Michael Andrew BoehmUnited States Department of the Interior - United States Park Police, U.S. Government
End of Watch: Friday, December 16, 2011
Reflections for Sergeant Michael Andrew Boehm
Rest in peace.
Sgt. Jim Russo
December 22, 2016
The proud men and women of the United States Park Police will never forget the ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Michael Boehm and his surviving family. The selfless actions of our Fallen Heroes are the foundation of our core values (Integrity ~ Honor ~ Service). During Police Week, each year, we re-affirm and re-dedicate our commitment by honoring your service, your memory, and your sacrifice.
Chief of Police Rob MacLean
United States Park Police
May 6, 2016
Always smiling, always positive. You are a great Officer Mike. Thank you for your service ! Continued prayers for your family.
Lieutenant John Harasek (retired)
December 16, 2015
I worked with Mike on and off since he joined the force, until I retired. He was always a joyful person to be around. He was positive and helpful. I am a better person for knowing him. God bless and keep you Mike.
(Retired) Sgt. Paul Mitchell
November 21, 2015
A Hero now in Heaven, Always remembered and Never forgotten.
Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
December 16, 2014
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. May you rest in peace and may the lord give peace and strength to your family and to your associates in the law enforcement community.
Roger A. Gross
Captain, U S Park Police, Retired
April 18, 2014
You are missed Brother! I echo Bob Freeman when I say "You, Mike, were one of the best." And you know I don't echo Bob much!!
U.S. Park Police
December 17, 2013
Mike, thinking of you today on the anniversary of your EOW - I miss your smile, great humor about life, and the job- I'm wishing your family strength and sending them prayers always. I know you are watching them, and guarding us every day- Hoot
Sgt Scott Huther
United States Park Police
December 16, 2013
I remember Mike from basic training. He was a fine young man. God rest his soul and comfort his family.
Sp D Armstrong
U S Army
October 28, 2013
Mike, just got back from 7 years overseas, was hoping to catch up with you. Very sad to hear this news. Though i never met them, iill keep your wife and son in my thoughts tonight. Hope you are watching from above. It was great being your friend.
August 11, 2013
Sure do miss you. I was working in Communications when your incident occurred. You were my first line supervisor more than once.
Lieutenant R. M. Thomas Jr.
April 11, 2013
I was thinking of you today...
For no reason other than you were my friend.
Bless you and your family.
You made me a better person simply by being my friend.
February 18, 2013
One year ago.
It seems like yesterday and also forever. I will be thinking about you, your wife, and your son.
I will reflect on our friendship and your love of your family.
Rest in peace my friend; we are taking care of your family.
December 16, 2012
Thought of you a lot today at the funeral of PG Officer Morris. Show him the ropes, ok!!
United States Park Police
August 28, 2012
I can not tell you how I still miss the sound of "ID 892" in the early morning hours. I am getting ready to ride next week for the Police Unity Tour in your honor. I know, like the day I rode for your funeral mass, you will be with all of us- watching over and protecting us along the way- just like you alway did on the street. I am saddened that we never had the oppertunity to make this ride together. It is and will be an honor to present your family with bracelets I ride with.
Officer LM Weisbaum
United States Park Police
May 4, 2012
I will be riding with your Police Unity Tour bracelet this year in the Unity 2012 ride. I will reflect on your service throughout the ride.
Thank you for your service in the Army and with the US Park Police.
April 11, 2012
Thank you for your service Sir, RIP
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
February 24, 2012
Mike, I just learned that your brother lives within our Chapter and so I just hung up from a nice phone call with him. Please know that you, your family including your brother and sister in law, and co workers are in our thoughts and prayers.
Gates Police Victim Assistance/President Genesee Valley Concerns of Police Survivors
Gates Police Victim Assistance/President GV C.O.P.S.
February 15, 2012
I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiance Dennis. Every time I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the officer they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Sergeant Boehm. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. (The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. I can also be found on Face Book.) You will be in my thoughts.
From reading the reflections left for Micheal he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Michael's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Michael's life was about so much more than the way he died. Michael will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.
Sergeant Boehm, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiance Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been nine years and he's still very much missed and forever loved.
Wishing you brighter and better days,
Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)
February 3, 2012
The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Sergeant Michael Andrew Boehm and the United States Park Police during this time. Thank you, Officer Boehm, for your service.
National Police Wives Association
January 13, 2012
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as LEO but also when you served in the U.S. Army as well. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. After reading all the reflections left for you from your fellow officers all I can say is that I wish that I had the opportunity and privilege to have worked with you. I remember attending the Border Patrol Academy at FLETC Glynco back in '96 and saw how your officers conducted themselves with pride and professionalism. Your's was the only other Agency besides the Patrol that had formations, uniform inspections, marched and did real PT there.
United States Border Patrol
January 11, 2012
Thank you for your dedicated service, you will never be forgotten
Family of LEO
January 6, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in Peace.
Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office
January 2, 2012
Rest in Peace Mike. I'm always puzzled why the most noble always leave us the soonest. You were a good classmate and faithful friend while I knew you out here at the SFFO. I carry good memories in the bank. May God Bless your family with the wisdom and patience of your example.
Fair winds and following seas to you Michael Boehm.
K9 Officer Patrick C. Smith
U.S. Park Police SFFO/U.S. Navy
December 31, 2011
"Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free!
I follow the plan God laid for me.
I saw His face, I heard His call,
I took His hand and left it all...
I could not stay another day,
To love, to laugh, to work or play;
Tasks left undone must stay that way.
And if my parting has left a void,
Then fill it with remembered joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss...
Ah yes, these things I, too, shall miss.
My life's been full, I've savored much:
Good times, good friends, a loved-one's touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief—
Don't shorten yours with undue grief.
Be not burdened with tears of sorrow,
Enjoy the sunshine of the morrow."
~An Irish Blessing
Rest in peace Sergeant Boehm. We have the watch.
US LE Park Ranger Elizabeth Blair
National Park Service, Jefferson NEM
December 30, 2011
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