Poarch Creek Tribal Police Chief Mike Reynolds Passes Away

January 19, 2023

Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribal Police Chiefs Mike Reynolds passed away unexpectedly Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. He was 59.

“Mike worked tirelessly to ensure our public safety while forging deep connections with countless Tribal members and our neighbors. His loss will be felt deeply by many,” Tribal Chair and CEO Stephanie Bryan said. “Our deepest condolences and prayers are with Mike’s family and his many law enforcement colleagues.”

Mike became the Poarch Creek chief of police in 2016 after a 35-plus year career in law enforcement in Mobile County and for the city of Chickasaw in Alabama.


7 Responses to “Poarch Creek Tribal Police Chief Mike Reynolds Passes Away”

  1. Rebecca Mills on January 23rd, 2023 3:47 pm

    We are brokenhearted over the loss of Chief Reynolds. Our Tribe lost an impeccable person. Mike was a mentor to so many people. He was a wonderful friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, our tribal family and law enforcement colleagues.

  2. Frederick Conner on January 20th, 2023 6:37 pm

    Dear God, we are grieving and in pain right now about brother Mike.
    Lord we know that you are a God of comfort and that you are close to the brokenhearted. …
    Father, we pray you will help the Reynolds family find hope and joy in the midst of their grief. …

    With deepest Sympathy,

    Deputy Frederick Conner
    Monroe County Al. Sheriffs Office

  3. Tricia Minot on January 19th, 2023 7:04 pm

    I was so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers going out to Mike’s family.

  4. SueB on January 19th, 2023 5:05 pm

    My condolences to the family and the Poarch Creek Tribal police.

  5. micky on January 19th, 2023 12:18 pm

    Rest in peace…

  6. John Bone Jones on January 19th, 2023 11:20 am

    My condolences. Losing someone unexpectedly is hard, but life is a gift if even only for a day. Cherish each one.

  7. Karma on January 19th, 2023 9:13 am

    My condolences to Mike’s family and the Poarch Creek tribal police, and to all the lives he touched in his many years of law enforcement. This is definitely a tragedy that will be felt in many county’s. Sending hugs and prayers to everyone that had a part in Mike’s life :)