Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael Joseph Smith

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, July 7, 2016

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Reflections for Sergeant Michael Joseph Smith

Our hearts break with you and our prayers for the loved ones have been sent to our sovereign God.
May God give your department peace and rest in Him.
God bless you.

bill junell
Chaplalin, Spring Hill PD

July 10, 2016

Thank you for your service brother. You will not be forgotten.

Deputy Gibbs
Buncombe County Sheriff's Office

July 10, 2016

God Bless You Officer Smith! My prayers are with your wife and two daughters. Your memory and heroism will live on for eternity!

Melissa Linn-Atkins
wife of WVSP Trooper Brian W. Linn EOW 11/2/07

July 10, 2016

The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth But The Righteous Are Bold As A Lion

Detective Z Adams (UCSO)
Brother of fallen officer Joseph D Adams (Lehi, UT PD)
eow 8-4-2001
A Adams(Dispatcher wife of Z Adams)

Det Z Adams

July 10, 2016

Rest now Sgt. as you have spent your life serving your Country and Community and Brother Officers. May God try and comfort your friends and family and they know they will all help each other, that is what family does.

Motor Officer James Bragg (Ret)
Greenville City Police, Greenville, SC

July 10, 2016

To some the Red, Blue and Gold are just colors; to others it’s a a family crest. God Bless and deepest sympathy for the family-friends, law enforcement, fire fighters and emergency personnel.


Don ‘Mac’ McDonough

Critical Call
Union Pacific - RMCC - Police Department

July 10, 2016

God Speed and keep watch from "above". Thank you for your endless sacrifice and steadfast dedication to the community that you served.

Commissioned Security Officer and Person
Ranger Protection Agency

July 10, 2016

RIP my brother

Seargeant Jackie Robertson
Lewisburg city police

July 10, 2016

God Bless you our Brother in Blue. Prayers out for your family, friends, and co-workers. Rest in Peace sir.

Former Deputy/Jail Officer
Wayne County Sheriffs Department
Wayne County Mississippi

July 10, 2016



Retired TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga.State Patrol

July 10, 2016

The station will feel a little empty. You will be missed sir.

Sr cpl DPD #8237
Dallas PD

July 10, 2016

Rest in peace Sergeant Smith. Thank you for your devotion and service to others.

Nathan M

July 10, 2016

Rest in peace my brother. We'll take it from here.

Officer Maggie Skelton
Fort Worth Police Department

July 10, 2016

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

To the Smith family, fellow officers, and all who call Michael beloved, 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. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you. This should never have happened.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Sgt. Smith gave to his community, the citizens of Texas, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 7, 2016

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

July 10, 2016

There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. -John 15:13 NLT.

Police Officer Roberto Yañez
Dallas Police Department

July 10, 2016

May you be remember forever, brother. Prayers to family and friends for peace.

Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

July 10, 2016

These officers not only shared their lives with us, they gave their lives for freedom and liberty. While the crowds ran away these officers charged unwavering. May they now know peace.

Jay Danis
Canada SRS Instructor/Law Enforcement

July 10, 2016

To the spouses, children, parents, extended families, brothers and sisters in the law enforcement community and the law abiding people of Dallas, Police Officer Patrick Zamarripa, Senior Corporal Lorne Ahrens, Police Officer Michael Krol, Sergeant Michael Smith, of the Dallas Police Department and Police Officer Brent Thompson, of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Department are Patriots in eavery sense of the word. Soldier/citizens who placed others before themselves day in and out, as professionals of The Thin Blue Line. As a citizen grateful to be residing in Texas, I am thankful each day for men and women of this caliber. May the cherished memories of your love and unselfish lives sustain your loved ones in the time to come. Rest in peace. With respect...

Thomas Huber (TSgt, USAF - retired)
USAF Security Police (law enforcement/corrections)

July 10, 2016

Sgt Smith, may you rest in peace our brother. You will never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Dept

July 10, 2016

Rest in Peace my brothers in blue

Deputy Dunlap (ret)
Dallas City Marshal's

July 10, 2016

My prayers and condolences for all of the officer's families who died on this tragic night.
You are all heroes. Thank you for your service.
Go rest high on that mountain thou good and faithful son.
Rest in Peace.

Chief R. A. McCann
Armour College Police

July 10, 2016

"Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me." Thank you for everything you have done. The mark you have left this world will never be forgotten.

Police Cadet Ryker Johnson
Livermore Police Department, CA

July 9, 2016

Rest in Peace my brothers in blue. I know you all are in Heaven because you spent your time in Hell here on earth. May Almighty God keep you by his side and comfort your families, as well as your police family. You will be forever missed but never forgotten.

Retired Sergeant Gary Rodgers
Harris County Sheriff's Office

July 9, 2016

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (Retired)
Mobile County Child Support Enforcement
Mobile County, Alabama

July 9, 2016

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Wyoming Police Department

July 9, 2016

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