Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Chief Steven K. Fleming

Gainesville Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, November 1, 2013

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Reflections for Police Chief Steven K. Fleming

Rest in peace Chief Fleming.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 18, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 13, 2018

Rest well my brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

November 1, 2017

I had the distinct honor to meet you, Mrs. Fleming and Princess Maegan this weekend at the Texas Peace Officer's Memorial ride. I have to tell you it was such and honor meet you and spend some time with you. Y'all are such an inspiration and I am amazed at the strength both you possess. Thank you for this opportunity. May God Bless you and keep you. Please keep in touch and if there is anything that my family and I can do for you please do not hesitate to call on me. Come to Harris County and visit.

Sergeant Stephen R. Willis
Harris County Sheriff's Office

Harris County Sheriff's Office

May 2, 2016

I rode the Heros Ride this morning in Conroe, Tx. The ride was put on by Texas Wheels of Justice. Proceeds go to support the Fallen Law Officers Memorial in Washington DC. Each rider wore a wrist band with the name of the fallen hero they rode for. It was my honor to ride for your loved one, your friend, one of your own, Chief Steven Fleming. I am sorry for your loss.

P Murdock

October 17, 2015



March 28, 2015

R.I.P., brother.

patrick mccully

May 18, 2014

so sorry for your loss, a good man gone to soon! may God the state of Texas, the police Dept. of Gainesville Florida be with you in prayer in this time of sorrow,again a Good Man gone to soon God Bless.

Crossing Guard Wayne Lawrence GPD
Gainesville police, Gainesville,Florida

January 18, 2014

God Bless you. May the good Lord above cradle you in His arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers. Rest easy Sir.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department

December 21, 2013

Whatever our duty, or wherever we serve, we are all brothers and sisters in this most honorable calling. We have lost yet another brother who we must never forget.

My deepest sympathy to both his family and his law enforcement family. My thoughts and prayers are with them. May he rest in eternal peace.

Sgt. Tom Waller, Cincinnati P.D., Ret.
Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

December 6, 2013

May the family & the Chief's wife & daughter find a bit of peace in the fact they were loved by a true hero. Your sacrifice will NEVER be forgotten.

Mother of a Sargeant
Colorado Dorings Police Department

December 4, 2013

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Steven was killed.

To Steven's family, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Chief Fleming gave to his community and the citizens of Texas, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on November 1, 2013.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 28, 2013



November 26, 2013

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.

Michelle - wife of US Marshal

November 25, 2013

Officer Fleming,

Rest in Peace with the Lord,

To Your Family,

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray, “Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I have lifted you and your family to God every morning for over two years. Feel those prayers. God is with you, He knows and will ease your pain.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

November 19, 2013

God bless this department and be with them during this terrible time.

Communications Officer B. Jackson
Garza County Sheriff's Office

November 18, 2013

On behalf of Session #55 of the Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy in Schenectady, New York, please accept our sincerest and heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Chief Fleming, and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. His courage and sacrifice was a true credit to our profession. May he rest in peace.

Session 55
Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

November 18, 2013

I would like to say thank you to all the brothers and sisters in blue both present and retired as well as all the others that left their condolences, thoughts and prayers to Chief Fleming's friends, family and to the members of the Gainesville Police Department.

All the support and kind words makes me so proud to be a Law Enforcement Officer. There is no other profession where you can receive so much support from people you have never met. The badge is so powerful that it connects us all. Once again thank you all very much.

A memorial Facebook page for Chief Fleming has been created. You may visit and leave a message at

Send me a friend request. I'm always honored to meet others in the awesome profession that is Law Enforcement.

Officer James Birdsell
Gainesville Police Department

November 15, 2013

Rest In Peace Sir!!! My deepest condolences go out to Chief Fleming's family and friends as well as the entire Gainesville Police Department. Another hero gone but never forgotten...

Deputy Michael Matranga
Orange County Sheriff's Department
Regional Traffic Bureau

November 14, 2013

My heart is heavy for the Gainesville Police Department and The family of Chief Fleming.

Chief Sam Holt
Murray State College

November 13, 2013

Chief Fleming,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Gainesville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 13, 2013

Another senseless loss of a good man and Officer. Watch over your wife and child from Heaven, as only a husband and father could do. Your fellow Officer's will continue to honor your memory and service at this end. May you rest in peace.

T.B. Huber, TSgt
USAF Security Police (retired)

November 13, 2013

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B.

November 13, 2013

Chief Fleming,

I am thankful to you for the opportunities that you provided me. I learned so much working for you over the past 9 years and I could never thank you enough. You and former Chief Dunlap made my dream of becoming a Police Officer come true and I will never forget that.

Its amazing the things we take for granted and never realize it until they are gone. It just wasn't supposed to end this way. As a Police Officer you just never expect that someone you know will be the one God chooses to take home and when it happens there is nothing that can ease the pain and the emptiness left behind. The whole situation seems so surreal. I was speaking with you less than 30 minutes before the accident. I, along with so many others, are having trouble accepting what happened.

I told Maegan that her and her mom (your wife) Kim have been adopted by the Police Department and they are now ours to look after. They are in good hands and I know you know that. They will not want for anything if I have anything to say about it.

God speed Chief Fleming. May you rest in peace and may God bless you and your family.

J. Birdsell #334
Gainesville Police Department
Gainesville, Texas

November 10, 2013

God Bless Chief Fleming and his family and Department.

Correctional Officer Charles Stoddart
Delaware Department of Corrections

November 9, 2013

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