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Police Officer Joshua Phillip Lynaugh

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Saturday, February 16, 2013

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Reflections for Police Officer Joshua Phillip Lynaugh

Josh; Your memorial bench sits in front of the Minnesota State Fair Police Department during the MN state fair for all fairgoers to see. We have our morning coffee with other officers with you. You are not forgotten!

SAIC Bill Chandler (ret)
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
MN LEMA

August 29, 2017

Hey Josh, Thanks for the memories. I had fun working side by side with you. It's so unreal, how life flies by...

Officer Lee
Ramsey County

April 9, 2016

Hey Josh, I stopped by tonight and wanted to share a few thoughts. I've been thinking about you a lot recently and even came upon an old Ponies football picture of you a couple days ago. It made me think of how much vigor and passion you had. I wish we could have known each other more and gotten the chance to work together. Last year at the LEMA service I read your name after our post. It meant the world to me to honor you and your family by doing that. I know it wasn't a random selection, so I guess I want to thank you for allowing me to do that. Please watch over our brothers and sisters down here.

Deputy J. Kaeding
Washington County Sheriff's Office

February 17, 2015

Hi Brother! Miss you

Sister of Saint Paul Police Officer
Josh Lynaugh #686
EOW 2-16-2014

August 3, 2014

Hi Brother ...miss you :( ...love Sister

Sister Melissa Casey
Family

August 3, 2014

R.I.P., brother.

patrick mccully

May 18, 2014

St Paul to the Wall has concluded, but your memory will live on forever. 87 friends, family and co-workers went to Washington D.C. to honor you. You are missed and will never be forgotten.

Co-Worker, Friend
St. Paul Police

May 17, 2014

I am running in the Police Memorial 5k run in DC in the remembrance of your son and brother . My son is a police officer in Northern Virginia and is riding in the Police Unity Tour 2014 as well.

Respectfully, united in family,
Tim

T Monahan. Civilian
None

May 10, 2014

Although we have never met I will be riding in your honor in the Police Unity Tour.

Det. Ron Haas
Fairfax County Police Dept

May 2, 2014

One month from today 78 family, friends and co-workers will be heading to Washington DC to honor you and your family. St. Paul to the Wall will have an incredible showing of love and support! You are missed every day. Do you run with Callahan and Bandit?

Friend and co-worker

April 12, 2014

Josh,

I am proud to be honoring you and your service by riding in the Police Unity Tour 2014 on your behalf. I am praying for your family, friends, and the St. Paul Police Dept.

Capt. Derick Durden
Georgia State Patrol

April 2, 2014

Josh-
I miss you and think of you often.

Friend and Co-Worker
Ramsey County SO

February 21, 2014

Hard to believe it has been a year. You are missed by many. Please keep a watch on all of us and we will do the same for you.

Friend and co-worker
St Paul

February 16, 2014

Rest in peace, we'll take the watch from here.

Lieutenant Shannon
San Francisco Sheriff's Department

January 23, 2014

The St Paul to the Wall benefit was a success! Your brothers and sisters in blue will be in DC to support your family and to honor you. You would have been so proud of all the people who worked so hard to make the benefit a success. The room was filled with love and lots of Josh stories. You are missed!!!

Friend / coworker
sppd

November 22, 2013

God Bless you Sir. May the good Lord above cradle you in his arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department

October 25, 2013

The planning has started for "St. Paul to the Wall". We will be in DC to honor you and support your family. You are missed. When I cover the afternoon shift I think of the times you would stop by and visit. It's a difficult shift for me to cover now.

Friend
SPPD

July 30, 2013

God Bless you Officer Lynaugh. May the good Lord above cradle you in His arms, and may you Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. I offer my prayers and sympathies to each and every one of your family members, friends, and co-workers. Rest easy Sir.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department

July 23, 2013

Thank you for your service and unselfish sacrifice for your fellow man! You belong to HIM now and forever! May your family and friends find comfort and peace in that fact. God Bless!

Rev. Steven R. Closs, D.D.
Retired Captain, Nashua Police Department, Nashua, NH

June 9, 2013

My deepest condolences to the family, members of the department, and those served, at the loss of this officer. May faith, family, friends and time join together to ease everyone’s pain at this time of loss.

While many other career choices were certainly available, this officer chose to protect his fellow man, and for this we give everlasting thanks. As the Good Lord hath said, “Blessed are the Peacemakers.”

Thank you for your service, your convictions and moral character, as well as your devotion to duty. May you now rest in peace, knowing your fellow brothers and sisters will watch over your family and continue the Watch!

Rusty Featherstone, Asst. Dir. (Ret.)
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, OSBI

May 28, 2013

"Mo chomhbhróin"

Officer Matt Lyons
Oceanside Police Department

April 23, 2013

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

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol

April 4, 2013

Though I never knew him, he was part of my Law Enforcement family and I will mourn this deep loss the rest of my life. My heart aches with all the losses we have suffered, and continue to suffer, through the years. God is our only peace through such times. May family & friends feel the presence of the "God of All Comfort" as they endure the distressing days ahead. I join them in their agonizing grief & remember them in my prayers.

Vicki Hare, Telecommunicator
Salisbury NC PD

April 3, 2013

I think of you often and miss our laughs. We are keeping an eye on your Mom and Dad. There have been too many times I have gone to your number in my phone to share a story or a laugh. I miss our chats!

Your Friend
St. Paul Police

March 22, 2013

I have laid down my life in service to all of you.
I have been a part of the fabric that has held the line between your safety and your victimization. I have given my life so that others may live in peace. I have lived my life as a dedicated member of the greatest profession. There is no greater honor.

As I now become a part of the rich history of law enforcement, please remember me always for I have left behind those who loved and depended upon me.
My partners and my agency, please remember my family, their loss, and don’t let time soften your compassion for them.

You guard the gate now and I will continue my watch from above.

MAY YOU REST IN PEACE AND MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND COMFORT IN THE GOOD YOU HAVE DONE HERE ON EARTH.

Doug Gist, Captain (ret.) Washoe S.O.
Silver State National Peace Officers Museum

March 1, 2013

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