Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Efren Coronel

El Centro Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Efren Coronel

Deepest Sympathy to the family of Officer Coronel and to his Brothers and Sisters of the El Centroids Police Department, California.. May God give comfort and understanding to the family and associates. RIP Brother we got your Watch!

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre (Ret.Manor Tw
Red Rose Lodge FOP# 16 Lancaster, County Pennsylvanianbiu has

June 5, 2020

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

June 5, 2020

Efren Coronel Badge #354. I am honored to have known you. We worked patrol day n nights. We were part of the department SWAT. We had good times. You are missed already my friend. May you rest in peace. Thank you for being who u were. You committed your life to public service. You cared for and protected your family. Most importantly, you remained grounded, focused, and humbled. God bless you Efren, you will never be forgotten.

SENIOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY INVESTIGATOR II
RIVERSIDE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEYS OFFICE

June 5, 2020

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Police Officer Efren Coronel during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Police Officer Efren Coronel.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer T. Fettig eow 2/16/04

June 5, 2020

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

June 5, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother

james oneill
NYPD

June 5, 2020

Rest in peace, Officer Coronel. 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

June 5, 2020

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

June 5, 2020

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

Bishop Edward Skiba
Stuart Police Department, Chaplain

June 5, 2020

Rest in peace Brother Efren, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.


Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

June 5, 2020

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 5, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Coronel.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 5, 2020

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Police Officer Efren Coronel. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and all members of the El Centro Police Department, California.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

June 5, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired.

June 5, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Coronel. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Coronel Family and the El Centro Police Department.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

June 5, 2020

May God be with you Officer Coronel. May you Rest In Peace and May you NEVER be forgotten.

Ret. Officer JR Neary
East LA,CA

June 5, 2020

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the ECPD during this most difficult and tragic time....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

June 5, 2020

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

June 5, 2020

God bless you Officer Efren Coronel for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the El Centro Police Department. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

June 5, 2020

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF OFFICER CORONEL, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF OFFICER CORONEL.
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

June 5, 2020

RIP from the Florida State FOP

President Bobby Jenkins
Florida State FOP Lodge

June 5, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Coronel. 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

June 5, 2020

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

June 5, 2020

HERO gone to soon. Prayers to the Family and Friends and the Department. R.I.P

G P P D. C565

June 5, 2020

Thank you for your service. My heartfelt condolences and prayers go out to tbe friends and family so sorry for your loss. My he rest in peace.

EMT Miguel Nina
FDNY/ EMS Retired

June 5, 2020

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