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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


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

Officer Miktarian,

Thank you for your service. May god bless your family and your partner. You will always be remembered.

Dep Kempski
Union County Sheriff's Office
July 16, 2008

As a Police Officer with a wife, a 3 year old daughter, and another little one on the way any day, my heart breaks for Officer Maktarian, his wife, and his little girl. When every shift ends I thank God that I am able to return home to my family, and sadly because of some thug, Josh wasn't able to return home Sunday morning. Josh, I ask that you please look over all of your brothers and sisters in Blue as you patrol the streets of Heaven. Holly, please know that the law enforcement community will never leave you or Thea. We love you and are here for you.

God Bless You Josh,
A fellow Brother in Blue

Patrolman Matthew Berdysz
Garfield Heights Police Department
July 16, 2008

Sincere condolences to the family, friends, and department of Police Officerr Joshua T. Miktarian. May he rest in eternal peace, and may God bless and keep you all.

Leo J. Kennerson #2814
July 16, 2008

Officer Miktarian,

I arrived home to visit my family when I heard the terrible news. Prior to joining the FBI I was a police officer in the City of Euclid. It is always a tragedy to lose a brother, but it always hits home when you lose a brother from your home state.

Your family will be in our prayers. Thank you for your service.

Special Agent
Salt Lake City FBI
July 16, 2008

My deepest sympathy to the family of Officer Miktarian & the Twinsburg Police Department. We, here at the Polk County Sheriff's Office know what it's like to lose an officer. Back on September 28, 2006, K-9 Deputy Matthew Williams & K-9 DiOGi were shot & killed during a routine traffic stop. They responded to another officer who called for help & when they arrived on the scene the suspect took off running into the woods. D/S Williams & his K-9 partner took off after him & D/S Williams was shot in the head three times, at close range, & K-9 also shot & both dies at the scene. So, we here at the Polk County Sheriff's Office know exactly what you all are going through. We offer our deepest sympathies & you are all in our thoughts & prayers. May God bless & keep you all.

Records Specialist III Karen J. Hofer
Polk County Sheriff's Office - Bartow, FL
July 16, 2008

To the family of Officer Miktarian my prayers go out to you. To the fellow officer's of the Twinsburg P.D. I am truly sorry for your loss. Josh's Mother lives in my County and My Sgt. had to deliver the message of your loss. Josh paid the ultimate sacrafice I know he will be missed

Deputy Capps
White Co. Sheriffs Dept. TN.
July 16, 2008

Rest in peace brother.

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July 16, 2008

To Holly, Thea and your family,

We are so sorry for your deep loss. May you find comfort in the memories of Josh and his life with you. Josh's courage, bravery and selflessness will never be forgotten. We are all here for you and your family.

Watch over us, Josh and and may you rest in peace.

Mayfield Village PD
July 16, 2008

My sincerest condolences to the friends and family of Officer Miktarian.

Lt. Dan Losteiner
Cleveland Fire Department
July 15, 2008


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