Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrol Officer Stephen J. Arkell

Brentwood Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Monday, May 12, 2014

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Reflections for Patrol Officer Stephen J. Arkell

Rest in peace Patrol Officer Arkell.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 19, 2020

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

May 12, 2020

I traveled to Washington D.C. to see your name on the wall. You will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace brother.

Lieutenant
Milton, NH

May 4, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 12, 2018

REST-IN-PEACE My Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

June 19, 2018

Thinking of you today, brother.

Police Officer Doug Hicks
Iowa State University Police Department

December 20, 2017

You are missed Steve.

Laurie Roy
Rockingham CO

May 12, 2017

Beautiful words, sir. I did not know Officer Arkell but was so moved during Police Week 2015 to visit the site and see Officer Arkell's name inscribed. Every community has many (most) officers as dedicated and we need to recognize and respect each public servant. My car wears a decal given to me by a friend. This decal is the badge #87 of Officer Arkell. We are reminded every trip in the car how valuable life is and how important our dedicated officers are to daily life.

Kevin Brenker
Vigilant Systems Group

May 18, 2016

It's May 10th, 2016. in two more days it will be two years that you were taken from us. That SHITTY day I will never forget. I was calling for you. I was yelling that we would be coming in to get you. I hope you know that it took every ounce of me to keep from going into that building to pull you out.

Last year at this time we were all making final preparations to head to DC to see your name enshrined on the wall. I am now sitting at my desk reflecting while reading over previous comments. The same desk that you stood next to asking me question after question regarding what I was doing or, "How'd you do that?"
I think of you often Steve. Can't tell you how many nights I have while patrolling our streets know you hover over us, Heather, and the girls. The are growing and they are beautiful. You'd be so proud.

I sometimes look at the Patrolman's room and wait for you to come around the corner. I really wish you would.

Miss you man.

Sergeant H.D. Wood IV
Brentwood Police Department

May 10, 2016

First I do not mean any disrespect. I have not been able to express my feelings besides in my journal. My sincere and infinite condolences to you and your family and friends, to the community hearts it put a hole in that day. Mine has been aching since and I cannot fathom or relate what exactly happened that day. I just feel the pain. My father took your life and his own and for that I am so sorry! ✌️

Anon
Daughter of mike Nolan

December 4, 2015

I first met Steve when he would come into Aubuchon Hardware in Exeter, Nh many years ago..Always had THAT SMILE....Friends of ours lived in the same duplex where Steve was murdered...They lost every material thing...But Steve gave his life to protect them..We all miss you 87...

bob anderson

May 13, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 12, 2015

I walked for Patrolman Stephen Arkell today in the National Police Week 5K in his memory and the ultimate sacrifice that he made

Officer Andrea White
DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)

May 9, 2015

Will be walking in your honor tomorrow morning in the National Police Week 5K in Washington, DC. Thinking of your family.

alexis

May 8, 2015

You are not forgotten and your family is still prayed for.

Darlene Newton
friend of Story County Sheriff's Office

May 3, 2015

Thank you for your service and your sacrifice, it will never be forgotten. May God keep your family in His arms.

Special Agent #8268
US Homeland Security Investigations, Phoenix, AZ

September 6, 2014

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 Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD

July 21, 2014

Another Hero taken from us too soon. Prayers to your family, friends and co-workers.

CTO Deborah Bush
Campbell County VA

July 11, 2014

Officer Arkell,

As a citizen of Exeter, I thank you for protecting Brentwood, and our towns are forever grateful for your service, we feel emptier without you but know you are watching over us

M.B.

Matthew Burton
Citizen

July 6, 2014

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Patrolman Stephen Arkell and the extended law enforcement family of the Brentwood, New Hampshire Police Department. 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 Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

June 19, 2014

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Stephen was killed.

To the Arkell family, fellow officers, and all who call Stephen beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Patrolman Arkell gave to his community and the citizens of New Hampshire, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 12, 2014.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

June 7, 2014

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Stephen was killed.

To the Arkell family, fellow officers, and all who call Stephen beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Patrolman Arkell gave to his community and the citizens of New Hampshire, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 12, 2014.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

June 7, 2014

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Patrolman Stephen Arkell and the Brentwood Police Department during this time. Thank you, Patrolman Arkell, for your service.

National Police Wives Association
Staff

June 2, 2014

Thank you for your service and great sacrifice. God bless you and your family.

FF/ S. Maholik #134-77
Fearnots Vol. Fire Co., PA

May 29, 2014

God's peace and speed Patrolman Arkell. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

May 28, 2014

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