Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer II Michael Wayne Smith

Henry County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, December 28, 2018

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Reflections for Police Officer II Michael Wayne Smith

You really did a great job at keeping us safe,you were a very good man and still remember you coming when a guy wrecked outside my house.RIP

Henry county Explorer Matthew Huber
Henry county

March 3, 2019

On behalf of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences. R.I.P. Officer Smith, may God bless you and keep you. May God comfort your family, friends and all our brothers and sisters with the Henry County Police Department. May God wrap you in his loving arms and grant your family and friends with strength, comfort and peace during this difficult time. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers my brother. Please know that you and your service will never be forgotten. Fidelis Ad Mortem my brother as we remain Standing Tall For Those Who Have Fallen. We have the watch from here.

Corporal James Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Tampa, Fla.

February 7, 2019

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police Department

January 10, 2019

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret)
Nassau County PD, NY

January 9, 2019

Rest in peace brother.

Detective Stephen Trejo
Donna I.S.D. Police Dept. Tx

January 9, 2019

“We in this world Today shall be remembered...we few...We happy few...We Band of Brothers...for He today who sheds his blood with me shall be my Brother...Lest ye day it proudly...we are but warriors for the working day”...Shakespear
Go rest high on that mountain Officer Smith...and walk those streets of gold as your reward...”Blessed are the peacemakers...for they shall be called the children of God.” Matt 5:9

Lt. Mark D. Starling-(Retired)
Columbus Police Dept, Columbus,Ga.

January 9, 2019

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

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

January 8, 2019

Please accept my condolences and deep sense of loss on the death of Officer Michael Smith. I pray that you and your department might know the comfort in Christ Jesus who knows our pain and suffering and loss at times such as this. I pray especially for Michael's wife and three year old son.
On behalf of the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Highway Patrol,
Chaplain Bob Cutlipp

Robert Cutlipp
Department Chaplain

January 7, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Smith, 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.


January 7, 2019

May your soul forever rest peacefully. Prayers will
continue to flow for your loved ones and LEOs.

Chief T. Ayers
Fire Services

January 7, 2019

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
J. Davis

January 6, 2019

When the call came in you answered up Officer Smith; we thank you for courage, strength and conviction to be on the correct side of the "thin blue line" for your community and country. God bless you, your family and the officers of Henry County Police Department. Your heroism is well appreciated!

John Martin, Lt (Retired)
Washington State Patrol

January 6, 2019

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

January 6, 2019

Our condolences to your family and friends. We pray for you.

Police Officer Nancy Neumann
Suffolk County Police L.I. NY

January 5, 2019


Stephen Bruet PPO

January 5, 2019


PPO Stephen Bruet

January 4, 2019

To Officer Michael Wayne Smith, I offer my most sincere respect and appreciation for your service and your sacrifice.

To those who loved Officer Smith, I offer my heartfelt condolences. I won't tell you that your pain will lessen or that your loss will ever get any easier to accept, but please know that you are not alone in your grief. There are many of us who mourn with you the loss of your beloved Michael.

Joseph Runyon
Brother of Deputy Constable, Patrick Runyon, End of Watch 2/7/1981

January 4, 2019

No matter where your brothers and sisters in blue patrol the streets we hurt for you , we hurt for your family. Cry for Officer Smith if you choose, but don't forget to honor and remember what made you laugh about him. Celebrate him and his choice of profession that put service of others before himself. GODSPEED Officer Smith!!

Officer Mark Anderson
Kenosha P.D. (Wisconsin)

January 4, 2019

On behalf of Police Supporter and Survivors of LEO Facebook pages, we extend our deepest heartfelt condolences to the Henry Police Department and to the family of Officer Michael Smith.
R.I.P. Officer Smith. Thank you for your service and sacrifices.

Linda Danculovich
Police Supporter. Survivors of LEO

January 3, 2019

On behalf of Moms Back the Blue of the St. Louis County Police Family Association, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the family (blood and blue) and friends of Officer Smith.
We will be forever indebted to you for your selfless service and sacrifice.
Always Honored; Never Forgotten

Proud Moms from
Moms Back the Blue of the
St. Louis County Police Family Association

January 3, 2019

R.I.P. BROTHER Smith!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

January 3, 2019

My heart goes out to all the people affected by this tragic incident. That little boy will have to grow up without his dad because somebody wouldn't leave an office without a fight. How ridiculous.

Teddy Carr
Retired Correctional Officer, Texas and Colorado

January 3, 2019

Officer Smith, you valiantly held on for several days and I admire you for your fight. How tragic it is that anyone should lose their life needlessly, but yours was taken due to the actions of a madman, who thanks to your hard fight, will never hurt another human being again. You are truly a hero, Brother.

May God Bless you and may you forever Rest in Peace. May also, those who knew and loved you best, keep you eternally in their hearts and prayers so that you will never truly be gone.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 3, 2019

Officer Smith, my heart goes out to your wife and young son over the loss of their husband and father. I, too, lost my father at a young age, and I know how difficult growing up was like without someone to look up to. But I grew up fine, thanks to my faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. So do not worry about your boy. He will be fine, our Lord will watch over him. May you rest in the peace of our Lord, and may He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

January 2, 2019

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.”

I know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

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 seven years. I pray that Michael's life and death will bring glory to God.

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

January 2, 2019

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