Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Paul John Koropal

Allegheny County District Attorney's Office - Investigative Division, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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Reflections for Detective Paul John Koropal

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 7, 2018

Your smile and sincere dedication to carrying out justice is especially remembered the week. You were the pinnacle example of a Family Man and Crime Fighter. Godspeed PJ.

Investigator Bob Voyten
Bureau of ATF

May 5, 2018

My condolences to the family of Det. Koropal. Please find comfort in God's promise recorded at 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."

Lem Toatley Dispatcer
Orlando Police Department

November 29, 2015

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Paul died.

To the Koropal family, fellow officers, and all who call Paul beloved, 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 our 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. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Detective Koropal gave to his community and the citizens of Pennsylvania, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on May 5, 2015.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

August 12, 2015

"Blue Spirited Watch"

Even though the many Law Enforcement Officers from all of our Neighboring Countries around this world have Fallen and Ended their Watch.

Their Devoted Spirits have Risen and are now carrying on their destinies up above in Heaven while awaiting to be rejoined in the distant future by the ones they love.

Richard "Jafa" Oddy ©

Richard "Jafa" Oddy
IPA US (Associate)

August 2, 2015

Brother Koropal; rest easy brother sheepdog. You lived on this earth as a hero, now please watch over us as we cover the watch in your absence.

To the family of Detective Koropal; May the cherished memories of this man help carry you through the anguish of your loss. Remember the man as he lived: a hero, devoting his life to the service of others.

Officer Joseph Walker
Niobrara, Nebraska Police Department

May 31, 2015

I am saddened to see another one of my fellow Leo leaving us way too soon. God rest his souls and give peace and comfort to his family and friends. I'll see you one day on the thin blue line !

Major ( retired ) Istvan Balogh
Allegheny County Bureau of Corrections Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

May 26, 2015

The Law Enforcement Community is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Detective Paul J. Koropal. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go to the family, friends, and coworkers of Detective Koropal. We thank him for his service, may his soul rest in peace.

Zone Five Academy Session 58
New York State Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy Re

May 25, 2015

Rest in peace Detective Koropal. My sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, Military Police, Trafic Unit

May 25, 2015

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Detective Paul Koropal during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May God help heal their aching hearts. Rest in peace, Detective Koropal.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

May 24, 2015


mt pleasant tn

May 21, 2015

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
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 awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just 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 unmanly tears.
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 had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police Department

May 20, 2015

So sorry to hear of Paul's heart attack.
Thank you for your Brave , Unselfish Service.
My Family at "The Little Pony Express " send tearful condolences to Paul's Family, Friends, Department, Community,
& Country.
The " Purple Heart Candles " in Our Family's 9/11 Memorial will be lit to remember Paul.
RIP, Paul , Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan, Psy & LE ,Grad
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, Sisseton, SD

May 19, 2015

RIP brother. Praying for your family. You will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

May 18, 2015

Rest easy brother. We have the watch from here.

Detective C Clouchete
Osceola County Sheriff's Office

May 16, 2015

May you rest easy now my brother. Many thoughts are with your family, both blue & blood during this difficult time. Thank you for your service & protection over the years. May our Lord welcome you in to his Mighty Kingdom sir. You gave all, and are a true HERO! Please watch over us, and let our aim be true, and faster than those who wish to harm us. Your brother in blue.

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

Sgt. Brad Logan, #303
Cashion Police Department

May 16, 2015

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Randy Evans
Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Son of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
E.O.W 10/14/1971

May 13, 2015

Rest in Peace, Hero. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May God wrap His loving arms around your loved ones. God Bless You.

Noranne Stubbs Lenox
AZ Department of Public Safety

May 12, 2015

Rest In Peace Detective Koropal

Civilian supporter and future LEO
Lorain, Ohio

May 12, 2015

R.I.P. BROTHER Koropal!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

May 11, 2015

Rest in Peace Detective Paul Koropal. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

May 11, 2015

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Koropal. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Allegheny County District Attorney's Office- Investigative Division.

Scott Horne U.S. Postal Inspector
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

May 11, 2015

God's peace and speed Detective Koropal. Thank you for your many years of brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

May 11, 2015

To the family of Detective Paul Koropal, friends, District Attorney Stephen Zappala, Jr. and the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office - Investigative.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. Thank you for your service. Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A. S. Batson
Cherry Hospital Police Department Goldsboro, NC

May 11, 2015

Rest in Peace Brother

Brian Sullivan, Cpl. (RET)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

May 11, 2015

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