Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Charlie Joe Cortez

Tulalip Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch Tuesday, November 17, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Charlie Joe Cortez

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

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

November 21, 2020

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family and your Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

November 21, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the tragic death of Officer Cortez.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

November 21, 2020

God Bless Officer Cortez, his family and the men and women of Tulalip Tribal Police Department. Your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren sir. Rest in peace always.

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

November 21, 2020

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in LieutenantPolice Officer Charlie Cortez 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 Tulalip Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police.

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

November 20, 2020

RIP, Officer Cortez. Thank you for your service. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione, ret.
Rochester Police Department, NY

November 20, 2020

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

November 20, 2020

We are still searching for you Brother.

Police Officer Orion Webster
DOD - DON Naval Station Everett

November 20, 2020

Rest in peace.


November 20, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 20, 2020

So so so sad! Can’t even imagine. Very thankful for your service . Pray that the Lord will watch over your family.

Det. R. Miller
City of Lynchburg Police

November 20, 2020

Rest in Peace Police Officer Charlie Cortez. Thank you for your 3 years of service with the Tulalip Tribal Police Department. 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 to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

November 20, 2020

Godspeed Officer Charlie Cortez

Captain Scott Green
Waller County, TX Sheriff's Office

November 20, 2020

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

November 20, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Cortez!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

November 20, 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

November 20, 2020

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

November 20, 2020

Thank you my friend for your dedication to our community. RIP... fair winds and following seas....

Deputy Dave Kosnosky
Snohomish County Sheriff's Office

November 20, 2020

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

November 19, 2020

Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

November 19, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Police Officer Charlie Cortez. Please know we are eternally grateful for Charlie’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Officer Cortez, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Tulalip Tribal Police Department in Tulalip, Washington for Charlie’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Police Officer Charlie Cortez’s family.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

November 19, 2020

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

James P Waggle, Jr.

November 19, 2020

Thank God for Police Officers that gave ALL! Thank you for your service Officer Cortez.

Trooper Schobel (Ret)

November 19, 2020

Requiescat in Pacem

Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

November 19, 2020

Cortez family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Officer Cortez thank you for your service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Res.Ofc.Rudy Jones
Munroe Falls,OH Police Department

November 19, 2020

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