Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Michael J. Anson

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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Reflections for Trooper Michael J. Anson

Rest In Peace Brother. May God keep and watch over your family.

First Class Deputy
Wake County Sheriff’s Office

January 3, 2018

It just breaks my heart. I'm so sorry for for your family, friends, and loved ones. RIP

Sherry Lawrence
Mom of a Civilian working for APD in Amarillo, TX

January 3, 2018

May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

January 3, 2018

May the family's fond memories help them through this difficult time.

Terry L. Vice
Patrol Officer (1979-1984)
Greeley PD

January 3, 2018

A Prayer for Trooper Michael J. Anson:

Lord God, I boldly and humbly come before Your throne in sincere faithful and fervent prayer as we remember in this moment our Brother-in-Blue, Trooper Michael J. Anson, of the New York State Police, who sacrificed his life in the Line-of-Duty. We recall with gratitude and respect all that he stood for in this life. Help us to live in the companionship of his spirit. May we be kind to the family, friends, and colleagues he loved; devoted to the state in which he served; and loyal to the causes which he championed in law enforcement. Thus, in our life, may he live on, to our great comfort, to the betterment of Your creation, and to the furthering of Your most Holy Will. Amen.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God." [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

"Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends." [John 15:13 ESV]

“And he [Jesus] said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” [Luke 23:43 ESV]

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 EVS]

Pastor Steven R. Closs, B.S.B.S., LOICM, MNACM, AMCHC
The Prayer Ministry of the Cross
Merrimack, NH 03054
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers

Chaplain Steven R. Closs
Merrimack, NH Police Department

January 3, 2018

God bless you Trooper Anson. Rest In Peace. You served with pride.

Patrolman Joseph Neary (Ret.)
East Los Angeles Area

January 3, 2018

REST-IN-PEACE My Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

January 3, 2018

Rest easy Brother. Prayers for family, friends and coworkers.

Career Officer (Ret.) Victor Agosto
Chesterfield County Police (Va.)

January 2, 2018

Deepest condolences to Trooper Anson’s family and his brother and sister Troopers.

May God watch over your family like you watched over the public’s lives to keep them safe.


January 2, 2018

My condolences to Mrs. Anson and your three children. May your family be in God's Love and in his peace.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

January 2, 2018

On September 26th 2017, I was part of a rotary club sponsored trip that sent 25 Police and 25 Fire Fighters from my city to ground zero, 9/11 memorial museum and One World Trade. What we saw and experienced was absolutely heart wrenching and is very difficult to describe. To stand at the very spot where so many of my brothers and sisters made the ultimate sacrifice doing the job that so many of us do everyday was hard to process and imagine what everyone went through on 9/11/01. I stood between the two reflection pools and looked up in the sky and it was very hard to imagine that 16 years prior all of the destruction and lives that were senselessly lost on that very spot. God bless all of the first responders who lost their lives that day as well as the ones who are to this day dealing with the aftermath that they have experienced mentally and physically. God bless you Trooper, god speed and RIP.

Lieutenant Jason Wescott
Roswell Police Department

January 2, 2018

RIP Brother. Prayers and condolences to family, friends and Department. Thank you for your service.

Retired PO Dorothy Matarazzo
Jersey City NJ

January 2, 2018

Rest in peace brother. Thanks for your service Trooper. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

January 2, 2018

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends. Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle, Jr.

January 2, 2018

Trooper Anson, you will be missed by everyone in the New York State Police. I remember the days when my father was a Justice of the Peace in the Town of Kirkland and hearing the stories of how members of the New York State Police would bring criminals in for sentencing for almost everything they did. You helped out at the World Trade Center on the days after the attacks on September 11, 2001. My condolences go out to your family and the entire New York State Police at this time.

Bradford Paulson

January 2, 2018

Rest In Peace Trooper Anson. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will not be forgotten.

Tampa FL

January 2, 2018

Rest In Peace Trooper Anson
Thank you for your service
Prayers go out to your family

P.O. Douglas Krut
NYS MTA Police retired

January 2, 2018



January 2, 2018

Rest with God Trooper Anson. Your dedicated service, and ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten. Pray your family remembers how you lived, not how you died. Prayers for all during this time in their lives.

retired police officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

January 2, 2018

Eternal rest grant to him OH Lord , and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all of the faithfully departed rest in peace Amen. May God and His angels be with his family and friends and grant them peace of mind and comfort!

Caring citizen Rosemary OLeary

January 2, 2018

Rest in peace brother, your tour of duty is complete. You have served well, thank you for your service and your fighting spirit that encourages us all to stay in the fight. God bless the family, friends, and former co-workers of Trooper Anson during this time of tragic loss.

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

January 2, 2018

Rest In Peace my brother. My thoughts and prayers to your family, friends and fellow Troopers. Godspeed Trooper!

Trooper (Retired) Travis Qualls
Arizona Highway Patrol

January 2, 2018

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family & Dept.

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

January 2, 2018

Trooper Anson, may you rest in peace our brother. You will never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Department

January 2, 2018

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 2 we would like to send our condolences to the Anson family and the entire New York State Police. Rest in Peace Trooper Anson.

Recruit Togias
Albany Police Department

January 2, 2018

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