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Police Officer Melissa M. Foster

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, December 4, 2004

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Reflections for Police Officer Melissa M. Foster

Mom I really miss you now more then ever. It has been recently that I have learned the events that happened on Dec. 4 and I cry whenever I read an article about you. I love you mom.

Owen Foster-Hickey

December 14, 2015

May you rest in peace and never be forgotten.

FCC Criminal Justice Cadet Cameron Picke
Fairfield Career Center

December 4, 2015

Mom, it is always this day that I miss you most. I love you mom.

Son Owen Foster-Hickey

December 4, 2015

11 years ago you were taken from us-- Can remember that night like it was yesterday... Your not forgotten.. Badge 2145 forever..

Chief Deputy Jim Gilbert
Franklin County SO (Retired CPD)

December 4, 2015

Melissa Foster is my mom and I really miss her around Christmas. It is my favorite time of year, but I can not celebrate it properly without my mom. I miss you mom, Merry Christmas

Owen Foster-Hickey

December 2, 2015

Happy birthday Melissa. We all love and miss you very much.Not a day goes by that your not thought of. We know your celebrating with all our loved loves. Love and miss you.

Julie Fenner
baby sis

May 17, 2015

Happy Birthday sis. I love you and miss you very much. Think about you all the time. Were all doing good

baby sister

May 20, 2014

Happy mothers day mommy. i love and miss you so much.

Elaine Foster-Thornton
Daughter of Officer Foster

May 11, 2014

Just a real quick hi and happy mothers day. Love you and miss you so much

R. J. Thornton

May 11, 2014

So its 9 years since you were taken from us. In the past 9 years so many things have changed but so much remains the same. our daughter is growing up, she's a teen ager now and so grown up. She misses you so much. As do so many people
We love and miss you so much

robert thornton

December 3, 2013

Love and miss u always .

Julie Fenner

December 3, 2013

Our daughter has a great singing voice, tonight we meet some of her friends from school at a restaurant that had karaoke, all of the girls were good. Im a little bias when it comes to her I think she is the best of the group. She is still really shy but this seems to be helping her. I wish you were her to see it.
She is doing absolutely amazing in school she got 6 A's and 1 B and she was mad about the B.
She makes me so proud of her. She is so caring when it comes to her friends, a few weeks ago one of them was having a problem and told her about the things she was thinking of doing. It scared her she made the friend promise not to do anything and then came and told me what was going on. She then went back to her friend and didn't leave her side for the rest of the night, I was so shocked at first at how she handled it then I stopped and realized that she did exactly what I expected her to do. She has started to take more and more responsibility in her every day life. I know you would be so proud of her also. ok enough babble for tonight
we love and miss you very much!

R.J. Thornton

November 17, 2013

Mel I know I haven't been on here much lately been trying to work through some thing it seems never ending more paper work than I ever did as an officer you remember those 6 page DUI reports you always yelled at me about I would love to be doing one of them right now. Instead they mail it to me I fill it out and mail it back and so on and on. Our daughter is having a friend sleep over to night they are in her bedroom just having a good old time (yes I know its 1 am but there is no school in the am) she is changing so much this year I hate to see it happen but I know no matter what I do its going to happen. She has been talking more and more about wanting to become a police officer and always ask me to tell her stories from when I was out and about causing trouble. Some times ill look over at her and think about how much she is just like you. I am glad for that. Here in just a few short weeks we will be at the 9 year mark, it hurts me to see her when she asks me to tell her more about you and what you were like. She wants to know every thing that I know and then some. I cant believe you have been gone 9 years some days I still have trouble getting out of bed it is still that fresh in my mind. Well im going to go and try to get some sleep don't get much of that anymore,
We love you and miss you so much.

R. J. Thornton

November 11, 2013

Our daughter has turned 13 she's doing great in school all A's and B.s she has to get that from you. She was talking about what it is going to be like when she becomes a police officer. In some way's that scares me but it also makes me very proud of her she is becoming more and more like you all the time.
We Love you and Miss you very much

robert thornton

October 22, 2013

Happy Mothers day!!!!! love you and miss you

Robert Thornton

May 12, 2013

I am sitting here thinking of you and your kids. I know Owen has to be getting big. My Tyler-Jacob is so big and smart. I wish they could know each other. anyway. I am really missing you tonight. I hope you are watching with Tina,Jay, Grandma and Grandpa. I look at the relationship my boys have with my dad and I miss having that with Grandma and grandpa. anyway. Just wanted to let you know I still think about you and miss you and Tina.
love you both so much

Linda Starr Hemmes-Haggerty

March 1, 2013

Its been 8 years since you were taken from us. There isn't a day that goes by that we don't thick of you. We love you and missed you so much. I still want to pick up the phone and call you and relize I can't. So I talk to you in my prayers. Love you and missed you.

Julie Fenner
Melissas baby sister

December 4, 2012

Gone, but not forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department

December 4, 2012

8 years have passed since we said good bye, there is not a day that doesn't go by that you are not thought of. Miss you and love you.


December 4, 2012

Melissa you will never be forgotten, I think of you, Keith Evans, Chris Claypool everytime I stop and drunk or drug driver.

Officer Lonnie Daugherty

December 4, 2012

Hard to believe it has been 8 years since she was killed! Heading over to Gender Rd in a few minutes to pay tribute with many others! Glad her shift continues to honor her every year on this horrible date..."2145 you are not forgotten"

Sgt Jim Gilbert (Columbus PD)
President FOP Lodge #9

December 4, 2012

May she rest in peace.


December 4, 2012

I think and I think and I wonder what life would be like with you. It’s hard because I don’t really remember some things I should. I think about all of the things you missed .My first day of school my first loose tooth. I never was very good at long speeches or weightings about other people.
I love and miss you so much .

Daughter of Officer Melissa M. Foster

December 3, 2012

Well we are almost at 8 years you have been gone. Our daughter is sitting up with me for a while tonight, she is growing up to be more and more like you every day. She is getting ready for her first school dance on Friday; she is now in the sixth grade and has adjusted very well to middle school. She has been on the honor roll all year and is doing very good in school. It is so hard sometimes not to have you here to lean on when needed or to help make up my mind what to do. It seems like a life time since you were taken from us 8 years ago and other times it feels like it just happened yesterday.
Well as the tears well up in my eyes once again I am going to stop for now.
Love you and miss you so much.

Robert Thornton

December 3, 2012

8years -so long ago -still feels like yesterday.Gone but never forgotten.Love and miss you dear Melissa.


December 3, 2012

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