Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Alex Ruperto

Union City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, April 16, 2020

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Reflections for Detective Alex Ruperto

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, agencies during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“The peacemakers are blessed, for they will be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 HCSB];

“Those who mourn are blessed, for they will be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 HCSB], and;

“No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 HCSB]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CIMT, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Ecumenical Clergy / Chaplain
Ministry: Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

July 1, 2020

RIP OFFICER RUPERTO. Thoughts, prayers, and respect for your noble profession that you freely dedicated your entire being to.

to your family.

Master Sergeant Richard Cantu USAF RET.
USAF/FAA Retired/ Law Enforcement Supporter

June 8, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother. We have the watch from here. From our UCPD to yours, thank you for your years of service. You will not be forgotten

Police Officer Russ Orlando
Union City Police Department

May 8, 2020

Rest in peace, Detective Ruperto. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

May 8, 2020

My Deepest Sympathy to the family, friends and coworkers of this Fallen Officer. Thank you for your Dedication, Service and Protection. You Will Always Be Remembered As The True Hero That You Are. Your Sacrifice Will Never Be Forgotten. RIP Sir.

Diane Waynant-Murray Sister of Inspector Brian Waynant SR. WPD/ WFD 03/01/2010

May 5, 2020

To the family of Detective Alex Ruperto, friends, Chief of Police Nichelle Luster, and the
Union City Police Department.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

April 30, 2020

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Detective Alex Ruperto on their loss. May our Lord give them the strength and comfort they need during this time of trial. Thank you fellow officer for your dedication and service to our nation and your community. Rest in peace Detective Alex Ruperto .

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

April 30, 2020

"The Monument"

I never dreamed it would be me
My name for all eternity
Recorded here at this hallowed place
Alas, my name, no more my face

"In the line of duty" I hear them say
My family now the price to pay
My folded flag stained with their tears
We only had those few short years

The badge no longer on my chest
I sleep now in eternal rest
My sword I pass to those behind
And pray they keep this thought in mind

I never dreamed it would be me
And with heavy heart and bended knee
I ask for all here from the past
Dear God, let my name be the last

- Sgt. George Hahn, L.A.P.D

Chief of Police Shawn Eckhart
Turkey Creek Police Department

April 28, 2020

Thank you for your service you will never be forgotten Fly High Hero with the Angels in Heaven

Nelson Snowden

April 27, 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

April 27, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Ruperto. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Union City Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

April 27, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

April 27, 2020

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

James P Waggle

April 27, 2020

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace brother.

Sr. Trp. Bobby White
Alabama State Troopers

April 26, 2020

Rest in peace Det. Ruperto. My thoughts & prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the UCPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

April 26, 2020

Prayers & Condolences.
Rest in peace Detective Alex Ruperto.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ (Retired)
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

April 26, 2020

Thank you for serving us well sir.
Salute to Detective Reperto NYC!

Joyce Dent-Fitzpatrick, Captain
Columbus, Georgia Police Department

April 26, 2020


Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

April 26, 2020

My Brother, May the Good Lord welcome you with open arms, and comfort your family.

It was an honor to train you and work alongside you in ESU.

Rest in Peace till we meet again!

Det Fernando Trujillo (Ret.)
Union City NJ Police Department

April 25, 2020

Even though the time has come to end the watch, they are still watching. Even though they are no longer with us, they are still teaching. The loss is new and the pain is great but we carry on for our family’s sake. Give us the keys, we’ll take over from here. Now is the time to release your fears. We got your watch, we’ll carry on, rest with peace my brother for your never really gone.

From your brothers and sisters
at the Waukesha County Jail, WI


April 25, 2020

Alex, my brother, I am so blessed, and I give God thanks for allowing us to spend great times as a family. Thank you for your great sense of humor, for your humbleness, for your dedication as a father, as an uncle, as a brother, and as public servant. I witnessed your hard work and the love you demostrated while you served...thank you. My niece and nephew had the BEST Dad, and my kids had the BEST uncle.. You are a role model for lived a meaningful life.You are terribly missed...

Daisy Montenegro, sister in law.

April 24, 2020

"Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon him."

Bishop Edward Skiba
Stuart, Fl Police Chaplain

April 24, 2020

"Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon him."

Bishop Edward Skiba
Stuart, Fl Police Chaplain

April 24, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Detective Alex Ruperto and the entire Union City Police Dept. RIP.

Officer Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

April 24, 2020

So sad 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

April 24, 2020

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