On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 family, friends and co-workers gathered at Oak Hill Cemetery to remember and honor fallen Officer Arnulfo Crispin. The date marked the one year anniversary of his death at the age of 25.
"There hasn't been a day when anything has been the same"
- Sister, Brenda Crispin
"It was his dream. I remember the day that he called me and he says, 'I want to go with you to church and I want you to pray and ask the pastor to pray that my application gets approved at Lakeland Police Department"
- Brother, Frankie Crispin
"We as a squad and Lakeland Police, we remind each other everyday. We wear this uniform, we are sworn to protect the city and Arnie's watching over us and that's what makes us stronger everyday."
- Officer Carlos Cortes.