Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Michael A. Niehoff

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Wednesday, November 30, 1994

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Reflections for Police Officer Michael A. Niehoff

Remembering a fellow officer on the anniversary of his entrance into Heaven. RIP

Ptlm. (Ret.) P.K. Harding
Binghamton PD

November 30, 2018

It’s been about 22 years now since we lost you , Mike. A few days ago we lost another brother in blue due to a squad accident. Charles Irving, a young man with three years on also. Welcome him in heaven where I know you now reside. I retired almost two years ago and often think of those who did not especially you. I can’t believe I now add another friend to that list.

J. Prebish Ret. MPD

June 13, 2018

Thank you for your service and all the memories. I miss you so much.

Family friend

June 8, 2018

Officer Niehoff,
On today, the 23rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

November 30, 2017

He took me fishing with my father who worked for him in District 7. I'll never forget him.


May 22, 2016

Today, Monday May 17th, 2016 the Milwaukee Police Department's Investigations and Intelligence Bureau dedicated our police work to the memory of Michael Niehoff. His name was read at all roll calls so that we never forget his dedication to MPD.

Capt. S Caballero

May 17, 2016

A fine young man who died before his time. You are remembered fondly by co-workers who you worked and camped with.

Milwaukee Police

May 8, 2015

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

October 3, 2013

Mike was a fine officer and I enjoyed working with him. He always came to work happy to be there and eager to learn.

Captain Jerome O'Leary
Milwaukee Police Department

July 24, 2012

Thank you Uncle Mike for serving for the City of Milwaukee and the USMC... I still miss you to this day and wish you were here. God bless to you and those who have left previous reflections.


June 2, 2012

Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

April 18, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 15th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for the solace of all those who love and miss you.
Both the pain and pride are forever.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

December 3, 2009

"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 whos 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
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 22, 2008

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, nh

December 1, 2007

You have not been forgotten, continue to keep watch over your loved ones and those out on patrol. You are a true hero and heroes never die.

Bob Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

December 1, 2007

Dear Cousin Mike,

Thank you for helping people. We all miss you very much. I wish I could have met you. I think I might be a police officer one day!

Love from your cousins,
Sunny and Joy (Susan and Joe too)


July 9, 2007

On the anniversary of your death, I thank you for your service and honor you for your sacrifice.

A hero never dies....

Rest in peace, hero.

December 1, 2004

Rest in peace brother
You're gone but not forgotten.

Walworth Co SO

December 19, 2003

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