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

Please say hello to my fallen brothers in Heaven when you get there. It will be a great day of celebration upon your arrival! May God bless your wife and child.

Anonymous (WCH)
Federal Bureau of Prisons

December 23, 2003

My deepest sympathy to the Patrick family and the Indiana State police. Trooper Patrick, thank you for your hard work and service. We will never forget.

Officer Schrade
Dept. of Veterans Affairs Police

December 23, 2003

Rest in Peace Brother in Blue.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family along
with your fellow officers of the Indiana State Police.
My God Bless you.

Ofc. Robert Reichardt
Aurora Police Dept, Aurora, Illinois

December 23, 2003

On behalf of the Members of the New York State Police, Troop C, we send our condolences to the family, friends and fellow co-workers of Trooper Patrick. We are sorry for your terrible loss.

Trooper Jason Hopf
New York State Police

December 23, 2003

Your courage and dedication will never be forgotten. I will always remain vigilant and remember your tragedy. Keep watch up there for us brother.

Hammond Police Department

December 23, 2003

My prayers and thoughts go out to Trooper Patrick's Family, Friends, and Brother and sisters of the ISP. Trooper Patrick will be remembered fondly as a member of one of the finest Law Enforcement Agencies in America who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to his Community, State, and Country...God Bless you and your family.

Sgt. Patrick Henahan (Ret) P.O Active
Detroit PD / Livonia PD

December 23, 2003

We will miss your protection. You will never be forgotten!

1ST SGT. Shawn Heishman
Logansport PD (IN)

December 23, 2003

My condolences to Trooper Patrick's Family, fellow Troopers and friends.
Rest in peace my Brother your job is done here.

Ptlm. Mike Walker
Providence Police Department

December 23, 2003

My thaughts and prayers go out to your friends and family Rest in peace Blue Angle Thank you for your service

sgt L Fear
Oblong Il Police Dpt

December 23, 2003

There are but two persons who protect the sinful human race from destroying itself. One is God's Holy Spirit. The other is the Peace Officer. Without them, we would all perish at each other's hands.

You were called into this profession and our Lord and Savior has blessed you because:
According to Romans 13.1-5...
God ordains the Peace Officer’s profession.
The Peace Officer is sent by God.
The Peace Officer is vested with God's authority to enforce the law.
A Peace Officer's badge is to be honored by us, because it is honored by God.

You gave the ultimate sacrifice, your life for your fellow man, while serving, defending, and protecting others in your community.

To the family of Trooper Scott Patrick and the Indiana State Police, your extended family of Law Enforcement Officers grieves with you during this time. I pray that God will wrap his loving arms around each of you and comfort you during this most difficult time.

To all my brothers and sisters, please remember the fallen officers we have lost. Remember the men and women who died trying to make this world a safer and better place for us all to live in. Please pray for this officer's family and friends as they struggle with this tragedy.
May God be with you every day, please remember, we are a part of the largest family in the world and when one hurts we all hurt.

Though our badges and uniforms may be different, our mission is the same. Rest in peace with our other fallen Brothers and Sisters. We will continue the fight in your honor.

Florida Deputy Sheriff

December 23, 2003

To Scott, his family & friends,
I'm so sorry for your loss. Words cannot express to you what I feel. My husband's department recently lost an officer, our friend Matthew Pavelka (E.O.W. 11-15-03) He is young and wonderful like Scott. They fought hard and paid the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you for that Scott.

God Bless all of you and the baby on the way. Mrs. Patrick, you may contact me anytime for any reason. My prayers are with you.

Brother in blue, may you rest in peace. Your duty and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Wife of Burbank Police Officer
Burbank Police Dept. (California)

December 23, 2003

To Scott's wife:
My heart aches for you. Reading all of these heartfelt messages has me in tears. I know that you are torn apart right now and will feel that way for a long time. My husband was killed three months ago. I was alone on our first wedding anniversary, Thanksgiving, his birthday, and now Christmas. Lean on your family, friends and police family - they'll be there for you. Most important of all -- keep Scott alive in your heart. Remember the good times and the way he made you smile. Those memories are tough ones to remember and they will make you cry, but they're worth it.
I will keep you in my thoughts.
God bless.

Jennifer Waters
Surviving spouse of Mike Waters EOW 9-11-03

December 23, 2003

Patrick you will be forever remembered. We will make sure that your child knows the hero that his/her father is. Godspeed warrior "your time in hell is through."

A Part of America Died

Somebody killed a Trooper today
And a part of America died.

A piece of our country he swore to protect
Will be buried with him at his side.

The suspect who shot him will stand up in court
With counsel demanding his rights
While a widow and mother must work for the kids
And spend many long lonely nights.

The highways he drove were a battlefield, too
Just as if he had gone off to war
Though the flag of our nation won't fy at half mast,
He won't be home anymore.

Somebody killed a trooper today
It happened in your town and mine
While we slept in comfort behind our locked doors
A Trooper put his life on the line.

Now his ghost spends its days driving lonely highways
And he stands at each rookie's side
A Trooper answered the call...
Of himsef gave his all...
And a part of America... died

Rest in peace my brother we will continue your watch.

Your brothers and sisters at Dist.# 13
Indiana State Police

December 23, 2003



December 23, 2003

God speed Trooper Patrick. Your service to your State and your fellow citizens will never be forgotten. You paid the ultimate sacrifice #42. May there never be a number 43 in the ISP line of duty deaths.

Probation Officer Cory Walker
Jennings County Superior Probation Department

December 23, 2003



December 23, 2003

Trooper Scott Patrick, a true hero, gave his life protecting others. Trooper Scott Patrick, you can now rest with the LORD. Mrs. Scott Patrick your husband will not be forgotten. You are among a loving and caring law enforcement family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. GOD BLESS.

DFC Vernon Brown
Orange County Sheriff's Office, Fl.

December 23, 2003

We lost another one of our own, you will be missed.
Rest in peace Trooper Patrick.

Leah Becker
McPherson County Communications

December 23, 2003

There is nothing I can say that will make the pain of in the line of duty death leave. I would like to tell Scott and his family "Thank You". As a trooper I understand the dangers of "working the road". I was working that night also, only I was in North Carolina. The pain of Scott's death is felt here. We never know what we face. Scott had stopped to help someone and lost his life. Stand tall in knowing God is looking at Scott in the eyes now with a smile on his face. His job on the interstates is done and now he can rest in Heaven.

Master Trooper
North Carolina Highway Patrol

December 23, 2003

Dear Trooper Patrick's Family, Friends and Wife,
I especially feel your sadness and sorrow, as my husband's EOW was 12-13-03. Please know I am thinking of you in your time of grief, as I have just begun my own.
Juli Verkler
Wife of Patrolman Bryan S. Verkler EOW 12-13-03
Mishawaka, Indiana


December 23, 2003

may god bless you. we are thinking of you, brother.

san francisco police department

December 23, 2003

To Tooper Patricks family & friends

We want to send you our deepest sympathy and a promise that we will never forget Scott's sacrifice. We know that this is a very dificult time and that each minute seems to drag on for days. We want to let you know that every one of those minutes there are many of us supporting you, some are physically there and others are praying for you. You are not alone, we will not forget the sacrifice you made too. This family of survivors you have become apart of will be there to help you and your child every step of the way.

To the men and women of Indiana who serve and protect
god bless and keep you. Know that we at Indiana COPS support you.

Colby & Angela Matteson
Pres. Indiana COPS Brother of Brad Matteson EOW 10/5/00

December 23, 2003

To the family of Scott. I want to let you all know that you are in my thoughts and prays for it wasn't that long ago that I lost someone very close to me his name was Dan Starnes of the Morgan countySherriff's department. If there is anything that I could do for you and your family I would .(317)442-0619.
Your husband and my ex-husband went through the State Police academy together and I met you both at there graduation. I remember Scott as a very good guy. It is a great loss to the State Police on Dec.22 It will be a day that no one will ever forget. I want you to know that you and your baby will always be in our thoughts and our prays. I am Sorry for your loss

Amanda (Starnes) Marsh

December 23, 2003

RIP BROTHER-- Our hearts go out to the family and fellow Troopers at Indiana State Police. We have lost another brother in arms. GOD BLESS

Det Rodney Snead
Albemarle Co PD--VA

December 23, 2003

God bless you brother, you are in a better place now.

Ofc. Dale Cottongim
Louisville Metro Police

December 23, 2003

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