Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael Charles Chesna

Weymouth Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, July 15, 2018

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Reflections for Sergeant Michael Charles Chesna

Rest in peace brother. We have the watch from here, you will never be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers to the Weymouth Police Department and the community as a whole, during this tragic and sad time!

God bless

Officer ERIC ROSENBAUM
Newton Police Department

July 16, 2018

RIP & Thank U. My condolences to his family and brother & sister Officers......

Lt. ( Ret) Mason Rhodes
PD East Greenwich, RI

July 16, 2018

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

July 16, 2018

My heartfelt condolences and prayers to officer Chesna's wife, children, fellow officers, parents, and the rest of his family and friends. He sacrificed his life protecting the innocent. There is no greater love than when one sacrifices his life for others. RIP officer Chesna. You are the true definition of a Hero. You will not be forgotten nor will your act of courage.

Stephen Branch, Carver, MA
Thankful Citizen

July 16, 2018

My prayers and thoughts go out to the family of Officer Michael Chesna. You fought the good fight and your journey is now complete. Rest in peace. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Retired Homicide Detective Steve Ramsey
Bakersfield Police Department - Bakersfield, California

July 16, 2018

Rest Easy Brother!! In all of my 16 years in the Army, I have never met a better man!! I will pray daily for your family and your kids!!

Chad McKee
C-CO 1-87 10th MTN Cobra’s Never Quiy

July 16, 2018

Mike, you were a kind hearted soul and soldier until the end. I am honored to have known you and to have shared so many stories around the fires in my back yard. I can only hope The knowledge and wisdom I gained from you will help me throughout the years. I will forever miss you and do my best to honor your legacy. RIP buddy I’ll miss you and I’ve got your 6 from here.

Seth Wyatt Correction Officer
Massachusetts Department of Correction

July 16, 2018

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

July 16, 2018

Condolences to Officer Chesna’s Family (Blood & Blue) Officer Chesna, rest in eternal peace sir. Thank you for your service....

Respectfully, an LEO Dad.

J. Bjurholm
Father of LEO

July 16, 2018

Dear Mrs Chesna
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children as you mourn the loss of your husband Michael.My the Father in heaven comfort you now as you mourn the loss of your husband.My phone number is in case you want to call me.
Sincerely,
Sue Furman
So

Susan Furman
No

July 16, 2018

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

Detective Monica Vernon
Baltimore City Police Department

July 16, 2018

Rest in peace Officer Chesna. You gave your life serving your fellow citizens. You can never be replaced,but you well be missed and always remembered. My heart goes out to your family. They have paid the ultimate price for your service. They will not be forgotten.

Detective Sergeant
Clinton Maine Police Department

July 16, 2018

Godspeed and rest in peace Brother. You will always be missed, but never forgotten. As you join the other heroes in heaven, I know you will watch over us that remain here.

Patrolman, Retired
Weymouth Police Department

July 16, 2018

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 Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

July 16, 2018

Rest in Peace my brother in blue!! May God escort you to the Heavens where you will be surrounded by love and peace; bless your family, friends and coworkers to help deal with your loss.

Patrol Lieutenant Joyce M. Pena
Balcones Heights Police Department

July 16, 2018

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

July 16, 2018

Rest in peace brother! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.

LT. A. Orozco
ADOT/ECD

July 16, 2018

Es macht mich traurig solche schlimmen Nachrichten lesen zu müssen! Man dient der Gemeinschaft und zahlt am Ende auch noch den höchsten Preis, den man zahlen kann! In tiefer Anteilnahme und grosser Dankbarkeit! Alles Beste für die Angehörigen!
Ihr Opfer wird in ehrenvollem Andenken gehalten und nicht vergessen!

Marcel Kluge former Police Officer
No Relationship Or Agency, I only read this bad news and felt sadness

July 16, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Chesna. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Weymouth Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

July 16, 2018

Matthew the lord above bless you really good. May he shine happily on you and your family .. I’ve prayed all day hopping that he would, may the lord bless you and keep you in his loving arms. Thank you for your service

Retired Chief of Police Johnny McCurry
West Point Ga P.D.

July 16, 2018

Rest in Peace Brother. You have made the ultimate sacrifice and you will not be forgotten. Godspeed Brother

Mike-Reserve Deputy Sheriff
WCDSA-Worcester County

July 16, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother

Officer - Newington Police CT Michael Fa
Newington Police Department

July 16, 2018

Rest in peace Officer Chesna, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.

TERRY F. ZECH OFC (RET)
VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPT, DETROIT MICHIGAN

July 16, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD

July 16, 2018

My deepest sympathies to the family of Officer Chesna, Police Chief Richard Grimes and all the members of the Weymouth Police Department. The tragic loss of Officer Chesna shows the danger in any call of service when an officer responds. May he rest in the peace of Our Lord.

Ret. Lt. Leon Rominiecki
Philadelphia Police Department

July 16, 2018

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