Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Isaac Anthony Espinoza

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, April 10, 2004

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Reflections for Police Officer Isaac Anthony Espinoza

Though we never met, your passing will never be forgotten. I remember I was still in middle school when you passed away. It hit me hard because my uncle was a Lieutenant at Bayview at the time and my family was in SFPD. Sir, I want you and your family to know that your legacy will continue. Being also a Daly City native and Westmoor alumni, you were one of the reasons why I became a police officer.

Police Officer II John N.
Los Angeles Police Department

April 11, 2022

I’ve never met you but you were under my uncles command at the time at Bayview. I was in middle school when I heard the news and being from a family of SFPD it hurt me. As a Daly City native and Westmoor alumni myself, I just want to let you and your family know that your legacy will continue and it was a major impact for me to join the police department.

Police Officer II John N.
Los Angeles Police Department

April 11, 2022

The Crew came together last night. It was good to see your Family and celebrate your life.
Hard to believe it's been 18 years.

Never Forgotten...

Sgt. Sherman W Lee -Retired
Bayview Station Member for Life

April 11, 2022

Isaac,
Another year has passed and remembering getting called back to interviewing Citizens in the area of the shooting and finding out that it was you who had been shot. It was hard spending every day with your Family because I could see the pain in their faces. They were so nice to me, and the team. We wish we could have made it better for them during the long Trial. God Bless you and I know you're watching from above.

Sgt/Insp Richard Alves Ret.
SFPD

April 11, 2022

Isaac. Miss you everyday my friend. As I continue on with this career I often think what and where you would be if you stayed with us. Your old partner is now a Captain. You would probably be one too. I see quotes every once in a while that often remind me of you. One in particular as I am showing signs of ageing : “Do not regret growing older, it is a privilege denied to many.” As I look at my wrinkles and grey hair. You never made it to your 30th birthday. Thank you for being such a good friend!

Lieutenant Gerry Newbeck
San Francisco Police Department

March 31, 2022

Isaac, I never met you but I know your wife, daughter and some of your family. Just by knowing these people I can tell that you were a great, great man. Rest in peace, friend.

David Lechuga
Family Friend

September 23, 2021

Happy Heavenly birthday tomorrow Issac n you are always in our hearts n mind n always missed
Always Marian n family

Marian caruso
Family friend

July 16, 2021

Your light, laughter and love prevailed throughout the classroom . You brought joy and challenged me to make our assignments speak to the needs of every single student. You are forever in my heart, Isaac, and your family remains in my fervent prayers. You paid the ultimate price in an effort to secure peace and tranquility for San Francisco. Your courage to be undeniably yourself shone at Westmoor High School; your valor to be unabashedly heroic will forever be remembered on Newhall Street and throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. With Love, Dr. Margaret J. Matson Norris (English Teacher (retired), Westmoor High School)

Dr. Margaret J. Matson Norris
Retired

June 10, 2021

In Honor And Respect, Officer Isaac Anthony Espinoza, Sir, Thank You For Your Years Of Dedicated Service To Law Enforcement... You Made The Ultimate Sacrifice On That Very Tragic Day... You Are Honored And Remembered, Sir... May Peace, Blessings And Strength Always Be With Your Family... May You Rest In Eternal Peace, Officer Isaac Anthony Espinoza...

Gail Mercado

April 10, 2021

My Son:
I miss you everyday
Am grateful for every moment we shared
Still have a hard time believing you are not here
I've wanted to say hello on this page but lacked the courage
So many memories with you and so many changes now
Our family and friends love you and always will
Its a joy to hear their stories of precious moments with you
I am learning everyday how much you meant to them
Sometimes its as though you are still here
Until we meet again
You are always in my heart
I love you,

Mom

April 10, 2021

17 years today Issac you are gone and you are still missed n loved my myself no my family
So many losses since you but you are never forgotten on our lives n I just saw your dad at my grandbabies
Funeral . She was precious n only 33 days old so maybe you can protect her Rest in Sweetest peace my boy

Marian caruso
Family friend

April 10, 2021

On this 17th Anniversary, the people of San Francisco remain forever grateful. Thank you Isaac, along with your family, for the sacrifice given.

Grateful

April 10, 2021

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

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 18, 2021

☆RIP ANGEL☆

Pelano

January 16, 2021

Rest in PeaceOfficer Espinoza. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Espinoza Family and the San Francisco Police Department.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

December 30, 2020

Today I run in your memory. We will never forget! God bless your family.

Ret Sgt C Perea

May 27, 2020

Rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

April 10, 2020

In our thoughts today Issac n it’s 16 yrs you were taken n you are missed n loved always by your other family

Love Marian n family

Marian caruso
Family friend

April 10, 2020

16 years ago today our SFPD family lost you, I feel like it was just last week. I will be thinking of you as I patrol tonight and know that you will never be forgotten. Thank you for watching over me and the troops.

Sgt. Eric Mahoney
SFPD

April 10, 2020

Thinking of you today.

“Carmen”
Friend

February 26, 2020

Sorry it's been a while! Still thinking of you! Praying for your family and asking God to continue to bless them and comfort them!

Please continue to watch over my little one! Thanks!

Ray V
USMC Ret.

January 15, 2020

Merry Heavenly Christmas Issac n know we still miss you every Xmas night coming by for dessert
Always on my heart
Marian n family

Marian caruso
Lifelong friend

December 21, 2019

Merry Heavenly Christmas Issac n know we still miss you every Xmas night coming by for dessert
Always on my heart
Marian n family

Marian caruso
Lifelong friend

December 21, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Espinoza.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 19, 2019

I never knew you Isaac, but from the love that every single person who knew you and worked with you in the police force of San Francisco I am sorry I never met you in person. It is with an abiding sense of loss that I read these accounts of who you are to everyone who knew you and worked with you and went to school with you. I am so sorry your light is gone for now, Isaac. I pray for you and all your family, especially your wife and daughter you left behind. Anybody who aspires to the highest elected office in this country had better have a clearer sense of right and wrong than Ms. Harris displayed as the District Attorney who prosecuted the gang member who killed you. I cannot possibly consider Ms. Harris seriously as she runs her campaign for president. It is obvious she lacks understanding of the nature of the evil in parts of the world that threaten our country, our freedom, and the very lives of those we love as the 9/11 attacks made clear to us all. This is the same evil that you, the police, and our military men and woman fight every single day. It is the same evil you risked your own life to fight against and defeat that night you were taken from us. Thank you for the example your life gives to us all Isaac- To persevere in our own lives for what is right, and try to help others like you did. I hope I can meet you in heaven when I die. For now, God bless you, Isaac Anthony Espinoza. "Zac". You are an awesome man.

James Puccio

June 14, 2019

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