Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Maxwell Robert Dorley

Providence Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Thursday, April 19, 2012

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Reflections for Sergeant Maxwell Robert Dorley

Rest in Peace Sir...............................

Officer Thomas Wiederhold, Retired
Fort Worth Police Dept. Tx.

April 20, 2012

R.I.P. BROTHER Dorley!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

April 20, 2012

My prayers and deepest sympathies go out to the family of Mr. Dorley. I attended school with his daughter for the longest time back in elementary and middle school. We were best friends; I remember Mr. Dorley used to pick Amanda up from school. She even came over my house a couple of times. Mr. Dorley was a good man, good father, and husband. Years may have gone by but the memories will always be there. RIP MR. DORLEY, you are in a better place....you are missed by many.

Pam
Friend

April 20, 2012

God Bless you Sergeant Dorley, thank you sir for your service you are a hero sir: Rest In Peace

Retd. Police Sergeant.
Genoa Twp. P.D

April 20, 2012

Rest in Peace Sgt Dorley....condolences to Sgt Dorley's family and to the Providence RI Police Department.

Chief of Police (Retired) Albert Rohrbac
Fountain Hill Police Department Pennsylvania

April 20, 2012

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

April 20, 2012

Your death was not in vain. Rest in peace Sarge.

Jacory

April 20, 2012

Godspeed Sergeant Dorley

Sergeant G E Thorngate
Wheeling Police Dept
Wheeling West Virginia

April 20, 2012

Rest In Peace Sarge.

Prayers to your family & friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
Alameda, CA Police Dept.

April 20, 2012

If this man should fall,who will lift the flag and carry on?Thank you for carrying the flag Sgt. Dorley.

Deputy Darrin Ellis
Kings Co. Sheriffs Office,Ca.

April 20, 2012

To know him was to love him, he was always a smiling face on and off duty. He definitely was a blessing to have met, a true gentleman. I knew Maxwell as the neighborhood officer as he would patrol the Chad Brown projects and also a friend. I give my total respect to him even in his passing, because its not to often that you find someone that treated his job and personal life as one. My blessings, strength, and love go out to his family.

Tracey Baptista

April 20, 2012

A sad day for law enforcement, a sad month, year, decade. Sgt. Dorley, the scene shown on the news of how your cruiser rested after the accident was heart wrenching. The Providence PD is now at a loss. I've always found the men and women of the Providence PD to be terrific people, the finest, now one of the finest has been taken and cannot be replaced.

My prayers go out to your colleagues and family. God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 20, 2012

To the family of Sergeant Dorley and all members of the Providence Police Department. I want to extent my sincere condolences over your loss of Sergeant Dorley, this is loss to all departments. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Retired Captain, Patricia Shearer
California Highway Patrol

April 20, 2012

Sgt, Dorley, your watch is ended. May our Heavenly Father watch over your family and friends during this tragic time. May your soul walk carefully and proudly into everlasting life. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in God’s peace my friend, you deserve it.
REV

Chaplain Michael Grinnals
Camillus Police department

April 20, 2012

My heart goes out to you Mrs. Dorley your children, and family. I will always remember Max for his guidance,friendship,passion,and everything he has taught me over the years, as far back as our days sitting in the cafeteria having lunch together in Perry middle school with both of us having the same dreams and paths which to become police officers one day, as we would be each others mentors to one another. He has always been all cop, as long as I have known him, and when needed he would always be there for you thats the type of guy he will be remembered as, also as a devoted husband, and father you will always be my brother Max may you rest in peace you will be sadly missed

FRM. Officer Tony Bisesi
Phoenix Police Dept

April 20, 2012

RIP Brother.....

Deputy Douglas Wright
Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office, West Palm Bech Fl.

April 20, 2012

Rest in peace Officer Dorley!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

April 20, 2012

Rest in Peace, Brother. Thank you for your service.

Chief Kevin Kratz
Buena Vista Twp Police Dept (Michigan)

April 20, 2012

My prayers and condolences go out to the family, friends and co-workers of P.O. Dorley. He made the ultimate sacrifice that many would not, thank you for your service my fallen comrad.....

C.O. D. Edwards
NYS Sheriffs Dept (court division)

April 20, 2012

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Max Dorley. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
Your service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of Providence, Rhode Island will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.


May the children of Officer Dorley, know that their Daddy is a HERO who we will not forget and will forever be in his debt for all he has done for us. Officer Dorley. Thank You sir for your service and protection to us all, may you rest in peace. God bless you and your family.
( Salute )

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

April 20, 2012

On behalf of Session 52 of the Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy in Schenectady, NY, we thank you for your service. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and your department.

Session 52

April 20, 2012

My heart and prayers are with Mrs. Dorley, the children, family, friends and coworkers of this hero, may you know that we will never forget your hero... Rest in peace Officer Dorley and thank you sir for a job well done...

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

April 20, 2012

Rest, brother.

Cpl Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

April 20, 2012

My families thoughts and prays are with your family and coworkers. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace..

Sergeant
Illinois State Police

April 20, 2012

Rest in peace Brother. We'll take it from here.

Officer J. Craven
Silver Spring Township, PA, Police Department

April 20, 2012

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