Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Michael Leslie Krol

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, July 7, 2016

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Reflections for Police Officer Michael Leslie Krol

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Michael Leslie Krol and the extended law enforcement family of the Dallas Police Department, Texas.

End of Watch: Thursday, July 7, 2016

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us.

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.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

July 19, 2016

To my fallen brother and buddy may your soul rest in peace. You will be missed.

Cpl. Tenia Fleming
Wayne County Sheriffs Department

July 18, 2016

Rest in Peace brother.

"Blue Lives Matter"

Steve Van Slyke, retired Officer
El Cajon Police Department

July 18, 2016

RIP brother Michael.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Investigator D. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

July 18, 2016

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Krol, we have the watch...

”I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.”
---Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!

Police Officer
Seattle Police Department

July 18, 2016



July 18, 2016

Rest easy dear brother, you are a hero. May the Almighty watch over your beloved family.

Detective Mike -Retired.
Chicago P.D

July 18, 2016

R.I.P. Brother, may God watch over you, your Family, and Co-Workers, & Friends. Brother rest a sure you have been the guiding light for all Brothers & Sisters to follow and NEVER forget you are LOVED, Now it's time for all of our Brothers & Sisters to follow your light and bring peace to your City, State, & Nation. GOD has called you home now where you will have other duties we will take it from here, Brother you have worked hard and your work will NOT go unnoticed, from another Brother in Blue Retired 34 years.

Chief Wayne Van (Retired)

July 18, 2016

I have no words of wisdom, just a lot of tears for a brave man and his and otherwise.

Deborah Rushing

July 18, 2016

Godspeed my friend. May you rest easy, Sir. We have your watch from here. You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

July 18, 2016

Mike, you are a good friend, coworker, police officer and a good man with a big heart. I will always remember the good times at work. Rest in peace my brother we will take it from here.

Corporal Fred Jordan
Wayne County Sheriff

July 17, 2016

Thank you Officer Krol for your service. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten brother. I pray for your family and all Law Enforcement Officers.

Former LEO

July 17, 2016

Officer Krol, thank you for your ultimate sacrifice of protecting those citizens you swore to protect. My thoughts and prayers for you, your family, and your fellow LEO family. Rest in peace, brother.

Former LEO

July 17, 2016

Rest in Peace Officer Krol. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers are with your family, co-workers, and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

July 17, 2016

Officer Krol you will never be forgotten. Class 301 Artist.

Officer Omari Artist
Dallas Police Officer coworker

July 17, 2016

For all the Dallas Police Officers lost ....
Heroes are the first to fall, as they are the ones out front protecting those that follow.

Supportive Citizen

July 17, 2016

God Bless you and the other Officers that were doing there duty to protect and to serve. You and the other Officers will not be forgotten. True Blue rest easy.

Retired cpl. Investigator CID Angela Gra
Garland county Sheriffs Department

July 16, 2016

Rest easy Brothers, we have the watch.

SC Arnold
Dallas PD

July 16, 2016

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.”

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.

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

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

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

July 16, 2016

God speed, warrior. Thank you for your service. My family's prayers are with your family, both blood and blue. Rest easy, you've earned it.

Police Officer Robert Coney
Kansas City, MO Police Department

July 15, 2016

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B

July 14, 2016

Thank you and your brothers for being so faithful in serving your city. Dallas was blessed by your service.

NYPD Shanwah Lee

July 14, 2016

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County, NY Police Department

July 13, 2016

A portion of a letter written by President Abraham Lincoln, printed in the Boston Evening Transcript on November 25, 1864.

“I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic (he) died to save.
I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.
Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,
A. Lincoln”

Police Officer M. Reuss
Eagan MN Police Department

July 13, 2016



July 13, 2016

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