By CBSLA Staff

GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA) — Authorities on Sunday announced the passing of Lt. John Reynolds, a veteran with the Garden Grove Police Department for over 25 years.

Reynolds died Sunday from COVID-19 complications after battling the virus since November of 2020. He was 59.

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Reynolds had served with the Orange County Probation Department for nine years prior to joining Garden Grove police.

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“John was a dedicated public servant who loved his career and loved serving his community,” a press release with the department said in part.

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Reynolds is survived by his wife, two adult daughters, and an 18-month-old son.