Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael Anthony Fitzgerald

Moore County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 8, 2003

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Reflections for Sergeant Michael Anthony Fitzgerald

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Fitzgerald. I didnt know you but I know that those that did will honor you in the next year at the Washington Memorial in DC when they do I plan to attend your honoring and for all of those fine men and wqomen that have given the ultimate sacrifice that any one can give their community. May you continue your watch from the streets of Heaven. God Bless and Rest in Peace!!!!!!!!!!

tonya stephenson
private citizen, pennsylvania

We are truly saddened at Mike's loss.
We all recall you gave your best.
You did your job, now you can rest.
Your comrades now can cover your post
as you take your place with the Heavenly Host.

God Bless Our Fallen Brothers & Sisters.
Our prayers will be with you, your family, and co-workers!

Ptlm. P.K. Harding
Binghamton (NY) PD

You made the ultimate sacrifice. We are proud of you and thankful for all of your service.
Godspeed brother...................................

Trooper - Troop M
Pennsylvania State Police

I am deeply saddened to hear of another loss in our state. My heart goes out to the family, friends and co workers of Deputy Fitzgerald. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during the days ahead. Know that others have gone before you and offer our support and comfort at this time. God Bless and comfort your family.

Stephanie Hires Duplantis
Spouse Survivor 3/6/1993

Stephanie Hires Duplantis
Metroplex Chapter COPS

Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. It is another sad day. Our family knows all to well the loss and pain you feel. We will keep you in our prayers. John 14:27

mother of fallen Military Police Officer Brian T. Gleason 8/9/2000

Tammy Persin

Please remember the fallen officers we have lost. Remember the men and women who died trying to make this world a safer and better place for us all to live in. Thank you Deputy Fitzgerald for a job well done. Please continue to watch over us and protect us as only you can. You will forever be at our side and in our hearts.

For those of you who still have loved ones with us please take the time to tell them how much you appreciate and care about them.


If I knew it would be the last time
That I'd see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in more tightly
and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

If I knew it would be the last time
that I see you walk out the door,
I would give you a hug and kiss
and call you back for one more.

If I knew it would be the last time
I'd hear your voice lifted up in praise,
I would video tape each action and word,
so I could play them back day after day.

If I knew it would be the last time,
I could spare an extra minute
to stop and say "I love you,"
instead of assuming you would KNOW I do.

If I knew it would be the last time
I would be there to share your day,
Well I'm sure you'll have so many more,
so I can let just this one slip away.

For surely there's always tomorrow
to make up for an oversight,
and we always get a second chance
to make everything just right.

There will always be another day
to say "I love you,"
And certainly there's another chance
to say our "Anything I can do?"

But just in case I might be wrong,
and today is all I get,
I'd like to say how much I love you
and I hope we never forget.

Tomorrow is not promised to anyone,
young or old alike,
And today may be the last chance
you get to hold your loved one tight.

So if you're waiting for tomorrow,
why not do it today?
For if tomorrow never comes,
you'll surely regret the day,

That you didn't take that extra time
for a smile, a hug, or a kiss
and you were too busy to grant someone,
what turned out to be their one last wish.

So hold your loved ones close today,
and whisper in their ear,
Tell them how much you love them
and that you'll always hold them dear

Take time to say "I'm sorry,"
"Please forgive me," "Thank you," or "It's okay."
And if tomorrow never comes,
you'll have no regrets about today.


My condolences to the memberes of the Moore Co SO and the family of Dep. Fitzgerald. Rest in peace.

Inv. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

I am very sorry to see another name added to this list. My heart goes out to the family, friends and brothers in blue. May he rest in peace.

Lori Brown
Aunt of Deputy Renee Azure EOW 8/06/02

To the family and friends of Deputy Fitzgerald:

I'm sorry to hear about your loss. I hope that during this time of sadness, you can come together to support each other and keep his memory alive. God bless and comfort you!






Rest easy brother.

South Carolina Highway Patrol

To the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Fitzgerald, I'm so sorry for your loss. There are more of us out here than you can imagine keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

Jamie Johnson, surviving sister of
Officer Jon Cook
San Francisco Police Dept.

Fitz, Thanks for being there.You served your community faithfully and with diligence for 14 years.Your last breath,your last act was in the service of your nation,your state,your county,and most importantly, God .You will not be forgotten. God speed .

Deputy Sheriff Kevin FitzGerald
Fresno County Sheriff's Department

May God comfort all the family and friends of our Brother Mike. You are remembered in our prayers.

Sergeant Chris Culler
Sarpy County Sheriff Nebraska

Deputy Fitzgerald,
Thank you for your many years of service, my prayers go to your family and the Moore County Sheriff's Office during this time of loss. Rest easy now.

Deputy S. Cochran
Bradford County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Another fallen star...Enjoy the ride home.


Another true hero has fallen. May you rest in peace brother.

Officer Anderson
Dallas P.D.

Rest in peace Brother Mike, you will not be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham
Sand Springs Police Dept. Okla

Rest in peace brother in blue.
The watch is ours now.

God bless your family.

Pennsylvania State Police

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Trooper Fitzgerald.

May God grant you the unwavering strength to endure this tragedy. Amen.

Det. D.L. Akins
Liberty Police Dept., Liberty, NC

Yet another hero has had his life taken too soon. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Fitzgerald. May the Lord give you strength and bless each of you during this time.
Rest in peace for your watch here is over walk in heavens beat and guide us all to protect and serve others safely.

US Ranger Catroppa
National Park Service Kennesaw GA

Rest in peace and God bless.


Deepest sympathy to the family of DS Mike Fitzgerald.


My fellow brother, may you rest in peace. Your memory will live on forever. We know that you will guide us and protect us from above. You, your family and friends will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

Special Agent
Department of Homeland Security

You walked the fine line between warrior and servant and did well. God bless you Deputy Fitzgerald. May God grant closure to your family and a healing peace in their time of loss. As for yourself, enjoy your beat on the street of heaven under God's command. Please watch over us as the remaining peace officers continue the watch here on Earth in your absence. God night sir, rest easy.

Concerned Military Member

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