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07-25-12, 12:21 PM #1
Another Colorado LODD
Police Officer Matthew Tyner, Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado
Police Officer Matt Tyner was killed in a motorcycle accident while performing traffic enforcement on Austin Bluffs Parkway, Oro Blanco Drive and Old Farm Drive, shortly after 2:30 pm.
His motorcycle collided with another vehicle, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.
Officer Tyner had served with the Colorado Springs Police Department for 13 years and had previously served with the Kansas City Police Department for six years. He was assigned to the Specialized Enforcement Motorcycle Unit.
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Matt was a defensive tactics instructor when I came on. We've been friends ever since. If you were going into a life or death situation, and could hand pick 5 guys from the entire department to go with you, Matt would be on that list every time. He was also the kind of guy who would drop whatever he was doing if you needed a hand with something.
There aren't many truly great people in this world. And now we have one less.
Rest in peace buddy.The world would be much cleaner if blind people carried brooms instead of sticks.
At communion, when the priest says "Body of Christ", I say "Thanks, I've been working out", then I grab the cracker and run back to my seat
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They've got us surrounded? Good. Now we can fire in any direction. Those bastards won't get away this time.
07-25-12, 12:29 PM #2
Very sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.
07-25-12, 01:39 PM #3
Trumpet Call , As The Sun , Sinks In Fright
Sleep In Peace , Comrade Dear
GOD Is Near
Rest in peace , Ofc. Tyner. Condolences to family , friends and colleagues. Sorry for your loss , Ches.SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
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07-25-12, 06:52 PM #4Officer First Class
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RIP Officer Tyner. God bewith your familyand comrradesMay God be with you and your families as you Protect and Serve.
07-25-12, 07:48 PM #5
Sorry for your loss, brother."If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970
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07-25-12, 08:46 PM #6
It's been a bad few months. Sorry for your loss.
07-26-12, 01:24 AM #7
Rest in peace."never bring paws to a gunfight" - Jenna
07-26-12, 02:08 AM #8
Rest easy bro. Sorry for your loss Ches.Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.
That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.
If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.
I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones
Hunt the wolf, and bring light to the dark places that others fear to go. LT COL Dave Grossman
07-26-12, 02:58 AM #9
Rest In Peace my Brother. May God grant you eternal rest and may He also look over your family and grant them peace now, in their most extreme moment of sorrow.
Condolences Ches. . .“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away”
07-26-12, 09:55 AM #10
I'm sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.
07-29-12, 03:03 AM #11The reason they do psych evalsVerified LEO
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Sorry for your loss.
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