Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Master Sergeant Michael Anthony Andrews

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, November 11, 2002

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Reflections for Master Sergeant Michael Anthony Andrews

M/Sgt. Andrews,
On today, the 16th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Mississippi. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 11, 2018

Rest in Peace Mike, I miss you and think of you often. God Bless You and your Family!

Chief Brandon Bright
Tylertown Police Department

January 24, 2017

Officer Andrews your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and The Great State of Mississippi! Continue to Rest in Peace.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

November 11, 2015

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 10, 2014

I just found this page, nearly seven years since the passing of my step-father, Master Sergeant Michael Andrews. I want you all to know how much your kind words are appreciated, even so many years after they were written. The death of my stepfather is still a fresh wound that never quite seems to heal, but the kindness and support that my family and I have recieved over the years has been so very much appreciated.
God bless you all!


August 24, 2009

You have not been forgotten. Thinking of you on this day. Continue to watch over your loved ones and those still out on patrol.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

November 11, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this sixth anniversary of your EOW. Continue to keep watch over them and those still out on patrol, You will never be forgotten

James Sheppard
Father of Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

November 11, 2008

The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 4, 2007

You have not been forgotten. My thoughts are with all of your loved ones on this 5th anniversary of your EOW. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones.

Bob Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

November 11, 2007

On the five year anniversary of your passing, you are remembered and a special prayer goes out to your family.

Craig Figgins
Brother - SGT Dan Figgins St Charles, IL EOW 4/9/05

November 11, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Manchester, NH

November 5, 2007

To Master Sgt. Andews and his family:

On this third anniversary of your death, I honor your distinquished service to your country. You are not forgotten. Rest in Peace, Master Sgt. Andrews.

Phyllis Loya, mother of Larry Lasater,
Pittsburg PD eow 4/24/05

November 11, 2005

Rest easy brother. You are a hero that will never be forgotten. Thank you for your service and may God hold those that you once did. I pray that your children know that their daddy is a hero.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

November 11, 2003

Connecticut Conservation Officers Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Master Sergeant Andrews. We will never forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the unique field of Conservation Law Enforcement.

Conservation Officer Ryan Healy
CT, Dept. Of Environmental Protection

My thoughts and prayers are with Master Sergeant Andrews' wife, children, family, friends and co-workers. You are not alone in your pain and grief. Psalm 55:22

Denise Nichols - surviving spouse
Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002

I would like to send my condolences to Master Sergeant Micheal Andrews family,friends and to the Mississippi Department of wildlife,fisheries and parks.

Robert Wigton # 9516
San Antonio Park Police

patrolmam robert wigton
san antonio park police

My deepest condolences to the Andrews family, friends, and fellow officers. May God rest his soul, and reward him, for he paid the ultimate sacrifice in his duty to protect the wonderful natural, and cultural resorces of his state. Another brother lost,another brother has earned his wings, keep an eye out for us now big guy, some day we'll all be together.

Officer Doug cruz
Florida Park Patrol

I am sorry that you died. I will be praying for your family as they try and understand.

Be at peace brother.

Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources

May you rest in peace Master Sergeant Andrews. God bless those left behind. Gone but never forgotten.

S. Yates
concerned citizen

May GOD bless your family and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and give them the peace and comfort that only he can give. Rest in peace MSG. Andrews.... you are a true American HERO.

Recruit Don Reichhardt
60th Basic Police Academy
Crater Criminal Justice Academy

Officer Don Reichhardt
Virginia State University Police Department

Rest in peace my brother Game Warden.

Game Warden Ray Spears
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

To Master Sgt. Andrews family and friends our hearts and prayers go out to you.

God Bless you.

Terry Miyares, surviving spouse
Officer Emilio F. Miyares, Hialeah PD, FL, EOW 11/6/86

To Master Sergeant Michael Andrews family and friends. My heart and prayers are with you. May God bless you and May your love one rest in peace.

Donna Jones
Mother Of Fallen Officer Ron Jones
PPD,Prentiss Ms.
EOW 12/26/01



THE POLICEMAN SQUARED his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain’t. Because those of us who carry badges can’t always be a Saint. I’ve had to work most Sundays, and at times my talk was rough, and sometimes I’ve been violent because the streets are awfully tough. But I never took a penny that wasn’t mine to keep, though I worked a lot of overtime when the bills just got to steep. And I never passed a cry for help, though times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I’ve wept many unmanly tears. I know I don’t deserve a place among the people here, they never wanted me around except to calm their fear. If you’ve a place for me Lord, it needn’t be so grand. I never expected or had too much, but if you don’t, I’ll understand."

There was silence all around the throne where the Saints had often trod. As the policeman waited quietly, for the judgement of his God. "Step forward now, policeman, you’ve borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on Heaven’s streets, you’ve done your time in hell."

Author Unknown

Rest in peace brother

Rusty Redican

For those who pledge to uphold it, freedom requires a price the protected will never know.


Lee Guzinski
Montgomery Co. MD

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