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Police Officer Stephen James Mayhle

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, April 4, 2009

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Reflections for Police Officer Stephen James Mayhle

To these three brave officers, their families and loved ones and to the brave men and women of the Pittsburgh Police Department, especially the ones who also responded and assisted that day, God Bless and God Speed. Officers Sciullo, Mayhle and Kelly, thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

April 4, 2021

Officer Mayhle, 11 years ago today you and your partners where horrifically ambushed and murdered while trying to protect a mother from her son. .your killer deserved the death penalty which he got in 2011 . rest easy

Mark Mottola

April 4, 2020

I am doing a reflection of events leading to the End of Watch for Officer Mayhle for my Criminal Justice college course. Decided to leave this reflection to pay my respects to this officer and his family. Thank you for your service and for you sacrifice.

Ryan Szpala

November 3, 2019

Hi Steve: The city held a wonderful service in your honor.. I stopped by in the afternoon. You are missed. Your daughters are beautiful, I can't believe one daughter will be driving already and your next daughter is in the teens. OMG, time flew. I will never forget that day and being there. I can't believe it is 10 years already. I am sure you're with GOD and may GOD be with your family. I know your watching over all. RIP

Margo, LE LODD Survivor, Ret. Pittsburgh {PA} Rescue 1 & PATF1; Monroeville FD

April 4, 2019

Officer Mayhle,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Officers who were also killed in that incident for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pittsburgh. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 4, 2019

Rest in peace.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

April 4, 2019

Scripture assures us that, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called [children] of God.” Matthew 5:9 ESV and “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 ESV.

Rev. Dr. Steven Robert Closs, DD, MSBS
Licensed & Ordained Independent Christian Minister
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DD, MSBS
Merrimack NH Police Department

July 29, 2018

Steve: I will never forget that day and being there. I can't believe it is 9 years already. I am sure you're with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Ret. Pittsburgh Rescue 1

April 4, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

April 4, 2018

Just read your story. Sadly too familiar. Thank you for serving and protecting. May you rest in peace. Thoughts are with your family.

Survivor G. Birkholz
Mother of Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011

April 2, 2018

"When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.”


Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 12, 2015

A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand

April 4, 2015

RIP Brother. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 12, 2015

It has been 4 years but your sacrifice is not forgotten. Thank you for your service, may you rest in peace.

Amy R. Cafardi

April 4, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the third anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I hold your family in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 4, 2012

The trial for this POS started & hopefully for the sake of the families & co-workers of these fallen heroes, he will without a doubt be found guilty & rot in hell for the pain & suffering he has caused to all involved.
RIP Ofc. Mayhle, Ofc. Kelly & Ofc. Sciullo. Your heroism will never be forgotten.

Deputy Michael Cooper
Lawrence County Missouri Sheriff's Dept

June 21, 2011

Two years ago today and the city of Pittsburgh hasn`t forgotten and never will.

John 15:13
"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his family and friends"

Rocky Geppert

April 4, 2011

Rest easy, Officer Mayhle. You were not forgotten today.


February 16, 2011

Not forgotten today. Thank you for you sacrifice


April 4, 2010

To Officer Stephen J. Mayhle, his family and his fellow officers with the Pittsburgh Police Department:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Ofc. Stephen J.Mayhle’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Ofc. Mayhle and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

April 4, 2010

Verse 1
On that day,
You could have turned, and just run away
But you chose to give your all.
So I try,
To understand to find a reason why
The hero had to fall

Pre chorus
And I know that there is hope
Even as I cry
But it's still hard to say goodbye

Fly away my friend. Fly away my friend
We will meet again. We will meet again.

Verse 2
As for me.
I'm hanging on to every memory.
Every laugh and every tear.
But I know.
That you are gone. I have to let you go.
To the One who placed you here.

Verse 3
I hear them play.
Amazing Grace, they bury you today.
And thousands say goodbye
So it ends,
And I am proud that I could call you friend
Silently I whisper...

Daniel Russell
Best Friend

February 11, 2010

Rest in peace brother.

Trooper Brock A. Vogt #997
Missouri State Highway Patrol

January 28, 2010

Stephen, you are remembered today and everyday. I thank you brother for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, The pain of the loss will never be forgotten. God Bless you and your family.

Detective M. Marks
Pittsburgh Police Department

Detective M. Marks
Pittsburgh Police Department

October 28, 2009

I want to offer my condolences to this truly dedicated Officer and his family. It's a shame to hear that another officer has paid the ultimate sacrifice. We protect our communities from harm but take the risk of not coming home. I appreciate the service you have given us.

(10-7) Officer James Mayhle " You Will Deeply Missed And Never Forgotten.

Chief Jack F Harris
Phoenix Police Department

July 30, 2009

Rest in peace my brother in blue. Thank you for your service.

Reserve Deputy K. Edge

July 25, 2009

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