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Trpr. Paul Butterfield, Michigan S/P, MI; EOW: Monday, 9-9-2013 - MILITARY VETERAN

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PoliceLink Officer Down Remembers...



Trooper Paul Butterfield
Michigan State Police

Michigan
End of Watch: Monday, September 9, 2013


MILITARY VETERAN




Age: 43
Tour of Duty: 14 Years
Badge Number: 1190


Cause: Gunfiree
Incident Date: Monday, September 9, 2013
Weapon: Gun, Unknown Type
Suspects: Shot and Wounded


Trooper Paul Butterfield was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on Custer Road, near Townline Road, in Mason County, at approximately 6:20 pm.


A few minutes after radioing in the stop a citizen called 911 to report a trooper had been shot. Responding units located Trooper Butterfield on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was flown to Munson Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds while in surgery.


Using a vehicle description provided by Trooper Butterfield as he stopped the vehicle, investigators were able to identify a suspect and located him, along with a female accomplice, at a convenience store in a neighboring county approximately two hours later. Officers exchanged gunfire with him as they made contact, wounding the male subject before taking them both into custody.


Trooper Butterfield was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Michigan State Police for 14 years.


He is survived by his mother and father, who is retired Michigan State Police,  fiancee', and his beloved pets.


 


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:


Colonel Kriste Kibbey Etue

Michigan State Police

333 S Grand Avenue

PO Box 30634

Lansing, MI 48909


Phone: (517) 332-2521




 


                                                                                


This Information has been provided courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.


"The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are as bold as a lion." - Proverbs 28:1

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Thank you for your service to our Country, Trooper Butterfield. Condolences to his Family, Fiancee', Fellow Officers, Friends, the Community he served, and Michigan, on their tragic loss.


Rest in Peace, Trooper Butterfield ... You may now stand down.


 


                                                                                                


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May Trooper Butterfield and all who know and love him find peace.  Thank you for your service, sir.


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Deepest condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Trpr. Paul Butterfield.  R.I.P.

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Rest in Peace Trooper Butterfield. May God be with your family and friends.

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Thank you Trooper Buttefrfield for your dedicated and faithful service.May God grant peace and comfort to those this brother left behind.

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Rest in Peace Brother!  Prayers of strength and support to family, friends and the agency for their loss...

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R.I.P. and May God comfort and heal all of his loved ones through this terrible tragedy.


 

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My deepest condolences to the fiancee of Trooper Paul Butterfield, his family and friends.  God comfort them, bless them and speed them His Justice.

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Rest in peace brother. Our Condolences go out to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

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Rest in Peace Trooper Butterfield. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Butterfield Family and the Michigan State Police.

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 R.I.P. Trooper Paul Butterfield.


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 Rest in peace, Trooper Butterfield. My deepestcondolences to the family and the Michigan State Police.

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Rest in Peace, Brother!! Condolences to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!!



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Rest in Peace Trooper Butterfield...

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 Rest in peace, Trooper Butterfield.

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 Rest In Peace Brother!

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Rest in peace Trooper Butterfield....    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers....

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 RIP Trooper Butterfield.


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 Rest in Peace Trooper Butterfield.  My thoughts, prayers and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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Rest In Peace Trooper Butterfield.

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 rest in peace.

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RIP Trooper Butterfield, Godspeed Warrior


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Rest In Peace Brother Officer may God watch over your family, friends and Department.


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R.I.P. Trooper Butterfield.

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Rest in peace, Trooper Butterfield.


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RIP

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Rest in Peace Brother !

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Rest in Peace Brother !

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