Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant James Michael Lane

Beaumont Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, September 16, 2004

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Reflections for Sergeant James Michael Lane

America lost another hero today, Sgt.lane was a dedicated law enforcement officer who paid the ultimate price..go patrol the hwys of heaven. to the friends and family please turn to God for confort.

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

September 16, 2004

I wish to express my deepest sympathy to the Lane Family and the officers and staff of the Beaumont Police Department over the tragic loss of Sergeant Mike Lane. Once again another brother officer has been taken from the thin blue line. May God bless the Lane Family and the officers & staff of the Beaumont Police Department during this very sad time. May our brother Mike rest in peace. Mike will now patrol the streets of Heaven with St. Michael and his angels. Never forget the fallen hero!

Ofcr. Dan Winger

September 16, 2004

Our deepest condolences to the family, friends and fellow officers of Sgt. Lane. We greive with you...............

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

September 16, 2004

God speed brother


September 16, 2004

Rest in peace Brother Mike, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten. Thank you for your service and courage.

Son of G.Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

September 16, 2004

Thank you for your service.

Ofc. Coffman #15174
California Highway Patrol

September 16, 2004

I would like to extend my condolences to Sergeant Lane's family and friends, and to the men and women of the Beaumont Police Department. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of tragedy. Rest in peace Sergeant Lane, your duty here is done.

Deputy Sheriff
Butte County Sheriff's Office

September 16, 2004

Mike will be greatly missed. I have so many memories of him from growing up in the same church. My favorite is when he took me up in his plane about 15 years ago when we were in the valley on a mission trip. He and his wife have always been such precious Christian people. Heaven truly has another angel in blue. Our prayers are with the family.

Tammie Harrison Lang
Wife of Deputy JD Lang, Jefferson County SO

September 16, 2004

To the family, friends and fellow Officers of Sergeant Lane. We are so sorry for your loss. We hold you close in our hearts and will be thinking of you during this difficult time.

The family of Dave Grant EOW 5/31/04
Tuolumne Co. Sheriff's Dept.

September 16, 2004

Goodbye Sarge, Heaven is a better place with your new presence, God will need mighty leaders for the last battle. He has chosen you to lead in his army, we will see you again one day sir till then rest and know a community misses you here.

Police Officer Scott Parker
Pelican Bay Police Dept. Tarrant County, Texas

September 16, 2004

Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with the family and friends of Officer Lane.

Data Management Supervisor
Tyler Police Department

September 16, 2004

As a recent graduate of the police academy in Beaumont, my thoughts and prayers are with Sgt. Lane's family as well as the officers of the Beaumont Police Department.

Rest In Peace Sgt. God Speed

Robert Anders

September 16, 2004

Our sincere condolences to the family, friends and fellow officers of Sergeant Mike Lane. We grieve your tragic loss.

Police Officer
Hunterdon County, New Jersey

September 16, 2004

God bless you and your family.

St. Louis City Police

September 16, 2004



September 16, 2004

Our deepest condolences to the Family, friends and co-workers of Sergeant Lane

Newark NJ PD Auto Theft Task Force

September 16, 2004

I am sorry to learn of Sgt. Lane's tragic death. Our prayers go out to his family and friends. We should pray for both physical and emotional healing of the surviving Deputy also. Sgt Lane had a long, and, I'm sure, distinguished career. Thank you for your service sir and may you rest in peace.

Captain Robert W. Cannon; Retired
Vermilion County, Illinois Sheriff's Dept.

September 16, 2004

Once again we have lost another brother in the line of duty. Gone but not forgotten. Rest well Mike and know that we will carry on in your honor. It was both a pleasure and privilege to have known you and work with you. God bless and comfort your wife and son.

Officer Jimmy Bartley
Beaumont, TX Police Dept.

September 16, 2004

Thank you for your many years of service Sergeant Mike Lane. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You will never be forgotten.

Lt Thomas Drury
Clare City P.D. Michigan

September 16, 2004

Rest in Peace, God Bless you and may he show your family the light. It's time for last roll call.

Jerry Nash

September 16, 2004

The policeman stood and faced God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining,
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To my church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry a badge
can't always be a saint."

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at time I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here, Lord,
It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't I'll understand.

There was a silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgement of his god.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've born your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell"


September 16, 2004

On behalf of the men and women of Industry Sheriff's Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, our condolences to the family, friends, and co-workers of Sergeant Mike Lane. Unfortunately, we know all too well the pain and reality of losing one of our own (Deputy Mike Arruda, EOW 06-15-04). Please take comfort from knowing your extended law enforcement family grieves with you.

Rest in peace, Sergeant Lane.

Industry Sheriff's Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

September 16, 2004

Rest in peace sir. Thank you.

concerned citizen

September 16, 2004

To Sgt. Lane and his family---
Our hearts and prayers are with you in your time of need. God bless you all-and Lord, Please welcome your newest Angel in Blue!

Andie Watkins
Wife of Bmt Police Ofc Jerome Watkins

September 16, 2004

God bless you and your family during this tragic time. Rest in peace sir and thank you for your service.

Leo Wife
St. Petersburg, Fl

September 16, 2004

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