Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Taylor Joseph Thyfault

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Reflections for Trooper Taylor Joseph Thyfault

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli

June 1, 2015

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Trooper Thyfault for your service and dedication to your country.

Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, KS

June 1, 2015

Trooper Thyfault,
Thank you for your service to our nation. All I can offer are my prayers, thanks and respect.
Though those that love you will argue, perhaps it is better to live one day as a lion, that a life time as a lamb.
Perhaps God needs you more in the eternal battle to retain Heaven. With deepest respect, thanks and sadness.
May you dwell in The House Of The Lord.
Dear Almighty God; please restore our faith.

Civilian Volunteer
Los Angeles Police Department

June 1, 2015

Life is short,but oh so sweet, GOD Bless the family of this would have been a great tooper,no let me say a GREAT TROOPER, MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND COMFORT IN THE WORD.

R/Capt. Wayne Bkankinchip
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Jax. FL.

June 1, 2015

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain Steve Yancey
Forest Hill Police Department, TX

June 1, 2015

To the family of Trooper Taylor Thyfault, friends and the Colorado State Patrol.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9 / John 15;13

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry Hospital Police Department Goldsboro, NC

June 1, 2015

RIP Trooper Thyfault. Thank you for your service.

My condolences & prayers go out to Trooper Thyfault's family & friends.

Anonymous in Albuquerque, NM

June 1, 2015

Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice. There is more tragedy in this story than is fair in any way.... but I pray that God wraps His loving arms around your family, friends, and co-workers, and gives them peace. God must have needed a top-notch TROOPER in Heaven.... and chose YOU. God bless you ... Rest in Peace, Hero.

Noranne Stubbs Lenox
AZ Department of Public Safety

June 1, 2015

Rest in Peace Trooper Taylor Thyfault. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

June 1, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

June 1, 2015

Rest in eternal peace, Trooper Thyfault, for we have the watch now. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform, our brothers and sisters, too, are in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort in remembrances of your dedication and service.

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

June 1, 2015

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

June 1, 2015

May God bless the Thyfault family, and the family at Colorado State Patrol as they grieve the loss of their family member and friend. I'm praying for your peace of heart and comfort through the memories you hold.

Chaplain Mark Campbell
Morristown TN Police Department

June 1, 2015

Rest in Peace Trooper Thyfault. I ask our Heavenly Father to watch over and comfort your family, friends and the Colorado State Patrol during this difficult time. Thank you for your dedicated service to our country and your community. God's speed brother.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Dept.

June 1, 2015

As a Mother/Grandmother, I 've made this statement before ...
what a goodlooking kid.
So young to earn His Hero Stripes.
I use to live in Colorado, I miss the mountains , the wildlife,
the quiet picnics in the forest of the Rockies, the weather &
as a civilian sitting in a park & talking with Officers, like they were life long friends ... one very handsome motorcycle officer, named Mike I met in a park, late at night, he was sad he was
going to be taken off the streets & put behind a desk ... I hope he got back out on the streets , to watch the backs of fellow Law Enforcement .
You all are fine Men & Women, our Children we Mothers bear
in great pain & you are all worth it ...
We , Your Families are so ... so ... very proud of you & the time we've had with you.
My Family sends tearful condolences to your Family, Friends,
Department, Community & Countrymen Taylor.
Our Prayers go out to the Other Trooper for Healing.
Thank you Both for your Unselfish, Brave service.
The "Purple Heart " Candles will be lit in our Family's 9/11 Memorial to remember Taylor.
RIP Taylor, Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan, Psy & LE ,Grad
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, Sisseton, SD

June 1, 2015

R.I.P Trooper Thyfault, we're keeping you, your family and all our brothers and sisters with the Colorado State Patrol in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and may God keep you in his loving care my brother as we remain " Standing Tall For Those Who Have Fallen "

Corporal James E Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Tampa, Fla.

May 31, 2015

I never met you, but I knew you just the same. I know you would have been a great Trooper, and I would have loved to shake your hand when you earned your badge with the rest of the class. Though your time as a Trooper was short, we will never forget.

Rest easy, Thyfault, we have the watch from here.

Trooper C. Wu
Colorado State Patrol

May 31, 2015

Thank you for your willingness to serve others and you will always be remembered as a hero. We will continue to pray for all those left behind to cherish your memory.

Darlene Newton
friend of Story County Sheriff's Office

May 31, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers to Trooper Thyfault's family, his LEO family, and we thank him for his service.

Chief and officers of the Pioneer Police Department, OH

Officer Pollick
Pioneer Police Department, OH

May 31, 2015

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

May 31, 2015


Deputy J. Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

May 31, 2015

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." Matthew 5:9. God Bless and Godspeed, Trooper Thyfault.

Lisa B.

May 31, 2015

Trooper Thyfault,
May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high.
We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

May 31, 2015

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

May 31, 2015

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Trooper Thyfault. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Colorado State Patrol.

Scott Horne U.S. Postal Inspector
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

May 31, 2015

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