On August 4, retired Reserve Officer Fred Roa wrote on Facebook: “Today, we said our goodbyes for now to Sergeant Major John Hynes, USMC Retired and LAPD Reserve Officer Retired.
“John was a good friend and partner to many of us as well as full-time officers. He and his wife, Irma, were Reserve Officers working out of Rampart and retiring out of CTD.”
The LAPD Rotator Retirement Group (not affiliated with the The Rotator newsletter) posted the following:
“Subject: Retired Reserve Officer John A. Hynes #R1164 EOW
“We regret to announce the death of Reserve Line Officer John A. Hynes, who passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, at his home in San Dimas, California, with family members at his side.
“Officer Hynes was born in Los Angeles, California, on May 1942. He was a graduate of Cal State Long Beach University. He was appointed to the Department on May 27, 1984, and retired in May 2005. Central Traffic
Division was his last assignment. During his employment, Officer Hynes was named Reserve Officer of the Year in 1998.
“Officer Hynes also joined the Marine Corps on April 1964 and retired as a Sergeant Major on April 1994.
“Officer Hynes is survived by his wife, Irma; brother, Robert; nephew, Gabriel; nephew, Wesley; and sister-in-law, Evelyn.”