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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

I am stunned by the shooting death of the 4 officers in Washington. It brings back so many memories of the day you were taken down. I miss you and at times like these, I miss you all the more.

Sgt, Retired

December 2, 2009

Still thinking of you always. I think that says it all. My dad always told me less is more. Watch over us.

Eric Dunn

November 30, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving Isaac. You are missed everyday.


November 26, 2009

Hello Brother,

Today a guilty verdict was announced in a Court room on behalf of one of your brother's in heaven. It's amazing how things can be so different from one county to the next even though they're only minutes apart.

I will miss you tomorrow, just as I miss you everyday. I'll close my eyes and remember your laugh. Hopefully I'll remember some of your stories. I love you.


Regina Espinoza

November 25, 2009

Hi Isaac,

I moved offices the other day and in my move found a picture of you. It has been so long since I have written, but I think about you so often and I think of your amazing family too. I missed seeing your mom last June when I had to travel to San Francisco because I was so sick! I had to make the meetings but afterwards, I went straight up to my room and went to bed and slept until the next morning!!! I was so sad I missed your family. They are a blessing and I look forward to next June. I saw your mom's latest posting and she is she remembers such fond things about you. I hope I remember those types of things when I am a mom about my children.

Thinking of you and your family....

Shanon Dreyer
Law Enforcement Training Supervisor, Palomar College Police Academy

October 14, 2009

Always thinking of you.



September 13, 2009

Never forgotten Zak,we all miss you here. My kids and I talk about you all the time. Take care my brother

B Newbeck

September 2, 2009

Aiyana and I drove Isabella to school today. On the way home Aiyana and I passed by your elementary school. The weather was very foggy and drizzly. As we passed by the back stairs to the elementary school yard where families were dropping off their young children for school, I recalled one day that I picked you and Regina up from school. It was pouring rain that day. I drove the yellow toyota truck with the camper top and seats in the back of the truck. At that time, families were able to drive directly into the school parking lot and entrance where all the children would arrive or leave from school. I could see you plain as day in my memory, calling to your friends to come into the back of the truck to get out of the rain and for me to drive them home. You asked me if it was okay and when I said, "yes," you yelled for more of your friends to get into the back of the truck. You were so thoughtful and caring for your friends. I haven't thought about that day since it happened. Funny, the heartwarming memories that come up and when.

I love you,


September 1, 2009

I read an article today about a young man/fire fighter we lost recently and thought of you. His sister said and I quote: "You did not become a hero on the day you died, but You were a hero in the days you lived." This is so true of you my dear cousin. It's how you lived your life on earth is how you are and will always be remembered!

Big Cousin

July 30, 2009



July 17, 2009

Hey Cousin,
You came to me in a meeting yesterday when I looked down and saw the date. The presure was on, and I had to present and kick ass in the meeting. (You only have one shot to make a good impression). I look down and I see the date..... July 16. I had to take a deep breath because it was then I realized...Its Isaac's Birthday today. My thoughts, I miss you...then I thought...he could be here with me right now. Maybe he is chearing for me...I felt you with me. I know you were always just as enthusiastic about the success of others as your were your own. That is another reason why I loved you so much!!!
Happy Birthday Cous.

I love you, Adele


July 17, 2009

Why am I so downcast?
It's your birthday and I'm suppose to be happy.
Instead loving memories of days and years gone by
fill my soul.

My heart is heavy with that which will never be
here on Earth.
Thank God for His promise of Heaven
where tears and sorrow will be no more.

Until we meet again
I will remember all the wonderful birthdays
we shared here.

Happy Birthday!
I love you!


July 16, 2009

Happy Birthday!


July 16, 2009

Cousin, Happy Birthday, You are always on my mind. Last night my friends son reminded me of you, he did the under arm farts and we all laughed just as we laughed at you, I can see you now with those glasses on doing it and laughing at yourself too, then my next thought and story I told about you was the video with the wheel chair that would make us pee our pants we laughed and still laugh about it. I told a childhood friend of your too this story today, he's a LT here at the hall who use to play at the buvalots house he remembers you well. Then I remembered today is your 35ty bday, who'd of thought, my baby cousin is 35. You are the lucky one, you will look handsome forever cuz this is how you will be remembered, you wont get old physically, but you will be loved eternally and never forgotten, cuz you are in all of our hearts. Love you and miss you dearly.


July 16, 2009

Hello my brother,

I know it has been a very long time since I last wrote to you here. I often try, but end up retreating with my thoughts. Tomorrow is your birthday. You would have been 35. I know your in a better place and that does comfort me, but I would rather have you here with us blowing out the candles on your cake. This is all that I can write today. I love you. I never got a chance to thank you. Thanks for being my brother.


Regina Espinoza

July 15, 2009

A bit early but Happy Birthday Isaac! Yours is still on my thoughts and prayer!


July 15, 2009

Just remembering your birthday is tomorrow...I so miss you and we all miss you and love you and still think about you every day. I wish I could be sharing your birthday with you, I never thought we wouldn’t be. Somehow, I would have played some joke on you.. just like you would have played on me... and in the end we both would have laughed about it... just like the last time we laughed...


July 15, 2009


It's been a couple months since I've left you a message, but only a day since we spoke...

Just wanted to take a moment to say hello to you and your beautiful family and let you all know how much you're loved. As you know, you were the first officer at the academy with the first class I ever put through and I had the honor of attending the wedding of one of those recruits on Saturday, where I was able to spend time with Vinnie and Ruben from Class 12 and it was awesome to see them again and how well they've continued to do in life. Even now, years later, as I predicted and smile knowing; you have been a force in their lives and continue to guide them as they carry you with them always. Soon Vinnie will start his own family and I have no doubt he will be a father in your image someday.

Talk to you soon, Brother.

Give my mom a hug for me and remind her how much she is loved and missed....


Officer Damian Jackson
Escondido PD

July 13, 2009

Remembering and thinking of you on Fourth of July.


July 5, 2009

In our hearts and prayers always, and especially on this fathers day.



June 20, 2009

My son:

Happy Father's Day! I will always remember the great father you were to Isabella and all the precious moments you shared with her that I was blessed to share also.

I love you and miss you,


June 19, 2009

I never met you but I have learned about you over these past 5 yrs. One day I sat and read all of your reflections up until now and it was like a good book I just couldnt put down! Its so amazing to me to see how many people love you and look up to you. You must have been a one of a kind and I wish that I had met you atleast once! The reflections your mother and wife have left you over the years are so heart warming and others truly hit a spot in my soul! I don't know why but when I am going thru a difficult time in life I come to your reflections and I look at your picture and some how I'm able to go on,I feel a sense of calmness.what can it be?
Often times I wonder how your wife is doing,you were both so young and at just the beginning.she is so strong for your daughter and I admire her for has been a dream of my husbands to be SFPD. He wants to follow in the foot steps of his grandfather who was also an SFPD. I'm am excited for him and anxious but at the same time I am petrified,I feel like I see this story replaying and I'm scared for him,for me and for our baby boy, but he knows what he wants and all I can do is be behind him .


June 6, 2009

Dearest Son:

I spent the weekend with Isabella.
She is so much like you.
She looked into my eyes
with her big green eyes.
Looking into her eyes
was like looking into your eyes.
I was stunned for a minute
at how it was like looking at you.

We played catch in the front of our house.
She is such a good catcher.
I told her that she was a good catcher like her daddy.
She was so proud and happy to hear she was like you.

I miss and love you,


June 3, 2009

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones on Police Memorial Day, May 15th. You are a true hero and have not been forgotten. Continue to watch over your loved ones.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

May 15, 2009


I am thinking of you on this Mothers Day and hold you in thought and prayer. Thank you for being an inspiration to me and for always being there for me when I need to talk.

Your friend Phyllis


May 10, 2009

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