Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Mark Allen MacPhail, Sr.

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, August 19, 1989

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Reflections for Officer Mark Allen MacPhail, Sr.

May your family know peace and have closure in the knowledge that his murderer has finally answered for his crime.

Civilian "Jus'Jim" Hughes
Santa Ana Ca

September 22, 2011

i want to thank you most humbly for your surpreme sacrifice.
Jesus said,"Greater love has no man than that he would lay down his life for another."
May the good Lord comfort you and all your family now and forever.....

Linda Kohlfeld
Sister-in-law of a retired police officer.

September 22, 2011

Thinking of your family tonight. RIP, you have not been forgotten.
Respectfully submitted
Deborah Roelandts
Oconomowoc Wisconsin.

Deborah Roelandts (retired 911)

September 22, 2011

I am so sorry for Officer MacPhail's death. I find it disturbing how many people are talking about the killer's death, but not mentioning Officer MacPhail. RIP Officer MacPhail!

Gail, no rank

September 22, 2011

R.I.P. Officer MacPhail.... May you, your family, and your brothers in blue finally have justice....

Explorer Hayden Jennings

September 22, 2011

Finally, you may now Rest in Peace Mark. I will never forget the night of August 19, 1989 when the Signal 13, "Officer Down" went out over the radio. It is unbelievable that it has taken nearly as long as Mark was alive for justice to be served. My thoughts and prayers go out to the MacPhail family. God bless you all - forever! Thank you Mark for your service! You are a hero!

Michael Brussard, Former SPD Officer
Savannah Police Dept (1988-1990)

September 22, 2011

I had the Honor to serve with Mark in C Co. 1st Ranger Battalion in the early 1980's. He was a damn fine Ranger and Police Officer who lived by the Creed. Mark Rest in Peace, Justice has been served. We Few We Band of Brothers.

PTLM RobertTravers
Taunton, MA Police Dept

September 22, 2011

You are Gone but not NOT FORGOTTEN!! God Bless you and your family.

Special Agent
Drug Enforcement Administration

September 22, 2011

RIP, Brother. Justice finally served.

Dy. Lambert
Plaquemines Parish Sheriffs Office

September 22, 2011

RIP. Justice was served tonight.

Chief Deputy Tim Phillips
Roane County Sheriff's Office, TN

September 22, 2011

Officer MacPhail, you may rest in peace now. Justice has been finally done, although very late. I take great pride in your service, and grieve with your family at your loss. May God keep you and watch over your loved ones.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
Matthew 5:4

Lt. Kyle Lee
Waycross Police Department

Lieuteant Kyle Lee
Waycross Police Department, Georgia

September 22, 2011

RIP Officer MacPhail. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as justice is finally served, despite the attempts to stay the execution. May your sacrifice never be forgotten and thank you for your service. It is heroes like you who inspire me to follow my dreams into law enforcement.


September 22, 2011


A. McGuire

September 21, 2011

Always remember he is in the arms of the angels. May God be with you and your family.

Daughter of Retired Officer

September 21, 2011

Though your body left us years ago, as of 2208 hours EDT your soul can now rest. God bless you and the family.

MAJ(R) Howard N. Williams, Jr.
Army Military Police

September 21, 2011

My heart goes out to the family, God bless and live a great life in your fathers memory.


Mike MaKinster

September 21, 2011

I knew Mark.He was a good man and a good officer. He was quiet and soft spoken, intelligent and caring. He was working extra to help support his family as many officers must do. He did not deserve to die at the hands of the individual who has filed countless appeals to save his own life, yet had no qualms about executing an officer in cold blood. I sincerely hope that justice is finally served. I know that wherever Mark might be, his concern is of only the best for his family,of which I am sure he is proud.Mark, you will not be forgotten.

Retired Star Corporal Dan Corrieri

September 21, 2011

Your brothers in South Carolina stand with you and your family Sir. Thank you for your selfless service.

C Saunders
Berkeley County Sheriff's Office SC

September 21, 2011

Rest in Peace Brother, we have the Watch from here, continue to look after us down here still fighting the good fight

Phoenix Police, Brother in Blue

September 21, 2011

To the family of Officer MacPhail,
I mourn your loss. I was hoping for justice for the loss of your husband, son, and father tonight, but it seems as if that is not going to be. Please know that my heart hurts for your family and I hope and pray that your family will will at some point know closure. You will always be in my heart.

Myra Askew Hall

September 21, 2011

R. I. P.

K. Brooks
Houston Police Dept.

September 21, 2011

To the friends and family of Ofc MacPhail, my deepest condolences. I stand with you.

Ofc Mercure
Metro Transit PD

September 21, 2011

Officer MacPhail... I never personally knew you, but I am following the news of your killer while I am stationed nearby. As those stand outside and celebrate yet another stay of execution for your killer, I remember and cherish your sacrifice for us all. You are the true hero and I will always remember your name. No matter what happens to your killer, we all celebrate YOUR life! Rest in Peace HERO!

DFC Jeff Snyder
Orange County, FL Sheriff's Office

September 21, 2011

Thinking of you and your family tonight. Hopefully a part of this will be over soon. Rest in peace brother.

Investgator James Herndon
Cobb County Sheriff's Office

September 21, 2011



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