"The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple, and love without measure." ~Tibetan Proverb
Monday, August 04, 2014
Tribute to Officer Scott Patrick
Next Wednesday the city of Mendota Heights and West St Paul as well as surrounding suburbs and communities with gather to honor Officer Scott Patrick at his funeral service. On On July 31 during a "routine traffic stop" he was gunned down by a man with a long history of violence. The man was apprehended and shot after a gun fight. Charged with murder, he is still recovering from his wounds at Regions Hospital. Officer Patrick, who is a highly regarded policeman and family man was 47 and a 19 year veteran on the Mendota Heights police force. He is survived by a wife and two teen-aged daughters. His fellow officers and the communities are shattered by this senseless tragedy.