Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal N. Bruce McKay, III

Franconia Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Friday, May 11, 2007

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Reflections for Corporal N. Bruce McKay, III

Thinking of you on your birthday. You live on as long as we remember you.
With love.

Bruce Mckay

November 7, 2019

Rest in peace Corporal Mckay.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 3, 2019

Wow. I was brought here after watching the two incidents involving Officer McKay and “Niko?”. Niko was obviously a troubled young man and it’s sad that he took out his vengeance and rage against this well respected man. It’s a very sad story and my heart goes out to the McKay family. It saddens me deeply to hear of this and exacerbates my respect for all law enforcement and proves that their job is one that is full of danger. But they do it to protect the population. Corporal McKay truly is a hero and an inspiration to not only me but I’m sure many more people around the globe.

Bobby B
No Relationship/Avid Law Enforcement Enthusiast

June 30, 2019

Always my hero

(Formally) Fiancée of Cpl McKay

May 11, 2019

I hope that one day there is a law and severe punishment sovereign citizens, so that something like this never happens again. May you rest in peace Corporal. *salutes*

Random Citizen

April 1, 2019

This is so heartbreaking! I'm so sorry for your loss! Your father, husband, brother & fellow officer is a true hero! His memory will live on, may you find peace & happiness!

Dustin wilson private citizen
Pennsylvania citizen 2019

March 15, 2019

My respects to you and your family.


March 11, 2019

I cannot adequately express my gratitude for your selfless service. I can only say thank you and I pray for your family's comfort. You are a saint. Thank You

Dwayne Pollinger

January 17, 2019

Mr. McKay - thank you for your service. I am deeply sorry for what happened to you and send my condolences to your family.

Elizabeth Hope

January 15, 2019

Sir, I didn't know you personally but I wish to express my gratitude and respect to you having served the community and keep the community safe.
You will never be forgotten.
My heartfelt condolences go out to the officers family who suffered unimaginably because of a young, completely out of his mind punk who got what he deserved!

E. Dobena

January 12, 2019

It's hard to believe this would have been your 60th birthday.
Remembering you always with love.


November 5, 2018

Cannot believe that the community didn't support Officer Mckay and his family 100%. My prayers to Officer Mckays family. May he rest in peace. Thank you for your service.

lynn erickson
friend of law enforcement

July 18, 2018

I have seen the video of this incident several times. The earth was rid of a dangerous individual when the civilian took his life. He will be forgotten over the passage of time. Corporal Bruce McKay will be forever remembered.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

May 11, 2018

Re-reading all the reflections Claire wrote to you.
Take care of this special person for Sharon.


February 11, 2018

Thinking of you, today , on what should have been your 59th birthday, Bruce. Always loved, always missed.

Fiancée of Corporal Bruce McKay Sharon C

November 6, 2017

I am learning of your death today, 10 years later. It is heartbreaking, especially as the daughter of a police officer (RIP). What happened to you was always my greatest fear of what may have happened to Dad during his years of service. He survived the streets where many, including you & a dear friend of his, did not. My heart goes out to your family.

Family of LEO (Lieutenant, RIP)

May 21, 2017

Celebrating you on your birthday with love.
You are so missed.

N Bruce Mckay

November 6, 2016

Dear brother,
you would be proud that Franconia finally got a decent police and fire station built. It's quite an impressive building with all of the proper setups you would expect. Your photo is framed and hung there and the guys who knew you certainly think of you often! BTW, the new chief looks very much like you. Kind of gives me chills actually... I had to do a double take. Miss you more than I can say in words... thanks for sending all of your signs. I love them - they keep me going!

Meggen McKay Wright

October 3, 2016

Thank you for honorably serving in our nation's police force. I hope that your family can find a way to heal from losing you. RIP

John Haseltine - Civilian

May 25, 2016

Thinking of you today, on your birthday B. Always in my thoughts.

Formerly fiancée of Corporal McKay Sharo

November 6, 2015

Thinking of you on your birthday with love.


November 5, 2015

Eight years have passed and still I weep, not for me alone, Bruce, but for our children. They will be forever burdened by your loss. I think of all the citizens you served and how they'll never understand you were more than an officer behind the badge. I think of your/my family and how gracious they have been in spite of their grief. I've learned to tuck you neatly inside my heart, always safe. Your gift of love has given me the strength to move forward and love again. For your guidance and the little signs just when I need them most, I will always be grateful.

Sharon Cairns
Formerly fiancee of Corporal Bruce McKay

May 11, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 11, 2015

Although the years have passed, your memory never will. Thank you for your service, and thank you to the Marine ( Semper Fi) who came to your aid. May God give you comfort as only He can.

Captain Mike McAllister
Washington State Firefighter

February 26, 2015

Bruce and Family,

More time has passed and time keeps marching on. I hope everyone is well and life has offered your daughter and family some counterweight of happiness to make up for the loss. I will always remember the sacrifice and appreciate the time I have and try to make the most of it. Thank you.

Deputy Brian Doyle

November 12, 2014

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