Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Tyler Matthew Pinchot

Buena Park Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, September 21, 2003

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Reflections for Corporal Tyler Matthew Pinchot

God Bless You and your family
Your watch has ended Brother, rest now
the watch is ours.
May your family and friends find strength in God.

Deputy Constable LC Downing
Wharton County Texas Constable Pct 2

September 25, 2003

My fiance, Dennis McElderry, was the first law enforcement casualty of 2003. Dennis died doing a job he loved, just as I'm sure Tyler did. It saddens me to know that Dennis was not the first to die in the line of duty, nor will he and Tyler be the be the last to die this way.

Having gone through the pain of losing Dennis I can truly understand and feel the pain that Corporal Pinchot's family, friends, and co-workers must be feeling. My heart goes out to you all, especially to his wife. No one can truly understand the pain of our loss until they've walked in our shoes. I wish I could give you a few words of wisdom to help you through this tough time, but there isn't anything I can really say or do to make the situation better. Just know that my thoughts are with you.

Please accept my condolences on behalf of the McElderry family and remember that Tyler is part of huge law enforcement family. If you ever need anything any number of them will be there for you (as I've quickly found out!) From reading the many reflections posted here, I am certain Tyler was well respected and well loved.

Thank you for a job well done and for helping to make this world a safer place for us all. Please take care of my fiance Dennis.

Peace, Love, Luck, and Happiness!

Jocelyne Brar (Drakesville, IA)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis McElderry - EOW (01/03/03)

September 25, 2003

MAY GOD BLESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS AT THIS TIME OF GRIEF.

DAVID BEASLEY, DIRECTOR OF TRAINING
SUMNER COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT

September 25, 2003

Rest in peace.

Police Officer
LAPD Southeast Division

September 25, 2003

REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER...WE ARE PROUD THAT YOU WORE THE BADGE AS ONLY THOSE THAT HAVE CAN UNDERSTAND THE SACRAFICES YOU DELT WITH ON A DAILY BASIS! PEACE BE WITH YOU AND YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY

J GLOMBOSKE
LASD

September 25, 2003

Our deepest sympathy to the family of Corporal Tyler Matthew Pinchot....and the Buena Park Police Department, CA..... our hearts and prayers are with you all...... Thank you for a job well done Tyler ... rest in peace as you continue your watch from the heavens......your memory will never be forgotten...

God Bless....Be Safe..... and wear your vests...

Vin, Pook and all of us at beyond-the-blue

Vin and Pook- Site Owners
beyond-the-blue

September 24, 2003

BUFFALO, NEW YORK

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS POLICE OFFICERS
WISH TO SEND OUR CONDOLENCES. OUR THOUGHTS
AND PRAYERS ARE WITH CORPORAL PINCHOT, HIS
FAMILY AND CO-WORKERS.

GOD BLESS...

PO ERNEST G. PENN
DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS POLICE

September 24, 2003

FINAL ROLL CALL

CORPORAL PINCHOT...
REST IN PEACE BROTHER FOR YOU HAVE DONE YOUR PART TO MAKE THIS A BETTER PLACE FOR ALL...GOD HAS A SPECIAL PLACE FOR YOU...FOR THERE IS NO GREATER LOVE THAN THAT OF A MAN LAYING DOWN HIS LIFE FOR ANOTHER...BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS FOR THEY SHALL BE CALLED SONS OF GOD...WATCH OVER US ALL AND RIDE WITH US ALWAYS...GODS SPEED TO YOU BROTHER...
OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS GO WITH YOU AND TO YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS...

YOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
WAKE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE
RALEIGH, NC

Deputy David A. Wilson
Wake County Sheriffs Office

September 24, 2003

Please remember the fallen officers we have lost. Remember the men and women who died trying to make this world a safer and better place for us all to live in. Thank you Corporal Pinchot for a job well done. Please continue to watch over us and protect us as only you can. You will forever be at our side and in our hearts.

For those of you who still have loved ones with us please take the time to tell them how much you appreciate and care about them.

IF I KNEW

If I knew it would be the last time
That I'd see you fall asleep,
I would tuck you in more tightly
and pray the Lord, your soul to keep.

If I knew it would be the last time
that I see you walk out the door,
I would give you a hug and kiss
and call you back for one more.

If I knew it would be the last time
I'd hear your voice lifted up in praise,
I would video tape each action and word,
so I could play them back day after day.

If I knew it would be the last time,
I could spare an extra minute
to stop and say "I love you,"
instead of assuming you would KNOW I do.

If I knew it would be the last time
I would be there to share your day,
Well I'm sure you'll have so many more,
so I can let just this one slip away.

For surely there's always tomorrow
to make up for an oversight,
and we always get a second chance
to make everything just right.

There will always be another day
to say "I love you,"
And certainly there's another chance
to say our "Anything I can do?"

But just in case I might be wrong,
and today is all I get,
I'd like to say how much I love you
and I hope we never forget.

Tomorrow is not promised to anyone,
young or old alike,
And today may be the last chance
you get to hold your loved one tight.

So if you're waiting for tomorrow,
why not do it today?
For if tomorrow never comes,
you'll surely regret the day,

That you didn't take that extra time
for a smile, a hug, or a kiss
and you were too busy to grant someone,
what turned out to be their one last wish.

So hold your loved ones close today,
and whisper in their ear,
Tell them how much you love them
and that you'll always hold them dear

Take time to say "I'm sorry,"
"Please forgive me," "Thank you," or "It's okay."
And if tomorrow never comes,
you'll have no regrets about today.

Anonymous

September 24, 2003

The officers and staff, offer our thoughts and prayers to this fine officers agency and family members. Rest in peace brother.

Valley Police Staff
Valley Ne. Police Dept.

September 24, 2003

God bless you and yours.

Det Patricia Hamblin
Wilson CO TN SO

September 23, 2003

Rest in peace my brother—You will not be forgotten. You have done your duty.

You, your family, and all those that have been affected by your passing are in my family’s prayers.

See you some day my brother.

CPL Jodie L. Warren
Prince George County Police Department, Virginia

September 23, 2003

Rest in peace motorman. Bless your family and co-workers.

Inv. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Department

September 23, 2003

Tyler, we will miss you dearly. We are truly proud to have had you for our brother and to have your extended family of police brothers and sisters by our side at this time as we are all sharing your loss. You will always be in our hearts. Rest easy Brother, til we meet again. We love you, Doug and Charlynn Miller

(Sister and Brother-in-law of Tyler)

September 23, 2003

We are sorry for your lose. God bless those left behind.

Shannon
concerned citizen

September 23, 2003

Brother, May God bless you and your family.

Special Agent
FBI New York

September 23, 2003

Tyler, We only met briefly at a bowling party. We were on your team. How lucky we are to have our lives touched by such a special person. You will never be forgotten.
Scott and Di

September 23, 2003

Tyler, you will be greatly missed by all who knew you and loved you. You were an outstanding man. Your friendliness, many kindnesses and warmth will not be forgotten by any of us. Thank you for allowing us the oppurtunity to know you. Vaya con dios my friend.:)

Marty and Julie D.
Friends

September 23, 2003

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and friends of Corporal Pinchot.

While I did not have the privilege to have known him, I am certain he has earned his seat in heaven. Rest in peace my friend, those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin, blue line.

Anonymous

September 23, 2003

Rest easy brother.

Ptlm
CPD, NY

September 23, 2003

Rest in peace brother in blue.
The watch is ours now.

God bless your family.

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

September 23, 2003

God bless you and your family.

Anonymous

September 23, 2003

Family and friends,
Our prayers are with you. Our family is so very sorry you are having to endure this sorrow. He was and always will be a hero and will never be forgotten by those of us that the thin blue line touches.

Cathy Hill, surviving spouse
Deputy Barrett Hill e.o.w. 12/4/00, Harris Co. S.O.

September 23, 2003

My sincere condolence to the family & friends of Corporal Pinchot. Tyler you will be remembered.

Sr. Trooper Keith Miller (Ret)
Oregon State Police

September 23, 2003

thank you Corporal Pinchot, rest easy. May your family, friends, and coworkers take comfort in the knowledge that you were making the world a better place to live.

Special Agent
DHS-ICE

September 23, 2003

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