Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Sonny Lee Kim

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, June 19, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer Sonny Lee Kim

Thank you for your service.

Detective Erik Shear
Los Angeles Police Department

June 24, 2015

may God bliss you and your family. you will be missed by all.

ronald ottlinger retired
Retired Cincinnati officer

June 23, 2015

Officer Kim,
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.
Greater Love Hath No Man....
Prayers for all involved.

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

June 23, 2015

To a man I have never met and unfortunately learned a great deal about from reading reflections to him after his death. What a hero who lived his life well and treated everyone with respect and dignity. He will be greatly missed
I pray the ones he mentored to will carry on his legacy. May God Bless his soul, his family, his fellow officers and the great city of Cincinnati.

Chief of Police Retired
Anderson Police Department IN

June 23, 2015

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

June 23, 2015

He was kind, compassionate, and above all else respectful to everyone he met. He stood by the Shotokan Dojo Kun: Seek Perfection of Character, Be Faithful, Endeavor, Respect Others, Refrain from violent Behavior. He held no prejudices, no hatred. He treated everyone with dignity, and was incredibly humble despite being world renown for his martial arts experience and his stellar police record. He motivated me and everyone else who studied under him to improve ourselves day in and day out, and brought out the best in everyone. He had a vigor for life that I've never seen the equal of, an easy smile, and a wonderfully dry wit that never ceased to make me laugh.

I saw him on Wednesday before he died. I remember he was talking about his job, and he said and I quote "when I put on my uniform, I don't see black, white, Latino, Asian... I just see people I want to help".

Rest in Peace, Sensei and Police Officer Sonny Kim, You were loved by many and missed by all.

Pedro Del Moral Lopez, No Rank.
Sensei Sonny Kim's Martial Arts pupil.

June 22, 2015

Officer Kim,was an outstanding man,and I am proud that he was someone that I called Friend,we shared Shotokan Karate together and I will miss him,and all that could have been.

Shodan Bob Jones II
Brown County Shotokan

June 22, 2015

Rest in peace Brother we have the watch from here. May God Bless your Family and Friends.


June 22, 2015

Rest in Peace my Brother in Blue. Evil will never prosper as long as brave men such as yourself stand for good.

Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be called Sons of God.

Matthew 5:9

FTO D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

June 22, 2015

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, Texas

June 22, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

June 22, 2015

Kim family, friends and the Cincinnati Police department: my deepest condolences. I grew up in Cincinnati and proudly call it home. Thank you Kim family for your service and sacrifice and please know that our hearts and minds are with you at this time of mourning.

Major Lori Haas

June 22, 2015

Our, thoughts and prayers are with the family and department in time of your great loss, may god bless.

Larry Kilbarger
Retired Lancaster Ohio Police Department

June 22, 2015

My prayers and condolences to the entire Kim family. You have
served the citizens of Cincinnati well. Farewell and RIP.

Christopher Lim
Brother of Tpr. Chong Soo Lim ( EOW 6-6-95) Illinois State Police

June 22, 2015

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Officer Sonny Kim and to the entire Cincinnati Police Dept. Thank you for your many years of dedicated service to you community and for your ultimate sacrifice. RIP

Officer Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

June 22, 2015

Our heartfelt prayers and deepest sympathies are with the family of Officer Sonny Kim, and our great partners, the Cincinnati Police Department.

May you find comfort in God's grace and in receiving the fullest support from your Law Enforcement family. Thank you and God bless you.

Area Commander
U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Protective Service

June 22, 2015

Rest in peace dear brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

June 22, 2015

To the family, friends and colleagues of officer Kim: I am so deeply sorry for your loss. I never knew him, but LEO family is family. I wish his wife and sons peace and solace during the tragic time. If I can attend the funeral service, I will.

LEO wife Danielle Stapleton
None- Married to an officer

June 22, 2015

Rest In Peace Sir. Thank you for protecting and serving. You are a true Hero and Heroes never die. You will forever live in our hearts. May God bless you and your family.

Police Sergeant Andy Hanna
Los Angeles Police Department.

June 22, 2015

R.I.P. Officer Kim, we're keeping you, your family and all our brothers and sisters with the Cincinnati Police Department in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you, and may God keep you in his loving care my brother as we remain " Standing Tall For Those Who Have Fallen "

Corporal James E. Barth
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard

June 22, 2015



Ret TFC Theresa Medcalf
Ga.State Patrol

June 22, 2015

Sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Officer Kim. Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Hollis R Burkes
Canton Police Department

June 21, 2015

Thank You Sonny for your service to the City of Cincinnati. But most of all Thank You for your friendship. I will never forget you, and God Bless your family...

PO Len McGaha
Hamilton County Sheriff Retired

June 21, 2015

RIP my brother. Rest easy Sheepdog, we got it from here.

Deputy Sheriff C Callender
Bexar County Sheriff's Office

June 21, 2015

Most People don't understand that Suicide by Cop, is a Real occurance in life & sometimes the Officer looses his life as well, like Sonny.
My Family sends tearful condolences to Sonny's Family, Friends, Department, Community, & Countrymen ...
Thank you , Sonny for your unselfish Service .
The 9/11 "Purple Heart Candles " Will burn this day for Sonny &
other Fallen Heros.
Job well done Sonny , Son of Ohio.
RIP Sonny, 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

June 21, 2015

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