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 family and I feel your loss. Everyone seems to ask themselves, "what if?" Remember that everything happens for a reason and Brian left this place doing what he loved doing. Keep the faith and know that he is always with you. He is the breeze on your face and the rain in your hair.

God bless,

Son-in-law of:
Ptl. William B. Bell -- E.O.W. 11/19/02
Summerville Police Department, SC

Sgt. Douglas Wright
Summerville Police Department, SC

May god bless and hold in HIS hands his family in this time.


Neshannock Police Department, PA

I am so sorry. I had been so thankful cuz it had been about 2 weeks since we'd lost someone. I just checked this site and see we lost an angel on Valentine's Day. My Dad died 5 years ago on Valentine's Day.
I am grieving with you in your loss and know that it is a hard road to travel, but know that many go with you to ease your burden. May you be comforted by the support and prayers of the mutlitude who share your loss.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

You will not be forgotten my brother. Rest in peace.

police officer
LAPD

Rest in peace brother. To those of us who knew you, your name will never become a statistic. Each time we take the Watch,your memory will ride with us. Our prayers are with your family and may they know that hero's never die, they get promoted to "The Keepers Of The Watch". rest in peace Brian, we got your Watch.

P.T.L.M. Hastings
Cochranton Police Dept.

Rest in peace brother.
Our heart and prayers go to your family, friends and fellow Troopers. Peace be with you.


Steelton Borough Police Dept.

God Bless..........

Anonymous

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Patterson family and his fellow PSP Troopers. Rest in peace.

State Trooper
Michigan State Police

TO THE FAMILY OF TROOPER PATTERSON MAY GOD BLESS YOU. I READ WHERE HE JUMPED INTO A FREEZING COLD RIVER TO RESCUE SOMEONE, THIS JUST SHOWS WHAT KIND OF PERSON HE WAS. WE WILL KEEP FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT WITH HIM IN OUR THOUGHTS. FROM YOUR FELLOW ROAD DOGS IN ILLINOIS, WE SHARE YOUR PAIN.

TROOPER
ILLINOIS STATE POLICE

Rest in peace, Brian. God bless the family, and friends of this fallen hero.

Andrew
Police Officer, Baltimore City Police

Rest easy brother

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

Take comfort in knowing we all are one family.
Our department, and its' members, are there for you at all times.


Gresham Police Benevolent Group

My sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officer of Trooper Patterson.

While I did not have the privilege to have known him, I am sure that he has earned his seat in heaven. Rest well fellow officer and those of us remaining will cover your post on the blue line

Sergeant Ryan McNeil
New Chicago, Indiana Police Department

My fiance, Dennis McElderry, was the first law enforcement casualty of 2003. Having gone through the pain of losing Dennis I can truly understand and feel the pain that Trooper Patterson's family, friends, and co-workers must be feeling. My heart goes out to his wife and children especially. I wish I could give you a few words of wisdom to help you through this tough time, but there isn't anything I can really say or do to make the situation better.

Please accept my condolences on behalf of the McElderry family and remember that Brian is part of huge law enforcement family. If you ever need anything any number of them will be there for you (as I've quickly found out!) From reading the many reflections posted here, I am certain Brian was well respected and well loved. Thank you for a job well done and for helping to make this world a safer place for us all. Please take care of my fiance Dennis.

Peace, Love, Luck, and Happiness!

Jocelyne Brar
Dennis McElderry's fiancee - EOW (01/03/03)

I am saddened to learn of this Trooper's death. The circumstances of this tragic event are truly unfortunate. God Bless the family, friends and co-workers that this Officer of the Law leaves behind.

J.Ruda
PA POLICE

Rest easy brother and God bless. You are a hero and your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

A Brother in Blue

Ptlm
Corning PD, NY

Rest in peace Brother. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Trooper
Florida Highway Patrol

I would like to express my condolences to the family of Trooper Brian A. Patterson - my thoughts are with you.

Anonymous

To the family and friends of Trooper Paterson words won't change the way you are all feeling at this time. Stay strong and remember the good times you all shared. I am so sorry for your loss. To Trooper Paterson thank you for serving brother and may god bless you. Watch over your family and your Law Enforcement family. Rest in Peace.

Ofc. J. D. Hall
Lexington Div. Of Police KY

Trooper Patterson, your sacrifice will never be forgotten...my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family...may the good Lord bless and keep you. God speed my brother.

Andi-Criminal Justice Student

Attending a funeral today, I heard a passage that has always been my favorite and fits today for this fine officer.

Well done, well done thou good and faithful servant enter now unto the house of the Lord.

I lost two of my friends and fellow officers and one barely escaped death. I share your pain and pride in Tpr. Patterson "giving" his life for another. An officer never loses his life, it is a gift given out of love, and compassion for others. To his family be proud, and stand strong.

Det. John Bourne
Jessamine County Sheriff's Office, Ky

Rest in Peace Brother. You are with GOD and your Family now and forever.

Trooper
New Jersey State Police

Thanks for everything you do!! God bless you and your family
My thoughts and prayers all with all of you. Thanks!

S. Giles
Lehi, UT

Another one of our hero's lives is taken too soon. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Trooper Patterson. May the Lord give you strength and bless each of you during this time.
Rest in peace for your watch here is over walk in heavens beat and guide us all to protect and serve others safely.

US Ranger Catroppa
National Park Service, Kennesaw GA

Rest well my brother. Your time has come to be with God.

Allthough you are away from your family, it is a better place that the ones you left behind will meet you at then be with you forever. Blessed be the man who would give his life for another.

Patrolman Larry Lockmiller #834
Chattanooga TN. Police Dept.

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