Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael L. Wilson

Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, August 5, 2013

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Reflections for Sergeant Michael L. Wilson

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

August 7, 2013

My condolences to the family of Corporal Wilson. RIP Corporal Wilson you will be terribly missed by your family, your co-workers and the community you served.

Concern Citizen/Carmen Waddell
Tennessee Resident

August 7, 2013

My sons grew up with Mike many years ago in Pt Charlotte. My family loved him and he always wanted to be a policeman. Our prayers are with your family in this tough time. God Bless you and Mike will truly be missed.

Ted, Paul and Linda Remias
childhood friends

August 7, 2013

Rest in Peace my fellow Officer. Let your family take comfort in the fact that we never walk alone because you have joined your brothers and sisters in protecting us and watching over us on the street.

Until me meet again...

Trooper
Alaska State Troopers

August 7, 2013

Rest in Peace Officer Wilson. Your fellow sheepdogs will carry on in your absence. Thank you for your honorable sacrifice.

Officer (Ret.) M. Wolfe
Chico PD (CA)

August 7, 2013

Although we never met, your bravery is one that inspires us in our criminal justice paths. It is a selfless act to decide to wear the badge with honor as you did. You may no longer be among one of our living heroes, but you will forever be in our thoughts. You courageously did what few can do. We think of you with respect and know it takes a strong person to be in the criminal justice field. You will live forever in those who knew your story and find inspiration in all you did, may you rest in peace and thank you for your service.

Heald College Modesto Campus
Capstone Class A.Y./ A.F./ S,M./ A.S./ B.U.

August 7, 2013

I FEEL AT A TIME LIKE THIS NO WORDS ARE THE RIGHT THING TO SAY WE JUST TRY TO COMFORT HIS FAMILY .THEY KNEW WHAT A GREAT MAN HE WAS .GOD BLESS THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF HIS I'AM SURE HE WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN HE WALKED IN HELL ON THE STREETS NOW HE WILL WALK IN HEAVEN.GOD BLESS

VISITATION CLERK PATRICIA TORRES
DESOTO COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE ARCADIA FL

August 7, 2013

Rest in peace Brother....my thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the CCSO during this most difficult and tragic time.

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret.
Jackson, NJ PD

August 7, 2013

I just don't get this. How can an officer ever prepare for this..approaching a scene...how on earth can you prepare yourself for an ambush. How can this be prevented?????

Caroline
Resident of Massachusetts

August 7, 2013

Rest easy brother, God bless your family and the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

SSA Justin Fleck
FBI

August 7, 2013

Cops on the Take


First he takes ... the oath.
Now look at all he takes:
He takes... it in stride when people call him pig.
He takes... time to stop and talk to children.
He takes... your verbal abuse while giving you a ticket you
really deserved.
He takes... on creeps you would be afraid to even look at. He takes... time away from his family to keep you safe.
He takes... your injured child to the hospital.
He takes... the graveyard shift without complaint because it's
his turn.
He takes... his life into his hands daily.
He takes... you home when your car breaks down.
He takes... time to explain why both your headlights have to
work.
He takes... the job no one else wants--telling you a loved one
has died.
He takes ... criminals to jail.
He takes... in sights that would make you cry.
Sometimes he cries too, but he takes it anyway because
someone has to.
If he is lucky, he takes retirement.
He takes... memories to bed each night that you couldn't bear
for even one day.
Sometimes, he takes a bullet.
And yes, occasionally he may take a free cup of coffee.
Then one day he pays for all he has taken, and God takes
him.
Please remember that the "he" in all this represents all
police officers, both men and women who have served and
are serving our cities and their citizens we have all sworn to
protect.

God bless ALL cops everywhere!

(author unknown)

unknown
unkown

August 7, 2013

THE THIN BLUE LINE

Among us, sent down from heaven,
Are those that walk a Thin Blue Line, that's a given.
Like Guardian Angels to watch over me and you,
Are those that wear the uniform of blue.
We see them only as traffic stops,
We do not call them friends, just cops.
We pray we never have a chance meeting,
We never pass along a greeting.
But they are so much more than this,
They simply do not see the world as bliss.
But they look into the corners of our deepest fears,
They walk the beat, they wipe a tear.
They bring a message to our home,
When all is not well, and you are alone.
They come to us, no matter the need,
Handle the problem, complete the deed.
They lay their personal feelings aside,
They do their job, they have great pride.
And if one should fall, among life's things.
The badge they wear, turns into wings.

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Katherine Raborn

citizen
citizen

August 7, 2013

ALL GOOD COPS GO TO HEAVEN ! GOD BLESS YOU OFFICER WILSON .THANK YOU FOR YOUR HEROISUM!

citizen
citizen

August 7, 2013

GOD HAS A SPECIAL PLACE FOR THE PEACE MAKERS. GOD BLESS THE FAMILY AND DEPARTMENT.

DET. R. KILLINGER (RET)
MID CUMBERLAND REGIONAL POLICE

August 7, 2013

Rest in Peace Cpl. Wilson. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Wilson Family and the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP

August 7, 2013

My heart and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers of this true hero, may God be with you and guide you all through these dark and troubled days. Rest in peace Corporal Wilson we will never forget.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure EOW 08/06/02 Union County SO

August 7, 2013

Rest in Peace Corporal Wilson as you join your fellow fallen hero officers in heaven. Your bravery, dedication and ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and fellow officers as they grieve your loss. Watch over them now and keep them safe. T

G. Birkholz
mother of Officer Craig Birkholz, Fond du Lac Wi. EOW 3/20/13

August 7, 2013

forever together, never alone!

loren farmer retired Army

August 7, 2013

God has now embraced a true warrior and hero. Rest in peace, Cpl. Wilson> May your light shine eternal.
Deepest prayers for your family and colleagues. May God lift them up in strength, peace and courage.

Chaplain Jerry Steele

August 7, 2013

Rest In Peace Brother. Keep watch as your fellow Deputies continue on in your memory. My condolences to your Family and the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

Sgt Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

August 6, 2013

You are a great lost of public service, Law Enfocement and Military HERO`S will nerver die. GOD bless your family, RIP brother.

Ofc. Rondon
PA, Law Enforcement

August 6, 2013

As a Public Servant to the people of Charlotte County and citizen, I want to express my deepest sympothy to all the family, friends and fellow officers of the Charlotte County Sheriffs Office. This is truly a sad day and tragedy for all the people of law enforcement and the citizens of our community. I certainly hope that the citizens of the community understand the sacrifice of not only Sgt. Wilson and his family but of the men and women serving our community each and everyday as 1st responders in Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS and all other Public Safety Employees who put their lives in fron tof ours. God Bless Sgt. Wilson, his family and all those who protect us.

Bill Truex
Charlotte County Commissioner

Charlotte County Commissioner
Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners

August 6, 2013

I still can't believe that just a little over 24 hrs ago the CCSO Family changed forever. We will never see your smile in the hallways or hear your voice on the radio. I can think back 20 yrs ago and all the fun times we had the Academy. Godspeed Brother, you will truly be missed.

Cpl. Yale Houghton
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office

August 6, 2013

Words cannot even begin to express the overwhelming and profound sadness that we feel. Our thoughts go out to Mike's family and the members of CCSO. We both had the distinguished opportunity to work with Mike on the road, and while we both left to go to other agencies we always considered him to be one of our "brothers in blue & green".

Mike you will be missed dearly and the lives that you touched will never be forgotten. God speed and rest in peace my friend.

Chief Kevin Vespia & Kimberle Vespia
North Port Police Department & Sarasota Police Department

August 6, 2013

Blessed are the Peacemakers...

Lt. Robert D. Reilly-Retired
Orland Park Police, Illinois

August 6, 2013

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