Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Paul Dunn

Lakeland Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, January 9, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Paul Dunn

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, agencies during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“The peacemakers are blessed, for they will be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 HCSB];

“Those who mourn are blessed, for they will be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 HCSB], and;

“No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 HCSB]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CIMT, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Ecumenical Clergy / Chaplain
Ministry: Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

July 1, 2020

Laying down their lives like angels in disguise
They're weak but always willing
They dare to do the hard things
And in the dark and desperate places no one else goes
You'll find the heroes
You'll find the heroes
(lyrics by Casting Crowns)
Merciful Father in heaven, surround Paul's family with a hedge of protection and open the heavens and pour out blessings in his loved ones lives. Amen


May 29, 2020

You are missed brother. It hasn't been the same without you here. I know you are looking over us from heaven. Rest easy brother. You truly were amazing. Thank you for serving your country proud Marine and for serving the citizens selflessly.

Motor Ofc. Sullivan, M. #332
Lakeland Police Department

May 22, 2020

RIP Officer Dunn. Thank you for your service to the country and the citizens of Lakeland

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

May 20, 2020

Officer Dunn,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 30, 2020

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

To the Dunn 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. I know that that you will receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Officer Dunn gave to his community and the citizens of Florida and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 9, 2020.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 14, 2020

Rest easy brother. May the Lord welcome you with open arms.

Detective Doug Cruz
Martin County Sheriff's Office

February 6, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 6, 2020

Thank you for your service sir GOD BLESS.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

February 5, 2020

Rest In Peace. Thank you for your service. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

Deputy Director Michael Karnbach
GA Drugs and Narcotics Agency

February 1, 2020

God bless your family, friends, co workers, and department during their time of sorrow.

Retired Deputy Sheriff Jeff Mayo
Brother of D.F.C. Hilery A. Mayo Jr. E.O.W. 06-09-07.
Trustee, Police Unity Tour Chapter VIII

January 27, 2020

Officer Dunn, I Thank you for your service to your state and our country! May God comfort your family and Bless them as they learn to live without you now. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

January 24, 2020

My prayers and thoughts goes out to Officer Paul Dunn Family and also to his fellow officers R .I.P. Thanks for your services God bless.

Dr Isaiah O. Reid Forensic Science and Criminal Justice Student

January 23, 2020

Officer Dunn, thank you for all your service to this nation God Bless you and all those you leave behind, though if they keep you forever in their hearts and minds, you will never truly be gone, Brother. Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

January 22, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Dunn. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Lakeland Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 22, 2020

Rest In Peace Officer.
Well take on the fight from here.


January 21, 2020

RIP Brother.

Trf Ofc. (ret) G V Daunhauer
Jacksonville Sheriff Office

January 21, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Dunn. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the LPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

January 21, 2020

I have known Paul for over 28 years from when we jointly served in the United States Marine Corps . Through the years there were times when we lost contact however I always regarded him as a true friend. He was fiercely devoted to his family and considered it an honor and duty to serve and both the Marine Corps and as a police officer.
Paul you are missed.
Sepius Exertus (Often Tested)
Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful)
Fraters Infinitas (Brothers Forever)

Gary Spinelli
Lieutenant Colonel USMC (retired)

January 19, 2020

Paul, it’s hard to believe you’re not here anymore. I won’t see you around when I stop by your favorite detail spots. Miss you brother! Ride free!

Officer David Heptinstall
Haines City Police a Department

January 18, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the tragic death of Officer Dunn.

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

January 16, 2020

On behalf of Moms Back the Blue of the St. Louis County Police Family Association, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the family (blood and blue) and friends of Officer Dunn.
We will be forever indebted to you for your selfless service and sacrifice.
Always Honored; Never Forgotten

Proud Moms from
Moms Back the Blue of the
St. Louis County Police Family Association

January 16, 2020

R.I.P. Officer Dunn. Thank you for your services and sacrifices. Our Deepest condolences to your loved ones and your fellow fellow officers nationwide.God Bless You All...

N/A rachel

January 16, 2020

Rest easy my Brother.

Deputy Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office NM Retired.

January 16, 2020

Thank you for your time and service

Dominick Murry

January 16, 2020

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