Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Niels L. Hansen

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, February 18, 1871

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Reflections for Patrolman Niels L. Hansen

Officer Hansen's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 2-28-18 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police (IL)

February 28, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

February 18, 2018

Patrolman Hansen,
On today, the 146th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 18, 2017

This is my great-great-great grandfather. I am very proud of my family members who chose to be police officers. To everyone in law enforcement, thank you for your service.

Teri Vallas
great-great-great granddaughter

March 24, 2014


Lead Officer

August 4, 2012

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Hansen. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 30, 2012

Comrade, as the 139th anniversary of your passing approaches I shall remember you with a prayer. You are not forgotten.

Detective Tom Downes

February 12, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 138th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. You must have been very proud to have your descendent follow in your footsteps.

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.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

February 18, 2009

On Sept 18,2008 Neils received the honor he deserved. His name was placed on the Chicago Police Gold Star Memorial on the Chicago lakefront.

William Vallas
Great-Great Grandson

October 14, 2008


Van Den Berghe

February 11, 2008

Thank you Patrolman Hansen for trying to make the world a better place. Thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Heros are never forgotten. Rest in peace.

911 Dispatcher

May 4, 2007

What you did in service to your community meant more than you'd ever guess - Thank you so much for your service.

Sgt Don "Boots" Jensen Retired
Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee, WI

May 3, 2007

You are not forgotten.

Rest In Peace.

Officer Paladino
Colorado Springs PD

May 3, 2007

Patrolman Hansen,
It has taken over 136 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago.



April 30, 2007


Boston MA

April 30, 2007

This is my Great-Great Grandfather, with the help of Rick Barrett I am in the process of getting Neils memorialzed on the Police memorial in Chicago

Retired PO W Vallas
Great-Great Grandson oh Neils Hansen

April 30, 2007

Though it took time for you to receive proper tribute, your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

A citizen

April 29, 2007

It has taken 136 years but your name finally appears where it belongs, with all the other heroes. I'm sure the Chicago Police Dept. will add your name to their monument on the lake front to be displayed with honor and dignity that you deserve. Keep watch over those CPD officers still out on patrol watching over the thin blue line. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

April 29, 2007

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