Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Agent Michael Del Thomas

Aurora Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, September 20, 2006

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Reflections for Agent Michael Del Thomas

Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 20, 2020

I am sorry I wasn't on scene sooner. I often think about the day this happened. I also wanted to express my sorrow to your family but had no words. I hope your at peace.

Officer George Kessler
Bureau of Prisons

October 10, 2018

I am thankful for our first responders and appreciate seeing other officers remember their fellow brothers and sisters. God bless and keep you all safe.

Michelle E.

April 4, 2018

Mike,

Thought of you today...
You still cross my mind from time to time. I remember days spent in PAR briefings, your jokes, the pride as you spoke of your daughter, your plans for the future, and then that last day of Koga training. I don't get by here often, but you are not forgotten.

K. Kurian

February 12, 2017

Mike, I miss you greatly. You were more than a brother-in-law to me, you were my brother and always will be. To this day, in honor of you, I thank each and every officer I come across, and if it is in a restaurant or coffee shop, I gratefully buy their meals and let them know how greatly they are appreciated. I know how important it is to recognize their courage and willingness to put themselves in harm's way, and the challenges their families face each and every day. I love you, bro. I know you are in the best and most honored of places.

family member
family member

July 7, 2015

Michael, it has been 8 years today when my sister called and told me of the news. To say I was saddened is an understatement. She had told me several weeks before that you had reached out to me to say hi, and I never responded. The memories from high school and the few years after, all came flooding back. We had some times then and I remember very vividly the day in court when you stepped forward to explain the actions of 13 impetuous seniors in high school getting caught in our senior prank. I miss you old friend and I pray that your family still holds the memory of who you were very dear to their hearts. Farewell old friend, you were top drawer always. Hinkley High Class of '72!!

Brian Buck
Old Friend

September 20, 2014

I had moved back to Texas and not spoken to Mike for a while, when Jesus took him home. He and I helped each other through Aurora's academy. I helped him with the legal stuff -- he helped me survive my separation and later divorce. He had a big smile and even bigger laughter. I will never forget playing "Warball" with him and the time I was fighting two guys in a bowling alley -- and how thrilled I was to see him arrive. I miss you a lot. May God richly bless the loved ones he so dearly loved and left behind.

Sgt. J. Steven Thurston
Harrison County Sheriff's Department

August 5, 2014

Even though we never met. I can't but think about the family you left behind . I wish I had words for them but I don't. I am just glad that justice was served .

Officer George kessler
Bop

May 16, 2014

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones. Continue to keep watch over all of them. Know that you have not been forgotten. Thank you for the many years of dedicated service to law enforcement and to others.

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

September 20, 2013

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 29, 2013

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 21, 2012

Rest in Peace, Agent Thomas. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 24, 2012

SO MANY YEARS HAVE GONE BY, BUT THE MEMORIES NEVER FADE, THE PAIN OF LOSING YOU IS STILL STRONG AS EVER, WE MISS YOU SO BAD MIKE AND WISH EVERY SINGLE DAY THAT YOU WERE STILL HERE WITH US. I CAME ACROSS THE THANKSGIVING PICTURES FROM MY APARTMENT LONG AGO AND BROKE DOWN AND CRIED. IT'S GONE BY SO FAST MIKE BUT TO ME IT STILL FEELS LIKE YESTERDAY. YOU ARE ALWAYS IN MY HEART AS YOU WILL BE THROUGH THE UP COMING HOLIDAYS...LOVE YOU, MISS YOU TERRI AND KARLI

TERRI NCIC AGENT
DENVER SHERIFF DEPARTMENT

November 24, 2011

Mike,
I miss you my friend. I miss your humblenss and your saying of "I ain't nobody", when in fact you were somebody to many of us.

Thank you for having the courage and strength to "hold on" to keep your partners safe that night.

God bless you.

Monument Police Chief Jake Shirk
Old Team Member

December 13, 2010

missing you

ncic
denver

September 22, 2010

still missing you everyday, my life is so empty without
you.

terri
denver police ncic agent

September 21, 2010

Hi Mikey,
I asked God if He would put you on my team. Could you and Hutch watch out for my guys--help them to see around the corners. Teach them to know joy even though their eyes have seen too much for their young years. Just like you watched over me so many years ago on those late graveyard shifts. Thank you Mikey for being there--thank you for being here now.

Mary
An Old Friend

August 25, 2010

God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain; but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way.

Rest in peace!

Michelle - wife of US Marshal

June 24, 2010

Agent Thomas - It would be another year before I retired from LAPD and moved to Colorado. I was already reading the online newspapers to keep track of things in what would become our new home. The nature of your loss hit me, reminding me of what I already knew...that no place, anywhere, is safe for cops.

Thanks for your service to both the people of Aurora and the State of Colorado. I stood in the State Assembly chambers, last Friday, when your name was read off during a resolution regarding the upcoming Peace Officer's memorial week. You, and the almost 250 others, are not forgotten.

May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

April 26, 2010

I missed you so bad this week.
I miss you every single day.

terri
denver ncic

April 13, 2010

For some reason you crossed my mind today, and I just wanted to say you are missed.

An old Friend

March 24, 2010

MERRY CHRISTMAS MIKE.....this was your favorite holiday, you had the heart of a child on this special day. we truely
miss that.

Terri
Denver

December 25, 2009

Thinking of you and your loved ones on this day. Continue to watch over all of your loved ones and those still out on patrol. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

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

September 20, 2009

To Agent Michael Del Thomas, his family and his fellow officers with the Aurora Police Department:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Agent Thomas‘s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Agent Thomas and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

September 20, 2009

still missing you everyday, especially with the day fastly approaching, I still find it hard to believed this will be 3 years....it still cuts like yesterday.
see you out there sunday.

NCIC
DPD

September 15, 2009

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