Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Paul Kenyon Butterfield, II

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, September 9, 2013

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Reflections for Trooper Paul Kenyon Butterfield, II

Rest easy, fellow Veteran and PeaceKeeper. You are now in the company of perfection.

T. Huber
USAF Security Police (retired)

September 11, 2013

Trooper Butterfield, may you rest in peace our brother. You'll never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester PD

September 11, 2013


Laura - spouse of retired DPD

September 11, 2013

God's peace and speed Trooper Butterfield. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago Police Dept.

September 11, 2013

My deepest condolences to the Butterfield Family and to Trooper Butterfield's brothers and sisters of the Michigan State Police.

Rita Foley

September 11, 2013

My thought and prayers go out to his family and fellow officers. I to lost a son with the Tennessee Highway Patrol in 2007, todays officers are always in harms way. Never is a traffic stop simple in todays day and age. May Officer Paul Butterfield rest in peace and the lord watch over his family.
God Bless, and thank you for your service, you will be greatly missed by everyone you have touched.

Father of fallen officer

September 11, 2013

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

September 11, 2013

Although I never had the privilege of meeting Paul I have the honor of calling him my brother. "We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm". Whether in a back alley of an urban city, or as in this case, a back road of rural farmlands, police officers choose to stand ready to protect others, and some pay the ultimate sacrifice. Paul CHOSE to enlist in the US Army to serve and he CHOSE to enlist with the Michigan State Police to serve......These are the actions of a Hero.

On behalf of the Dearborn Heights Police Department I would offer our deepest support for Paul's family, friends, and fellow Troopers. They say that a person is never truly gone as long as they are remembered......Every time you see a blue goose pass by Paul will be there

God bless & God speed TPR Butterfield

Cpl Keith VanValkenburgh
Dearborn Heights PD (MI)

September 11, 2013

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B.

September 11, 2013

Thank you for your professional dedication and service and may God bless you and your family and may St. Michael ride on the shoulder of all of our law enforcemet brothers and sisters and keep them safe.
Rest in peace brother

Officer Gary L. Thomas (Retired)
S. Fayette P.D. Pa.

September 11, 2013

We could never thank you enough for your service. The dedication you gave could never be repaid to you and your family. I wish my sincere condolences to Trooper Paul Butterfield's family, friends, and the Michigan State Police Department.

C.O. Michael J. Martuscello Jr>
Zone 5 Law Enforcement Training Academy

September 11, 2013

May you rest peacefully! God comfort your loved ones

Cpl. Currin, D

September 11, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your fellow officers!

Bryce Stevenson
Son of Fallen Ceres Police Sergeant Howard Stevenson, EOW 010905

September 11, 2013

RIP Trooper Butterfield. Thank you for your service to LE and our nation. May God watch over your Family and all LE<

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

September 11, 2013

Thank you for your sacrifice-though it be too high a price to pay. Your service, honor, and commitment to duty are a testament to the courageous life you lived. You shall not be forgotten. Like those who have proceeded you, you were Chosen by God, Anointed by God, and finally Called Home by God. Rest in Peace, hero. May God comfort your family and friends who grieve your loss...

Rebecca Krupp
grateful citizen

September 11, 2013

I am the mother of two police officers. I know what bravery and dedication it takes to do their job. I am very sorry and pray for you and your family. May God bless your soul. My sincere condolences to your family. May God guide them through this difficult time.

Linda Rogge

September 11, 2013

RIP Trooper Butterfield. 10-42

Det. JP McGrath(retired)
Schenectady Police Dept.,NY

September 10, 2013

To the family of Trooper Butterfield, Michigan State Police and the State of Michigan. My deepest regards and sympathy to each of you. May God Speed in healing and comforting each of you. Rest in Peace Trooper Butterfield

Trooper Gary Sanders
Oklahoma Highway Patrol

September 10, 2013

Trooper Butterfield you are a true hero who served his community with honor and integrity. Its because of your kind of service that make every officer proud to serve in Law Enforcement. God Bless you, your family, and the Michigan State Police.

PSO Mike Marshall
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety

September 10, 2013

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

National Police Wives Association

September 10, 2013

My thoughts and prayers go out to Trp. Butterfield's family, fiancee, co-workers and the entire MSP family.
RIP Trooper Butterfield

Ofc. Shaun Kozal / Shift Supervisor
Whitehall Police Dept / Muskegon Central Dispatch

September 10, 2013

Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for your service in the US Army. My condolences to your Family and the Michigan State Police.

Sgt Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

September 10, 2013

Thank you Trooper Butterfield for your faithful service. May God grant your family and agency peace and comfort.

Trooper Joe Dellwo
Minnesota State Patrol

September 10, 2013

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Trooper Paul Butterfield and the extended law enforcement family of the Michigan State Police. Rest in Peace brother and watch over us.

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 down trodden. 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.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joseph Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

September 10, 2013

My heartfelt prayers go out to the family of this brave young mans service to our citizens and country. It's men like him that make our world safer. I respect the badge and what he made it represent..truth and honor. May the good lord above bless your family for your making the ultimmate sacrifice. May he comfort you in this time of grief. Put your trust in Jehovah and tell him your heart. God bless you all.


September 10, 2013

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