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

I was one of John’s T/A in the Academy. He was a good man. It was so long ago, but I’ll always remember that smile.

Jeff Shaw

February 7, 2023

Today a Charlotte CountyPolice Officer Christopher Taylor, that just turned 23 was laid to rest after being killed by a DUI. This brought back so many emotions.I still think about you and wonder what my life would be like if you were still here with us. I became a Police Officer to honor you and finish what you started as a Police Officer. I served 21 years, although I can never accomplish the greatness I know you would have accomplished, I hope I made you proud. You are forever in my heart. I love you forever.

Retired Detective Claudia Varela

November 30, 2022

We will never forget.

Ofc. Carlos Cuellar
Miami Beach Police Department

February 14, 2021

So sad. Rest in peace, brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

December 26, 2020

Was just talking about you to yesterday... miss ya bunches, bro. Give dad a giant hug for me!

Eric Koppin

December 26, 2020

RIP sir.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

October 8, 2020

You are still loved and not forgotten after all this time. May you name never be forgotten. God bless you, your loved ones, and all that keep you in their hearts. Rest in Heavenly Peace.

Special Agent Christopher Di Leonardo
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

January 29, 2020

It's been a long time since yove been gone and I have missed and loved you every day.I hope you have met up with your nephew Kyle.I love you


Mary Jane Bartley

December 26, 2019

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

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 15, 2019

Never forgotten.

Sgt, J. Garcia

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

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 are not forgotten and I still miss you.

Jeff Koppin

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 Koppin

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)

December 26, 2013

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..


Det Ret

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.

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

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