Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer William Michael McGary

Conway Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, February 1, 2013

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Reflections for Police Officer William Michael McGary

Our most sincere sympathy to the coworkers and family of Officer McGary. May you find peace and comfort in the coming days.

Rita Rocker, Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

February 4, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer McGary's loved ones and everyone at the Conway Police Department. Rest in peace my brother.

Officer Joe Hoyer
Green Bay Police Department

February 4, 2013

Thank you for your service, you were taking from us to early. But, welcome to Gods loving arms

John Latour

February 4, 2013

Thank you for your service, you were taking from us to early. But, welcome to Gods loving arms

John Latour

February 4, 2013

May God put his loving arms around Officer McGary's family and members of Conway Police Department giving them the strength, wisdom and courage to get through this terrible incident.

Major Walter R. Landrum (Retired 2012)
Bainbridge Public Safety Department

February 3, 2013

Thank you for your service. May God bring peace to your family, both blood and blue!

Sgt. Mike A. Hagar
Arkansas State Police

February 3, 2013

Our heartfelt prayers to his family and co-workers.

Larry Pyle
Chaplain, Pope County Sheriffs Office

PT2, Chaplain
Pope County Sheriff's Office

February 3, 2013

My heart and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers of this hero, may you rest in peace Officer McGary, we will never forget...

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

February 3, 2013

My thoughts and prayers for this officer, his family, and the Conway Police Dept. So sorry for your loss.

Denny Upton (Past State FOP President)

Chief Denny Upton
Tontitown Police Dept

February 3, 2013

May you rest in peace.

Sgt Gavin F Price II (retired )
Escambia county sheriffs dept

February 3, 2013

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well

Reserve Deputy Douglas J. Maykowski
Macomb County Sheriff Mt. Clemens Michigan

February 3, 2013

"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

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell WY, PD

February 3, 2013

My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the loss of your loved one and fellow Officer.
We in the law enforcement community are a family.
Though we may wear different uniforms and have different badges, shields, or stars pinned upon our chest.
We consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Officers, Correctional Officers, and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, county roads, and state highways.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a law enforcement family, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR, SERVICE, and PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice.
Daily our position is clear that we will SERVE and PROTECT our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession of LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willingly walk the line of GOOD over EVIL facing the unknown with COURAGE keeping our trust and faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for LAW ENFORCEMENT is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.

Angela & David Coudenys
Corrections Officers
Detroit Reentry Center/RRF
Michigan Department of Corrections

February 3, 2013

so sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers go out this family. also goes out to his fellow officers.

citizen
citizen

February 3, 2013

So young to be taken from this life on earth, where you served and protected the citizens of conway and made the ultimate sacrifice. You will never be forgotten by so many, your fellow officers, your friends, your family and the many residents of Conway who never knew you personally but owe you so much. May you rest in peace. I consider it a privilege to have worked with you, even for a brief time. You will remain in my thoughts forever as one who put his life on the line to serve and protect others. May God be with your family as they too have payed the ultimate price.

Mary Bell
CSR records CPD (retired)

February 3, 2013

Rest in Peace Brother

TSGT John Piersall
USAF SF

February 3, 2013

I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization. I have given my life so that others may live in peace. I have lived my life as a dedicated member of the greatest profession. There is no greater honor.

As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.

You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above.

MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND COMFORT IN THE GOOD YOU HAVE DONE HERE ON EARTH.

Doug Gist, Captain (ret) Washoe S.O.
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum

February 3, 2013

My deepest condolences to the McGary family, friends and Conway PD...Thank you for your service here on earth, you now walk the beat in Heaven to watch over each and every fellow LEO....Rest in peace....

Admin Asst./Public Relations Bobbi Reep
Pangburn Ar. Police Dept.

February 3, 2013

Aloha,
My heart goes out to the family of Officer McGary and his fellow Brothers and Sisters in Blue. His story is all so familiar. My brother, Dannygriggs Padayao of the Honolulu Police Department was struck and killed by a drunk driver while also securing a prior crash site. Such a senseless and preventable death. God Bless.

Theresa "Gigi" Padayao Macion
Sister of the late Officer Dannygriggs Padayao

February 3, 2013

Christ have mercy, Lord have mercy

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

February 3, 2013

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

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

February 2, 2013

God Grace and love be with the family of Officer McGary and the Conway Police Department and community. Officer McGary, your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Deputy, D Green
Torrance County Sheriff Department, NM

February 2, 2013

Rest in peace Officer McGary. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold.

OFC TERRY F. ZECH
VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE , DETROIT, MICHIGAN

February 2, 2013

IN HONORE CASORUM
Gone, but not forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department

February 2, 2013

Thoughts, prayers and heartfelt condolences. Officer McGary, I thank you for your dedication and service during your short time on this earth. You are now with fellow angels in heaven. You will never be forgotten. RIP

G. Birkholz
mother of Officer Craig Birkholz, EOW 3/20/11

February 2, 2013

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