Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Master Police Officer Michael E. Garbarino

Fairfax County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, May 17, 2006

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Reflections for Master Police Officer Michael E. Garbarino

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Master Police Officer Michael Garbarino, and the Fairfax County P.D. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Officer Garbarino, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

May 17, 2006

May you rest in peace. God Bless you and your family. Your watch has ended, but you will never be forgotten. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Fairfax County and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Lt. L.G. "Robbie" Roberts - RETIRED
Newport News PD

May 17, 2006

I send my condolences to the family, friends, and Fairfax County Police Department regarding the demise of Master Officer Michael Garbarino. I hope everyone that knew this officer will continue to remember her bravery, courage, and the legacy in which he left.

Officer Garbarino your shift is over now, we will take it from here. Rest in peace, brother...

Deputy James E. Bradford Jr.
Bradley County Sheriif Office

May 17, 2006

To the family of P.O. Garbarino,

My heart and prayers go out to you. He held on as long as he could which was truly heroic. Sorry for your loss.

Sgt. J.J.
Detroit P.D.

Sgt. J.J.
Detroit P.D.

May 17, 2006

While it is no consolation for your loss, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Master Police Officer Garbarino.

While I did not have the privilege to have known him personally, I am certain that he has found a place in heaven through his selfless service to those he swore to protect.

Rest in peace my friend; those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin blue line.

Officer Ryan McNeil
Medicine Lodge, KS Police Department

May 17, 2006

RIP Brother.........


May 17, 2006

On behalf of the foundation and my family, your family and department have our deepest sympathy in the loss of MPO Michael Garbarino. A family lost a father, a wife lost a husband, a department lost a dedicated officer and America lost a protector. We appreciate your dedication and contributions to the community and all of Virginia. Rest in Peace.

Ted Sjurseth
America's 9/11 Foundation

May 17, 2006

It is with great saddness that I return to the officers down page to add a reflection of another great officer.
Sir your courage, valor,and will to live will always be the way of the Officers of the Fairfax County Police. Both you and Vicky have set example for the rest of us to follow.

To the Garbarino Family please know that with each waking day we will honor him by doing the best job we can do and following his example of what good police work is. You will be in My prayers every day till my watch is done. Gods Speed

Rex W. Rockhill MPO Retired
Fairfax County Police Dept

May 17, 2006

God Bless the Fairfax County PD during this most difficult time with the loss of two officers. God Bless the Garbarino family, my prayers are with you. You will never be forgotten! Thank you for your service!

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD

May 17, 2006

Rest In Peace.

U.S. Marshals

May 17, 2006

We lost another of our own today. He is now keeping "His Watch" in His hands, protecting all police officers. God Bless you, your family and the department.

A Friend Of All Police Officers
Chesterfield County Police Department

May 17, 2006

Our brother has been taken and gently laid to rest;
Fate seems so cruel at times to only take the best.
While those who care for no one are left to walk life's street; Bringing less joy than sorrow to those whose path they meet.Our brother lives forever if only in our minds;
He'll never be forgotten nor ever left behind.
He'll stand before us always as if to guide our way;
Through all our tasks and duties awaiting us each day.
Our brother has been taken and though we wonder why;
We'll still perform our duties as days then weeks go by.
We'll travel where fate leads, through days of dark or fair;
Until we stand for Roll Call beside our brother there!

May god bless you and your family. You will never be forgotten.

FAM Steven Haw
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 17, 2006

Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace sir.

M. Bartholme
Fairfax City PD (Virginia)

May 17, 2006

I was so saddened to hear that you died from the injuries you sustained on that horrible day. Such a loss for Fairfax County. First Vicki and now you too.

My thoughts and prayers are with your wife, children, parents, friends and all of the Fairfax County Police Department. It's so hard to lose one officer, but two is just so senseless.

Rest in peace

Prince William County

May 17, 2006

I heard the news while on the way to work this morning and my eyes filled with tears. This was such a senseless act which has affected so many lives. To your family, I give my sympathy. Your law enforcement family has been brought closer by this tragedy, and your name and memory will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, we'll take it from here.

Master Police Officer
George Mason University Police Department, Fairfax, VA

May 17, 2006

We grieve with you over your loss. God Bless all of you.

AZ Narc

May 17, 2006

Rest in peace brother. You are missed.

May 17, 2006

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