Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Caleb Howard Starr

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, July 31, 2020

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Reflections for Trooper Caleb Howard Starr

Thank you for your service. My condolences to your family, friends and co workers. RIP

A Grateful Citizen

October 28, 2020

Rest in peace Tpr. Starr
May your family find peace in their time of need

911 Dispatcher
Van Buren County Central Dispatch/Van Buren County, MI

August 15, 2020

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

August 14, 2020

Rest In Peace, Peacekeeper

Muskegon Co Sheriff Dept. Detective Darr
Muskegon Co Sheriff's Office

August 13, 2020

RIP Trooper Starr. Thank you fro your service to the state of Michigan

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

August 12, 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

August 12, 2020

One of my fallen HEROs. Thank you for your service to one of the greatest states in this country. Lived in Kalamazoo area 13 years and loved every second of it. We are blood family.
May you be the last fallen in this family.

Cynthia Ann Starr

August 11, 2020

True warrior, thank you for your sacrifice, your service. My heartfelt condolences to the Starr family, friends, and family of blue. Rest In Peace sir. You will never be forgotten.

Patricia Fox
A city of Mason resident

August 10, 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 Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

August 10, 2020

My deepest condolences to the Starr family and family of blue. Trooper Caleb Starr, may you Rest In Peace, thank you for your sacrifice, your service to the community. You will never be forgotten.

Lydia Amaya
Police widow Trooper Craig A. Scott EOW 02/09/1982

August 9, 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, Caleb Starr, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Trooper succumbs from complications due to a vehicle accident. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 6, 2020

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Trooper Starr and the Michigan State Police during this time. Thank you, Trooper Starr, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

August 6, 2020

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 6, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Trooper Caleb Starr and the extended law enforcement family of the Michigan State Police, Michigan.


End of Watch Friday, July 31, 2020.


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

August 6, 2020

My condolences and prayers are with you in this tragic time. I’m so very sorry for loss

Carrie Oakwood Michigan Citizen

August 5, 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 Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

August 5, 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 Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

August 5, 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 Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

August 5, 2020

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

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden (Retired)

August 4, 2020

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

August 4, 2020

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

James P Waggle, Jr.
Civilian

August 3, 2020

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

August 3, 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

August 3, 2020

Thank you for your service brother. We will hold the line from here.

CPL Hanson Joe Hanson
Davidson County Sheriffs Office

August 3, 2020

Your service and sacrifice shall not be forgotten.

Michael Roehrig, Prosecuting Attorney
Monroe County Prosecutor's Office (Michigan)

August 3, 2020

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