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Patrolman Cecil Hartwell Hoffman

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, March 15, 1968

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Reflections for Patrolman Cecil Hartwell Hoffman

Rest in peace Patrolman Hoffman.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 14, 2021

My husband and I crossed the Cecil Hoffman Bridge on this, the 50th anniversary of his tragic death. Our sympathy to his family and friends. We honor the memories of Patrolman Hoffman and all who have fallen. We appreciate those who protect and serve.

Caryl Everly Nixon
Traveller from Alabama

March 15, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 50th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 15, 2018

I wonder what the names on I-40 represent. I knew the relation for Sen. Ervin in Burke County, but I just didn't know about Patrolman Hoffman. I am grateful you have explained it here, so I can share in the honor.

Mart Ivancic

August 13, 2016

He will always be remembered as a hero.

Deputy Sheriff S. Hartrman
Wake County S.O

February 12, 2012

I just read how Tpr. Hoffman struggled to become a member of the Finest Law Enforcement Agency in the USA.The North Carolina Highway Patrol. And how he lost his life, and now he will be Honored with a bridge on I 40 that crosses the Iredell County line will bear his name!!


March 29, 2011

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 15, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the forty-first anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my home state and the birthplace of my son. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 15, 2009



March 16, 2008

Rest safe with Our Lord.You have not been forgotten.

March 15, 2006

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