Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

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

May God watch over you in Heaven. We will never forget your sacrifice.

Kenneth Collins
South Amherst Police Department

July 14, 2022

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Joshua T. Miktarian of the Twinsburg Police Department, Ohio and the additional 83 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 13, 2022

Glad I got the chance to hear Josh's story. Forever a hero, doing the work most of us could never do.

John Buffin
PBA 5/2/2022

May 2, 2022

My God and St. Michael watch over you in Heaven and your wife and children here on earth. We never met, but I pray for you and other lost officers every morning.

Kenneth Collins

July 13, 2021

Your sacrifice will never be forgotten nor will your contributions to the world fade even with the passing of time. You were loved by many and cherished unconditionally for the wonderful, dedicated, and passionate person that you were. May your soul eternally rest in peace and may your memory forever glow in the hearts and minds of a community that never stops grieving.

Patrolman Chris Continenza
Geneva on the Lake Police Department

March 7, 2021

Rest in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

July 13, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 13, 2020

May God and St. Michael watch over you in Heaven. Rest in peace brother.

Patrolman Kenneth Collins
Sheffield Village Police Department

July 13, 2020

Still miss you so much, my Brother in Blue. Thanks for the back-up and laughs.

Assistant Chief Steve Bosso
Twinsburg Fire

July 12, 2020

I drive on your memorial road everyday on my way home and decided to find out your story tonight. I’m glad I did, your service is appreciated and you will never be forgotten.

Zane Price (High-Schooler)

January 3, 2020

I saw your killer on a “YouTube” video today. He was crying about how Jail was treating him; how he was being mistreated. I couldn’t feel sympathy for him. He took you away from your family. He robbed you of your life. Your daughter will not have her father to walk her down the aisle when she is married. She will not have you to protect her from this tumultuous world.
I cannot feel sorry for your killer! He selfishly decided to take your life, so he could try and avoid jail.
I can not describe how I truly feel about your killer on this reflection. Only that, he is where he belongs!
My the Good Lord bless your family! Their in my thoughts and prayers!
I’m truly sorry for their suffering.
I hope that their sorrow is assuaged by their memory of you.

Armando W. (Fmr. Officer)
Molalla, Oregon Police Dept.

September 12, 2019

Can't believe it's been almost 11 years. It is still so painful,

Minda Miktarian-Barlow
Twinsburg. Ohio

April 5, 2019

I never knew you. I only saw your killer on video. What happened to you was awful; I have no words for it. But your family loved you dearly. They still love you. I hope to one day meet you when it’s my turn to come home to Christ. Rest in Heavenly peace.

Captain Christopher Di Leonardo
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Police Service

August 23, 2018

There is not a day that goes by without a thought of you. Dear God I love you so very much. I just wish I could talk to you, hug you, kiss your cheek. Your gone, but the thug that killed you is doing just fine in jail. Talking, hugging, loving his Mother.

JoshsMom Mindy Barlow

July 23, 2018

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Joshua T. Miktarian of the Twinsburg Police Department, Ohio and the additional 78 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

July 13, 2018

Josho, it will be 10 years this July 13th, where has to time gone? Everyday I think of you. I have so many awesome memories, you had a way of making a bad day turn happy! I cherish the time I had with you from the day you were born to the EOW.

You've made our family so proud. Thank you for giving us Holly & Thea. That Thea is like watching you grow up all over again. Her expressions, her stance while she's up to bat, even her voice is YOU! She is our precious gift from god. I miss you so much. Love forever, Cheryl

Cheryl (Miktarian) Esler

April 30, 2018

Time only numbs the pain

Twinsburg Ohio

October 18, 2017

Missing you, love you


July 16, 2017

Your family misses you. So much . Your wit, your love and kindness

Still no complete justice. Josh my son why ?? We have all missed you so much. Love you so much my son love mom. Joshsmom

May 25, 2017

Gone from this wicked world, but your spirit lives on in Heaven. Your service and sacrifice to your community will be forever appreciated and never forgotten. Holly and Thea, I am sending you my hugs today.

Shari Shrewsbury - Police Dispatcher
CSU Long Beach PD (CA)

July 13, 2016

Gone but never forgotten, rest in peace Josh.

Summit County Sheriff's Office

July 13, 2016

It will be 8 years in a few days the anniversary of that terrible day. So much has changed. I miss you just as much today as July 13, 2008.Love you so much my son


July 7, 2016

I think about you all the time even though we were strangers. That stop, your death hit me hard for some reason. I think about it often, as my brother in law now works for your agency. God bless your family.

Detective Mike Malainy
Mentor police

April 19, 2016

You touched a community , I never had the honor to meet you but thank you for your service and rest in peace. I'm sure you're watching over protecting your family still. Once a cop always a cop.

Citizen Solon Ohio

January 1, 2016

Happy heavenly Birthday.. Love you so very much

Twins burg Ohio

September 27, 2015

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