Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Lucas Bartley Dowell

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, February 4, 2019

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Reflections for Trooper Lucas Bartley Dowell

So Sorry for the loss, I pray that GOD will watch over the family and fellow officers that served with this officer. May God give some sense of peace. We all lose when a LEO falls. Take hope in the fact they are now patrolling Heavens Streets. Again my deepest regrets for the loss.

B.J.Umbenhower
D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

March 20, 2019

I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice although that doesn't seem to be enough. You will not be forgotten. Deepest sympathy to your friends, family and coworkers. RIP.

Marie C
NJ Citizen

March 19, 2019

God Speed Brother

Deputy Tim Duvall
Boyd County KY Sheriffs Department

March 7, 2019

Rest in Peace Trooper Dowell.

Police Officer Ahmed Danso-Faried
City of White Plains Police Department

March 7, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
author unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

March 3, 2019

Trooper Dowell,
Thanks you for your service to the citizens of the Commonwealth and I extend my deepest sympathies. Bless you brother, your work is done here!

C. Brown
Pittsylvania Co. S.O.
DARE/SRO

February 27, 2019

Trooper Dowell,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Virginia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 23, 2019

Prayers for Trooper Dowell's family, your coworkers and friends, from Pine Mountain FOP Lodge 88 Kentucky

Wesley Doughman
Division of Probation and Parole Retired

February 22, 2019

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

February 13, 2019

May God Bless your soul and i will pray for your family.

Detention Officer Somone Walker
Harris County Sheriff’s Office

February 11, 2019

Words do not seem sufficient to alleviate your sorrow at this time. God has blessed you with many precious and wonderful memories. The best words of comfort have been given to us from heaven: “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.” (John 14:1-3). With deepest sympathy.

Dan C. Bailey
Volunteer chaplain, TBI

February 11, 2019

Trooper Dowell,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

February 10, 2019

To the family of Trooper Lucas Dowell, friends, Colonel Gary T. Settle and the Virginia State Police.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close, and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service.
" For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not parish, but have everlasting life." John 3:16 / "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

February 9, 2019

RIP Trooper Dowell

Dispatcher
Dept of Ineterior

February 9, 2019

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over seven years. I pray that Lucas' life and death will bring glory to God.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

February 9, 2019

Went to your service today and will be back tomorrow. I wished meeting your family was under better times. I wished I could go back and change that day. It was a humbling experience to see Troopers from all over this country as well as officers from NYPD showing support for you and your family and VSP troopers . It was humbling to see so many of your VSP Troopers showing support to your family and to each other. To see the amount of civilians there to show support told me all I needed to know about the man and trooper you were. I am truly sorry. I am always at your families service. They have my number. To the Mother and Father and Sister. I am beyond any words to comfort you. There are simply none to do that. You are forever in my prayers. Trooper Dowell, My respects Sir.

Sgt David Osborne
Tennessee Highway Patrol

February 8, 2019

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Deputy Jamie Davis Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office Pittsylvania County Virginia

February 7, 2019

My Deepest Sympathies to his family.
RIP, Trooper Lucas Dowell (Brother in Blue) Continue your tour of duty in heaven brother, as you now have Blue Wings.

Det. Lonnie Tuthill
Greene County Va. Sheriffs Office
Retired Albemarle Co. Police

February 7, 2019

On behalf of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, we send our deepest sympathies and condolences. R.I.P. Trooper Dowell, may God bless you and keep you. May God comfort your family, friends and all our brothers and sisters with the Virginia State Police. May God wrap you in his loving arms and grant your family and friends strength, comfort and peace during this difficult time. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers my brother. Please know that you and your service will never be forgotten. Fidelis Ad Mortem my brother as we remain Standing Tall For Those Who Have Fallen. We have the watch from here.

Corporal James Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Tampa, Fla.

February 7, 2019

Time to come home dear brother
Your tour of duty through
You’ve given as much as anyone
Could be expected to do

Just a few steps further
The smoke will start to clear
Others here will guide you
You have no need of fear

You have not failed your brothers
You clearly gave it all
And through your selfless actions
Others will hear the call

So take your place of honor
Among those who have gone before
And know you will be remembered
For now and evermore. BY:Robert Longly May god comfort your friends and family during this tragic time , rest easy brother we’ll take the watch from here .

Patrolman Dalton Martin
Welch Police Department

February 7, 2019

Rest easy Brother. Thank you for your service. You won’t be forgotten. Deepest Condolences to the Dowell Family.

Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

February 7, 2019

"Carved on these walls is the story of America, of a continuing quest to preserve both democracy and decency, and to protect a national treasure that we call the American dream."
President George H.W. Bush
Rest in peace brother, God Speed.

Sgt. C.M. Grubbs
Harrisonburg Police Department(Va.)

February 7, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue.

“Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be Called Sons of God.”

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

February 7, 2019

I am very sorry to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Trooper Lucas Dowell. i know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and all members of the Virginia State Police Department.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

February 6, 2019

Thank you brave officer for your service to our nation. May the Peace of Jesus be with you and your family now and forever. Salute to you good sir, may you rest in peace.

Father of Sgt. Robert Goodwin MNPD

February 6, 2019

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