Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corrections Officer Joseph Brian Gomm

Minnesota Department of Corrections, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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Reflections for Corrections Officer Joseph Brian Gomm

Today one of the miles I ran was in memorial and remembrance of you sir. Rest easy brother.

Lance Corporal Thomas Graham
South Carolina Highway Patrol

April 20, 2019

Rest easy, sir. We've got the watch from here

Juvenile Detention Officer David Reed
Shelby County Juvenile Detention

February 25, 2019

Rest easy brother. We have the watch from here

Cp Clinton Walker
Arkansas Department of Correction

November 28, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. We've got the watch from here.

Officer B. Erickson
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

November 8, 2018

Thank you Officer Joseph Gomm for your unselfish and dedicated service, you have made a positive difference and we will not forget the ultimate sacrifice you made for the rest of us. “There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's friends.” (John 15:13 on National LE Memorial). God bless you and may you rest in peace.

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

September 25, 2018

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

August 27, 2018

I hope everyone can find comfort in Revelation 21:4 where it says, "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” Until we see him again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 14, 2018

Rest in Peace Officer Gomm, you will never be forgotten!

Sgt Josh Nyce
Broward Sheriff's Office

August 6, 2018

R.I.P. BROTHER Gomm!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

August 1, 2018

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, REST IN PEACE.

N.J. TROOPER (RETIRED)
NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE

August 1, 2018

I pray that all his family and friends feel God's healing hands of comfort during this time of grieving.

Travis Voeltz, Case Manager
James River Correctional Center Jamestown, ND

July 30, 2018

Please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences at this most difficult of times and please pass these feelings onto Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm family.

CBP Officer (retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

July 29, 2018

Although I never met you we are brothers
Although we never spoke I still hear you
Although I never been in your presence I still feel you
You have took the walk many could not
You have braved situations many could not have imagine
And you have sacrificed all and stood your last roll call.
We salute you and pray for your soul.

Captain James E. Johnson Jr. (Retired)
SCI-Graterford Prison (Pennsylvania)

July 29, 2018

Rest In Peace brother we will hold the line from here

Correctional Officer Anthony Milini
West Virginia Division Of Corrections

July 28, 2018

Rest in peace, Officer. You did a difficult, thankless job in a difficult and thankless place.

Officer Draves
I.C.E.

July 27, 2018

Thank you Corrections Officer Gomm for your dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Minnesota. You are a true AMERICAN HERO !!!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

July 27, 2018

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

July 27, 2018

Please excuse the unintentional error on my previous reflection. It should have read as follows. On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Joseph was killed in the line of duty.

To the Gomm family, fellow correctional officers, and all who call Joseph 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 Correctional Officer Gomm gave to his community and the citizens of Minnesota and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 18th, 2018.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

July 26, 2018

My deepest condolences on your loss of Joseph, may God give you strength during this terrible time.

DJ Bell, COII
Hiland Mountain Correctional Center, Eagle River Alaska

July 26, 2018

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Glenn was killed in the line of duty.

To the Gomm family, fellow correctional officers, and all who call Joseph 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 Correctional Officer Gomm gave to his community and the citizens of Minnesota and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 18th, 2018.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

July 26, 2018

My deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Corrections Officer Gomm. Thank You for your service and sacrifice, Officer Gomm. You are a Forever HERO! God Bless You All

- Allie Proudly Supporting All L.E.O.’s
Wife of a Corrections Deputy

July 26, 2018

I am sorry to read of your loss. Rest well in the afterlife, my brother. We have the watch from here.

Correctional Officer I Chris Bonham
Colorado Department of Corrections

July 25, 2018

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over seven years. I pray that Joseph's life and death will bring glory to God.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

July 25, 2018

My heart broke when I heard the news.
God Bless you.

Corrections Officer Katie Lauruhn
Alaska Department of Corrections

July 24, 2018

Rest in peace brother.

Investigator Stephen Trejo
Donna I.S.D. Police Dept. Tx

July 24, 2018

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