Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Dyke "A. J." Coursen

Beaufort County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, January 8, 2002

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Reflections for Corporal Dyke "A. J." Coursen

Thinking of you this week Dyke...

200 EPD
Elyria Police Department

May 12, 2019

17 years today buddy. You are missed. Never Forgotten

200
Elyria Ohio Police Department

January 9, 2019

Miss you every day dear Cousin...

Debi Miller

September 13, 2018

Next year a group of awesome officers from Ohio along with me will be riding in The Police Unity Tour 2019 to honor you. It warms my heart to see that you have not been forgotten by many, many wonderful people.. You have always been my hero, my love.

DJ
Your loving wife

June 25, 2018

This week your son will be one of the speakers at the Lorain County Police Memorial. I'm sure he will make you proud. He has grown into quite the young man. Beaufort County S.O. is sending a representative, and he will be bringing your mom. You will be well remembered this Wednesday and Thursday.

200
Elyria PD

May 6, 2018

Can’t believe it’s been so long. You were a great supervisor and I’m honored to have known you. I still remember the last time we spoke. Franks and I were working midnights. It was cold and snowy. You called to chat and laughed at us because we had to deal with the Ohio winters. You said that while we were freezing you were sitting in your PC with a shirt sleeve shirt on and the windows down. Thanks for being the person you were. Say hey to sponge and hope the weather is beautiful up there.

Former road officer unit#10 Robert Kois
Lagrange PD Ohio

February 5, 2018

Merry Christmas buddy...
200 EPD

200
Elyria Police Department (Ret)

December 25, 2017

Barb & I went to Toledo today for Cory's Eagle Scout Court of Honor. He spoke of his goals to attend M.I.T or Purdue. You would have been one proud father today Dyke.

200
Elyria P.D.

February 20, 2017

Thinking of you. I know you are still watching over all of us.

Officer Robert Swope
Olmsted Falls Police

January 9, 2017

It's been 15 years, but I can remember getting the news like it was yesterday. Rest in Peace, brother, and thanks for keeping watch over us. Never forgotten.

Sgt. Don Franks
Fairview Park Police Department (formerly w/ LaGrange PD)

January 8, 2017

Miss you both. I have a hard time during the Holidays. I know you both are watching over all of us. Love you Warriors. I see the scene every night when I lay down.

Cpl (former) K Cotner S31
BCSO Squadmate

January 8, 2017

Continue to rest in peace.

N.Y.P.D. Lt. Ray Flores (Ret.)

January 8, 2017

Another year passes as we approach the 15th anniversary of your murder. Rest easy buddy..

200

December 29, 2016

You would have been proud of your son today. The Lorain County Police Memorial was in Wellington this year. Cory, escorted by the Wellington Police Honor Guard, placed the Wreath, then left a rose as they read your memorial. He was able to meet and speak with many of the guys you worked with in Ohio, and heard a lot of stories about you. He is a damn fine young man Dyke..

200
Elyria Ohio PD retired

May 11, 2016

You would have been proud of your son today. The Lorain County Police Memorial was in Wellington this year. Cory, escorted by the Ellington Police Honor Guard, placed the Wreath, then left a rose as they read your memorial. He was able to meet and speak with many of the guys you worked with in Ohio, and heard a lot of stories about you. He is a damn fine young man Dyke..

200
Elyria Ohio PD retired

May 11, 2016

TO THE FAMILY OF DEPUTY TATE, THIS IS OMAR, IT HAS BEEN A LONG TIME, WE HAVE LOST TOUCH FOR SOME YEARS NOW, I HAVE GIVEN MANY SPEECHES REMEMBERING A GREAT MAN AND BROTHER IN LIFE. I PRAY OFTEN FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY, I HOPE GOD IS LISTENING AND HAVE MERCY ON US ALL. DENNIS AND I WERE PRAYING FOR YOUR LOST AND WEEKS LATER HE WAS SOON TAKEN. GOD BLESS, I HOPE ALL IS WELL.

PTL BROWN
MCPD

January 22, 2016

Dear Dad,
It has been 14 years today since you have been gone. I am now 16 years old and wishing you were here to see all that I am doing. I am learning to drive and ready to get my drivers license. Mom doesn't think I am ready, but I know I am. I am working hard in school and getting good grades. Last summer I went to Beaufort, South Carolina and went to a special program honoring you and other officers that passed away in the line of duty in Beaufort. An Eagle Scout had a memorial made that is right in the middle of the city on government center. I was really impressed with all that this eagle scout did. I was able to complete my Eagle Scout Project last summer and just have one badge left to work on before I have my Eagle Scout Ceremony.
I thought of you today, but that is nothing new. I thought about you yesterday, and days before that too. I think of you in silence and often speak your name. All I have is a few memories and a picture of you in a frame. Your memory is a keepsake from which I'll never part. God has you in his arms and I have you in my heart. I love you dad!

Cory Coursen
Son

January 8, 2016

On the 14th anniversary of your death you are remembered. You will receive recognition at the Lorain County Police Memorial this year, and your boy will be there. You are missed Brother. I think about you often. We should both be retired and kicked back drinking a beer on the beach today.

200
Elyria Police Department

January 8, 2016

Thinking about you my Brother. OFPD. B SWOPE

Officer Robert Swope
Olmsted Falls Poluce

January 5, 2016

Knocking on Heavens Door has been playing and playing..,every channel I have been listening to......and then my favorite...the song that made me cry so hard at the funeral."Hero". I knew that would be on the radio today too! Are you near today? Miss you buddy!

Jill
Buddy

November 8, 2015

They are playing "Knocking on Heavens Door" on The Voice. I don't hear that song without thinking about you, and remembering your funeral. You are missed brother...

200
EPD

March 9, 2015

13 years today. You are missed..

200
EPD

January 8, 2015

RIP in peace brother. Miss you and think of you often. Been keeping in contact with your mother. We all miss you.

Duane Kenyon
Friend

January 8, 2015

13 years today buddy. You are missed

200
EPD

January 8, 2015

Thank you again My Brother... I am forever grateful....

Tim
BCSO

December 22, 2014

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