and all who call Ryan beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Investigator Fortini gave to his community and the citizens of New York and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 1st, 2020.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

February 14, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 6, 2020

Thank you for your service sir GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

February 5, 2020

Thank you for you service, bravery and strength.

Cindy Jean
Fellow American citizens

February 3, 2020

Rest In Peace. Thank you for your service. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Deputy Director Michael Karnbach
GA Drugs and Narcotics Agency

February 1, 2020

I have not forgotten.
I ran 4 miles with the Thin Blue Line flag in his honor.
My condolences to his family, friends and the NY State Police for their loss.

Faith for L.E.O

January 28, 2020

God bless your family, friends, co workers, and department during their time of sorrow.

Retired Deputy Sheriff Jeff Mayo
Brother of D.F.C. Hilery A. Mayo Jr. E.O.W. 06-09-07.
Trustee, Police Unity Tour Chapter VIII

January 27, 2020

Investigator Fortini, I Thank you for your brave service to the City of New York and to our country! I am so sorry that you have suffered from this horrible disease all these years. God has welcomed you home and I pray that you are comforted now. May God Bless all those that loved you here on earth. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

January 24, 2020

Investigator Fortini, your retirement came much too early, your death even more so. The animal scum who were responsible for your illness are gone and good riddance. However, they never truly paid in this life for their transgressions. I am confident that they are paying now. It sadly does not bring you back.

You are a true hero, Brother and may God Bless you and may you have eternal peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 22, 2020

RIP Brother.

Trf Ofc. (ret) G V Daunhauer
Jacksonville Sheriff Office

January 21, 2020

Rest in peace Investigator Fortini. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the NYSP during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

January 21, 2020

Thank you for your time and service

Dominick Murry

January 16, 2020

Deepest Sympathy to the family and Brothers and Sisters of Investigator Foltini of the New York State Police. May God give comfort and understanding to the family and associates of Investigator Foltini. RIP Brother we got your Watch.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre (Ret.Manor Tw
And Red RoseLodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County Pennsylvania

January 16, 2020

Ryan, thank you for your service. You and everybody who helped that day are the definition of heros. There are only so many people left who will leave us the same way you did. Your service to the state of New York, and the this country are thankful for your service. Your comrads have the watch from here. Rest easy Trooper, your duty is complete.

EMT Trappen
Penn Township Ambulance Association

January 14, 2020

Investigator Fortini, your long and faithful service to keep others safe will not go unnoticed by our good Lord who knows and sees everything. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May He immerse you and those you've left behind in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

January 14, 2020

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.
Author Unknown

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

January 14, 2020

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

January 13, 2020

Thank you for your service sir GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

January 13, 2020

The men & women of the Abilene Police Dept extend their condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of Investigator Ryan Fortini following his death. We remain grateful for the years of service provided to those in need and acknowledge the honorable life Ryan lived.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

January 13, 2020

It was an honor to serve with you! You were one of the best of us and you did it with a smile! Thank you my friend!

Rest easy,
Mark Baaden

Zone Sergeant Mark Baaden
New York State Police

January 12, 2020

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem


January 12, 2020

God bless you, Investigator Ryan D. Fortini -

Thank you for being there, thank you. So sorry to have lost you this side of heaven. May you rest in peace and may we see you again someday. God bless. Prayers and love to your family, department and community. We ARE thankful.

Love and blessings,

Kim Durham

January 9, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Investigator Fortini.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

January 9, 2020

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