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Sergeant AlTerek Patterson

Bedminster Township Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Sunday, April 12, 2020

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Reflections for Sergeant AlTerek Patterson

Sgt Patterson,

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

May 26, 2020

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

May 26, 2020

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

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

May 25, 2020

So sad 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

May 24, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Sergeant Patterson.

Chip Nowlin
President
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

May 24, 2020

Rest easy brother, thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

May 23, 2020

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

James P Waggle
Civilian

May 23, 2020

Rest in peace Sgt. Patterson. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the BTPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

May 22, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Patterson. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Bedminster Township Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 22, 2020

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Sergeant AlTerek Patterson during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Sergeant AlTerek Patterson.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

May 22, 2020

May Our Lord have a special place in His Heavenly home for Sgt. Patterson. This terrible virus strike all parts of our country, even the law enforcement family. Sgt. Patterson is a True Hero. My Deepest sympathies go out to his wife and children, and any other family members, and his Department.

Michael T. Sullivan, Retired Patrolman,
Chicago Police Department, 9th District

May 22, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero for your sacrifice and courage. Thoughts and prayers for your family, friends and brothers/sisters in blue. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 22, 2020

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae G Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

May 22, 2020

Patterson family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Sgt Patterson thank you for your Service to your Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls,OH Police Dept

May 21, 2020

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

May 21, 2020

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

May 21, 2020

My condolences to his family, friends, and law-enforcement officer he came in contact with. The following poem was written by me telling why we do/did what we do/did.

The Badge

John 15:13 King James Version (KJV) Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends, (others).
The first responders wear a mask;
"Why?" Some may ask.
Because we believe in humanity.
Each of us, who laid our left hands
Upon the Bible, took an oath,
To protect and serve, this was
Our solemn troth.
Not only do Law-Enforcement,
Firefighters, and EMT's wear these
Badges of valor, but all whose
Reflections shine:
These are the Doctor's, Nurses,
PCT's, our Health Care providers,
Techs, Social Workers,
On down the line.
All of these precious lives do matter.

We knew, when we strapped
On our belts, we might not
Come home after our shift;
Each day could have been our last.
We are the role-models
And must pass on the eternal torch
Of self-sacrifice to our next generation.
We have quieted the child with tears;
We've sat with those those whose spirits
Needed a lift; we've cried with those who've
Suffered loss so they did not
Have to alone bare their heavy cross.
Love is an amazing gift.

We've been called by every name
Known to man;
Talked down those who've sought to maim
Whenever and whomever they can.
We've witnessed atrocities
Vengeful hearts,
Casting lots, and devising evil plots.
Yes, we lay down our lives everyday
To protect and serve.
We are the hero's ordained by God
Here on earth.
Say a little prayer for us,
And tell us you love us before
We walk out that door.

© Janice Bumbalough Marler
[email protected] 2020

I am a retired police officer. I am eighty years of age and now reside in Troy, Ohio. I graduated, in North Carolina, February 19, 1984-1994

May 21, 2020

Rest in peace Sergeant AlTerek Patterson. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Ret.

May 21, 2020

Rest in peace.

J.R.

May 21, 2020

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
12-25-2010

Officer Jim Weaver
Los Angeles Police Department retired

May 21, 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 Sergeant, Alterek Patterson, from complications of the COVID-19 virus. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Sergeant succumbs from this deadly disease. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

May 21, 2020

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

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

May 21, 2020

Rest in Peace Sergeant Patterson. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

May 21, 2020

R.I.P

G P P D. C565

May 21, 2020

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

May 21, 2020

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