Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino

Yonkers Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, December 1, 2022

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Reflections for Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino

A job not finished but one well done. Sergeant Gualdino, thank for your years of service and dedication. So long as those who knew and loved you best keep you in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone from them.

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

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 27, 2023

Its never easy to leave a reflection for a man as respected as Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino. That he was promoted posthumously speaks volumes of this mans dedication duty, as it does for the care and concern of the Yonkers Police Department.

Condolences to the family and co-workers.

Rest In Peace Detective Sgt. Gualdino.

Sgt. James Mair
Los Angeles Sheriff Dept & Denver Police Dept (Ret.)

December 23, 2022

Detective Sergeant Gualdino,

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

December 18, 2022

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

December 16, 2022

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Detective Sergeant Frank Gualdino. I am so sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Detective Gualdino will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

December 15, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Detective Sergeant Guardino and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Yonker. Police Department, New York. MayGOD give peace, comfort, and understanding to his family, friends, and associates, for their loss.

Chaplain Terry L. Longacre
Manor Township Police Department (Retired), Lancaster, County, Pennsyl

December 14, 2022


Auxiliary Fireth Grullon Garcia

December 13, 2022

You served with Dignity and Honor ,RIP Brother

Lieutenant Brian LaRussa
NYPD ( Ret )

December 9, 2022

Rest in peace brother

Reserve Officer Steve Durfee

December 8, 2022

RIP Brother

Officer Alexander Hernandez
Miccousukee Tribal Police Department

December 7, 2022


Howard Ray

December 7, 2022

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

December 6, 2022

Rest in peace brother. We have the watch from here. Thoughts and prayers for you, your family and your department.

Officer Tommy Thomason
Oklahoma National Memorial Museum Security

December 6, 2022

Sergeant Guardino, our world is full of evil people, and yet, for many years, you dedicated your life that others may feel safe. Our Lord, who sees all, will reward you abundantly. May His Divine Mercy immerse you and your loved ones. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

December 6, 2022

I’m praying for your family, friends and coworkers. Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace

Maxine Clifford, mother of
Deputy Josh Rutherford EOW 5/29/03

December 6, 2022

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Sergeant Frank Gualdino. Please know we are eternally grateful for Frank’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Sergeant Gualdino, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Yonkers Police Department in Yonkers, New York for Frank’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 also sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Sergeant Frank Gualdino’s wife.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes #R309
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

December 5, 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

December 5, 2022

May he rest in peace in the presence of the Lord. I'm deeply sad for the loss. May God give the family strength, comfort and peace

Ana Ramos

December 5, 2022

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

Captain E.Kemmer #050
Nevada Department of Public Safety

December 5, 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

December 5, 2022

RIP Sergeant Gualdino. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Yonkers

Lieutenant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police
Boston, Ma. 02120

December 5, 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 Sergeant, Frank Gualdino, from complications of a vehicle accident. It is always huge loss when a fellow Sergeant succumbs from injuries due to a vehicle accident. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our Prayers and Thoughts to the Bus driver, the passengers and the 16 year old who is in critical condition for a safe and speedy recovery.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

December 4, 2022

Sergeant Gualdino, thank you for your 24 years of service. There is no good time for something like this, but as you prepared to retire and just before Christmas is horrible for all who know and love you best.

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

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

December 4, 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

December 4, 2022

Rest in peace.


December 4, 2022

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