Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Aaron Robert Beesley

Utah Highway Patrol, Utah

End of Watch Saturday, June 30, 2012

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Reflections for Trooper Aaron Robert Beesley

It allways hits hard when a fellow officer dies in the Line of Duty. It makes me realise how short life really is. Thanks to Trooper Beesley for his service and sacifice to the people of Utah. Thanks to his family and peace and Comfort be with you.

Sgt Wayne Peterson
Iron County Sheriff Dept.

July 2, 2012

Rest In Peace Trooper Aaron Beesley. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters of the Utah Highway Patrol.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service, Miami Division

July 2, 2012


Arkansas Army Veteran

July 2, 2012

SO heart breaking, My prayers are with yoou all God Bless

Krista Raymond

July 2, 2012

We hope knowing that you are thought of in a kind and loving way will help ease your sorrow and bring peace to you today.

Rita Rocker, Intergovernmental Relations
Georgia State Board of Pardons & Paroles

July 2, 2012

Rest in Peace, Brother. Thank you for your service.

Chief Kevin Kratz
Buena Vista Twp Police Dept (Michigan)

July 2, 2012

Terrible Terrible: God bless Trooper Beesley, his family and his comrades in arms.

J. L. Ezell major (Ret.)
Indiana State Police

July 2, 2012

My prayers and condolences go out to Trooper Beesley's family, friends and the Utah Highway Patrol family. May the Lord Jesus Christ give comfort during this time. Thank you for your service sir.......


July 2, 2012

Rest In Peace brother.

Det. Andreoli

July 2, 2012

May you rest in peace. Helped and served your community for thirteen years and paid the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you for your service your family and friends will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Sarkis Karapetyan

July 2, 2012

On to another battle brother. Thank you for your service and may God be with you and your family.

Trooper Zach Todd
Utah Highway Patrol

July 2, 2012

I am so sad for his family’s loss and proud of what kind of man he was to place himself in harms way to save others. I feel for his wife and children as I'm quite certain it is so painful. 100% hero he was and should always be remembered this way! AS my grandfather always said in situations as this, A gentleman and a scholar! I didn't know him but I will never forget him!

J.C. Wilkins

July 2, 2012

Rest in peace Trooper Beesley.

Sgt. Randy Broom
Wilson County Sheriff's Office

July 2, 2012

God's people will take your watch, brother. Our family sends our message of gratitude for Trooper Beesley's service and willingness to help others even at a great cost. May God be with his family and protect and encourage them.

The Altman Family,
in Florida
We also lost our son while in the line of duty.

Parents of lost Deputy Sheriff, Mike Alt

July 2, 2012

Rest in Peace brother. Thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and friends. We have the watch from here.

Patrolman Anthony Trovato
Olmsted Township Police Department

July 2, 2012

I am lucky to call Aaron my friend! He and his sweet wife were our neighbors prior to moving to Bear River City. We shared stories of our adventures at work and I was priveleged to share some of my insights with him early in his career. We love you both and are deeply saddened with this tragic news. God be with you til' we meet again, my brother and friend.

Cpl. Tim Barlow
Kaysville Police Department

July 2, 2012

RIP Trooper Beesley. My thoughts and prayers are with your wife and three children...

Michael J Kranyak,
Bridgeport CT Police Department (retired).

July 2, 2012

Arron was a loving husband and father. One of his sons has autism. He was so patient and loving with him. He will surely be missed. My love and sympathy to Christi and her 3 little boys.

Bonnie McBride
Son's teacher

July 2, 2012

May the good lord welcome you with open arms into his kingdom, for you have done your job well

Reserve Deputy Douglas J. Maykowski
Macomb County Sheriffs office. Mt. Clemens Michigan

July 2, 2012

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Trooper
Aaron Beesley as well as to the Utah Highway Patrol. Rest in peace Trooper Beesley, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

July 1, 2012

I pray that God wraps his arms around all of the Beesley family, as well as all of Trooper Beesley's friends and co-workers, during this difficult time. Rest In Peace Brother Aaron.

Trooper W.T. Dendler
Ohio State Highway Patrol

July 1, 2012

A wise old man once answered my question when I asked him "Grandpa why do good people have to die?" Grandpa answered "Son there are battles in heaven too and sometimes god needs some of his best warriors to return home and battle by his side." We are gonna miss you Aaron.

Deputy R. Todd Bills
Box Elder County Sheriff's Office

July 1, 2012

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Wy Police Dept.

July 1, 2012

I was fortunate to know Aaron for most of his career and call him my friend. Aaron was the guy who could be counted on to help anyone. Aaron's knowledge about everything always amazed me, whether it was helping me fix the timing belt in my car... to trouble shooting my computer... Aaron was always there to help. Aaron was a true friend and I am lucky to have known him. It will strange not having him around but we will continue to honor his memory. Rest in peace my friend... you have earned you place in heaven!

Sergeant Ellis Alexander
Utah Highway Patrol

July 1, 2012



July 1, 2012

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