Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Matthew Robert Tyner

Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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Reflections for Police Officer Matthew Robert Tyner

Remembering always… lifting your family and friends in prayers and love


July 23, 2022

Hi brother in blue! Today I am missing you. Funny how this anniversary always creeps up on me. I will put out the flowers and make seven layer bars for the family. You have forever changed my life and taught me how to be a better friend. Love you always!!


July 20, 2021

Almost nine years now and I still feel like you should be here. I miss you so much. You were always there for me when I needed you the most. I need you now, but I can't pick up the phone and text or call. I never imagined you would not be here.

Friend and beyond

June 18, 2021

For the 49 th recruit class we still remember you!

Justice officer III
Department of Justice~ State of Alaska

February 11, 2021

We will never forget you. We will pray for him as he prayed for us. May God give him eternal rest.


March 16, 2020

I think of you every day. I miss you to a level I cannot express. I lost you and did not even know it. You will forever hold a special place in my heart. You were the best man I have ever known. I hope to see you again.

Friend and beyond

June 14, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

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

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 2, 2018

Another year past and I still think of you often. Several of us are going to our breakfast spot and we'll have an empty chair for you. I still miss brother and can't wait to see you again.

Colorado Springs Police Department

July 25, 2016

Heroes are never forgotten. Thank you for your selfless and dedicated service in protecting the citizens of Colorado Springs, Officer Tyner.

Taylor Ramerth
Citizen of Chandler, Arizona, and supporter of law enforcement

July 24, 2016

It's been three years ago today that we lost you brother and I miss you. I can't wait to meet you for our regular breakfast meetings again one day. Until then, I'll hold on to the memories.

Colorado Springs Police Department

July 24, 2015

Thinking of you and all of the others today. Time is drawing closer to the day when we honor and remember the sacrifices made by so many. Please continue to give us strength as we push through and make this a reality. keep watch over us and all that fight this fight. I will be praying as always for your family to find peace.

Erin Gibson-Darrow

April 30, 2015

R.I.P., brother.

patrick mccully

May 18, 2014

Matthew Tyner
Colorado Springs Motorcycle Police Officer

Valor has shown you made the step
Your life excelled; far from inept
Every day was an uphill battle to win
As a young man, you often asked when
When will the crown lay upon my head?
Family, true friends; yes, you were led
Led to adhere to the colors you wore
Your first day out, inside you swore
Swore to uphold truth and law
What happened next, no one saw
We see every day, trying to sustain
The ever present dogma wearing at our brain
You were taken for a reason, all can surmise
Rainy day nights, star lit skies
You are now in a place of peaceful sound
Amazing how this happens, you’re heaven bound
You did all you could, you showed you’re might
You’re in the Lords’ lap, no more fight
Please look down, bless all you can
You’re the lucky one, you’re with the Man!!!

Dwayne Banks
July 29, 2012

Citizen of U.S.
Colorado Springs

January 10, 2013

Remembering your sacrifice and the impact it had on me. Watch over us.

Sam Yanez
CSPD Cadet

January 6, 2013

As we start a new year(2013), your service and sacrifice will always be remembered.
Rest in Peace my Brother.

To my active duty Brothers and Sisters, PLEASE STAY SAFE!

Master Senior Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

January 1, 2013

Thank you for your service and helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

November 5, 2012

May Matt ride forever with clear skies, the sun at his back and God by his side.

Don Barnes
Harley Owner's Group

September 25, 2012

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 Officer Tyner was killed. May his loved ones continue to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To his family, you are in my heart's embrace today. To his mom, I share your agony in losing a beloved son and understand that your life has been forever altered, but want to tell you that I feel my son's presence with me every day and know that your Matthew is forever in your heart and soul.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the distinguished service Officer Matthew Tyner gave to his community and the citizens of Colorado, and the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 24, 2012.

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

September 15, 2012

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


U.S. Border Patrol

September 5, 2012

Rest in peace my Brother!
"Blessed are the Peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Retired Special Agent

August 18, 2012

To the family and friends of Officer Tyner. I am so sorry for your sad loss, words cannot thank you enough for your terrible sacrifice. May you rest in peace Officer Tyner

Y. Wendy Norris RN

August 16, 2012

You will never be forgotten. My heart goes out to those you loved.

Amanda Joy Smith

August 15, 2012

I never dreamed it would be me,
My name for all eternity,
Recorded here at this hallowed place
Alas, my name, no more my face.
"In the line of duty, I hear them say:
My family now the price to pay.
My folded flag stained with their tears;
We only had those few short years.
The badge no longer on my chest,
I sleep now in eternal rest.
My sword I pass to those behind,
And pray they keep this thought in mind.
I never dreamed it would be me,
And with heavy heart and bended knee,
I ask for all here from the past:
Dear God, let my name be the last.
- Anonymous -

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Springs, CO

August 7, 2012

Rest in peace my brother in blue.

Police Officer II D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

August 6, 2012

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