Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Micah Lee Flick

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, February 5, 2018

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Reflections for Detective Micah Lee Flick

Those children went to school just like any other day, expecting to see their daddy when he got home that evening. And his wife went about her day, hoping he wouldn't be working too late for dinner, because he was answering everybody else's needs. He answered the call. Without hesitation, he answered the call. And then she had to answer a call. And now those two children have to grow up without their daddy, a true hero.

Officers,
There are not enough words for me to express how much gratitude I owe you. I know that if I call on you for help, you will be there. I know that you will drop what you’re doing and answer my call. If you are eating lunch, you will cut that short. If you are talking to your wife on the phone, you’ll have to tell her that you’re getting a call. If you’re wrapping up at one scene, you’ll be right on to the next, never really knowing what you’re getting yourself into.

When you are looking for a missing child, I know you’re thinking of your own child, and hoping that you get to go home and see them safe and sound. When you’re questioning a victim of domestic violence, I know you’re thinking of your own wife, and hoping that you get to go home and hug her a little bit tighter that night. When you’re conducting a welfare check for an elderly person, I know that you’re thinking of your own parents, and hoping that you get to go home and give them a call, just to talk. When you are put in a situation where you’re scared, I know that you’re just hoping to get home at the end of the night. I know you get scared. You’re only human. You’re terrified. And yet, you still show up for work the next day. You still continue to answer those calls.

When I was a little girl I would watch my daddy suit up, kiss his family goodbye and go to work, just like most little girls. But I had an extra step. I would watch him drive away and I would say, “Dear God, please watch over my Daddy while he works, and bring him safely home because I love him.” I said it every day that I watched him drive away. And there were days when he was late from work and I would hear sirens and just keep saying that prayer. There were days when he would come home and take off his belt and I would ask you how heavy it is, because that’s a big burden to carry all day. And there were days when he would take off his vest and ask me to scratch his back, and I think taking off the vest was a much bigger weight off his shoulders.

And now, I find myself praying for officers across the country, asking that God bring them safely home because we need them. And I find myself praying for the families that have lost a part of their hearts because of hate. I pray for the daughters and sons who will grow up without getting to see their parent drive to work anymore. I pray for those who were woken from their sleep by a phone call, and who will have to receive a folded up flag, that they never wished to see. And I pray that the officers who gave their lives trying to protect others, can rest in peace.

From the bottom of my heart, thank you for everything that you do.

Marina Miller
LEO Daughter

February 8, 2018

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Deputy Flick for your 11 years of service and dedication to your community.

Detective Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, Ks

February 8, 2018

"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
Powell, Wyoming

February 8, 2018

All of the darkness in the world can not extinguish the light of a single candle ... you let your light shine before the world and now it is shining in the presence of God and His light has encircled you! May all of your loved ones feel Gods light shining into the darkness of these hours, days and months. God bless and keep you all close.

Senior Chaplain Mario Gambaro
Cowlitz Chaplaincy, Cowlitz County, Washington

February 8, 2018

My prayers for the family, friends and co-workers.

Rest in Peace

Lieutenant J. H. Fain II
Loganville Police Department

February 8, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. You are clear for End of Watch-

Senior Sheriff's Sergeant(Ret) Louis Mar
Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Department (CA)

February 7, 2018

Godspeed Brother

Deputy Laffitte
Leon County Sheriff’s Office

February 7, 2018

Thoughts and prayers for the family, friends and co-workers of our fallen brother. Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake OH PD

February 7, 2018

Thank you for your service to your community and fellow citizens. May our Lord give comfort to your family and friends in this difficult time. Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis R Otero
Department Of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

February 7, 2018

Deputy Sheriff Micah Flick,

Thank you and your family for your sacrifice. May you rest in the arms of the Lord.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

February 7, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You are a Hero Deputy Flick. Thank you for doing your job. Rest in peace Dear Brother. God bless. "Heroes Live Forever"

Catherine Garibay Sanchez
Surviving Sister Of
Deputy Sheriff Steven Garibay
EOW February 10, 1987

February 7, 2018

Deputy Flick -

We are simply reeling from your loss, the third in five weeks. We only just removed our mourning bands and raised our flags after Deputy Gumm's services, last Friday.

Still, we will answer the calls, take note of the odd behaviors, intercede when it seems like the right thing to do, even at the cost of our lives. It is the standard you lived, and we can do no less.

May God grant peace and recovery to your wife, kids, family and friends. Thank you for your service to the people of El Paso County and to the State of Colorado.

Sgt. Kieth Moreland
Arapahoe Community College PD (Ret. LAPD Sgt.)

February 7, 2018

I went through the Academy with Deputy Flick. He was an inspiration to everyone he encountered. His tour is over, and he has more than earned his eternal rest. He feared the Lord, and was always the first to lend a hand. I'll miss you brother!

Sean Grady
El Paso County Sheriff's Office

Psalm 82:3-4

February 7, 2018

Micah there is no doubt in my mind that GOD has accepted you into his Kingdom where you will serve as a guardian angel for all of us. You always acknowledged and had a smile for others. Your professionalism and accomplishments are a shining example for others to emulate and reflect great credit upon your family and this office. My family's prayers go out to yours with heartfelt sorrow. Do not fret for your family be at peace my brother, for they will always have a family to be there for them from now on. Until we meet again.

Sergeant James Rodriguez
EPSO

February 7, 2018

Rest in peace brother. Micah you are a role model for all peace officers and you will be missed. I will never forget our conversations and jokes. Your legacy with EPSO will last forever. We'll take it from here brother. My families thoughts and prayers are with Micah's family.

Sgt. Mike Pitt
El Paso County Sheriff's Office

February 7, 2018

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

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

February 7, 2018

Rest in peace my Colorado brother in blue. May god be with you and your family.

Detective Flaten
Rifle PD

February 7, 2018

Thank you for your service. RIP

Sergeant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office

February 7, 2018

The ultimate sacrifice paid while serving your community. God speed sir.

Prison officer Paul Brennan
Irish Prison Service

February 7, 2018

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the Peacemakers.
Godspeed Deputy Micah Flick. Lord, hold his family in your hands.
E.O.W. Sir, We will handle it from here.

Sgt. Michael Clifton- Retired
Redondo Beach Police Dept. Ca.

February 7, 2018

Deepest Sympathy to the Flick family and to the Brothers and Sisters of Colorado Springs Sheriff Dept. may GOD watch over your family and place you duty at the Gates to Heaven.

Chaplain T.L. Longacre
Red Rose Rose Lodge #16 FOP Lancaster Pa.

February 6, 2018

We send our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Flick for his courageous action in the line of duty for his community and our Nation. May the healing Grace of God be your strength in the days ahead. Rest in peace Deputy Flick.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office

February 6, 2018

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

February 6, 2018

So sad. Our local police station page in Winslow Maine put him up and a little bio about him. We are all thinking about his whole people here in Maine. Thank you for your service. May God bless you. Breaks my heart.

Earlina brown

February 6, 2018

Rest in peace Deputy Flick. Prayers to you and your family. Thank you for your service.

Patrolman First Class Peter Burdick (Retired) South Brunswick Police Department (NJ)

February 6, 2018

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