Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Michael J. McDonald

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, August 26, 1933

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Reflections for Officer Michael J. McDonald

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

I was told growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area that my uncle was killed in the line of duty - shot and killed. I was told he was with the San Francisco Police Department - in the 1930’s

Is there any more information available to find if this is truly my uncle?

Rev. Bill McDonald
Possibly my uncle

June 27, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Mcdonald.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 9, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 26, 2018

Thank you for your kind thoughts and words.
Sincerely
Alma McDonald
Daughter of Emmett McDonald
Granddaughter of Michael McDonald

Alma McDonald

May 3, 2018

Alma-
My mother, June Kripp, was Emmett's first cousin. My grandfather's sister, Sadie, was Michael McDonald's husband and the mother of Emmett. June and I visited the graves of your father's family at Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma many times. I am always particularly touched by the gravesites of Officer Michael McDonald and by that of his young son, little Myles "aka Milo," who died when a car veered off of the road (Clayton Street?) onto the sidewalk in front of the family home in San Francisco where Milo, then four years old, was playing.

You likely know that the 1971 film "Dirty Harry," starring Clint Eastwood, is dedicated to the fallen officers of the San Francisco police force. Officer McDonald's name scrolls, as I recall, at the end of the movie.

Roberta Kripp Prazak
Officer McDonald was the husband of my great aunt

November 11, 2016

My grandfather that I never knew. The picture looks just like my father, Emmett McDonald, a member of SFFD. I am very proud of both of them, may they rest in peace!!
What a wonderful site!

Alma McDonald, granddaughter

January 9, 2013

Rest in Peace, Officer McDonald. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 22, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Anonymous

August 26, 2009

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

April 5, 2008

I knew Michael McDonald's daughter, Dolores and she was a wonderful caring person who dedicated her life to helping others. I miss Sister Dolores. After her Father was killed in the line of duty, the family struggled financially. The family remained strong and they survived and stayed a very close family.
Officer McDonald would have been so proud of his children and grandchildren. Sister Dolores is now in heaven with her parents, some siblings and her brother who died when he was three years old.

Marie Levesque
citzen and not an officer

December 1, 2005

MY BROTHER, YOU ARE GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. A HERO FOR SURE. YOU HAVE SERVED WELL, NOW REST IN PEACE. MAY GOD BLESS YOU.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

August 26, 2005

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