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

THE MAN DIED DOING WHAT HE WAS.A HERO. A HERO FOR HIS LOVE OF PEOPLE ,LOVE OF LIFE AND A LOVE FOR THE JOB THAT MADE HIM TAKE A CHANCE TO SAVE ANOTHER AT THE POSIBLE RISK OF HIS OWN. THERE IS NO GREATER HONOR A MAN CAN HAVE THEN TO RISK HIS OWN FOR THE CHANCE TO SAVE ANOTHER. MY BEST WISHES TO HIS FAMILY AND HIS DEPARTMENT.

CORPORAL M.G. ROBBINS
PLYMOUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT

April 6, 2013

Deepest sympathy and prayers to the family, friends, and co worker of Trooper Toll. Rest in peace.

Sgt J Walter
Richmond PD Virginia

April 6, 2013

Thank you for your service Trooper Toll. Officer down, angel up.

Rest in Peace

Recruit J
Police Academy- Michigan

April 5, 2013

Rest In Peace Trooper Toll. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Alaska State Troopers.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

April 5, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with Trooper Toll's family and his Brothers and Sisters in Blue. Rest in peace.

Deputy Johanna Polo
Monroe County Sheriffs Dept Rochester NY

April 5, 2013

Rest in Peace Brother, we have the Watch

Policeman
Phoenix Police, Brother in Blue

April 5, 2013

My prayers are with your family as you endure this difficult time. I'm so sorry for your loss and there truly are no words that can lessen the pain, but God can sustain you and carry you when you cannot walk alone.

Luan Madole
Wife of Fallen VPSO Madole

April 5, 2013

May God put his loving arms around Trooper Toll's family giving them the strength, courage and wisdom to get through this difficult time.

Major Walter R. Landrum (Retired 2012)
Bainbridge Public Safety Department

April 4, 2013

I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization. I have given my life so that others may live in peace. I have lived my life as a dedicated member of the greatest profession. There is no greater honor.

As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.

You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above.

MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND COMFORT IN THE GOOD YOU HAVE DONE HERE ON EARTH.

Doug Gist, Captain (ret) Washoe S.O.
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum

April 4, 2013

Rest in peace Trooper Toll. Thanks for your service.

Master Trooper Larry Roland K-120 (Ret.)
Kansas Highway Patrol

April 4, 2013

Troop,

RIP my brother. Don't worry, your family will be well looked after in your absence by your fellow brothern here in Alaska.

"In Valor, There is Hope"

I will see you again Troop.

Trooper
Alaska State Troopers

April 4, 2013

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. REST IN PEACE.

POLICE OFFICER
NAPERVILLE IL POLICE DEPARTMENT

April 4, 2013

RIP brother. Prayers for family and co-workers.

E.J Williams,Jr Lt Col (Retired)
Dare Co NC Sheriffs Office

April 4, 2013

Miss you already Tage and Mel. RIP, may you fly high with the angels above and to be our angels that look upon us.

Dispatch Supervisor, Angela Martin
Alaska State Troopers, Fairbanks Post

April 4, 2013

Rest in Peace brother. You are a hero and everyone knows it. My your family find relief in your hard work and dedication.

Cpl. James Jordan
Seaside Police Department

April 4, 2013

Thank you for your service and my prayers are with your love ones

John Latour

April 4, 2013

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm F J Kapusta
Mohawk Police Department

April 4, 2013

Rest in peace brother ! Our thoughts & prayers go out to your family & coworkers. So sad!

Sr. Trooper Keith Gregory
Va. State Police

April 3, 2013

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Trooper Tage Toll and the Alaska State Troopers during this time. Thank you, Trooper Toll, for your service.

Staff
National Police Wives Association

April 3, 2013

On Thursday we spoke about what was happening in Talkeetna since I transferred. Saturday moring I was stunned with the phone call saying the Helo had gone down. I can't count how many times we've sat side by side flying to a call, whether it be a SAR or an assault. I'll never forget how much you valued your family and friends, picking up a custom baked cake for Nikki on her birthday or delivering homebaked cinnamon rolls to families on Christmas. You will be missed. Thanks also for all the patience on the range, your instuction has been invaluable.

Trooper D. Valentine
Alaska State Troopers

April 3, 2013

Though I never knew him, he was part of my Law Enforcement family and I will mourn this deep loss the rest of my life. My heart aches with all the losses we have suffered, and continue to suffer, through the years. God is our only peace through such times. May family & friends feel the presence of the "God of All Comfort" as they endure the distressing days ahead. I join them in their agonizing grief & remember them in my prayers.

Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD

April 3, 2013

Rest In Peace and thank you for your service. May those who knew and loved this man know many are holding them in our hearts.

Sheri Webster
Civilian.

April 3, 2013

Deepest sympathy to the family. A true hero. Thank you for your sacrifice.

cyntia g
mom of a deputy

April 3, 2013

Your work serving Gods children in your community is noted in Gods journal of heros and people of integrity. Bless you and know your brothers and sisters left behind will care for your family and will keep your honor and name alive for years to come. In Christ.

Tom Bradley, Retired Det,
Phoenix AZ PD, AZ State Chaplain FOP

April 3, 2013

This poem was written after getting my wife’s 19 years perspective of being a police officer’s wife.


“He Does it For You!”

He doesn’t do it for the money,
Cause surely there’s something better to do,
He says, “Someone has to do it!”
So really, he does it for you.

His eight to twelve hours is from call to call,
From a murder to a cat in a tree,
You say he’s never around when you really need him,
But without him, where would you be?

You curse him when you get a speeding ticket,
And scream there’s something better he could do,
But have you looked at how many deaths there are on the highways,
So really, he’s doing it for you.

He’s always seeing so much bad in the world,
He really doesn’t know what to do,
He wonders sometimes if it’s even worth it,
But he knows he has to do it for you.

Each day when he leaves for work,
And I always kiss him good-bye,
I don’t know if I’ll see him again,
Cause the day might be the day he dies.

So many times he comes home from work,
And I see a small tear in his eyes,
I ask him what is the problem dear?
And he says another innocent person has died.

You always say a cop isn’t human,
Cause at a tragedy he’s cool from the start,
But you don’t have to live with him,
And watch his mind and heart break apart.

I remember one hot June night at work,
His supervisor came, “Your husband’s been hurt!”, he said,
It was such a long ride to the hospital,
They wouldn’t say if he was alive or dead.

Crime is always on the increase,
The streets a battle ground,
And when one in “Blue” is slain,
At the funeral-taps will sound.

He’ll lay in a flagged draped coffin,
An honor for those who die for this land,
Just like the Army, Navy and Marines,
He died by the enemies hands.

Most ordinary citizens won’t be at the funeral,
But you’ll see plenty of people wearing blue,
You’ll see dozens of marked patrol cars,
Honoring the one who died for you.


Written by David L Bell Copyright © 1991
Retired Deputy Sheriff after over 38 years
Richland County Sheriff’s Dept
Columbia, SC

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

April 3, 2013

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