Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Alex Hamzy

Bristol Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Wednesday, October 12, 2022

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Reflections for Sergeant Alex Hamzy

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 26, 2022

Officer Hamzy, we do not mourn the animal who murdered you, but we mourn you and celebrate your life. You are truly a hero. You and Sgt. Demonte's sacrifice is painful reminder of the risks faced every single day, no matter where we work. It's been a very tough year.

I wish to also honor your family, the one at work and especially those who know and love you best. So long as they keep you in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone from them, but it will not lessen the pain and sorrow.

God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

Additionally, Officer Iurato, Thank God that animal didn't get all of you, especially where you were able to end the rampage. I pray for a full and timely recovery. You have the respect of millions for your bravery and marksmanship. You saved the lives of every Officer who was on the way to assist at the scene. God Bless you, too, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

October 22, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Police Officer Alex Hamzy. I am truly sorry for your great loss. The service and sacrifice of Officer Hamzy will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs
Maryland

October 21, 2022

It is with a heavy heart I thank you for your service and pray for your relatives that they find peace. Rest in eternal peace officer Hamzy.

Florida Highway Patrol
Sergeant of the Patrol (Retired)
Darren Williamson

October 19, 2022

It is with a heavy heart I thank you for your service and pray for your relatives that they find peace. Rest in eternal peace officer Demonte

Florida Highway Patrol
Sergeant of the Patrol (Retired)
Darren Williamson

October 19, 2022

"Somebody killed a policeman today,
And a part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect who shot him will stand up in court,
With counsel demanding his rights,
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids
And spend alone many long nights.
The beat that he walked was a battlefield, too,
Just as if he'd gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
To his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
It happened in your town or mine.
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now, his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And he stands at each new rookie's side.
He answered the call and gave us his all,
And a part of America died."

Author Unknown

E.C.Proft Chief Criminal Deputy (Retired)
Island County Sheriff's Office

October 19, 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

October 19, 2022

Rest in peace brother. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.......

Detective Sergeant Edward Carlile
Northfield Village (OH) PD

October 17, 2022

My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Alex Hamzy. His sacrifice protecting and serving the citizens of Bristol will never be forgotten. May God watch over you all during this terrible time. God's Speed Alex!
In Valor There Is Hope
-Tacitus

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

October 17, 2022

Rest in Peace brother

A fellow copper
St. Louis Police Department

October 17, 2022

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

October 16, 2022

Officer Hamzy,

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 16, 2022

Rest In Peace, Officer Hamzy. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

October 15, 2022

Rest in peace officer knowing that you you did your utmost to protect Connecticut. My prayers to the family and the department

Citizen
Citizen

October 15, 2022

Officer Hamzy, our world is full of evil people, and yet, 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. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your loved ones are experiencing, especially your parents. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

October 15, 2022

Rest In Peace brother we will take it from here.

Retired Chief Wayne Bird
Williamsburg Police Department

October 14, 2022

Rest In Peace Officer Hamzey, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten. Fair winds and following seas brother, we have the watch.

TERRY F ZECH OFC RET
Department of Veteran Affairs Police Department Detroit Michigan

October 14, 2022

Rest in Peace Police Officer Alex Hamzy! Thank you for your 8 years of service with the Bristol Police Department, in Connecticut. We thank you for your devotion and your sacrifices, and also to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your wife, your parents, and your two sisters during this terrible 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!! (Matthew 5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

October 14, 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

October 14, 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, Alex Hamzy, 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 third officer who was wounded for a safe and speedy recovery.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

October 14, 2022

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Alex Hamzy and the extended law enforcement family of the Bristol Police Department, Connecticut.



End of Watch Wednesday, October 12, 2022.



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

October 14, 2022

Rest in peace hero, so very sorry to hear of these most recent murders. God bless your service, your family and your memory.

John Douglas,
Georgia State Senate, Retired

October 14, 2022

On behalf of the Leon County Sheriff's Office, our sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family of Police Officer Alex Hamzy, and the extended law enforcement family of the Bristol Police Department.

God Bless!

Sheriff Walt McNeil
Leon County Sheriff's Office

October 14, 2022

"Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and perpetual light shine upon him."

Bishop Edward Skiba
Stuart Florida Police Department Chaplain

October 14, 2022

My deepest sympathy to the families of the fallen and Bristol PD.

Sgt. Theresa Hersh
Stonington

October 14, 2022

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