Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer J. Christopher Kilcullen

Eugene Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Friday, April 22, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer J. Christopher Kilcullen

To the family and friends of Officer Christopher Kilcullen, his fellow officers, and most especially to Christopher:

We honor your service to your community as a law enforcement officer and you will always be remembered and revered. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Christopher was killed in the line of duty. It is obvious he was well-loved by many and well-respected by his peers as reflected in the loving reflections left for him.

May his loved ones continued to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To Christopher's family, you are in my heart's embrace today. I share your anquish in losing a beloved family member which surely has to be life's greatest sorrow. Today was your family's first Christmas without you and we are also approaching your eow anniversary date. They are all in my thoughts and prayers during these difficult days.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the years of distinquished service Christopher gave to his community and the citizens of Oregon, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on April 22, 2011

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 25, 2011

Thank you, Officer Kilcullen, for you selfless service and ultimate sacrifice. I am making a donation in your name to Ceasefire Oregon to help strengthen background checks and mental health reporting to the background check system to help prevent similar tragedies.

Baldr Odinson
Ceasefire Oregon volunteer and shooting survivor

December 12, 2011


I miss you very much and think about you every day. I wanted to say thank you for making me laugh when I needed to, and for being the first person there when I called for help. It made you late home to your wonderful wife and daughters on a beautiful day, so again thank you! I know you are busy watching over us and keeping us safe everyday, so thank you for that too.

till we meet again,

Officer Carissa Hartmann
Eugene PD

November 18, 2011

It warms my heart to see Holly, Karen, and Joe posting on here so recently...people I know and Chris talked about all the time.

Not a day goes by that I don't miss you buddy and the beautiful new picture of you posting in briefing is awesome. Watch over me brother, and I will see you soon.

Officer Tim Haywood
Eugene PD

October 21, 2011

Chris- I think of you every day. I miss laughing with you, your happy radio voice, and miss my friend of 12 years. I pray for your daughters, and your wonderful wife, and the rest of your family. Your friendship enhanced all of our lives and your death has had a profound impact on so many. I know I will never be the same. I can't believe it has been almost 6 months.

Karen Dispatcher

October 18, 2011

Chrissy....I miss you buddy!! I got to see your amazing wife Kristie when she had a layover in Denver the other day, it was great to visit with her!

You know we were cracking up laughing talking about how on my birthday you talked me into going to Sears to pick up your tool box. After that how you had me out in the hot sun digging holes in your back yard so you can plant some trees. I have never met anyone else like you.

Hey drop by sometime it your really cool ghost form and wake me up at 3 oclock in the moring to eat some mac and cheese and drink a Mt Dew!!! Love you man!

Holly Richardson

October 14, 2011

Missing you Chris, it's just not the same with out your Chesire Cat grin. Was out working traffic today as normal. I know you've got a big job waching over all of us, but thank you. I can fell you there in my heart. Your family , friends, and eveyone who knew you miss you real bad.

Officer Joe K.

October 1, 2011

Officer Kilcullen,

I did not know you at all nor did i ever meet you. Your presence around our city though has graced us quite obviously. Im so sorry to see you gone, you did not deserve this nor did your family. Thank you for all that you did and i look up to officers such as yourself as to someday that was once a goal of mine...Chris you will be missed for a long time....god bless

Brian Pruitt
Just a fan

September 22, 2011

Thank you so much for your service to our city, and nation. God bless your family, and may they be consolled by your heroism and memories. May God bless and continue to watch over those who serve and protect us.

SSG (Ret) US Army Sean Briggs

July 29, 2011

Although I knew you as a DJ (not as a LEO), I remember you always having an over the top personality that you couldn't imagine ever not being around. While sitting at your service I looked around at all in attendance and realized... You always will be around! The thousands of people that were able to attend, and the thousands more that were not... Will keep you alive. Will keep you around. God bless your wife & daughters, along with the family & friends you left behind. While it was a great tragedy to lose you, it was a greater blessing to have known you.

Rest in peace, Chris... Rest in peace.

LEO- Wife

July 27, 2011

Thank you for severing your city and you will be miss greatly by family and friends. Your the best that there was may God bless you and your famil. Thanks for everything it means so much to people.

Matthew M. Loo

July 7, 2011

Just thinking of you, and the family. Man we miss you. Got a pretty busy week ahead of us,and it's been a tough year, so watch over us will ya.

Officer Joe Kaiser

July 1, 2011

Dear Family,
Thinking of you today, praying for you forever and always.

julie philley

June 17, 2011

I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to your family. Thank you for your service as a police officer.


June 12, 2011

Chris - You are one of the very best. The number of lives you positively impacted can not be measured. You will be forever cherished and fondly remembered by us all.
To your wife and daughters - The love Chris poured into his life and work has been paid back over and over in many ways here in Eugene and Springfield. So many will remember your husband & Daddy as an angel here on earth, a true friend, a loving family man, and a genuine hero. He watches over you from heaven now.
To your family at EPD - My heart breaks for you, as you carry on. Take care of each other.
God bless you all. God bless and keep you, Chris.

Sue, P.P.O.
LCSO Parole & Probation

June 5, 2011

God Bless you sir.

Rick F.
Ret. CO.

June 4, 2011

Officer Kilcullen,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Eugene. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



June 3, 2011

I knew Chris for more than half my life, and like everyone else he came into contact with... he made an everlasting effect on me. There will never be words sufficient enough to describe him or honor him, although, so many have tried. The thing to know is that he was human just like all the rest of us. He was a truely special person. I think everyone gets that. But, I think the truely unique thing he had about himself... was to give each moment his undivided attention. He didn't do things half way is partly what I'm saying... but more than that I am trying to describe to you "why" he was so special to us all. He lived each and every moment in the present. He "was" present... be in job, personal or otherwise.... That is why he affected so many people... he didn't go through the motions... HE LIVED.... and he lived fully.... so while everyone tries to carry on his legacy... because we all know what a good person he was ...what a better life it was with him in it... He would want you to know he was human... not perfect... human... his true gift was how present for life and all the people in it he was. That is what made him special. Remember how he lived, not how he died.... that is what I'm saying... His death while horrible is not his legacy. It was how he lived.

dear friend

May 29, 2011

My Cousin, My Friend and now My Angel... even though we had lost touch the past few years (I moved away) my family is always on my mind. I remember playing together when we were young and then the mix tapes you made for me when you were a DJ. I love and miss you more than you know.

Donna Bowers-Buchanan

May 14, 2011

He kept at true good humour's mark
The social flow of pleasure's tide:
He never made a brow look dark,
Nor caused a tear, but when he died.
~Thomas Love Peacock


May 6, 2011

I'm sitting at work and reading the reflections left. Mr. Lewis' brought tears to my eyes. The world was a brighter place because of you, and the thought of your loss makes it dimmer. What an honor it must have been to have known you, I wish I had. I know you are with your God, watching over your loved ones and your fellow officers. I know you will look in on them from time to time. When their hearts ache and the tears flow, it will be times like these when they feel you closest. The senselessness of others grieves me, but the knowledge of true heroes such as you, brings the faith back. I too will start today to walk taller and speak kinder, as you have. Thank you sir, thank you for the way you lived.


May 6, 2011

My deepest condolences to the family of Police Officer Kilcullen. He is a true Police hero and the Finest of the Finest. He will never be forgotten.


May 4, 2011

The sound of gunfire echoes,
Angels look down in sorrow,
Another officer has fallen,
The Gates of Heaven swing open,
A hero is welcomed home.

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. (Matthew 5:9)


May 3, 2011

Rest in peace, Officer Kilcullen. Your service and sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Linda Lamm - LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

May 2, 2011

Rest in peace and thank you for your service, my prayers are with your family and love ones

Deputy Latour ( retired)
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Traffice M/C (retired)

May 2, 2011

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