Jeremy Nicholas HenwoodSan Diego Police Department, California
End of Watch: Sunday, August 7, 2011
Reflections for Police Officer Jeremy Nicholas Henwood
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...
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
So sorry for the family. RIP Jeremy Henwood.
Deputy David P. Minato
Multnomah county sheriffs office
November 7, 2013
There is a video trending on YouTube about you Jeremy. Well deserved attention as to the type of person you were. Too bad the attention came after your tragic death. God bless you and your family. I hope that young man makes it to the NBA and remembers you and your sacrifice for him and his community.
A Florida Police Officer
Central Florida Law Enforcement Agency
October 11, 2013
I just saw the video of your loved one on Facebook. Please know that his legacy lives on and that people are still sharing stories of what a wonderful man he was. May God be with all of you.
Wife of Mark Sawyers, Sterling Heights PD EOW 6/5/04
October 5, 2013
I am a Youtube subscriber who happened to come across the story of Officer Henwood. His story touched me, so I decided to take a moment to honor him. My condolences goes out to the family the Officer. Based on the news story about Mr. Henwood, he obviously was an exceptional police officer, which makes his name honored! That one act of random kindness meant a lot not only to the little boy, but to those aspiring to be police officers, such as myself. Although he will be sorely missed by his family and friends, he definitely did not leave in vain; he did what all cops are sworn to do: he made a difference!!!
September 24, 2013
My heart is heavy beyond measure right now. Its 09/21/2013 and Im just seeing this incident and I have tears in my eyes as I write this reflection. I can only say 2 things to this tragic act. #1- to the family of my fallen brother, your pain is not alone. And Jeremy is smiling down on us in heaven. #2- I ask this question to us all.............What does it take??????????? What does it take to change the essence of a mans mind not to take such a precious thing as life that GOD has given us??????????????? WHAT DOES IT TAKE??????????
detective Jason Chandler
New York City Police Dept.
September 21, 2013
Thinking of your, your family, and your fellow officers on the second anniversary of your death. You are remembered with admiration and gratitude for your service to the citizens of our state as a law enforcement officers and to the citizens of our country as a Marine.
Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater
August 7, 2013
The story of Officer Henwood's last shift is very touching. After being in this line of work there are not many things that get to me emotionally. This one is different. May you forever rest in peace sir. It is such a shame that your valuable life was cut short by a worthless degenerate.
August 7, 2013
Thoughts and prayers going out to the Henwood family and PD on the eve of this second anniversary. A true hero, dedicated to his country and community, Officer Jeremy Henwood will never be forgotten.
mother of Fond du Lac Wi Officer Craig Birkholz, EOW 3/20/11
August 5, 2013
God Bless his family, friends and co-workers. My complex is 2 blocks from where Officer Henwood was killed. Engine 17 is across the street and treated Officer Henwood. Many of us attended the candlelight vigil and will never forget him.
Praying for the safety of all law enforcement.
City Heights Resident
August 4, 2013
May the peace of God be with you all, and I will be praying for you and your family.
August 1, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Former Police Officer
July 26, 2013
Officer Henwood I remember the day I heard about your passing and how for once the media didn't bash on police. I was going to school at the time and thought of myself as a good guy but you showed caring for another human by just buying cookies. It probably seemed like a small gesture but still this act is what I believe policing is about helping people not always by buying them cookies but by being there for them. Officer Henwood I will never forget you. Remember heroes last a lifetime but legends live forever and you sir are a legend in my book.
Rest in Peace officer Henwood
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Law Enforcement Ranger
South Dakota Game Fish & Parks
July 15, 2013
Officer Henwood, through a simple act, touched a life, and left a lasting impression on that young child he helped through showing a little kindness. Though he may not be here... Let us never forget the impact he had on someone else through opening his heart for a stranger, and use his example to ourselves show kindness to those around us.
Requesciat in Pace, Officer Henwood - Semper Fidelis!
C/SMSgt Mark Collazo
TX-20015 CoC Alumni
May 10, 2013
We miss you every day and will never be the same. We pray for your soul which we carry in our hearts.
You are our HERO ! with love.
May 1, 2013
I think of you often and pray your family is coping well. Your sacrifice was not forgotten.
Lt. Sandra Albrektsen/Sgt. B. Albrektsen
San Diego Police Dept/Academy Instructors
April 17, 2013
I just watched the youtube video of the NBC News story of Officer Henwood's final act of kindness. His encounter with a young boy at McDonalds only minutes before he is murdered. This random act brings chills to my body and tears to my eyes, I hope and pray that each day that I put on my star that I can try to touch someone as Officer Henwood did this child.
Georgia Sheriff's Office
April 16, 2013
My deepest prayers go out to this family. Your relative was a great, great man and is to be looked up to by many, including myself. So sorry for your loss.
Raj, A disappointed city.
March 14, 2013
This story has reached Adelaide, Australia. All condolences to the family and friends of Jeremy...
March 14, 2013
It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll.
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.
March 14, 2013
Rest in peace, sir.
March 14, 2013
Semper Fidelis, brother.
February 21, 2013
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