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Garden Grove Police Lieutenant Dies from COVID-19 Complications

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Garden Grove Police Lieutenant Dies from COVID-19 Complications


GARDEN GROVE (CNS)—The Garden Grove Police Department announced that one of its lieutenants has died from COVID-19 complications at an area hospital. Lt. John Reynolds, 59, had been battling the virus since the end of November, Lt. Carl Whitney said Jan. 17. “John was profoundly cared for, respected, admired and just so deeply loved by the entire community of Garden Grove. His genuine love of people, especially young people—warm personality, enthusiasm, integrity, humility, never-ending support of the community and truest commitment to law enforcement made him a hero to me and everyone who was privileged to know him,” said Garden Grove Mayor Steve Jones. “On behalf of the Garden Grove City Council, our deepest thoughts and condolences to his beautiful family.” Garden Grove City Manager Scott Stiles lauded Reynolds for his distinguished 26 years of service with the Garden Grove Police Department and his selfless dedication to the community. “Lieutenant …

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