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Police Officer Emmanuel Andre Wilson

Boston Housing Authority Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, September 26, 1992

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Reflections for Police Officer Emmanuel Andre Wilson

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 26, 2020

Sitting here brother thinking about you today today you would have been 56 yrs old with two wonderful children and three grandchildren what a legacy you have left behind not a day goes by that I don't think about you and the times that we had together I miss you brother and I love you

Anita Rosinvil

July 9, 2018

My name is Ezell Foster from East Chicago Ind, I went to school with Manny at Alabama State along with another friend George Williams. I had been trying to contact Manny for years I went to Montgomery a few months ago and to George’s house and spoke to his dad and told that George has passed away 2yrs ago and he also told me that Manny had passed away also. That rest of my trip was full of sadness. RIH my friend

Code Endorcement Officer for the city of
Friend from Alabama State

February 20, 2018

Dear MANNY JUST TO LET YOU KNOW YOU HAVE ANOTHER GRANDSON Emmanuel Wilson III our legacy continues think about you ,Benny and dad everyday gone but never forgotten

Your Big Sister Anita 10/25/17

Anita Rosinvil(Wilson)

October 25, 2017

Today marks the 24th years since your soul left for greener pastures and still, people leave reflections here. Continue your rest and watch over us.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 26, 2016

Manny-still think of you and talk about you to this day. Fond memories of you, and your hard work. You are not forgotten!-I wish that I was there for you that day, in my sector, however, I was off. Sending good thoughts and well wishes to your family!

Peggy DiBuduo Ronan
BPD (retired)

July 11, 2016

Always thinking of you my Brother gone but never forgotten

Anita Rosinvil

April 4, 2016

It's now 23 years and no one has forgotten you. Every reflection from those who knew you praise you. That speaks volumes about your character, as a man, as a cop, as a father and as a friend.

God Bless you and continue your much deserved eternal rest, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 26, 2015

I remember and became friends with Sgt. Wilson while working as a Boston School Police Officer. He actually arranged a going away celebration for me when I left school police for the Fall River Police Dept. I will always remember "Manny," he was a Good Man.

Warren Francis, Sergeant
Fall River Police Dept.

May 1, 2014

Manny, I've continued to do best I can. You were a good Sgt. when I was a school cop. A great colleague when I later joined the BHAPD. I'm now an MIT Cop. I'll never forget the lessons I learned from you. You believed in me when others didn't. I thank you for that Brother.

David Carrasco, Police Officer MIT PD
Former BHA Police Officer

March 29, 2014

I still vividly remember us dropping off your son at pre school in our unmarked cruiser only days before. It was so obvious how proud you were and how much you loved him.

I look at your picture hanging outside the squad room everyday and give pause as to what was lost. While many may live longer none can claim a greater sacrifice for their fellow man.

You will never be forgotten.

Sergeant Steve Bersani
Boston Housing Police

February 19, 2014

My Dear Brother Manny Happy New Year 2014
just missing you very much today, gone but not forgotten ,you live on in my heart love you forever, proud to have been your big sister . Anita

Anita Rosinvil

January 10, 2014

21 years ago today, you were taken from us. It use to sadden me to reflect on the memories of you. But I now rejoice in knowing my brother and I get to carry on your legacy. You were an amazing man of honor and I am proud to have called you my father. Manny and I will do everything we can to continue to make you proud of us! Love and miss you dad!!!

Your daughter forever
Jebria (

Jebria Rattliffe - Scott

September 26, 2013

Hello my Dear Brother Today is your birthday you know i never forget , i used to be sad but know when i think of you it is with love and pride to have had you for a brother , so i am having a toast for you today on your birthday gone but never will be forgotten . Love your big Sister Anita

anita rosinvil

July 9, 2013


I am in DC often and I still visit the Officer Memorial and make an etching of your name and place on the wall...20 years my friend...seems like only a moment ago we sat in that cruiser on that OT detail just talking about our children...I still remember.

Terry Lynn

December 2, 2012

dear Brother
it has been a long time since you have been gone but not one day has gone by that you r not in my thoughts,. When i look at your children i see you and how proud you would be of them. , when i look at my children and they do something that reminds me of you i smile. so many times i wish you were here in body to share a special moment with me , but i know you r in spirit I will always love you and carry you in my heart gone but not forgotten

Love your Big Sister Anita

Anita Rosinvil (Wilson)

September 30, 2011

My dear Brother

Every day i have a memory of you time did heal the pain of losing you.
But my love for you will last always, When i see your beautiful children i see you in them , you would be very proud of them as i am. When i see my own children hanging out together i remember You,Me and Benny as children all the good times we shared. Sometimes i wish for those days just to see you. I Will Always be proud to have been your Sister Gone but never forgotten

Love You Always Your Big Sister

Anita Rosinvil (Wilson)

September 27, 2011

I remember u still ; years have gone by and I still remember u ; we have a universal connection which keeps me link to u ; so i'm good just remembering u . love & peace your friend Robin

robin morgan
close friend

September 26, 2011

Wow! All these years later my dad is still remembered and thought about. He truly was an amazing man/father. I wish he was here to meet his grandson or to have given me away at my wedding. But his legacy lives on through me and my brother, and now his first grandchild. God bless all of you who have commented or will comment on my dad's page. We appreciate it and DAD.......YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!

Your daughter,

Jebria Nate' Rattliffe(Wilson)-Scott

November 15, 2010

Hey Manny,
It is hard to believe that 19 years ago today we were in our first day of "hell" at the 19 MPOC in Needham. You were one "highly dedicated, truly motivated recruit" Rest in peace, my friend, rest in peace.

PTLMN Kevin Harrington
Whitman Ma PD (formerly of HUPD)

October 21, 2010

Manny, you are not forgotten brother. You were a member of a small and elite group of cops and they still are.

Michael Giannetti
US Veterans Administration Police
Boston Division

Michael Giannetti
US Veterans Adminstration Police

July 19, 2009

You are not forgotten by the ones you love.


January 11, 2009

Can't believe that it has been 17 years since we started that Academy in Needham on October 21, 1991. It was a pleasure and an honor to have graduated with you. Thanks for the memories. Heaven is a safer place with you it, God Bless.

Kevin Harrington - Patrolman
Whitman, Ma Police

October 29, 2008



July 24, 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

February 18, 2008

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