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Police Officer Katherine Mary Thyne

Newport News Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, January 23, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Katherine Mary Thyne

Officer Thyne,

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

I join the multitudes of those who mourn the loss of Officer Thyne and pray for justice for this sad and horrendous event. I also pray for all those she leaves behind but, as long as they keep her forever in their hearts and minds, she'll never truly be gone from them.

God Bless you, Sister, thank you for all your service, both to the City of Newport News and the Nation, and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

March 29, 2020

Rest in peace my sister. Thank you for your sacrifice and service. Condolences and blessings to your loving family.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 25, 2020

Peace and blessings to you and your family

Karlene Dunn (civilian) Karlene Dunn

March 22, 2020

Katie, I didn't personally know you, but I heard from so many people that you were a sweetheart, a pleasure to be around and just full of positive energy. I will never forget your memorial service, it was truly one of the most emotional moments I've ever experienced. You will never be forgotten, and you'll always be in our hearts and minds. Fly high sister, we have the watch from here.

Ofc. Efrain J. Rosado
Civilian Police Officer, Department of the Air Force (DoD)

March 4, 2020

I remember the thursday that she was killed, I was working in the jail and when I went on break I had an alert in my phone of a Newport News Police Officer the line of duty. Our agency immediately authorized the shrouding of our badges. Over the weekend I began to read and learn more about who she was as a person and I found it very ironic that she started with NNPD exact 1 month to the day after I started with Norfolk Sheriffs Office (her start date 13Nov2018, mine 13Oct2018). Then crazier still she graduated her academy 1 month to the day before I graduated mine (her academy graduation date 28June2019, mine 28July2019). I didnt know her but I live on the same side of the water that she worked (Hampton/Newport News). I went to her memorial service and took my son with me who loves all things police, which strangely was at the church I attend. May God have mercy on her soul and may he comfort her family. We will continue to hold the line, we got it from here sister.

Deputy C.Shelby, Jr #1971
Norfolk Sheriffs Office, Norfolk, Virginia

February 18, 2020

Thank you young lady for your service, may God bless you and yours, my condolences to your family and friends as well. #Virginia represent #HERO


February 15, 2020

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

To the Thyne family, fellow officers, and all who call Katherine 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 Thyne gave to her community and the citizens of Virginia and for the supreme sacrifice she and her family made on January 23, 2020.

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

February 14, 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 Sister!!

Lieutenant Vic Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

February 2, 2020

Rest in Peace

Ruth Rambo

February 2, 2020

Rest In Peace Officer Thyne. 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

May you rest In peace, From all at the Shutesbury (MA) Police Department

Sgt. Hudock
Shutesbury MA

February 1, 2020

Rest in peace sister. Thank you for your service. God's speed ma'am.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

February 1, 2020

My condolences and prayers go out to everyone who knew and worked with Police Officer Thyne. May she rest in peace. Police Officer Thyne will be missed but not forgotten.

Sara McHale, Civilian Supporter

February 1, 2020

I have had the honor and privilege of volunteering to serve both police officers and firefighters in the town in which I live. There is one promise that runs deep within these departments and departments across our great nation, “Not on my watch”. These brave men and women selflessly serve the citizens of their communities day in and day out, weekends, deep nights and holidays away from their loved ones because of a higher calling, to protect and serve. Thank you for your service and the ultimate sacrifice you have made Officer Katherine Mary Thyne. May GOD wrap his loving arms around your family, both blood and blue, during this most sorrowful time. May heaven give you the heroes welcome you so richly deserve, and may you now patrol streets of gold. Please continue to watch over us. GOD speed.

Civilian V Anonymous
Member Garland Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association

January 31, 2020

Sailor, rest your oar. Thank you for your service.

God bless you and your grieving family and friends.

CDR William T. Brunelle
U. S. Navy Retired

January 31, 2020

Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace. God Bless you and your family.

Hon. Travis D. Bird
Spotsylvania Commonwealth's Attorneys Office

January 31, 2020

Rest In Peace, Officer Thyne. You tour is over and we'll take it from here. Godspeed.

Jason Cohen, Officer
Wauchula (FL) Police Department

January 30, 2020

Very tragic incident. Very sorry to hear about this. RIP
Condolences to family and friends.

Chuck Cabral, former member of NNPD..

January 30, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Thyne. God bless you Ma'am.
Our sincere condolences to your love ones. You're a true Hero.

Former Reserve Deputy Sheriff , OCSO FL
Osceola County Sheriff Office

January 30, 2020



January 30, 2020

Rest in peace young sister, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service to this nation and to your community, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Thyne during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Sgt Donnie Meaders
Wetumka (OK) Police Department

January 29, 2020

Rest in peace, sister. From all of us at the Dracut Police Department.

Patrolman Kyle Donahue
Dracut (MA) Police Department

January 29, 2020

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