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Police Officer Randy John Schipani

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, May 8, 1992

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Reflections for Police Officer Randy John Schipani

Light may fade, but the love for my brother Randy remains eternal. Paying tribute and cherishing the moments shared as I mark his 32-years of his anniversary. You were not just my sibling; you were my confidant, my ally, and my forever friend. With every passing day, my admiration for the incredible person you were only deepened. In your presence, I found solace, laughter, and an unwavering sense of belonging. So let the world witness the beauty of our sibling love, for it is a treasure unmatched and a bond that transcends time. R.I.P my handsome Big Brother, I love you & until we meet again!

Brenda Rohena

May 8, 2024

was speechless when I saw this post. Randy and I went to school together starting in elementary school all the way through high school.
My thoughts are with his family.
Dave Henry
Lindenhurst NY

School friends

April 30, 2024

Hi Randy,

It's been 31 years since your passing. I didn't know you well; however, we spoke briefly in passing more than once and we worked a few extra jobs together. I know you were a good dude and an exceptional police officer. Every-time I drive by University Ave; I think of you. Rest in Peace. You will always be on patrol where ever there are police officers.

Darrion L. Eshmon
Former APD

September 7, 2023

Never forget

SSA Steve Kosch Retired

May 8, 2022

Never forget.

SSA Steve Kosch Retired

May 8, 2021

I think of him often. We met when I was in College in the early 80’s. He was a kind soul , his father was a hoot !
He was my first friend who ever got killed .
He lived life , his wife and beat all odds to get where he was on that fatal day .
He left his mark on all of us .

Tracey A Starace

August 21, 2020

Will never forget.

Steve Kosch, ATF Special Agent (retired)
APD Zone 3 patrol officer. Worked same watch as Randy.

June 28, 2020

Loved, missed, remembered always.

The Wood Family

May 31, 2020

Randy’s death still shakes me.

T. D. Barge, former Lt.
East Point P. D.

May 8, 2019

I teach a class at the Birmingham Police Academy and always tell them about Randy because I want them to know how important their profession is and the they should cherish every moment. Like Buddy said, Randy was the life of our law School class and that he was loved by all of us. I hope that by mentioning him I am keeping his spirit alive. He is missed.

Michael M. Fliegel
city of Birmingham/Law School classmate

October 15, 2017

I was thinking of Randy this morning, while reminiscing. Randy and I attended Law School together along with others that have left reflections. His infectious smile, brogue and love of life gave us all encouragement as we tackled the academic obstacles we faced. With stellar prose, he was able to almost verbatim recite everything professors were throwing at us. Many a study group, and many a meal were shared. His dream was achieved by becoming an Atlanta Police officer, and though taken too soon, he will not be forgotten

Buddy Macon
Department of Navy

January 23, 2017


Its been 24 years today. I cant believe time has past so fast. I still hear your voice yelling at the prisoner that stole Sgt. Landress purse in the had us all cracking up. Thank you for the memories. With only a few months on, your death opened my eyes to the violent world we live in and kept my head on a swivel the last 24 years. Thank you for your service. RIP Warrior!

Lieutenant Terry Joyner
Atlanta Police

May 8, 2016

I just came across this site and wanted to let everyone know what an amazing man Randy was. He made sure I was safe from an abusive ex husband, and for that I am eternally grateful. The world needs more men like you.

kimberly strickland aka "hamma head"

April 11, 2016


God Bless You


SSgt george gonzalez

May 9, 2015

I was on the police force outside of Philadelphia when Randy was shot. One of the Officers showed me a news headline that said Officer Schipani shot and killed. That really struck home. I do not know how and if we are related, but I can tell you I prayed for him and his family! He sounds like he was a good man.

Christopher N. Schipani
Universal Orlando Security Department

May 8, 2015

I miss you Randy. We were in the same study group all those years in law school. You and Jack, me and Gary. You would cook up your fantastic Italian sausage in olive oil and onions. You taught me how to cook in that special style and it has stayed with me to this day. You were the spark plug that brought sunshine to all who you graced with your presence. You and Gary have gone on to the great beyond and Jack and I have plans to reunite on this earth soon. Jack and I were just talking about you recently. We miss you Buddy and will see you again in Heaven.

Law School Friend
Rush Hospital Therapist

October 11, 2014


I didn't know you well however, we worked a few extra jobs together. I wish had taken the time to get to know you better. Thanks for the friendly conversation Rest in Peace.


December 24, 2013

Schipani I will never forget you or this day I was back home (NY) burying my sister on the very day that you were taken from us.Your smile will forever shine. Never forgotten your sister in Blue and hommie

Retired Police Officer
Atlanta Police Department

May 8, 2013

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Detective Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

March 24, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 20th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 8, 2012

He was mt best friend. It's been 20 years. I still miss him. Randy was the brother I never had, not a day goes by that Idont thik f him.

Jack Daniel

April 1, 2012

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

Officer 11169

February 17, 2012

Randy was friends with my family long before he became an officer. His wife has re-married and is still in contact with my mother. If you need to get something to her, please let me know.


US Army

September 28, 2011

I was friends with Randy and lived on his beat. He used to stop by our house especially on Christmas if he was working. Since I retired I've been going through old photos and came across one that was taken of Randy at our house not long before he was killed. I would like to get this photo to his family. If anyone can put me in touch with them I would appreciate it.

Retired Lieutenant Trudy N. Boyce
Atlanta Police Department

July 25, 2011

It's hard to believe that eighteen years have past. I still miss my partner who backed me up from beat 301.

SA Steve Kosch

May 13, 2010

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