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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

I want the family of Trooper Mickey Lippy to know I share their grief and pain. He was on a mission of mercy and it is hard to understand why this happened to him. My grandson Christopher Nicholson Police officer at Smithsburg MD ambushed and shot to death /dec 19,2007 & was buried Christmas eve. he was 25 and had many wonderful plans for his life ahead of him. I am still devestated. I pray for your family & grieve with you


October 2, 2008

Mickey we first met and worked together at OCV (it seems like so long ago now). You taught me and others so much about being a caring and compassionate EMT. You left and went thru AACO with my husband and worked side by side on the same shift with him until you were ready to spread your wings and fly. The pride you had each day in your work was admired by many. The lives you saved and people you touched can never be measured. When we called in to find out who was on trooper 2 that night, it was a shocking pain to hear your name. I know that you are in heaven watching down on your girls and you will always be their angel. I pray for your family and know that your little one will grow up knowing how wonderful a man her daddy was. C~if you need anything please do not hesitate to contact any of us. You are always a part of the "brotherhood" not just through your services, but through Mickey's as well. I know the Marley crew that Mickey was assigned to will always be there if you should need any of them, or the wives. May GOD watch over all of you. Mickey may have flown to heaven, but is always in your heart!

Wife of AACO Lt. Fred Riedel

October 2, 2008

To Mickey's entire family

Thank you for your service and God Bless

James F Heffner

October 2, 2008

Trooper First Class Lippy, Thank You for you service to the State of Maryland and Specifically to Prince George's County. Although there are many who never knew You Personally there is a sense of loss felt by all when another Law Enforcement Officer dies in the line of duty. Rest in Peace and know that You were Very Appreciated for the job you did. God Bless You and Your Family and know that we will keep them in our Hearts and Prayers from this day forward. Trooper 2 is gone but will NEVER Be forgotten. Look down on us from above as you did so often before.

Cpl. Richie Vargas #1833
Prince George's County Police Dept.

October 2, 2008

Trooper Lippy. It's a sad day. I pray for you, your family, your friends,your co-workers, and the Maryland State Police. You were an awesome pilot. You were truly an asset to the MSP, after all, they only hire the best and you definitely one of them. Thank you for your service and may God be with your family. Please look over us.

Special Agent
Virginia State Police

October 2, 2008

Rest In Peace, Trooper Lippy.

Lt T Carr

October 1, 2008

Rest easy Troop, we will carry the torch from here. Thank you for your time and service in helping others... Your fellow brothers will never forget you... God Speed...

CPL. Brian Curley
Maryland State Police

Corporal Brian Curley
Maryland State Police

October 1, 2008

Dear Christine,

There is nothing that will take your unbearing pain away at this time.As the next few days whirl around you and the reality sets in;I hope and pray that you are surrounded for many years with the brotherhood that Mickey shared with so many.I know that Madison will know her father through the many reflections your friends,family and community will share with her as she gets older."Lippy" was a pass it on person.He lived by example;he treated others as he would want to be treated;he was a mentor to many because he did live by really is how you people see makes an impression,even if just by a minute or an you hold yourself,what you say,and how you treat others.Just in the few times I observed you on a call or out in the community you unknowingly influenced others to be just like you ...I know my son who was not a sweet innocent teenager is working towards being.."Just Like You"
Rest in peace your family and friends will take it from here.

Carroll County Resident
Someone You Passed By

October 1, 2008

On behalf of the New York State Police, our prayers are with you, your family, and all the Troopers of the Maryland State Police. May you Rest in Peace Troop.

New York State Police

October 1, 2008

To the family and friends of TFC Lippy my thoughts go out to you as we remember a trooper who gave his life so others could live. You will never be forgotten brother.

Cpl. Mike. Sekscinski
Maryland State Police

October 1, 2008

God Bless and Godspeed.

Ret. Sgt. Matthew Mumford
Maryland State Police

October 1, 2008

Thoughts and prayers are with your family and your agency. RIP Brother in Blue.

Police Officer D. Kirk #309
Round Lake Heights PD (IL)

October 1, 2008

I imagine you saved countless lives in your career, and I believe you've truly earned your place in heaven. I'll pray for your family and I hope they are able to get through time terrible time. Rest easy brother, your service wont be forgotten.


October 1, 2008

You will always be remembered as a selfless person. You are a hero in the eyes of many, thank you for giving of yourself. Our prayers and thoughts are with your family, rest in peace Mickey.

Gretchen L. Dust, Citizen
Loch Raven High Class '92

October 1, 2008

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May you rest in peace and knkw that your dedication and sacrifice will always be remembered.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

October 1, 2008

Knowing every time you make that crucial fall.
That he will come when you call.
To come and pick you up.
Or talk you out of that treacherous jump.

Whether the roads are slippery and wet.
He would still come not knowing if you’ve met
Even if Mother Nature sweeps away the trees.
He’ll be flying down that highway like a breeze.

Trooper, Trooper you are the best
Coming far from close to all the rest.
Your life’s the dream I want to come true.
Hopefully one day it will come too.

When and how it comes to the end.
The Trooper will be there standing tall again.
It’s not easy being the best.
That’s why seconds are for all the rest.



Patrol Sgt.

October 1, 2008

Thank you so much for your service. God bless you and your family.

Barbara Pope
Wife of LEO

October 1, 2008

My heart is heavy for your wife and child. My oldest daughter was 3yr and my baby was 2mo when MCPD Mark Filer died in a horrific accident in his cruiser. If not for medavace I would not have had the chance to say goodbye. Your dedication is very special to me. In 1997 I almost died from a motorcycle accident when they came to my rescue to Baltimore Shock Trauma - I lived, only because we have men and women who will go above and beyond to save the lives of others. My daughters could have been orphand that day, but now we are heathy together because of what you do.

Jennifer Orsborne
Wife of MCPD officer

October 1, 2008

Rest in Peace brother. Continue to protoect us from above. My thoughts and prayers to your family.

MSP Barrack B

October 1, 2008

High Flight, by John Gillespie Magee, Jr.

Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds -- and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of -- wheeled and soared and
swung High in the sunlit silence.

Hov'ring there,

I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air.

Up, up the long, delirious burning blue
I've topped the windswept heights with easy grace
Where never lark,
or even eagle flew.
And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod
The high untresspassed sanctity of space,

Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.

Know, that you will live forever, in the hearts and minds of those you protected, and gave a second chance to.

Thank You.

Officer Sands
Montgomery County Police

September 30, 2008

The following is a Fallen Officer's Prayer that was found while a Pueblo Police Officer visited the N.Y.P.D. Museum & Ground Zero in 2005 Officer's Prayer

Fallen Officer’s Prayer

I Never Dreamed It Would Be Me.
My Name For All Eternity.
Recorded Here At This Hallowed Place.
Alas, My Name, No More My Face.
'In The Line of Duty' I Hear Them Say.
My Family Now The Price To Pay.
My Folded Flag Stained With Their
We Only Had Those Few Short Years.
The Badge No Longer On My Chest.
I Sleep Now In Eternal Rest.
My Sword I Pass To Those Behind And
Pray They Keep This Thought In Mind.
I Never Dreamed It Would Be Me.
And With A Heavy Heart And Bended
Knee, I Ask For All Here From The
Dear God, Let My Name Be The Last.
We here at KWLF send our prayers and thoughts to all who knew Pilot Bunker and hope that these meeger words can help
easy some of the dark days ahesd
Canon City, cO

Marilyn Robinson
KWLF internet radio

September 30, 2008

Thank you and your family for all of your good work and many sacrifices- our thoughts are with you and your family. You won't be forgotten.

Ofc. MacNeill
Havre de Grace, PD, Havre de Grace, MD

September 30, 2008

High Flight
Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds - and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of - wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there
I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air.
Up, up the long delirious, burning blue,
I've topped the windswept heights with easy grace
Where never lark, or even eagle flew -
And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
The high untresspassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand and touched the face of God.

Pilot Officer Gillespie Magee
No 412 squadron, RCAF
Killed 11 December 1941

God Bless you. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and fellow Troopers. Rest in peace.

AZ Narc

September 30, 2008

Mickey I never saw your face but I never really had to. I must say "Thankyou..." 1.For serving and protecting citizens like myself and 2. Making the spouses, girlfriends, and family members of troopers like yourself remember how dangerous your job can be. As I watch my loved one put on that same uniform every day of his life that you did I wonder if I will be there to see him in the evening when he gets home. You have made me, as well as many others, realize how easy it is to take people, things, and situations for granted and how precious they truly are. Every moment and memory is a different one to hold onto and to keep. There may not be a tomorrow so live for today....

God Bless Your Family-


September 30, 2008

Mickey and I were friends at Calvert Hall and had a wonderful 4 years together. Mickey had a quite strength that one admired. He was a tough as nails football player, but off the field he carried himself very humbly. I always knew I could count on Mickey for help and a great laugh. He was low key and quite when you first go to know him, but once he liked and trusted you sometimes you could get him to stop talking.
I know he is a great father and is up w/ the Lord waiting to help his family.
God bless you Mickey.

Daniel Ames
Alumnist from Calvert Hall

September 30, 2008

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