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

TO: The family; loved ones; friends and department members: A POLICE OFFICER'S PRAYER:--- O, gentle Lord! Keep the day/night watch with me. As I begin my tour of duty, I ask your protection from all mental,physical and spiritual harm. Sustain me with the knowledge that I am doing your work, endeavoring to keep peace among your people.Help me to be just as I enforce the law without prejudice or favor to anyone. May I be courageous but not reckless in carrying out my duties.Let me respond to all calls with haste realizing that so many are dependent on me for life and safety. Support me with your consoling power when I am tempted to think no one really cares and that I am taken for granted. Sustain in me the conviction that so many thousands do care and are grateful for my presence.Grant that I may be loyal to my partner and my fellow officers,and that I may back them up effectively when called upon for assistance. Lord, I ask that I may return safely, after my tour of duty,to my loved ones and those who love me.I pray that I may be a good and horoable police officer; and after my tour of duty is over here on earth,may I enjoy the peace and happiness of heaven that you have promised to those that serve you well. AMEN *** REST IN PEACE*** Sent to you by the father of First Class Officer J.D.Koeppen,Capital City Raleigh NC and Trooper D.C.Koeppen,NJ State Police.

Chief (retired) Douglas A. Koeppen
Washington New Jersey

April 12, 2004

My heart and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Espinoza. I have visited this website every day since we buried our niece, Officer Jennifer Fettig (e.o.w.2-16-04). God bless...........

Kimberly Anderson
Michigan

Kimberly Anderson

April 12, 2004

Gone but Never Forgotten!

A PART OF AMERICA DIED

SOMEBODY KILLED A POLICEMAN TODAY,
AND A PART OF AMERICA DIED.
A PIECE OF OUR COUNTRY HE SWORE TO PROTECT WILL BE BURIED
WITH HIM AT HIS SIDE.
THE SUSPECT WHO KILLED HIM WILL STAND UP IN COURT, WITH HIS
COUNSEL DEMANDING HIS RIGHTS, WHILE A WIDOWED MOTHER MUST
WORK FOR HER KIDS AND SPEND ALONE MANY LONG NIGHTS.
THE BEAT THAT HE WORKED WAS A BATTLEFIELD, TOO.
JUST AS IF HE’ED GONE OFF TO WAR. THOUGH THE FLAG OF OUR
NATION WON’T FLY AT HALF MAST, TO HIS NAME THEY WILL ADD A GOLD
STAR. YES, SOMEBODY KILLED A POLICEMAN TODAY, IT HAPPENED IN
YOUR TOWN OR MINE. WHILE WE SLEPT IN A COMFORT BEHIND OUR
LOCKED DOORS.
A COP PUT HIS LIFE ON THE LINE. NOW HIS GHOST WALKS THE BEAT ON
A DARK CITY STREET, AND HE STAND AT EACH NEW ROOKIE’S SIDE, HE
ANSWERED THE CALL AND GAVE US HIS ALL, AND A PART OF AMERICA
DIED.

POEM FOR ALL LEO’S KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY!

Tonya Stephenson
Delaware County Private Citizen, PA

April 12, 2004

Rest in Peace. Protect us from above......

Police Officer
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

April 12, 2004

Dear Espinoza Family,

I am sorry to hear about your loss. Only a coward would shoot a police officer. Please take some comfort in two verses from the Bible:"Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted." Matt. 5:4 and "Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God." Matt. 5:9. God Bless.

Ofc. Mike Snyder
Coral Springs PD, Florida

April 12, 2004

Rest Easy Brother Issac, the Watch is Ours Now and Yours was with Honor. Our Thoughts and Prayers are
with your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

APD #128
Altoona Police Dept. Altoona, Pa

April 12, 2004

To the family and friends of Officer Espinoza,
Know that the Law Enforcement community mourns with you. We put to rest one of our warrior's this past week and I pray that god in his infinite mercy will deliver peace and understanding to all of us.
To P/O Espinoza, God Speed and rest well,your battle is done.

Anonymous

April 12, 2004

Another hero dies. I did not know you but I grieve for you.
God bless you, your family and all your brothers and sisters at SFPD Isaac Espinoza.

Deputy
SJSO

April 12, 2004

A coward dies a thouhand deaths, a hero dies but one.

May God be with Police Officer Espinoza and his family in their time of grief.

"I am my brothers keeper"


109th Cadet Class, Austin Police Department

April 12, 2004

REST IN PEACE BROTHER IN BLUE. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERD AS A TRUE HERO. MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

POLICE OFFICER/ANDY HANNA
LAPD/WILSHIRE

April 12, 2004

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

April 12, 2004

I have worked with Isaac for 7 years and he was one of my partners on the night he was killed. He was a great friend and officer. He DID make a difference to me and many other cops. He did not hide in the station or shy away from taking on the real criminals. He was a class act both professionally and personally. He will be missed. Like the rest of our brothers and sisters on this page, he did not deserve to go out like this.

off tim nichols
san francisco police dept

April 12, 2004

What a loss to all the Men & Women in Law Enforcement. The only consolation is that Officer Espinoza passed on in all the Glory as we celebrated the Passion of Christ on this Easter. Rest in Peace Brother.

Belia Fessenden
Pinal County-Az-Retired

April 12, 2004

You died a hero and America mourns her loss. Rest in peace, sir. You will never be forgotten.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

April 11, 2004

Thank you for your service sir, we'll take it from here. God willing your sacrifice will not be in vain.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

April 11, 2004

The members of the Royal Palm Beach Police Department wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the family, coworkers, and friends of Officer Isaac Espinoza. He has fought the good fight and has now gone to his reward. Many of our brothers and sisters are gone, but none are ever forgotten

Sgt. T. E. Murphy
Royal Palm Beach, Fl. PD

April 11, 2004

AMERICA LOST ANOTHER HERO TODAY, OFFICER ESPINOZA WAS ON PATROL DOING HIS JOB, WHEN HE WAS TAKEN AWAY FROM US, OFFICER ESPINOZA YOU ARE A TRUE HERO, AND WILL REMEMBERED AS AN OFFICER THAT GAVE HIS LIFE FOR HIS COMMUNITY. GO PATROL THE STREETS OF HEAVEN, YOUR WORK HERE IS DONE. TO THE FRIENDS AND FAMILY PLEASE PUT YOUR FAITH IN GOD, HE WILL BE THERE FOR YOU.

Sgt. W. M. Riley
Aragon Police Ga Dept.

April 11, 2004

Goodbye, my brother. Know that you will never be forgotten and will always be remembered. We have the watch now.

Minnesota Deputy

Anonymous

April 11, 2004

At the beginning of every shift I supervise, myself and the other officers on shift dedicate the day to the memory of a fallen officer.

Tonight, April 11, 2004 we dedicated the shift to the memory of Police Officer Isaac Espinoza who died in the line of duty just yesterday.

When one law enforcement officer falls, we all stumble for a while, but we will carry on.

Officer Espinoza's sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Sgt. Paul Bissonnette
Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Surrey, BC

April 11, 2004

Rest in peace. You will not be forgotten by those you have left behind. Thank you for your service.

Sgt. Al Whitney
Yuma County Sheriff's Office, Yuma, AZ

April 11, 2004

When my daughter called me at 12:30 a.m. this morning, I couldn't believe my ears when she told me that Isaac had been killed. Isaac and my son-in-law were partners on SFPD for almost 9 years. That partnership was as solid as a good marriage. They trusted their lives to each other. My heart aches for his wife, his precious little girl and his mom and dad. Whenever we would visit our daughter and her family in San Francisco, Isaac would always come over just to tell us hello. He was a kind and compassionate young man and a very fine officer. Our son-in-law was not with Isaac last night and he will forever live with the loss of his partner. May you rest in peace, Isaac. I am so sad tonight because I feel like I have lost another one of my own. I pray that your family will feel the peace of Jesus as He cradles them in His loving arms and comforts them.

Jean Hill, Survivor Mom
Deputy Sheriff Barry Hill

April 11, 2004

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Espinoza,his family and the San Francisco PD.Rest in peace brother.

Texas Peace Officer
University of Houston Downtown Law Enforcement Academy Class 89

April 11, 2004

My deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Espinoza. Please find comfort in the knowledge that he is a hero and his sacrifice will always be remebered. God bless you.

Deportation Officer
DHS /ICE

April 11, 2004

PO Espinoza, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace brother...you will be missed. I will pray for your family and the department.

Romans 13:1-4

P.O. Kowalik
Harper Woods PD MI

April 11, 2004

Rest in peace, Officer Espinoza. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends, as well as the department. Thank you for your years of service and dedication. You will not be forgotten.
Shirley Roberts-Aunt of Fallen Officer John Logan E.O.W. March 14, 2004

Shirley Roberts-Oakdale, La.

April 11, 2004

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