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

We trained, lived, laughed and grew strong together at the academy. You came into the academy a good man and left as a one of Indiana's finest. You and your family are in the thoughts and hearts of me and my family. You will not be forgotten as you have touched the lives of so many. Rest now and be happy that your work in this world is done and watch over all that are left to carry on.

Trp. Mike Bailey
Indiana State Police

December 24, 2003

May God's peace be with the family and friends of Trooper Scott A. Patrick.

Romans 13:4
Psalm 146:9

Patrolman Tracy Barton
Atchison KS Police Dept.

December 24, 2003

May God's peace and comfort be with Trooper Patrick's family, friends and coworkers. And may his sacrifice never be forgotten.

Deputy Scott M. Sitton
Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office (Tampa, FL)

December 24, 2003

God Speed to my brothers of the Indiana State Police and Trooper Patrick's family.

Kentucky State Police

December 24, 2003

Mrs. Patrick, your family, and the Indiana State Police, you are in our prayers.

Det. M. Budreau and Off. K. Budreau
Medford Police Deptartment, Oregon

December 24, 2003

Rest in Peace Brother.

Tpr Timothy S Conklin
New York State Police - Binghamton

December 24, 2003

You and Your family are in our many thoughts and prayers.
We all will miss you. We will be there to send you home.

Ofcr E. Wallace
Lafayette, IN P.D.

December 24, 2003

My prayers go out to Trooper Scott Patrick family, friends and the men and women of the Indiana State Police. I offer the following prayer O'God, whose great power and wisdom embraces the universe...Watch over all police everywhere. Protect them from harm in the performance of their dutites. Give them strength, wisdom and courage...Above all protect them with your almighty strenght and unite them always with their families. Trooper Patrick has paid the ultimate sacrific in the performance of his dutites, may God now allow Trooper Patrick to watch over all of his family, friends and Officers thooughout this country.

With deepest Sympothy,
Officer Brian Hellinger
Louisville Metro Police Department
Louisville, KY

Officer Brian Hellinger
Louisville Metro Police Department

December 24, 2003

On behalf of the men and women of the Virginia State University Police Department, our thoughts and prayers to the Patrick family and the Indiana State Police.

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."
John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

"God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help them."
Hebrews 6:10

Officer D.W.Reichhardt U-125
Virginia State University Police Department, Chesterfield Virginia

December 24, 2003

Thank you brother for your service to your community and country, rest in peace brother. To Trooper Patrick's family and his fellow officers, my prayers are with you during this trying time. May God bless you all.

Investigator Ronnie Austin
State Attorney's Office, Tallahassee, FL

December 24, 2003

May God bless Trooper Patrick, his family, and co-workers at this extremely diffcult time. May He extend his healing touch to those who are hurting so. To his wife and unborn child--you are not and will never be alone.

New York State Police

December 24, 2003

Trooper Patrick, you are a true hero. Your brothers and sisters in South Carolina will keep you in our hearts and prayers. May God bless Trooper Patricks family and extended Police family. We are deeply saddened by your loss.

Delta Platoon
Greenville Co Sheriffs Office

December 24, 2003

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K.Murphy
Union PD, NJ

December 24, 2003

To the family of Trooper Patrick,

I am so sorry for your loss. May Scott rest in peace.

Officer Shannon E. Bunger
Indiana University Police, Bloomington

December 24, 2003

Trooper Patrick, I am at a loss for words. This is a terrible incident that no one should have to encounter. My thoughts are with your wife and unborn child. I also have the rest of your family and fellow Troopers in my thoughts. You died a HERO-----you died way too young!

Officer Julie Schmidt
Louisville Metro Police Dept. Louisville, KY

December 24, 2003

There is nothing anyone can say or do to make your sorrows go away, all we can do is say thank you to a young man who served the communtiy until his time arrived. To your unborn child. Hold you head high, and know that your father was one of AMERICA'S FINEST. My his courage and strength be passed onto you. Always remember in your heart, that you father gave his life to make yours safer.
Trooper Patrick may you rest in peace knowing that your fellow officers will make sure that your family never goes without, and that you gave the ultimate sacrafice to make this world a safer and happier place to be.

Grinnell Police Dept. IOWA

December 23, 2003

May God bless the family and co-workers of Trooper Patrick. You fought the good fight. God bless you and keep you.

Police Officer First Class George Lollis
Orlando Police Department, Orlando, FL

December 23, 2003

our agency expresses our deepest sympathy to Trooper Patrick's family and to the Indiana State Police.

Arkansas State Police

December 23, 2003

You will never be forgotten Trooper Patrick. Your brothers in Vermont are praying for you and your family. Stand tall Indiana State Police.

Senior Trooper
Vermont State Police

December 23, 2003

My brother in blue, your watch is over. May God keep you in a safe place in Blue Heaven. We'll keep on patroling down here, and may the Good Lord bless your family.

P.O. R. Vieux
Marta Police Department.

December 23, 2003

Trooper Patrick, you are a legend and a hero. To stop for someone on the side of the road and then have to engage in a gun battle is beyond what one can imagine. I'm sure a lot of our fellow officers can agree, we all stop on the side of the road for people in condition white. The last thing we expect for stopping to help is to get hurt or murdered by that individual. Keep watching over us in your barracks up in heaven, and we will continue to carry your name in honor. God Bless you and God Bless your family!

Deputy Sheriff
Montgomery County, MD.

December 23, 2003

To the family and friends of Trooper Patrick. Indiana has lost yet another brave individual who has been called to his next tour of Duty. FALLEN NOT FORGOTTEN. The members of the ISP will surely miss this wonderful young man.

May God bless each and everyone of you.

KEVIN -louisville


December 23, 2003

Trooper Patrick was taken from his family, friends, and law enforcment family in a senseless manner. My heart goes out to the wife and child of Trooper Patrick. My husband is also a trooper in NC, and Mrs. Patrick is now living a nightmare that all troopers wives fear. As a Police Officer myself, I vow to you Mrs. Patrick that I will do everything in my power to get worthless scum such as the man that did this to your family off the streets. My prayers are with you. God Bless and Good luck.

Police Officer
PCMH Police/Williamston Police Dept.

December 23, 2003

Trooper Patrick, Rest in peace brother, take care God is with your family. May the wrath of God rain down on your murderer.

Corp Lyle Loggins
Allen Police Dept. Allen (Dallas) Texas

December 23, 2003

My fiance, Dennis McElderry, was the first law enforcement casualty of 2003. Dennis died doing a job he loved, just as I'm sure Scott did. It saddens me to know that Dennis was not the first to die in the line of duty, nor will he and Scott be the last to die this way.

Having gone through the pain of losing Dennis I can truly understand and feel the pain that Trooper Patrick's family, friends, and co-workers must be feeling. My heart goes out to you all, especially to his wife. No one can truly understand the pain of our loss until they've walked in our shoes. 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. Just know that my thoughts are with you.

Please accept my condolences on behalf of the McElderry family and remember that Scott 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 Scott 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 say "hello" to my fiance Dennis for me.

Peace, Love, Luck, and Happiness!

Jocelyne Brar (Drakesville, IA)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis McElderry - EOW (01/03/03)

December 23, 2003

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