Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Kyle Patrick Barber

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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Reflections for Trooper Kyle Patrick Barber

Rest in peace brother and may GOD bless your family and the NCHP.

Trooper A. Forsyth
Louisiana State Police (Troop A)

May 31, 2009

May you Rest in Peace my brother..

New York State Police

May 29, 2009

Thank you Trooper Barber for your service and sacrifice you are a HERO, and will never be forgotten.. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends during this difficult time.. Rest in Peace Sir..

Sister of Ofc. John P Harris EOW 8/19/1994 Henrico PD Virginia

May 29, 2009

May God comfort and keep your family during this
difficult time. "Greater love hath no man than this,
that a man lay down his life for his friends". John 15:13.
Trooper Barber, You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace my brother.

Lt. R.T. Ernie Willis, Ret.
Cleveland Co. Sheriff's Office, Shelby, NC

May 29, 2009

God Bless and Godspeed.


May 28, 2009

Rest in peace, your sevice and sacrafice will not be forgotten!

Patrolman Jeff Tripp
Marion,Ma Police Dept

May 28, 2009

Rest in peace Troop!!

Sergeant Chris DiToro

May 26, 2009

To Trooper Kyle Barber, to all family members and friends who call him beloved, and to his law enforcement family:

I was sorry to learn of Kyle's death and extend my sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you have suffered. Words are insufficient to describe the sadness I feel for the Barber family. May you find comfort in your faith and the support of the law enforcement community.

There are many police survivors who share this same journey with you, and that community will be there to support you. Kyle's memory will be forever honored and revered.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinquished service Kyle gave to his community and the citizens of my home state and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 19, 2009.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg, CA PD, eow 4/24/05


May 26, 2009

Rest In Peace Brother... May God be with you and your family through this difficult time. It was a pleasure working with you!

Officer Elledge
Wilkesboro Police Dept.

May 26, 2009

Thank you Trooper Barber for your service and sacrifice, you are a HERO, and will never be forgotten... Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends today and always... Rest in Peace Sir..

Sister of Ofc. John P Harris EOW 8/19/1994 Henrico PD Virginia

May 26, 2009

Thank you, Trooper Barber, for your service to the people of North Carolina and the United States. Your dedication and efforts are appreciated and will not be forgotten. Rest in peace, HERO!

Janice Brown
Conway, Arkansas

Janice Brown

May 23, 2009

You can now rest easy Trooper Barber.

Sgt. R. Gregson
BART Police Department, CA

May 23, 2009

Way too many of our finest are paying the price.Thank you for all of your service.The black and silver is honor - you paid it many years. Be proud as our citizens are proud of you.

NC Police Officer

May 23, 2009

Trooper Barber, My prays and thoughts are with you and your family. There are many hidden dangers in Law Enforcement. There is no such thing as normal traffic stop or interview. May God watch over you and your family.


May 23, 2009

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

May 23, 2009



May 22, 2009

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Trooper Barber. God Bless him for his service to NC SHP. Rest in Peace brother, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

May 22, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of Trooper Barber and also with his extended family,the North Carolina Highway Patrol. May God be with all of you and give you strength and comfort during this difficult time.

L/Cpl J.E.Kimbrell
South Carolina Highway Patrol

May 22, 2009

You will never be forgotten by your Police Brothers and Sisters. Thank you for your service to your country and to your community. Rest in peace Brother.

I AM A WARRIOR — by Jon F. Hooper
I stand with God. I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary.
I fight for those who can’t. I fight for Justice.
I fight for the oppressed and the downtrodden.
And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, for I serve to protect the innocent.
It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries.
Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee.
Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor.
Cry not at my passing, for it was my honor to fight for you.
Shed not tears of sorrow, but tears of joy:
For now, I stand with God!

Blessed are the peacekeepers

D/C COLIN DAVIES #6745 (Ret)
Toronto Police Service (Canada)

May 22, 2009

On behalf of my fellow recruits from the Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and fellow officers of Trooper Barber. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

Session 46: Schenectady, NY

Recruit Carrie Kane
Zone 5 Academy

May 22, 2009

Rest in peace....


May 22, 2009

God bless you brother. It's such a shame that this happened to you.... Rest well, your work is done.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol

May 22, 2009

Godspeed Sir...Go in Peace

Ptn. R. Murphy

May 22, 2009

Rest in peace brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your entire department.

Patrolman Nathan W. Fisher
Point Township Police Department Northumberland, PA

May 22, 2009

Thoughts and prayers are with your family and your agency. RIP Brother in Blue.

Police Officer D. Kirk #309
Round Lake Hieghts PD (IL)

May 22, 2009

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