Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, May 21, 2018

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Reflections for Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard

Rest easy

Mark Mottola

May 23, 2020

Brother I miss you every single day. You will never be forgotten! It never gets easier...

Senior Trooper Courtney Barker

February 3, 2019

So young and yet so dedicated he risked his life to protect the other drivers on the road. You will be remembered in my prayers and I wish all those who loved him to find comfort in their hearts knowing he died helping another officer.

Holly Rockwell-Celerier

December 4, 2018

RIP brother in blue. Prayers to family and friends.

Lieutenant Ray Waters
Pitt County Sheriff Office, NC

September 2, 2018

I pray that everyone will 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 can see all of our loved ones again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 21, 2018

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

To the Bullard family, fellow troopers , and all who call Samuel 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 Samuel gave to his community and the citizens of my birth state of North Carolina and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 24th, 2018.

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

July 27, 2018

We send out our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Trooper Bullard who gave the ultimate sacrifice for his community and our Nation. May the healing grace of God be a strength to all who knew and loved him.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County MI Sheriff's Office

June 27, 2018

Never doubt how much your service meant to our entire state, for it is evident in our collective sorrow and grief for the loss of sam. His death is no more in vain than those of our forefathers in the militias. He is a hero to us all and we wish him well in his journey to the heavens.May his brothers feel our love and it help to sustain them as they fight a battle every day so that we may live in freedom and without tyranny. Thank you Samual Bullard!!!!RIP!

deanne carroll

June 8, 2018

R.I.P. BROTHER Bullard!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

June 6, 2018

Trooper Bullard,

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



June 2, 2018

Rest in Peace my Brother for your work is done. You have served with Honor and Dignity. May God surely bless you as you are by His side.

1st Sgt. T H Hall
Stokes Co Sheriff's Office

May 30, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue.

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

May 29, 2018

Rest in peace brother. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten....................

Det. Sgt. Edward Carlile
Northfield Village Police Dept (OH)

May 29, 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 29, 2018

May God bless you and your family. May God help your colleagues and your family through this rough time. May you rest in peace my brother in blue.

(Ret.) Tpr. Dean Aires
PA State Police

May 28, 2018

We offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of Trooper Samuel Newton Bullard and we honor his distinguished service to the cause of justice and peace. Sadly, our nation has lost one of its finest citizens, a community has lost a friend and protector, and a family has lost an example of character and courage who they will love and respect forever. 

To the family, friends, and colleagues of Trooper Bullard, I would like you to know that a lot of people pray for you, and my hope is that their prayers will give you the strength necessary to move on.  Just as you were always with him in the course of his duties, know that he will always be with you - wherever you may be.  In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Trooper Bullard is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family, and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

FBI Special Agent
FBI Washington, DC

May 27, 2018

God bless you Trooper Bullard. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and your family both blood and law enforcement.

Fire Chiefs and firefighters
Davie County NC Fire Departments

May 27, 2018

Very sorry to hear the news... Rest in peace. My thoughts are extended to family, friends and fellow officers.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

May 27, 2018

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

May 27, 2018

RIP Trooper, you will always be remembered.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.

May 26, 2018

Rest In Peace E-532..... You will never be forgotten!

Trooper Charles Montgomery
North Carolina Highway Patrol

May 26, 2018

"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."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

May 26, 2018

Trooper Bullard, the animal responsible for your death being in custody is gratifying and God willing, will be punished fully. Sadly, that does not bring you back. I pray for all those you leave behind as they deal with this awful pain and know, so long as they keep you in their hearts and minds, you shall never truly be gone.

God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

May 26, 2018

It was an honor to participate in your service today brother. You were given a proper send off. Til Valhalla, we have your watch.

Police Officer A Henson
Asheboro Police Department

May 25, 2018

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