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Trooper Michael Warren Haynes

Montana Highway Patrol, Montana

End of Watch Friday, March 27, 2009

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Reflections for Trooper Michael Warren Haynes

Trooper Haynes,
On today, the 11th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Montana and for our Country as well-not just as a LEO but when you served with the MTARNG as well. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 27, 2020

Rest in eternal peace

Mark Mottola

March 27, 2020

Rest in peace Trooper Haynes.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 11, 2019

Scripture assures us that, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called [children] of God.” Matthew 5:9 ESV and “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 ESV.

Rev. Dr. Steven Robert Closs, DD, MSBS
Licensed & Ordained Independent Christian Minister
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DD, MSBS
Merrimack NH Police Department

July 29, 2018

Rest well, this senseless act that took your life, and which took you away from your family saddens me greatly. As a recruit with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept, Class 429, things like this are always in the back of my mind. It is my hope that come graduation I will be able to join the ranks of law enforcement and to always bring honor and credit upon the profession, as you did.

Recruit Broyles
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. Class 429

February 25, 2018

Rest well my brother. May you continue to watch over your family, and brothers and sisters in blue. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)

March 27, 2017

Thinking of your family this week.

Randy Heckman

March 23, 2016

You will never be forgotten.

Cops on Top, Inc.

March 27, 2014

Your heroism and service is honored today, the third 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 who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 27, 2012

mike, you showed people that they could change their lives around by treating them like human beings with a problem than like problem people headed downhill fast. i have something to share with your mom when she gets back to work. rest on, officer Haynes. You are missed.

s. smith
coworker w/ your mom

December 23, 2011

Trooper, you are not forgotten. Thank you for your selfless service. Rest In Peace.

K. Shelton

June 19, 2011

To the widow and children of Trooper Haynes, I extend my deepest condolences. I read the article in today's Great Falls Tribune and I just wanted to reach out to you and see if you would like to talk sometime. My husband, SA Ryan A. Balmer (also on the odmg site) was a Federal Agent with the Air Force and was killed in Iraq in June of 2007, our children Anthony was 7 at the time and our daughter, Gabby was 11 months. I know what it is like to be a young widow with children so if you would ever like to talk or need to vent, please contact me. My email is [email protected] Did you attend COPS last May? I really hope you and your family did, it was a stepping stone to our recovery.
I wish you the very best and my heart goes out to you. Thank you for your support of your husband, and thank him for his service and sacrifice!

Danielle Balmer
Montana Citizen

September 1, 2010

I did not know Trooper Haynes. But, my sympathy is with those whom he left behind.

Becky Warner, dispatcher
Jefferson County Montana

August 29, 2010

I did not know Trooper Haynes. But, my sympathy is with those whom he left behind.

Becky Warner, dispatcher
Jefferson County Montana

August 29, 2010

May, 10th 2010 I had the honor of riding in the 2010 Police Unity Tour, 3 days and 200 miles. I rode to honor Trooper Haynes, who made the ultimate sacrifice. It was truly an honor!

PFC Rocco Sovero
Howard County Police Department, MD

May 14, 2010

On the first anniversary of Trooper Haynes' death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Trooper Haynes is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

March 28, 2010

To Trooper Michael Warren Haynes, his family and his fellow officers with the Montana Highway Patrol:

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

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

March 27, 2010

My husband was one of the firefighters who responded to the collision. We where very touched by this accident, and prayed for your recovery. I will never forget driving in town the day of your service, the quiet calm. It was lifechanging. I drive by the spot of the collision almost daily and think of you and your children. I never met you, or your family, but Thank you sincerely for your dedication and service, and wish your loved ones my condolences.


January 25, 2010

I knew Mike for a short time while he was in Baker. He was a good kid. We'll miss him!

Trooper John A. Nickelson
Montana Highway Patrol

October 8, 2009

Tooper Haynes. I pray for you and your family. I hope you will find some solace in the knowledge that your name will echo on through the ranks of the Montana Highway Patrol forever. All that follow in your footsteps will speak your name and honor you. May the Lord crown you for your sacrifice.
Very Respectfully,
Scott Swingley, MHP 257, Retired

Scott Swingley
Retired MHP 257

August 27, 2009

I don’t know where you were when my son died but if you were within ear shot of heaven you would have heard the words – Welcome Michael - well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord. -
RIP my son I will stand watch over you family – see you soon son

John Haynes

August 12, 2009

I am so sorry for the family. My husband was killed in a accident involving alcohol when he was 27 and he left behind myself and 2 young children. My prayers and thoughts are with the family.
Nicole Lugibihl


August 7, 2009

We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Trooper Haynes and we honor his distinguished service to the cause of justice and peace. Sadly, our nation has lost one of its finest citizens, a community has lost a friend and protector, and a family has lost an example of character and courage who they will love and respect forever.

To the family, friends, and colleagues of Trooper Haynes, I would like you to know that a lot of people pray for you, and my hope is that their prayers will give you the strength necessary to move on. Just as you were always with him when he walked the beat or patrolled the streets, know that he will always be with you - wherever you may be. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Trooper Haynes is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family, and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Special Agent
FBI New York

July 22, 2009

On behalf of the California Highway Patrol, our prayers and thoughts go out to you, your family and friends....Rest in peace brother.....

California Highway Patrol

June 29, 2009

Thank you Trooper Haynes. Thank you for putting on your uniform everyday to protect and serve the citizens of Montana. Many of those people you would have never of known. For your courage I know the Lord will bless you and your family. For your honor I know you are respected. For the fact that you lost your life because of a senseless act, you will be missed but never forgotten. God bless you and God bless your wife and children. To them, never let this keep you down. Your husband and your father was a brave man and he was very important to all of us.

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire

June 23, 2009

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