Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Nathaniel Taylor, Jr.

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, September 28, 2008

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Reflections for Police Officer Nathaniel Taylor, Jr.

Rest in peace and always know that both your military and police service as well as your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 28, 2020

We worked at the Hyatt regency hotel you my partners And me, the work was hard, the days were long but you made them fun for me.your not with us in the flesh and I understand that our father wanted you home right then,And I thank you Father for all that you do and for blessing me with a true and loyal friend. I will never forget you and I will stay strong through out each and every day, the man who did the bad thing to you just don't know who he has taken away.But that's okay, I will stay strong and keep striving to get to the top, I will keep you in my heart and follow your lead for justice and I will not stop.
I love you Nate . you are truly missed and will never be forgotten.
Sincerely and heart broken, your brother in Christ and fellow veteran (Hurrah)!!!!!!
Major Taylor

Abe 3 major Taylor us Navy

October 25, 2019

I came across your tombstone as I walked past to bury my uncle and noticed your birth year the same as mines, you were on the PD force and served in the military. Although I'm not a resident of Chicago. I would still like to thank you for your service in the community and our country.❤

Chaundra Young

December 12, 2018

Officer Taylor,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO/Former Marine

United States Border Patrol

September 28, 2018

Officer Nathaniel Taylor Jr., you will never ever be forgotten. Thank you for your service to our nation as a U.S. Marine, and for your service to our nation as an undercover drug agent. You are a true hero like so many of your brothers and sisters in Law Enforcement. Thank you for your service, and may your soul rest in Heaven with our Lord God.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

February 16, 2018

Just wanted to express that you are not forgotten my brother...words simply cannot convey how much you are missed. You and your family continue to be in my prayers. Semper Fidelis!

Lt Pete Piazza (Retired)

May 27, 2017


Illinois Antique Emergency Vehicle Assn.

June 24, 2015

My Law Enforcement Brother, you are truly missed and will never be forgotten. God Speed!!!!!!!!!!

Detective Ricky A. Bean
Chicago Police Department

January 13, 2015

You have not been forgotten. Continue to keep watch over those you love dearly. You are a true hero

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

September 28, 2013

Rest in peace, brother. Your sacrifice is not in vain and you will never be forgotten.

Officer Nathan Taylor
California Highway Patrol

October 1, 2012

Gone, but not forgotten. Continue to keep watch over us all.
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family friends and colleagues.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

September 28, 2012

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. Continue to keep watch over all of them and those still out on patrol. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

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

September 28, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Taylor. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 27, 2012

Semper Fi and Rest in Peace my brother in arms and in blue. You have served well here and now you have been called to stand guard at the gates. You will NEVER be forgotten and you know that.

To his family and friends; We as Marines know the risks and challenges in a life threatening job yet we still accept it. It is not because we have big egos, or the power, but simply because of a question asked of us in boot camp. The Drill Instructors told us to reach deep and find the courage to endure the next 13 weeks of hell. They followed it up with the question: If we don't do it, who will?

Everyone asks themselves this question in law enforcement academy and I believe, truly believe, it takes a special person to acknowledge, commit, and endure these challenges. God has him and I shall meet him one day as you will see him again. Amen.

Police Officer 1 John Edwards II
Guam Police Department/US Marine

March 27, 2012

Born and raised in Chicago I always had respect in my hometown police department. Prayers to all those who made the ultimate sacrifice serving and protecting the city my family resides in. Remembering Officer Taylor. Rest in Peace. Never forgotten.

Senior Special Agent (SSA Ret)

March 27, 2012

Rest in peace, my fellow brother, in Law Enforcement. You have served your Country, and your community well. My deepest condolences to his family, friends, and fellow officers, in Chicago. God Bless.

Police Officer, CA Wood
Houston Police Department

March 27, 2012

Like a comet
Blazing 'cross the evening sky
Gone too soon

Like a rainbow
Fading in the twinkling of an eye
Gone too soon

Shiny and sparkly
And splendidly bright
Here one day
Gone one night

Like the loss of sunlight
On a cloudy afternoon
Gone too soon

Clergy Association of IL

March 8, 2012

That POS was found guilty of your murder today. Semper Fi Nate

CPD Gang Investigations Section
Chicago Police

January 26, 2012

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones on this day and every day. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones, guide them as they continue their jounrey on this earth. You will never be forgotten as true heroes never die.

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

September 28, 2011

Hard to believe two years has come and gone since you were taken from us. I remember working with you several times during Special Employment and thought to myself this guy is a great police officer. You will never be forgotten. Tomorrow morning at the same time of your incident, I will be at the scene to remember you and say a prayer. You will not be forgotten.

Detective Thomas Downes

September 27, 2010

Nate, you were a kind and gentle spirit and a loyal friend. As you look down from heaven, know that you are truly missed.

Det. Lorna Conley
Chicago Police Department

May 12, 2010

Always remembered & honored 4 his service & his ultimate sacrifice.

Mother, daughter, sister & granddau. of LEOs

February 24, 2010

Hey Nate
I was just thinking about you and wanted to let you know. We miss you

P.O. W.Johnson

February 11, 2010

I remember the unfortunate night you came in to ACMC when a coward attempted to stop you from doing God's work. It was hysterical. But, in the face of my remaining calm and assisting other POs as they approached the hospital, my heart hurt for, of the many gun shot victims we receive at ACMC, this was not typical. My brother, you, a fellow PO, were enroute to this hospital. It is true that it is not how you died that matters so much as how you lived. You have touched the lived of so many by your service as a PO. Rest in Peace and continue the work. 19Paul.

ACMC Public Safety/Robbins (IL) PD

January 10, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the first anniversary 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.

Larry was also a fellow Marine and I also thank you for your service to our country whole serving in the Corps. Semper Fi.

Rest In Peace. I pray for solace for your family.

Phyllis Lo


September 28, 2009

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