Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Michael Jason Katherman

San Jose Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer Michael Jason Katherman

RIP

Deputy Zak Rodgers
Boone County Sheriffs Dept

June 16, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and the San Jose Police Department during this difficult time.
Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.
R.I.P Motorman!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

June 16, 2016

Rest in Peace Officer Katherman. We will never forget you. Thank you for your service. We've got it from here. Watch over us please.

Sgt. Kristine Schmittgens
St. Louis Metropolictan Police Department

June 16, 2016

Rest in Peace Brother.

Det. Randy Evans
Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Son of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
E.O.W 10/14/1971
HEROES LIVE FOREVER

June 16, 2016

RIP Brother. May God be with your Family and loved ones. Rest easy now.

Officer Steven Austin
Lawrence TWP P.D. (NJ)

June 16, 2016

I am sorry for your loss to the family, fellow officers, and friends. I will keep you all in my prayers. RIP.

Frank J. Corasaniti II, Fire Lieutenant
Baltimore City Fire Department

June 16, 2016

Rest in Peace My Brother in Blue.

A/ Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

June 16, 2016

RIP Brother.

LT. Matt Farruggia
Alameda County Sheriff's Office

June 16, 2016

Motormen
It sounds like thunder far away, but the skies are blue and bright...
And soon they crest the hill nearby, and ride into our sight.
They shake the ground with powerful sound, and they make some hearts beat fast...
They look so proud and noble, like Knights come from the past.
Side by side, they always ride, and seem to move as one...
From early in the morning light, to the setting of the sun.
And children point and wave to them, from cars that pass them by...
And young ones ask their parents, why the men have mirrors for eyes.
They ride the roads, and fight for good, and defend small ones like you...
They ask to ride, and do with pride, and sometimes they are few.
Like men of steel, on Silver Wings, they sparkle in the light...
then with a roar and rumble, they ride out of our sight.
Sometimes when one has fallen, never to ride again...
You can hear the others calling, like thunder on the wind.
Side by side, they slowly ride, and their thunder is a mournful sound...
And the mirrors hide their eyes from us, when teardrops fall to ground.
So if you see one riding, and you look into his face...
You see your reflection in his eyes, you know that you are safe.
For motormen are a special breed, they love to ride the wind...
And when you hear the thunder boom, the fallen ones ride again.
By
Author Unknown

GODSPEED BROTHER

Officer R. Cabral 431
Temple Police Department Motor Officer (TX)

June 16, 2016

Rest in peace brother.

Steven Gray
York Maine Police Alumni

June 16, 2016

God Bless Officer Katherman and his family & dept. Such a sad time ~ you are in my prayers.

Diana Hiiesalu Bain
Widow ~ Dep. Pierre Bain E.O.W. 3-23-06

June 16, 2016

This Fathers Day will be a sad one because two boys won't be saying happy Fathers Day to their father who just lost his life in an accident where his police motorcycle crashed with a mini van. It will be a sad one as his family and the police department along with the city of San Jose, CA will be saying goodby to a brave police officer who was killed in the line of duty. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, the San Jose, CA Police Department and the entire City of San Jose, California as they mourn the loss of a brave police officer who died at the age of 34 years. It is a very tragic loss even before Fathers Day.

Bradford Paulson
Observer

June 16, 2016

Thank you Officer Katherman for your service. May the Lord wrap His loving arms around your family, friends & fellow Officers to bring them comfort & peace in the most difficult days a head.

Ms Gail Vollmer
Citizen

June 16, 2016

Rest in peace my brother traffic officer. May god be with your family in this very tragic time. You have served your time and now you can watch many more brother and sister officers from above.

Sgt. Mark J. Gibbon (Retired)
Fort Irwin Police Department

June 16, 2016

I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow officers and co-workers of Police Officer Michael Katherman during this very difficult time. May GOD give them the comfort and support they need during these difficult times of their lives. Thank you for your service Officer Katherman, may you rest in peace.

New officer to be - Michael J. Ellison
San Jose police department

June 16, 2016

Rest in Peace Officer Katherman. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Katherman Family and the San Jose Police Department.

Corporal Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office Wayne, NJ

June 16, 2016

Thank you for your service. Praying for your Family & Dept.

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Deptpartment

June 16, 2016

God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno- Honor Guard Member
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

June 16, 2016

RIP

Civilian

June 16, 2016

Rest in peace Officer Ketherman.

Dennis M. Carr, Sheriff (Ret)
Monroe County Iowa Sheriff's Office

June 15, 2016

RIP My Brother In Blue

Lt Mike Bryant
Stone Mountain City Police

June 15, 2016

R.I.P. BROTHER Katherman!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

June 15, 2016

So sad to hear this news. Heart-broken once again. Although I am retired, my heart is always with my brothers and sisters who wear the badge. No matter if they are across the country or not, we care about each other. This is a job that we don't do for the money. Many times it's a "thankless" job and although we are expected to perform at a higher standard and always make the right decisions at a seconds notice...we are still HUMAN. My prayer is for comfort and healing for this officer's police family, his wife and children, and all those who knew and loved Officer Katherman. God Bless you my brother. Thank you for your 11 years of unselfish, dedicated service.
RIP Badge 3900.

Cpl. Bob Barham-RETIRED
AR State Capitol Police-Little Rock

June 15, 2016

Officer Katherman thank you for your service. You were on dangerous duty, and are respected for putting yourself in harms way riding that bike. We will keep your family and Department in our thoughts. Please watch over us as we carry on.

Sergeant William Foley
Chicago Ridge IL PD

June 15, 2016

My sincere condolences to your family and your brothers and sisters in blue. The footprints you left on this world will always be remembered especially in the city of San Jose and by all the people whose lives you've touched and made big difference in and whom you made the ultimate sacrifice for.

Friend of law enforcement /former Sunnyv
Supporter of all who wear the uniform, and supporter of The Thin Blue

June 15, 2016

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