Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Paul Patrick Dunn

Lakeland Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, January 9, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Paul Patrick Dunn

Rest in peace, brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 9, 2021

You where take way to soon from us! Miss your words and advice! Wish I could call you from one of my long flights!

Melissa Meadows Flight Paramedic
Vector Aeromedical

December 6, 2020

God bless you sir and thank you for your service.

Det. Sgt. Tom Larsen
Ormond Beach Police Dept.

November 12, 2020

Please accept our deepest regret for our hero, Police Officer Paul Dunn, family, friends and colleagues. Our words can never comfort loss of others. But just as everyone else we also have experimented the loss of our loved ones. Where can we really find true comfort?

2 Corinthians 1: 3. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, 4. who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any [a]trouble, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God" (New King James Version).
Where can we find true comfort? Through his words the Bible. Meditating in his word will help us fortify our relationship, faith and bring us closer to him. In addition, Matthew 6:10 "Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven." Part of his plan is to bring back and reunite us with our families. Jesus Christ showed how easy it would be in John 11: 23. Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.”
24. Martha said to Him, “I know that he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day.” 25. Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. 26. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

Jesus and his disciples like Martha and Maria sisters of Lazarus believed in this miracle the resurrection also, they knew that Jesus had the powers to bring back to life those who have fallen. But what was Martha's response when Jesus asked her: " Do you believe this?” verse 27. She said to Him, “Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world.”

What they didn't know the surprise that awaited for them. He was not going to resurrect Lazarus right there and not as they were taught at a later time.

Please review with your Bible what happens next John 11: 38-44.

Did she thought he was going to bring Lazarus back to life? No. They enjoyed their brother once again. What can we learn from this? Martha believed in Jesus and recognized his was "the Son of God" verse: 27. Then he looked up and pray to his farther verse: 41 afterwards he simply said, “Lazarus, come forth!”
As we saw just as if someone was sleeping and someone cries your name and then you awaken. Reading the word of God can help us through these times. Hope this was comforting and assuring. We will see our love ones again soon. For more information please visit us at: You can look in the search engines any topic. For example, you can search for : resurrection, everlasting life, Gods purpose. Hugs to all and please stay safe.

Estrella, A
US Navy, Disabled Veteran

August 20, 2020

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

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