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Officer Anthony James Cilurso

Warner Robins Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, March 5, 1990

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Reflections for Officer Anthony James Cilurso

Officer Cilurso,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Warner Robbins. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 5, 2020

Officer Cilurso,
On today, the 29th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Warner Robbins. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

March 5, 2019

I remembered when tony visited us in haddon heights.
I was pregnant with my second son

He was a funny guy. Always laughing. Always sming

Tony. My son is 25 now born May 11 1990 shortly after your visit

And your name goes in. He is named Anthony James cilurso and would love you as much as we did. Wish you were able to have seen him
We always told him he was named after our cousin that was a great man

Deanna cilurso


November 28, 2015

Tony would be proud of his grandchildren. Michael is 13, Nicholas is 9 and Zack is 8. I often imagine what it would be like if my dad was still here to see them...going to their games, teaching them carpentry skills...I could go on and on. I miss him everyday but I know he is with us, looking over us proudly. Tony made me the man I am today and, even in his absence I am guided by him.

Mike Cilurso

December 18, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Cilurso. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 3, 2012

Another sad anniversary Tony. I drove past the old PD the other day and thought of you. It's funny how some people indelibly inscribe themselves on our hearts - you were one of those people. The good old days at CDCIII, dispatching for you in Dania, were wonderful memories.

Sleep soft dear friend.

CDC III, Hollywood PD

March 8, 2012

You were the love of my life. I will never forget you and you will always have a place in my heart.

Hallandale PD

December 2, 2011

Rest in peace

Lt. Stephen A. Joy #980
Prince George's County Police Department

September 30, 2010

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones on this day. Continue to keep watch over all of them. You will never be forgotten as true heroes never die.
"If people we love are stolen from us, the way to
have them live on is to never stop loving them.
Buildings burn, people die, but real love is forever."
Author Unknown

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

March 5, 2010

I remember cousin Tony riding up to NJ on his motorcycle to visit us. Watching my dad's face as he arrived was incredible. You were funny and made of all of us kids laugh. You were taken too soon. I will always remember your laugh.

Tina Cilurso Fellona

March 3, 2010

I am very touched by all the beautiful reflections I have just read. I did not know that the this Memorial Page was available. I appreciate everyone's comments about my brother. A day does not go by that I do not think of Tony. He was my brother, my protector and my hero. I only wish he could be here today to see his wonderful son, and his beautiful grandchildren. Tony you are truly missed.

Barbara Cilurso Barfield

September 21, 2009

I came across this listing and was touched to see how many remembered you. You aren't forgotten. Those who loved you when you worked for Dania speak of you often, and always with the greatest admiration, respect and love. Working with you was always fun. The photo on this site brought back so many memories - it was good to see your handsome face once again.


Former dispatcher, CDC III, Hollywood/Dania FL

January 19, 2009


Van Den Berghe

March 4, 2008

"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 whos 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
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 27, 2007

I will truly miss you and think of you often of the special times we had and influence you were to me in my career

your Cousin
Sam Cilurso
Capt Brooklawn Fire Dept

Capt Sam Cilurso

August 13, 2007

You have not been forgotten, even after 17 years. My thoughts are with your family today on this anniversary of you being called away. Thank you for your dedicated service to law enforcement. You are a true hero. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

March 5, 2007

To the family and friends of Officer Anthony James Cilurso, and most especially to Officer Cilurso himself:

On this the sixteenth anniversary week of your tragic death, please know that your memory is honored and revered. Rest in Peace, Officer Cilurso.

May his loved ones continue to be comforted and supported by your law enforcement family, and by other police survivors who share this painful journey with them.

In reading the memorial page, it is obvious he was a fighter to have sustained such terrible injuries and to have fought for his life so long and hard.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD eow 4/24/05

March 6, 2006

Thank you for your dedicated service to your community and your department. May the Lord bless you and keep you. May they never forget your faithful service to your community and department and the brave HERO that you were. To the family, friends and co-workers, our heartfelt prayers and sympathies are with you. May God be with you all during this very sorrowful time. Words will never compensate the loss you have suffered. We pray that He now gives you all strength in your time of need. May you find peace in the thought, that we as friends in law enforcement, take this time to lift you up in prayer.

For your act of unselfish bravery and courage Officer Cilurso, we salute you. Blessed are the peacemakers.

Denise & Erin Hunter, Widow and Daughter
Sgt. Gregory L. Hunter, Grand Prairie, TX Police Dept., EOW 6-18-04

March 5, 2006

Thank you for watching over Officer Hall when he had his accident a few weeks ago. With you and his vest on his side he came out of it just fine!

Houston County 911

October 22, 2005

Officer Cilurso, I never worked w/ you and was only 7 years old at the time of your accident. Now, though, I work everyday to keep your fellow officers safe as they protect and serve the city of Warner Robins. You'd be proud of the men and women of WRPD...they do an excellent job day in and day out. I only wish you were here to see it. Rest in Peace, Officer Cilurso.

A 911 Dispatcher


February 4, 2004

Hello darkness, my old friend,
I've come to talk with you again,
Because a vision softly creeping,
Left its seeds while I was sleeping,
And the vision that was planted in my brain
Still remains
Within the sound of silence.

In restless dreams I walked alone
Narrow streets of cobblestone,
'Neath the halo of a street lamp,
I turned my collar to the cold and damp
When my eyes were stabbed by the flash of
a neon light
That split the night
And touched the sound of silence.

And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more.
People talking without speaking,
People hearing without listening,
People writing songs that voices never share
And no one deared
Disturb the sound of silence.

"Fools" said I,"You do not know
Silence like a cancer grows.
Hear my words that I might teach you,
Take my arms that I might reach you."
But my words like silent raindrops fell,
And echoed
In the wells of silence

And the people bowed and prayed
To the neon god they made.
And the sign flashed out its warning,
In the words that it was forming.
And the signs said, The words of the prophets
are written on the subway walls
And tenement halls.
And whisper'd in the sounds of silence.

Im sorry I wasnt there to help you. Pray for Us.

Patrol Division
Warner Robins P.D.

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