Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Bryan Joseph Durman

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Reflections for Police Officer Bryan Joseph Durman

Thank you for your sevice and dedication.Bless you and God speed.We now have the watch.

Deputy R. L. Matthews
Father of Deputy C. Brian Matthews EOW 9-30-05

May 1, 2010

God be with Officer Durman's family, his wife and son, as well as the ones that continue to protect our community. I've spoken with Officer Durman numerous times, and he seemed like such a honorable person. Peace be with you Officer Durman, your fellow officers have your watch.

Police Officer's Wife

May 1, 2010

I remember when you first came and and rode with me and we chased down a hit and run Driver.... Then not long after you and your FTO had to deal with the vicious Pit Bull call.. You were a great Guy and an awesome Officer, and will be missed...


Officer J Wade
Lexington P.D.

May 1, 2010

St. Micheal, Heaven's glorious Commissioner of Police, who once so neatly and successfully cleared Gods premises of all its undesirables,look with kindly and professional eye on your earthly force.
And when we lay down our night sticks, enroll us in your Heavenly Force, where we will be as proud to guard the thorne of God as we have been to guard the city of men. Amen.
You will truely be missed I thank you for the brief time we had together. We have all lost a truely great person and fellow officer. You will never be forgotten.

Joseph Holland
Lexington Police / Co- worker

May 1, 2010

Thank You Ptl. Bryan Durman for your service. May God bless your family during their time of need. R.I.P

Corporal Shrum

May 1, 2010

My thoughts are with the Family, Friends and Co Workers of Officer Durman. R.I.P Sir!

Sgt Jean Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP-Service, Traffic Unit North

May 1, 2010

Thank you for your dedicated service and sacrifice to the job that you loved. God bless you and your family. This city and this state will miss you. Rest in peace.

Parole Officer Monty Corbett
Kentucky Department of Corrections-Fayette County

May 1, 2010

All though we never met, you are my husband’s brother in uniform! I am so very sad your life had to be cut short and my heart is breaking for your family. Now you are in a wonderful place and you have to ability to shine down on your family and keep them safe. Please do me a favor and protect the rest of your brothers in uniform as well. Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace with your great Father!!!

Officers Wife
WV State Police

May 1, 2010

For Police Officer Bryan J. Durman:

Our duty as an officer on patrol takes us to the scene of both the routine and the unusual. Sometimes in the process of investigation, a moment of concentration makes us unaware of the danger that lurks. On these occasions, that most all of us who patrol have experienced, the worst can occur. Today our brother Bryan was a casualty doing what many of us have be so fortunate to avoid more by luck than by skill. We regret learning of Bryan's appointment with Eternity. We rely upon assisting officers to bring justice in this case.

We pray for Bryan's family, friends, co-workers and all who care about him. May they be ready to reach-out to one another as the need arises.

I am proud to render Officer Bryan Durman a final salute.

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

May 1, 2010

Thank you for your sacrifice and may you rest in peace.

Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney

May 1, 2010

Officer Durman, may you rest easy knowing that your brothers/sisters is blue have the walk from here. They will continue the fight on the streets to make it safer. God Speed!

Heather Duncan
Ross County Ohio Deputy Sheriff

May 1, 2010

Praying for your family and your Lexington PD family. There is no greater love than a man that will lay his life down for his friends...Thank you for your service. You can now go walk your beat on heaven's streets and watch over those who still protect us here on earth. The thin blue line is a bit thinner today. God Bless and Keep You.

The Proud Wife of an Officer
Bowling Green, KY

May 1, 2010

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

May 1, 2010

Officer Bryan J. Durman's Family, Friends and all the Lexington PD Units and LEO's in the Commonwealth are in my Prayers, thoughts and have my Heartfelt Sympathy. So very sorry my Brother. Have had many good Friends at the Lexington PD over the years............your murder hurts my heart so much.
Thank YOU for your Service. God Bless.

Kentucky Retired

May 1, 2010

RIP Brother Bryan.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

May 1, 2010

Rest in Peace Officer Durman. This is a reminder to all just how dangerous our job is. To the men and women of The Lexington-Fayette Police, as you mourn ,you still serve , stay alert during this trying time.

Bryan J. Bates PO4
Knoxville Police Department Tn./Bluehawks

May 1, 2010

I didnt know you , but I lost a brother when you were taken. I hope your family can take comfort in knowing that you are in a better place now, watching over your family and fellow officers. Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now.

Ofc Dale Cottongim
Louisville Metro Police

May 1, 2010

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Durman as well as the brotherhood at Lexington-Fayette Urban County Police Department. May you rest in God's eternal peace our brother!

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse (NY) Police Department

May 1, 2010

Thank you for your service. Rest in peace Officer Durman.

Dispatcher Kenneth Love
Hickman Police Dept

May 1, 2010

Bryan- We all know that our Department has been given an angel to keep watch over us. No words or emotions can describe the hurt and pain we are all feeling. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Muravchick--- Class 122007

Brandon Muravchick
Lexington Police 122007

May 1, 2010

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service.

Deputy Sheriff
Covinton County Sheriff's Dept. (Mississippi)

April 30, 2010


Deputy J.D.Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

April 30, 2010

We shared the same streets, drove the same cruisers, laughed with the same friends. We will miss your smile and big heart. Thank you for blessing us with your short life. I know you led us to that suspect last night and kept a watch over your Brothers while we finished your tour of duty. Never forgotten!

Officer John Boyle
Lexington Police Department

April 30, 2010

Dear Family, Friends, and Co-Workers of Police Officer Bryan J. Durman,

We are so sorry to here about your tragic loss of Police Officer Bryan J. Durman. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in support during this very difficult time. We know that sometimes there is little comfort that comes from words. Keep focused as you can on the memories and joyous times for these things may bring you comfort. Rely heavily on family, friends, and other law enforcement for support. Honor your fallen loved one, for their sacrifice will not be forgotten. Police Officer Bryan J. Durman is a hero.


Alissa Scott
Widow of Beryl Wayne Scott
E.O.W. 09-10-02

Lisa Schultz
Widow of Don Schultz
E.O.W. 05-12-04

Co-Founders of Survivor Help Network


April 30, 2010

Go easy my brother. You may be gone, but you will never be forgotten.

Officer, Richard Jensen
Metro Transit Police

April 30, 2010

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