Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Michael Robert Foley

Alameda County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Thursday, February 23, 2017

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Michael Robert Foley

Rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

February 23, 2020

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

To the Foley 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 reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Deputy Foley gave to his community and the citizens of California , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on February 23, 2017.

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

September 19, 2018

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

August 30, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 1st anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

February 23, 2018

I was honored to represent Sheriff Foley on the Texas Wheels of Justice Bicycle ride on Oct 14, 2017. We lose too many of these heroes every year. I can only hope his family knows how much his service and those like him is appreciated.

John Elliott
grateful citizen

October 16, 2017

Deputy Foley, I had the honor of meeting your son and speaking with your wife today. We happened to cross paths because he had lost his wallet nearby his university and it was turned in by a pair of EMT's to our department. I am touched that your son has chosen to pursue a career in law enforcement as well. I gave him information on how he can participate locally while he is going to school down here. Thank you sir for your many years of service to the public. Rest in peace.

Cadet Danny Mouawad
Glendora Police

September 1, 2017

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm FrankKapusta
Mohawk PD

May 4, 2017

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“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 your family to God every morning for over six years. I pray that Michael's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust 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

April 1, 2017

Thank you for your service, Rest In Peace and protect from above.

Assistant Chief, BSUPD MA Matthew T. Rus
Bridgewater State University Police Department

March 23, 2017

Rest in peace Deputy Foley. I ask Our Heavenly Father to comfort and watch over your family, friends and the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. Thank you for your dedication and service. God's speed brother.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Department

March 20, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department

March 20, 2017

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

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

March 11, 2017

Rest in peace.

Lt. Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

March 8, 2017

God's peace and speed Deputy Foley. Thank you for your many years of brave, dedicated service. R.I.P. Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago Police Department

March 7, 2017

Rest in peace, Deputy Foley. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

March 3, 2017

God bless sir, we got it from here.

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

March 3, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my brother. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

March 2, 2017

My deepest condolences to all the family members of Michael Foley as well as my condolences to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. May Michael's soul forever RIP. A prayer will be said for Michael.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

March 2, 2017

We are grateful for those who serve to protect our communities and offer our prayers for those who grieve the loss of Officer Foley.


March 2, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers go to deputy Foleys friends family and department. Thank you for your service

Session 62
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Academy

March 1, 2017

RIP my Brother, RIP.

Investigator, Q. Warren
Alaska AGO, Office of Special Prosecutions

March 1, 2017

My condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of Deputy Foley. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief Deputy Steve Bennett
Iowa County (WI) Sheriff's Office

March 1, 2017

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Michael Foley, friends, Sheriff Gregory Ahern and the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.
You are lifted up in thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you peace. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9 / John 15 :13

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Hospital Police, NC

March 1, 2017

May you rest in peace.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County Michigan Sheriff's Office

March 1, 2017

RIP Brother

Deputy Zak Rodgers
Boone County Sheriffs Dept

March 1, 2017

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