Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Eugene Philip Cole

Somerset County Sheriff's Office, Maine

End of Watch Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Reflections for Corporal Eugene Philip Cole

Cpl. Cole, it has been 6 years since you were taken from us. Northern New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices that you and too many others have made for us. Thank you for your service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

April 27, 2023

Wonderful duputy... Compassion and understanding lets not forget his brother fred

Norman verrill
Friend of his brother

February 14, 2023

My name is Dustin. Back in 09-2010 deputy Cole had arrested me a few times. When I was lost on a path in life blinded by fog of immaturity. When I heard he was hurt I got angry. For the simple reason that deputy Cole was a very caring and generous man. During my darkest days I've dealt with officers all around Maine and alot treated me as if I was beneath them. But not deputy Cole. He treated me as human, as a man, as a equal. He showed me not all cops are the same. He taught me to respect those you want to respect you. I hurt knowing that if the d*** who he was trying to detained simply asked for help deputy Cole would of helped him with his substance abuse. But instead he was a coward and took a great man's life. You will live on in many of our memories sir. Thank you for your service.

Dustin Gagne
Past arrestee

December 4, 2021

Thank you for your service, military as well as police, and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

April 25, 2021

Gone but never forgotten, two years later.


April 2, 2021

Corporal Cole, I was at your funeral service in Bangor. It was my first funeral and it was beautiful. I shed tears as I stood during the moment of silence and looked around. Before the funeral I knew that Law Enforcement was close but I had no idea how close they really were. This was the moment I truly began to view Law Enforcement as my second family and for that I am forever in your debt.

Liam Mahar
Son of a officer

June 2, 2020

Corporal Cole, 2 years ago today you where horrifically murdered by a very violent person, may god bless you and thank you for your service to your country and to the people of Somerset county

Mark Mottola

April 25, 2020

Corporal Cole, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 15, 2019

Rip in peace I drove through there and you were very helpful and kind


April 25, 2019

We will miss you We never will never forget all you did for us, Thanks for all the service! I hope you live a happy afterlife or what ever may happens after death and hope to see you soon.

Mainer | Dominic
Fellow Mainer

December 16, 2018

Missing you today, brother. I hope all is well in heaven. Tend to the flock and keep the wolves at bay. I will see you again some day.

Det. Anonymous Anonymous

October 7, 2018

I hope that everyone can find comfort in Revelation 21:4 where it says, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Until we see him again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 16, 2018

REST-IN-PEACE My Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

July 21, 2018

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.”

I know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

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 seven years. I pray that Euene'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

June 4, 2018

Corporal Cole,

Thank you and your family for your sacrifice. May you rest in the arms of the Lord.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

June 2, 2018


Nebraska Police Officer

May 14, 2018

I’m so sorry this happened to you. Your family, friends, and family of blue are in my thoughts & prayers. As Christ received your soul, may God send peace and comfort that surpasses all understanding. God speed. Your work on earth is done, my ministry line is open to those who wish for someone to pray with them. May you Rest In Peace & May your legacy live on. God bless the thin blue line

Reverend Trina Segna 786-566-1840 Trina
Pastor celebration church

May 12, 2018

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.

May 7, 2018

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

May 3, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Investigator Stephen Trejo
Donna I.S.D. Police Dept. Tx

May 1, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Detective Casey Riitano
Maine Department of Corrections/FIAT

May 1, 2018

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 H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

April 30, 2018

Sad day may he rest in peace and may God bless him and his family


April 30, 2018

We send out our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Corporal Cole who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. May the Amazing Grace and love of God surround and be the strength for all who knew and loved Corporal Cole.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office

April 30, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Corporal Cole. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Somerset County Sheriff's Office.

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

April 30, 2018

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