Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Scott Alan Patrick

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Monday, December 22, 2003

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Reflections for Trooper Scott Alan Patrick

congrats on the new baby boy

June 24, 2004

Congratulations, Melissa Patrick, on the birth of your son, Isaac Scott.
Although your joy may be bittersweet as you continue to mourn your loss,
May your son be healthy and grow up to always know the person his father was.

Trooper Patrick, you will not be forgotten, nor the ultimate sacrifice you gave.
Your family and fellow troopers continue to be in the thoughts and prayers of many.

Jeffrey Williams
Highland, Indiana

June 22, 2004

God bless you Scott. Thanks for serving and being there.

PO DJ Ostrem
Mattawan Police, Mattawan, Michigan

June 20, 2004

I often visit this website after the death of two dear friends from the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003).

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Trooper Patrick. I am deeply saddened to see the death of another very young man. From the reflections written about Trooper Patrick, it is obvious that he was a wonderful man and trooper.

These are senseless occurances that continue to happen. Thank you so much to the men and women who continue to serve their communities and this great Nation. God Bless You.

...Gone, but never Forgotten...

Marti (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 4, 2004

It has been almost 3 months since that day, I cannot help thinking about you and the fun we had each day and night while 10-41 and off duty as well. We all miss you bro.


Another trooper fell today
Not fighting in Iraq but
Fighting in a war that has been going on much longer

Another soldier fell today
CNN will not cover the story
This soldier just as important if not more important
fighting in a war much closer to home

Another trooper fell today
How many people will know
A true hero died trying to protect our own

Another trooper fell today
A true hero in my eyes
Not fighting in a foriegn land but here at home
It was not the enemy that was fighting to protect their country
But an enemy trying to take something that did not belong to them

Another trooper fell today
May God Bless him, his family, and friends
These are true heros who do not fight for fame and fortune
But fight to protect the citizens of our land
From an enemy that looks just like us

Another trooper fell today
How long must we fight this loosing war
A war against crime on our own streets
Against an enemy that keeps coming back

Another trooper fell today.....

Trooper Michael Jones
Indiana State Police

March 26, 2004

Dear Trooper Patrick, Our lives, friends and families have all suffered the same tragic loss of losing our loved one. My thoughts and prayers are with your wife and family. I pray for all of us to have the strength and faith to get through these sad times. Please watch over all of us and continue the job you began only now I know you,Tom and Bryan walk the beats in heaven. Thank-You for your ultimate sacrifice. Always thinking of you and your dear ones. Fiance of Cpl. Thomas Roberts, Mishawaka Police Dept. E.O.W. 12-13-03

Debra McGinnis
Mishawaka Police Dept. Records

March 22, 2004


You don't know me. I am an 2 1/2 year officer with the Sellersburg Police Department in southern Indiana. I just wanted to tell you that you reminded me that no call is routine or "no big deal". I read the article about your incident on the interstate the next day after it happened. The thing that got to me the most about the entire article was the picture of your patrol car with detectives around it taking pictures. I realized that car could easily be my patrol car or one of my brothers cars. Rest easy Scott.


Officer Drew LaMaster
Sellersburg Police Department

March 13, 2004

I didn't know you Scoot, but I wish I had. Every day you are in my thoughts and prayers. Please watch over and protect my angel in blue.


March 11, 2004

To the Patrick family,
I am saddened to hear of your loss.
May God always be with you.

Officer J.W. Fish
N.C. Port Authority Police

March 9, 2004

dear family i would like to thank you for the lovely cards you are in my prays also i hope you let me know how the baby is . i hope we can meet some day i know the boys probable have meet by now and they are doing there job up in heaven. they are great men and will never beforgotten god bless and take care maureen and nicole and denise rolniak


March 7, 2004

"Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9
Mrs. Patrick, I'm sorry for your terrible loss, bless you and your unborn child. Trooper Patrick please continue to watch over us all when we walk the beat.

North Carolina

March 3, 2004

To the Patrick family, I know that a couple of months have passed since your loss of Scott I just want to let you know that you are still in my thoughts and prayers.


March 2, 2004



March 1, 2004

We have some of the same friends, although I didn't know you personally. Drove past Grant Street the other day while off duty and could think of nothing else well my friend, I've got your watch now. My thoughts are with your family.

Hobart, In. Police Department

March 1, 2004

sorry about your loss i just found out about this site when my husband was killed in the line of duty my prayers are with you his grandmother sent me a beautiful letter thank you our prayers are with you and your new baby the rolniak family

wife of slain officer

February 26, 2004

From a brother officer, fellow Hoosier & Packer fan...I pass by the scene of your death every do many other officers in NW Indiana. You are thought of often by those that did not know you...and always by those that did. God bless, Scott.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

February 23, 2004

Trooper Patrick-

May you rest in peace, and watch over the rest of us with vigilant eyes, as we do what you paid the ultimate sacrifice to do, protecting those around you. "No greater a man, than he who will give his life for another."

Deputy Andrew S. Hynek
La Porte County, IN Sheriff's Department

February 17, 2004

Scott, we will never forget you. Thank you for allowing me to be a small part of your life with the Department.

Major Jerome Ezell
Indiana State Police

February 17, 2004

I only knew you Scott for a short amount of time but you left an impact on my life. I appreciate the times when you came up to the toll road to assist me. It was an honor to work with you and you will be sorely missed. Thank you Scott for being a good friend and trooper.

Trooper Peter L. Bradley
Indiana State Police

February 1, 2004

I only knew you Scott for a short amount of time but you left an impact on my life. I appreciate the times when you came up to the toll road to assist me. It was an honor to work with you and you will be sorely missed. Thank you Scott for being a good friend and trooper.

Trooper Peter L. Bradley
Indiana State Police

February 1, 2004

My first shift on my own happened to be a midnight shift with you. From the first time I met you I felt as though I had made a life long friend. It was conforting to know that no matter what I got into you always had my back. I'll never forget the many early mornings sitting at Martha and the Blvd. just talking for hours, it almost feels like I have known you so much longer than just the 5 short months that we worked together. Scott I feel confident that you are up there watching each and every one of our backs everyday, never resting to insure that we all stay safe. I have learned so much from you. I hope I turn out to be half the Trooper that you were. Keep that smile on your face Troop, we'll all see you some day. You will be missed by all.

God Bless Troop, may you Rest In Peace brother.

Trooper John C. Perrine
Indiana State Police District 13 Zone 1

January 31, 2004

It has been over a month now and it still does not seem possible. I will never forget our days in recruit school and will cherish them now more than ever. You have paid the ultimate price and for that you will never be forgotten. I also pray for your family, for they have suffered the greatest loss of all. Scott please watch over us all.

Trooper Jason Allen
Indiana State Police District 35

January 30, 2004

It's been over a month now and the pain is still there from the loss of my friend. We all still miss you and would give anything to see that smile on your face again. I can honestly say that it was an honor to work with you. The times we had working together and joking around at 61st and I65 will stay in my heart forever. You were a great person and I can only hope to live up to the standards you have set. Don't worry about Zone 1, we got it covered. Rest now, my friend, and smile down on us.
"To do what ought to be done, but would not have been done unless I did it, I thought to be my duty."


January 29, 2004

Scott you gave the ultimate sacrifice, your name will never be forgotten with the ISP. GO REST HIGH ON THAT MOUNTAIN, YOUR TIME ON EARTH IS SERVED. Rest in peace 13-143 and guard over us in your new post high above. You will always be remembered.

Trooper Nathan Abbott District 11
Indiana State Police

January 25, 2004

Brother, we are about the same age, and when I saw this my heart was torn apart. You gave it all at a young age and that is even more a tragedy. I want to say,"thanks and your family is in our prayers." There is nothing better than a Police Officer and I know that you were proud to do what you did for a living. Thanks to the family for allowing my brother to serve. Rest in Peace Brother/Well Done..... God Bless You

Sergeant Britt Godsey
Amory Police/Mississippi

January 16, 2004

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