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Patrolman Michael James Crawshaw

Penn Hills Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, December 6, 2009

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Reflections for Patrolman Michael James Crawshaw

Rest in peace Patrolman Crawshaw.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 18, 2019

May God bless Mike for all eternity. May He grant peace and comfort to Matt and the entire Crawshaw family until they all meet again in Heaven. Stay strong for each other!

Officer Paul Hughes

December 2, 2017

Patrolman Crawshaw, you will be forever remembered as a hero. Not only to your family & department, but to me as well. You were a victim of someone else's clouded decisions. I hope your family and friends live on in your memory.

Anonymous

May 2, 2017

You are remembered today and every day brother in blue. Thank you for giving the ultimate and know that a prayer is headed your way today not only to you but also to your entire family and friends. RIP we have the watch from here

Patrol officer Anonymous Anonymous
Wisconsin police agency

December 6, 2016

Thinking of you today.

Jake
a citizen

December 6, 2015

A Hero now in Heaven, Always remembered and Never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.

December 6, 2014

Just drove past a blue jeep. Saw a sticker with your name and recognition.. Thanks you for your service and all you have done. I don't know you but I know of you now. Rest in peace and I hope you are up there with Derek Kotecki E.O.W Wednesday, October 12, 2011.

Civilian

May 25, 2014

As I sit here today, your memory weighs heavy on my heart. It has been so long since you became free from the pain here on earth and got to celebrate with your maker and beloved family. I pray for your survivors that they may be making amends with this tragedy. I also ask God to free them of the pain by allowing the truth of the tragedy to reveal itself. I always think of you and I know that you know you are loved and missed! This hero has forever touched my life!

Anonymous
Citizen

April 2, 2014

Although we had never met you were my Brother, my family!!

As soon as you put on the uniform, pinned on the badge, and swore the oath you became part of the largest and most loving family in the world, the Thin Blue Line family and you will forever be remembered and loved as long as I draw breath.

You can rest peacefully my Brother as we are watching over your loved ones, your friends and co-workers, because that is what a family does, we look out for each other.

We are here to take up the fight that you so dearly loved and we shall all make you proud.

You fought the good fight with dignity, pride and honor, and that is the making of a true hero, a brother, a loved one.

I'm not ashamed to say that I will shed a tear when your name is mentioned as you are my beloved Brother and I will miss you. What gives me the courage to go on is knowing that when my time comes you will be waiting for me with open arms in the roll call room above and say, "Welcome Brother, I have saved a place at St. Michael's table for you, and now we can catch up on what I have missed"

Sleep peacefully Blue Angel as you have earned your rest and I and every LEO worldwide love you, miss you, and shall never ever forget you.

You are loved now and forever by your Thin Blue Line family.

Rest my Brother you have earned it.

Your Brother in Blue

Sgt
annonymous

February 27, 2014

Officer Crawshaw... Although we have never met I would like to thank you for your service. You are a true hero in every sense of the word. I used to work with your brother Matt many years ago when we were both fairly new in this profession. On more than one occasion I have come across a passage written by your family and friends. You are clearly a great man who was loved by many and is missed by all. This post is made with the utmost respect for you and your family. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. Rest easy brother...

Sgt. R. Lacher
North Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

October 22, 2013

I did not know you but I was one of your bretheren. A 42 year vet of law enforcement, a Penn Hills HS graduate I grieve for the loss of a fine officer and a member of the limited faternity of the cop world. May you be protecting our God in heaven

Lt. Kevin W. Graham
Pa State Police (Retired)

January 30, 2013

Three years have gone by, but you're still in my heart & on my mind. You touched so many lives & have made a huge difference in this world & in my life. I love you.

Anonymous

January 1, 2013

Three years later. It is hard to believe. In loving memory. Rest in peace brother. We raised a toast to your memory.

Patrolman Brian Kocian
North Fayette PD

December 6, 2012

Police Officer Michael Crawshaw,
In less than a half hour, it will mark three years since you gave the ultimate sacrifice for our community of Penn Hills.

I will never forget that night! That night my heart sank knowing that we lost one of our officers. My heart went out and continues to go out to your family! I wear a memorial braclet with your name on it to remind me that if it were not for people like you, we would not be able to live in a safe community.

Thank you for the two and a half years you gave us. This community will forever be grateful for you and your service to keep our community safe. May we all see you one day and patrol from up above!

Andrew Holodnik
Administration of Justice Student

December 5, 2012

Not a day goes by that I don't think of you. Miss you. Love you.

Anonymous

September 14, 2012

I think of you everyday bud, I miss you. Protect us from above.
We love you Mike.

Anonymous
Friend

April 3, 2012

I still think of you everyday & miss you so much.

Anonymous

February 14, 2012

Rest in peace god bless you.

Lt. J.P.
B.P.D

December 8, 2011

"When men of courage and steadfastness lose their lives in the faithful performance of duty, there is little that need be said by those of us who did not face the danger. Their deeds speak far more eloquently."

~ James V. Bennett
Director, Bureau of Prisons, 1946

Rick Parfitt, chief
Edison State College Public Safety

December 6, 2011

I woke up this morning thinking of you, Michael. Only after watching the news at lunchtime did I realize this is the anniversary of your passing. I used to work with your Aunt Denise. My thoughts and prayers are with your family today, and I thank you for your sacrifice.

anonymous

December 6, 2011

Wishing for some peace for your family on this second anniversary of your passing and thanking for your service to your fellow man. RIP Officer Crawshaw.

Anonymous

December 6, 2011

RIP Officer Crawshaw and thank you for your service. Please continue to watch over us from above.

Rob

October 20, 2011

You are so missed & loved...

Anonymous

July 8, 2011

We miss you Mikey every day. We still can not believe that you are gone. Brady talks about you constantly and I KNOW that you are watching over him, Lyla, and Matt. Thank you. I love you and miss you terribly... Jess

Jessica Crawshaw
sister-in-law to Michael J. Crawshaw

June 3, 2011

It has been over a year since this senseless tragedy. It still shakes me to the core when I see this on the Officer Down page. I drove down Johnston Rd today while on patrol and I got a weird tingle in my spine...I felt you Mike. Thanks for watching over all of us now....

Thanks brother

Ofc. James Yurek
Penn Hills Police/co-worker

January 31, 2011

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