Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Public Safety Officer Mason James Samborski

Oak Park Department of Public Safety, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, December 28, 2008

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Reflections for Public Safety Officer Mason James Samborski

I am very sorry for Mason's family & fellow officers' loss!!! My heart & prayers go out daily for them....

May Officer Mason Samborski rest in peace in our Loving Heavenly Father's Arms....

Downriver Michigan Resident

January 13, 2009

Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. There is no way to explain the pain when someone gives their life to serving our communities and is taken away from us in such a senseless act. We have felt the pain and disbelief. Rest In Peace!

Janie Dressel, Sister-In-Law to
Det. Keith Dressel, Toledo OH EOW 2-21-07

January 12, 2009

I am deeply saddened by the loss of yet another ambitious, dedicated,hard working Officer, and father. I did not know Mason,but I did attend his memorial service,and I was more than impressed of those who spoke in his honor. His friends and family spoke of his incredible wit and intelligence and his love for not only the JOB but especially for his wife and daughter. I am sorry for his brother and sister Officers,and for his wife and child as well as his parents and all those who loved him. DHPD lost a brother and close friend in 2006, and the advice I can offer is to visit this site often to honor Mason and especially to offer your support for his family. It really helps to see people all over the country offering their love and support. God Bless

Cpl Voiles
Dbn Hts PD

January 9, 2009

My Dearest Family and Friends

Somethings I'd like to say but first of all to let you know that I arrived okay.

I'm writing this from Heaven where I dwell with Our Lord above. where there's no more tears or sadness just eternal Love. Please don't be unhappy because I'm out of sight, remember that I'm with you every morning,noon and Night.

The Day I had to leave you when my Life on earth was through God picked me up and hugged me and He said I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, You were missed while you were gone. As for your Dearest Family they'll be here later on.
I need you here so badly as part of my big plan. Theres so much we have to do to help our Moral Man.
Then God gave me a list of things that He wished for me to do, and foremost on that list of mine is to watch and care for you.
I'll be beside you everyday and through out the years, And when your sad. I'm standing there to wipe away your tears.
When You lie in bed at night the day's chores put to flight God and I are close you in the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on Earth and all the loving years, because your only human they are bound to bring you tears.

Please don't be afraid to cry, it does releive the pain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned, But if I were to tell you You wouldn't understand.One thing is for certain, though my life on Earth is over I'm closer to you now than I ever was before.

To My many Friends, Trust God knows what is best.I'm still not far away from you I'm just beyond the crest.

So, If you can help somebody who is in sorrow or in pain, then you can say to God at night my day was not in vain.
And now I am contented that with my life. it was worth while,Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
If you meet somebody who is down and feeling low just lend a hand and pick him up as on your way you go.
When Your walking down the street and you've got me on your mind just know Im walking in your footstep only a half a step behind.
And if you feel a gentel breeze or wind upon your face thats me just giving you a great big hug or just a soft embrace.
I will always love you from the land way up above We'll be in touch again soon
PS God sends his Love.
God Bless Your Family

Brandon Sullivan
Detroit Police Department, MI (Ret)

January 9, 2009

Officer Samborski,

Thank you for your service in making this country a safer place for us to live. My deepest condolences go out to your family. Rest easy sir, you will never be forgotten.

New Jersey State Police

January 9, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Deputy A. Romanelli
Oyyawa County Sheriff Department MI

January 9, 2009

May you rest in Peace, prayers for your family & friends


January 8, 2009

Thank you for your dedication and service. May justice come swiftly for the scum that killed another of our heros! God Bless and Godspeed.


January 8, 2009

Thank you for your service to others! You'll not be forgotten!


January 8, 2009

Blessing to your family and brothers. May you rest in peace and watch over your brother.

Jessica- fiance of the blue

January 8, 2009

Go in peace my brother and may you be remembered as a hero always, for you paid the ultimate sacrifice for those whom you love.

Ofcr. P. Brown
Shreveport police

January 8, 2009

Our heart goes out to Officer Samborski's family and Friends. Hopefully they know he is happy in a far better place

007 District Englewood
Third Watch

January 7, 2009

All though we did not know one another Mason, it does not matter. Even though we wore different colored uniforms our goal was the same-to protect & serve. We'll take it from here my brother. Rest in peace my Brother in Blue.
Ofc. Trevino

A Police Officer's Prayer
author unknown

Oh Almighty God,
Whose Great Power And Eternal
Wisdom Embraces The Universe,
Watch Over All Policemen and
Law Enforcement Officers.
Protect Them From Harm
In The Performance Of Their Duty
To Stop Crime, Robberies,
Riots And Violence.
We Pray, Help Them Keep
Our Streets And Homes Safe
Day And Night.
We Recommend Them To
Your Loving Care
Because Their Duty Is Dangerous.
Grant Them Your Unending Strength And
Courage In Their Daily Assignments.
Dear God, Protect These
Brave Men & Women,
Grant Them Your Almighty
Unite Them Safely With Their
Families After Duty Has Ended.

Officer Robert Trevino
Clinton Police Department, MI

January 7, 2009

Our prayers are with the family of Officer Samborski.Words can not express what we feel for you. We do understand the dedication of persons like Mason. I am a mother of a dedicated Michigan officer who attended his service in Oak Park. In October we lost a very dear friend, Deputy Sheriff Sarah Irene Haylett Jones.
Thank you for your service here on earth and may you now rest in peace Officer Mason Samborski.


January 7, 2009

Mason, your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. To Mason's family and fellow officers, you will get through this. Lean on each other while you remember and honor Mason.

Grand Rapids PD

January 7, 2009

Mrs Samborski

The Oak Park Police are the Best-I thank you for sharing him with us. I wish you the very best. It will get better, trust me. You have a hero. Kiss your daughter for all of us citizens.

Oak Park resident

January 6, 2009



(Oak Park)

Joanne Kippert
sister to Sgt. Bergman (Oak Park Police Department)

January 6, 2009

Rest in peace Brother Mason, you are a true Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (Retired)
Sand Springs PD OK

January 6, 2009

My heart goes out to you and your family at this time. I know all to well the pain that comes with being told your husband isn't coming home at the end of the night. I recently lost my husband in the line of duty. Please know you are in my prayers as you start the long journey ahead too many of us are on. Rest in Peace Officer.

Katy Skinner
Wife of officer Charlie Skinner EOW 11/08/2008

January 6, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this extremely difficult time.

J Kozminski

January 5, 2009

Res in Peace, brother. You served and died as a Hero.

Det. Castelhano
Mount Vernon NY PD

January 5, 2009

My wife was lucky enough to have worked with Mason. She shared many stories with me of what a kind,funny, and good natured person he was. He was constantly talking about you and your daughter. I attended his funeral; and I think it was only fitting that the clouds parted, and sun shone down on us at the conclusion.
He will always be remembered as a hero to all of us who continue this job; we keep you in our thoughts and prayers always.

R. Backlund
Madison Heights Police

January 4, 2009

Mrs. Samborski,

My heart breaks for you! As a fellow officer's wife, I can relate to sleepless nights awaiting my husbands safe return home. I cannot imagine the pain you must be feeling! I am deeply sorry for your loss. I pray that God will comfort you, your precious daughter, and your family.

Rest in Peace Officer Samborski!

Deb- wife of a police officer

January 4, 2009

Lord be with Officer Samborski's family and his fellow officers. Protect and watch over them , and give them peace knowing he is in your kingdom.

Nathan Calloway
Choctaw Nation Tribal Police, Oklahoma

January 4, 2009

Mason you and your family are in my everyone's prayers. God will continue to look after you in heaven. I worked with Mason while I was in FTO at ELPD back in 2003. I remember you as always being a great person. To your family, continue to pray and God will bless you and make sure that wonderful child knows that their father was a great man.

God Bless

Officer T. Davis
Lansing Community College Police Department

January 4, 2009

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