September 23, 2013

Jon Coutchie - Law Enforcement - California

Police Officer Jon Coutchie, age 42, died in the line of duty on September 22, 2013, on a highway in Laguna Beach, Florida.

Jon was a member of the Laguna Beach Police Department. He had 6 years of service.

Jon was on motorcycle patrol at 11:30 p.m. looking for a speeding vehicle that had evaded other officers, when his motorcycle was involved in a collision with a pickup truck.  He died at the scene. 

Alcohol or drugs were not a factor in the accident.

Jon was born in Arizona but raised in Orange County, California.  He graduated from Laguna Hills High School. 

Jon was a decorated U.S. Army veteran.  He served two tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. 

The Laguna Beach Police Department is in mourning over the death of their comrade.  His death is a tragic loss.  He will be forever missed.

Jon is described as a committed cop and a nice guy who always had a smile on his face.

Jon is survived by many loving friends and relatives, including his mother and father,
Michael, Archangel, Patron Saint of the Police,
pray for Jon
his brother and step-sister, and his girlfriend.

Thank you for your service to the public, Jon.

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die by misadventure. They are with us one moment and gone the next. Amen.

Pray that Jon is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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