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

Isaac you were the best. Kind, friendly, generous, smart and very handsome. This is how I will always remember you. We were very fortunate to had met someone like you. I wished there were more people like you. Love you Renata and Isabella we are here for you when ever you need us. We are closer than what you think.

June 30, 2004

I wished this was a dream, but it is not. We miss you Isaac. I would give anything and everything if that would bring you back, but it won't because this is the rule of life, to live and then to pass to eternity. Up to now all I can say is I'll see you later. And I know that a joyous day will come where all of your loved ones will get to see you again and there will be no mortal life to separate you again, just eternal life.

June 30, 2004

HERMANO, MUCHAS FUERON LAS VECES QUE TE VI CAMINAR POR LA ESTACION POCAS LAS VECES QUE NOS COMUNICAMOS. AHORA ME DOY CUENTA QUE LOS DIAS SON POCOS Y QUE LA VIDA ES CORTA. TU FAMILIA TE EXTRANA Y NOSOTROS TAMBIEN. CADA DIA QUE LEO ALGO SOBRE TI, ME PONGO A PENSAR QUE RAPIDO PASA EL TIEMPO ESPECIALMENTE CUANDO ALGUIEN ESPECIAL NOS HACE FALTA. TENEMOS UN ALTAR A TU MEMORIA EN LA ESTACION, NO ESTOY SEGURO SI RENATA Y TU FAMILIA LO HAN VISTO PERO EL DIA QUE QUIERAN VENGAN A LA ESTACION A VEERLO. A MUCHA GENTE LES VA A AGRADAR VERLOS Y SABER QUE ESTAN BIEN. RENATA HAN SIDO TIEMPOS DIFICILES PERO CON LA AYUDA DE NUESTRO PADRE JESUCRISTO TU FAMILIA HA SIDO BENDECIDA, POR QUE NOS DIO LA OPORTUNIDAD DE CONOCER Y TRABAJAR CON ISAAC. RUEGO AL SENOR QUE NOS PROTEGA PARA QUE NOSOTROS PODAMOS PROTEGER A LOS QUE NOS NECESITAN. MIS PENSAMIENTOS Y ORACIONES SIEMPRE CON USTEDES.

OFFICER G. ALCARAZ
SFPD

June 29, 2004

I miss you so much. Everytime I look at your picture and I see you smile it feels so unreal. Never had I imagined living without your smile. I'm afraid to close my eyes and fall asleep because I miss you so much. Isabella misses you so much and she talks about you everyday. I tell her that you are listening to everything she says and she can talk to you whenever she wants. You will always be in my heart. We love you so much. Please answer my prayer.

June 27, 2004

To Regina, Isaac, and Carol, let the pain get a little easier everyday and the memories grow fonder. Remember you guys are not alone, many friends and family are there when you need them.

June 26, 2004

we miss you Isaac, remembering you everyday.

anonymous

June 26, 2004

Renata, Isabella, Family and friends I decided to write, because It still hurts to know that Isaac is gone. I share the sadness with all of you. Everytime I see the police programs on T.V I can't help remember Isaac, but i pray that the Lord keeps them safe. It is exactly 10:52pm I have to work tomorrow, get up early and drive to san francisco but before i went to bed I wanted you Renata to know that we miss Isaac just like you. I do know he is not dead he lives, He has past to eternity, One they we'll see him again.
That has been the one thing that keep me going in this life is to know that one day we will see all of our love ones, one day. God is the only one that knows. We love you Renata and Isabella. I have one request From anyone who knows the answer to this question. The day of the wake It was mentioned that Isaac came out in a movie they were filmin in fishermans warf, i would like to know the name to watch. Please provide me with the name, In advance I'll give thanks and bye bye now will write some other time I'm not feeling so sad. LOVE YOU

friend from the east bay and family in c

June 25, 2004

Isaac,

The giants played the Red Sox for the first time since 1912. they won 2 of 3 and now beat the dodgers two in a row to take over first. Please give them all the help they need to keep them going to their first title in 50+ years. We all miss you and love you.

June 23, 2004

Isaac,
When I first shook your hand at Velia+Eric's wedding, you were the kind of person who i would remember forever eventho if i met u only for a short time. You were full of life. You proudly showed me who your wife was and i could see how much you loved her. I remember when I saw you dancing with your wife and i wanted to say goodbye but i didnt want to interrupt the fun you were having. I wish i would go back to that night and say good bye to you. To this day, I still weep for you. Believe me, You've touched so many lives, including mine. Thankyou for helping us feel safe. You are a hero in our hearts and we all miss you.

Much Love to Renata and Isabella.

Aracelia

June 22, 2004

Its fathers day today, and all I could think of was you. You were such a proud father. You loved your little girl so much. I remember she could do no wrong in your eyes. I remember on Christmas, (2003), your mom, regina, renata and bella were all taking a picture. Your dad came over and cracked a joke as usual...something about women. you turned around and said, i don't care how you group them, ...as he laughed..but keep bella out of it. he laughed though...it was really funny. you and your dad had an amazing bond. its the kind of bond people wish for. you guys were best friends. the two of you together. it was complete comedy...an amazing Father and an amazing son!! thats what you were cous..... I love you.

Adele, Cousin

June 21, 2004

Isaac, I'm thinking about you!
I never met your sister but I remember you speaking of her. You told me that she and I were beautiful and that our time would come with our "prince". You showed how much you cared for her and your family. I will never forget you. Hoe can I? I remember you when we were kids..."Isaac Espinoza"...always popular. God Bless you and please watch over us. :) Guide us to do always the right thing.

June 21, 2004

HAPPY FATHERS DAY!!!!!

June 20, 2004

A brave Hero was taken from us, our heart and voice will forever remember you. Officer Espinoza, rest in peace.

June 17, 2004

Dearest Brother,
This is very difficult as I sit here typing a reflection on your ODMP because I want so desperately to have you sitting in front of me. There is so much that I want to say, but my thoughts seem to be escaping me. But here I go. I remember as children driving home from who knows where with your head rested on my shoulder. You would fall asleep by the time we arrived home and Dad would have to carry you into the house. I wanted to be carried into the house too, so I would pretend to be asleep. Thinking back now, I always wanted what you had. You got a bicycle, so I wanted one. You got a skateboard, so I wanted one. You got a radio, so I wanted one. You met a beautiful woman, Renata, and you married her. I can picture the first time I saw the two of you together. My friends and I were in the court yard taking pictures in between graduation practice, and you and Renata walked up to us. Your arm was around Renata and I asked the two of you why you were cutting class. You gave that cute little smirk, and Renata gave a shy smile as she leaned her head towards your should. I remember thinking how happy you looked, and the feeling I had that you had found a keeper. Together, the two of you created an exquisite little being, Bella. I will forever be grateful to have a part of you with us here on earth. Bella is so you. I remember Christmas morning when the two of you handed us our Christmas cards. I sat there shocked, "Auntie." But I then looked at your joyous faces, our mother's tears of excitement and our father's huge grin. I love telling people the story of how you, by your own two hands, reconstructed a Forty Niner jersey so Bella would fit into it. It absolutely pains me to know that you will never meet my husband (still somewhere lurking out there)and, if God graces me, my children will never feel there uncle's touch. Thank you for your love, support and guidance. You always shared your words of wisdom, whether I wanted to hear them or not. But most important, I am going to miss the way you could read me like a book. You always knew when I needed a hug, even as I would sit there with a smile on my face and I would tell you everything was ok. Brother, everything is not ok right now, I really wish you were here to give me that hug I need. The hug that we all need. If I had known the last time I would ever see you again, was the night you took me to by my softball glove, I would have held on tight, and would have never let you go. Thank you for taking so many pictures, and making so many videos. They are assets that we can share with Bella and our family. Your daughter will always know her Papi. We will watch over each other here on earth. We will take care of Renata and Bella. All I ask is that you continue to watch over us from God's heavenly kingdom, just as you watched over us when you were here on earth. I LOVE YOU BROTHER.

your sister Regina

June 15, 2004

Isaac, we all think about you everyday, keep up the good work I know that even now your not resting.

June 15, 2004

Even though i did not get to know you as well as i got to know your wife and daughter. In my heart their is a deep sadness and i cry everytime i remember you are gone. I think about your daughter and wife, day and night praying that the lord brings peace to their hearts, and gives Renata the strength she needs to raise Bella. Even though you are gone from this world i know you still live, In the eternity life where we are all headed to be one day, you just happened to leave earlier than the rest. Isaac you live in our hearts and mind for always and for ever GOD Bless you and your family

friend

June 14, 2004

We are truly saddened at Isaac's loss.
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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.
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Our prayers will be with you, your family, and co-workers!


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

June 11, 2004

You were the only boy growing up with all girls. Although we all loved you, we all loved you even more because you were the only boy. I was lucky because I was your godmother. I felt a special bond because deep in my heart I knew you were my boy too. I will miss trying to find the perfect gift each Christmas. That special gift to give my boy and my brother, the cop. Your gone and I can't believe it still. I can only remember you growing up with all the girls. The only boy, at least we had one to watch. A special bond between you and I. I thought, my boy. My boy, my boy, and now your gone. I look at my kitchen and I see the beauty that you added by talking me into the granite you suggested. Those precious moment, the last time I saw you, we stood together looking at granite. You later showing me how to put tile on my kitchen floor. I can see you now in my house with Bella there by your side looking at my kitchen. I miss you Isaac. It will be many years before my heart will be at peace. The lose I feel is deep. I miss you. I miss you. I miss you.

Auntie

June 11, 2004

My prayers and throughts are with your family always. You are always thought of by those whom know you.

June 10, 2004

Isaac,
Two months today. We miss you, it helps to read how you made an impact on so many lives. Your memory will not fade from our hearts, if God permits we will tell your story of honor, strength, love and compasion to our children, that they will pass it on.

Rest in Peace

Friend East Bay

June 10, 2004

You are in my heart everday, and you will be in my heart for the rest of my life. A

Cousin

June 9, 2004

To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say.
But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from Heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; Here is just eternal love.
Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through
God picked me up and hugged me and he said, “I welcome you”.
It's good to have you back again, you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, They'll be here later on.
I need you here badly, you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.
God gave me a list of things that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night the days chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years.
Because you are only human they are bound to bring tears.
But do not be afraid to cry: it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.
I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
If I were to tell you, you would not understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is over.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.
There are many rocky roads ahead of you, and many hills to climb;
But together we can do it by taking one step at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you to;
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.
If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain;
then you can say to God at night...."My day was not in vain".
And now I am contented...that my life was worthwhile.
Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low:
Just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.
And when it's time for you to go...from that body to be free.
Remember you're not going...you're coming here to me.
I will always be with you!

June 8, 2004

Isaac/Renata,
I still remember how great you two looked together, the kind of Love you two have and will FOREVER have is the kind of love only soul-mates ever experience, and lets face it now-a-days out of every 100 couples, 5 are soul mates, you two are blessed to have been destined for each other. Isaac I can still see how handsome you looked on your wedding day and how beautiful Renata looked, how you two were joined together in the sight of God, before all your family and friends. How the reception afterwards was fantastic, how in love and how perfect you two were together. That kind of love is something that reaches beyond this lifetime, the kind of love that is Eternal, never ending. The only love that can ever surpass that is the love of God. Loving a Soul Mate, the other half of your heart, the person who often finished your sentences, the one who called you up just as you were about to call them, your BEST Friend, companion, the one who's voice seemed to soothe you when you were upset. It is Never Ending LOVE! It is a Treasure, it is a Blessing.
****Stay Strong Renata! Rest assure Isaac knows you love him, and he is loving you back even more from heaven

June 7, 2004

I still just cant believe that it was you that was taken so tragically. We all miss you so much and wish that you could be here with us enjoying all things you loved. You were a good heart who loved Renata Deeply more than words Im sure could ever say. If you were here right now you would be taking your daughter to the park enjoying the sun and slide with your beautiful little daughter. It is heavy on all of our hearts to know that you are not here with us to share in making all the memories we once all shared. You never leave our mind and our thoughts Isaac. YOU WERE ONE OF A KIND ISAAC AND WE WERE ENRICHED BY YOU AND WHAT YOU BROUGHT TO SO MANY LIVES.

June 7, 2004

Isaac just wanted to let you know that our family misses you a lot and we wish you were here!

Veronica/friend and neighbor

June 6, 2004

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