Oceanside Police Chief Mike Poehlman was a long time personal friend.
They started their careers together in law enforcement 25 years ago as Police Explorer Cadets.
wanted to be was a street cop," Poehlman
wanted to be where the action was."
Coyle's personal life, however, was far less intense.
"Pat was a generous, big-hearted man who was able to touch many people in his short but full life...a real family person, very devoted to his children and helping young people in the community," Poehlman