Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal Lawrence Onley

United States Department of Defense - Naval District Washington Police Department, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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Reflections for Corporal Lawrence Onley

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

Rest in peace Corporal Onley. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the NDWPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

May 22, 2020

Cpl. Onley, I used to keep up with all the LOD deaths and tried to leave reflections for all, not to satisfy my own ego, but to add to the tributes all those who make the sacrifice deserve. I feel I cannot keep up anymore. Your passing is one of so many recently, either through the 'ordinary' means, or via this horrendous virus that has taken SO many lives. It's overwhelming.

Brother, God Bless you and may you and ALL who are taken from us, regardless of the manor, forever rest in Heaven peacefully.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

May 22, 2020

CPL Onley it's been a pleasure serving with you my good brother. You kept the team laughing daily, and always had a positive vibes to share with each and every one of us. Roll call isn't the same anymore. You will be missed and never forgotten. Rest In Heaven my friend.

Naval District Washington Police, DC

May 19, 2020

Rest in eternal peace

Your legacy will live on

Officer Michael Lewis
US Customs & Border Protection

May 14, 2020

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Retired Fire Lieutenantm Frank J Corasa
Baltimore City Fire Department

May 14, 2020

God bless you Corporal Lawrence Onley for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the US. Department of Defense Police Department. Rest in Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

May 8, 2020

Rest in peace Corporal Lawrence Onley. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office, Ret.

May 8, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Corporal Onley. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Department of Defense.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 5, 2020

Rest in Peace Corporal Onley. 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

May 4, 2020

Rest in peace, Corporal Onley. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

May 3, 2020

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

May 3, 2020

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Corporal Only

Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

May 3, 2020

Rest easy brother, thank you for your service. May your sacrifice or memory never fade.

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines Iowa Police Department

May 2, 2020

To the family of Corporal Lawrence Onley, friends, Colonel R. William Irizarry and the United States Department of Defense - Naval District Washington Police Department.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"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

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

May 2, 2020

Salute to a fallen brother. Rest In Peace

Sgt Dale Aguirre
Naval District Washington Police

May 2, 2020

Rest in peace Officer Onley. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Capt Stephen J Capp
NDW Police Department

April 30, 2020

CPL. Onley,

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

April 30, 2020

So sad 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 G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

April 30, 2020

Cpl Lawrence Onley,

Mr. Lawrence or "Larry" as I would call him. We spoke so many times about life, family etc... His stature, personality and calm presence will truly be missed. As a front line presence we all felt secure and protected. I know he'll be that serious but smiling "Angel" serving God's will.
Rest in Paradise (RIP)

My sincere condolences go out to his family.

Paul Charles
US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL-DC)

April 30, 2020

We are already miss you. Thanks for greeting us and guarding the Laboratory from the threats and dangers outside our gate. Our prayers and thoughts to your family.

S. G. T.
NRL Employee

April 30, 2020

The William's family of St Lucia,(Caribbean), wish sincere condolences to the Olney family. Corporal Olney was a cherished member of our family and will be missed. May he he rest in perfect peace. God,s richest blessings and peace on this very sad occasion.

Jessica Biroo (Teacher)
Steven Olney,s sister inlaw

April 30, 2020

RIP Corporal Onley your presence is missed with us daily. In my short time knowing you you became a dear friend. My prayers go out to your family that they put their loss in God’s hands. Now no more roll calls at NDW and no more post assignments at NRL. Your post assignment now is in heaven and your Watch Commander is now God.

Corporal Vincent Walker #131
Naval District Washington

April 30, 2020

He will be TRULEY missed RIP he always kept a smile on his face that would make you smile also Gone But Never Forgotten

Towonda M Carter

April 30, 2020

Rest In Peace...

Retired Detective
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

April 30, 2020

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