Trooper Butterfield

Governor calls trooper’s death senseless, honors Butterfield

September 10, 2013

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder released the following statement after the death of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield of the Hart Post in the line of duty on Monday. “This senseless incident is a grim reminder that our brave public safety officers put their lives on the line every day when they go to work protecting Michiganders. They…

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Trooper Butterfield loved his job

September 10, 2013
Trooper Butterfield loved his job

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. Trooper Paul Butterfield loved his job. He was a respected law enforcement officer, member of the community and friend to many. The 43-year-old Michigan State Police trooper died Monday night as a result of a gunshot wound to the head. He was on a routine traffic stop on North Custer Road in Free Soil Township. The…

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Trooper dies following shooting; suspect shot

September 10, 2013
Trooper dies following shooting; suspect shot

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. FREE SOIL TWP. — Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield of Manistee has died as a result of being shot in the head Monday evening following what appeared to be a routine traffic stop on North Custer Road near Townline Road, WOOD-TV 8 of Grand Rapids has reported. Michigan State Police First Lt. Chris McIntire, commander…

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