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Police Officer Patrick Lee Metzler

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 23, 2002

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Reflections for Police Officer Patrick Lee Metzler

I miss you more than words can ever say. You were such an incredible human being and friend. You are missed my friend, my brother!!

Chris Callahan
Friend

July 1, 2021

Miss you! You will never be forgotten. You touched so many people.

Still smile reflecting on our times in Ramstein, visiting you and Dave at Slippery Rock University, hanging out in Dallas, and you visiting Heidelberg when I lived there.

Good times.

Phillip Doss
Friend

April 20, 2021

Never forgotten!

Lee Cracknell
US Marine Corps

October 12, 2020

It’s been a few years since I’ve been here. Today was very hard for me . It’s been 18 years since you were called home. As I right this to you , I know your with Chris now. My son died last 8/30/2019 in a motorcycle accident and I’m going through a very painful rough time it’s been 9 months and I know his with you. Before he died he brought you up in our conversation he was telling me to find love again the kind of love you gave me. Then a few days later he was called home to be with the angels . I miss you both so much. It still feels so unreal. Please watch over Chris and thank you for loving us till the end. Chris loved you so much as I do. I miss you laugh smile your warm hugs and the way you played w Chris your bond together now your both in heaven till we reunite.

Cristina

May 20, 2020

Thinking of you and that horrific night. I know that you are in the arms of our Lord and savior and that you and so many of our other friends continue to protect us from above.

Detective Marcie St. John
Dallas Police Department

October 23, 2019

Hey, brother! Just remembering that time in Las Vegas where you won big and had everything compt. Saw you put a $100 bill in a machine and you won $1000 and that was on top of your winnings. Awesome time. You’re never forgotten. Thought I’d just reflect one of the good times.

Dallas Police Detective (Retired), Shiel
Dallas Police Department, Dallas, Texas

October 8, 2019

I knew Pat back in the late 90’s when he was a customer of mine at Classic BMW in Richardson. It still to this day saddens me that such a great man was taken away from his loved ones. I’m not family or anything but I will always remember Pat because he was such a genuinely nice guy. Rest In Peace Pat.

David Rosenberg
Friend

August 22, 2018

Thinking about you today and missing you. I love you and can't bemibe so many years have gone by since your passing. Feels like yesterday.

Always

Mrs.
As close as it gets

July 22, 2017

Christmas has one and gone. I still miss you and our conversations... wish you were here. Keep watching over me .. love and miss you. Merry Christmas.

Love

December 29, 2016

Rick, you're still not forgotten. Happy trails, my friend.

LtCol Lee Cracknell
US Marine Corps

December 8, 2016

Rick, today I got to thinking about good times we all had at McClellan AFB back in the mid 80s, so I felt I had to write a note to you. I'm happy to see that you're still getting active reflections; you've obviously had an impact on many of our lives. Thanks for keeping watch over us, my friend.

LtCol Lee Cracknell
US Marine Corps

December 8, 2015

Patrick,
I've been thinking about you a lot lately. So many fond and heartwarming memories....picking up a late night pizza from Patrizio's, driving back, jamming to NKOTB, our black BMWs parked next to each other, watching movies and hanging out. You are truly missed. You've left huge prints on my heart. I'm sure everyday is a celebration up there but Happy Birthday friend.
Love,
Michelle

Michelle Sipila
Friend

September 13, 2015

So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people. Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.

Always give a word or a sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, even a stranger, when in a lonely place. Show respect to all people and grovel to none.

When you arise in the morning give thanks for the food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason for giving thanks, the fault lies only in yourself. Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision.

When it comes your time to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with the fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song and die like a hero going home.

For my Brother......11 years seems like yesterday.

Sgt. Phil Metzler
Loveland Police Department, CO

October 24, 2013

Heroes live forever, Officer Metzler, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Dallas and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

October 23, 2013

Hey there Angel,
It's been a while since I've wrote on here. I keep telling Chris to check your page but it is still very difficult for him. He turned 18 last year and yes he graduated n now driving :-( scary ! YOU would be so proud of him babe. Well i came across a photo of you while you were in Germany n i started crying like a big old baby.. I miss you so much n love u so much . I remember our last words before you let me sleep after our call. I believe Robert was getting you food you said see u soon babe love you. I hear overtime and it feels so real. Metzler i love u always never u or I always US n We. I still remember babe! Muah my Angel.

Cristina
You Heart n mine.

February 13, 2013

Hey there Angel,
It's been a while since I've wrote on here. I keep telling Chris to check your page but it is still very difficult for him. He turned 18 last year and yes he graduated n now driving :-( scary ! YOU would be so proud of him babe. Well i came across a photo of you while you were in Germany n i started crying like a big old baby.. I miss you so much n love u so much . I remember our last words before you let me sleep after our call. I believe Robert was getting you food you said see u soon babe love you. I hear overtime and it feels so real. Metzler i love u always never u or I always US n We. I still remember babe! Muah my Angel.

Cristina
You Heart n mine.

February 12, 2013

Hey there Angel,
It's been a while since I've wrote on here. I keep telling Chris to check your page but it is still very difficult for him. He turned 18 last year and yes he graduated n now driving :-( scary ! YOU would be so proud of him babe. Well i came across a photo of you while you were in Germany n i started crying like a big old baby.. I miss you so much n love u so much . I remember our last words before you let me sleep after our call. I believe Robert was getting you food you said see u soon babe love you. I hear overtime and it feels so real. Metzler i love u always never u or I always US n We. I still remember babe! Muah my Angel.

Cristina
You Heart n mine.

February 11, 2013

Hey there Angel,
It's been a while since I've wrote on here. I keep telling Chris to check your page but it is still very difficult for him. He turned 18 last year and yes he graduated n now driving :-( scary ! YOU would be so proud of him babe. Well i came across a photo of you while you were in Germany n i started crying like a big old baby.. I miss you so much n love u so much . I remember our last words before you let me sleep after our call. I believe Robert was getting you food you said see u soon babe love you. I hear overtime and it feels so real. Metzler i love u always never u or I always US n We. I still remember babe! Muah my Angel.

Cristina
You Heart n mine.

February 10, 2013

Hello Pat! I would never forget our lunch dates and our late conversations…. I miss you so much it’s been 10 yrs WOW! 10 yrs! so much has happen and I know you know it’s been crazy for me! Pat I just want to apologize for not picking up your phone call that night 2 ½ hours before your accident, it’s so hard for me up until this day. I always think and say what was Pat going to tell me that night. I am sorry Pat wish I can go back but I can’t. I got a call Wed night about your accident I cried so much! I emailed you that Tuesday morning and called you but you did not answer. But hey all I know is that you are watching over me and smiling every time I hear Again by Lenny Kravitz that’s the song you dedicated, you even bought me the CD…lol… I been keeping up with this blogs and dedicated today will be the day I write something to my Pat… I miss you and know we will see each other one day your gone but not forgotten! Miss ya love ya!

Lisa Cruz
Friend

November 15, 2012

RIP Officer Metzler, you will never be forgotten always think of you your watching over me! :)

Lisa
Friend

November 15, 2012

Rest in peace, Officer Metzler. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Dallas and the great State of Texas are not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

October 23, 2012

Today is the hardiest day every year since you have gone. I feel like i am mourning all day long again. I keep telling myself this will get easier as the years goes but it does not.Everyday is a battling field especially when I still hold you so dearly. I just wanted to say that I miss you so much and miss the love you have shown me and how it should be. The love you have given me will always be in my heart. I miss you my bestfriend who never judges me and listen to me and who tells me everything will be ok.The one who loves me unconditionally. I know you are my angel watching over Chris and I and your family and friends. I pray every day to GOD that one day will see each other in another lifetime. Remember you are love and missed.

Cristina

Cristina
My partner and my best friend

October 23, 2011

Happy Birthday Rick! I miss you!

Lisa

September 13, 2011

Good morning, I just wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas. Every time around this year Xmas will always remind me of how much I was truly loved by you. You gave me a total of 12 gifts till Xmas day on our first Xmas together, the best gift you ever gave me was the love you thought me and how you change my life for the better. You gave me much more than material things. I miss and love you always and I know we will see each other again. Please say hello to everyone for me up there. I pray each night and I know you are my angel. I miss our talks and much more.

Cristina

Cristina Stevens
The one who has his heart

December 25, 2010

I just wanted to say hello and let you know I prayed for you every night before I go to sleep. The other day I had a talk to Pastor Leah and told her how I felt. I had not spoken to anyone about how I really felt about the accident. I felt good telling her because for the longest I blamed GOD, but I have asked GOD for forgiveness, I have accept him in my heart and life.It feels so good to have GOD in my life. That day I felt like you were there with me. Baby you always told me you would always protect me from any harm and you once told me that no matter where you were I will feel your love and I believe that still. I remember the time you took me to meet your parents I was so nervous and you held me and told me it's ok because they would love me because you love me and I made you happy. I hold on those words baby. I carry with me what you have thought me and what helped us is to have faith and communicate and pray and that is what I have been doing. Even though it has been 8 years in my heart your very much alive in my heart and your family and friends. I love you always my big Teddy Bear. Mahal baby!

Cristina Stevens
My heart!

December 8, 2010

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