Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Christopher James Lambert

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, January 12, 2019

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Reflections for Trooper Christopher James Lambert

Trooper Lambert, I just listened to your Commanding Officer make the sad announcement of your loss. He spoke so highly of you. Thank you for your service to our country and the State of Illinois. You were a true Hero and a loyal Servant to others. You, Sir will be missed by all! May God keep you in His loving arms as you watch over your family from heaven . Rest in Peace now.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

January 14, 2019

R.I.P. BROTHER Lambert!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

January 14, 2019

Till Valhalla! First from above! AATW! You will never be forgotten brother. 21st MP Co (ABN) OIF 08-09

Dep. Sidney Elkins Sidney Elkins
King County Sheriff's Office

January 14, 2019

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P. Waggle

January 13, 2019


Ed McConnell, Asst Chief of Police

January 13, 2019

RIP WITH THE GOOD LORD GOD TROOPER CHRIS. MAY CHRIST HAVE MERCY ON YOUR SOUL AND WELCOME YOU TO HIS HOME. If I can be any help to the family please let me know. My son John died in somewhat the same way but it was a pre-meditated murder. May God rest the soul of Chris and bring him to HIS home. Bill Kugelman

Bill Kugelman

January 13, 2019

Rest in peace my brother

Sgt. Richard Tamez
LAPD (retired)

January 13, 2019

R.I.P. Trooper,
We spoke a few times in passing while working. I remember asking if you were lost due to the fact you were not on the Tollway one of the times we spoke. You got a good laugh on that one. May your family cherish the memories the have of you.

Lake County Sheriff IL

January 13, 2019


Mindy Miktarian Barlow
Twinsburg Oh

January 13, 2019

Rest in Peace Trooper Lambert. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Lambert Family and the Illinois State Police.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office
Wayne, New Jersey

January 13, 2019

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

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

January 13, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with your department, family, and friends. Please accept our sincere condolences during this difficult time.

Albany Police Academy Session 3
Albany Police Department, Albany NY

January 13, 2019

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

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

January 13, 2019

We are so saddened by this terrible news.! Rest In Peace Trooper Christopher Lambert ❤️ We are so thankful to you for your service. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, and all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!!

The King Family

January 13, 2019

God Bless this Officer Lambert and family and all those who served and knew him.

Security Officer
West Central Security Services, LLC. (Minnesota)

January 13, 2019

Trooper Christopher Lambert, Rest in peace.
Condolences and prayers for family and friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ Retired
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

January 13, 2019

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 whose 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
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

January 13, 2019

Rest easy Trooper.

Joseph Hart-Bowley

January 13, 2019

Trooper Lambert thankyou for your service to our great country and to the people of the State of Illinois.

Rest well.

Commander Kenneth D. Lambeth
Champaign Composite Squadron-Civil Air Patrol

January 13, 2019

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Trooper Christopher Lambert. Please know we are eternally grateful for Christopher’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Trooper Lambert, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Illinois State Police, for Christopher’s partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Trooper Lambert’s wife, daughter and parents.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department Retired
Law Enforcement Outreach

Jerry M. Rhodes
Dallas Police Department (retired)

January 13, 2019

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 Christopher's
life and death will bring glory to God.

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

January 13, 2019

RIP, Trooper Lambert. Praying for you and your loved ones.

Officer C Curione
Rochester Police Department, NY

January 13, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Sergeant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office, NY

January 13, 2019

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

January 13, 2019

My Prayers are with Officer Lamberts family and fellow law enforcement family. Christopher will be in our hearts and mind forever

Mother of DEA agent, wife of retired Det
Washington stae

January 13, 2019

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