Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Thomas Albanese

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Thomas Albanese

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Thomas Albanese on their tragic loss while he was in the line of duty. May our Lord give them the needed comfort and strength they need during this difficult time. Thank you Deputy Sheriff Thomas Albanese for your service and dedication to your community, and your nation . Rest in peace to our brother in blue.

Luis R Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

April 2, 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

"Semper Fi"

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

March 23, 2021

Thank you for your service to our community. That area has always been a lot of speeding and dangerous driving. It was your actions that made it safe for those who live and work in the area


March 21, 2021

Deputy Albanese,

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

March 14, 2021

Rest Now Brother

Officer Shannon Yates
Collins Police Department (MS)

March 13, 2021

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.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

March 10, 2021

Thank you for your Service, Deputy Albanese-

Cadet Sawn Marilynn III
California State Parks

March 7, 2021

Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Albanese. You are forever in our prayers!

Class 49-20 Basic Academy Recruits
Virginia Beach Sheriffs Office

March 4, 2021

Thank you for your sacrifices. God bless you and those close to you.

Corporal Olivia Palomino

March 4, 2021

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

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

March 3, 2021

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

March 2, 2021

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

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

March 2, 2021

So sorry to all of the family of Deputy Thomas Albanese.
I was with his Mother when she got the news, and will be flying in for the memorial service with his mom and sister and younger brother, was hoping to meet him in the near future, but that is not to be. His mom described him as a loving son and a pround veteran and law in enforcement office.

RIP ! You are now in the company of some great heroes and our Lord.


William Chapman

March 1, 2021

I would like to offer my deepest sympathy to the family, friends, and coworkers of Deputy Albanese. We are grateful for his service to our country and the citizens of California. I will be praying for you in the difficult days ahead.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

March 1, 2021

Thank You for your contribution to our Country, and Thank You to your family for their sacrifices. I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

March 1, 2021

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

March 1, 2021

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

February 28, 2021

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

February 28, 2021

Rest easy in the arms of our Savior fellow brother Marine, and brother law enforcement officer. Condolences to Deputy Albanese's family and fellow deputies! Know that your loss is in not in vain, and our brother will never be forgotten! Semper Fi!

Sergeant Brandon A. Lee
Fort Bragg Police Department, CA (former USMC)

February 27, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

February 27, 2021

May the Lord comfort Deputy Albanese's family, fellow officers and friends as you go through this time of sorrow and loss. It is always so sad to hear of another police officer dying in the line of duty.

Officer Jim Dowling
California Highway Patrol (RET)

February 27, 2021

It is with sadness that I hear about the death of Deputy Albanese.

As a former Deputy with LASD it touches my heart and the pain that I feel is like that of the death of my family.

My wife and i will be praying for his family as well as all of the LASD.

God bless you all.

Chief Tom Bearup
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office

February 27, 2021

Semper Fi Marine. You are remembered...May God bless you and your family...

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

February 27, 2021

God bring comfort, peace, hope and strength to the family and friends of Deputy Albanese, Amen.
I am so sorry for your loss.

Wife of Lt. Kevin Clyde Mainhart EOW 5/11/2017

February 27, 2021

Rest in peace brother

Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County MI.

February 27, 2021

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