Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Peter R. Stephan

Indiana State Police, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, October 11, 2019

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Reflections for Trooper Peter R. Stephan

Trooper Stephan,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 14, 2019

RIP Trooper Stephan. May God bless, protect and comfort your family and ISP brothers and sisters during this most difficult and tragic time.

Mike - civilian. Sparks, NV

November 1, 2019

On 10-23-2019 the men and women of the Riley County (KS) Police Department and the citizens of Riley County held a Coffee with a Cop in your honor. I hope we faithfully served your memory.

Josh Kyle

October 31, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

October 30, 2019

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

To the Ishmael family, fellow troopers, and all who call Peter 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. I know that that you will receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Trooper Stephan gave to his community and the citizens of Indiana and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 11, 2019.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

October 25, 2019

Thank you for your service sir, GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

October 23, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

October 22, 2019

Thank you Trooper Stephan for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Indiana. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

October 21, 2019

Blessed are the Peace Makers. R.I.P. Trooper Stephan.

I hope the Lord will allow your soul to know that the rest of us will take care of your family. You were taken too soon, we need Men and Women of your caliber to carry on.

May God Bless America and ALL who serve her. - This means all who are currently serving and have done so in the past. Military, Law Enforcement, Fire, E.M.S. and any related to Public Safety.

Patrolman Mark Manning - Retired
City of Muncie Police Department. Muncie, Indiana

October 21, 2019

My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Trooper Peter Stephan on their loss. May our Lord give them all the strength and comfort during this time of grief. Thank you fellow officer for your dedication and service to our nation and your community. Rest in peaceTrooper Peter Stephan.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protect

October 20, 2019

Rest in Peace Trooper Stephan. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and the ISP during this most tragic & difficult time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

October 19, 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.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452), Los Angeles Police Department retired

Officer Jim Weaver
Los Angeles Police Department retired

October 18, 2019

God bless you sir

CalTrans Equipment Operator (retired) Ch
Calif State Department of Transportation

October 17, 2019

Trooper Stephan, I know in my heart that your wife will fill your daughter with stories of how wonderful you were and how much you loved them both and though your daughter has been deprived of your touch and your presence, she will know you and love you through those stories.

God Bless you, Brother and may your eternal Rest be ever peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

October 17, 2019

Our heartfelt sympathies are with the family and friends of Trooper Peter R. Stephan. God Bless!

DeKalb Police Department

October 17, 2019

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 4 recruits, we send our condolences to the friends and family of Indiana State Police Trooper Peter Stephan.

Recruit Austin
Albany Police Academy

October 17, 2019

Deepest Condolences from Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, Session 17

Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement ACAD
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, Session 17

October 17, 2019

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Trooper Peter R. Stephan and the extended law enforcement family of the Indiana State Police, Indiana.

End of Watch Friday, October 11, 2019

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

October 17, 2019

Rest in Peace, Trooper Stephan. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow agents at this difficult time. In your absence, may God stand in the gap and provide an extra measure of love and protection for your daughter.

God bless and protect those that protect us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

October 16, 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

October 16, 2019

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

October 16, 2019

Rest in Peace Trooper Stephan. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

Corporal Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

October 16, 2019

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

October 16, 2019

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

October 15, 2019

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

US Postal Inspector Scottt Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

October 15, 2019

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