Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Michael Abbate

Nevada Department of Public Safety - Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada

End of Watch Thursday, November 30, 2023

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Reflections for Sergeant Michael Abbate

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

February 7, 2024

To the family, friends, and co-workers of Nevada Highway Patrol Sergeant Michael Abbate.

Thanks to your Trooper for his service, commitment, and dedication.
Deep appreciation and understanding to you for the sacrifices you have made as a survivor.
May peace and comfort be with you in the knowledge that your State Trooper chose a righteous path in life and paid the ultimate sacrifice in order to protect and serve, representing all that is good.
Respect and support eternally, to you and yours, and may God's presence be at your side in this time of trial.

With great honor and deep respect for you, and
peace and comfort to your survivors

Sergeant Fredric E. Oakman
Pennsylvania State Police (retired)

January 30, 2024

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Abbate. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Nevada Highway Patrol.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 8, 2024

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

December 18, 2023

Your service will not be forgotten. Thank you. Praying for your family, friends and co-workers.

Jamie Hamlett
Sister Charles Callemyn

December 17, 2023

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

December 13, 2023

What a beautiful service.
Heart touching and so comforting..
A reflection on how precious life and loved ones are.
Prayers forever for Vincent and Vanessa.

Civilian Robin
Just a touched Vegas Resident Greatful

December 11, 2023

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

December 10, 2023

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

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

December 8, 2023

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

December 8, 2023

Sergeant Michael Abbate, my deepest condolences to you and your family at this very sad time for all of us. I thank you for all of your service to the state of Nevada. May God Bless you and keep you at His side. Rest In Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Hudson, FL

December 8, 2023

God bless you Sergeant Michael Abbate, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Nevada Highway Patrol. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

December 7, 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

December 7, 2023

May these brave police officers rest in peace. These slain officers killed by a drunk driver is exactly why the DWI laws are enforced. If any good can come from this horrible event, let it be that people STOP viewing DWI is "harmless". You now know better--and when you know better--you do better. Don't drive drunk--no matter who you are.

Joe Gonzalez Brooklyn New York
Civilian Supporter

December 6, 2023

God bless and thank you for your service.

Detective Tim F
Chicago PD

December 5, 2023

Sergeant Abate, our world is full of evil people, and yet, 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
Civilian

December 4, 2023

RIP Sergeant Abbate. Thank you for your service to the state of Nevada

Lieutenant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police
Boston, Ma. 02120

December 4, 2023

Rest in Peace Brother.

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

December 4, 2023

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. "In valor there is hope."

Recruit N. George
Albany County Sheriff's Office Public Safety Institute Session 6.

December 4, 2023

To Officer Abbate’s family, friends, and colleagues, my sincerest condolences to this tragic loss. Thank you Officer, for your services and may you rest in eternal peace. God Bless you always.

Mr Paul Gutierrez
God Bless you and your family Officer Abbate

December 3, 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 Sergeant, Michael Abbate, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Sergeant makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

December 3, 2023

When any officer of Blue killed, it tars a peice of every American heart. Our Love for Police and bravery is understated just as both officer put on their uniform dressed for what should have been routine day. The drunk driver I hope gets life with Parole. My prayers to family Alberto Felix. Although he gone his love of his family will always be with you, as he left a piece of his heart ❤️.

Anne Marie Wood
SwK NJ ODMP.NJ Facsbook

December 3, 2023

On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Sergeant Michael Abbate and the extended law enforcement family of the Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada.


End of Watch Thursday, November 30, 2023.


Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, but tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

December 3, 2023

Mike,
I will miss you my friend. Thank you for being there for me, and for being loyal. You were an amazing instructor, amazing person and a great Trooper! I will never forget you brotha.

Sam Acosta
Former NHP Trooper

December 2, 2023

Thank you for your service Sgt Abbate. May God's grace bring peace to your family and fellow Troopers during this tragic time. Rest in peace.

Sgt Wm C Elliott (retired)
Campbell County Sheriff's Office VA

December 2, 2023

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