Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer James A. Nelson

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, September 11, 2001

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Reflections for Police Officer James A. Nelson

Officer Nelson,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

September 11, 2021

I cannot say enough or offer enough tears or emotions for the numerous, numerous amazing men and women who gave so selflessly and heroically that day and for still many, the numerous days that followed over the numerous years to come. On this 19th anniversary of one of the deadliest days for American law enforcement I'd like to say to you all thank you, God Bless you and rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 11, 2020

I worked with Jimmy at staten island bridges. He got assigned there a few years before I retired in Feb. 2001. He was a good guy that liked being a cop. Rest in peace jimmy.

Police officer Bob Moore ret.
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Police Dept.

May 14, 2020

Your heroism and service is honored today, the seventeenth anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace and strength for everyone who misses and loves James . We will never forget the sacrifice made by each of the 9/11 heroes and their families.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

July 25, 2018

You as always are remembered

Pat Van Den Berghe
Civilian, Manchester, NH

September 11, 2012

September 11, 2011

I received a card today and someone asked me to pray for you. instead I prayed for your loved ones who miss you. I did ask GOD to keep you close to him, but I know you are doing well where you are and that you are guiding your family from GOD's side.

It was interesting that I received your card. For my Fiance has the name James and he works for the port authoirity of Pittsburgh. He was 40 on that day, and it could have easily been him in your in your place.

I will continue to pray for you and your family and think about your sacrifice and what they have lost.

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September 13, 2011

OFFICER NELSON, MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND THE MANY, MANY OTHERS THAT MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE THAT TERRIBLE DAY. MAY EACH OF YOU NEVER BE FORGOTTEN FOR YOUR SACRIFICES. A TRUE HERO FOR SURE. OUR PRAYERS TO FAMILY, FRIENDS AND COWORKERS THAT MISS AND LOVE YOU. GOD BLESS ALL.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RET.
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,SC

September 6, 2010

I am forever in debt to the 23-37 and the 343. Your sacrifice has not been forgotten. You are a true hero, Thank you for your service Sir.

Deputy and Firefighter
Glades County, Florida

September 11, 2009

Officer Nelson,
Sir, on today the 8th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and all the other LEOs that died that day for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous

September 11, 2009

You are not forgotten...thank you

Anonymous

September 11, 2009

The wicked flee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your friends and family. May God bless and keep them.

THANK YOU SO MUCH, FOR HELPIPNG PROTECT OUR COUNTRY!!!!

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

K.L.

March 12, 2009

I know you are ok.
It doesn't mean I haven't stopped thinking or praying for you.
I know one day, we will meet again.

PO Loughnane

January 17, 2009

You are not and will never be forgotten. You and the other brothers we lost that day are HEROES and will be remembered forever! Rest high on the streets of Heaven!

Deputy Brant Pewitt
Williamson Co. Sheriff's Dept TN.

September 11, 2007

a hero lives forever...

September 13, 2006

Thinking of you and your loved ones on this tragic day in history. You will never be forgotten and will be forever a hero.

Nicole Burdette
Wife of Deputy Alex Burdette EOW 3-12-05

September 11, 2006

HERO! Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer
TN

July 25, 2006

Officer Nelson your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Care now. May you rest in peace brother...God Bless !!

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept.... Clarksville, Tennessee

March 17, 2006

THANK YOU!

ALTHOUGH YOU WERE MY OLDER BROTHER'S PAL, I STILL THINK OF YOUR SACRIFICE AND I AM THANKFUL THAT YOU SERVED.

David Daly

July 14, 2005

There are but two persons who protect the sinful human race from destroying itself. One is God's Holy Spirit. The other is the Peace Officer. Without them, we would all perish at each other's hands.

You were called into this profession and our Lord and Savior has blessed you because:
According to Romans 13.1-5...
God ordains the Peace Officer’s profession.
The Peace Officer is sent by God.
The Peace Officer is vested with God's authority to enforce the law.
A Peace Officer's badge is to be honored by us, because God honors it.

You gave the ultimate sacrifice, your life for your fellow man, while serving, defending, and protecting others in your community.

Thank you for your service to America. Your efforts saved thousand that horrible day.
My thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends. You will be in our hearts forever.

September 11, 2001---Gone, but Never Forgotten.

Marti Ingle (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 6, 2004

I tried to attend as many funerals as I could during these darkest of days as my way of showing respect to families and coworkers of all of my brother and sister Officers and Firefighters. I cannot find the words to say how sorry I am that we have lost these great heroes. I cannot express my thanks enough for your bravery and sacrifice. My prayers are with you and all of your families......................AC

Trooper
Pennsylvania State Police

September 15, 2003

You are one of the greatest heroes to ever walk the Earth. God Bless You.

Anonymous

Jimmy,

I never got the chance to meet you. I know you only through the stories I have heard from your brother. From those stories I know what a great man you were. What a loving husband, father and brother you were. Rest in peace my friend.

Police Officer Steven Weiss
NYPD

Shortly after 9-11-01 I purchased a Fallen in the line of duty bracelet with the name James Nelson. Every day I look at that bracelet and think of my brothers and sisters who are no longer with us. We will NEVER forget.

Anonymous

Your tour of duty has ended but your service will never be forgotten. Rest in peace.

Your Brother Officers
Mountainside, N.J. P.B.A. 126

My Prayers are with all the friends and family of all the officers who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
I lost my brother tragically, Det. David Taylor, Greensboro PD, On August 7, 2001. I was in NY for my fiancee's Mother's funeral the first of Sept. I was stranded there for 3 weeks due to this atrocity. As I watched the events on TV, I cried for all those who lost their lives. But was especially emotional about the Police Officers and the Firefighters and their families, as I had just recently suffered a tragic loss myself. As I walked through the streets in the days following the attack, I cried with pride as I saw the officers on duty on all the corners in the city. I knew how hard it was for them, knowing they had lost their friends. On the Sat. following the attack I was at St. Patrick's for mass. The last 2 people to go up and take communion were 2 NYPD officers, again I cried. I hope all of you are getting the support that my family and I got when we needed it, from the Deparment. I know the comforting words and even the funny stories the officers tell us about my brother helps. I know that our loved ones who are gone from here, had a higher calling and are happy and at peace in Heaven. Hopefully we can all feel that same peace one day! God bless All of you! And God bless America!
Tracy Taylor
Thomasville, NC
Sister of Greensboro Det.David L Taylor
EOW 8/7/01

TRACY TAYLOR

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