Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Steven Edward May

Modesto Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, July 23, 2009

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Reflections for Sergeant Steven Edward May

SIR, Thank you for your service. Keep an eye on us. We will see you one day on the other side. God bless your family and fellow cops.

Officer R M Taylor
US DOJ

July 25, 2009

To Sgt. Steven May,
Thank You for your sacrifice for our community. You gave your life so that we could be safer! Your Bravery and selflessness will forever be remembered by not only me and my family but by those who know and love you. As we come to grips with the great hole that is left here on Earth, because you are no longer here to see and touch. We will remember all the days that we were blessed to have you here with us. I did not get a chance to personally get to know you, however I do know a big part of who you are. You are: kind, sweet, warm and friendly. You love your wife and kids. You are thankful for the wonderful parents that took the time to raise you with great care. You are the friend that so many can call at anytime; that will be there no matter what the need. You are the brave young man that chose to "serve and protect" his community. You are apart of the Thin Blue Line! A Line of men and women that go out each day and want to make this world a better and safer place to live. Thank You! I know you have done just that!
As we Honor you and the sacrifice that not only you bore. Those that are left to continue on, absent of your physical presence. Yet I know your spiritual presence(love) will remain with those that know and love you. I am confident that you will be watching over all of us from a perfect place with a perfect God. I want you to know that I will keep your family continually in prayer as they walk this World without you. These next days will be difficult for sure...but we (police family as well as your community) will stand by their side and hold them up; as they grieve the loss of you Sgt. Steven May. We too Grieve with them!
With great honor and respect... The Stevenson Family.

Kathy stevenson wife of
Sgt. Howard K. Stevenson EOW 1/9/05

July 25, 2009

Thank you for your service and dedication. RIP

Anonymous

July 25, 2009

My heart goes out to Steven May's wife, children and his whole family. You had so many long years to be by his side but now he can honestly be at rest with the Lord. Nonetheless, it is painful to lose someone you love so dearly and who was such a huge part of your life. I just wanted to let you know that my thoughts have been with you and I am so sorry for your loss.

May God bless you all.

Chris Winget
Wife of Ripon Ofcr. Robert Winget EOW 4-10-07

July 25, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Sergeant May as well as the brotherhood at Modesto Police Department. May you rest in God's eternal peace our brother!

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse (NY) Police Department

July 25, 2009

Thank you for your service. Our prayers and support to the family and friends. Please remember that Steven was

Chosen by God,
Annointed by God,
Called Home by God.

Your service will never be fully understood by those you swore to protect but your memory will live on among those who truly know.

Rest in Peace.

Special Agent
DHS OIG

July 25, 2009

We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Sergeant May and we honor his distinguished service to the cause of justice and peace. Sadly, our nation has lost one of its finest citizens, a community has lost a friend and protector, and a family has lost an example of character and courage who they will love and respect forever.

To the family, friends, and colleagues of Sergeant May, I would like you to know that a lot of people pray for you, and my hope is that their prayers will give you the strength necessary to move on. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Sergeant May is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family, and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Special Agent
FBI New York City

July 25, 2009

Rest in peace sir, we have the watch now.

Deputy Sheriff
San Bernardino Sheriff's Dept., CA - Victorville City Station

July 24, 2009

MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO ALL WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF SGT MAY. MAY GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU WITH A PEACE BEYOND HUMAN UNDERSTANDING. SGT MAY, YOU HAVE SERVED WELL. MAY GOD BLESS YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. A HERO FOR SURE. YOU NOW BEGIN A NEW LIFE FOR ETERNITY.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

July 24, 2009

Rest in peace, sergeant. You are finally ar peace. Godspeed.

Ptn Mike Mainieri
Wentzville PD

July 24, 2009

REST IN PEACE.

CHIEF E.J. MORRIS
RANDOLPH MO P.D.

July 24, 2009

Sgt. May Rest in Peace.

C.O. Stephen D. Celestinoi
Westchester County Dept. of Correction, NY

July 24, 2009

I remember the evening of the pursuit. When I was involved in the pursuit I could never have imagined in a million year I would be pursuing the man who would eventually take my friends life. Hindsight is always 20/20. Listening to the 11-99 call go out, I had an uneasy, sick to my stomach feeling when it went out. I was on scene seconds after the impact and I feared the worse, I didnt know who was in the patrol vehicle at the time, however all of us feared that the officer inside was dead. I knew you were in that area and I knew how much you always wanted to be involved. I would never want a law enforcement brother being involved, however its always in the back of your mind that it isn't someone you know or someone you're close to.

I miss you my friend, I miss your gentle nature and the laughs we would share at China Gate over garlic chicken. It hard to believe its been 7 years since that tragic night. I remember standing next to the mangled wreck of what used to be your patrol car praying that you would be ok. I had a bad feeling when it took the emergency personnel so long to extract you from your vehicle. Then when you never regained consciousness I feared the worse. I had you in my prayers every day, praying for a miracle. Now we know that Heavenly Father needs you to patrol the streets of heaven. "blessed are the protectors"

You will be sorely missed my friend. I pray for Diana and her heart to heal. I pray for your children that they can have the peace and comfort knowing you are in a far much better place!!

Peace be with you my friend and God Bless you as well as your family!! I miss you my friend!

Sgt M
Stanislaus County Sheriff Dept

July 24, 2009

We'e grateful that Mr. Sergeant Steven May, served our cities and has provided a safer place for us to live in because of his courage.
My prayers are with you and your family.

Liz Gandara

Liz Gandara
a US citizen, and civiian

July 24, 2009

REST IN PEACE BROTHER. YOU ARE A TRUE HERO.

Deputy J.D.Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

July 24, 2009

Rest In Peace, your tour is over. You will never be forgotten.May God watch over you and your family.

RETIRED DETECTIVE FRANK DEMARCO
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

July 24, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It breaks my heart to know you and your family suffered for so long. I know you are safe in God's hands and he has a special place for you.

K-9 Officer Tom Summerville Jr
Eutaw Police Department

July 24, 2009

Rest in peace, brother.

Officer R. Law
Rocklin PD

July 24, 2009

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

July 24, 2009

God bless you and your family.

Officer
Georgia

July 24, 2009

May the Lord continue to watch over the family and friends of Sergeant May today and always.. Thank you Sergeant May for your service and sacrifice you are a HERo, and will never be forgotten.. Rest in Peace Sir..

Joyce
Sister of Ofc. John P Harris EOW 8/19/1994

July 24, 2009

Chief Dean Strzelecki and the entire Niles Police Department extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Sergeant May. Godspeed.

Niles, Illinois Police Department

July 24, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers of Sgt. Steven May. RIP brother-we have it from here.

Officer Jimmy Bartley
Beaumont, TX. PD

July 24, 2009

Rst in peace, your service and sacrafice will not be forgotten!

Patrolman Jeff Tripp
Marion,Ma Police Dept

July 24, 2009

Your battle is complete, you have served your community above and beyond the call of duty. AS you become acquainted with your new partners know they are also heroic and hinirable brothers and sisters in the badge who have also paid the ultimate. You and they are the elite of the elite. Your name wil never be forgotten by your brothers and sisters left behind and they will care for your family. Rest in peace brother. In Christ.

Tom Bradley, Retired
Phoenix AZ PD, AZ State Chap. FOP

July 24, 2009

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