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

Gosh Isaac so many people really loved you. You really touched so many lives. You had such a heart of gold. It is nice to hear all the wonderful things that people here have to say about you! We all miss you so much.

June 6, 2004

Isaac you have inspired many to be better in everything they do. Thank you very much for defending all of us against evil and now I never take for granted the safety I feel when out in public. EVERY citizen owes you a debt of gratitude. I salute you each and every day. THANK YOU!!!! For giving everything you had.

June 4, 2004

Officer Espinoza,
You were one of the nicest officers on the air. Never a mean or harsh word. Fooled us with your diff accents. You are truly missed. We at headquarters miss you

anom
SFPD dispatch

June 4, 2004

Hey...I just wanted to tell you that I'm going to Guatemala this coming weekend. i know you always said I traveled a lot. Well I'm sure you are traveling too. I think about you often. I remember dancing with you, and cracking jokes. it's still unreal!
I miss you Isaac, but God wanted you back with him. Please watch over us. Thank you for being a good friend.

June 3, 2004

ISAAC!! I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH! MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU!! WITH MUCH LOVE JOSEPHINE NEWBECK!! UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN...

Fina

June 2, 2004

Isaac, it has almost been 2 months, and I still cannot believe it. Lets just say you are in a much better place than we are left in, you beat us to heaven, but rest assure we are all on our way to meet up with you, some sooner than others, after all this world is only a pit-stop, we do what we were meant to do, leave our imprint and then God misses us so much that he calls us back up to be with him. I know we will all be reunited in the end, in that beautiful paradise, where there is no more pain or tears. Where the street are paved with Gold and the sea is crystal clear. With our creator the one that designed you to be who you were here on earth. The Almight God, who gives and takes, and who will question his reasons, he know better than we do. Rest in Peace, have fun, and keep an eye on us.

Friend
SF

June 2, 2004

Isaac, its so hard to not see you here. We miss you so much. I feel as if it hant hit me yet. I dont know its really weird. I dont know if its because I see your car everyday or what. I still dont believe it. There is not one day that goes by that I dont think of you. Especially the days that are hot cause I know you would have been outside getting a tan. You should see me, you would be so jealous. I talk about you all the time and eveytime my boyfriend talks about cars I always think of you and your impalla. I remember you always used to tell me that all my friends would jock your car when it would be done and I would just look at you and say" I dont think so Isaac" I remember you wanted to color it pearl white and all the details you were going to do to it. I wish you were here to fix it up like you said. We miss you Isacc and we all wish you would come back. WE MISS YOU!!!

Veronica-neighbor

May 31, 2004

Isaac, Just figured I'd update you on the San Francisco Giants. This season started off very slowly. They were eight games under .500 for a while but they have come back and won nine in a row at this point. I know how much you enjoyed following them. I'll keep you updated. Thanks for being a hero and inspiration to all! Talk to you soon. Everybody misses you. BYE!

May 31, 2004

oh, Lord...where do I start?.... we love you isaac. we love you so much. everyone misses you so much you cant even imagine...I know you are in the presence of God right now so Im not worried about that. You inspired me Isaac. I wanted to be a cop before this happened. And now, I want to be one even more. I never thought this would happen. I never even imagined! Nobody did..nobody. But than you Isaac. Thanks for everything you gave to us while you was still here...and thanks for the good memories you left behind for us. You made me laugh. And I needed that at times. Well, you made everyone laugh..hehe..you was very silly. wow isaac..you would have been so proud..you should've SEEN all the people at your funeral.cops from everywhere!! So many people! Many people loved you.And all of us still do. I pray that the guy who did this to you, God will judge him. His judgement is coming soon. I'll put it this way, you've won a race. Your the winner. your the hero. you won life's race...you just went ahead of all of us to heaven..you're there already, and we can't wait to get there. we love you Isaac..
love,
sari

May 27, 2004

Nina,we miss you in church i know its hard. But u gotta get strong for Bella. And not commin to church will not help you. Bella also needs you and her friends. Take all the time you need to get over it. But when you come back we will be really happy to see you and Bella.

May 27, 2004

The Lord is near, Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving present your request to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard your heart and mind in Chris Jesus.
Phil 4:7

May 27, 2004

nina,(renata) its us Sari and Becky. nina, we love you so much and we love isaac very much too. we are so sorry nina. but, see, that's the good thing, we all know that he is in heaven now. with God. we will always miss him, but have him in our hearts forever. please know that we are always praying for you and bella. praying for you to keep the faith. you've known us all our lives....except for bella cuz you know she just a little kid and she was born not very long ago :) ...but even though we are just kids, know that we are here, and that we care about you and we are always thinking on you. Seriously. we have told all our friends about you guys and we have them praying too...even the teachers have you in their prayers...Isaac is famous at our school!! we were remembering all the times Isaac made us laugh..and he taught Becky a game, and how he always cheated..hehe..and how sweet he was..very kind. He was very silly too. A goof..like his bro. edgar. we will always miss him, but keep him in our hearts forever, knowing that he is in a better place. God loves you guys. This had to happen for a reason. SOME reason. Something has to come out of this. or maybe to test our faith. but at least we know HE dont suffer no more. Praise God for giving us another day of life, and we will praise him (at least try our best) as long as we live. we love you all..
your lil sisters,
sari n becky
p.s. stay strong .. we love you

May 25, 2004

Hi,Ieze I don't know where to begin. this is the first time that I write to you since you left. I have not been able to even read any of the reflection your family and friends have left. I would see everyone reading them and I would just walk away. Its to hard Ieze. I can't believe that your gone. I know this happens to everyone but I just never though it would happen to us. I have not been able to get that day out of my head, when I walked into the waiting room and saw one of your Aunts crying and saying "He died" at that moment It felt like if someone had taken all my emotions and thoughts away I did not know what to do or what to say I felt numb and confused. I have had a hard time accepting the fact that you are gone. Ieze I love you and miss you. Don't worry about Nina & Bella being alone,because I will be there until Its time for me to go. I will never forget you.

Love,
Your Sister Rach

May 25, 2004

Isaac, i miss u.i did not belive when they told me the news.i told my friends and they were like oh my God.And i could not belive what i just heard.i was crying.At the funeral all i could see was heads.i will write more later. Love,Becky Moreira

May 24, 2004

Isaac...
I will remember you as an officer who truly enjoyed working in the Bayview...No matter what challenges we faced on a daily basis, you always came to work with a bright smile, upbeat demeanor, and positive outlook on matters when they were the exact opposite...Your sense of humor is definitely missed by all of us at the station...Everything about you is missed...I know you having been watching out for us at the station and especially in softball..The team has been pulling in wins for you and there's not a game that goes by where you are not thought about..Thanks for pushing some of those pop-fly foul balls back in to make them fair..I know that was you out there helping us out :-)..One thing I will never forget about you Isaac is how proud you were to be Renata's husband and Isabella's dad...Your eyes always lit up when you were spoke about them and it was quite obvious that they were your everything...For that alone, I greatly admired you...I send them prayers daily...Isaac you were a wonderful man, loving husband and father, and outstanding officer...We love you and your memory will live in our hearts forever.

Ofcr. Annie Valenzuela
San Francisco PD/Bayview Station

May 24, 2004

ISAAC!!! where do i start with you!! You were someone who always made me laugh and smile!! you were always the person to spark up the crowd with not only your sense of humor but also your smile! Isaac i miss you sooo much!! We all miss you and will never forget you!! i treasure and hold close all of my memories with you and your beautiful family! Isaac you truely were a guardian angel! you were an angel within our reach! now you are home in heaven with god! a borrowed angel is who you are! Isaac i will never forget you and yer undying faith!! say hi to my brother derek up there! i want you both to know that i love you guys so much! For you have touched mine and so many souls! I LOVE YOU ISAAC!!
FINA NEWBECK

Fina

May 23, 2004

Hey bro, its me Eggy. I just wanted to let you know that I love you and miss you . Not one day has gone by that I don't ask why this had to happen to you and to our families. Yesterday the POA dedicated a wall in their building to you. It was really hard for all of us to see your picture and your uniform on that wall but at the same time we all felt proud. Renata, Isabella, your parents, my parents, your sister and me were there. I am and will always be proud of you. I will never forget you as long as I live. I know that you are with our Lord and Saviour and that the promise that we will see you again in his presence again will endure.

Your BRO: Edgar

May 22, 2004

Officer Isaac Espinoza
Scared to death we raced to my sisters house,
when we first heard the news,
Hearts pounding, souls begging,
for God to have mercy on you,
Told to stay put at home with the family,
We Couldn't bare to stay still,
helpless and unable to do anything,
praying to God to not let this be his will,
Finally unable to stay no more,
To the hospital we drove,
We get there and are rushed to the door,
to me everything looked cold,
Walking I could feel my heart beating 20 times its normality,
entering the door, afraid of what i would hear,
walking and seeing the whole family,
They confirmed my worst fear,
No, No this just cant be...
Gasping for air...Ok Rudy just breath....Breath don't fall....Breath... Get control.
"He's gone" they said, "He didn't pull through." All of a sudden I saw Pictures of you.
That moment is frozen in time,
never to be erased.
Angry, confused, betrayed and hate,
All feelings that i have to replace.
Isaac i love you
Please never Forget,
That the moment you left,
everyone will always regret.

© Ruth Mendez
18 May 2004


Dedication: To My brother
Officer Isaac Anthony Espinoza SFPD

I miss you EYEZ

May 21, 2004

Isaac, we will forever keep you in our hearts. God grant your family the strength through this difficult time. Rest assured our heavenly Father will protect your loved ones. Thank you for being a hero and protecting those that could not, for doing what others would not ever dare do, for serving those that often didn't deserve it, it is honorable. Be Blessed!



Julie, Luis & Khristian Molina

May 20, 2004

to renata and issabella... may the love issac had for you 2 .always be in your heart! hes love for your 2 will always be forever lasting! with our father..

mother

May 19, 2004

I miss you so much Iss. I been strong for the last few days, but the pain doesn't go away. You were not only my cousin but my brother. I respected you. When I would get in fights with your friends, you would never take sides. If it wasn't for you, R-Ranch would have never been the same. We had a blast. You really turned out to be a a true Hero! Also you were Great Man, Father, Husband, Brother, Son, Cousin, and Friend. We all looked up to you. Until we meet again, please stay with us. I love you. Your cous.

May 19, 2004

Cous, I miss you so much! I still can't get it. I think about you everyday, and I just want you back with us. I want this bad dream to go away. Why you?? You had big dreams... I love you cous. I look at bella, and I see you. Her eyes are yours. It hurts, but I'm so glad you blessed us with her You wanted a big family and a beautiful house. You were honestly the true definition of a man! When I do get married some day, I hope the man I marry is as loving as a husband and father as as you were. You are my hero. Thank you for always protecting me.

I know I told you to not flash your light on my bedroom window while working, but you know I was kidding. Thank you for looking after me and reg everyday while you worked. You will never be forgotten. I will miss your drive bye. For everyday that passes, I think of you...I love you Cous, Adele

Adele

May 19, 2004

There is something about the death of Officer Espinoza that really touched me and got me thinking about mortality, the people in our lives that we love so much, and the fact that every day is a new day and we just never really know when it's time to go. Officer Espinoza was too young to go and it just doesn't seem fair that he was taken from his family and friends in such a brutal way. I did not know Officer Espinoza personally, but I'm sure that if there is a life after death, and there's got to be, then there's no doubt he's with his family everyday.

Anonymous

May 19, 2004

Isaac, I wasn't fortunate enough to know you, but you touched the life of someone very dear to me and for that I thank you. From what I can gather, you touched so many lives for the better and you will be greatly missed but forever remembered. My thoughts & prayers are with the loving family you left behind. May God bless you & keep your loved ones in His care.

O. Nolan

May 19, 2004

I'm thinking about you Isaac!! You will never be forgotten. I like coming on this web site, and reading what people feel about you. It is still unbelieveable to me that you are not here. You are still on my caller Id, because I don't want to forget you. Miss you and I'm thinking of you.

May 19, 2004

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