Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Master Sergeant William Trampas Bishop

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, June 17, 2017

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Reflections for Master Sergeant William Trampas Bishop

Rest in peace Master Sergeant Bishop.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 17, 2019

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

To the Bishop family, fellow officers, and all who call William 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. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Master Sergeant gave to his community and the citizens of Florida and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on June 17th, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

September 3, 2018

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

August 30, 2018

I am so sorry for the loss of Master Sgt. Bishop. It is my honor that I am representing my agency this year at the Law Enforcement Memorial as one of the name readers for those fallen Law Enforcement brothers in arms from this past year. I wanted to take the time to reach out to those that I am recognizing on this somber occasion. Again, I am sorry for your loss, to the family, the community, and your department.

Lt. Gary Simacek
St. Croix County Sheriff's Office - Hudson, Wisconsin

May 11, 2018

Sgt. I think of you everyday I go on duty and often go by the 402 mile marker as it's a place I will never forget. Wished I could've done more when this senseless tragedy happened, but am thankful the good Lord put me at your side when he called you home. I had the honor of escorting your family at the Florida Police Memorial and will escort them in Washington D.C this coming week at the National Memorial. You will never be forgotten Sgt. I will continue to proudly in your honor....God Bless

Trooper W F Schrader
Florida Highway Patrol

May 2, 2018

Riding bicycles 270+ miles in your honor April 9th-13th, 2018. Rest in Peace. You will never be forgotten!

FLTDF Volunteer Staff
Florida Tour De Force

March 27, 2018

Again, my deepest condolences to the family of Master Sergeant William Bishop. May his soul rest in Heaven. Also, thanks to all the Troopers of the Florida Highway Patrol for their services to protect all who travels on the highways in the State of Florida.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police - Troop D

February 17, 2018

God bring the family of Sgt. Bishop comfort and strength as they morn the death of their loved one. Family and friends I am so sorry for your loss.

wife of fallen officer

February 11, 2018

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 Retired
Mohawk PD

September 9, 2017

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Master Sergeant William Bishop during this very difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May their times spent together bring forth happy memories to last a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and dedication to your community. Rest in peace Master Sergeant Bishop.

Gail M Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

August 19, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother

Captain S. Yancey
Forest Hill Police, Texas

August 10, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Yku are a true hero

Deputy J. Davis
Pittsylvania county sheriffs office

July 21, 2017

On behalf of the Zone 5 Law Enforcement Training Academy, our condolences are with you and your family. RIP Master Sergeant Bishop

Recruit Lyons Matthew Lyons
Zone 5 Law Enforcement Training Academy

July 12, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my brother. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

July 10, 2017

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over six years. I pray that William's life and death will bring glory to His name.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

July 6, 2017

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

Sergeant E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

July 5, 2017

Prayers for family, American hero, never forget

Sara dorsey
Probation& parole, doc, fl.

July 5, 2017

Rest in peace officer, American hero. Prayers for your family.

Sara dorsey
Probation& parole, doc, fl.

July 5, 2017

Rest in peace brother! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your family and friends.


July 5, 2017

I think I may have worked with the Trooper during a Football Game in Gainesville Florida! While the Death of any Law Enforcement Officer is a hard thing it is harder when you either know the person or know of the person! As a Master Sergent, Sergeant Willam Bishop as guided many a New Trooper threw His years! The Knowledge and experience lost in too high to put a price on!

Fidel Lytle
U.S Navy (retired) HT1(SS/SW)

July 4, 2017

My heart bleeds for the loss of one who was loved, one who was a protector, and one who was and still is an inspiration to many. May God open his kingdom to an honored one coming home. Prayers for the family.

J. Bennett 311
Alachua P.D.

July 3, 2017

We have lost a well-known and well-loved and respected man in Master Sergeant. It takes a very special man to make the rank of Master Sergeant in the Florida Highway Patrol and Bishop was that man. Go with God Sgt. and meet all you brothers in heaven. God Bless his family and friends.

Motor Officer Jim Bragg (Ret.)
Greenville SC City Police Dept.

June 29, 2017

Well Said Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza, (Ret.). You have presented nothing but the truth it's just not fair.

Res.Sgt Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police Dept,Ohio

June 28, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

PO Chip Marcks (Ret), PD Mariemont,Ohio/PD Easton,MD

June 28, 2017

Rest In Peace brother in blue. Thank you for your services.

Police Officer (retired) NYC Sanitation
New York City Sanitation Police

June 28, 2017

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