Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael Allen Scarbrough

Wayne County Airport Authority Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, February 9, 2005

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Reflections for Sergeant Michael Allen Scarbrough

Rest well Sergeant, you will not be forgotten.

Tpr. D McGuckin
Michigan State Police

February 10, 2005

2005 has already been a rough year for Law Enforcement. May God bless you and your family, and continue to bless all in law enforcement.


February 10, 2005

Thank you for your dedication. May you rest in peace....

February 10, 2005

God speed, Sir......

wife of a Sgt
Macomb County Sheriff Dept, MI

February 10, 2005

Sgt. Scarbrough,
Thank you for your service to the citizens of Wayne County.


February 10, 2005

Thank you for your service brother. You will not be forgoten

Officer Olson
Atlanta Police Department

February 10, 2005

RIP Brother


February 10, 2005

I was saddened to hear the news of another officer’s death so soon. The qualities that Sgt. Scarbrough possessed in his character to put the uniform on everyday are the qualities that most people can only dream of possessing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your loved ones. Thank you for your sacrifice, you will not be forgotten.

Reserve Deputy Shane Beener
Kitsap County Sheriff's Department

February 10, 2005

Rest In Peace Brave Officer, We Will Take It From HERE!!!!

Lt. T. Wallace
Garden City Police

February 10, 2005

Your Families we will Now Hold Up.

To Mike and Wayne

Thank You For your Hard Work.
And for your Jokes and Laughs at so many Parties.
I Know you are now having the best time of your Life.
You have many Men and women in Blue up there with you:
I bet that is the Best Party Ever. And We Are Missing Out:

Just save some food for Us Big Guy, LOL
And I get the Last Dance.

I will truly Miss you:
You were and will always be called my Great Friend.

I will remember your Family as I say My Prayers.
And also to Deputy Wayne's family In Florida.
You aren't forgotten. Even though Miles Divide us.
Love and Work does not have Limits or miles when it comes to family and friends.

Rest now my Two Brothers.
We will Stand in your Foot Steps and try to finish what is left to do.
Although We Still Need You. We All know you will Be our Angels Watching and Leading Us From Above:

From All of Us here in Michigan:
Rest Now At Last In Peace.

Sheriffs Office / Home Land Security

February 10, 2005

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 judgment 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"
Mike was an outstanding an Officer who came to work everyday with the same enthusiasm as WE ALL did when we were first starting out.

R. Wise
Lincoln Park Police

February 9, 2005

Thank you for your service, Sgt. Scarbrough. Rest easy and let your brothers and sisters in blue take it from here.

Former Deputy Matthew T. Collins
Marion (Ohio) County Sheriff's Office

February 9, 2005

I just saw the evening news about your death 1/2 hour ago. We've lost too many officers in Metro Detroit in the past few years, and we will mourn your death as well. Thank you for your service, sir. Salute.

Dearborn P.D.

February 9, 2005

Law enforcement officers are, indeed, a special breed of people. Ask anyone on the street and they will tell you that they would not have our jobs for anything in the world. It takes something special to do what we do and at the same time be able to even contemplate retirement. We try to be optimists. Unfortunately, there are a few of us who will never make that date with retirement. By the very nature of our job, we are at risk everyday of losing our lives, either at the hand of some deranged individual or in some other situation that we, by virtue of our occupation, may be unable to avoid. Some people have recognized the hazardous duties we involve ourselves in, the risks we take, and the pride we take in accomplishing that job. There is National Law Enforcement Week, dedicated to us who gladly accept the responsibility of protecting the citizens in our respective jurisdictions. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Day is dedicated to those who gave their lives in the line of duty. These are but a two examples of remembrances specifically for law enforcement personnel. Remembrances that come but once a year. We should remind fellow officers of another type of remembrance, one that will last a lifetime. Sooner or later, a doctor will pronounce us dead. It is inevitable. Regardless of whatever happens, death is the end we will all have to face.
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Jim Moore
New Orleans P.D., Retired

February 9, 2005

Sgt. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotton. You are a hero

Virginia Beach Police Dept.

February 9, 2005

On behalf of the men and women who serve and work for the Georgia Perimeter College Police Department, our thoughts and prayers are with Sgt. Michael Scarbrough's family, friends, and co-workers with the Wayne County Airport Authority Police Department.

Rest in peace our brother in blue. The watch is ours now.

Officer Johns
Georgia Perimeter College Police Department

February 9, 2005

Today we lost two fellow Officer's even though they served Their communities many miles apart, both will begin their new Watch together. My Condolences to the Scarbrough Family and The Men and Women of the Wayne County Airport Authority Police Dept.

Thank You Sgt Scarbrough for your service to your Community and for the Job well done.

CPL Barry W Cannon
Center Hill Police Dept. Center Hill, Fl

February 9, 2005

My family would like to send our heartfelt sympathies to the family, friends, & fellow co-workers of Sgt. Michael Scarbrough.
You're in our thoughts and prayers. May God watch over all the brave men and women in law
enforcement who put their lives on the line everyday as they serve & protect their communitites.
Your job is a difficult one and we truly appreciate all you do. God bless each & everyone of you.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2-16-04

February 9, 2005

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