Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Henry "Hank" Nava, Jr.

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, December 1, 2005

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Reflections for Officer Henry "Hank" Nava, Jr.

Officer Nava paid the ultimate price to protect the Citizens of Fort Worth and the surrounding communities. My family’s prayers are with Officer Nava’s family, kids and extended family along with the officers of the Fort Worth Police Department. There are not many words to describe the heart felt and deep loss felt when another Brother in Blue losses their life serving and protecting. Peace and God be with the family and those involved in Officer Nava’s funeral.

Lt. J. D. Norris #317
Southern Methodist University Police

December 2, 2005

Hank, it was always a pleasure to work with you. You were a true reflection of a professional law enforcement officer. Your pride and dedication to your job was evident to all who knew you. You will be missed. See you at the next roll call.

Sgt. David Dillard 2441
Fort Worth Police Dept.

December 2, 2005

i heard about what happend i was praying everything will be ok but god needed u there i just want to say to officer henry family he will always be with u and my prays god bless u and officer henry god bless u and watch over your family friend troy pa

December 2, 2005

Your strength, character and courage have been an inspiration to us all. You fought a courageous battle and won.
May your family rest assured your love will never end. You were doing a job you enjoyed.
Your family, fellow officers and friends are in our thoughts and prayers.
Keep smiling down on us!

Garland PD

December 2, 2005

My prayers go out to the family of officer Nava, aswell to his fellow officer's in Blue. Welcome to your new detail. Tell Brian Hello, and that we miss him, aswell as we already miss you, Hank. "Smile On Brother"

Mr and Mrs. Sr Cpl. JT & Jena Sims
Dallas PD

December 2, 2005

God bless you Nava...You and your family are in our hearts...Unbelieavable brother truly unbelievable...You will always be remembered as a true hero...Honor and Respect to you brother...God bless you, your family and friends...

Officer J.O. Rodriguez
Mcallen, Tx. PD

December 1, 2005

Kayley and Justin, your daddy is in a better place. He's going to have a big Christmas with Jesus. God will always be with you and so will your father, watching over you and your mommy now until forever. He was a hero and we won't let anyone forget him. I promise.

December 1, 2005

For the second time in less than a month, we mourn the loss of a brother. Officer Nava, it is for your courageous acts and heroism that the citizens of this country sleep peacefully at night. You came to work on November 29 a hero, and you will be remembered as such.

So it is with great pride I pin this badge on my chest, and with great sorrow I wrap the black band around it. With a heavy heart and a head held up high, I go on to battle another day. I fight knowing that people like you stand at my side - men and women willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to keep this country safe.

God bless you Officer Nava, and God bless your family for providing you with the support you needed to carry out your calling as a hero. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. Rest in peace my brother.

Nemo Me Impune Lacessit.

Mesquite, Texas Police Department

December 1, 2005

The members of Police Wives Online would like to offer our deepest sympathies, thoughts , and prayers to the family, department, and friends of Officer Nava. Thank you for your service Officer Nava, you will never be forgotten.

December 1, 2005

You will stand amongst us always. God bless the family and friends of Officer Nava. You will never be forgotten!

PSO J Funke
DFW Airport Police

December 1, 2005

I can not express enough my deepest sympathy for the family, friends, and fellow officers of this great man. I only hope justice will be served, and that you, Officer Nava, may rest in peace, forever.

December 1, 2005

As I wasnt close to Hank I've known him since I was a explorer. Hank was a good man...and now he will watch over the rest of Fort Worth Ofcr's protecting them as he is now our gaurdian angel.


December 1, 2005

To Officer Nava: Rest easy now my brother, your duty is done.

To the Ft. Worth Police Department: Our thoughts and prayers go out to you all in this trying time. May God comfort, guide and protect you during these tough times and may you find peace in knowing that Officer Nava is in a better place and is watching over you all.

God Bless all of our Emergency Service Workers as they do an impossible job in a hard world. Watch over, guide and protect them each and every one.

James M. Higginbotham
Dallas County Security/Texas EMT-B

Security Officer James M. Higginbotham
Dallas County Security and Emergency Management

December 1, 2005

Hammerin Hank,

You will be so dearly missed, your smile, your laugh and your wit that you carried with you everywhere you went. I feel so blessed to have known you. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Hank there is no doubt in my mind you are smiling and dancing in the presence of the Lord. Your family will be taken care of by the thousands of lives that you have touched here on earth with your gentleness and kindness. God Bless Teresa, Kayle and Justin along with the rest of the Nava Family.

Joe Farah #2893

December 1, 2005

Hank, you were one of the brave in blue. You did your duties to the best of your duties, but unfortunetly you were taken from us way to early. I pray for your family and coworkers. Go rest high on that mountain and be our guardian angel while we continue to protect the streets down here. God bless you and your family.

Traffic Officer B.J. Thorne
Colleyville PD

December 1, 2005

Our thoughts and prayers for comfort and strength for this family, friends, and co workers. May God Bless each of you in the difficult days to come with peace that passes understanding. Please know others are holding you up in prayers daily.

Stephanie Hires Duplantis
1993 Spouse Survivor

Stephanie Hires Duplantis
Metroplex Chapter COPS

December 1, 2005

You sacrificed yourself for the benefit of society. Rest in peace with the rest of the heroes. May Almighty God give your wife, family and friends courage and strength until you meet again.

Carol Espinoza, Mother of
Officer Isaac Espinoza, SFPD, EOW 4/10/04

December 1, 2005

Rest in peace, my fellow brother in blue. You may be gone, but you will not be forgotten. May G-d comfort your loved ones during this horrific time in their lives

Officer Faith Gollob
Chesapeake Police Department

December 1, 2005

Hank, we loved you as a brother and we loved you as a good friend. I will always miss you. In the early days of my career, we worked on the Northside together. I even had the pleasure of knowing you before I joined the Fort Worth Police Department and FOREVER will you remain in our thoughts and in our heart. God Bless you Hank, and God Bless your family.

Officer M.F. Martinez #3066
Fort Worth Police Department

December 1, 2005

I would like to express my heartfelt sympathies and condolences to Officer Nava's wife, daughter, and son, and his extended family in blue at the Fort Worth Police Department. The streets of Heaven now have another Hero patrolling them.

Inv. William E. Sultz
Tarrant Co. Sheriff-Crime Scene Unit

December 1, 2005

Hank, you will never be forgotten. God be with your family.

December 1, 2005

on behalf of La Joya ISD Police Department to mrs. Nava recieve our condolences. I am truly sadden that my fellow officer and brother in blue has passed on. my thoughts and prayers go out to mrs. Nava and the Fort Worth Police Department. Deuteronomy 33:27 The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. God bless you mrs. Nava and may God Bless Officer Nava's memory

Ismael Fernandez patrolman
La Joya ISD Police Department

December 1, 2005

Rest in Peace...

Police Officer
Syracuse Police Dept,NY

December 1, 2005

God bless you and your family. Rest In Peace, you are safe in the hands of God.

A Fellow Officer

December 1, 2005

My heartfelt condolences to the Nava family and the Fort Worth Police Department. Officer Nava paid the ultimate sacrifice in serving his fellow citizens.

Police Officer
Berkeley PD, California

December 1, 2005

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