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

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 2nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my home state and the birthplace of my son. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 23, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. Continue to keep watch over them and those still out on patrol watching over the Thin Blue Line. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

February 23, 2009

Two years have passed since you were taken from this earth. Today and EVERY day, you and your family are in our prayers.

Rest in Peace Sgt.

Cpl Miller

February 23, 2009

God has a better home waiting for you.


November 18, 2008

Wanted to let you know that I am thinking about you and your family. Not a day passes when I don't.


June 2, 2008

Fist and Formost I want to say How very Sorry I am for your loss my thought and prayers are with the Plouff Family

Do not stand at his Grave and forever weep.
He is not there; He does not sleep.
He is a thousand winds that blow.
He is the diamond glints on snow.
He is the sunlight on ripened grain.
He is the gentle autumn's rain.
(To Officer Plouff Wife, Daughters, mom,dad sister & brother)
When you awaken in the morning's hush
He will be that swift uplifting rush
of quiet birds in circled flight.
He is the soft stars that shine at night.
So I tell you Plouff Family,
Do not stand at his Grave and forever cry.
He is not there he did not DIE.

God Said," My precious Child I love you and would never leave you. In your time of pain, hurt,and sorrow when you felt you could not carry on. It was then I carried you..

Winston Salem citizen
Friend thru Christ

April 23, 2008

SGT. Plouff your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace.

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

April 17, 2008

Through out the past year, many kind and thoughtful words have been spoken with regards to Howie.Knowing Howie for the time I was able to spend with him in Bohemia N.Y. was truly a treasure.This great man and his family deserved to grow,learn,and live together for a much longer period than was provided. I dont believe that I can add anything new that hasnt been said about this outstanding man. Howie's spirit continues to provide strength to all who miss him;myself included. I know I wasnt close with Howard and Joyce while they lived in North Carolina but they have always been in my thoughts and prayers.I work in law enforcement on Long Island N.Y. and i could only imagine how much fun it must have been for Howie and his partners over the years. Everytime something goofy happens at work I think about the laugh I would have had had Howard been there.What a time you people must have had together.Also, When something more serious would occur I can only imagine How much information on procedure from the patrol guide was logged within Howie's mind.I'm certain he understood what to do from A-Z.Howard, I've always had great respect for yopu and your professional ways. If only one tenth of your ways have rubbed off on me,well, then that would make me a great husband,father,friend,police officer.I miss you buddy, keep watching over us all. sincerely,Bill Borchers


April 5, 2008

Miss you Sgt. I will never forget.


February 25, 2008

Sgt. Plouff and Family,
We prayed for you and your family today in Church. Rest easy now brother officer. The Lord will help us all down here to continue the good fight!


February 24, 2008

A year already. We had a snowfall up here in NY to match the rain on the first day of your passing. I think of you when I look up into the sky and see one of those great big hawks circling above. I feel your spirit in those magnificent birds...flying free and watching over me.

Chris, Jax and I got together to mark this day...we miss you, little brother, but we're so proud of you too. xoxo

Liz Plouff

February 24, 2008

It has been one year since Howie was killed and not a day goes by he is not thought of fondly! My heart and prayers are still extended to Howie's family, now more than ever! God Bless Howie and his family!!!!

Wake Forest Police

February 24, 2008

Not a day goes by that you are not thought of. I think we can all still feel your presence each day especially as we come in to work and walk past your picture. We miss you and you will never be forgotten.
They say your life is a success if you leave this world better than how you found it. This world is definitley a better place having had you in it.


February 23, 2008

It's been a year brother, and you are still not forgotten.


Cpl. C. M. Wilkey
Lexington P. D.

February 23, 2008

Can't believe it has already been a year Sarge...not a day passes that you, Joyce and your girls don't come to mind. They continue to be, and will always stay in our prayers. Rest easy Sarge...


February 23, 2008

Today on the 1st anniversary of your death, we pause and say a prayer for those you left behind.
Rest in peace Sarge, you are not forgotten.
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (911 retired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Town of Oconomowoc

February 23, 2008

One year has passed but you are and always will be honored and remembered. May God bless you and your family. There are no words that can express the appreciation and admiration I have for you.


February 22, 2008


Van Den Berghe

February 14, 2008

Wow this is crazy, I never had the chance to meet such a wonderful officer, For that I am truly sorry. I have frinds in the WSPD. Officer: Davenport, Officer: Revis who at this time is unable to be with us at this time.....My prayers are with him. I once thought about becoming an Officer after I had done a ride along with officer Revis. I really think that you guys are truly amazing hero's... I hate that you are not here, but I know that you are in a better place. My thoughts and my prayers are with your Family, Expecially your daughters. I'm a daddy's girl I can't even Image what they go thrugh...

I have something to tell the world
I have nothing to fear
We are all going home soon
So lets dry our tears
It's not called Hell
But Heaven with peace
A place you can call home
and neal on your knees
A place where there is No more
tears,fears,hurt or pain
A place I can truly say Officer Plouff
will always want to stay.
RIP to a wonderful fallin Star.
may you always be with use in heart....

Stacy Coles
Citizen of Winston-Salem

February 7, 2008

I was working that night. I think every 10-8 unit in the county and a lot that weren't went to your aid. Every one of us in Forsyth County felt your loss. You are a true hero, and will never be forgotten. Rest in peace, brother.

Kernersville Police Dept

January 14, 2008

Hey Howie...just wanted to let you know, Joyce and the girls...they're doing ok. Yeah, they still miss you...Hell, we all do...but they're doing ok.


Co Worker
Winston-Salem Police, NC

December 22, 2007

You were hilighted on the website tonite. I remember
when you were added to these pages. Thank you for
having the courage to wear that uniform and willingly
performing your duties with class and integrity. My
heart goes out to your family with Christmas fast
approaching and knowing you won't be there to share
in their activities. But it sounds like you are in a better
place with the Savior, celebrating His birth, His salvation and His resurrection. Merry Christmas!
Lynn Kole
Bellingham, WA

December 1, 2007

Think about you and the family everyday buddy.

November 30, 2007

You are thought of everyday. I never met you, but you will always be with me. Thank you for everything.


November 14, 2007

I sure do miss you Sgt. I think of you every day. It was an honor to serve with you. We had stayed late. We loved you for it. I know you will watch over our friends at WSPD. You were always good at that.
Love ya Sarge, VANDER"SPORT"

Trooper S. J. Vanderport
MN State Patrol (former but forever WSPD)

November 14, 2007

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