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.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Ofc. Nava Jr, his family, friends and fellow officers.

AZ Narc

December 1, 2005

Today we have lost one the finest Law enforcement professionals I have ever had the honor and privilege of knowing and working with. Hank Nava was tireless in his dedication to law enforcement, and always there for a friend in time of need. Anyone who met Hank was a better person for knowing him.
My family's prayers are with the Nava Family.
Watch over us from above my Brother.

Sergeant D. Armstrong 2553
Austin, Texas Police Department

December 1, 2005

Officer Nava, I know you are in a much better place now, in the best of company. I will keep you and your family in my prayers always. You are a true hero. Thank you for the 14 years of service to our community in keeping us safe. You will never be forgotten.

December 1, 2005

Our prayers are with Officer Nava's family. Our hearts ache for the sacrifice made to protect and serve.

May God in his infinite mercy comfort those in pain and continue the unprecented unity, support, and outpouring of those who proudly wear the badge.

Bob Phillips
Heartland World Ministry Church

Bob Phillips

December 1, 2005

Rest in Peace Brother

Henry County Sheriff's Department (Indiana)

December 1, 2005

Brother Nava,

May the road rise up to meet you,
May the wind be always at your back,
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
And the rains fall soft upon your fields,
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the palm of His hand.

You’re Brothers in Blue

Untouchables Motorcycle Club

December 1, 2005

Another sad story of a fine officer struck down in the prime of his life and career by a piece of scum, whose own mother had cast him off.

December 1, 2005

This is also why you pay taxes, for the authorities are God's servants, who give their full time to governing. Give everyone what you owe him: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; If revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor. (Romans 13)

Officer Nava you definitely earned your brothers respect, and it's an honor to call you a brother. Rest in peace, you will not be forgotten.

Texas Highway Patrol

December 1, 2005

Even though I did not know you, I would have been honored to call you my friend, you gave the ultimate and I will never forget you. You are fallen but not forgotten.


December 1, 2005

Rest in peace brother

Atlanta Police

December 1, 2005

even though I did not know you, I would have been honered to call you my friend. You gave the ultimate, you are fallen but not forgotten, rest easy.


December 1, 2005

God bless the family of Officer Henry (Hank) Nava Jr. and to all the members of the Fort Worth Police Department for your loss. My Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

State Trooper
New Jersey State Police

December 1, 2005

May Gods Blessing be upon the Nava Family and the Fort Worth PD Family

Sr. Sgt. Steven W. Jones
Dallas SO

December 1, 2005

I'm truley sorry for your loss. Just a few weeks ago I lost my best friend and co-worker to gunfire. (Brian Jackson EOW 11-13-05) I only rest knowning that he and Hank both did their jobs without thinking about family, but about doing the right thing. God bless the true HEROS in our lives.

Sgt J P Jacob
Dallas PD

December 1, 2005

Thank you for your dedicated service to your community and your department. May the Lord bless you and keep you. May they never forget your faithful service to your community and department and the brave HERO that you were. To Mrs. Nava, children, family, friends and co-workers, our heartfelt prayers and sympathies are with you. May God be with you all during this very sorrowful time. Words will never compensate the loss you have suffered. We pray that He now gives you all strength in your time of need. May you find peace in the thought, that we as friends in law enforcement, take this time to lift you up in prayer.

For your act of unselfish bravery and courage Officer Nava, we salute you. Blessed are the peacemakers

Denise & Erin Hunter, Widow and Daughter
Sgt. Gregory L. Hunter, Grand Prairie, TX Police Dept., EOW 6-18-04

December 1, 2005

God bless you Officer Nava and thank you for your service. May your death serve to remind everyone in the public of the dangers law enforcement officers face everyday. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and co-workers.

Sgt. E. Sheffield

December 1, 2005

My most sincere sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Nava; may he rest in peace.

Linda Lamm - LEO Wife and Sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

December 1, 2005

Rest now my brother, it's time for us to take your watch. God bless you and be with your family, friends and co-workers during this tragic and sad time.

MPO Paul Moeller
Joliet Illinois Police Department

December 1, 2005

To the wife, children, family and friends of Officer Nava as well as all in law enforcement:

Ron and I have been following this story online through your local stations since seeing the initial coverage on We just watched the press conference and were moved to tears by the emotion shown on the faces and in the words of all involved. What I saw was the utmost in "brotherhood" that comes with being in a law enforcement family. My hope is that this, along with your faith, will help to get you through the difficult days ahead.

Mrs. Nava:

The strength you showed by appearing at that press conference so soon after your husband's death is amazing to me. Draw on that strength and your faith now as you and your babies begin the most difficult journey of your lives. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you, as well as all those who have been touched by this tragic loss.

Tina & Ron Brooks (Ret.)
Henrico County, VA Mounted Unit

Tina & Ron Brooks
Henrico County, VA Mounted Unit (Ret.)

December 1, 2005

Rest easy brother.. you will be missed. Please look over all brother n sisters in blue!


December 1, 2005

Rest in peace Brother Hank, you are a true hero and will never be forgoten for your service and courage. Our family sends our blessings to your friends and family, may God be with you during this time and give you comfort.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham Retired
Sand Springs Okla Police Department

December 1, 2005



December 1, 2005

Rest now brother. You will be greeted by many of our brothers and sisters when you reach your eternal reward. We will keep the watch here until we join you in heaven.

Sergeant Michael Flusche
Dallas Police Department

December 1, 2005

Your smile and service will never be forgotten.Rest in Peace my Brother. Our prayers are with You, Your Family and the Department.Thank you for a job Well Done!! Walk your new beat proudly and hold your head high! You are Truly the definition Of "Fort Worth's Finest.
God Bless You!

Fort Worth Police Department

December 1, 2005

Hank, thank you for your sacrifice. You will never be forgotten. I bet Christmas is really awesome in Heaven.

To Hank's wife, children, family and co-workers...may God bless and keep you in this time of mourning. May He carry you when you cannot walk on your own. I'm sorry for your loss but rest assured, he will never be forgotten

Be safe, everyone
Friend of Peter Grignon EOW 3/23/05

LEO Loved One
LMPD, Kentucky

December 1, 2005

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