Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Alex Arango

Everman Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Alex Arango

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

November 10, 2020

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

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KEM
None

November 7, 2020

Alex and I met (32) years ago when we worked as Security Guards at a local Mall. We became best friends and attended the Police Academy one year apart from one another. I began my career at the Everman Police Department in 1990. Alex was encouraged to come to work at Everman a short time later. Alex was a man of impeccable talents. He was dedicated to his family and was friends to many. God Rest your soul brother. We will protect the line from here.

Officer Clay Smith
Fort Worth

November 7, 2020

Officer Arango,

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

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 5, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Arango. 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

November 4, 2020

Rest In Peace brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department during this tragic time. Matthew 5:9

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

November 3, 2020

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

November 1, 2020

Rest in peace, Officer Arango. 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

November 1, 2020

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

October 31, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

October 31, 2020

My sympathies to your family, both the blood and blue.

M.A. Steves, Lieutenant
Alamo Colleges Police Department

October 30, 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

October 29, 2020

Requiescat in Pacem

Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

October 29, 2020

Rest easy brother thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

October 28, 2020

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 28, 2020

Officer Arango,

Thank you for your service and sacrifices and thank you to your family, friends and co-workers for their sacrifices.

Rest in Peace 186.

With deepest Respect.

Cpl. Jesse Cook (Retired)
Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Law Enforcement Division
"Law Enforcement Off the Pavement"

October 28, 2020

Rest In Peace . Praying for your family.

Sgt. L. Bailey #8058
Dallas Police Department

October 28, 2020

Officer Arango, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. It took a small virus to take your life. You are living behind a large family, including your mother, and I am one with them in their time of grief. It is against the law of nature that a parent would outlive her children. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

October 27, 2020

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent 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

October 27, 2020

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Arango and the Everman Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Arango, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

October 27, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Arango. 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

October 27, 2020

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

October 27, 2020

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

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICEWOMAN LINDA KEM
None

October 27, 2020

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Police Officer Alex Arango. I believe 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 Everman Police Department, Texas.

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

October 27, 2020

R.I.P Police Officer Alex Arango

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen

October 26, 2020

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