Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Michael Jeremiah Johnson

San Jose Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer Michael Jeremiah Johnson

Thank you for your service Officer Johnson. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace...

Chief Joseph A. Edwards
Columbia Illinois Police Department

April 7, 2015

There are two dates that are very important in ones life. The day that you are born and the day you find out why. I'm sure Mike has the answer to that second question by now and I'm certain he was pleased with the answer as to why. RIP Mike Johnson.

Officer
SJPD

April 6, 2015

RIP, Officer Johnson. Thank you for your service to my community. God Bless all your family, friends and the SJPD.

Shelbie Johnston
San Jose Citizen

April 5, 2015

Rest with God Officer Johnson. Your ultimate sacrifice as well as your dedication, devotion, and love of your profession will never be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

Retired Police Offier Bob Lester
Midland, Texas Police Department

April 4, 2015

RIP Brother, job well done, Heroes never die. My prayers for you, your family and your agency...

Philip Callas, Detective Retired Secaucus, NJ PD

April 4, 2015

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your years of service, your sacrifice is not in vain. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Johnson during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Sr. Ptlmn (Retired) Donnie Meaders
Wewoka (OK) Police Department

April 4, 2015

Rest in Peace Brother

Pinole PD #287

April 4, 2015

Rest in paradise brother. We got the streets from here. Thank you for your service.

Deputy Sheriff Kyle Pflager
Tehama County Sheriff's Office, California

April 4, 2015

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God. John f. Hooper

Deputy W Nelson
OCCO

April 4, 2015

Mike, though I did not know you, I felt like I did after attending your services yesterday. I have numerous friends with SJPD and the show of support they gave to you was so amazing. Rest in paradise brother.

Officer B. Quon
OHAPD

April 4, 2015

RIP My brother

Corporal Jackie Robertson
Lewisburg Tennessee Police

April 4, 2015

On behalf of a grateful community, we thank you for your honorable service and sacrifice. God Bless you and your family Michael. Your memory will live on in the people you touched. Both on and off duty, its clear that you lived a life worthy of our recognition and praise. EOW March 24, 2015...we got it from here.

Deputy Zack Phelps
Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office

April 3, 2015

Thank you for your dedicated service to this community for over 14 years. May God be with your family in this most difficult time and may he give them the strength they need. You are gone but will remain in our hearts forever. Our angel you now are, a HERO you will always remain! Thank you again for all you did. May you Rest In Peace Officer Johnson #3718.

M. Ramirez
Proud supporter of the San Jose Police Department
& Law enforcement around the world.
May God Bless you all.

April 3, 2015

Thank you for your service. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your law enforcement family. You will not be forgotten. You will always be honored.... Rest easy...
-Police Unity Tour Team CSPD
"We Ride For Those Who Died"

Police Unity Tour - Team CSPD
Coral Springs Police Department, Florida

April 2, 2015

Our hearts are with Officer Johnson and his family. What an honorable man to serve and protect his city, my husband's home town. RIP, Officer Johnson.

Abbie and David Kendall
American citizens

April 2, 2015

It is with great sadness that we lose another brother. Thoughts with the family, friends, and co-workers of this Officer. Hopefully he will live peacefully in etenal life.

Deputy T. Van Handel

Deputy- Tyler Van Handel
Outagamie County Sheriffs Dept.

April 1, 2015

Brother in Blue....Rest in Peace!

Police Officer M Morales
Stockton PD

March 31, 2015

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO! May God
Give the family and friends the strength and faith to deal with this tragic loss. Words can not express my sorrow!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright BMI © 1993 - All Rights Reserved

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

March 31, 2015

May a hero rest in peace. We got the watch. #3718

Oakland (CA) Police Recruit

March 31, 2015

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

March 30, 2015

Thank you for your service and dedication brother. Rest in peace.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

March 30, 2015

God Bless this family during this tragic time. I'm grateful to those who choose to serve mankind. Thank you for perservering and being someone we can all be proud of. I know your agency is proud as well. You will never be forgotten. We will uphold your family in prayer forever. One final salute. I am MyBrothersKeepr

Marshal B. Tindle
City Of Killeen Marshals Office/Former Shreveport PD

March 30, 2015

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Officer Johnson for your 14 years of service and dedication to your community.

SGT David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, KS

March 30, 2015

The law enforcement community is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Police Officer Michael Johnson. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go to the family, friends, and coworkers of Officer Johnson. We thank him for his service, may his soul rest in peace.

Zone Five Academy Session 58
New York State Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

March 30, 2015

I am so sorry for your loss. I am the mother of a Denver Police officer, in Denver, Colorado. My son graduated from the Denver Police Academy in 2001, 10 days after 9/11. You are all in my prayers, and I want to thank each and every officer of the San Jose Police Department...for putting your lives on the line every day to serve and protect your city! Only the finest shall serve! My condolences also to Michael's mother and all of his family members..I am so sorry for your loss. From one police officer's mother to another police officer's mother, across the miles, thankyou for your precious son's service and sacrifice.

Julie Simones
Mother of a Denver Police Officer

March 30, 2015

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