By | December 29, 2023

Title: Remembering the Legacy of Ret PO Wilfred Brain: A Dedicated Servant to the Community


In a heartfelt announcement, the Ramapo Police Department expressed their deep sorrow over the passing of Ret PO Wilfred Brain. Serving the community from April 1966 to August 1986, Brain’s dedication and commitment to his duty left an indelible mark on the Rockland County Law Enforcement Community. While the cause of his death remains unknown, his legacy and contributions to society will forever be remembered.

Biography and Legacy

Ret PO Wilfred Brain dedicated two decades of his life to serving the Ramapo community through his role in law enforcement. Joining the Ramapo Police Department in April 1966, he quickly established himself as a respected and valuable member of the force. Throughout his career, Brain worked tirelessly to protect and serve the people of Rockland County, ensuring their safety and well-being.

Described as a compassionate and dedicated officer, Brain went above and beyond the call of duty. He earned the admiration and respect of his colleagues and superiors for his unwavering commitment to public service. Brain’s contributions to the Rockland County Law Enforcement Community were invaluable, and his impact on the lives of those he served will not be forgotten.

During his time as a police officer, Brain played a crucial role in maintaining law and order in Ramapo. His professionalism, integrity, and dedication served as an inspiration to his fellow officers, fostering a sense of unity and teamwork within the department. Brain’s commitment to the community extended beyond his official duties, as he actively participated in various community outreach programs, forging strong bonds with the residents he served.

Throughout his career, Brain encountered numerous challenges and faced dangerous situations. However, his unwavering courage and calm demeanor allowed him to navigate through difficult circumstances with grace and resilience. He was a trusted and dependable officer who always put the well-being of others first.

Brain’s retirement in August 1986 marked the end of an era for the Ramapo Police Department. His departure left a void that was difficult to fill, as his experience and expertise were irreplaceable. Even after leaving the force, Brain continued to be an advocate for law enforcement, consistently supporting and encouraging young officers to uphold the values he cherished.


The passing of Ret PO Wilfred Brain has left a profound impact on the Rockland County Law Enforcement Community. His dedication, professionalism, and commitment to public service will forever be remembered. While the cause of his death remains unknown, it is important to focus on celebrating his life and honoring the legacy he leaves behind.

Ret PO Wilfred Brain will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. His contributions to the Ramapo community and the law enforcement profession will be cherished for generations to come. As we bid farewell to a remarkable officer, let us remember his selfless service and the positive impact he had on the lives of so many. May Ret PO Wilfred Brain rest in eternal peace..


@Ramapo_PD said We mourn the passing of Ret PO Wilfred Brain. He served from April 1966 to Aug 1986. He is remembered for his dedicated service to our community. He was respected in the Rockland County Law Enforcement Community & will be missed by all who knew him. May he rest in peace.

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