Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Dyke "A. J." Coursen

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, January 8, 2002

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Reflections for Corporal Dyke "A. J." Coursen

Cleveland honored one of their officers, who gave his life as you did, today. Couldn't help but think of you, the church and your service as I watched the events in Cleveland. You are not forgotten. I think of you often.

Elyria Police Dept. (Retired)

July 8, 2024

May God and St. Michael watch over you and Corporal Tate in Heaven. You are not forgotten.

Patrolman Kenneth Collins
South Amherst Police Department

January 8, 2024

You will never be forgotten, brother.

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

January 8, 2024

22 years buddy.....You are not forgotten.

200 EPD
Elyria Police Dept.

January 7, 2024

I recently met some amazing police officers Dad, they made me think of you! I do wish you were here with me and you could see all I’ve become and trying to become. I’m in school for engineering trying my hardest. It’s not been the easiest road but I will never give up sir. I’m proud to be your son and you will never leave my heart Dad. Peace and Love to a hero! Love Cory Coursen

Cory Coursen
Beaufort Sheriffs Department

August 18, 2023

They called your name at the Lorain County (Ohio) Police Officers Memorial Ceremony today, as they will every year in the future. You are not forgotten, and you won't be. Rest easy Dyke.

Elyria Police Dept

May 11, 2023

21 years my friend, I visited you both on the Wall. Be at Peace.

Kelly Cotner
Former Squad Mate

January 8, 2023

In two days, it will be 21 years. Know that you have been remembered and missed by your friends. "Not Forgotten"

EPD 200
Detective, Retired

200 Detective
EPD (Retired)

January 6, 2023

Corporal Coursen, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 12, 2022

20 years my brother, miss you both

Former Squad Mate

January 7, 2022

20 years A.J.. Damn, it doesn't seem like it has been that long. You are missed and remembered pal.
EPD 200


January 7, 2022

It doesn't seem like 19 years buddy. You are not forgotten.


January 8, 2021

Cleveland lost two good men this week. Got me to reminiscing. Know that you are not forgotten.

E.P.D. 200
Elyria Police Dept. (Ret)

September 11, 2020

Thinking about you tonight buddy. Tomorrow we will honor your sacrifice and courage...

E.P.D. 200
Elyria Police Dept. (Ret)

May 14, 2020

Miss ya bud. Keep watching over.

Detective Robert Swope
Olmsted Falls Police

January 8, 2020

18 years today budy.... You are not forgotten


January 7, 2020

18 years today budy.... You are not forgotten


January 7, 2020

Thinking of you this week Dyke...

200 EPD
Elyria Police Department

May 12, 2019

17 years today buddy. You are missed. Never Forgotten

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.

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.

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

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.

Elyria P.D.

February 20, 2017

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