Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Eric Dale Ellsworth

Utah Highway Patrol, Utah

End of Watch Tuesday, November 22, 2016

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Reflections for Trooper Eric Dale Ellsworth

Thank you Trooper Ellsworth for your years of hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Utah. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

November 23, 2016

Prayer and condolences for the family, co-workers and friends.
We thank you for your service to the State of Utah.
Rest in Peace Trooper

Chief R. A. McCann
Armour College Police

November 23, 2016

God bless you and your family and extended brothers and sisters in blue

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

November 23, 2016

You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County NY. Police Department

November 23, 2016

A Prayer for Trooper Eric Ellsworth:

Lord God, you are always faithful and quick to show mercy. Our Brother-in-Blue, Trooper Eric Ellsworth, of the Utah Highway Patrol, was taken from us in the Line-of-Duty. Come swiftly to his aid, have mercy on him, and comfort his family, friends, and colleagues by the power and protection of the Cross. Heavenly Father, as we mourn the death of our Brother-in-Blue, Trooper Eric Ellsworth, show us the immense power of your goodness and strengthen our belief that he has entered into Your presence. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.

“God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs. God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted. God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. God blesses those who hunger and thirst for justice, for they will be satisfied. God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy. God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God. God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God. God blesses those who are persecuted for doing right, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs." [Matthew 5:3-10 NLT]

"For the policeman does not frighten people who are doing right; but those doing evil will always fear him. So if you don't want to be afraid, keep the laws and you will get along well. The policeman is sent by God to help you. But if you are doing something wrong, of course you should be afraid, for he will have you punished. He is sent by God for that very purpose. Obey the laws, then, for two reasons: first, to keep from being punished, and second, just because you know you should." [Romans 13:3-5 TLB]

"There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." [John 15:13 NLT]

"Well done, my good and faithful servant." [Matthew: 25:21 NLT]

Pastor Steven R. Closs, BSBS, LOICM, LOICC, MNACM, MFCPO
The Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry for Law Enforcement”

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

November 23, 2016

Our job is a dangerous one. Rest in peace Brother.

Detective José Quiles
Mckinney PD

November 23, 2016

On behalf of the men and women of the South Salt Lake Police Department we extend our condolences to the family of Trooper Eric Ellsworth and the members of the Utah Highway Patrol. It is in his memory that we continue on.

South Salt Lake Police
South Salt Lake Police Department, UT

November 23, 2016

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Trooper Eric Ellsworth and the extended law enforcement family of the Utah Highway Patrol, Utah.

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 22, 2016.

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

November 23, 2016

Godspeed brother, your UHP brothers and sisters will always watch over your family!

Sergeant Ellis Alexander
Utah Highway Patrol

November 23, 2016

Rest In Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

November 23, 2016

Thoughts and prayers

Maine State Police

November 23, 2016

Rest in peace Troop'....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the UHP during this most difficult and tragic time.....

Lt. Joseph Ward, ret
Jackson, NJ PD

November 23, 2016

I would like to Say Thank you for the Job you did and may GOD Bless you family in a great way.

Wayne Blankinchp, Retired Capt. Reserves
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Jax FL.

November 23, 2016

Heroes live forever. Prayers to family and friends.

Team Texas

November 23, 2016

Rest In Peace brother, we have it from here. You are a hero. My prayers go out to your family and Department .

Officer George Gazzola
Black Hills Patrol

November 23, 2016

RIP brother Eric.

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

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Dept.

November 23, 2016

R I P Brother

Ret. Officer Herbie Buck

November 23, 2016

My Heart goes out to the Family and coworkers/friends of Trooper Ellsworth. May God Almighty lift this family up and give them the strength and Wisdom they need during this difficult time. May the Lord our God lift this young Trooper into his Kingdom. RIP Trooper Ellsworth.

SFC Timothy Jones
US Army Veteran

November 23, 2016

Thank you for your service Trooper Eric Ellsworth ,

Sincere condolences to family & friends.

Sgt. R. Keenan
UOPSC Officer 2002 Olympics

Sgt. Randy Keenan / Ret.
City of Alameda, CA Police Dept.

November 23, 2016

Psalms 15
God bless.
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno- Honor Guard Member
Minnesota Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

November 23, 2016

Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, your sacrifice is not in vain. You are a hero trying to save another life and lost your own as a hero, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Trooper Ellsworth during this time of tragic and sudden loss.

Sr. Ptmn. Donald Meaders (RET)
Wewoka (OK) P.D.

November 23, 2016

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

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

November 23, 2016

Thanks for your service, my thoughts and prayers are with your family. RIP

Sergeant Jeff Swenson
Lehi Police Department

November 23, 2016

My deepest sympathy go out to Trooper Ellesworth s family and comrades , may he rest in peace

Ret. N.Y.P.D. Officer Daniel Tonnessen

November 23, 2016



November 23, 2016

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