Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Paul Elmstrand

Burnsville Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Sunday, February 18, 2024

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Reflections for Police Officer Paul Elmstrand

God bless you brother

Rest easy have a peacfull slumber you did good

Tyler collins
Citizen

March 22, 2024

Rest Easy Brothers. We will take up the Watch from here! We all know we get into this career to serve and we all know the Dangers we can face. So sorry for the loss that your family has to endure in your such untimely and early departure. We can only believe God must have needed 2 more Guardian Angels to watch over us down here. Much Respect for your Bravery!

Sergeant Steven Dellinger
York County Sheriff’s office

March 12, 2024

Officer Elmstrand, may God and St. Michael watch over you, Officer Ruge, and Fire Fighter Finseth.

Patrolman Kenneth Collins
South Amherst Police Department

March 11, 2024

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

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

March 5, 2024

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 3, 2024

Our Hearts are Heavy with the Loss of Police Officer Paul Elmstrand, a Brave Guardian who Dedicated his life to Protecting and Serving!
May Police Officer Paul Elmstrand's Legacy Shine Brightly, forever reminding us of the Selfless Sacrifices made by Officer Paul Elmstrand.
God Bless the Family and Colleagues.

Survivor / Wife Chrisy Henderson
Polk County Sheriff’s Office GA. S-6

March 1, 2024

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.
Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (SAC)
Orlando Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 29, 2024

Dear HERO Officer Paul Elmstrand.
May your family find peace after your unselfish sacrifice. God Bless you for your service!

Jennifer Gilyard
Civilian-Minnesota
Backing the Blue!

February 28, 2024

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service to protect your community.
Your dedication to service and your ultimate sacrifice shall not be forgotten.

James P. Waggle, Jr.
US Army Veteran (SFC)
Civilian

February 25, 2024

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

February 23, 2024

Dear Chief of Police Tanya Schwartz:

I hope this letter finds you well, though I understand it is an incredibly tough time for you and everyone connected to your department. I am writing to extend my heartfelt sympathy and deepest condolences for the loss of Police Officer Paul Elmstrand, a brave and dedicated professional.

The news of Police Officer Elmstrand’s death has deeply saddened me and my entire family. The sacrifice that he made while protecting and serving your community is a testament to the selfless and courageous nature of law enforcement officers like him. We can never truly comprehend the risks and challenges faced by those in law enforcement, and we are forever indebted to them for their unwavering commitment to keeping us safe.

Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with Police Officer Elmstrand’s family, friends, and colleagues during this immensely challenging time. Their loss is immeasurable, and we can only hope that the outpouring of support from the community can offer some comfort in these trying times.

In times like these, we must remember the positive impact Police Officer Elmstrand had on countless lives throughout his life and career. The memories of his dedication, kindness, and professionalism will remain etched in the hearts of those who had the privilege to know him.

To you, Chief Schwartz, and the entire Burnsville Police Department, my family and I want to express our gratitude for the vital work you do each day, often in the face of danger and adversity. The sacrifice of your fallen colleague serves as a stark reminder of the dangers that come with your line of duty. Despite the risks, you continue to serve with integrity and unwavering commitment, and for that, we are immensely thankful.

Having served 44 years as a Law Enforcement Professional, my family stands with you during this time of mourning. Please do not hesitate to reach out if there is anything we can do to support you and your department during this difficult period.

May the memories of Police Officer Elmstrand be a source of strength and may his legacy inspire others to follow in his footsteps of honor and service. We will forever be indebted to the sacrifice he made to keep us safe.

With deepest sympathy,

Don P. Jensen Sr. - PM, PP, PGP, DrE
Chief of Police (retired)

February 23, 2024

Rest in peace brother

Carson loveless

February 23, 2024

May you all Rest In Peace. Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice

Cpt Larry Meyers
NYPD

February 22, 2024

To the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Paul Elmstrand; My heartfelt sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort knowing that Paul was welcomed to a very special place with open arms. May God provide you strength in the coming minutes, hours, days, weeks and years.

On the memorial wall in Washington, DC, it states that "In Valor There Is Hope" and "Hero's Live Forever". These messages represent an ideology that I strongly believe in. I hope you can embrace these messages and find eternal peace.

God's Speed Paul!

Reserve Deputy Brian Jacobsen
Mahaska County Iowa Sheriff’s Office

February 22, 2024

Get your Rest Brother we have it from here

Ofc/ K9 Ronald Monroe
St.Gabriel Police Department

February 21, 2024

May God's hand of peace and comfort be on the surviving family and the rest of the department.

Chaplain Jesse White
Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D

February 20, 2024

Thank you for your service. Sending warm hugs

Becky Andes

February 20, 2024

Rest in peace Officer Elmstrand.
Thoughts and prayers go out to the family of this brave Hero!

Terry Gliniany
Savage PD/ Retired

February 20, 2024

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Ret.

February 20, 2024

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

February 20, 2024

Tragic and senseless..

RIP Hero

Det-Sgt Richard Tamez
LAPD (retired)

February 20, 2024

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

February 20, 2024

Paul:
Thank you for serving. You sacrifice shall always be remembered. I pray for your family and friends. You served with honor and dignity, and I salute your dedicated service and bravery, and sacrifice. You heeded the call to help others, and your brothers and sisters in our unique fraternity are forever grateful.

Jim Lopey, Asst. Sheriff (ret)
Washoe County Sheriff (Reno, Nevada) & NVDPS (current)

February 20, 2024

May you rest in peace, Officer, and may your family, your department and the good citizens of Burnsville find strength, peace and comfort.

Patrol Officer, Robert Kelly
Macalester College Department of Public Safety

February 20, 2024

RIP my Brother,
I will pray for your Family, Friends & Law Enforcement Family.
Thank you for, your Service, Honor and Sacrifice ><>

Major J.D. Nolin (Ret.)
Chaplain ><>
Brotherhood of Christian Law Enforcement Officers

February 20, 2024

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