Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant Mickey S. McMillan

Belmont County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, December 23, 1979

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Reflections for Lieutenant Mickey S. McMillan

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Lieutenant Mickey S. McMillan of the Belmont County Sheriff's Department, Ohio and the additional 67 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

December 23, 2017

Dad,
It has been 36 years since you were taken from us. I still remember that night like it was yesterday. You are and always will be greatly missed.

shannon james mcmillan
Son

December 19, 2015

Family will never be forgotten. Rest brother and watch over Us.

Sheriff David Lucas
Belmont County SO

November 17, 2015

Lt. McMillan,
Sir, even though it has been 33 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as an LEO but for our Country as well when you served in the USN during the Vietnam War. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 23, 2012

"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
Sergeant
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

December 31, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your police and military service

VanDenBerghe
Manchester, NH

December 22, 2007

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten....

Officer
HCSO

December 28, 2005

Lt. McMillan,
On today, the 26th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but for our Country as when you served in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

December 23, 2005

We share the same uniform. As long as this occurs, you are never dead. We continue for you. Rest easy.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

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