Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

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

I am sad to learn of the passing of a sister and hero in Police Officer Katherine Thyne. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed her home into his loving arms where she will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to her family, friends and all members of the Newport News Police Department, Virginia

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

January 25, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Thyne. Thank you Ma'am for your service and sacrifice. May God comfort your love ones and fellow officers. God bless all our first responders.

Former Reserve Deputy Sheriff , OCSO FL
Osceola County Sheriff Office

January 25, 2020

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

January 25, 2020

May your child and your partner be comforted in this time of grief. You served well. Please be at peace.

Ofs. S.Thompson (Ret)
Retired police

January 25, 2020

The family and friends of Katie Thyne are in my thoughts and prayers. Katie died in the line of duty, protecting our democracy and the safety of the people of Newport News Virginia. I am forever grateful of her willingness to go above and beyond in protection of the community she loved so much. She will be missed dearly.

Sgt (retired) Howard Giddings
VPAPD

January 24, 2020

blessed are the peacemakers. may you be honored throughout time.

Tim White Lieutenant
ADOC

January 24, 2020

My deepest condolences go out to Officer Thyne’s family, friends and co-workers at Newport News Police Department during this difficult time.
Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.
Rest In Peace my sister in BLUE Officer Katie Thyne.

Officer Janet Sanchez
F.O.P member Yuma Lodge #24
Yuma Police Department

January 24, 2020

Rest In Peace Sister!!

Lieutenant Vic Manata
Newark Police Department , Newark NJ

January 24, 2020

Requiescat in Pacem

Police Officer Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

January 24, 2020

R.I.P. Officer Thyne. You are a true American hero . Thank you for both your service to our country and to the people of Virginia.

Officer B.P. Engelhardt, Retired
El Cajon Police Department

January 24, 2020

REST IN GODS ARMS. THANK YOU FOR BEING A HERO. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO YOUR FAMILY OF BLUE

MOTHER OF A DALLAS POLICE WOMAN LINDA K
NONE

January 24, 2020

Rest in Peace my Sister in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

January 24, 2020

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF OFFICER THYNE, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF OFFICER THYNE. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
HER SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HER DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.
GOD BLESS

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

January 24, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Thyne. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

January 24, 2020

Very sad. Rest in peace sister.

Corporal (Ret) Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

January 24, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer
Thank you for your service to this country

Retired Police Sergeant
John Bowman
Richmond
Virginia

January 24, 2020

May Our Lord have a Special place in his Heavenly home for Officer Katie Thyne. She is a True Hero.

My deepest sympathies go out to her daughter. Your mom was an Angel of mercy.
Blessed are the Peacemakers.
My thoughts and prayers go out to her Department.

Michael T Sullivan, retired Patrolman
Chicago Police Department

January 24, 2020

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
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

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

January 24, 2020

Thank you for your service to the United States in the Navy. May God watch over and bless your family, friends and fellow Officers of the Newport News Police Department. Rest in Peace Officer Thyne.

Susie Ball
Judicial Process Server
Brevard County Sheriff's Office
Florida

January 24, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer.

Thank you for your service and ULTIMATE SACRIFICE.

Prayers for her family.

GOD BLESS

Firefighter Ronald Lavallee
Lawrence, MA Fire Department

January 24, 2020

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

January 24, 2020

I was on Fire/EMS radio when it happened, and I’ll never forget when the medic called out that she had stopped breathing. Rest in peace, Officer Thyne.

Elizabeth Altenbach, 911 Dispatcher
Newport News Police Department

January 24, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Thyne. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Thyne Family and the Newport News Police Department.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

January 24, 2020

RIP Officer Thyne. Sincere condolences and prayers to her family and fellow colleagues for their tragic loss. So sad. Prayers for her daughter. Thank you for your service. Salute and Respect from the South African Police Service

Constable. Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

January 24, 2020

Officer Thyne, you had the heart of a warrior and you fought evil until the very end! How heartbreaking that you lost your young life to this thug who does not deserve to be on this earth. May God watch over your little girl and keep her safe as you would.I thank you for your service not only to your state but to our country. You are a true hero and I thank you for your service.
Rest in Peace, Sister.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

January 24, 2020

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