Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

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

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

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

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

January 9, 2020

Thank you for your service to your country and your community Sir.
Rest In Peace Brother.

Deputy Albert Martinez III #2755
Bexar County Sheriff's Office
San Antonio, Texas
Nemo Me Impune Lacessit

January 8, 2020

Ryan., We worked for many years together as Troopers and we had some good laughs. You will be missed

Investigator John Rodriguez
New York State Police

January 7, 2020

RIP Inspector Sincere condolences to his family and loved ones for their tragic loss. Thank you for your service. Salute and Respect from the South African Police Service

Constable. Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

January 7, 2020

My deepest condolences go out to Investigator Fortini's family, friends and co-workers at New York State Police during this difficult time.
Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.
Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE Investigator Fortini.

Officer Janet Sanchez
F.O.P member Yuma Lodge #24
Yuma Police Department

January 7, 2020

Rest in Peace, good and faithful servant.
God has already reserved a special place
for our protectors.
Please continue your watch over us.

Thank you for your service!
Thank you for your protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

January 6, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Investigator Ryan D. Fortini and the extended law enforcement family of the New York State Police, New York.

End of Watch Wednesday, January 1, 2020.

Rest in Peace brother 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

January 6, 2020

RIP Investigator Fortini. 9/11 keeps killing our heroes. I am so sorry that you had to suffer thru cancer and lose your career because of it. Thank you for your selfless assistance during this act of war. You will not be forgotten.

V.K.Mary, 911 Communications Officer, Harris County Sheriffs Office, Houston, in the Great State of Texas

January 6, 2020

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