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A true professional. I very much enjoyed working with Jim, and valued his judgement,advise, and friendship.

Bob Alvord
F.B.I. Special Agent, ret.


Posted by: Bob Alvord - Mentor   Feb 25, 2018

We are so very sorry. He will be greatly missed


Posted by: Cindy and Bob G. - Bainbridge Twp., OH   Feb 24, 2018

A GREAT Chief and an even better person.


Posted by: Tom DeVore - Phoenix, AZ   Feb 24, 2018

my deepest condolences to the chiefs family and friends I'm terribly sorry for the great loss
wesley eykyn


Posted by: wesley eykyn - chagrin falls, OH   Feb 24, 2018

Jim was such a great man. I always knew I could count on him when we needed help. at the library. I loved his sense of humor and considered him a buddy. My sincerest sympathies to his family.


Posted by: Debbie O'Connor - Chardon, OH   Feb 24, 2018

My deepest condolences to the Chiefs family. I was very proud to have been one of the 3 Bainbridge trustees to create the Bainbridge PD and hired Jim as Chief. He was the only person we interviewed who was head and shouldered above everyone. Jim knew his profession and went about his job with a manner which made everyone around him feel better. He made Bainbridge a community of people who held the BPD in high esteem. I'm proud to have known him as my friend.

Ron LaForce. Rogers, Texas.


Posted by: A friend   Feb 24, 2018

The best police Chief anyone could have growing up!!! As his daughter Dawns high school friend and classmate, I truly can not say how much my heart extends to all the family! I have so many wonderful memories of your dad!!!

As I was telling my husband once again how amazing the slice of heaven my home town was to grow up in because how safe we all felt, I also mentioned officer Lingel. It was wonderful to read his words and to know they kept in touch.

All my thought and prayers are with you.


Posted by: Christine (Chrissy) (Bateman) Ferguson - Lakeland, FL   Feb 23, 2018

Jim, was a wonderful person and one of the finest human beings I have ever known. He was a professional law enforcement officer, and a honest and loyal public servant and a great friend to me. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten. Nick and Bev Fischbach


Posted by: Nick Fischbach - Burton Village, OH   Feb 23, 2018

The "Chief" and I crossed paths a few times in my younger, wilder days .. He was always professional, fair and open to hear all sides of the story before making judgement - RIP Chief. Thank you for helping a young man find his way back to the "straight and narrow"


Posted by: E B - Denver, CO   Feb 23, 2018

find some fairways, for the rest of us. we will see you again.


Posted by: Tom Bulanda - CFO   Feb 23, 2018