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


Detective Larry Calhoun
Pres, Blue Knights Ct Chapt XI

March 14, 2007

Never in a bad mood. Loved his job. I am SO proud to say you were my second phase training coach. I miss you my friend. Sean

Cpl. W.S. Oliver

March 14, 2007

God Bless and Code 40.
To the Plouff family;
God Bless you for standing by your husband and father for the last 17 years. Please know that your police family is not limited to Winston-Salem, but wherever you may be.
God bless you and wrap you in his Love.

Officer M. Roush
Toledo Police Dept.

March 11, 2007

Sergeant Howard Plouff,
Sir Thank you for your service to your agency and your brothers and sisters at Winston-Salem Police Department. May the Lord watch over your Family and Agency. You will not be forgotten.

Motor Officer K. Resler
Clearwater Police Department, FL

March 10, 2007

Rest in Peace Brother!!!!

Pa State Police

March 10, 2007

Sgt Plouff was a friend to many, an inspiration to all. Every day he will be missed, but I pray you will find comfort in his memory. His fingerprints can be seen upon so many, including my husband. Your sacrafice and his will not be forogtten. Each day, when my husband leaves for work, you are in my prayers.

#4s Girl
Wife of a WSPD Police Officer

March 10, 2007

"God only cries for the living
'cause it's the living that are left to carry on
All the Angels up in Heaven
They're not grieving because they're gone
There's a smile on their faces
'Cause they're in a better place
Than all they've ever known."

May the Lord's peace and comfort be with all of you left behind, we remember your hero with you. God Bless.

An Officer's Wife
Colorado Springs Police Department

March 10, 2007

Sergeant Plouff, as you watch us from heaven know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. May we always focus on the life that you lived and those that you helped along the way. We pray daily in class for you and all of those that have paid the ultimate price for the safety of others. May the Lord continue to bless all of us who walk "The Thin Blue Line".

Cadet Sergeant B.P. Daniels
119th Basic NCSHP School Raleigh, NC

March 10, 2007

God Bless the Plouff Family

March 9, 2007

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God" (Matthew 5:9). Sgt. Plouff, You are a true Hero. Your efforts, dedication, courage and your service and sacrifice to the citizens of your community is appreciated and will never be forgotten.
God speed and Rest in peace.

Lt. Joseph P. Scroggs Jr.
Lucas County Sheriff's Office

March 9, 2007

My prayers are with you and your children it is very sad when you loose your loved one ,we are the ones that suffer so much the killers do not care my Husband was also killed in the line of duty we are the ones who have to be strong for our children god will watch over you as you have to move on and so is your Husband he is with the other Heroes he sure was a grate Hero rest in peace Officer Howard.
Gretchen Le Claire Piladelpia Pa
survivor widow .

Gretchen Leclaire
survivor widow

March 9, 2007

Go in peace my friend for you have done your last patrol. May God keep you in his arms....Rest now.

Ret. Detective John Villanueva

March 8, 2007

I had the fortunate opportunity to meet Sgt. Plouff when he answered several calls to my place of employment. He was the utmost professional and such a truly nice man. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. May he rest in peace and give his family strength and comfort from above.


March 8, 2007

Sgt Plouff,

I just wanted to thank you for being a great coworker. I always enjoyed talking to you and visiting with you on the rare moments you had to come up to KLS and see us. We miss you and will never forget you. Your WSPD family will always be there for Joyce and the girls. You should be very proud of them. Your girls are exceptional..


March 7, 2007

We would like to offer our deepest sympathy for Sergeant Plouffs family and the Winston Salem Police Department.
Although some of us did not have the honor of knowing Sergeant Plouff, we feel as if we have lost one of our brothers.
We are deeply sorry for your loss and our thoughts will remain with you all.


March 6, 2007

Sgt. Plouff, for your actions that night and for your 17 years of service, you are a hero. I am glad your murderer was caught and I hope he faces true justice for his crime.

God Bless and may you Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

March 6, 2007

Rest In Peace Brother.

senior deputy gavin price (retired)
escambia co fl. s/o

March 5, 2007

rest in peace my dear brother, you are truly a hero and my prayers are with your family and all my dear brothers and sisters in law enforcement who put their lives on the line every day,We can take solace in the fact that in reality you are more alive than any of us for you now have your "heavenly body" that will never be destroyed, although we never met down here I'm looking forward to seeing and rejoicing with you in heaven.

Chaplain Dwight Ayers
Randolph County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

March 5, 2007

May your family have peace in knowing that you were a real hero. It is sad that any officer must lay down his or her life in a civilized country to protect others. My prayers are with the Plouff family and the WSPD. I have dealt with the WSPD on a personal level, and they are absolutely the GREATEST. Sgt. Plouff, rest in peace, my brother, we will take it from here.

Deputy T H Hall
Stokes Co Sheriff Dept

March 5, 2007

Our Hero Of Blue

Our hero of blue has fallen
A time of peace is calling
For you to go with God above
He'll give you wings of blue with love
To send a message for everyone
To remember a life and what was done
A dream fulfilled of our angel of blue
We honor you for the job you swore to do
A promise was kept from a hero like you
You put your life on the line each day
To protect and serve in everyway
And to give you thanks we will do our part
To share your message and to keep you in our heart

This is dedicated to all Police Officers and Families
Wriiten by Theresa Andrezywski

LA. Camp Beauregard STATE Military Police, Force Protection

March 4, 2007

Considering retirement, weekly I ponder "Heads-Carolina / Tails-California." February 2007 proved to be an ugly month for the Carolina (North and South)Law Enforcement Community. May the souls of our fallen brothers Rest-In-Peace (sigh)...

Maj M. B. Parlor

March 4, 2007

Sgt. Plouff will be greatly missed by all. He was a great friend and co-worker for many years. Joyce, Brandi and Holly, your police family is here for you anytime you need us. Rest in Piece Howard..........

Detective Tim Taylor
Winston- Salem Police Department, Homicide Division

March 4, 2007

R.I.P. thanks for making the world a better place

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

March 3, 2007

Sergeant Plouff i didnt know you but everyday that i think about your death and how you were doing what you loved to do, i find myself tearing up,as i sit here and read some of the reflections i have to fight back the tears, i guess because i think about how your wife and children are feeling i can only begin to imagine. I just wanted to thank you for all you have done. We will keep you in our prayer, and definantly in our thoughts everyday, to you and your wife and kids. We will miss you dearly.

Fiance' of High Point Police Dept./ Daran Bowick

March 3, 2007

"Greater love hath no man, than to lay down his life for a friend." Howard was an inspiration to us all. Friendly, caring, serious and witty are only a few words to describe him. A leader who always led from the front. You will be truly missed my brother, but rest assure, your presence will stay with us forever. Go rest high brother. Job well done! Until we meet again......

Corporal T. A. Boyles
Winston-Salem Police Dept.

March 3, 2007

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