Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Matthew S. von Seydewitz

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, January 27, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Matthew S. von Seydewitz

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

February 22, 2020

Officer von Seydewitz, you suffered for many years as a result of your act of heroism during 9/11. Your selfless dedication will not go unnoticed by our Lord who sees all and knows all. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May our good Lord immerse you and those you've left behind in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

February 19, 2020

Thank you for your service!

Adult Probation and Parole Officer; Erie
Erie County Adult Probation and Parole

February 18, 2020

Thank you for your service, dedication and courage. You truly did give the last full measure of devotion. R.I.P.

Commander E. A. Martin
U. S. Navy (Retired)

February 18, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

February 18, 2020

RIP, Officer Von Seydewitz. Praying for you and your loved ones.

Officer C Curione
Rochester Police Department, NY

February 17, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Matthew von Seydewitz. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

February 16, 2020

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

James P Waggle
Civilian

February 16, 2020

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.

February 15, 2020

God Bless you Police Officer Matthew S von Seydewitz . Thank you for your service with the New York City Police Department and your search and rescue efforts at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attack in New York City, such a horrible time in United States history ❤️. Thank you for making the people in the New York City Area. Feel safer. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friend for their sacrifices. We are so saddened by this terrible news and you will never be forgotten! 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!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

February 14, 2020

God Bless you Police Officer Matthew S von Seydewitz . Thank you for your service with the New York City Police Department and your search and rescue efforts at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attack in New York City, such a horrible time in United States history ❤️. Thank you for making the people in the New York City Area. Feel safer. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friend for their sacrifices. We are so saddened by this terrible news and you will never be forgotten! 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!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

February 14, 2020

God Bless you Police Officer Matthew S von Seydewitz . Thank you for your service with the New York City Police Department and your search and rescue efforts at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 attack in New York City, such a horrible time in United States history ❤️. Thank you for making the people in the New York City Area. Feel safer. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friend for their sacrifices. We are so saddened by this terrible news and you will never be forgotten! 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!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

February 14, 2020

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

February 14, 2020

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Matthew died in the line of duty from illness resulting from the aftermath of 9/11. We shall never forget any of our 9/11 heroes.

To the family, fellow officers, and all who call Matthew 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. I know that that you will receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer S. von Seydewutz gave to his community and the citizens of New York and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 27, 2020.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 14, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Officer von Seydewitz.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

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 13, 2020

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the loss of your Officer, Matthew S. von Seydewitz, from complications from the September 11, 2001 Terrorists Attacks at the World Trade Center Twin Towers in New York City. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer succumbs from complications from these attacks. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

February 13, 2020

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 von Seydewitz.
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

February 13, 2020

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Police Officer Matthew von Seydewitz, as well as the officers who continue to put themselves in harm's way while protecting their communities and fellow citizens. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace Police Officer Matthew von Seydewitz

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protect

February 13, 2020

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

February 13, 2020

RIP Officer von Seydewitz. Thank you for your service

Sgt. Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

February 13, 2020

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

February 13, 2020

Rest easy brother, thank you for your service. May your sacrifice and memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 ((Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

February 13, 2020

God bless you Officer Von Seydewitz. And God bless your family, friends and co-workers. Rest In Peace.

JR Neary Ret. Off.
East LA, CA

February 12, 2020

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

February 12, 2020

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