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

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

May God put his loving arms around Trooper Butterfield's family and members of the Michigan State Police strength, courage and wisdom to get through this terrible incident.

Major(Retired)Walter R. Landrum
Bainbridge Public Safety

September 10, 2013

God Bless the Butterfield family.

Officer Jaynes
Arizona Highway Patrol

September 10, 2013

"Go rest high on that mountain cause son your work here on Earth is done."

Trooper Butterfield we honor your service and your dedication to the citizens of Michigan. To Trooper Butterfields family, we offer our prayers and pray that HE who is capable of all things provide you with the comfort you need during this time. To his co-workers and friends, we pray that you too will receive HIS comfort in your time of grief.

Trooper Butterfield we know you are with God now. Rest easy brother, we have your watch from now on.

Officer Mike Lamsma
Muskegon Police Department

September 10, 2013

Thank you for your service to the citizens of Michigan and our Country! Rest in Peace Trooper Butterfield.

Sterling Heights PD, MI

September 10, 2013

May GOD watch over your Family and may they find comfort knowing You are at the Right Hand of our Father.
Rest in Peace, Brother

Trooper J. Gajdosik
Wisconsin State Patrol

September 10, 2013

Trooper Butterfield, you are surely a friend and a hero. Stand tall sir, as you enter the gates of Heaven, know that we have your watch from here.

Sergeant K Skipski
Hart Police Department, Michigan

September 10, 2013

RIP brother Paul.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Det. Bevenour, USAF Ret
Gettysburg Police Dept

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace brother.

Deputy 953

September 10, 2013

May God bring comfort, peace, and blessings to your family, cohorts, and fellow law enforcement brothers and sisters in law enforcement. Rest in peace sir.

Jan Taylor, Det, Retired
Dallas P. D.

September 10, 2013

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

Reserve Deputy Douglas J. Maykowski
Macomb County Sheriff Mt. Clemens Michigan

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace Trooper Butterfield. May your family have peace in knowing that we will never forget you or the sacrifice you made in the service of this state. There's a new hero in heaven tonight.

Heidi Williams
East Lansing Police Department, Michigan

September 10, 2013

We serve without regard to our own safety. We would give our lives without hesitation for strangers. We are taught and practice all the officer safety methods. It is just not enough. We grieve for his family and we grieve for his brothers and sisters in arms. We salute you for your service and sacrifice. You made a difference. Rest in peace,Brother...

Patrol Sergeant/ Retired
Warren County Sheriffs Office(KY)

September 10, 2013

May you Rest In Peace brother, you will always be in the hearts of you brothers and sisters.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family

Michigan House of Reps PD

September 10, 2013

You are a hero & an angel God bless you & your family.

D/S Timothy Hernandez & D/S Christina Hernandez
Escambia County S/O. FL

September 10, 2013

God bless and we know you'll be shining down on us.

Sgt. Jim

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace Troop. We have the watch from here.

Trooper First Class
Maryland State Police

September 10, 2013

We Will Never Forget The Fallen.

Taylor Police Department, Michigan

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service we have the watch from here. May God Bless your Family.

Officer A. OROZCO

September 10, 2013

EOW 9/9/13 You will forever be missed my friend. Your love of animals, people and everything in between will be missed by those of us that worked with you. You are now a watcher on the Rainbow Bridge and a watcher of all of us that are left on this side of the veil.

Mandy Nelson 911 Dispatcher
Manistee County Central Dispatch

September 10, 2013

Thank you for your service to this country and to MI, Trooper Butterfield. My heart goes out to your family, friends and co-workers. May you rest in peace.

Police Officer Tina Kurth
Milwaukee Polcie Department

September 10, 2013

Thank you for serving, Trooper Butterfield. May God bless your family.

Warren Baker

September 10, 2013

God Bless you and your family Trooper Butterfield.

C.O 4 R Stines

September 10, 2013

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