Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Justin Robert Schaffer

Washington State Patrol, Washington

End of Watch Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Reflections for Trooper Justin Robert Schaffer

Can’t believe it’s been three years! You’re having a much better time in heaven brother!
John 3:17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.

Anyone who is reading this Justin had a personal relationship with Jesus and is now in heaven.

Officer Jeremy DeLano
Mesquite Police Texas (prior WSP)

March 24, 2023

Remembering your dedication and selfless service. God bless you Justin and we're keeping your family in our hearts.

Chief Thomas S Wells
Springdale Police

March 23, 2022

You were a true hero. When people ran away from gunfire you ran towards it. Thank you, for all you did to keep us safe.
My deepest sympathies to his family both blood and blue. And prayers for comfort and healing

Just Julia... A cut below you
One who speaks for many

October 1, 2020

God bless you and thank you for serving the citizens of Washington. RIP

Rosalyn Wilson

August 15, 2020

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, agencies during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“The peacemakers are blessed, for they will be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 HCSB];

“Those who mourn are blessed, for they will be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 HCSB], and;

“No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 HCSB]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CIMT, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Ecumenical Clergy / Chaplain
Ministry: Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

July 1, 2020

Our family mourns the loss of an outstanding individual in Justin. We met him briefly last summer when he joined our neighborhood. That brief encounter was positive and the fact that he was willing to serve says what a good person he was. I grieve for his young wife, his K-9, and the rest of his family. May he rest in peace.


June 11, 2020

Today is one of countless days you'll remember Trooper Schaffer. Washington joins you in remembering him today; thanking you for your great sacrifice along with his. Our state and communities would not remotely resemble what they are without families such as yours stepping up to do and defend what's good, right, honorable.
"Thank you" will never be enough; and will always be all we have to offer.

I'm so sorry we lost him in the battle. I share your sorrow today.

unaffiliated Washington citizen

May 15, 2020

Please accept my heartfelt condolences on behalf of the St. Ann Police Department. My thoughts and prayers are for you, your department and your community, as well as Trooper Schaffer's friends and family.

May God bring comfort to each of you at this time.

Mary Kay Nolen

Mary Kay Nolen, Asssistant to the Chief of Police
St. Ann Police Department, St. Ann, MO

April 6, 2020

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Retired Fire Lieutenantm Frank J Corasa
Baltimore City Fire Department

April 4, 2020

Rest in peace brother.

Former Corporal Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

April 4, 2020

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Trooper, Justin R. Schaffer, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Trooper makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

April 3, 2020

To the family of Trooper Justin R. Schaffer, friends, Chief John R. Batiste and the Washington State Patrol.
You are lifted up in heart, thought, and prayer. May God comfort, hold you all close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

April 3, 2020

Was privileged to work with you on calls. I always found you professional and caring. Above it all you are just a great person. Rest In Peace Justin.

Captain Mike McAllister
Washington Firefighter

April 2, 2020

“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

April 1, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and department.

Mother of Deputy Marshal Glen Denning
Mother of a fallen officer in Louisiana EOW 4/2/2003

March 31, 2020

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

March 31, 2020

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

March 30, 2020

Thanks for your service. Rest In Peace! Prayers for your family and friends.

John A. Wilburn
Master Trooper (Retired)
NC State Highway Patrol

March 30, 2020

Trooper Schaffer,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 30, 2020

Rest In Peace brother. We have it from here.

Retired police officer Chip Hainline
Ridgefield police department

March 30, 2020

Rest in peace Trooper Schaffer. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the WSP during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

March 30, 2020


Ed D McConnell Asst Chief of Police

March 30, 2020

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

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

March 29, 2020

After the senseless killing of another good trooper (Tony Radulescu) in our state I, like many other concerned citzens of WA state, hoped there won't be another trooper to lose his/her life while keeping our freeways and highways safe from the garbage who have no regard for human life. It's sad to know another brave trooper died in the line of duty in our state. And I personally hope that in spite of all the restrictions in place due to the spread of this nasty virus Trooper Schaffer will be buried with the honors he deserves and with all his colleagues and the concerned public by his side.
Thank you Trooper Justin R. Schaffer for your service. And tell trooper Radulescu when you meet him in heaven that the world is much different now than when he left. Poor Tony will be glad to see one of his brothers enter the gates.
I applaud both troopers for their sacrifice and all my respects go to them.
RIP, fine heroes.

WA State

March 29, 2020

Trooper Shaffer, you were taken from this life by a nobody and I pray justice is served so that no one else becomes his victim.

Brother, I pray for your family at work and especially at home as we all honor your service and sacrifice here.

God Bless and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

March 29, 2020

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