Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Howard J. Plouff

Winston-Salem Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, February 23, 2007

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Reflections for Sergeant Howard J. Plouff

Sgt. Plouff, you made the ultimate sacrafice trying to help others. We will never forget you. Your family and the brave men and women of the Winston-Salem Police Department are in our prayers. Continue to watch over them. Thanks to you and all police officers for the hard job you do and keeping us all safe.

March 3, 2007

May the good Lord bless your family, friends, and fellow brothers and sisters. All are in my prayers.
Thank you for your dedication and service!
You will never be forgotten! Rest in peace.

Correction Officer (Retired) RW Norman
NYC Department of Correction

March 3, 2007

Rest easy boss,we'll take it from here.

PO S.Harris #273
Cicero PD Cicero,IL. 3rd Watch

March 2, 2007

Rest in peace Sergeant Plouff.

Officer T. L. Smith

March 2, 2007

I am so sorry to hear about the tragic death of Sergeant Plouff. To his family, coworkers, and fellow officers, please know that you are in our prayers.

Chaplain David Copeland
White County Sheriff's Dept. Arkansas

March 2, 2007

May GOD bless your family and friends now. They are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for serving and protecting, Sir. Heaven has another HERO!!

Shirley Roberts- Oakdale, La.
Aunt of Fallen Hero John Logan EOW-3-14-04

March 2, 2007

Rest in peace Brother, May God Bless you and your family.


March 2, 2007

I do not know you Sgt.Plouff but I wanted to say thank you. Thank you for the job you've done. Toledo's recently gone through tragedy w/one of our own being struck down in the line of duty & the outpour of compassion & support from agencies all over the country has been unbelieveable. I want to continue that from Toledo to you & to your city. My thoughts & prayers go out to your family & friends & brothers in blue. May you rest in peace sir.

toledo police dept-civilian

March 2, 2007

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and sibling officers of Sergeant Plouff. May you rest in eternal peace sir.

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse, NY Police Department

March 2, 2007

Even though we did not work side by side, I feel the same pain as your "brothers in blue". At your funeral, your wife and children displayed the most amazing amount of courage and love. I know that you are very honored to have such a strong, loving family. You are a huge loss to our department and will be missed. Rest in peace and may your family know that they will never be alone.

A Civilian Employee
Winston-Salem Police Dept

March 1, 2007

May God bless your family and ease the pain of your sudden departure from this place. Your courage will never be forgotten. REST IN PIECE BROTHER WE'VE GOT THE WATCH NOW.

Sgt Trevor Howell
Walton county Florida

March 1, 2007

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service.

Sr. Capt. Shannon Yates
Collins Fire Dept. (Mississippi)

March 1, 2007

To Sgt. Plouff's family and fellow officers: I did not know Sgt. Plouff personally, but from everything I have read and heard about him he was not only a great officer but a good family man. I would like to extend my sympathy. May Sgt. Plouff rest in peace.

John Gaillard
Private Investigator, Winston Salem

March 1, 2007

To the Family and Fellow Officers:

My prayers and thoughts are with all of you during this most difficult time. My blue light shines in my kitchen window 24/7 praying for all you to return home safely.

Watch over his family as he watched over all of us during his time on Earth and will continue to do in heaven. His pain is gone, but not that of his family.

Kay Wood
Mother of Deputy Marshal Glen DeVanie EOW 4/2/2003

March 1, 2007

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us. What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal. -Albert Pine

Sergeant Plouff -- The sacrifice you made for your community will never be forgotten.

To all those touched by the loss of Sergeant Plouff -- Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Colorado Springs (CO) Police Protective Association

March 1, 2007

May you watch over your fellow brothers and sisters in blus as they watch over your family! You gave your all and I know you are walking a safer beat where you are.


An Officer's Wife

March 1, 2007

You are a true hero. Rest east brother.

Cpl. K. McGee
Murphy Police Dept.,Tx

March 1, 2007

As a wife and mother of police officers and I fear the pain that you have abstained. I pray for you and your family. I did not know Sgt. Plouff but working with the other agency as a dispatcher I know that he was a great officer. I know that when our officers called for help that he responded with great pride. He was thinking about helping them stay safe. As employee of the other agency I thank you for your sacrifice. May you rest in peace. I did not attend the service but my son did. He said that you have a strong family but remember that you all will always be in our prayers. God Speed.
The Jeff Wolfe Family
Dobson, NC

Communication Disptacher

March 1, 2007

On behalf of the Davie Co Sheriffs Office, We mourn the loss of a great Man, Sgt, Husband, and Father. Our condolences go out to Our Brothers and Sisters across the river in Winston-Salem as well as the Plouff family. I had the honor of knowing and working with Howard from 95-2000 and can say that he will be sorely missed and never forgotten.

Deputy Scot Kimel
Davie Co Sheriffs Office, N.C.

March 1, 2007

Rest in Peace my Brother!! You may now rest, and let us continue the fight.

MPO Rich Cheatham
Va. Beach Police dept

February 28, 2007



February 28, 2007

Sergeant Plouff will always be remembered by his North Carolina police family. We were all touched by the words spoken by his wife during his funeral. It was evident that he was a loving father and husband. Rest in Heaven my brother.

Derek Stafford
High Point Police Department

February 28, 2007

Sgt. your sacrifice will never be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers with your family.

Officer J. N. Smith
Kernersville P. D.

February 28, 2007

Sarge it's hard to believe you're gone... but I know this... a Warriors spirit never dies and we will meet again. Rest in peace, love & respect from all of us.

PO Gary Collins

February 28, 2007

I worked on several different occasions with Sgt.Plouff. He always treated me with respect and was always liked. I remember one night I was working a hustle at a car lot. I went to talk to another officer working a hustle at the car lots body shop. An alarm went off at the place where I was supposed to be. When I got back Sgt. Plouff was there. He told me next time to bring toliet paper and a bucket because I was not allowed to leave the lot. He figured I went to the bathroom and I never told him any different. He was someone that all officers could look up too. I no longer work in Winston-Salem but have since moved to Illinois. I send my prayers to the Plouff family and to all the WSPD personnel. The Marines gaurd the gates in heaven but the Police work the golden streets. Rest well Sgt.

Former WSPD OFficer 14889

Former WSPD brother

February 28, 2007

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