Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Gary Lee Michael, Jr.

Clinton Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, August 6, 2017

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Reflections for Police Officer Gary Lee Michael, Jr.

"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

August 15, 2017

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Gary Lee Michael, Jr., in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. We also want to thank Officer Gary Lee Michael, Jr. for his service as a Army Veteran.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 14, 2017

We send out our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Officer Michael who gave is life in service to his community and our Nation. May the grace of God be your strength and support at this time and the days ahead.

Chaplain Jim Gysel
Calhoun County Michigan Sheriff's Office

August 14, 2017

It's difficult to find the words to express the sorrow I have for your Department. These are sad times, please be strong and know you are in my thoughts and daily prayers. I will always remember your outstanding courage and commitment to our safety.
Know that I support you and will be thinking of you now and forever.

Officer Terry L. Harlow Retired
Kansas City, MO. PD

August 13, 2017

We are with you during this tragic event.

P.O. (Ret) Donalld Current

August 12, 2017

Thank you for your service.

CO1 Nichole Behymer
Missouri Department of Corrections

August 12, 2017

My heart is broken once again. A man doing what he loved to do only to leave us to soon. I can not and never will get used to this endless cycle of murdering our law enforcement officials. Men and women that put their own safety and the families they love at risk. May god have love and mercy for you. You are a true hero,BUT gone to soon. LOve to you always.

Mark Allen

August 12, 2017

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

August 12, 2017

Officer Michael, rest in peace. My prayers are with your family. I am so happy your killer has been caught. I will say my Rosary daily for our Police officers and hope nothing like this ever happens again.

Linda, citizen

August 12, 2017

Rest in peace brother, your killer has been caught. He will pay for his crime and your sacrifice is not in vain. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Michael during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders
Seminole County (OK) S.O.

August 12, 2017

"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 Police Department

August 11, 2017

R.I.P. BROTHER Michael!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

August 11, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain S. Yancey
Forest Hill Police, Texas

August 10, 2017

To the family of Police Officer Gary Michael, friends, Chief of Police Kevin Miller and the Clinton Police Department.
You are lifted up in thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you peace now and always. Thank you for your service. John15:13 / Matthew 5:9

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

August 10, 2017

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

August 10, 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 Gary'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

August 10, 2017

Sir, your service and sacrifice will not be forgotten. Our sincere condolences to your family and brothers and sisters in blue. God speed.

Session 63
Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy
Schenectady, New York

August 10, 2017

Thank you for your service my brother. Condolences to family and co workers. May this dirt bag never see the day of light again.

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

August 10, 2017



Ret. TFC. Theresa Medcalf
Ga. State Patrol

August 10, 2017

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Police Officer Ryan Lay
Cincinnati Police Department

August 9, 2017

My condolences to both your immediate family & your family in blue. Rest in God's arms!!

Police Officer Jaunesh Contreras
Cook County Sheriff's Police Department

August 9, 2017

Rest in Peace, Hero. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. God Bless you and your family and friends.

Noranne Stubbs Lenox - Office Coordinato
Arizona Highway Patrol

August 9, 2017

From one law enforcement family to another. Our prayers are with you, your family, friends and fellow officer's during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and Thank you to your family for supporting you through life and death. RIP fellow brother

Chief Howard Duckworth
Browning Police Dept

August 9, 2017

R.I.P brother in arms on behalf of all your Army brothers and sisters you will always have a seat at the table. Never forgotten

SGT Gray, Jeffery
United States Army

August 9, 2017

Gary came through the Central Missouri Police Academy and graduated in Spring 2016 to pursue his dream. As the Academy "Mom", I couldn't have been more proud of Gary had he been my own son. I get to know each of the cadets on a personal level and it was Gary's dream job when he got hired by Clinton PD. His smile would light up a room and our hearts break that he was taken from us is a violent, cowardly manner. Gary fought hard and and can rest easy now that his killer is in custody. I will miss him terribly and ask that God watch over all my "Academy Kids" and all those who serve to protect us from evil.

Donna Chaffee, a.k.a Academy Mom
Central Missouri Police Academy

August 9, 2017

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