Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Michael Paul Stewart, III

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, July 14, 2017

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Reflections for Trooper Michael Paul Stewart, III

You will be missed not only for your dedication, but also your sense of humor. It was an honor to have served with you.

Trooper (Ret) Will Confer
PSP Chambersburg

July 14, 2017

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family & Dept.

Detective Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

July 14, 2017

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one who’s blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

July 14, 2017

Rest In Peace. Brother


July 14, 2017

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

July 14, 2017

Almighty God we pray to you in Heaven above that you give your strength, hope, and love to us. Comfort us in our time of sadness, as you’ve welcomed into your eternal kingdom Trooper Stewart. We pray to you God, that you show him your mercy and your comfort as he has entered your kingdom. We pray to you God that you bless and comfort us – as we feel emptiness and sadness from the loss of Trooper Stewart, and let us rejoice in knowing that we will one day be reunited with Trooper Stewart in your kingdom. God we pray you bless, guide and protect all who risk their life to serve and protect others. Bestow unto them the wisdom they seek to do their jobs safely, guide them as they keep us safe both day and night, and keep them firmly in your care should danger come their way. We ask this in God’s name. Amen.

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

Pennsylvania Operations

July 14, 2017

Prayers for Trooper Stewart's family! Thank you for your service Sir! May you Rest In Peace.

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office

July 14, 2017

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Pennsylvania State Police. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!


July 14, 2017

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

July 14, 2017

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

July 14, 2017

RIP, prayers for the family.

Sgt. Ron Cromer
Martin Co. Sheriff's Office

July 14, 2017

My sympathy to his family and police family. Get well wishes to his partner.

Sgt. Rick Radl (retired)
Minnesota State Patrol

July 14, 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 Trooper, Michael P. Stewart, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Trooper is involved in fatal vehicle accident. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Please send our best to Trooper Stewart's partner for a speedy recovery.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

July 14, 2017

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. RIP

Assist. Chief Matthew Rushton

July 14, 2017

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

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

July 14, 2017

Rest well my brother. You have given your all for your chosen profession.
May the Almighty protect your loving family and give them strength during this hard time. Laws must be changed to hold that driver responsible, and penalties to be severed.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

July 14, 2017

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 14, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed.


July 14, 2017

RIP my friend .. peace and prayers for your family, friends and fellow officers..another senseless loss of life..Marty Mooney retired Det NYPD and son Alex active NYPD..Blue Knights XIX Rome NY/XXXII Syracuse NY.

Retired DET Marty Mooney

July 14, 2017

Rest easy Brother! Prayers and condolences for family, friends and coworkers.

Career Office (Ret.) Victor Agosto
Chesterfield County Police (Va.)

July 14, 2017

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

May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Trooper Stewart, you were taken to soon from your loved ones. You served your community with pride, loyalty and dignity. Your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.
May God bless you and keep you always. RIP HERO.

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

July 14, 2017

God Bless our police officers. From us in the military, we have tremendous respect for y'all. Without you, our nation would be in chaos. Rest In Peace Trooper.

Airman Austin Foster
United States Air Force

July 14, 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 Michael's life and death will bring glory to His name.

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

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

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

July 14, 2017

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

Parole Supervisor Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

July 14, 2017

Rest in peace Brother Michael, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

July 14, 2017

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