Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Conservation Officer Eugene Herman Wynn, Jr.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, April 19, 2019

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Reflections for Conservation Officer Eugene Herman Wynn, Jr.

Thank you for your service and my god great you with open arms. Rest In Peace.

Todd County

April 21, 2019

Thank you for your service sir GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

April 21, 2019

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

April 21, 2019

Family, Friends and Co-workers of Officer Eugene Wynn,
Most people can not fathom the dangers that a conservation officer faces on a daily basis. I am truly sorry for the loss of Brother Wynn.
I am thankful that he had a brother officer with him when the incident occurred and not alone like they normally are. I am also glad that the Pine County Deputy was uninjured and can carry on having great memories working with and knowing Eugene.
Family and Friends. I am so sorry that Eugene is no longer here in body, but his memories will last a lifetime. LE family. Thank you for all you do and the risk that you take daily. You are all truly a Hero's.
With much respect and sorrow.

Cpl Jesse Cook (Retired)
Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Law Enforcement Division

April 21, 2019

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer Gary Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

April 21, 2019

RIP, good and faithful servant.
God has already reserved a special
place for our protectors.
Please continue your watch over us.

Thank you for your service!
Thank you for your protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

April 21, 2019

Rest easy Brother. Prayers and condolences for family, friends and coworkers.

Career Officer (Ret.) Victor Agosto
Chesterfield County Police (Va.)

April 21, 2019

Officer Wynn paid the ultimate price. What an incredible hero. Our family will pray for his family. May God grant them peace and hope and blessings to come.

Susan King

April 21, 2019

Prayers for all family and friends. Thank you for your service . May you Rest In Peace Sir.

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office

April 21, 2019

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

April 21, 2019

To the family of Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn, friends and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, Minnesota.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service.
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Police Department, NC

April 21, 2019

Rest In Peace, Officer. God Bless You and Yours.

Officer Tom Emmons
University Police, University of Nevada, Reno

April 21, 2019

Rest in peace Conservation Officer Wynn.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 21, 2019

Prayers and condolences for family and friends. Rest In Peace Officer Wynn.

Sgt. Randy Keenan, ret.
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

April 21, 2019

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

April 21, 2019

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

Lt. A. Orozco

April 21, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Wynn!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

April 21, 2019

May God bless you and your family. You paid the ultimate sacrifice. Rest in peace my brother.

(Ret) Trooper Dean Aires
PA State Police

April 21, 2019

Rip sir , condolences for your friends and families

Randel Barrett

April 21, 2019

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

April 21, 2019

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family & your Department

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore City Police Department

April 21, 2019

R.I.P Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn

Brian Molyneaux civilian

April 21, 2019

Eternal rest my brother. May your soul and all souls of the faithful departed, through thy mercy, rest in peace.

Conservation officer ll Greg Youree
KY Dept of Fish and Wildlife

April 21, 2019

R.I.P. brother. Thoughts and prayers for your family and colleagues.

Deputy Christopher Land
Macomb County Sheriff's Office, MI

April 21, 2019

Eternal rest my brother. May your soul and all souls of the faithful departed, through they mercy, rest in peace.

Conservation officer ll Greg Youree
KY Dept of Fish and Wildlife

April 21, 2019

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