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

My thoughts are with the family and the service

Special constable
York Regional Police,Ontario Canada

June 28, 2017

For Sergeant William T. Bishop:

The duties of the highway patrol officer is fraught with danger, and hardly anything is more deadly than working on interstate highways along side of vehicles passing by at high speed. The average highway patrol officers are, in the course of their assignments, only feet and inches from fast-paced vehicles, many of whose operators have little regard for the officer's safety, others safety - or their own. Caution and care, though employed by the officer, does only little to reduce the chance of being struck by passing motorists (preoccupied with phones, texting, refreshments, smoking and plain inattentiveness) who fail to use preventive measures (signaling, moving over when possible, employing four-way flashers, along with slowing-down) to avoid collisions and accidents. Strict traffic-law enforcement - if anything at all - is the key to reducing such situations for the future.
We regret Sergeant Spaulding's needless, tragic, and excruciatingly horrible death and honor him for his thirty years of keeping the public safe and render him a profound and final salute. He was a dedicated and noble soldier-of-the-law, with unusual and remarkable longevity, who was cheated of a well-earned retirement. May he rest in peace.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza, (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

June 27, 2017

Rest my brother. You served long and hard. Prayers and thoughts to your family and the Florida Highway patrol

Trooper, 1st class, retired Terence Whal
Pennsylvania state police

June 27, 2017

As a former LEO in FL and CO., It is hard for me to hear of senseless tragedies like this. You were a light for those you trained, those you worked with, and those who looked up to you as a role model. RIP Sarge. You made a difference to many.

Former Undersheriff Lynda Carter
Montezuma Co S. O.

June 27, 2017

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

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

June 26, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, both blood and badge.

Communications Specialist David White
Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Florida

June 25, 2017

God bless and keep your soul.

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

June 25, 2017

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

June 25, 2017

May God bless this family in their time of sorrow.

Cynthia Mason FSS
Department of Corrections

June 25, 2017

Rest In Peace brother.

Det Andreoli-Retired

June 24, 2017

We will take it from here my friend. RIP prayers for family

Police officer Damion Mccoy
Georgia Military College

June 24, 2017

Avenue of the Fallen

Standing at attention in their class “A“ uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement. All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price.

Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place. As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say its ok you’re with your eternal partners. A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.

Welcome, you served well.

Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.

A brother law enforcement officer


Officer Jim Weaver 11452. Retired LAPD and Jerome County Sheriff

Retired Elected Sheriff, Jim Weaver
Jerome County Sheriff Office, Jerome, Idaho

June 24, 2017

Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Bishop Family and the Florida Highway Patrol.
Rest in Peace Trooper Bishop.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

June 24, 2017

Rest in peace, Master Sergeant Bishop. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

June 23, 2017

My deepest condolences to the family of Master Sergeant William Bishop. May his soul rest in Heaven, and may God give his family peace in their heart during this most difficult period of time.

First Sergeant Tom Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

June 23, 2017

My sincere condolences to Sergeant Bishop's family, friends, and to the other officers of the Florida Highway Patrol. Thank you Officer Bishop for serving the residents and guests of the State of Florida for so many years. Rest In Peace Sir, Heroes such as yourself keep this country great.

Robert Swanson
A Sergeant's Father

June 23, 2017

I pass by officers who have pulled over cars on I-75 and other by ways and always either moved over or slowed down. I will remember Master Sargent William T. Bishop as I travel and honor Him that cost him His life. GOD Bless His Family

marjorie huck
A private citizen with respect

June 23, 2017

Rest In Peace brother in blue!!

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

June 23, 2017

I am so sorry that, still one more officer is gone. Feelings go out from my heart to Officer Bishop's family. No words can ever help, but know that whether people knew William Bishop personally or didn't know him; there are many whom feel sorrow along with his family and I pray for his family to have the strength to move on with their lives.

Sharon Kostenbauder, CSO retired

June 22, 2017

Rest in Peace Sergeant.

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

June 22, 2017

I am sorry for your loss

Jacquie Rebel survivor

June 22, 2017

Rest In Peace. Thank you for your service.

Officer William J. Ferraro #178
Florida Probation & Parole

June 22, 2017

Rest In Peace

Miss Olivia Warren

June 22, 2017

RIP Brother

Sergeant Jackie Robertson

June 22, 2017

Condolences to the bishop family. NYPD salutes the Bishop Family

Po Angel Carmona

June 22, 2017

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