Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Michael P. Cullinane, Sr.

Sea Isle City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, August 26, 1992

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Reflections for Officer Michael P. Cullinane, Sr.

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 26, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Cullinane.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 13, 2019

Thank you so much your service.


December 7, 2017

Academy classmate and a great guy. We remain diminished by your loss. Rest easy brother.

Mike Boyle, Captain (RET)
NJ Fish & Wildlife, Bur. of Law Enforcement

August 27, 2017

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

August 27, 2017

The recent events in this country make me sick!!!!! I find myself wondering what you'd think and then I remember our conversations about some things that were going on back before your death. Officer involved things. Heck we even had tshirts for the one situation in North Jersey! I still have yours, too.

You would be absolutely OUTRAGED at this stuff going on in our own Country, Mick.

I feel sick to my stomach knowing that today 5 more families have to understand the grief of being a police survivor. Praying there are no more, and praying for all the victims of the incidents today.

The violence NEEDS to stop. The hate NEEDS to stop.

I miss you every single day....and I will ALWAYS keep your memory alive. Thank you for the signs....I see them!!!!

Love you, Poop. Always.

Stacy Spiegel Cullinane
Surviving Spouse

July 8, 2016

Mickey Cullinane was my dads best friend until his death in 1992, he made the ultimate sacrifice to rescue my grandfather from a gas leak. I wish I could've met him, my dad tells me all the story's of when he was alive and he will never be forgotten by me or my dad. You will always be in my heart Mickey no matter what.

Supporter Dennis Felsing III

January 23, 2015

Everyday that I put my uniform on I think of you and remember your smile and the words of advice that you gave me in the summer of 1987 (when you weren't busting my stones). Today, on the 22 anniversary of your passing, your memory is stronger in my heart. God bless and thank you.

Lt. Christopher P. Ward
Whitemarsh Township Plice Dept.

August 26, 2014

Happy Birthday in Heaven! We all miss you beyond words !
Until we meet again.....XO!

Jeanne Cullinane

November 11, 2013

Miss you Michael.....XOXOXO!!!!!

Jeanne Cullinane

August 27, 2013

Dear Michael,
Happy Birthday in Heaven. I hope u & Kenny enjoyed your birthdays!

Gina DeFrancesco
sister of Kenny Santucci E.O.W. 9/6/08

November 14, 2012

Happy Birthday in Heaven Michael!
Miss you very much!
Until we meet again........XOXO!!!

Jeanne Cullinane

November 11, 2012

WOW.....20 years.....seems like yesterday! If I could have one more day with you....we'd be laughing as usual!!!!
Until we meet again.....XOXOXO!!!!!

Jeanne Cullinane

August 26, 2012

Dear Michael,
I never met you but went to visit your name Sunday, Your sister Jeannie is a great one and the award presented to your mom is very well deserved. May you continue to watch over your family. You will never be forgotten.

Gina DeFrancesco
sister of Kenny Santucci E.O.W. 9/6/08

May 15, 2012

They paid you a wonderful tribute and Mommy finally got to speak!!!It took 20 years....can you imagine? Not too many people realize the pain she has endured as a mother who has lost her son. She is never one to complain or cry. When we were all suffering and missing you, she was the strong one, and always tried to cheer us up.
We all move on... the widows, the children, the siblings, friends and co-workers. We all have a piece of our hearts missing..... but we move on.
How does she move on????

There are so many people who love you and it really showed at the ceremony.
Watch over Mommy now....she needs your help!

Jeanne Cullinane

May 12, 2012

every day when i drive into sea isle, i go past your memorial site. many wreaths have graced that spot over the years.
i have seen the many lives that you have touched... your family, your police family, your friends, the people who never knew you personally, but knew of you, and i have watched them grow up, changing for the better, because of you.
i have attended the 200 club functions, and been amazed at how they grew in attendance every year, because of you.
i wonder what you would have become had you still been here. a good cop, father, husband, son, brother, friend - but you were already all of these and more.
so, instead, now you are a legend, an inspiration, a reminder of what it means to be a peace officer, a gentle whisper of what is means to be a good person , the best of what it means to be a model of the spirit of human goodness. god bless.

beverly mccall, esquire
attorney at law

May 9, 2012

Happy 50th Birthday in heaven Michael! Where has the time gone?! Wish you were here! We miss you more than words can ever tell....Unti we meet again XOXOXO!!!!

jeanne Cullinane
Sisiter of PO Michael P. Cullinane Sr. SIC PD NJ- EOW 8/26/1992

November 11, 2011

Happy 50th Birthday in Heaven, Mick. I cannot believe you would be 50 years old this year. You will forever be 30 to us all.

Missing you on this milestone Veteran's Day, and remembering how proud you were to serve with the USANG 177th. An appropriate milestone today, 11/11/11, for a milestone birthday.

Love you and miss you more than words can say.

Surviving Spouse

November 10, 2011

I cannot believe it has been 19 years since I saw your beautiful smile or heard your contagious laughter. Sometimes it feels like yesteday....other times it feels like a lifetime ago.

Life is so very different today than it was in 1992. You would be shocked with some of the things that have happened in our world since your untimely death.

Hoping you are watching over all of us, but especially this weekend as everyone prepares for Hurricane Irene to hit and hit South Jersey especially hard. If you were here, you'd likely make everyone laugh with some sort of joke or smart-ass comment, even in the midst of high stress. You always had a way of lighting up a room with your smile, and making people laugh, even when they didn't want to!

I miss you every single day, Mick. Love you forever.

Stacy (Spiegel) Cullinane Smith
Mickey's wife

August 26, 2011

We miss you Michael, more than words can ever tell! Please watch over Maura.

Until we meet again XOXOXO!!!!

Jeanne Cullinane

August 26, 2011

20 years and still one of the most awesome men I have ever met in my life. thank you Mickey for being such a great friend and co-worker. You will always be in my heart. I listened to your truth, and never doubted anything. God Bless....

Comm Off D Valentine
Sea Isle City Police Department

August 17, 2011

Happy Father's Day in Heaven...I know you're watching over your son...Please help Maura!! She needs your smile!
Until we meet again....XOXO!!!!!

Jeanne Cullinane

June 19, 2011

I miss your smile!


May 28, 2011

It's National Police Week and I didn't make it there again! It's just too painful!!!! I really wish you were here, we really need your smile...please watch over Maura. Until we meet again...XOXOXO!!!!!

Jeanne Cullinane

May 14, 2011

Happy Anniversary, Mick. Would have been 21 years today. So much time has passed since I saw your beautiful smile, or heard your silly laugh. Missing you always. Our world has become a scary many LEO's killed already this year....and so many families left behind to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives.

Love you,


January 26, 2011

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