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Police Officer Jeremy Nicholas Henwood | San Diego Police Department, California San Diego Police Department, California

Police Officer

Jeremy Nicholas Henwood

San Diego Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, August 7, 2011
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Reflections for Police Officer Jeremy Nicholas Henwood


It seems like just yesterday I remember hearing your story on the news Jeremy. Such a senseless tragedy still leaves me in disbelief. You'll never be forgotten, because legends never die but heroes live forever. God bless you and your entire family. As always we've got the watch from here

Recruit Joseph Peterson
May 17, 2015

God Bless you and your family, Rob Henwood, for the loss of your hero son Jeremy. I heard the father that lost a child once say, "When we lose a child, we don't bury them in a cemetery, we bury them in our hearts". Having lost a teenage daughter myself, I knew exactly what he meant. Even though it's been 28 years since she was murdered, I've carried her with me everyday and will until my last breath.

Retired Officer
Oklahoma Police Department
April 8, 2015

We miss you every day, every week, and every year.
We often ask ourselves "What would Jeremy do?"
We talk to you in our hearts every day. Love Dad

Rob Henwood
April 2, 2015

Semper Fidelis my Brother. Rest in Peace. We have the watch.

Captain Michael Barnes
Lapel Police Department, Lapel Indiana
December 26, 2014

You reached out to a kid you never knew and showed him kindness and provided him a role model. To shape a young life, that is a precious thing and what you did says so much about your character. That kid will grow up and do great things because you reached out to him the way you did. It is so tragic that you would be cut down moments later in a senseless and unprovoked attack. You were a good man taken too soon. Rest in peace sir. And my God watch over your friends and family as well as that kid you were so kind to.

Andrew Tarnowicz
December 10, 2014

condolences to his family and brother officers. we all feel the loss when a fine human being and a fine officer are taken from this world. RIP .

paul russo civilian from police family
December 7, 2014

Officer Henwood was not only a hero, but also a roll model. Many of us could a lot from the way Jeremy lived. Thank you Officer Henwood for your service. You have touched many.

Sgt. Mike Rumpsa
Lino Lakes Police Department
December 3, 2014

Rest in peace, brother.

Jasonville City Police Department
November 26, 2014

Today in a Blue Courage police training class we discussed and shared Jeremy's story. While it has been over 3 years since he was killed he has not been and never will be forgotten.

Daniel Schmer
BLue Courage
September 10, 2014

Thank you for your service and dedication. Rest In Peace, Brother; We have your watch.

Corporal Scott Webster
Auburn Dept of Public Safety-Police Div
August 8, 2014

Thinking of you on the third anniversary of your death. Prayers going out to your family and the Police Department. Heaven is a better place with you there. May you always rest in peace Mr. Henwood. You're a true legend officer.

Linda Valenzuela
City Heights Resident
August 7, 2014

Semper Fidelis

Cpl D
August 2, 2014

Semper Fi Brother

E-4 Doc Quinn
USMC 1966 - 1970
April 27, 2014

Jeremy was a Marine as am I. He was my brother regardless of having never met him. Like him, I too joined law enforcement following my time served in the U.S. Marine Corps. It saddened me deeply when I attended his funeral while I was in the Police Academy. It was one the instructors and academy who thought it would be eye-opening to attend. Having attended several funerals while in the Marine Corps you can never get used to the sound of TAPS. Jeremy was a wonderful person, Marine, Officer, son and sibling. He will always be remembered for his unselfishness. What is often forgotten to be mentioned is the fact Jeremy is seen on video footage moments before he is fatally shot. In the video Jeremy is seen purchasing food for a small child in line at McDonalds. Jeremy, you will be missed brother. Semper Fidelis and thank you for all you did and still do from up above.

"It’s always better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6."~ Col. Jeff Cooper
March 27, 2014

I remember this Officers death and how he lived. No community can afford any officer but especially one of Officer Henwood's caber.

Police Officer Gary Gorman (Ret)
March 15, 2014

God Bless you my brother.

Richard Del Toro
Port St. Lucie Police Department
March 9, 2014

While stationed aboard the base in 29 palms ca, I had the pleasure to meet, train with, and compete along side Jeremy on a competitive shooting team. You were a fine Marine officer, I can only imagine you were a great police officer as well. God bless sir.

CWO3 Bickle USMC (Ret)
February 1, 2014

As a retired Police Officer and Army 'Nam Vet myself, I salute you, my brother, for your service and commitment to this Great Nation while wearing the uniforms of the Corp and the San Diego Police Department. You are a sterling example of one of our hero's. My condolences to the family and friends of Officer Henwood, and the San Diego Police Department.

Assistant Chief (Retired)
Northeast Oklahoma Police Dept.
January 13, 2014

Thank you Officer Henwood for your years of service to our country, and for your dedication and service to the community you served so selflessly. You will never be forgotten. My brother Leroy was also a veteran, and was killed in the line of duty in Louisiana in 1972.

HM2 David Odom
January 11, 2014

My heart goes out to his friends and family...I am touched and humbled by his kindness.

E.Webb, Mom
Fellow American
January 11, 2014

Day in and day out I work with officers in NY. Most are just going through the motions of their day. Everytime I get angry at them I read your story and remember that you are part of the breed that protects and helps us to stay safe. I hope more officers were like you. It would certainly make everyone love the NYPD and San Diego police dept.
I hope more people are aware of the great man you were.

Cpl Bailon
USMC Veteran
December 11, 2013

I am in a police academy here in Ohio. The other day our instructor was talking about police officers killed in the line of action and showed us many videos about the heroic officers. Out of all of the videos I connected most with you. I will be honest, after learning of your story I had to hold back tears because I hope to be half the officer you was. The reason I'm going into this profession is because I grew up alone. I had a mother but she worked all the time. I took care of myself and became my own Dad. Some days I get depressed because I missed out on so much like learning to hunt, fish, and play sports. I only wish to be the man I never had in my life and to one day help a kid like myself. I believe you was that man. You made a difference and I only wish I could have met you and you could have made a difference in my life. Now that I think about it.... you have. You have made a difference in my life. Though I never knew you, YOU ARE MY ROLE MODEL

B. Smath - Student
November 19, 2013

I also just recently ran across the various videos regarding this heroic officer, and his good deeds just before his death. What an amazing guy. I would be honored to have shaken this wonderful officer's hand. May he rest in peace, as his actions continue to grace this world each and every day...

J. Schappell
November 11, 2013

I sought out the information on this fine officer because of a video I recently saw (). What a fine man Officer Henwood seems to have been. A truly terrible and senseless loss!

Arielle NaMara, civilian
November 9, 2013

I just watched a video online about Police Officer Jeremy Nicholas Henwood, a wonderful person fighting for our country and becoming an amazing role model for a child. Prayers from Florida!

Sarah Wheeler, Records Supervisor
Columbia County Sheriff's Office
November 8, 2013


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