Lieutenant John Reynolds

Lieutenant John Reynolds

Garden Grove Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, January 17, 2021

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John Reynolds

Lieutenant John Reynolds died of complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in a confirmed exposure while on duty.

Lieutenant Reynolds had served with the Garden Grove Police Department for 25 years and had previously served with the Orange County Probation Department for nine years. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.

Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 34 years
  • Badge 0017

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 17, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Thank you to everyone for the memories, support, respect, love, and prayers.

Jena Reynolds
Wife/Widow of Lt. John Reynolds
Garden Grove Police Department EOW- 01/17/21

February 13, 2021

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