Recently Fallen Hero


Sergeant William Brautigam

New York City (NY) Police Department
End of Watch: January 31, 2021

Sergeant William Brautigam succumbed to a cancer-related illness stemming from his search and recovery efforts following the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

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17 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. May Officer Brautigam be remembered for his heroism & bravery
    following the tragic events of Sept. 11th. And may his family and friends
    experience much comfort in the weeks and months ahead. What this
    officer did was so noble….that he and the others involved in that very
    difficult task…should not be forgotten ! With love, from Utah

  2. Rest in our Father’s Arms Sergeant Brautigam. Where you are no longer suffering. Thank you for your service.
    Sincere condolences to your family and brothers in blue.
    May the Lord comfort each one.

  3. Rest In Peace Sergeant.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, friends and coworkers.
    May God’s healing light shine upon all of you.

  4. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue, at the loss of Sgt. William Brautigam. His Service, and Ultimate Sacrifice will always be remembered.
    Rest in God’s arms now, Sgt. Brautigam. You are Home.

  5. Sergeant Brautigam your sacrifice and suffering will has been noticed by Heaven’s Angels and you will rest with God. You, Sergeant, are true hero.

  6. Prayers being offered for Sergeant William Brautigam, his family, and the members of the New York City Police Department. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Sergeant Brautigam.

  7. Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
    God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
    Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
    When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
    Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
    Thank you for your selfless service!
    Thank you for your guardian protection!

  8. My deepest condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of Sergeant William Brautigam. May he Rest-in-Peace and his memory be a blessing.

    New Jersey cares!

  9. Our sincere condolences to the family of Sergeant Brautigam. My prayers for all who surrounded him in love and laughter. R.I.P. Sergeant Brautigam, may perpetual light always shine upon you Sir🌟🙏Mother of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3-24-2019 In El Paso TX.💙🦋

  10. Sorry you had to live with an illness from your Brave service of 9/11 which we will never ever forget. Rest now among the heavens in peace. Thank you Hero Sergeant William Brautigam. Prays for your loved ones. Florida cares.

  11. The loses from 9/11 continue. Thank you Sergeant William Brautigam for your Service and what you did on that dark day.
    My condolences go to your Family and Blue Family.
    Rest my Brother.

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