Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Michael John "Chip" Chiapperini

Webster Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, December 24, 2012

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Reflections for Lieutenant Michael John "Chip" Chiapperini

May you rest in Peace.

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

February 11, 2013

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

Sgt. Kevin J Kratz
Buena Vista Twp Police (Michigan)

February 11, 2013

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

February 11, 2013

Chip, It took some time but after the investigation, we were able to show what we all knew from the start. That you responded as a LEO and a hero. I remember seeing this start to come out on the news then receiving a text from my LT telling me it was you. Then getting the phone call and being asked to respond to the command post. It was a rough week, but also an honor to be there. I didn't know you but know many of your coworkers and feel like I knew you now that I have heard so much about you. Thank you for your service. You saved more lives than we will ever know. Please know that you, your family, and coworkers are in my thoughts. Genesee Valley C.O.P.S. will always be here for your family including your family in blue.

Ellen Guerdat
Gates Police Victim's Assistance
President Genesee Valley Concerns of Police Survivors

Ellen Guerdat
Gates Police Victim Assistance/President GV C.O.P.S.

February 11, 2013

A true hero, who served the community a lot. Being shot while helping others is the most coward thing I can imagine. Rest in peace and the best wishes to your friends, family and the Webster Police Department and the fire department where he served.

PKA Maximilian U.
Baden Württemberg Police, Germany

February 11, 2013

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

February 11, 2013

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Webster Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother.


February 11, 2013

Rest in peace Lieutenant.

Officer Timothy M Furlong
Nahant MA PD

February 11, 2013

Rest in peace Lieutenant Chiapperini and may God bless your family and fellow department members.

The Men and Women of the
Niagara Falls, NY Police Department

February 11, 2013

Thank you Lt. Chiapperini for your years of hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in Webster, NY. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!!!!

My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sgt. Mitch Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

February 11, 2013

This man is a HERO pure and simple. His actions most likely saved the lives of mutiple firefighters and gave time to Law Enforcement to respond. My deepest heart felt condolences to his family, friend and, co-workers.

DFC B. Keenan
Forsyth County Sheriff's Office

February 11, 2013

RIP Brother, thank you for your service. My prayers for your family and friends and may God watch over them always.

William Flesch (Retired Captain)
Minot Police Dept, Minot, ND

February 11, 2013

Rest In Peace my brother, it is our watch now. My thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of this great man, and the brothers and sisters of the San Francisco Police Department.

Officer B. Ruth
Baltimore County Police Department

February 11, 2013

God bless Lieutenant Chiapperini's family, friends and coworkers and give them strength and peace to get through their grief and pain. Thank you for your service and sacrifice brother.

Sergeant Clark O. Parry
Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, New York

February 11, 2013

God Bless Lieutenant Chiapperini, his family and the men and women of the Webster, NY, Police Department.

Special Agent Arthur R. Spafford Jr.
Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)

February 11, 2013

Rest in peace, Lieutenant Chiapperini. Thank you for your many years of dedication and service to your community. Your ultimate, heroic sacrifice and that of your family will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family, friends, Webster PD & FD, and many law enforcement and firefighter brothers & sisters. Godspeed and God Bless, Hero.

Kathy B
Grateful Citizen

February 11, 2013

My most heartfelt condolences go out to the family of Lieutenant Chiapperini as well as to his department and the friends who mourn his death. I am grateful for his duel service as both a law enforcement officer and a firefighter. His selfless actions as a true heroic servant to his community that he performed to the very end will forever be remembered.

Detective Melissa H. Smith #304
Conway Police Department
Conway, Arkansas

February 11, 2013

Rest easy boss your duty done

Dave Langston
Retired (UK)

February 11, 2013

RIP my brave hero. God bless your family

Retired Officer Landrum
California Highway Patrol

February 11, 2013

RIP Lt. 'Chip'. Our prayers go out to your family & friends.

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

February 11, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, coworkers, and friends of Lt. Chiapperini. Wishing for you peace and comfort now and in the coming days.

Rita Rocker, Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

February 11, 2013

As you departed the bonds of this earth and touched the face of God, know that the service and dedication you had for your department, its fellow officers and the citizens of your community will never be forgotten. May God comfort in this time of sorrow your family, your fellow officers and all those whose lives you have touched. You have served your time in hell, now rest comfortably in the arms of God. RIP, we’ll take it from here.

James W. Moore, Interim Chief of Police
Gardner, KS Police Dept.

February 11, 2013

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Lieutenant Michael Chiapperini and to the entire Webster Police Dept and community. His loyal dedication, service to his community, and ultimate sacifice will not be forgotten. God Bless the Chiapperini family.

Officer Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

February 11, 2013

May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high. We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

February 11, 2013

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