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Police Officer Joseph Cappello

Melrose Park Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, April 24, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Joseph Cappello

Rest in peace Ofc. Cappello. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the MPPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

May 22, 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

May 21, 2020

To the family of Police Officer Joseph Cappello, friends, Director of Police Sam C. Pitassi and the
Melrose Park 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
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." Matthew 5:4
You are loved!

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

May 17, 2020

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

May 14, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

May 14, 2020

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

Retired Fire Lieutenantm Frank J Corasa
Baltimore City Fire Department

May 14, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Cappello. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

May 14, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Joseph Cappello. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Ret.

May 13, 2020

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Melrose Park Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

May 13, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Cappello. Thank you for your dedicated Service.
My Prayers to your Family, both Blood and Blue.

Cpl. Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

May 13, 2020

Thank you for your lifelong commitment to keeping your community (communities) safe. You will not be forgotten. Rest Well Brother Capello.

Officer Sandra Rapey
Lindenhurst Police Department Illinois

May 13, 2020

RIP Officer Cappello. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Melrose Park and Cook County

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

May 13, 2020

God Bless you Officer Cappello ! Thank you for your service with the Melrose Park Police Department in Illinois and for your many years of service with the Cook County Sheriff's Office. Thank you for making the residents of Illinois , feel safer. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your loved ones!! 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

May 13, 2020

PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND OUR FAMILY OF BLUE
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND REST IN GODS ARMS .

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMEN Linda Ke
None

May 12, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Our deepest condolences. May God's peace lay upon your family, friends and companions.

Soon God will once again display his love with all those who seek righteousness and  peace like our Hero. There is no better place to keep the remembrance of our love ones, than  in our Lords perfect mind.

  Please read in your Bible: Malachi 3:16. But there is hope for our loved ones that have passed away. Please read Apocalypse 21:4 and Acts 24:15.

Petty Officer (Disabled Veteran) Angelo
US Navy Veteran

May 12, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Corrections Officer IV Amanda L. De Leon and the extended law enforcement family of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas.


End of Watch Friday, March 20, 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

May 11, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Cappello. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Melrose Park Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 11, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

May 11, 2020

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

May 11, 2020

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

May 10, 2020

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF OFFICER CAPPELLO, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF OFFICER CAPPELLO. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.
GOD BLESS

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

May 10, 2020

Thank you Officer Cappello for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Illinois. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

May 10, 2020

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Douglas Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

May 10, 2020

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

May 10, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother!

Sgt. CCB (Ret)
USPP

May 9, 2020

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