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Patrolman James William Naim

Aliquippa City Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, March 15, 2001

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Reflections for Patrolman James William Naim

Dear Jimmy ,
Twenty years have gone by since you were so violently taken from this Earth and welcomed into Heaven . You will be loved and missed for all eternity and never be forgotten . Thank you for your service and your sacrifice my friend .
May God Bless ,
Betty Mazza

Betty Mazza

March 15, 2021

Sleep in heavenly peace

Mark Mottola

March 15, 2020

Dearest Jimmy . A long time has passed since you were taken from us . Just know that you are truly loved , missed , never forgotten and in my thoughts , prayers and heart forever . Thank you for your Service .

Betty Mazza

March 15, 2020

I remember Jimmy since we were about three feet tall or so. We went to Our Lady of Fatima school and church together where we both served as alter boys for many years. I lost track of him for a while because he was one or two grades ahead of me. Then I ran into him and his new lovely wife at the Stardust Lounge where we sat in the back pool room and talked for a few hours. He was telling me out Slippery Rock University where he had just graduated from. He had a better way with conversation than I do. He was always a friendly stand up guy and I never heard a bad word spoken of him ever over the course of our lives, something that is rare today. It was the only time I came home for the holidays for a few years. The next time I heard his name was when a mutual friend that went to high school with him called and told me to turn on WPXI and I did. It was a very sad and somber day for the Greater Pittsburgh Area and especially Hopewell, Moon and Aliquippa. I will always remember Jimmy as this eight or nine year old who was nice to me when the kids in my grade were all picking on me for standing up for a younger kid. He and Mike Moutzie (spelling could be wrong) were two of the older kids who befriended me when I needed it. I think I served his Confirmation Class's Mass if I remember correctly. A bishop from Mississippi traveled to Pittsburgh to perform the mass. It was either that or he served the mass with me. That was a long time ago to remember. My closing thought is this Jimmy always was a nice guy with something interesting to say who genuinely cared about other people. He is missed.

Brandon Kachmar
Personal friend and church family.

November 27, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Naim.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 24, 2019

18 years have passed and never a day goes by that you're not thought of Jimmy . I will keep the blue light on my porch lit every night in honor of you . It's been on since you went to Heaven .
Sadly missed ,
Betty Mazza

Betty Mazza

May 15, 2019

Jim was a friend and classmate at Geneva College (DCP-140). It is hard to believe is has been 18 years since he was taken away from his family, friends, fellow officers, and community. Rest in peace, brother. Your memory lives on with those that you touched near and far.

John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

Jeffery M. Barnes, M.S.

March 15, 2019

I did not know Officer Main personally but would interact or have brief conversation as I would see him occasionally at accidents or crime scenes as I was a freelance police photographer back then. I can remember going to his funeral. Everyone was numb and in shock over this young hero's life being cut short.It was truly a fitting tribute. May God bless him and may he rest in peace and watch over and protect our police officers .

John B. Ivancik
Ambridge Vol.Fire Dept.

March 16, 2017

14 years and it seems just like yesterday you were taken away from us. Tomorrow we will again have a service to honor you. Take care buddy..

Capt. Douglas Edgell
City of Aliquippa Police

March 15, 2015

Jimmy, may god smile upon you. I know you are a soldier in St. Michael's Army. I hope you can see us, because we will NEVER forget you. I promise to keep fighting the fight! All responsible will be held accountable. Pool Lead watch over US.

Sergeant Aldo Legge
Center Twp Police Department

March 15, 2015

Jim's legacy lives on with his classmates and Geneva College alumni who have benefitted from the scholarship established in his name.

SMSgt Jeffery M. Barnes, 69 APS/CCF
Geneva College, DCP-140, 2001

March 15, 2015

Another year has passed and you are still missed by all. Rest easy buddy.

Capt. Douglas Edgell
City of Aliquippa

March 15, 2014

By recognizing the heroes of our past, we honor and appreciate the warriors of our present. Your heroism and service is remembered with gratitude today. We thank you for your courage and sacrifice. You gave your all to keep order. Your jurisdiction is safer because of your willingness to put yourself in harm's way, standing between the citizens you swore to protect, and the evil that exists. Thank you for helping to make America a safer place. You live on in our memories as you continue to inspire. Time will never diminish our respect. You have not been forgotten, my brother. You will always be remembered. God bless you Jimmy, and rest in peace.

David F Hoechstetter
ex-Patrolman (Disabled)
Conway Police Department

March 16, 2013

Jimmy, another year has passed, and another memorial service was held today. During this service there was a opening in the clouds and the sun was shinning through. I believe it was you looking down on us.

Capt. Douglas Edgell
City of Aliquippa Police Dept.

March 15, 2013

Thank you for your service and for helping to make America a safer place.

Deputy Brian Jones
Boulder County Sheriff's Office, CO

January 7, 2013

You are still in my thoughts. God bless you, and your mom and dad. I know you are all together and happy. Too many reflections to mention but sometimes I wish we were all together as kids again. I miss talking with you bro. I love you!!

Jim Quaye

April 14, 2012

Rest In Peace

FTO J. Leheny
Greenacres PD

March 19, 2012

Jimmy, today all of your friends were at the police station for your memorial serivce. I am sure you were watching from above. Please keep watch over us and keep us safe. You are always thought of by everyone here.

Capt. Douglas Edgell
City of Aliquippa Police

March 15, 2012

I think of you every day. I take your advice frequently and give to to others as well. You still affect lives. We love you and still miss you terribly.


August 20, 2011

Jimmy, today is the 10 year anniversay of your death. Today we had another memorial service in your honor. Every day as we leave to go on patrol we see your picture that is posted on the wall. May you rest in peace.

Sgt. Douglas Edgell
City of Aliquippa Police Dept.

March 15, 2011

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge - Proverbs 14:32.

RIP brother. You are not forgotten.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

March 15, 2011

On this the 10 year anniversary of your death, I just want to say you are not forgotten Officer Naim. Rest in peace, peace for your family, and may one day justice truly be served on those that did this.

Patrolman Chris Fry
Baldwin Township Police, PA

March 15, 2011

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 15, 2010

Officer James Naim, you are remembered today and everyday. I thank you brother for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, the pain of the loss will never be forgotten. God Bless you and your family.

Detective M. Marks
Pittsburgh Police Department

February 3, 2010



July 25, 2009

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