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

Sgt Bishop, may you Rest In Peace our brother. You'll never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Dept

June 19, 2017

To the family of Master Sergeant William Bishop. We the citizens of Florida Thank You for your ultimate sacrifice of your loved one. God speaks to the situation. "Blessed are the Peace Makers". and "No greater sacrifice is for a man to lay his life down for another". I pray that God will hold his family in His hand and keep them safe.
R.I.P. my brother you are home.

Volusia County Sheriff's Office

June 19, 2017

So sorry to hear of the tragic loss of Sgt. Bishop. My sympathy to his family, friends, and coworkers. Thank you for your many years of service. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief Deputy Steve Bennett
Iowa County (WI) Sheriff's Office

June 19, 2017

GOD did not promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain, day without night, but; HE did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way. The community has lost a dedicated protector, the family a loved one, the Department a comrade, the Nation a hero, and Heaven has gained an Angel. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and I ask GOD to watch over each member and give them strength during this time of their need.

Retired Sergeant, W. Ken McLendon
Florence Police Dept., Souoth Carolina

June 19, 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 “it’s 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.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452) Los Angeles Police Department retired

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

June 19, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Kind thoughts and prayers for him, his wife and son, family members, FHP.....each loss of a Law Enforcement Officer is so heartbreaking.

Kathy Rains, former LEO
Winter Haven, Fla.

June 19, 2017


Retired paramedic Mike Bail
Show me safety Consulting LLC

June 19, 2017

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Master Sergeant, William Trampas Bishop, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a Master Sergeant makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

June 19, 2017

"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."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell WY Police Department

June 19, 2017

Rest in Peace Master Sergeant Bishop. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers, and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

June 19, 2017

Rest in Peace Sergeant Bishop. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service.

Parole Supervisor Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

June 19, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Master Sergeant Bishop and the Florida Highway Patrol. May God Bless All Law Enforcement. RIP Brother.

Sgt. Fred Parker
Putnam County Sheriff's Office, TN

June 19, 2017

My heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with his family, friends and department. I am so very sorry for the loss of your HERO.

Sgt. Bishop, thank you for your lifetime of dedicated, loyal and selfless service to your community and state. You will live on in the hearts and minds of all who love you.

Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.. God Bless you HERO and may you RIP

Gina Miller, Washington State Patrol
Surviving Fiance WSP Trooper Tony V. Radulescu EOW 2-23-2012

June 19, 2017

Thoughts and prayers to the family.

Dawn - civilian
Minnesota State Patrol

June 19, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas Kelly, ASAC/Public Affairs
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 19, 2017

Go with God my Brother. You have served more than enough time in the service of your State. Prayers for your family and friends during this difficult time.

Motor Officer Jim Bragg (Ret)
Greenville City Police Department
Greenville, S.C.

June 19, 2017

Sgt. Bishop Rest In Peace. Thank you for your many years of service. Me condolences to Sgt. Bishop's wife and son. family members, friends and members of the Florida Highway Patrol.

Leiut. Armen L. Hagopian, Retired
Highland Park, Mi. Dept. of Public Safety. (Police Dept.)

June 19, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Sergeant Bishop for your 30 years of service and dedication to your community.

Detective Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, Ks

June 19, 2017

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (Retired)
Mobile County Child Support Enforcement
Mobile County, Alabama

June 19, 2017

To our Brothers and Sisters in the FHP, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Thank you, Sergeant Bishop for your dedicated years of service to the State of Florida. May the peace of God rest upon your family and Patrol family during this time.

Lieutenant Diogo
Lee County Sheriff's Office

June 19, 2017

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Sergeant William Trampass Bishop and the extended law enforcement family of the Florida Highway Patrol, Flordia.

End of Watch: June 17, 2017.

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, 2017

Rest In Peace, may god be with you.

Ofc. Samuel Steinmetz F.T.O.( Retired )
Venice Police Department

June 19, 2017

Rest easy, brother. We've got the watch from here.

Sergeant Chris Rego
Volusia County Sheriff's Office - Honor Guard Commander

June 19, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

June 19, 2017

I will remember all of the laughs and good times we had, our Academy days and our life gatherings. Thanks for the memories. Goodbye my brother. I will miss you.

Kelly Carrico
Florida Highway Patrol (Retired)

June 19, 2017

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