Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Anthony Michael Wallace

Hoonah Police Department, Alaska

End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 2010

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Reflections for Sergeant Anthony Michael Wallace

Sgt. Wallace,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hoonah. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 29, 2020

RIP brothers. You were all the best the world offers and are missed every day.

David Richards, Friend and City Manager
City of Hoonah, AK

August 28, 2020

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten.

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

August 28, 2020

Anthony was an amazing human being. Every year he would send my girls little backpacks that looked like animals and filled them with gifts and gift cards. We spent endless hours on the phone and had a bond no one could break. Forever in my heart.

Crystal Palmer
Friend Forever

August 11, 2020

I'll never forget your love and acceptance. You were so fun and helped me so much in the short time we had together. I am so honored to call you my big brother. I love and miss you so much. I'll never forget the night before our parents got married and you wrestling Adam, Phan, and I. It was the most fun I ever had.

Devon Greene

July 15, 2020

Thinking about you and that ridiculous gorilla suit. Miss you.


March 1, 2020

I miss you pal.

John Millan, Chief (RET) Hoonah PD
Hoonah PD (RET)

August 29, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 28, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

October 2, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 8th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 28, 2018

Your story continues to inspire and I will be riding the Police Unity Tour in 2017 in your honor. We Ride for Those Who Died and We Ride to Remember. Your mom is a wonderful person and she remained strong testifying in the resulting trial and in accpeting the position of Hoonah Police Dispatcher after the trial was concluded. I ride to honor her as well. RIP and know you are not forgotten.

Michael T. Rae, US Postal Inspector
US Postal Inspection Service

February 8, 2017

Hey Buddy, i saw our favorite Montgomery Gentry this past weekend and remembered all our good times at RIT listening to country music. I have met few other people with your character and goodness. Miss you.

Jamieson Gill

November 17, 2016

Hey old pal! I still miss you man. Lexie is so grown up, so pretty and successful. She misses you and thinks of you so much. I still miss you I am glad you were vindicated in the civil trial, and I hate that it went like it did, but ONE scumbag, John Marvin is solely responsible for what happened, PERIOD! And he will spend the rest of his miserable life in a cage, ranting about being the prince of Imperial Russia. I am sorry I didn't get to say good bye after the EMS took you to the ER than night, but we had to contain that animal in his house. I am so sorry your poor Mother had to see you and Matt go through that on that sad night, but I am glad she was with you and she helped care for you both and was able to ease your pain. Not a day goes by that I don't think of you and I am glad I got to be with you for a few minutes after the shooting. I am so proud to have been your boss. You saved my life and that of the other officers and rescuers by warning us where the shooter was. I can't begin to say how I feel about that. You were a cop's cop and a man's man. RIP pal. Whenever I teach an active shooting response class, I always dedicate it to you and Matt. Lexie has a lot of surrogate dad's who worked with you and are here for her always!

Chief JA Millan (RET)
Hoonah AK PD (RET)

April 14, 2016

Five years have gone by and the day you were taken still feels like yesterday. Hoonah has changed, both good and bad. Lexi is as beautiful as ever and still speaks of you & misses you, of course. You are spoken of by Dusty, Rob, myself and others with great fondness. You will NEVER, EVER be forgotten brother. Sadly, you were the first recruit I ever trained to be lost in the line of duty and but even worse, you are not the last, last year Gabe Rich joined you in the heavens.

Whenever I suit up, I think of you. When I am with a new class of recruits, I remember you, your laugh, and good humor. Please keep watch over us here as we go. Miss ya young man, very much.

Alan Mitchell
UAF/CTC Law Enforcement Academy

August 30, 2015

Hey Tony!
I can't help thinking of you these days because of Cara. Cara's untimely death has shaken the community down here, but I am comforted knowing that she is finally with you once again. I know you'll take care of each other up there. Some things cannot be explained but we can be comforted by thoughts of you two.
Take care,

An old friend from college

October 7, 2014

Hey buddy i still remember all the good time we had @ RIT Public Safety like it was yesterday bro and yea even thou its been 4 yrs now i still can believe that ur gone man. I was just telling my girlfriend earlier this morning that i should of came up there to be a cop like you keep asking me bro.

Miss you always but never forgotten bro

Tykim Salmon
friend/ former co work

September 27, 2014

4 years ago tonight, Hard to believe. I miss you buddy. You will NEVER be forgotten.

Cheif (RET) JA Millan
Hoonah AK PD

August 28, 2014

R.I.P. to Sergeant Anthony Michael Wallace

Patricia Oakley
US Navy

November 5, 2013

Thank you so much for your service! rest in peace

memorializing this officer

November 1, 2013

I was in Hoonah a few days previous to the shooting and saw the patrol car pass me by as I walked next to a sign that said God Bless Hoonah. I took a photograph of that sign and thought what a great town to work in.
I will never forget these men or the town.

Sgt. (Ret.) Ken Ross
Victoria Police Force, Australia

September 25, 2013

We all grieve over the lives lost in the line of duty.

In Honor & Memory of Sgt. Anthony Wallace, who was hearing impaired and In Honor Officer Matthew Dean Tokuoka's gone,
But never forgotten.

K.E. Martinak
U.S. D.E.A.F. Team ®, Houston, Texas

September 14, 2013

Gone, but not forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Trasnit Police Department, Ohio

August 29, 2013

Anthony : I think of you often . I think of our correspondance when you were in high school and so determined to accomish your goal of acquiring the badge and attaining law enforcement as your chosen field . Of course , I could understand this determination and almost obcessive drive to overcome what the world so readily describes as a handicap. I would get numerous letters .. Most with the desire , but without the willingness to struggle , sacrifice and determination you displayed in your missives . Joining the Explorers , volunteering while continuing your education and improving your communication and compensation skills . You succeeded and you did it and I was enormously proud. You became the kind of officer many aspire to become , there in the job for the right reason, to a make a positive difference . Many didn't realize you had to give 300% to do what you did . I was devastated to discover your and your partner's senseless and horrific assassination.
I am nearing the end of my career, it has been both glorious and heartbreaking which can be said of all of us carrying the yoke of this responsibility . Your obstacles melted away with your sheer strength and will to do things not as good as , but better than anyone and with a smile .
Anthony , I would love to honor your mother for the role she had played in your 'can do' attitude and all your accomplishments . Your life started with her own challenges by providing you with a powerful non-handicapped direction.
I know you are with God so send me a little extra energy and extra motivation to carry out the work we've both have chosen against all odds and loved to do. You demonstrated excellence and have earned your place as a role model for other hearing impaired children worldwide . Thank you for your amazing service . RIP , Tony !!!

'Deputy Susie' Cambre
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office

May 27, 2013

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 24, 2012

Well Tony, the animal that took your life is in a cage for the ermainder of his POS life, and he still has an eternal lake of fire and boiling brimstone to look forward to after that. RIP buddy, I miss you.

Chief (RET) John Millan
Hoonah AK PD (RET)

November 9, 2012

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