Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jorge David Alvarado, Jr.

Salinas Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, February 25, 2022

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Reflections for Police Officer Jorge David Alvarado, Jr.

I will never forget your life Alvy. You were an amazing soul and that night changed my
Life forever. I pray that you see what we did that night. I will honor your memory daily and please know that Veronica is being taken care of as family. #213… third watch 2022.

Brittney Long, Peace Officer
Salinas Police Department

November 30, 2023

David, thank you for your service and dedication! We all miss you soooo much, little brother! These past six months have not been easy, but we are holding strong! I will continue attending all the court proceedings and ensure justice is served for you! Until I see you again, hold down the fort in heaven!!!

Jorge Alvarado

August 19, 2022

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

March 25, 2022

Till Valhalla Officer Alvarado; deepest condolences to your family and colleagues.

Patrolman Kevin Jefferson
Gulfport Police Department Mississippi

March 23, 2022

Officer Alvarado,

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 20, 2022

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

"This We'll Defend"

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

March 18, 2022

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 14, 2022

Rest in peace. Thank you for your courage and commitment to serving others and our country and cities. With great respect rest in peace.

Patricia Suarez - Redden
Law enforcement and military family

March 13, 2022

Sending my deepest and most heartfelt condolences for your tragic loss. My sincere sympathy to your friends and family.
Rest In Peace.!

Enid Rodríguez

March 12, 2022

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

March 9, 2022

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

March 7, 2022

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 5, 2022

Officer Alvarado, the world is full of evil people, and yet, 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. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your mother is experiencing over the loss of her son. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

March 5, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Sergeant Matthew Horton, and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Beach County Sheriff’s Office, New Jersey.May GOD give peace, comfort, and understanding to his family, friends and associates for their loss. RIPeace.

Chaplan Terry L. Longacre. MTPD (Retired
Red Rose Lodge FOP #16 Lancaster, County, Pennsylvania

March 5, 2022

There are a lot of people hurting right now in North San Mateo County by the news of your passing. Your name and legacy are being honored here for sure. Rest In Peace.

Officer J. Payne
Broadmoor Police Department

March 4, 2022

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

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)

March 4, 2022

Rest In Peace brother. Thank you for your sacrifice.

Deputy Sheriff Caleb Crow
Madera County Sheriffs Office, CA

March 3, 2022

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

Retired Texas dispatcher

March 3, 2022

Rest easy brother. Your brothers and sisters in blue will take it from here. Prayers to family and friends.

Officer Larry Irwin
San Diego Police Department

March 3, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Police Officer Jorge Alvarado. I am truly sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Officer Alvarado to this country and the people of California will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

March 2, 2022

Rest in peace, Officer Alvarado. 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

March 2, 2022

Thank you for your service, may you Rest in Peace and the Good Lord take care of your family.

A fellow copper
St. Louis Police Department

March 2, 2022

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Jorge David Alvarado, Jr., 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. Our Prayers and Thoughts to the Colma Police Department where Officer Alvarado had previously served. We also thank Officer Alvarado for his service as a United States Army Veteran.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

March 2, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Police Officer Jorge David Alvarado, Jr. 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 Salinas Police Department, California.

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

March 2, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Police Officer Jorge David Alvarado, Jr. 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 Salinas Police Department, California.

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

March 2, 2022

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