Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Nathaniel Michael Burnfield

South Strabane Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, November 4, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer Nathaniel Michael Burnfield

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

November 4, 2020

Thinking of you today, like I always do, but it’s slightly more bittersweet. I know your sweet and wonderful mom is standing by your side today, and still probably hasn’t let go of your hand. She, like you, will be horribly missed and remembered in love and memories. The boys and I miss you already Momma B, and Nate, you are missed always. URABUS!! ❤️

Margaret, Connor and Gavin

March 12, 2019

A Hero in Heaven, you will ALWAYS be remembered and Never forgotten.

Kim Weigand - PA C.O.P.S.
Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand E.O.W. 9/14/2008

November 4, 2014

RIP Officer Burnfield. 5 years ago today you gave the ultimate sacrifice for the people of Pennsylvania. You will never be forgotten.


November 4, 2013

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. Continue to watch over all of them and your friends still on patrol. You have not been forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

November 4, 2013

Just thinking about you today-Miss ur face :( Thank you for sending me your Momma B. I don't know where I would be without her. Until I see you again- NateDog

Tracy Hudak

September 17, 2013

Nate we finally did it. We have a K9 in your honor, yes its name is Officer Nate Burnfield, badge number is 26. We are so proud in doing this for a fine officer and hero as you are. Thanks Nate we all miss you and will kept your memory alive. Love you always Mom

his mother

February 21, 2013

Can't believe its going to be 4 years tomorrow. Thank you Nate for giving of yourself so selflessly. Love and Miss you! Thank you for sending me your Momma B, you knew we needed each other. BTW, I didn't know which truck was urs ;)

K-9/Patrolman Tracy Hudak
California Borough~friend

November 3, 2012

Still missing you each and every day!!


May 6, 2012

Nate, I recently attended a DUI Conference and ran into someone else from out Police Academy class who informed me of this accident while were were talking about the good times at IUP. Thank you for your service and you will not be forgotten Brother!

Ptlm. T. Fetterman
Mifflinburg Borough Police Department

November 12, 2011

Your heroism and service is honored today, the second anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. 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.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 4, 2010

I just wanted to let you, your family, friends, and coworkers know that you are not forgotten. We just went through our first anniversary of a similar tragedy and particularly on this day we remember exactly what we were doing one year ago, how we found out, and unfortunately relive it as it just happened.

I hope you find some peace in knowing that those you've never met are thinking about you and praying for you to find strength to get through tragedy.

Cousin of PO David Tome EOW 10/21/08

November 4, 2009

To Officer Nathaniel Burnfield, his family and his fellow officers with the South Starbane Township Police Department:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Officer Burnfield’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Officer Burnfield and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

November 4, 2009

Dear Burnfield Family,
I wanted to let you know that I think of you often and you are constantly in my prayers. I pray that God provides you grace and peace each day as we continue this healing journey. God Bless you.

Dody Tome
Wife of Officer David Tome E.O.W. 10/21/08

September 30, 2009

I remember Nate's good humor while we studied at the academy together. Godspeed Nate.

Patrolman Eric Kriner
Altoona Police Pennsylvania

June 24, 2009

Rest easy brother Nate, we have the watch.


March 26, 2009

Nate; As we morn you for the rest of our lifes, the courage you had that day the lord told you away from us will be in our hearts forever. You were brave to do what you did like your follow brothers would of done to save others and not think of yourself. We are proud of you, a job well done. We miss you deeply and the pain is still and will be there for you just remember son and brother we love you. God knows and holds a job for you. God speed to the next time we all met.

To Our Son And Brother

March 7, 2009

The wicked fleee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

May God be with you and all who mourn you. May he give them the strength to carry on. You are in my thoughts and prayers

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08


March 6, 2009

As I sit here remembering my cousin who was also struck and killed by a driver, may Officer Burnfield's family know that David greeted him home as he had arrived 3 weeks earlier in the same manner. Officer Burnfield will never be forgotten as the hero he is, that he and David died in the same manner for the safety of others. May Officer Burnfield's family know that not only he is not alone, but the families they left behind are also not alone. I do know how much you miss him and are always thinking about him, and how grateful we are all for him. I am so sorry for your loss. Thank you Officer Burnfield for keeping others safe, may you rest in peace knowing your 'blue' family has taken over your watch.

Cousin of PO David Tome EOW 10/21/08

February 14, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with those friends and family members that are left behind and cannot follow. Rest in peace my brother in blue...we will take it from here.

PFC Adam F Laser
Westminster City Police Department

January 4, 2009

The members at Arresting Hearts wish to offer their deepest heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Police Officer Nathaniel Burnfield. Because of Officer Burnfield‘s ultimate sacrifice we live in a safer place. We thank you for your service and your dedication.

The Lord replied, “The years when you have seen only one set of footprints, my child, is when I carried you.” Mary Stevenson 1936

With love and respect,

The members and staff of Arresting Hearts


December 10, 2008

Officer Burnfield, Rest in peace, brother. You died trying to make the roadways safer for others. Godspeed.

Ptl. Robert Stober
Branchburg Twp. Police Dept. (NJ)

December 6, 2008

Not a day has gone by that I havent thought of you and missed you! Not a day has gone by that I havent shed a tear thinking about you. But you died a hero, and you are my hero! God Bless you Nate and untill we meet again I will have you in my heart!

Ptlm #27

November 23, 2008

I miss you so much. There wont be a day to go by that you wont cross my mind! God Bless you Nate, and untill we meet again, know that you are my hero!


November 23, 2008

RIP Brother Nathaniel

Keep the gates of heaven open for the rest of us.

Cpl. Robert L. Padgett ( RET. )
Charles County Sheriff's office, Md

November 21, 2008

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