Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper First Class Mickey Charles Lippy

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, September 28, 2008

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Reflections for Trooper First Class Mickey Charles Lippy

The members at Arresting Hearts wish to offer their deepest heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Trooper First Class Mickey C. Lippy . Because of TFC Lippy‘s ultimate sacrifice we live in a safer place. We thank you for your service and your dedication.

The Lord replied, “The years when you have seen only one set of footprints, my child, is when I carried you.” Mary Stevenson 1936

With love and respect,

The members of ArrestingHearts


September 28, 2008

Our sincere condolences go out to the men and women of the Maryland State Police and the family of these two brave men. May God comfort you in your loss.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol

September 28, 2008

Prince George's County Fire and EMS's thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless You Brother Lippy

Firefighter Amanda L. Crisman

September 28, 2008

God bless you and your family.


September 28, 2008

Our hearts and prayers go out to your famliy and friends in their of sorrow. May God Bless and Rest in Peace!

Cpl.II David A. Murphy

September 28, 2008

With heavy hearts our family extends our deepest sympathy to your family, friends and the Maryland State Police. Mickey, your family at Shock Trauma is deeply sadened by this terrible news. Please know we are praying for you and your family. Mickey, you are a hero not for how you died, but for how you lived. Godspeed.

Leah Runaldue
Wife of a LEO

September 28, 2008

Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace...

PCO Nikki Jomidad
Harford County 911

September 28, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers are with all victims and thier families...

Julio C. Olguin/Patrol Officer
Laguna Vista PD-TX

September 28, 2008

Trooper Lippy, MSP Pilot Bunker, and the EMT from Charles County, rest in peace. Your brothers and sisters will take the watch from here.

To the family members, and members of MSP and colleagues in the MD EMS service, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Prince William County, VA, P. D.


September 28, 2008

God Bless Tfc. Lippy and Ret. Trp./Pilot Bunker both who served as "Heroes in the Sky." To all my friends at MSP Aviation Command and to the families of Tfc. Lippy and Ret. Trp./Pilot Bunker you will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

God Bless and Thank You for the Job You Do.

Corporal Shane Schapiro
MD Transportation Authority Police Collision Reconstruction Unit

September 28, 2008

I know The Lord had you safe in His Hands before your flight hit earth. May you rest safe with Him and may your loved ones know His comfort.


September 28, 2008

It is with great sadness that I worked my overnight shift and learned of this tragic accident. My prayers not only go out to Trooper Lippy but all those involved in this accident. God Bless You. R.I.P.

OFC Jason Neidig
Aberdeen PD

September 28, 2008

God speed brother thanks for service and may God be with your family and all your department brothers and sisters.

Officer Jeff Schenk
Lockport Park Police

September 28, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

September 28, 2008

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Lippy, we have the watch...

”I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.”
---Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!

Metropolitan Police Department Washington DC

September 28, 2008

I was watching a video sent to me today of a NC trooper that was killed two weeks ago, when I received the email about your crash. My condolensces to your department, and fellow troopers. May God protect your family from the pain they will feel........RIP risked your life, as you did so many times before, saving others........

Blessed are the peacekeepers........They ARE the children of GOD

Lt Keith Eremea
Arkansas State Police

September 28, 2008

God Bless you and your family.


September 28, 2008

We would like to send our warmest regards and deepest condolences to the family, friends and department of Trooper First Class Mickey C. Lippy. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult and sad time.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc.
Members & Staff

September 28, 2008

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