Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Jennifer M. Czarnecki

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Saturday, December 5, 2020

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Reflections for Trooper Jennifer M. Czarnecki

Trooper Czarnecki,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New York and our Country as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 5, 2021

Thank you for your valiant effort and commitment towards your job.

Dushyant Bharat Karani

November 5, 2021

Jenn - You always will be a respected Trooper, one of “America’s Heroes” and my friend. God Bless and RIP.

Trooper Mike Niezgoda, JR. (Ret.)
New York State Police

January 6, 2021

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

December 31, 2020

Jen, you showed us how to fight courageously, with grace and dignity.
You fulfilled your duty as a Gray Rider, Godspeed to you.

Tpr. John P. Moretti, Jr. (Ret.)
New York State Police - NYST PBA Retiree Legis. Liaison

December 27, 2020

Rest in peace sister. Thank you for your service. God's speed Trooper.

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

December 18, 2020

Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Trooper Czarnecki.

Class 49-20 Basic Academy Recruits
Virginia Beach Sheriffs Office

December 18, 2020

deepest condolences to the officer's family and friends

Randal Glenn
Canada Border Services Officer retired

December 15, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Trooper Czarnecki. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at New York State Police.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

December 14, 2020

Your courage is noted. Rest in Peace my sister.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

December 13, 2020

Thank you Trooper Czarnecki for your service, commitment, and dedication. You chose a righteous path in life and paid the ultimate sacrifice in order to protect and serve, representing all that is good.

With great honor and deep respect for you, and
peace and comfort to your survivors

Sergeant Fredric E. Oakman
Pennsylvania State Police (retired)

December 13, 2020

Rest In Peace

Po Shaun Walters
Nypd ~ Retired

December 13, 2020

Rest in Peace

Investigator Jerome D Mack
New York State Police

December 13, 2020

Trooper Czarnecki,

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

December 12, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

December 12, 2020

You make it through the academy, after many hours of thought,
You wonder what you’re doing
You could end up shot.

Thank GOD you end up on the street,
In a car, or on your feet
No one understands your job,
Some think it “may be neat!”

They’ll never understand your job,
Never know what it means,
That to you and your fellow officers,
It just can’t be beat.

It takes a special person,
To be what you are living,
No one ever understands,
How much you are giving!

What you’ve done, what you’ll do,
It takes an Officer to know,
But you never quit, never fear,
You’ll just go and go.

‘Cause if you fear, or if you hurry,
The life you lead, will just cause worry,
That’s not an option, it’s your choice,
To protect and care is you’re voice.

You gave it your all,
It is your call,
As a brother,
I understand like no other.

Sadly, you gave it all to save,
The ones who never knew
That you were representing
The free and the brave!!

Sgt. D.B Peterson
Florida State Trooper (Ret.)

Sgt. D.B Peterson

December 12, 2020

Officer Czarnecki, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. 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

December 11, 2020

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

December 11, 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

December 11, 2020

Trooper Czarnecki may you finally rest in peace after such a long and hard battle not only protecting us from evil but fighting for your life after rescuing other from terrorists. You will forever be in our memories.

Sergeant (Ret), Robert DiMiceli
California Highway Patrol, Capitol Protection Section

December 11, 2020

Thank you Trooper Czarnecki for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of New York. 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 sister.


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

December 11, 2020

Rest in Paradise Sister Trooper. Thank you for your service.

M/Sgt retired Lisa Ditzler
Illinois State Police D-16

December 11, 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

December 11, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Trooper Jennifer M. Czarnecki and the extended law enforcement family of the New York State Police, New York.

End of Watch Saturday, December 5, 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 Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

December 11, 2020

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Trooper Jennifer M. Czarnecki. Please know we are eternally grateful for Jennifer’s service and her ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Trooper Czarnecki, 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 New York State Police in Albany, New York for Jennifer’s partner and fellow troopers. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Trooper Czarnecki’s husband and mother.

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

December 10, 2020

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