Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Nikky Joe Green

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, December 26, 2003

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Reflections for Trooper Nikky Joe Green

well and loving memories,i will lwys miss nd never forget about u becuse your still nd my hert and i thnk bout you all the time,and he his the one that got me nd church becuse he knowns i need jesus nd my heart so he tlk to me bout going and i said yes so i strt going,nd i just wont to say thank you and i love you very much love alwye
kasey brown

Kasey Brown
Friend

October 29, 2004

Its been 10 months since this happened and people are still mourning over it. nick we will miss you forever and never forget you!

We love you and miss you!

Lynsey Thompson and Kasey Brown

October 29, 2004

I do not know you personally, however as a daughter of a retired state trooper I wish to express my sympathy and prayers to you and your kids. I was taught from a very young age the importance of being in the ohp family We will always support you.

kristi garner
daughter of a retired trooper

October 16, 2004

I knew Nik from us working together several times, and I have never met a better man, Trooper, or friend.

Bret
Mangum

October 11, 2004

To Linda and the girls,
I still haven't found to words to express the pain and greif that your lose of Nik has left in my heart. I only met him and you one time when I came to visit your home with your Mom. Nik was a person that had an imediate connection to others, leaving them with a feeling of respect, love and understanding. I never felt like a stranger or burden for being at your home. I still think of all of you often and pray for your strength to keep going on. I am not a peace officer, but have a long family heritage of peace officers. You and your family will never be forgotten by myself, others, and especially God.

Jo Adams

September 30, 2004

God Bless Trooper Green and his family. Takes a willing person to do the job of law enforcement. Trooper Green 198 lives with all forever. He will always be remembered.

Deputy Sheriff
Delaware County Sheriff's Dept.

September 19, 2004

To nicks wife and kids, I feel a little connected to this story even though you don't know me. On Oct. 26th 2004 I was in a MVA in texas which claimed the lives of 2 of my children and left me in a coma. Trooper Green with other troopers were was insurmental in locating my family here in Oklahoma, in order to notify them so they could get my other son who was in the hospital a couple of hunred miles from where I was taken.

On the day after christmas, I had my last surgery from my accident while Trp Green was on his way to be with the Lord.

My heart goes out to you, and thank you for your husband/father and his efforts the night of my accident. I understand he wasn't even on duty but helped anyway. Thank you.

September 16, 2004

Nik you were a big influence in my life.The day i heard the news it sent a shiver down my spine.You will be greatly missed you have helped so many people in our town.

To Linda and Girls
You know if you need anything Grandfield will take care of you.You have our support.
GOD SPEED NIKKY JOE
<*198*> FOREVER

Chance Miracle
Citizen of Grandfield,OK.

September 7, 2004

i saw this story in a local paper a couple of weeks back. it is the type of situation we all could face. god bless trooper green and his family.
"Molann an obairan fear"
the job prasies the man. Irish proverb

PO B.MALONE
NYPD, NY-NY

September 5, 2004

WHAT IS A COP?

Cops are human ( believe it or not) just like the rest of us. They come in both sexes but mostly male. They also come in various sizes. This sometimes depends on whether you are looking for one or trying to hide something. However, they are mostly big.

Cops are found everywhere-on land, on the sea, in the air, on horses, in cars, sometimes in your hair. In spite of the fact that " you can't find one when you want one", they are usually there when it counts most. The best way to get one is to pick up the phone.

Cops deliver lectures, babies, and bad news. They are required to have the wisdom of solomon, the disposition of a lamb and muscles of steel and are often accused of having a heart to match. He's the one who rings the door-bell, swallows hard and announces the passing of a loved one; then spends the rest of the day wondering why he ever took such a "crummy" job.

On TV, a cop is an oaf who couldn't find a bull fiddle in a telephone booth. In real life he's expected to find a little blond boy " about so high" in a crowd of a half million people. In fiction, he gets help from private eyes, reporters, and who-dun-it fans." In real life, mostly all he gets from the public is " I didn't see nuttin'."

When he serves a summons, he's a monster. If he lets you go, he's a doll. To little kids, he's either a friend or a bogeyman, depending on how the parents feel about it. He works " around the clock", split shifts, Sundays and holidays, and it always kills him when a joker says. " Hey tomorrow is Election Day, I'm off, let's go fishing" ( that's the day he works 20 hours).

A cop is like the little girl, who, when she was good, was very, very good, but, when she was bad, was horrid. When a cop is good, " he's getting paid for it." When he makes a mistake, " he's a grafter, and that goes for the rest of them too." When he shoots a stick-up man he's a hero, except when the stick-up man is " only a kid, anybody coulda seen that."

Lots of them have homes, some of them covered with ivy, but most of them covered with mortgages. If he drives a big car, he's a chiseler; a little car, "who's he kidding?" His credit is good; this is very helpful, because his salary isn't. Cops raise lots of kids; most of them belong to other people.

A cop sees more misery, bloodshed, trouble, and sunrises than the average person. Like the postman, cops must also be out in all kinds of weather. His uniform changes with the climate, but his outlook on life remains about the same: mostly a blank, but hoping for a better world.

Cops like days off, vacations, and coffee. They don't like auto horns, family fights, and anonymous letter writers. They have unions, but they can't strike. They must be impartial, courteous, and always remember the slogan " At your service." This is sometimes hard, especially when a character reminds him, " I'm a taxpayer, I pay your salary."

Cops get medals for saving lives, stopping runaway horses, and shooting it out with the bandits ( once in a while his widow gets the medal). But sometimes, the most rewarding moment comes when, after some small kindness to an older person, he feels the warm hand clasp, looks into grateful eyes and hears, " Thank you and God bless you, son."


Nikky, I thought you might like this little note I found. Was some of the things we talked about while working together. Brother I miss you so much, please keep looking after us.

Best friend of many years.

August 26, 2004

Nikky was an awesome guy. He was always smiling and laughing when he'd come to grandpa and grandma's house for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Last week, we were at his grave, and someone said that his fire wasnt burned out, but it was only getting brighter and stronger everyday that passes. I cannot forget him, nor will I ever. Linda, Cortni, Brooke and Morgyn- I see him in your eyes when I look at you. He left a memory that no one can forget. OHP 198-Always remembered and never forgetten.

Jessica Jones, cousin

August 18, 2004

Nik
You were and still are a great role model in my life. You have been there for me since the summer of '99, you led me to Christ and taught me so much- you taught me to be a leader, to how to shoot clay pigeons, how to untangle the youth knot- lol! And most importantly how to trust in God. You were there for me when I needed you the most- even when I thought I didn't needed the encouragement, you gave it to me! I'll never forget the first day I met you- you were wearing that goofy fishing hat- that we all grew to love. You accepted this Texas like I was your own daughter. You were like a father to me. You've shown me and everyone else what a true man is. Although your life was cut short that awful day, we still remember all the good times! I remember how upset I was at the man who took you away- but you always taught me that God forgives and wants us to forgive those who trespass against us. There are many Sundays that I walk into the fellowship hall just hoping to hear your voice call out- Good Morning Kamaro! Even when I was late- you always stopped the lesson to see how I was. I'll never forget all those Sunday mornings listening to you preach the word of God- it was your first time leading a youth class- just in case you were wondering- you did an excellent job! Your words will live on in my heart forever! I just wish I could have said more to you the last time I saw you than- Gotta go.. in a hurry- see you next Sunday. If I had only known it was going to be our last- I would have hugged you one more time and told you how much I loved you! You were so right when you said the devil was alive and kickin, I still can't believe that you are gone. You are truly an angel- the world is getting too evil- God needed to home to fight the dark in his light! There is so much that I want to say to you, but I'll just have to wait until I see you face to face! I thank God everyday for letting me spend the last 5 years with you. Too bad you couldn't have been here to see me turn 21- yes! I was good.... lol! I love you! and miss you!
Linda, Cortni, Brooklyn, Morgyn- I love you girls and my prayers are with you always!

Forever in Christ
Kamaro

August 10, 2004

Trooper Green your sacrifice has not been forgotten. It sickens me that someone who had so much to live for was taken by someone who did not. I was put in a situation much as you were but I was lucky. You are a true hero in every sence of the word. May God bless you and your family. Keep watch over all of us and enjoy being in gods kingdom patroling in a place where there is no hate, no violence, only peace and love.

Sgt. Tony Bustos #0965
Oklahoma City Police Department

July 30, 2004

Nik, We love you, the things that you have done for me in my life i can never thank you enough, you are the world to Sis and the girls and the whole family we love you and miss you everyday. We will never forget you and one day we will get to see you again. Watch over Sis and the girls. Love you forever Nik! OHP 198 FOREVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Larry Fowler
BROTHER IN-LAW

July 25, 2004

Nik, it has been almost seven months since that day and I am still not sure what to say. I want you to know what an impact you had on all of us, and how we miss you. I was talking with someone today and your name came up, it hurt so bad to think of you gone. The days go by so fast and we try to move on, but just the thought of working on cases with you and of the last time I saw you at the station brings back a flood of memories, some very good ones and some so bad one words don't describe. We are continuing the fight and won't stop, regardless of the cost, just as you did when you were here. God speed Brother Nik and keep the streets of Heaven safe.
Ernest

Officer Ernest Terry
Burkburnett Police Dept.

July 20, 2004

198 Forever, God Bless your family.

Res. Officer Kyle Flud
Langley Police Dept.- Langley, OK

July 20, 2004

A faithful young officer is laid to rest...

He takes his place among the best.

Respects were paid from near and far...

#198 will never be on another patrol car.

Dispathcer's called out with emotions high...

Trooper Green took his place patrolling in the sky.

Father, Husband, Brother, Son and Friend...

One day they will all be together again.

A life cut short and we can only ask why...

As the pipes played, we tried not to cry.

Tears were shed and throats were tight...

He was laid to rest in bright sunlight.

A tribute so grand, fit for a king...

Heartstrings pulled as we heard them sing.

As the bagpipes played Amazing Grace...

Tears welled up and ran down our face.

21 gun salute honored this man...

His soul delivered to God's Hand.

The Brotherhood of blue in numbers so strong...

Joined by the badge and yet a family all along.

They will continue to be involved to call and to care...

If ever a problem, they will be there.

Nikkys family must know they are never alone...

Officers call them one of their own.

With heavyhearts Nikky Green was laid to rest...

Not just one of many, but one of the very best.

***Credit given to Judith Pelle
Beaumont Emergency Room***

Sent by a best friend....See you soon.

A Friend

July 15, 2004

NIK,
WHEN I READ ALL THESE REFLECTIONS, PAGE AFTER PAGE, I SEE HOW MANY PEOPLE YOU TOUCHED AND I AM SO PROUD OF YOU. I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN PROUD OF YOU EVEN BEFORE YOU BECAME A LAW OFFICER. YOU WERE A GOOD, YOUNG COLLEGE MAN WHEN I FIRST MET YOU, THEN YOU BECAME A FINE MAN AND WONDERFUL FATHER. I'M PROUD TO HAVE BEEN A PART OF YOUR LIFE AND I THANK YOU FOR ALL THE YEARS YOU SHARED WITH MY FAMILY. WE MAY BE APART FOR A LITTLE WHILE LONGER BUT WE WILL BE TOGETHER AGAIN. YOU LEFT BEHIND SOME WONDERFUL FRIENDS TO COMFORT YOUR FAMILY. PEOPLE LIKE GARY, PEANUT, LARRY A, LARRY KING LIVE, & WINTON. WE ARE GLAD, NIK, YOU HAVE SUCH GOOD BUDDIES! WE WILL DO OUR PART HERE TO HELP WITH LINDA & AND THE GIRLS...UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN...I LOVE YOU, AND MISS YOU SO MUCH!
YOU KNOW WHO...

July 13, 2004

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 it is honored by God.

To the family of Trooper Nikky Green and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, your extended family of Law Enforcement Officers grieves with you during this time. I pray that God will wrap his loving arms around each of you and comfort you during this most difficult time.

You gave the ultimate sacrifice for your fellow man, your life.
While serving, defending, and protecting others in your community.
Rest easy with our other fallen Brothers and Sisters, we have the watch now.

To all my brothers and sisters, please remember the fallen officers we have lost and their families. Remember the men and women who died trying to make this world a safer and better place for us all to live in. Please pray for this officer's family, agency, and friends as they struggle with this tragedy.
May God be with you every day, please remember, we are a part of the largest family in the world and when one hurts we all hurt.

Though our badges and uniforms may be different, our mission is the same. We continue the fight in your honor.

A friend of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


July 6, 2004

Nikky,

Your funeral burns bright in my mind. Yet the moment you died and your funeral will not be what defined your life.

You will be remembered...

-by the laughter of your friends, as they recall your spirit and share your stories.

-by your wife, parents and family - as they slowly move past their grief to remember with joy their special times with you.

-and most importantly, in the living legacy that is your daughter's.

And you will be remembered by your brothers and sisters in blue, whether they worked with you or not. They will continue - in your memory - to walk the streets proudly on earth, as you walk the streets of heaven.

Rest in peace - we will meet again.

A Friend

June 30, 2004

Nik,

May 13, 2004

You've done your part, brother. Rest in peace; we'll take it from here.

To the family: You will remain in my prayers.

A.S.
U.S. Border Patrol

May 12, 2004

God bless You and your family Trooper Green. You and your family are in our prayers.

chad hodges
umc police department

May 4, 2004

To Trooper Nik Green family,

WHEN I COME TO THE END OF THE ROAD

And the sun is set for me
I want no rites in a gloom-filled room
Why cry for a soul like me
Miss me a little, but not to long
And not with your head bowed low
Remember the love that we once shared
Miss me --- but let me go.

For this a journey we all must take
And each must go alone
For it is part of the Master's plan
A step on the road to home
When you are lonely and sick of heart
Go to the friends we know
And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds
Miss me --- but let me go.

A sad and tragic loss.

Lawrence Mitten,
Retired police officer,
Christchurch,
New Zealand.

Lawrence Mitten

April 29, 2004

Brother Patrol the heavens and we'll take the watch from here on earth

Anonymous

April 26, 2004

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