Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Kevin Andrew Tonn

Galt Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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Reflections for Police Officer Kevin Andrew Tonn

To the family and friends of Officer Kevin Tonn and his fellow officers:

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Kevin was tragically killed.

To Officer Tonn's family, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in the Bay Area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Kevin gave to his community and the citizens of California, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 15, 2013.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 16, 2013

RIP Officer Kevin Tonn


January 16, 2013

To Officer Tonn, his family, friends, and fellow law enforcement counterparts, May God Bless You and watch over you. Thank you for your dedicated service to your community and to our great Nation Kevin. God Speed Brother! RIP


Trooper Matthew J. Demny
Michigan State Police, Rockford Post

January 16, 2013

Rest in peace thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the GPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Lt. Joseph Ward, Ret.
Jackson, NJ PD

January 16, 2013

Kevin was a good friend and fellow firefighter during his time in Northern New York. He was always full of laughter and was well liked by everybody that he came into contact with. R.I.P. Kevin, and know that we will take it from here. 34-0-1 to 35-0-4 you accomplished your duty and you may now return to God service.

Fire Chief Harry Faulk Jr
Pamelia Vol. Fire Dept. New York

January 16, 2013

In the handfull of times that I was around Officer Tonn it was obvious that he was devoted to his job and was also very proud of his K9 partner Officer Yaro. He was always posting pictures on the K9 unit facebook page and working to raise money for the unit. In my opinion he was going above and beyond even before his ultimate sacrifice. I hope that his family feels comfort in the fact that Officer Tonn was well respected and deserving of every honor he will receive. RIP Officer Tonn and thank you for your service. Lost but never forgotten.

Laureen Evans
Galt Resident

January 16, 2013

Broke my heart when I heard the news this morning. Thank you Kevin for your service.
Victoria Archibald
Dispatcher South Lake Tahoe Police and
Santa Clara County

South Lake Tahoe Police and Santa Clara County

January 16, 2013

I was honored enough to speak and get to know Kevin shortly before New Years! He will be greatly missed. Amazing how someone can be so giving in life and be taken so suddenly. May God hold him in his arms and his family find comfort in the days to hear the many lives he touched. God speed AMD protection to his family left behind. K9 Yaro we too!

Marissa k9 trainer

January 16, 2013

Rest in peace my brother in blue.

Police Officer II John Fleming
Memphis Police Department

January 16, 2013

May you rest in Heavenly Peace. May your family be forever watched over and blessed. May your friends and colleagues find comfort. Please watch over us from on high. We will see you again dear Sir.
Thank you for your service. I will never forget your sacrifice or the sacrifice of your family.
Prayers for all involved.

Surviving Daughter of Special Agent J. Robert Porter
Federal Bureau of Investigation
E.O.W. 8/9/79

January 16, 2013

God bless Officer Tonn's family, friends and coworkers and give them strength and peace to get through their grief and pain. Thank you for your service and sacrifice brother.

Sergeant Clark O. Parry
Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, New York

January 16, 2013

It is a sad world we live in now Where those that are here to serve in many ways have to pass in the hands of a idiot with a death wish I am so sorry on the passing of a officer father brother in may ways. From Canada

just a person who wishes to say sorry

January 16, 2013


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Officer.
We in the law enforcement community are a family.
Though we may wear different uniforms and have different badges, shields, or stars pinned upon our chest.
We consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Officers, Correctional Officers and Federal Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, county roads and state highways.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a law enforcement family, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR, SERVICE and PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice.
Daily our position is clear that we will SERVE and PROTECT our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willingly walk the line of GOOD over EVIL facing the unknown with COURAGE keeping our trust and faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for LAW ENFORCEMENT is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
I commend you my fallen brother for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly doing what you loved to do........SERVING and PROTECTING your community with HONOR and PRIDE making a better and safer place for us all.
Rest in Peace my fallen Brother, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN !!!

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

January 16, 2013

R.I.P. Brother, you were a brave warrior and true hero!

Sharon Hill Police Department

January 16, 2013

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

January 16, 2013

My thoughts and prayers go out to K9 Officer Tonn's family and friends. May you all have the strength to get through this horrible tragedy.

CSO/ACO Michelle Boyle
Chowchilla Police Department

January 16, 2013

"There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends" (John 15:13). Thank you for your service to our nation as a military police officer, to the citizens of New York state as a paramedic and firefighter, and the the community of Galt as a K-9 police officer. Your life stands as a testimony to honor, courage, commitment, integrity and sacrifice. R.I.P Officer Tonn.

Curt Longacre

January 16, 2013

Rest In Peace, Brother

Communications Officer
Garza County Sheriff's Dept

January 16, 2013

Rest in Peace- your work here is done. Your dedication and heart will be dearly missed in your community.

To the Galt Police Dept, I am very sorry for your tremendous loss.

Recruit Dispatcher Katherine Shelton
Sacramento Regional Fire/EMS Communication Center

January 16, 2013

May you rest in Peace.

Sgt Gavin F. Price II (retired )
escambia county sheriffs dept.Pensacola Fl.

January 16, 2013

Thank you for your courageous service Officer Tonn as a military vet,firefighter,and police officer RIP

retired fire chief/state peace officer
state of Calif fellow brother

January 16, 2013

With sincere gratitude and sadness, we extend our condolences and prayers of peace to the family and community of Officer Kevin Tonn.

Denise Fink Mentor, OH

January 16, 2013

Rest in Peace Officer Tonn,

Detective James P. McGrath(retired)
Schenectady Police Department

January 16, 2013

May God Bless you Brother of the Badge Police Officer Kedvin Tonn, May peace be with your Family, Friends and Department. I have a heavy heart at such a sad time.

Bob Reed, Retired Police Officer
South Lake Tahoe Police Department

January 16, 2013

RIP Brother

Det. Marc Brill
Licking County Sheriff's Office, Oh

January 16, 2013

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