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

Thank you for your courage and thank you to your family or peers for the bio and the chance to know you, in passing, to say pay my respects.
We probably wouldn’t have agreed on much. But then, I don’t run towards danger to save strangers. So however wrong you may have been (or not) in words about warfare you were right and did right in your actions and I am truly humbled by your contribution, your courage, your long struggle before succumbing to your injuries. Goodnight and God Please Bless the Brave Soul: Police Officer Matthew S. von Seydewitz

Emelda Moncelet, Community Support
Grateful and humbled Australian civilian

April 2, 2020

Officer Von Seydewitz,

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

Det. Russ CainPittsburgh PD

March 30, 2020

The human who is responsible for your death died on that day, but their actions continue to take live and will do so. Their actions are unforgivable, as we all know, but those actions have caused us all to see the heroes among us and you, Officer von Seydewitz are a shining example. Thank you for your service, God Bless and may your eternal Rest be ever Peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

March 29, 2020

God Bless you Brother. Rest In Peace.
Fidelis ad Mortem

Frank F
NYPD Detective-Retired
MTS Pct/NYDAOS

March 28, 2020

RIP MY HERO, ALL THE 343 FIREFIGHTERS AND THE 71 OF OUR BROTHERS IN BLUE!
9/11 will never be forgotten

William Jin
Future LEO+ Law enforcement supporter

March 25, 2020

Rest in perpetual peace my brother. Thank you for your sacrifice and service to all of us.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 25, 2020

Peace and blessings to you and your family

Karlene Dunn (civilian) Karlene Dunn
Civilian

March 22, 2020

Sorry to see you on the Officer Down Memorial Page. Until we meet again; Rest In Peace Von.

Police Officer Curnyn
NYPD

March 13, 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

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

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