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'm so sorry to see a good man cut down by lawbreakers. God grant your family peace as they lay you to rest.

Diana Mylek
Police officers' mother

September 15, 2013

It is not how he died that made Tpr. Butterfield a hero, rather how he lived! Your family is in our prayers!

Cpl. C. Jones
Newark Police Department

September 15, 2013

Praying for the family of Trooper Butterfield. Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service with the police department and army. Prayers to the Michigan State Police as well, during this hard tragic time.

Ofc. A. Ajanovic-Crime Suppression Unit
Lilburn Police Department (State of Georgia)

September 15, 2013

Another good man lost to the forces of evil. May God give strength and solace to your family.

Just a Northern Ireland citizen who remembers the RUC GC with gratitude, and recognises the courage in service of policemen in America.

not in the forces
Just a Northern Ireland citizen who remembers the RUC GC with gratitud

September 15, 2013

Trp. Butterfield, I want to thank you for your years of service and ultimate sacrifice. You will be missed. To your family, friends, and coworkers, my sympathy and prayers to you at this horrible loss.

Jane Kundert
RN-ER, Manisee MI

September 15, 2013

God speed Tpr. Paul Butterfield; your brothers from the thin blue line and 11B will take it from here. Thank you for your service!

Tpr. Chris Suarez

September 14, 2013

RIP brother Butterfield, you are in heaven as you have already served your time in hell.

Lt. John Faryniarz
Retired, Dept of Defense Police

September 14, 2013

Rest in peace Sheepdog, rest in peace.

Alaska State Troopers

September 14, 2013

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm F Kapusta
Mohawk PD

September 14, 2013

Rest easy Paul, we've got it from here.

Michigan State Police

September 13, 2013

I pray for strength for Officer Butterfield's family, friends, and Brothers he served with, in The Michigan State Police.
Words fall short of expressing the sorrow we all feel. We look to God for answers, while our hearts are heavy with grief. I pray for peace and strength for all. Trust God to return peace, love and strength. A hero, now guarding the gates of heaven. My Father, a Retired Captain served with the Michigan State Police. RIP my Brother.

Officer DK Rahe
Gastonia City Police, Retired

September 13, 2013

Please accept my heartfelt condolences for the tragic death of Trp. Butterfield. This is just another example of the continuing breakdown of the moral fabric of society.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family of Trp. Butterfield.
May God bless you all and keep you in the palm of His hands.

P.O. (Ret.) Donald Current
NYPD #2461

September 13, 2013

RIP Brother in Blue. May God Bless your family.

Police Officer D.L. Kirk #8270
Bull Valley (IL) Police Department

September 13, 2013

Rest in Peace brother!

Special Agent
Virginia State Police BCI

September 13, 2013

Wow - what a shocker! My husband and I met Paul at a concert in Traverse City MI a few years back and afterwards we came away friends - He befriended me on Myspace when I had a Myspace page and although only acquainted with him for a few hours at a concert and a few correspondences through Myspace - I can say that Paul was a very nice and respectful man and I'm sure he made an Excellent MSP Trooper!
I will not forget you Paul and my condolences to your family, friends and fellow officers.
Let us all CELEBRATE the life of Paul Butterfield - It is obvious he will be missed here on this Earth - But now that Paul is absent from his body - He is now present with the LORD JESUS CHRIST! He has returned home to our FATHER from whence he came and we will all see him again someday when we too return home to our FATHER!
FATHER, I ask at this time that you wrap your comforting arms around all of those who have been touched and are grieving for the loss of Paul Butterfield - Bring Blessings and Peace to them all and I thank you FATHER! In Jesus Christ's name I ask this - Amen and AMEN.
God Bless You Paul! I will see you again someday!

Tania Anderson

September 13, 2013

Rest in Peace. Thank you for your service. Prayers and thoughts out to your co-workers, family and friends.

K9 Handler B Emmrich & K9 Jake
Cedarburg Police, WI

September 13, 2013

RIP Trooper Butterfield. i am praying for his family and friends.
Justin Wilkinson Linden MI

Justin w

September 13, 2013

God Speed Brother

Senior Special Agent Jeff Perry
Virginia State Police

September 13, 2013

Rest in peace Trooper Butterfield. As a fellow Michigan Officer, I personally feel your sacrifice. We have the watch now.

Ofc. J. Neering
Mt. Morris PD

September 12, 2013

Although I did not know Paul personally, my heart goes out to his fiance and family, and friends. May the good Lord give you comfort at your time of need. Thank-you Paul for your service to our state and country go now and be with our Lord and Savior. God Bless, Paula Sarzynski Manistee, Mi

College student, Paula Sarzynski

September 12, 2013

My thoughts and Prayers are with your family during this difficult time! Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten! Godspeed my friend!!!

Deputy Moon
Otsego County Sheriff Office

September 12, 2013

Rest in Peace Trooper! You are a Genuine American HERO! May GOD be with your family, friends and the Michigan State Police.

First Sergeant Ken S. Keesee
Virginia State Police

September 12, 2013

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Michigan State Police. May you rest in peace.

Ptlm. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

September 12, 2013

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.
Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,
Abraham Lincoln

Sgt E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

September 12, 2013

The Detroit Police Officers Association expresses its deepest and sincere condolences to the family and friends of Trooper Paul Butterfield and to the Michigan State Police. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sorrowful time. Your extended Law Enforcement family grieves with you. Trooper Butterfield, thank you for your service to the communities across the State of Michigan and to our country. You will never be forgotten. Heroes live on.

Police Officer Bernard J. Cybulski
Detroit Police Officers Association

September 12, 2013

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