Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Michael Don Roberts

Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, September 30, 2011

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Reflections for Reserve Deputy Sheriff Michael Don Roberts

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

September 18, 2018

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. Continue to watch over them and protect them. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

September 30, 2013

Praying for your loved ones and your brothers and sisters on this sad day that will not be forgotten.

Ofc. J. Bowen
FDACS - OALE

September 30, 2012

Praying for your loved ones and your brothers and sisters on this sad day, that will not be forgotten.

Ofc. J. Bowen
FDACS - OALE

September 30, 2012

Jason- thank you so much for riding in Mike's memory. I met you this week in DC. Your ride meant a great deal to our family. May God bless you and keep you safe.

Margaret Mocabee
Sister

May 14, 2012

It will be an honor to ride in your memory this year, sir.

Jason Mynatt
Roane County Sheriff's Office

May 2, 2012

RIP Sir

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 24, 2012

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiance Dennis. Every time I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the officer they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Deputys Lowry & Roberts. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. (The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. I can also be found on Face Book.) You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for Tim & Mike they sounds like they was a great men with a beautiful spirits. Those of you who knew them in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Tim & Mike's life and the MEN that they were. Remember that Tim & Mike's lives were about so much more than the way they died. Tim & Mike will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember them.

Deputys Lowry & Roberts thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my late fiance Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been nine years and he's still very much missed and forever loved.

Wishing you brighter and better days,


Jocelyne :)

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

February 1, 2012

To the family and friends of Deputy Mike Roberts, his fellow officers, and most especially to Deputy Roberts:

We honor your service and you will always be remembered and revered. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Mike was killed in the line of duty. It is obvious he was well-loved by many and well-respected by his peers as reflected in the loving reflections left for him.

May his loved ones continued to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the service Mike gave to his community and the citizens of Oklahoma, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 30, 2011

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

November 4, 2011

Deputy Sheriff Roberts,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you to you and your partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pottawatomie County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol

November 3, 2011

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Reserve Deputy Sheriff Mike Roberts and the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office during this time. Thank you, Deputy Sheriff Roberts, for your service.

Staff
National Police Wives Association

November 2, 2011

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

October 27, 2011

Our hearts go out to the family and co-workers of Officer Deputy Roberts. You can be very proud of him for his service to his community and his fellow man. May God bless you and guide you all through this most difficult of times.

Corporal
Pennsylvania State Police

October 23, 2011

Whatever our duty, or wherever we serve, we are all brothers and sisters in this most honorable calling. We have lost yet another brother who we must never forget.

Sgt. Tom Waller, Cincinnati P.D., Ret.
Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

October 23, 2011

My thoughts are with you, your family and police family.

Brother of Jeremy Chambers
EOW 04-24-2006

Chris Chambers
Saint Louis Co Police Dept

October 21, 2011

Thank you Reserve Deputy Roberts

May God Bless and Keep You and Your Family.

Renee Walker, wife
Sgt. Roosevelt Walker, Jr.
EOW: May 22, 1998

Renee Walker
Escambia County Sheriff, Pensacola, Florida

October 19, 2011

CONDOLENCE to the family and fellow RESERVE OFFICER Mike ROBERTS...REST in PEACE MY Brother .. God Bles for your service...Res.Deputy Melvin F. Larmon Coosa Cty Shefiff Office ROCKFORD,AL

Res.Deputy Sheriff Melvin F. Larmon
Coosa Cty Sheriff Office

October 18, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family,friends and co-workers of this brave officer. Rest in Peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

October 18, 2011

Deputy Roberts,
Thank you for protecting and serving the citizens of Oklahoma in the unselfish way that you did. God has recruited you to walk the beat on His streets. While doing so, please watch over your fellow brothers and sisters in blue that walk the streets down here.

R.I.P.

Tori Van Fleet Kujala
Fort Worth Police Department Crime Lab

October 13, 2011

THANK YOU DEPUTY MIKE ROBERTS FOR YOUR SERVICE.IT TAKES A SPECIAL,DEDICATED PERSON TO BE A RESERVE OFFICER.MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

DAVID HARRIS III
HENDERSON CO.S.O. RETIRED

October 11, 2011

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

October 10, 2011

It always saddens me to hear of the tragic death of a fellow police officer. Thank you for your dedicated service. May you rest in peace, Brother.

PROVINCIAL CONSTABLE MARTY LALONDE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

October 7, 2011

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, 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 tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got 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 an unmanly tear.
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 often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano,TX

October 7, 2011

My the good Lord watch over you and your family and friends.

Tfc. Joseph R. Kendall
La. State Police Ret.

October 6, 2011

Our deepest condolences to the dear family and friends of Deputy Mike Roberts. God will Bless him for his service and sacrifice he made to keep others safe. Rest in Peace Brother, you will not be forgotten.

Retired Sgt. Jim May
CMPD Charlotte, NC

October 6, 2011

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