Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper James Scott Burns

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, April 29, 2008

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Reflections for Trooper James Scott Burns

May God grant peace to Trooper Burns family and friends. May he grant rest to Trooper Burns and let him know he will always share a place of honor in our hearts. Rest Easy Brother.

Capt. Michael Gromatzky
Collin College Police Department

April 30, 2008

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift.

Trooper Burns, you rest in peace my friend. I salute you! My prayers are with you, your family, friends and colleagues. I Thank You for your service. You did not lose your life, you gave it in service to others. A true HERO indeed.

Those close to this HERO, please take comfort in knowing that I, along with many others across this land, grieve with you, Keep him in your heart, and pass his story along. May God Bless You.

Job well done Trooper Burns. Never Forgotten.

Jim Sweeney Civilian New Jersey
A friend to our Police Officers

April 30, 2008



April 30, 2008

RIP Brother, we'll take it from here.

Dallas Police Department

April 30, 2008

Rest in Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept,NY

April 30, 2008

I know the Lord said well done my good and faithful servant. Rest in peace. My prayers are with your family and co workers.

Laura Reed SCSO
Bowie County CSCD

April 30, 2008

A Part Of America Died,

Somebody killed a policeman today,
And part of America died.
A piece of our country he swore to protect,
Will be buried with him at his side.
The suspect that shot him will stand up in court,
With counsel demanding his rights.
While a young widowed mother must work for her kids,
And spend many long lonely nights.
The beat he walked was a battle field too
just as if he had gone off to war.
Though the flag of our nation won't fly at half mast,
To his name they will add a gold star.
Yes, somebody killed a policeman today,
In your town or mine,
While we slept in comfort behind locked doors,
A cop put his life on the line.
Now his ghost walks a beat on a dark city street,
And stands at each new rookies' side.
He answered the call,of himself and gave his all,
And a part of America died.
We will feel the loss of a police officer and pray that his family can be strong during the dark times ahead.
We will keep him in our prayers, and thoughts and we all know he is and always will be a hero.
Canon City, CO

Marilyn Robinson
Canon Internet Radio

April 30, 2008

God has a special place for the peacekeeper. Enjoy your reward in heaven, and God be with your family.
Romans 12:21
Psalms 140

Sgt. Ronny LaRue
Lufkin PD

April 30, 2008

Peace be with your family and co-workers as they try to understand such a senseless shooting. We promise to not rest until this suspect is behind bars forever.

East Texas Police Officer

April 30, 2008

On behalf of the men and women of the Camillus Police Department, our deepest sympathies to the family, friends and co-workers of Trooper James Scott Burns. Rest in Peace Brother, We now have the Watch.

Town of Camillus Police Department, Central New York

April 30, 2008

Trooper Burns, thank you for your service and dedication. Watch over your family as they begin this long, dark journey without you giving them the love, guidance and support they will need. Watch over your brothers and sisters in uniform as well. Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of Retired LEO

April 30, 2008

You will be missed brother. You will always be a part of this family. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God speed brother. I'll see you on the good side.

K. Garza
Texas DPS

April 30, 2008

To the family of Trooper Burns - The thoughts and prayers of all chaplains are with you during this difficult time. May the peace of God, give you comfort and strength.

Chaplain Chris Robinson

Chaplain Chris Robinson

April 30, 2008

God bless, brother officer. Dulcius ex asperis.

Michael Ferguson, Deputy Director
East Texas Police Academy

April 30, 2008

Thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten. God Bless.

Wife of LEO

April 30, 2008

Again, we are saddened by the lost of another great officer. Our thoughts and prayers are with Trooper Burns' family, friends and fellow officers! Never Forget!

M.O. Thomas Rovniak #12
Mentor On The Lake Police Dept., Ohio

April 30, 2008

Trooper Burns 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 30, 2008

God bless you and your family.

Cranford Police Dept (NJ)

April 30, 2008

Rest in Peace, Troop. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and your co-workers. My God have mercy on your murderer, because no officer will. Keep Heaven's streets safe for us.

AZ Highway Patrol

April 30, 2008

I am sorry for the loss of your husband and brother trooper. My prayers are with the family and the department. God bless you all!

SOS Brian Sudul
US Federal Bureau Of Prisons

April 30, 2008

God bless you Trooper Burns for your ultimate sacrifice. Your " Brothers " will take it from here. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. God bless Texas DPS.

Cpl. D. C. Havens, III
West Virginia State Police

April 30, 2008

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service, my prayers are with your family.

Deputy John Latour
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

April 30, 2008

Rest in Peace. May you be at peace with the Lord and may the Lord bring those to justice that are responsible for your death.

Det. R. Castelhano 160
Mount Vernon NY PD

April 30, 2008

On behalf of the 5,200 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to Trooper Burns’ family as well as the members of the Texas Highway Patrol. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Ken Howes, Executive Director
American Association of State Troopers

April 30, 2008

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