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Police Officer Yandy Chirino

Hollywood Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, October 17, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Yandy Chirino

Rest in peace Officer Chirino. One day I will have to visit your grave at Vista Memorial Gardens.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 6, 2022

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

November 7, 2021

God bless you my brother in blue. God be with your family and your brothers & sisters at the Hollywood Police Department

Deputy Sheriff Esteban Morua, Jr.
Miami-Dade Police Dept.

November 5, 2021

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Yandy Chirino 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 Police Officer Yandy Chirino for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace to our brother in blue.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis R Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

November 3, 2021

I didn't know Officer Chirino, but as a fellow brother, Cuban and Police Officer. I must express my condolences to Officer Chirino's family and Hollywood brothers and sisters. I'm so sorry for your loss and hopefully one day your pain becomes less!! From what I hear,He was an exceptional person and Police Officer and he will be missed by his his Law Enforcement Family. "RIP MY HERMANO IN BLUE" watch over us and protect us !!!!

Officer Dennis Hernandez #3077
Margate Police Department

November 2, 2021

How is it that several officers confront a criminal teenager and he's able to draw a gun and shoot one of them dead? What ever happened to "hands where we can see them!" and at least having a Taser drawn when approaching a suspect? I have to wonder how many lapses in proper procedure occurred here, as well as the kind of training officers are getting? This man was a husband and father and his death could well have been prevented, had he and his colleagues been more careful and better trained. How ironic that the POS felt he'd been "disrespected" and claims he was going to kill himself, yet after shooting a cop, he suddenly decided he wants to stick around. Terible tragedy, may he rest in peace.

Carlos A. Sanchez, DDS

November 1, 2021

I'm just a citizen who did not know Officer Chrinio, but what a loss to society!!!! I cried when he died and have watched his memorial service on channel 6 this morning. I am so sorry for everyone's loss.
I pray for all you officers each day that you are kept safe and for all your families. I also pray that the pond scum that killed him and his sister do 100 years + 30 or death!!!! GOD BLESS THE THIN BLUE LINE!!!!!

Mary J Astor
A caring citizen

November 1, 2021

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 29, 2021

Dear Officer Chirino & Family,

We are so sorry for your senseless loss. You are a true hero to all and we all mourn your passing. All of South Florida is crying today.

We offer you our most deepest sympathies and condolences. Great young man may you Rest In Peace and know you were truly a special person.

Renée & John Ford
Pembroke Pines, Florida

October 29, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Chirino. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

October 29, 2021

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 27, 2021

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

October 25, 2021

Rest in Peace Police Officer Yandy Chirino! Thank you for your 4 years of service with the Hollywood Police Department, in Florida. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and also to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your family during this tragedy, and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to the rest of your family and to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)l

Kelly & Eddie King

October 25, 2021

Officer Chirino,

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

October 24, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

October 22, 2021

Yandy “Willie” Churrino,

You were more than a co-worker or colleague to so many of us. You were a friend, party starter and video guru. Hold Reigns hand for me in heaven and we’ll have some green tea shots when I see you again.

I love you man.

Hollywood Police Department

October 22, 2021

Officer Chirino, our good Lord took your life away as it was just beginning, for reasons known to Him alone. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

October 22, 2021

So sorry to hear about the loss of Officer Yandy Chirino. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and to the Hollywood, FL PD. We wish to extend our deepest sympathy. Officer Chirino's heroism and service will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit (Psalm 34:18).

Paul Miller, Pastor
Tri-City (TN) Cops for Christ

October 21, 2021

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Yandy Chirino, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

October 21, 2021

You are a true hero who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy, brother. We’ll take it from here.

Deputy Robert O’Dor
Broward Sheriff’s Office

October 21, 2021

Rest in peace, Officer Chirino. Thank you for your service.

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

October 20, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers of Police Officer Yandy Chirino. I am so very sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Officer Chirino will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

October 20, 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

October 20, 2021

Rest in peace brother

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

October 20, 2021

RIP Officer Chirino. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Hollywood

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

October 20, 2021

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