Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Paul Michael Carlisle

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer Paul Michael Carlisle

Paul you were a fine man, and someone that police work was lucky to attract. Good character and professional demeanor have been lost in our profession but you had it. God bless you and your wonderful devoted family.

Douglas Krathwohl
Retired: Oakland PD Captain and Chief, San Pablo Pd

October 4, 2020

I was working nearby that night and responded within seconds to assist Paul (who I helped recruit to the OPD (CA).
Visiting him at home on the adjoining beat was always an honor. Always upbeat and surrounded by his wonderful family.

For your info Ptl. Jim Leahy Jr., (above) the susp was quickly arrested, tried and convicted. After serving his sentence he was released (before Officer Carlisle succumbed to his injuries).

Sgt. James Coleman
Oakland PD (CA)

June 20, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Carlisle.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 25, 2019

I became an Oakland Police Reserve Officer in 1976, and I remember the shooting. I kept the newspaper article, and I still have it. I just realized today that he had passed away as a result of that shooting.
He will always be remembered!
God Bless his family.

DOJ, Special Agent, Retired

January 2, 2019

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

September 4, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you and your family for your and their sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 1, 2017

Officer Carlisle,
On today, the 2nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 1, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 15, 2017

Thank you for your service to your community and the supreme sacrifice you and your family made. It is fitting that you are honored here with all of the other heroes.

You will always be honored and forever remembered.

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

April 17, 2017

It is good that you have been included here. You deserve the recognition and the respect of your peers.

The fate of your murderer is not listed here, but I like to think he faced true justice, if not in this life, then in the next.

You are a hero for taking and doing the job and for fighting for so long to remain with your loved ones.

God Bless you Brother and may you eternally Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

March 13, 2017

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