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Police Officer Joshua T. Miktarian | Twinsburg Police Department, Ohio Twinsburg Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer

Joshua T. Miktarian

Twinsburg Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Sunday, July 13, 2008
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Reflections for Police Officer Joshua T. Miktarian


Our family's condolences for your loss.

Leah Manney
LEO spouse
July 17, 2008

To Officer Miktarian's family and fellow officer's i'm truly saddened by your loss. To Officer Miktarian's wife i'm so sorry for you, I'm also a wife of a police officer and have a 3 month old daughter i cannot imagine the devastation you feel right now...words cannot express how sorry i am for you and your daughter. You are in my thoughts and prayers and will be everyday! Thank you sir for making the ultimate sacrifice may you rest peacefully

Officers Wife
July 17, 2008

As you look down from heaven, I'm sure you can see the number of people that you touched during your life. The community in blue has embraced your wife and your daughter during their time of grief. Please know that the support will always be there for them. God bless you and your family!
Melissa Zurawski
niece of Deputy Bruce Mettler (Ottawa County Sheriff's Dept. - killed in the line of duty in 1983)

Dispatcher Melissa Zurawski
Oakwood PD
July 17, 2008

This is not only a tragedy for Officer Mikatrians family but for the world we live in. Thank you for a job well done and making the sacrifice you have made for all of us not only in Ohio but the United States.

I know your family will be well cared for, but it cannot and will not erase a pain that most of us will never know. God bless them and keep them safe and help them find peace in knowing that so many are praying for them.

Thank you Patrolman Miktarian for a job well done.

July 17, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Miktarian.

Officer R. Parsons
Georgia Tech Police Dept.
July 17, 2008

May God give peace,and strength to your family.Keep your eyes on them from above as well as all your Law Enforcement Family..

St.Clair County S.O. Al
July 17, 2008

Officer Miktarian may you rest in peace brother, your tour here on earth is done but it has just began on the streets of heaven. Thank you for the sacrifice you made to make your community a safer place it will never be forgotten. May the power of prayer keep Holly and you baby girl and the rest of your family strong. God will take care of them.


July 17, 2008

May God be with the family and co-workers of Officer Miktarian. You will not be forgotten.

Officer K. Rosetta
Trussville P.D. (AL)
July 17, 2008

Ptl. Miktarian,

God Bless You,your partner,your family,your co-workers and friends. Thank you for doing what you do, I know you will be missed and that is very sad, I am a dispatcher myself and heard the horrifying audio transmissions from your department, I feel for all of you and I hope you all are doing well with this tragic incident. God bless you all, we are all hoping for the best for your family and friends and co-workers. Rest in Peace,Ptl. Miktarian and Thank you again.

July 16, 2008

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and department.

Sgt. Marco Robles
McKinney Police Department
July 16, 2008

Officer Miktarian please know that your bravery and sacrifice is respected and honored. I will keep your wife and young daughter in my prayers, and ask that my son-in-law wrap his arms around you in heaven. Your heroism will become your legacy. Thank you for your tremendous courage. Keep watch over all our law officers as they protect and serve.

Sherri Marzick
Mother-in-Law of Bryan S. Hurst EOW 1-6-05
July 16, 2008

Joshua, may God bless you and your family. You are a hero in every sense of the word.

Eric Gumina
New Jersey State Police
July 16, 2008

To Twinsburg officers: I have a father who is a Cleveland Hts. officer and unfortunately can relate to the pain you feel and the great loss you have suffered in losing a brother officer. I am praying for you and will ask God to watch over you as you move forward and continue to serve the community. I am grateful for such an officer that was a genuinely good person in all aspects of his life. Twinsburg has suffered a terrible, terrible loss. To his wife and baby Thea, my prayers are for you as well. My heart hurts for you everytime I hear about this story. God's grace will be sufficient and I hope you find some comfort in how much people loved Josh and want to be there for you as well. God bless you all and may Officer Josh Miktarian rest in peace.

Daughter of a police officer
July 16, 2008

My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to your family, friends, and entire department. I know that Angels carried you high into the heavens above, where as, you are in the loving arms of God now. May God comfort your loved ones.You will always be honored, and not forgotten. Rest in Peace, and God Bless!

Dispatcher Sara Singleton
Howard County Maryland Communications 911 Center
July 16, 2008

God bless you and keep you safe on your new journey! May God watch over your friends, colleagues and especially your loving family! May he keep them safe and strong through their grief and turmoil! For those who knew, Officer Mictarian, we certainly share in your loss (and if you need ANYTHING we are a phone call away)!

Deputy Sheriff Russ Hilson
Polk County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit
July 16, 2008

our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends... may you rest in peace Josh

Denise & Vernon
July 16, 2008

Rest in peace Ofc. Miktarian. Your family and the officers of TPD are in our thoughts and prayers.

Police Officer
Holden Arboretum PD
July 16, 2008

I read with great sorrow the news concerning Officer Joshua Miktarian's murder. May you and his family find strength and comfort at this terrible time.

Lieutenant James Bond
Albemarle County Police department, Virginiab
July 16, 2008

On behalf of all the men and women of the Fort Worth Police Officers Association, we extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Joshua T. Miktarian. Thank you Officer Miktarian for your service and sacrifice.
You will never be forgotten.  Rest in peace brother we'll take it from here.

Corporal Scott Keenum
Vice President, FWPOA
July 16, 2008

My prayers and deep regret go out to Holly, Thea and everyone who was touched by Josh. What a terrible loss. Josh was a great dad and husband ~ be strong cuz, we're here for you when you need us!

July 16, 2008

My thougths and prayers are with your loved ones. Rest in peace, sir, you will never be forgotten.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04
July 16, 2008

"Hold Up"...."Pull it to the curb"..."Hello there"...just to name a few of the hilarious moments we shared together. MY TRUE FRIEND!!! I know you still got my 6 just like i still have yours. No goodbye...see you later..god bless you bro! Holly/Thea we all got y'alls 6....God Bless

Deputy J.A. Sampson
Summit County S.O./TRUE FRIEND
July 16, 2008

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Joshua Miktarian. I cannot imagine what his family is going through but just know that there are people all around you to help you through this difficult time. May God bless your family, friends, and co-workers through this hard time. There is nothing worse than a tragedy such as this. We know what you are going through and our prayers are with you.

July 16, 2008

Officer Miktarian,

Rest easy my brother. Thank you for your service. My prayers go out to your family, friends, and co-workers. God Bless You Sir and Thank You.

Lieutenant Christopher Ryan Dee
Fort Monmouth Police Department
July 16, 2008

Officer Joshua Miktarian thank you for doing what you love to do and for protecting us every day.You will be missed by many and may god bless your family.As a former Firefighter we know the risks to protect others and we do it every day,thank you and god bless.

Citizen of Portage County
July 16, 2008


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