Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer John Carroll Koppin

Miami Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, December 26, 1984

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Reflections for Police Officer John Carroll Koppin

Rest in peace Officer Koppin. Terrible accident, but forever young and heroic!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 15, 2019

Never forgotten.

Sgt, J. Garcia
MBPD

December 27, 2018

Rest in peace Officer Koppin. heroic and forever young.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 26, 2018

Another year passes, I wish that we could have grown old together and have you meet my wonderful family..I know my children would have loved Uncle John. I think of you often and know you are watching us.

Love you

Jeff Koppin
Brother

December 24, 2018

Miss you brother! I think of you all the time

Jeffrey Koppin

October 30, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 26, 2017

It still hurts knowing you are not here to share my life and family with...you are not forgotten and I still miss you.

Jeff Koppin
Brother

December 26, 2015

God Bless R.I.P.
Never Forgotten

Police Officer
Miami Beach PD

December 28, 2014

There is still a voice without you...we think of you often and you are missed terribly

Jeff

Jeff Koppin
Brother

December 26, 2014

john was a handsome and funny young man and a good cop. we served together on the midnight shift and i will always laugh about his sunken police cruiser! he left us way too early!

jerry vanderberry
miami beach police ret.

February 4, 2014

Hard to believe its been 29 years since we lost you, we think of you everyday. Miss you

Jeff, Michele, Parker John, Emma

Detective (Retired)
Brother

December 26, 2013

IN HONORE CASORUM
Gone, but not forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

December 26, 2013

Still hard to accept that your not with us, but I am sure your taking care of Dad and Nana up there....

Thinking of you always..


Jeff

Det Ret
MCSO

December 26, 2012

We will never forget the heroes who gave their all and the families of those heroes who were left behind to move forward. Continue to rest in peace Officer Koppin.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

December 26, 2012

Thinking of the Koppin family. I graduated from high school the year that John passed away. I entered the DROP program this month after 25 years of chasing bumpers. Time knows no bounds. I'll enjoy my benefits ! (If you want to hear God laugh, tell him your plans....Thank you F.R.S.) Continue to rest in peace Mr. John.

Jeff,
Pam, Dylan, and I hope all is well. Please feel free to contact us. I also lost my dad in August of 2009 (34 years F.H.P. Ret. Major). We have some catching up to do.

Old Bro.

Sr. Tpr. S.A. Howard #746
F.H.P. St. Augustine

June 15, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Koppin. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 14, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 27th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I hold your family, especially your mother, in my heart's embrace today.

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

December 26, 2011

The world is not the same without you, I wish we could have shared another Christmas together with our families. I truly miss you

Jeff

Mcso ret. Det.
Brother

December 26, 2011

Continue to rest in peace Officer Koppin, we will never forget the sacrifice you made for all of us.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

Deb

December 26, 2011

Thanks Scott...I appreciate your kind words...hope all is well with you

Jeff

Retired Detective
Brother

December 5, 2011

A REFLECTION TO REMEMBER JOHN : I SERVED NEXT TO JEFF IN THE KEYS AND WE BECAME GOOD FRIENDS AWAY FROM THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE. I WAS AWARE OF JOHN'S PASSING, BUT WE DIDN'T TALK ABOUT IT MUCH.

I LOOK BACK AT WHAT WE DID THEN AND UNDERSTAND THAT JOHN WAS AN INFLUENCE ON US EVERY DAY. JEFF WILL REMEMBER THE DAY HE STOPPED A CAR ON U.S. 1 AT DUCK KEY. I LIVED AT DUCK KEY AND WAS OFF DUTY WASHING MY NEW M.C.S.O. MUSTANG PATROL CAR AT HOME WHEN I HEARD HIM ASK IF ANYONE WAS CLOSE. I GOT THERE IN A FEW MINUTES AND WE FOUND A .38 PISTOL IN THE FRONT POCKET OF ONE OF THE FOUR OCCUPANTS THAT JEFF HAD REMOVED FROM THE CAR.....THANKS JOHN. THAT WAS ONE OF MANY, BUT COULD HAVE BEEN THAT ONE FOR ME AND JEFF.

THIS IS A REFLECTION FOR MBPD OFFICER JOHN KOPPIN, BUT PLEASE LET IT SERVE, AS JOHN WOULD WANT, A REMINDER TO WATCH YOU SIX OUT THERE.

SENIOR TROOPER SCOTT ASHLEY HOWARD
THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL
ST. AUGUSTINE DISTRICT

SR. TPR. SCOTT A. HOWARD
FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL - ST. AUGUSTINE

November 9, 2011

Dear Brother John ,
I have wanted to write this for some time now.Sorry its taken so long.I have missed you so much.You promised me you would always be here for me .Where are you?You always knew how to brighten my days.You never thought twice about taking me and Betty here and there and always had us laughing like kids should do. I will never forget your smile because it was then what brought me the most happiness.I wish you were here. I think of you everyday.It's not my time to join you yet.but when I do I will greet you with open arms.

I Love you,
Becky

Becky Bartley
Sister

December 27, 2010

Dear Son,
It has been 26 years since you left us. I have thought of you everyday, and still have tears. What makes it easier for me is Jeff, Becky and my Grandchildren(your nieces and nephews,kyle, Emma, Lauren,and Parker John). You would be very proud of them.

Rest In Peace
Until the Time Comes That I
Join You in Heaven.
Love Forever Mom.

MaryJane Bartley
Mother

December 27, 2010

You sir are not forgotten, continue to rest in peace...

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

Anonymous

December 26, 2010

John,

I just found out of your fathers passing. I send my condolences to your family. I know you have welcomed him in heaven. It's been such a long time since you left us, but at times it still hurts like it was yesterday. I will always love you and you will always have a part of my heart.

Claudia Varela (Det. Ret.)
Changed my Life

June 3, 2009

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