Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Brian Allen Patterson

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, February 14, 2003

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Reflections for Trooper Brian Allen Patterson

My sincere condolenscences to the family of Trooper Patterson. May you find a fast closure for this unforeseeable event. Trooper Patterson, you are now paroling the streets of heaven, under God's command. May you always have a pleasent watch, and look over all of us on your beat. God Speed to your assignment sir. You have done well.

Concerned Military Member

Your watch is now done, and it is time for you to rest. My prayers are with and your family. May God Bless them in their time of need. You have given the ultimate sacrifice, and we will never forget.

Fellow Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

Trp. Patterson you were a true hero. You were doing something that many of us have done time and time again, without a thought for our own safety. You gave the ultimate sacrifice. Rest in peace brother and may God bless your family.

Trp. J. Sells
Tennessee Highway Patrol

To the family, friends, and co-workers of Trooper Patterson. May God hold you in his arms as you mourn the loss of your loved one. We too, as his law-enforcement family are mourning with you. God bless you Trooper and rest in peace.

Officer and Mrs. M. Davidson
Blomfield, Iowa Police Dept.

Rest in Peace Brother

Tpr Timothy S Conklin
New York State Police

Being a police officer for a local department and my brother a Trooper in PA, it hits really close to home. May god watch over you and your family. May there never be another one of us taken. Rest in Peace Brother!

Mike--K-9 handler
Midland Police Department

God Bless Trooper Patterson and his family.

Inv. Chris Raymond
Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office

My God comfort you and give you peace in this time. I'm praying for the Patterson family that you will find some comfort in the promise that one day soon we'll be joined with our loved ones again.
TROOPER-a life lived in honor.
John 15:13

Surving sister of OK Trooper Chris Van Krevelen J952
E.O.W. 11/28/2002

Kelly Van Krevelen
Communications Divison EPD, Enid Oklahoma

Rest in peace blue angel.

S. Yates
concerned citizen

To the family of Tpr. Brian Patterson,
My family prayers will always be with you. My eight year old son asked me why I was so sad today, the answer and explaniation is never easy. We in the Pennsylvania State Police family have gone through some tough times lately and lost too many. God Speed Tpr. Patterson.

Fellow Pennsylvania State Trooper

You gave the ultimate sacrifice protecting those around you. You now work a beat where there is always peace. Stay safe on the other side.

Sergeant Salvatore Torelli
Fauquier County Sheriff's Office



“Greater love has on one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13

Until we meet again, my brother.......... Peace


Deepest sympathy to the family of Trooper Patterson.


Never forgotten.

Knoxville Police Department, TN

God Speed brother.... May your family, fellow troops, and friends somehow find peace in this moment of sadness. No thoughts or words can ease the pain to your loved ones, may God bless your wife and two children.

"The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion..........."

Trooper JP Flanary
Virginia State Police

Brother thank you for your supreme sacrifice. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.


There are no words I can give that will erase your pain or I would gladly say them for everybody who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. I will think of you constantly as I go out to my job today and will pray for your family and friends for they are now on a most difficult road. Peace be with you.

Deputy Faith Hill
Shelby County Sheriff's Office

Our hearts and prayers go out the family and friends who loved and served with Brian. May God be with all of you during this time of loss.

Ro 8:28

Sergeant Alan Franks
Chattanooga Police Department

Our prayers and thoughts are with Tpr Patterson and his friends, family and the PA State Police.


To the family, children, friends and coworkers of Trooper Patterson may God help you all through this terrible time of loss, and to Trooper Patterson - THANK YOU for your dedication and for protecting us and please continue your watch from above now. May you rest in peace. To the children of this brave man may you know now and always that your dad was a true HERO.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee D. Azure, EOW 08/06/02



To the family, friends and co-workers of Trooper Patterson... please accept my sincerest sympathy for your loss. May God bless and comfort you during this difficult time and those ahead.

Jamie Johnson, surviving sister of
Officer Jon Cook
San Francisco Police Department

My thoughts and prayers are with Trooper Patterson's wife, children, family, friends and co-workers. You are never alone in your pain and grief. You have a hard road to go down now, but with God and the support of our law enforcement family you will make it. Psalm 55:22

Denise Nichols - surviving spouse
Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002

Rest in peace my brother—You will not be forgotten. You have done your duty.

As I visit the Law Enforcement Memorial on May 15th, I will say a prayer for you, your family, and all those that have been affected by your passing.

See you some day brother.

Corporal Jodie L. Warren
Prince George County Police Department, Virginia

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