Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

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 Brother. May your family find strength in the Lord, knowing you are now sitting at his right hand watching over them.

Retired Master Police Officer
Orlando Police Department

December 7, 2009

Rest in peace my brother!

Sgt Morris

December 7, 2009

MAY THE ANGELS LEAD YOU IN AND PROTECT YOU FOREVER. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AND THE PENN HILLS POLICE DEPARTMENT PENNSYLVANIA.
AUNT OF TROOPER CRAIG J TODESCHINI EOW 04/23/06

Anonymous

December 7, 2009

Rest in peace brother.

Ofc. R. Cook
Borough of Etna P.D.

December 7, 2009

To the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Crawshaw, I extend my sincerest condolences. As an inscription at the National Law Enforcment Officers Memorial reads, it is not the way that these officers died that made them heroes, it is the way they lived. I'm certain that Mike was great example of honor, courage and professionalism and that is what each of you need to remember in the trying days ahead.

Godspeed.

Special Agent
U.S. Government

December 7, 2009

This Monster should of never been out on Parole!!!
with an ankle braclet????!! When is this going to stop!!
Rest in Peace Brother, YOU WATCH IS OVER....

Retired
Police Officer

December 7, 2009

Rest in peace, brother.

Captain Cedric Raymond
NYPD

December 7, 2009

Officer Crawshaw, you will never be forgotten and will be in my daily prayers.
My prayers and condolences to you sir, to your family and to your Police Family Thank you for your bravery, your courage, dedication and sacrifices you made in protecting the people of Pittsburgh, and Penn Hills. God Bless you as you now sleep in God's Love and in His Arms.
As a mom of two young Police Officers in Philadelphia I will never ever understand the violence against our Police. They are our Hero's and it seems like they are being taken away from their families too often because of hate and total lack of disrespect .
With respect and prayers
Kathi Halligan Phila PA wife and mom of LEO'S

Kathi Halligan
Philadelphia PA

December 7, 2009

To the family of Officer Crawshaw,
On behalf of the men and women of the Carnegie Mellon Police Department I would like to express our heartfelt sorrow for your tragic loss. Michael's courage, commitment to duty and sacrifice will not be forgotten. May God bless you.

Chief Tom Ogden
Carnegie Mellon University Police

December 7, 2009

Our hearts sincerely go out to Officer Crawshaw, his family and all at Penn Hills Police Department. We at Pelham have just lost a brother under similar horrific circumstances. Rest in peace brother.

Officer Derrick Forbes
Pelham Alabama

December 7, 2009

To the family, friends and Co-workers of Officer Crawshaw,
I am so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you across our Great United States. Be safe out there and know the Law Enforcement community is with you and loves you.
Officer Crawshaw, you will be missed. Thank you for protecting us.
Trooper's daughter

Anonymous

December 7, 2009

My condolences go out to Officer Crawshaw's family, friends and fellow officers.

Rest in Peace

Ofc. Jennifer Panza Addington
Shawnee Hills Police Department

December 7, 2009

My Thoughts and Prayers are with the Family and Friends of Officer Michael Crawshaw and his extended family, the Penn Hills Police Department. Rest in Peace, Rest in Peace.

David B. McIntyre, Deputy Director
Allegheny County Police Training Academy

December 7, 2009

"REST IN PEACE"
"The Final Inspection"

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges
can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."

Author Unknown

Anonymous

December 7, 2009

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God". Matthew 5:9

Major Jodie Snider
US Army Military Police Corps

December 7, 2009

You will never be forgotten by your Police Brothers and Sisters. Thank you for your service to your country and to your community. Rest in peace Brother.

I AM A WARRIOR — by Jon F. Hooper
I stand with God. I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary.
I fight for those who can’t. I fight for Justice.
I fight for the oppressed and the downtrodden.
And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, for I serve to protect the innocent.
It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries.
Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee.
Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor.
Cry not at my passing, for it was my honor to fight for you.
Shed not tears of sorrow, but tears of joy:
For now, I stand with God!

Blessed are the peacekeepers

D/C Colin Davies #6745 (Retired)
Toronto Police Service

December 7, 2009

Rest in Peace, Brother. Thank you for your service. Our Department will surely miss you...

God Speed, Mike and God bless your family...

Anonymous

December 7, 2009

Rest in peace brother. God has a special place for hero's in heaven.

Sgt. Michael Paciorek
Hampshire County Deputy Sheriff

December 7, 2009

You and your family will remain in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.
All Gave Some Because Some Gave All
Rest in Peace Brother, Rest in Peace

Sgt. Al
Chicago Police Dept. (retired 2008)

December 7, 2009

Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Crawshaw, his family and the members of the Penn hills Police Department. Rest in peace Brother....

Member
Northwest Lancaster County Regional Police Dpeartment

December 7, 2009

To The Family of Officer Michael Crawshaw,
Please know that you are not alone. The Law Enforcement community will be there for you. I know there are no words to make the pain go away. Michael is a hero and his memory will live forever.


Officer Crawshaw,
May you Rest In Peace. Please watch over your brothers in blue.

Melissa
A Police Officer's Wife in Pittsburgh, PA

December 7, 2009

Rest in Peace my Brother; may God bless you, your family, friends and the members of the Penn Hills Police Department.

I AM A WARRIOR
by Jon F. Hooper

I fight not for glory or fame,
For they are momentary.
I fight for those who can't.
I fight for Justice.
I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden.
And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets,
For I serve to protect the innocent.
It matters not where or when,
For evil knows no boundaries.
Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny,
I will not flee.
Justice is my weapon.
Faith is my shield.
Hope is my armor.
Cry not at my passing,
For it was my Honor to fight for you.
Shed not tears of sorrow,
But tears of joy,
For now,
I stand with God.

Ptlm. Mark Marchesi #2521
Parkside Police Dept. (Delco, PA)

December 7, 2009

Rest in Peace Hero. Please watch over us all as we carry on the watch. I heard this morning that the thing who took your life was caught. May justice be served, and god bless your family, friends, and fellow officers in this trying time. You will never be forgotten!!

LEO
Pennsylvania

December 7, 2009

To the Family and Friends of Officer Crawshaw,
This is so upsetting to me, having just lost my father in the line of duty 2 months ago. I pray that the peace of the Lord will be with you in the coming days and months and I pray that he will have justice.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God
Matthew 5:9

Jillian Hutchens
Daughter of Sgt. Mickey Hutchens-WSPD EOW 10/12/09

December 7, 2009

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Crawshaw. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your Family.
You will never be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

VIPS Jeff Claybern 750
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

December 7, 2009

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