Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Lawrence J. Rivera

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, July 5, 2018

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Reflections for Police Officer Lawrence J. Rivera

Lord Jesus, as we watch our nation’s brave law enforcement officers succumb to the wicked and evil in this world, it becomes difficult for us to pick up and move forward. Our communities are on the brink of exploding with tension. In light of the law enforcement officers who are no longer with us, I pray for endurance for our communities and law enforcement agencies. Carry us through this time of strife, that through our struggles, our bonds may grow even more unbreakable. In Your mighty and holy name, I pray. Amen.

“And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” [Isaiah 6:8 ESV]

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” [Psalm 23:4 ESV]

Chaplain Steven Robert Closs, D.Div, NCCA, M.S.B.S.
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Clergy
Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Services
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

March 10, 2022

So very saddened to recently hear of your passing. Was hoping to catch-up with you at our 40th high school reunion next month. Will be sure that you are remembered by your classmates from cardinal spellman. We are forever grateful for your service Larry and our prayers will remain with you and your family. Siempre en nuestros corazones.

Civilian, Michael Racioppo

September 29, 2021

Rest in peace, brother. Until all of us who were there meet again.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

July 5, 2021

Larry I met you in March 1997 in the 023 Oct el barrio spanish Harlem I was just a did steady midnight's there and was our PBA did your entire career there serving the community..upon retirement you went to work for JetBlue airlines...God Bless you my brother...Rest easy.until we meet again where I know you are guarding the gates of Heaven.....

Detective Frank Millevoi (Retired)

December 23, 2020

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

July 5, 2020

Officer Rivera,
On today, the 2nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New York City and our Country as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 5, 2020

Rest in Peace, brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

July 5, 2020

Officer Rivera, I am honored to be the first of what will surely be numerous others to leave reflections honoring and remembering your sacrifice. You are one of numerous amazing men and women who have left us far too soon as a result of the evil terrorist acts from that dark day in 2001. Your heroism, memory and sacrifice will never be forgotten and will always be honored on this day and every day. Thank you and Rest In Peace always sir.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 5, 2020

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