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Sergeant Steven Splan

Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, August 2, 2020

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Reflections for Sergeant Steven Splan

3 years, my friend. Still fondly remembering our days at TFD as the new “kids” with Pete and Dan. Continue to rest in peace and watch over us all.

Officer Gregory Betts
Dryden Twp PD, MIchigan

August 2, 2023

He was my hero. I remember when he pulled me from a fire in 2011, saving my life forever. However, as I reach the ripe age of 93, these memories are fading and must be passed on to the future generation. May Steven And His Son the splans live on forever in our memories. #liveonforever #splansforev

Sergeant Randy Splan
Oklahoma PD

June 18, 2023

Already been 2 years and I can’t believe it. Still missing you. It’s been a crazy busy year. Thinking of you today and always.

Officer Gregory Betts
Almont PD, MIchigan

August 2, 2022

Thinking of you today. Can’t believe it’s already been a year.

Officer Gregory Betts
Berkley Public Safety Dept, MI

August 2, 2021

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

A Grateful Citizen

October 28, 2020

Sergeant Splan,

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

September 11, 2020

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

August 27, 2020

My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sergeant Steven Splan on their tragic loss. May our Lord give you all the strength and comfort needed during this difficult time. Thank you Sergeant Steven Splan for your dedication and service to your community. Rest in peace brother in blue.

CBP Officer(retired) Luis Otero
DHS/Bureau Of Customs And Border Protection

August 22, 2020

Thank you Sergeant Splan for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Michigan. 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

August 22, 2020

Rest In Peace, Peacekeeper.

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

August 13, 2020

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

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

August 13, 2020

To the family of Sergeant Steven Splan, friends, Chief of Police Noel Clason and the Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety, MI
You are lifted up in heart, thought, and prayer. May God comfort, hold you 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 near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For he (Jesus) has said, I will never leave you or forsake you." Hebrews 13:5

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

August 13, 2020

RIP Sergeant Splan. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Bloomfield Hills

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

I knew Sgt. Steve Splan many years ago through the Troy Fire Dept. He was a very kind man and I remember he was always very funny. He was a joy to be around. I’m so sad to hear of his passing. My prayers go out to his wife and children. Praying for their peace and comfort during this time.

Rebecca H.

August 12, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Sergeant Steven Splan and the extended law enforcement family of the Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety, Michigan.

End of Watch Sunday, August 2, 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 11, 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

August 11, 2020

Rest In Peace my Michigan brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department. Matthew 5:9

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

August 11, 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

Rest in peace, Sergeant Splan. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

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

August 9, 2020

Condolences to your family and fellow brothers and sisters in Blue. May you Rest In Peace!

Chief (Ret)

August 9, 2020

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

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

August 9, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother!!

Lieutenant ( Retired ) Victor Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

August 9, 2020

Rest easy

None Nick Mottola

August 8, 2020

A tremendous loss for Bloomfield Hills, the State Of Michigan and Sgt. Splan's family. May God replace the pain, fear, anger and grief with something miraculous.

Susan King
Civilian Supporter, Michigan

August 6, 2020

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