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Detective Benjamin James Campbell

Maine State Police, Maine

End of Watch Wednesday, April 3, 2019

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Reflections for Detective Benjamin James Campbell

Det. Campbell,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Maine. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 5, 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

April 4, 2019

Rest in Paradise Brother Trooper!!!! Prayers to your family and Co -workers. Thank you for your service.

M/Sgt retired Lisa Ditzler
Illinois State Police D-16

April 4, 2019

Rest in Paradise Brother Trooper!!!! Prayers to your family and Co -workers. Thank you for your service.

M/Sgt retired Lisa Ditzler
Illinois State Police D-16

April 4, 2019

You are a true example of a hero Detective Campbell, Your actions and sacrifice in the line of duty to help a Mainer will always be remembered
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt Denis.Duperre
Maine State Prison

April 4, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother my prayers to you and your family and friends

Correctional Officer Ca (ret) E.S. Perry
Californa Dept of Corrections

April 4, 2019

Yesterday I laid to rest my co-worker and team mate Tpr Brooke Jones-Story. Tomorrow we lay to rest Tpr Gerald Ellis. You are in the company of great people and heroes. May you rest easy. We will continue to fight the good fight.

M/Tpr BJ Bastian
Illinois State Police

April 4, 2019

So tragic, thank you and bless you sir for your service. May the Peace of Jesus be with you and your family now and forever. Salute good sir.

Father of Sgt. Robert Goodwin MNPD

April 4, 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

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

April 4, 2019

Condolences to the family and the Maine State Police for your loss.

Chief of Police, Orlando Rolón
Orlando Police Department

April 4, 2019

Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Detective Ben Campbell. We thank you Detective Campbell for your service. Rest in Peace!

DeKalb Police Department

April 4, 2019

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends and the members of the MSP during this most difficult and tragic time.....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

April 4, 2019

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

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

April 4, 2019

Another tragedy for a fine Officer while assisting others. Rest In Peace

Retired Chief of Police Johnny McCurry
West Point Ga P.D.

April 4, 2019

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…

This inspiring poem was written by Jim Weaver, a retired LAPD Officer and former Idaho Sheriff. It is submitted with his full support and approval. We feel ceremonies such as this actually occur in the Heavenly Realm. We can all gain a glimpse at… ImagineHeaven.net …with the faith building book by Pastor John Burke, and his NDE interviews with credible individuals granted such Near Death Experiences. Both my Pastor and Family Doctors feel many such instances are fully valid. Indeed, “Do nor fear…for it is the Father’s good pleasure to give you the Kingdom” (Luke 12:32). May the Family, Friends and Department be comforted as Magnificent Reunions truly await all Christians!

Joe Lanier
a former Asst. Chief with the Jasper Texas PD

April 4, 2019

This shows, nothing about the job is "routine" helping a motorist just as deadly as a traffic stop. God bless him, his family, and his brothers and sisters in blue

Senior Trooper Todd Haynes
Virginia State Police

April 4, 2019

Rest In Peace my brother. My thoughts and prayers to your family friends and fellow Troopers. Godspeed

Trooper (Retired) Travis Qualls
Arizona Highway Patrol (DPS)

April 4, 2019

RIP brother!!! We got it from here!!

Deputy Kenny Smith
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Offuce

April 4, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and coworkers. Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE.

D.A. Investigator Esrael Silva
Deaf Smith County District Attorney Office, Hereford, Texas

April 4, 2019

Rest in Peace, Trooper!

Ptl. Bryan Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

April 4, 2019

Sending prayers and condolences to his family, friends and LEO family in Maine and beyond.

So sorry for your loss.
Condolences from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Lt. Sharon Bliss (ret.)
Canadian Armed Forces

April 4, 2019

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

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

April 4, 2019

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

To honor Detective Campbell, 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 Maine State Police for Ben’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 Detective Campbell’s wife and son.

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.

Respectfully,

Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
POINT 27

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
Law Enforcement Outreach
POINT 27
[email protected]

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department
POINT 27- a Law Enforcement Liaison

April 4, 2019

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Lieutenant E.Kemmer
Nevada Department of Public Safety

April 4, 2019

Rest in peace Detective Campbell.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 4, 2019

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