Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Melvin Eugene Dyer

Duxbury Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, August 25, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer Melvin Eugene Dyer

My heart goes out to Mel's family during this time. Mel spent his life in the service of his fellow Americans, wether it be preserving our freedom while in the Marine Corps, or by helping to maintain the safety and security of citizens while being a reserve deputy and police officer.
His dedication to those Americans he would never meet but would lay down his life to protect will not be forgotten.

Deputy Liisa Budge-Johnson
Plymouth Cunty Sheriff's Dept.

September 3, 2008

Police Officer Melvin Dyer,

Our tasks in law enforcement are varied and many. We don't expect to go on duty handling routine matters for the betterment of our community and suddenly sustain injuries or death. But our lives are ar risk every moment we are on our watch. For you to make the ultimate sacrifice, while serving others, deems you a hero. Dedication, Commitment and Honor speak for you now and they claim you to be respected and worthy. A legion of heros above await to welcome you, I am certain. Embrace them and take your place among them on the shores of eternity. Well done, officer...well done.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

September 2, 2008

Rest in peace, your sacrifice will never be forgotten.....

Detective Edward Carlile #814
Northfield PD (OH)

September 2, 2008

On behalf of the 5,200 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to Officer Dyer’s family as well as the members of the Duxbury Police Department. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Ken Howes, Executive Director
American Association of State Troopers

September 2, 2008

Rest in Peace, brother. Service to others is a great measure of our lives.

Retired Sgt Gary Baker
Missouri State Highway Patrol

September 2, 2008

To the Family of our brother officer, now fallen in the service of his community,and to the department and officers he served with, the Brookline Police Department, as with one voice, offers its prayers and condolences in your time of grief and sorrow. We stand with you and together shall we remember Officer Dyer whose life made a difference.

May his shield shine as an example of excellence and unselfish service to others, and may the Almighty bless him and all he cared for.


Matthew N. Stein
Command Sgt. BPD
Auxiliary Patrol Force
Brookline Police Dept.

Command Sgt. Matthew N. Stein
Brookline Police Department

September 1, 2008

May you rest in peace in the arms of the Lord . You may now take your rightful place with all that have fallen in the line of duty , defending the People who needed you. As for the Family , you can take solice that Officer Melvin Dyer is now in the company of his fellow Hero's. May God bless you all during this time of morning.

Franklyn Jones / Retired Patrolman
Oxford Police Department / Mass.

September 1, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God rest your soul. Rest in peace brother.

Police Officer #3914
Boston Police (C-11 Dorchester)

August 31, 2008

Rest in Peace. Thank you for your many years of service.

Sgt. R. Gregson
BART Police Department, CA.

August 31, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Dyer. Rest in peace our brother.

The Patrol Men and Women of
Sylvania Township PD (OH)

August 31, 2008

May you rest in peace, Sir! You will never be forgotten.

Police Officer

August 31, 2008

The Holyoke Auxiliary Police Division wish to extend their condolences to the family of Offcier Dyer.

Capt Maura Shea
Holyoke Auxiliary Police

August 30, 2008

Sincere condolences to the family, friends, and department of Police Officer Melvin Dyer. May he rest in eternal peace, and may God bless and keep you all.

Leo J. Kennerson #2814

August 30, 2008




August 30, 2008

Thank you, Officer Dyer, for your service to the citizens of Massachusetts and the United States. Your dedication and efforts are appreciated and will not be forgotten. Rest in peace, HERO!

Janice Brown
Conway, Arkansas

Janice Brown

August 29, 2008

Godspeed Sir...Go in Peace

Ptn. R. Murphy

August 29, 2008

My sincere and deepest sympathy to Officer Dyer's Family.

I was forunate to meet Mel first at a firearms training course and then at different events. I have met very few people who are exactly what they appear to be: Honest, sincere and caring, Mel was one of these few. I learned more than firearms from him and can never forget the lessons he taught me.

May he rest in peace

Sempre Fidelis

Lieutenant Ronald Dardano
Stoughton Auxiliary Police Dept.

August 29, 2008

Rest in peace brother. We've got the watch from here. May God bless your family, friends and fellow officers who all mourn the loss of yet another hero.

Motor Officer Dominick Marraccini
Easton Police Department, Easton, PA

August 29, 2008

Officer Dyer has such a kind face. It saddens me to read of the loss of yet another hero. May God comfort those he left behind.

A Grateful Citizen

August 28, 2008

Rest in peace Officer Dyer, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thank you for your service.


August 28, 2008


Deputy Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

August 28, 2008

Gone, but never forgotten, Rest easy now my Brother in Law, your watch on earth is over...

SGT. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia County Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

August 28, 2008

Rest in Peace Sir...............

Officer Thomas Wiederhold
Fort Worth Texas Police

August 28, 2008

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Police Officer Melvin Dyer as well as to the Duxbury Police Department. Rest in peace Officer Dyer, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch, CTO
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

August 28, 2008

My deepest thoughts and prayers are with Officer Dyer's family, friends and co-workers. I was married to Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002 and I am now married to Washington County Deputy Sheriff Aaron Carpenter. All of your C.O.P.S. family is here for you and hurting for you. We all became a family when our loved ones became police officers and now we have even a stronger bond when one of our family members goes down. We are here for you to help you along this journey you now have joined with us. God bless you all.

Denise Nichols Carpenter
Alabama State Trooper Brian Nichols EOW 2/17/2002

August 28, 2008

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