Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Michael Thomas Hartzell

Youngstown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, April 29, 2003

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Reflections for Patrolman Michael Thomas Hartzell

10 years...hard to believe....gone but nver forgotten.....

Deputy Sheriff

April 29, 2013

Thank you for your service Patrolman Hartzell. Rest peacefully.

Lori Davis

April 28, 2013

Miss you terribly.

Aunt Sharyn

April 25, 2013

Thinking of you as we approach the 10 year anniversary of your passing Brother. RIP.

Officer William A Mays Jr
Youngstown State University Police Department

March 27, 2013

Officer Hartzell we miss you, and will never forget you. Everyone wanted to honor you by placing a plaque with your picture in roll call. RIP

Sgt Zaida Miranda
Youngstown Police Department

October 3, 2012

Never forgotten, your brother in blue.

Sgt. Michael Slocum
Painesville City Police/YSU Police Academy

September 26, 2012

Happy 36th Birthday!!


September 24, 2012

Always in our hearts....never forgotten.

Mahoning County Sheriff

April 29, 2012

Miss you so much. You were one of the best people I ever knew.

Nicole Scardina Tieche

April 29, 2012

We are soon approaching the 9th anniversary of your passing Brother. I know youre looking down on us, protecting us. We shall never forget.

Officer William A Mays Jr
Youngstown State University Police Department

April 12, 2012

Happy Birthday Mike....I know you are still walking the beat in Heaven.


October 3, 2011

Happy 35th Birthday in Heaven. Miss you.

Nicole, Robbie, & Anna

September 24, 2011

I was getting ready to start the academy at YSU when this happened. I will never forget the countless hours my fellow friends in Law Enforcement worked that day trying to find the person who did this. Officer Hartzell will always be missed and I will never forget him.

Investigator Joseph Vrona
Inspector General's Office, State of Nevada

September 15, 2011

So missed.


April 29, 2011

Miss you


April 29, 2011

We miss your infectious laugh and sparkling smile!! Hurts today as much as it did 8 years ago. So many things have changed... yet some things have stayed the same! No one wants to leave the kids table!! We know you are always with us at that table. Thank you for continuing to be the twins Guardian Angel. When we are at the house they kiss your picture and talk to you as if they have always known you... I know you have been with them all along!! That is why the lil man has survived! i love and miss you. may the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your face... and until we see you again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand xoxoxox


April 28, 2011

Hey Mike-

Ohio lost another one today way too young. It made me think back to the day my Mom called to let me know you were gone, but this time it was me calling her. It just makes me so sad. I think of you often and of course your Mom...My favorite "Angelica." As I watched the press conference today, it made me cry for not only Officer Dunn and his family, but for you all over again. I think about your Funeral often and how hard it was to see your immediate family and your brothers and sisters in blue mourn for you. Thanks again for entering into the most thankless job there is.

1/2 Unit

March 19, 2011

So I saw your car yesterday, and I read a story to my son about Patrolman Michael. He will know you, I promise (and sometimes it seems that he already does). So much has changed and I owe you a big thank you... for the faith. Please give Gram a dance or two;)


March 5, 2011

Happy 34th Birthday, Mike! We miss you!

Rob, Nicole, Robbie & Anna

September 24, 2010

We miss you. 7 years doesn't seem right. We can remember your voice and laugh so clearly, like we just heard them yesterday.

Rob & Nicole

April 29, 2010

7 years ago our lives changed- I never stop thinking of you Mike! You are a true hero- Miss you so much Mikey!


April 29, 2010

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

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

April 29, 2010

Rest in peace brother, 7 Years and not forgotten.

Const. Russ Baron #26
Sharon Township Police (Former MCSO)

April 29, 2010

Thinking of you....D/S YPD


April 28, 2010

Brother... thinking about you as we approach the 7 yr mark. Never forgotten. RIP!

Officer William A Mays Jr #209
Youngstown State University Police

April 24, 2010

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