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

Max I will never forget my classes first day on the job we were all sitting in the auditorium nervous waiting for roll call staring straight ahead. All of a sudden you walked in the back door of the auditorium and Yelled at the top of your lungs "ON YOUR FEET" and made one of our classmates jump. Then you shouted out " I got you". You approached all of us and shook our hands and welcomed us to the job. You were a Class Act and I will never forget riding with you. RIP Brother Maxwell Dorley Love ya Bruh!

Patrolman Everett D. Carvalho
Providence Police

April 24, 2012

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

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

April 24, 2012



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April 24, 2012

Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy

S. I. Drake, Lt. (Ret)
Indianapolis Police

April 24, 2012

May you "REST IN PEACE Maxwell"!

We send our "DEEPEST" condolences to the Dorley family. I met Maxwell 12 yrs. ago and he became a good friend of our family. He was always there with encouraging, helpful, and uplifting words. Everyone will truly miss you.


April 24, 2012

Thank You for all your service to Providence..I will allways remember your name max along with,sgt.young and sgt. allen rip brother!


April 24, 2012

God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain; but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way.

Rest in peace.

Wife of US Marshal

April 24, 2012

Rest in Peace my brother.

Det. John Carrasquillo
Reading Police Dept (PA)

April 24, 2012

Rest in peace brother.

Deputy E. Zargo #7027
Clay County Sheriff's Office (Florida)

April 24, 2012

R.I.P Sergeant Max Dorley, thank you for your service, and making the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of your community. We will never forget. My prayers are with your family, and the Providence Police Dept. May God watch over Law enforcement officials throughout our nation!!!

Officer Shawn Pitts
Pawtucket Police Dept (RI)

April 24, 2012

Max, I can not believe this is happening.Twenty years of friendship, you were the best. A good friend,father,husband and Cop. Your family is so strong, you would be proud of Amanda and Robert, I learned so much from your family over the last several days. KOU is a rock
and a wonderful beautiful woman, who I know u loved deeply. As I always did and will continue to do "I got your back" All of us have your families back and they will receive from us whatever they need. We took Robert Amanda and Lou to Admiral Street today. The visit seemed theroputic for them. They needed that. Again my brother as I had your back I have theirs too.No worries rest in peace. I love you bro and I will never ever forget you,your friend your partner,your boy mike. You Have Changed my life.

Detective Mike otrando

April 24, 2012

Max, although we have never met, as a fellow officer in RI, your passing hits close to home. My condolences go out to your family, friends, and members of PPD. From what your friends have said about you, we have lost a great PO and an amazing human being. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten. Rest in peace and may you family have strength through this tough time.

Patrol Officer

April 23, 2012

To the family and friends of Sgt. Matthew Dorley, his fellow police l officers, and most especially to Maxwell:

We honor your service to your community as a law enforcement officer 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 Sgt. Dorley died. May his loved ones continue to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To his family, you are in my heart's embrace today.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinguished service Sgt. Dorley gave to his community and the citizens of Rhode Island, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on April 19, 2012.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 23, 2012

Saluting Sergeant Dorley and the fine men and women of the Providence Police Department.

Trooper Brent C. Wilks
Rhode Island State Police

April 23, 2012

May God bless you and your family.

Deputy Sheriff
Chesterfield Sheriff's Office

April 23, 2012

May God bless you and may you Rest in Peace, Sgt. Dorley. Thank you for your dedicated service to District 7 in Providence and especially to the students, faculty and staff of Providence College. On behalf of the College, please let me extend our sincere sympathies and condolences to Sgt. Dorley's family, friends and fellow officers.

Steve Maurano, AVP, Public Affairs
Providence College

April 23, 2012

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

April 23, 2012

Rest in Peace Sergeant Max Dorley. My thoughts and prayers go out to you, your family, and your department at this time. Thank you for your service to this country and your community.

Sgt. Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

April 23, 2012

RIP Brother Maxwell!


April 22, 2012

Sergeant Dorley, during your tour of duty you have served your city and community with honor and dignity, we will carry on from here. To the family of Sergeant Dorley, you all are in our thoughts and prayers. The police family will stand beside you. To the men and women of the Providence Police Department hold your heads high as you all carry on during these difficult times. Fair Winds and Following Seas Boss.

Detective Grade One Robert Jackson
Metropolitan Police Department/Homicide Branch

April 22, 2012

For Sergeant Maxwell Dorley:

Among the many risks in law enforcement is the operation of a motor vehicle. Statistics support that the law officer is placed more at risk during emergency responses to incidents than almost at any other time. Constant vigilance and the use of lights & siren are no guarantee that we will be safe.
We regret the loss of Maxwell and pray for his family, friends, co-workers and those who care about him. May they be ready to reach-out to one another at this time.
We are proud to render Sergeant Maxwell Dorley, a soldier-of-the-law, a final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

April 22, 2012

The Providence PD has lost one of its finests. May God bless and guide Sergeant Dorley's family, friends and the entire PPD through these hard times. From Boston's finest, always stay safe and never forget your brother in blue. Rest in peace brother.

K9 Police Officer Rene Sanchez

April 22, 2012

RIP Officer Dorley. My sincere condolences to your wife, children and your parents. You will not be forgotten

Robina Browne
Mother to Dep. Sheriff D Browne-Sanchez. EOW 2/10/2007 Honolulu, HI

April 22, 2012

I send my deepest thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and fellow officers of Officer Max Dorley. R.I.P Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP Service, Trafic Unit

April 22, 2012

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