Recently Fallen Hero

Police Officer Katie Thyne

Newport News (VA) Police Department
End of Watch: January 23, 2020

Police Officer Katie Thyne was killed after being dragged by a vehicle following a traffic stop. Officer Thyne was transported to the hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. Officer Thyne is the 6th officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Virginia in 2020.

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27 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. What a terrible situation and outcome! My heart is heavy over the tragic loss of Officer Katie Thyne. Our prayers our with her family, colleagues and friends, and may Officer Thyne Rest In Peace.

  2. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family and Brothers and Sisters in Blue of Police Officer Katie Thyne. Her Service, and Sacrifice will always be remembered. My heart aches at this terrible loss.
    Rest in God’s arms now, Officer Thyne. You are Home.

  3. Rest In Peace Officer Katie. May God look after you, your family and all law enforcement officers during this painful time.

  4. I am so, so very sorry you lost a wonderful woman who just wanted to make a better world with her career choice.
    I know she will be missed by her family, friends and precinct.
    Deepest sorrow,
    Vic from Wisconsin ❤️

  5. Prayers sent to the family of Officer Thyne. Your service and sacrifice will always be remembered. Love and prayers from Wisconsin

  6. Our deepest condolences to the Dept. and The Officers family. I pray The Lord gives this family strength to endure the hardest days to come. You will be forever in our prayers.
    Parents of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3 24 2019 El paso Tx.

  7. My sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Katie Thyne.
    May the Lord bless you all with a peace that passes beyond understanding. May Officer Thyne Rest in Peace.

  8. Hi ! Was very sorry to hear about Officer Katie Thyne…
    May each of her family, friends & co-workers experience much comfort !!!
    With love, from Utah !

  9. Prayers being offered for Officer Katie Thyne, her family, and the members of the Newport News Police Department. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Officer Thyne.

  10. Katie,
    I’ve known you since you were the little athlete and Alvirne AF JROTC Cadet I carted around to events or arranged and you showed up to help with that big smile. What I don’t remember is if I ever told you my Uncle was a police Chief in New Hope PA until my senior year of high school, or my brother was a Field MP and TSA Supervisor, My cousin was a cop in NJ, My nephew was an MP in the Nat guard, several friends are LEO’s and I’m also a JP that issues warrants. Along with the NAVY side of my family and the fact that you went to school where I was born. You will never be forgotten and I see your smile in some of the kids I drive today. The best was the German Exchange program right after you graduated and picked on Alisha. RIP and fair winds and following seas sailor!

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