Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Anastasio Tsakos

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Anastasio Tsakos

Rest In Peace. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Michael Falk
NYPD

April 27, 2021

RIP, Officer Tsakos. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

April 27, 2021

RIP OFFICER TSAKOS YOU WILL BE MISSED

Po Chris Harris
NYPD

April 27, 2021

Rest in peace brother. Condolences to your family. Gone too soon.

Officer Stephen Nethersole
U.S. Customs & Border Protection

April 27, 2021

God Bless you and your family.

Det.James Ruocchio
NYPD

April 27, 2021

R.I.P Officer Anastasio Tsakos

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen

April 27, 2021

Thoughts and prayers to this officers family. A hero always... RIP.

A Hero's Welcome
~Robert Longley

Time to come home dear brother
Your tour of duty through
You've given as much as anyone
Could be expected to do

Just a few steps further
The smoke will start to clear
Others here will guide you
You have no need of fear

You have not failed your brothers
You clearly gave it all
And through your selfless actions
Others will hear the call

So take your place of honor
Among those who have gone before
And know you will be remembered
For now and ever more

Dispatcher Cynthia Hunter
Montague Police Department, Mass.

April 27, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

April 27, 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

April 27, 2021

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

April 27, 2021

So sad, Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

April 27, 2021

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

April 27, 2021

Requiescat in Pacem

Sergeant Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

April 27, 2021

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

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

April 27, 2021

RIP Brother , fellow wheel man

Lieutenant Brian LaRussa
NYPD ( Ret )

April 27, 2021

My deepest condolences to him and his family. There aren’t any words to fill the void. GOD BLESS him and his family during this time. We lost a soldier, but GOD gained an angel. We will take the line from here. SIP.

PO Sarah Washington
NYPD

April 27, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Timothy Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol (retired) 5342

April 27, 2021

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

April 27, 2021

Rest In Peace. Thank you for your service...

PO Dariel Firpo
NYPD

April 27, 2021

Rest In Peace Brother

PO Daniel Firpo
CRC

April 27, 2021

R.I.P

Sergeant (RET.) J O
NYPD

April 27, 2021

PO Tsakos, I will remember the times we spent on foot post and patrol as new officers as well as your dedication to the job. RIP.

Police Officer Miguel Marinez
NYPD

April 27, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

April 27, 2021

Rest in peace, Officer Tsakos . You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time. May God stand in the gap of your absence and provide an extra measure of love and protection for your beloved children.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

April 27, 2021

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

April 27, 2021

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