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

I would just like to say "Thank-You" for all you've done over the last 14 yrs...I know this was never a part of your plan, and they say "everything happens for a reason"... even when we all sit here saying why? why take an amazing man, but I do believe, that good will come in many ways from your ultimate sacrifice... As I celebrate my daughter's 12th birthday tonight, I will keep you n your family in mind and make sure my daughter knows your story and to reflect on just how precious life is and how quickly it can end... Sending healing wishes to your family, friends and coworkers... I hope they know that people who have never met you and never had the joy of knowing you care about you and appreciate all you gave... much love from my family to yours... R.I.P. Trooper Butterfield- An American hero gone too soon

Elizabeth Mayo
Michigan resident

September 10, 2013

Rest in Peace Trooper Butterfield. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Butterfield Family and the Michigan State Police.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Department Paterson, NJ

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace, my brother Trooper and fellow warrior.

Trooper Mike Brown
Michigan State Police West Branch Post

September 10, 2013

My heart felt thoughts go out to the Trooper Battle Buddies and Family from Afghanistan. I although I didn't know you personally you were my brother on towo fronts.

You can go 10-42 we got the watch from here.

SGM Michael Crisp
U.S. Army

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace brother. We'll take it from here. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and law enforcement community.

Cpl. B. Webb
Carroll County, Md Sheriff

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace

Maureen Rolniak

September 10, 2013

Thank You for your service, Sir.

Deputy K Myers
Stanly Co So NC

September 10, 2013

I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved colleague, Trooper Paul Butterfield. Our collective hearts are heavy with sympathy.

Captain Grady Sanford #09
Georgia State Patrol (Capitol Police Division)

September 10, 2013

RIP my brother, thanks for your service to Army, and the State Police.

Aux.Trooper Richard P. Scott
Florida Highway Patrol

September 10, 2013

Thank you for your service.

Tim Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol (retired)

September 10, 2013

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Tpr. Butterfield. We will be thinking of you today and everyday as you go through this senseless tragedy. You will be missed.
RIP Tpr Paul Butterfield. Take your place along with the others that have gone before you.

Kathleen and Gerald Marshall
parents of Tpr Kevin Marshall

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace Trooper Butterfield. Thank you for many years of serving and protecting. Prayers for your family, friends and coworkers.

Dy Touzet
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office

September 10, 2013

May you rest in the arms of our creator, and may His peace be with your family. Thank you for your service my brother.

Security Officer Dan Longenbarger
Federal Bureau of Prisons, FCI Milan

September 10, 2013

RIP Brother. Your Service and Sacrifice to your Country and Community is Never Forgotten.

Eric Norton, Investigator (RET)
US Coast Guard

September 10, 2013

My prayers and condolences go out to Trooper Butterfield's family, friends and the entire Michigan State Police family. Rest in peace sir..........

Trooper John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Patrol

September 10, 2013

Trooper Butterfield,
Last evening you gave your life in the service of our great State, protecting those of us who dare not undertake you’re noble and just cause. The Michiganders whom you so proudly and professionally served will be forever in your debt. For your family I pray that God himself brings them comfort as only he can do at a time like this. May you rest in peace amongst our brothers in blue, who like you have made the ultimate sacrifice on behalf of our citizens.

Sgt. Sean P Ryan (Ret.)
Asbury Park Police Dept.

September 10, 2013

My prayers are with the Butterfield family this morning as I awoke to read that Paul died after I went to sleep. I pray that Almighty God will comfort you in this terrible time and forever. I'm sorry sorry.

Spl/Tpr. Michael Lee

September 10, 2013

Rest in peace Trooper Butterfield!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

September 10, 2013

How tragic that another coward has selfishly, wickedly and with total contempt of the law, chose to take the life of one sworn to protect even him. May God have mercy and bring comfort and solace to this fine officer's family and loved ones.

Senior Investigator
Great American Special Investigations Unit

September 10, 2013

Trooper Butterfield thank you for your service both law enforcement and military. It takes a special person for that type of commitment. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and coworkers. Rest in peace brother and God bless your soul!

2Lt. Kevin Barrington
Fairfax County PD, Va.

September 10, 2013

Rest in Peace Trooper Butterfield. Thank you for your years of service to your country and to the state of Michigan. Your family, friends and fellow Troopers are in my thoughts and prayers.

Susan Ball, Judicial Process Server
Brevard County Sheriff's Office

September 10, 2013

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Michigan State Police. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother.


September 10, 2013

RIP Trooper Butterfield. Deepest sympathy to your family.

Trooper Tamara R. D'Agata
New York State Police, retired

September 10, 2013

Rest in Peace Brother and may GOD look over your family and the MSP.

Trooper Archie Forsyth
Louisiana State Police (Troop A)

September 10, 2013

Rest In Peace my brother, it is our watch now. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of this brave man, and with all my brothers and sisters of the Michigan State Police.

Officer B. Ruth
Baltimore County Police Department

September 10, 2013

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