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Lieutenant Michael Wood

Newberry Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, July 26, 2023

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Reflections for Lieutenant Michael Wood

May his soul forever Rest in Peace. May God bless Lt. Wood's family.

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

August 10, 2023

You showed me kindness and mercy. I thank you for this. I am also saddened by this travesty.

Matthew Anderson
Citizen of Newberry South Carolina

August 10, 2023

My prayers and condolences to the department and family. It is an immense tragedy.


August 9, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother.


August 7, 2023

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain

Pittsburgh PD

August 6, 2023

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Lieutenant, Mike Wood, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Lieutenant makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 2, 2023

Rest Easy Brother

Deputy Sheriff. Ron Buchholz
Retired Santa Fe County Sheriff NM.

August 1, 2023

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

July 31, 2023

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.
Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC)
Orlando Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 31, 2023

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

July 31, 2023

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

July 31, 2023

Rest in Peace Lieutenant Wood. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers for your Family both Blood and Blue.

Cpl. Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office, Wheaton, Illinois

July 31, 2023

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the difficult days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

July 31, 2023

Rest in peace, Lt Wood. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

July 31, 2023

RIP Lieutenant Wood. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Newberry

Lieutenant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police
Boston, Ma. 02120

July 31, 2023

Rest in peace Brother.

Capt. A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

July 31, 2023

On behalf of the 68 dedicated volunteers associated with POINT 27 across the United States, we would like to offer condolences for Lieutenant Michael Wood. Please know we are eternally grateful for Michael’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Lieutenant Wood, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Newberry Police Department in Newberry, South Carolina for Michael’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 also sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Lieutenant Michael Wood’s wife.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes #R309
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division (Retired)
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

July 30, 2023

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

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)

July 30, 2023

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

July 30, 2023

Rest in Peace Sir, Salute.

Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

July 30, 2023

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Lieutenant Michael Wood. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Family, Friends and all Members of the Newberry Police Department, South Carolina.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

July 30, 2023

Lieutenant Wood, 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 sorrow that your loved ones are experiencing. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

July 30, 2023

Lieutenant Michael Wood, I am so sorry that you lost your life while responding to assist. I thank you for your many years of brave service to all of us. May God watch over you and your family. Rest In Peace, brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Hudson, FL

July 30, 2023

Father in Heaven, Bless the eternal soul of this thy servant LT. Michael Wood and keep him with you throughout all eternity. We know that at the moment of death you were there to take him by the hand, and he did not die alone. Bless his family and all those who morn his passing, grant them comfort and peace. This we pray in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Amen.

Chaplain George E. Martin, Sr.

International Police Association
Region 14 (NC, SC, TN, GA)

July 30, 2023

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Ret.

July 29, 2023

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