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Police Officer Mia Danielle Figueroa-Goodwin

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, December 22, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Mia Danielle Figueroa-Goodwin

On 12/22/2022 class 45 of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission honored Police Officer Mia Danielle Figueroa Goodwin.

FWC Class 45
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

December 22, 2022

Police Officer Mia Danielle Figueroa Goodwin will always be remembered. RIP Mia.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

August 18, 2022

RIP, Thanks for your service and sacrifice.

Dr Isaiah Otis Reid JD Law Student

March 16, 2022

She like a little sister to me. I ask god while her. Love and prayer. Jimmy mcgee

James Mcgee

January 29, 2022

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.

Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

January 18, 2022

Rest in peace sister. Thank you for your service. God's speed ma'am.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

January 9, 2022

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

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

January 4, 2022

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Figueroa-Goodwin. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 3, 2022

You know this hit hard. I watched your home going service on TV and I thought about you all day. I want to say thank you for your service. I pray that your family find peace and understanding in time. May the Lord bless your family and protect them always.

Cal Harris
Public Safety High School Teacher, Northern Guilford High School NC

January 2, 2022

Rest easy sister thank you for your service may your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Retired #8046 Jerry Matalone
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

January 2, 2022

Officer Figueroa-Goodwin, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. My heart breaks for the three young children you have left behind, not knowing the love of a mother. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

January 1, 2022

Rest In Peace sister. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department during this tragic time. Matthew 5:9

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

December 31, 2021

My condolences to the Figueroa-Goodwin families. May her children know the loss of their mommy will forever be honored and never forgotten. Officer Goodwin may you rest in peace my Sister. Thank you for your service. God Speed.

Master Patrolman Eric Lee Milchak, Sr.
Chattanooga Police Department

December 30, 2021

To the family, friends and coworkers of Police Officer Mia Goodwin: My deepest sympathy for your loss. May God watch over you all during this difficult time. God's Speed Mia!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

December 30, 2021

So sad & tragic, RIP. Well done thou good & faithful servant. May God bless & comfort your family, as well as your brothers & sisters with CMPD.

It was 20 years ago on 12-23-01 that we lost our last officer killed in the line of duty, Sheila Twyman.

Mike Nixon
High Point, NC Police Dept, Retired

December 28, 2021

So sad 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

December 27, 2021

Thank you for your service, sister. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

December 27, 2021

Rest in peace Sister.

Arrend B Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

December 27, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 27, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Police Officer Mia Goodwin. I am so very sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Officer Goodwin will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

December 26, 2021

Although I never worked alongside you, it felt as if I lost a part of my soul when your watch ended. The devastation makes it difficult for me to reflect upon this and I am without words. While I do know that Heaven gained a guardian and an angel, I honestly would prefer to have you back with us here on Earth. As you begin your new tour of duty, I personally would like to say thank you.

Thank you for being a devoted wife, mother, and daughter to your loving family.
Thank you for being our sister and caring for others in their time of need.
Thank you for your compassion and inspiring so many with your grace and presence.
Thank you for answering the call and following your dreams.
Thank you for your selfless act of servitude.

Rest in peace my sister. We will continue your watch here on Earth while you watch over us in Heaven. We all love you very much and we will be happy when we spiritually see you again.

Stephen Todd
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

December 24, 2021

My prayers are with the family of Officer Goodwin. May you Rest In Peace.

911 Telecommunicator Stacei Vick
Rocky Mount Police Department

December 24, 2021

May you RIP Officer MIA GOODWIN.

Ron D. Cameron Retired Chief of Police
Rushville Police Department

December 24, 2021

Rest in Peace my sister.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

December 24, 2021

Officer Goodwin, this job can take our lives in so many ways. I thank you for your brave service to all of us. May God watch over all those that loved you here on earth. Rest in Peace, Sister.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Gainesville, GA

December 24, 2021

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