Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Tage Brandel Toll

Alaska State Troopers, Alaska

End of Watch Saturday, March 30, 2013

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Reflections for Trooper Tage Brandel Toll

Im so sorry for the loss. To his friends and family. Thank you for your service u never will be forgotten.

Brad Marschall

October 13, 2019

Rest in peace. Blessed are the peacemakers.

Civillian N. Pen

September 29, 2019

God bless your family, friends,and your police Jesus mighty name, your in the arms of our heavenly we will see again, especially your loved ones !!!


September 21, 2019

I'm praying

Praying Christian
Praying Christian

September 21, 2019

Rest In Peace Trooper.

Sgt. Mike Collins
CT State Police

August 15, 2019

Rest in peace my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice..

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 30, 2019

may he rest in peace, may all fallen officers rest in peace as well.
Hard to believe that it has been so many years already since the 3 passengers abord Heli 1 lost their lifes.
May all rest in peace.

Elke Drobena

January 30, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 12, 2018

I remember Trooper Toll and hus family from the Glennallen post when I was a doctor on town. He sang with his son at a talent night at church. I continue to grieve and pray for his family as we were closer to our troopers than in the lower 48. We knew them as members of our community, not just law enforcement.

Dr Jennifer Allen
Former physician Cross Road medical center

June 6, 2018

My oldest and dearest friend Carl Ober was the citizen killed in this crash. He will always be in my hear. My condolences to the trooper's family and the pilot's family.

Elaine Kramer
Friend of Carl Ober

May 17, 2018

Five years ago today two of my friends went out to rescue a stranded citizen. I still remember my last words to Tage as he walked out the squad room door to get on the Helo with Mel. That day is as clear to me now as if it were yesterday. RIP my brothers you are missed.

Trooper 181
Alaska State Troopers

March 30, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 5th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 30, 2018

From our time in High school to our brotherhood in Law Enforcement I am proud to have served along side you. RIP Tage.

Jason Demars

February 23, 2018

Rest in peace.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)

March 30, 2017

I just still can't believe that there gone my stepdad was and still is great friends the A.S.T's all I want is our brothers in blue to not die in the line-of-duty they have wives, kids, friends and family to come home to every-day... but the most part is that you always give a kiss, hug, and a simple I love you to the family cause you never know that the 1st call you answer will be your last...

Adam Charles

February 9, 2017

Two years already... where does the time go. I keep meaning to go by and see Nikki and the boys, take them to lunch or something, but I'm working so dang much... Your service seems like a month ago, we were all standing along the back wall hearing all of these stories about you; some I knew before that day, some I didn't. You helped make me who I am on the job today because of who you were then. Heh, now I know Charles and others too... all because of you, my friend. Thanks for leading me the right way, underlining the 'Integrity' in our mantra. Miss you Tage, miss you a lot. Watch over us as we go out there armored up. I still prayer you all of your family, especially the boys. Beati Pacifici my brother

Ofc. Alan P. Mitchell
Alaska DJJ/UAF-CTC LEO Academy

March 31, 2015

Trooper Toll, May God bless you and keep you safe in His arms as you live with the Lord in peace, love, and in the grace of God. You are a true testament to being an honorable and wonderful human being.

Diane Humes
Civilian Law Enforcement Supporter

March 18, 2015

Trooper tage toll, you a hero to the state of alaska. You bravely died trying to save a stranded snow-mobiler. Rest easy, fallen brother of the law.

Supporter Jonah Hensley
Proud law enforcement supporter

March 17, 2015

Alaska State Trooper Tage Toll was taken from us on March 30, 2013 in an accident during a search and rescue, but his dedication and humor will never be forgotten. God Bless all those who love and miss him.

Nancy Guerrero
resident of Willow, Alaska

March 2, 2015

Trooper Toll is and always will be remembered as a Hero. I am so sorry for the loss that trooper Toll's family, friends and brother troopers are having to deal with. May god bless them all.

Civilian/Dorothy Trujillo
Wife of a former police officer in NC

February 1, 2015

Thank you for your service and I'm so sad for your loss and for the loss your family and friends continue to feel.

May you rest in peace, Officer Toll...

Civilian/Bette Parkin
Respectful Member of the Public

January 15, 2015

My brother,
May god bless you an the souls of your family. Death is final but not for the living. As a brother officer "retired" I can only pray for you an your family. I made it. But the death of a brother still impacts day to day. Again, thank you for your service and signing the ultimate check to protect others.


April 10, 2014


A year ago, I lost a friend when he went out in the cold;
His kids were at home, so was his loving wife, with whom he dreamed of growing old.

A year ago, two men went out as men and women all across Alaska do;
To serve & protect, give aid and assurance, for our visitors and me and you.

A year ago, it was a normal helo mission: rescue a man who is lost;
They went out knowing but not fearing the possibilities, that there can always be a high cost.

It wasn't the first trip for either of these men and pilot Mel Nading was one of the best around;
I only met him once or twice, and a more caring man almost can't be found.

I'd known Tage for nearly ten years, worked with him while I was an Intern at Fairbanks Post;
He was great to work with and talk things through and a Trooper who paid more attention to details than most.

He was a farmer in Alaska, a proud Kansas rancher and Highway Patrolman was behind that badge;
he was one of those genuine souls that as a friend or neighbor you'd be more than grateful to have.

He was a man you'd do anything for and he'd do the same for you;
one of those people who told you to go for your dreams, and do what you really want to do.

He wore always the Trooper uniform knowing the badge is only 3 inches tall;
he wore it with honor, pride, and confidence, ensuring due diligence and justice for all.

A year ago, we were all painfully reminded of the extreme sacrifice officers & Troopers are asked to make;
a year and a week ago I was in Wasilla, for Tage & Mel's family, a good friend's, the Troopers', and my own sake.

We never want to be there, never want to see their families and say "Goodbye.";
But what better place, than with uniformed brothers & sisters, can we stand shoulder-to-shoulder and cry?

Today, we go on with our duties and lives, keeping our lost friends in mind;
remembering not to wait for those precious moments with our loved ones, but for them truly making time.

That's what Tage & Mel would encourage us to do, to 'LIVE' life until the very end;
and that's what I remember from a year ago today as I say, "Thank you.... I will never forget you my friend."

Alan P. Mitchell
Fairbanks, Alaska
March 29, 2014: 2230

Ofc. Alan Mitchell
Alaska DJJ

March 30, 2014

Just received in Hong Kong a CHRISTmas letter sent Dec 18 from Trooper Tage Toll's grandmother Margaret P. Grant and read the sad news of Tage's HOMEGOING. Tage's mother Maureen Grant Toll and I were college roommates in our freshman year. How my heart goes out to Doug & Maureen, Auntie Margaret, Tage's widow & sons, and Tage's sisters and all his family. Trusting the SAVIOR WHO was born for us, HE WHOSE Name is WONDERFUL COUNSELOR, ALMIGHTY GOD, EVERLASTING FATHER, PRINCE OF PEACE, to grant them all peace, comfort and strength especially in this season for which HE IS the REASON and in the coming days in the New Year of 2014.
Though never meeting Tage, he has been a witness to GOD's love and goodness and a blessing along with his parents, grandparents, and his own family and the whole family.

Edith Cheung Chan
Tage's mother Maureen's former college roommate

December 30, 2013

I learned that Tage was the grandson of my dear friend and former college roommate, Margaret Palmquist Grant.
My deepest sympathy to all his family and friends.

Esther Mitchell Fabbricante
Friend of Tage's grandmother, Margaret Grant

December 25, 2013

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