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Police Officer Michael Hance | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York

Police Officer

Michael Hance

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, March 12, 2017
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Reflections for Police Officer Michael Hance


This is the kind of story that just makes you sit back, and jyust say Wow, For unknown reasons, Life just Isn't Fair, RIP Officer Michael Hance .......

Fred Ryder
April 13, 2017

Forgive but Never Ever Forget the hero's who ran to the sounds of chaos Let us hunt down and destroy all those who threaten us!

Retired Correctional Officer Ted Carr
April 7, 2017

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over six years. I pray that Michael's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011
April 1, 2017

Rest In Peace brother

Detective JUAN TORO
New York City Police Department
March 31, 2017

You made me laugh and smile at your fun spirit even though I didn't know you personally. I'm sure we crossed paths since we were together on
9-11. I was much like you in that I loved to have fun and enjoy life with the people of NYC. Sorry you were taken from us so soon. May God look over you and your family.

Sgt Therese Garafalo
March 29, 2017

Dear Family, Friends, Department, Community, & Country ...
My Family sends Tearful condolences ...
May The Great Spirit Father of all Creation be near you with His Love & Comfort ...
May The Hope of His Son Shine in your Hearts as we All continue to walk Michael's Path & Serve His Memory well...
Thank you Michael & your Fellow Officers for your Brave & Unselfish Service ...
RIP Michael , Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan PSY & LE GRAD.
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, Sisseton ,SD
March 27, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my brother. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department
March 26, 2017

Rest in peace, Officer Hance. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement
March 24, 2017

Thank you for your service, Rest In Peace and protect from above.

Assistant Chief, BSUPD MA Matthew T. Rus
Bridgewater State University Police Department
March 23, 2017

Thank you for your service. You gave of yourself when others needed you. May God give comfort to your family at this time!

Civilian, RuthAnn Pratt Cross
March 23, 2017

A portion of a letter written by President Abraham Lincoln, printed in the Boston Evening Transcript on November 25, 1864.

“I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save.
I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.
Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,
Abraham Lincoln”

Police Officer M. Reuss
Eagan Police Department MN
March 23, 2017

Rest in peace my brother. Those who are still here salute you, and one day will meet up with you. Watch over your family and the N.Y.P.D. from a better place, and thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)
March 23, 2017

My prayers Sir.

State Trooper D Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol
March 22, 2017

Rest in peace brother! God bless! God speed! Thank you for your service!

March 21, 2017

Rest in peace Brother! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.

March 21, 2017

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo Ret.
Nassau County PD, NY
March 21, 2017

My prayers for Officer Hans's family! Thank you for your service sir! May you Rest In Peace!

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office
March 21, 2017

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Hance. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at New York Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service
March 21, 2017

Rest in Peace

1st Lt. Stephen A. Joy#980 (Retired)
Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland
March 21, 2017

Sorry to read about your loss. Your loved one was a true hero and suffered the ultimate sacrifice for that. May you Rest in peace Brother in Blue and let us as your Brothers and Sisters in Blue take it from here.

Res.Sgt Rudy Jones
March 20, 2017

We are again deeply saddened by the loss of another brother resulting from the search and rescue efforts proceeding the 9/11 attacks on our country. Officer Michael Hance's actions were both courageous and heroic. Our thoughts and prayers are with officer Hance's co-workers, family and friends.

Session 62
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Academy
March 20, 2017

Thank you for your many years of faithful service to your city, state and nation. Your outstanding contributions will not be forgotten.

James Lopey, Asst. Sheriff (RET)
Washoe County Sheriff's Office (Reno) and Nevada DPS
March 20, 2017

My condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of Officer Hance. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief Deputy Steve Bennett
Iowa County (WI) Sheriff's Office
March 20, 2017

To the family of Police Officer Michael Hance, friends, Commissioner James P. O'Neill and the New York City Police Department.
You are lifted up in thought and prayers. My God comfort, hold you close and give you peace now and always. Thank you for your service. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Hospital Police, NC
March 20, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department
March 20, 2017


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