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.

My Dearest Heart Felt Condolence To Nathan's (that's what me and his Mom called him) Family:
Words can not express the hurt and anger I am feeling. We shared both good and bad times together. We got through it. I am so humble and thankful to say I(we) learned through our trial and error. We shared a special place in each other's heart. When I received the call at 0550 hours, I never thought I would be writing a Reflection today or saying farewell. At the end of the day, "Thank you for the time we shared, the friendship, compassion, dedication, professionalism, loving spirt and kidness". Thanks for my coffee and bagel you brought me when I came back to Homan Square. Tell my Mom, Momma Taylor and Uncle Ellie I said "Hi" and "I miss them dearly". Take Care Nathan aka Sugar Bear...
P.S. Don't eat too much butter beans and smoke turkey tails... Always Baby Girl

Sheila Watts
Chicago Police Dept. & Cook County Medical Examiners Office

October 3, 2008

May God bless Officer Taylor his family and Brothers/Sisters of Chicago Police Department.

Sgt. K. Nash Sr.
North Chicago

October 3, 2008

Rest in Peace now P.O. Nate Taylor, your wife and child will forever be in my prayers.

Chicago P.D.

October 2, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Officer Taylor. God Bless him for his bravery and service to the Chicago Police Dept. Rest in Peace sir. You will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

October 2, 2008



October 2, 2008

Rest in Peace Brother.

P.O. #8444
Chicago Police

October 2, 2008

Fallen Brother,
You paid the ultimate sacrifice. May the S.O.B. pay dearly for what he has done. We can all be glad one of your fellow brothers were able to squeeze off a couple rounds and striking this [email protected]#. You can rest now you are home.

Peace be with you brother.

Investigator Holloway

October 2, 2008

May God be with you, your family and friends during this difficult time.

Kelly, Chicago Citizen
Sister of a Police Officer

October 2, 2008

Rest in peace sir.My condolences to your family and friends.


October 2, 2008

For your dedication to duty, and the supreme sacrifice you will be forever remembered. God speed, Nate.

Sgt. John Stahl
Chicago Police Department

October 2, 2008

Such a sad sad day for the Chicago Police. Officer Taylor my prayers and condolences to your wife and daughter. To your friends and family. You will never be forgotten sir, and will be remembered in my prayers. Thank you for all your hard work, your dedication, bravery and sacrifices you gave in protecting the citizens of chicago. God Bless you as you sleep in God's Love and in His Arms
Kathi Halligan Philadelphia PA wife and mom of Philly LEO'S

Kathi Halligan
Philadelphia, PA.

October 2, 2008

Rest in peace Officer Taylor...

Genesee County, Michigan

October 2, 2008

Nathaniel, rest in peace and may God watch over your family. Semper Fi brother.


October 2, 2008

God's peace to the family of Officer Taylor. My fiance is an officer with CPD as is many other special friends, and I pray for their safety on a daily basis. Never is their enough gratitude for the unselfish sacrifice these officers do for the citizens of this city. I can never imagine the pain that you are experiencing now, but I pray for the day when you feel God lift the heavy burden from your heart. Trust in Him.

Officer Rhonda Thomas
Metro Water Police Dept. of Chgo.

October 1, 2008

I can only dream of the day when there are no further postings to this site. Meantime, my heart and prayers go to you loved ones and your department.

May God bless and comfort you all. Thank you sir, for your service.


October 1, 2008

Rest in peace Officer Taylor, may God bless you and your family.

Police Officer A. Murawski 004
Chicago Police Dept.

October 1, 2008

My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Nathaniel Taylor Jr. and to the entire Chicago Police Department. Thank you Ofc. Taylor for your years of dedication, service, and ultimate sacrifice to your community. God Bless.

Ofc. Eric Chiang
San Francisco Police Department

October 1, 2008

Rest In Peace Brother. Know that your killer is in custody and will pay for what he did. Watch over from above as we continue the watch from here. My condolences to your Family and the Chicago PD.

PO Fred Nordt
Lake Success PD, Long Island, NY

October 1, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Taylor family and the Chicago Police Dept. Another HERO was lost and shall not be for gotten..........

Off Bill Battista
Narberth PD(Pa)

October 1, 2008

When I first heard of the shooting before the officer's name was given, I felt bad. When I heard them say the name Nathaniel Taylor, Jr., my heart sank. Although I hadn't seen or spoken with Nate (as we called in H.S.) since high school, I couldn't help to miss the friend I once knew very well. I pray the family can find some comfort in knowing that he was much braver than most and his death was not in vain. But, in fact, his life dedicated to assuring what most of us take for granted everyday. I'm proud to say I knew him and only wish we had stayed in contact. Nathaniel Taylor, Jr., my friend, I salute you.

Brian L. Franks
High School friend

October 1, 2008

May you rest in the loving arms of our Lord and may the Peace that passeth all understanding dwell in the hearts and minds of your Family.

Detective G. Turner & Family
Chicago P.D.

October 1, 2008

Rest In Peace, Officer Taylor.

Lt T Carr

October 1, 2008

I didn't know you but your death saddens me greatly anyway.I don't like that this memorial site exists but how else would anyone know what great people all the officers listed here were and how much they will be missed. So rest easy now Nathaniel and know that your CPD family will make sure your family is taken care of as you along with all the other officers watch over us from above. Godspeed!

Chicago PD


October 1, 2008

My heart is heavy as I once again have to prepare to attend the services of yet, another Chicago Police Officer, killed in the line of duty. I have been a police officer for 29 years and have had to wear a mourning band on my star more times in the last three months than I have in my whole career. I pray that no one has to ever feel the grief that has overcome the members of this police department and their families. The senseless killing of a soldier doing the job that he loved so much, is truly, the ultimate sacrifice. Take your rest Nate, God will protect you now.
As the stars shine in the heavens above, we will know that you are present for roll call. May God Bless and protect your family.

Officer Rowena L. Langston #3766
Chicago Police Department

October 1, 2008

You've served well, now rest in peace "HERO"...WE WILL NOT FORGET.

Police Officer
Ellisville, Missouri Police Department

October 1, 2008

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