Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Natural Resources Officer Luke Douglas Nihart

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism - Law Enforcement Division, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, June 26, 2010

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Reflections for Natural Resources Officer Luke Douglas Nihart

Rest in peace Natural Resources Officer Nihart.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 2, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 29, 2018

Luke,

Limp Bizkit came on my Pandora station and I just laughed to myself when I remember how mad you use to get when I would blast it in the morning at KLETC. Miss you my friend.

David Rawls

July 8, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 26, 2015

Just reflecting on our time together at KLETC today since it is National Police Memorial Day. RIP my friend.

Dave Rawls
KLETC Roommate

May 15, 2015

Thank you Luke - we had many a conversation about this is this and that is that. I'm a better person for knowing you...bottom line. Thanks for who you were and what you represented. I miss our comedic conversations. I pray your family is in Christ! "See you on the other side" brother.

SGT. Ranger
Oklahoma State Parks

April 9, 2014

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

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

Merry Christmas Luke,

You may be gone but you are not forgotten by the 162nd KLETC

Bradley Hall
Former Safety Officer - Augusta Dept. of Safety

December 16, 2013

Hey Brother, was listening to Pandora today and Limp Bizkit came on and made me think of you and how much you hated me playing that CD over and over again in the morning when we were at KLETC. Sometimes I would turn it up louder when you were in the shower just to make sure that you would hear it! It still saddens me everytime that I think about you and realize that you are no longer with us.

Dave Rawls
KLETC Roommate

August 16, 2013

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

June 26, 2012

Thinking of and missing you on your 34th birthday my son. Your son and daughter are growing like weeds and just as precious as they can be. I thank God every day that you gave us Keri, Hunter and Brooke. We will always do our best to help look after them.

Mom

August 11, 2011

Officer Nihart,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Kansas. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
USBP

February 3, 2011

Luke will be missed. We were in the same class at kletc. I always enjoyed his sense of humor. He was quick with a smile and a joke, but was very commited to what he did.
God Bless to you all

Brendan D. Bailey, Chief of Police (rtrd
Hope Police Department

November 2, 2010

I got to know Luke for a short time while he was my roommate at KLETC. He could light up a room just by walking in and always could be counted on to do whatever needed to be done to lighten up the mood. RIP Luke, thank you for your service and may God open up the gates of Heaven for you.

David Rawls
KLETC Classmate

October 26, 2010

Luke:
RIP. My classmate my friend.

j.soyez
KLTC Academy classmate

October 5, 2010

Rest easy Brother In Law, your watch on earth is now over. I pray Gods mercy and Love towards your Family, and Loved ones.......

Sgt. John L. Gulledge (Ret.)
Escambia CO Sheriff's Office Pensacola FL.

July 31, 2010

REST IN PEACE

DEPUTY L. LAWRUKIEWICZ
MEADE COUNTY KS SHERIFFS DEPT.

July 30, 2010

RIP Brother, Thank you for your service

Anonymous

July 28, 2010

Dear Family, Friends, and Co-Workers of Natural Resources Officer Luke D. Nihart,

We are so sorry to here about your tragic loss of Natural Resources Officer Luke D. Nihart. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in support during this very difficult time. We know that sometimes there is little comfort that comes from words. Keep focused as you can on the memories and joyous times for these things may bring you comfort. Rely heavily on family, friends, and other law enforcement for support. Honor your fallen loved one, for their sacrifice will not be forgotten. Natural Resources Officer Luke D. Nihart is a hero.

Respectfully,

Alissa Scott
Widow of Beryl Wayne Scott
E.O.W. 09-10-02

Lisa Schultz
Widow of Don Schultz
E.O.W. 05-12-04

Co-Founders of Survivor Help Network

Anonymous

July 26, 2010

Luke,
May you rest in peace brother. There will never be anyone who will ever replace you. As your fellow law enforcement partner with KDWP, you always be missed. May you be the guardian angel to all of us.

Justin R. Wren
KDWP

July 13, 2010

Thank you for your service and courage. May your children always know that their daddy is, and will always be, a HERO and we will never forget. God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa
GEORGIA CIVILIAN

July 12, 2010

I salute you, Sir, for your bravery, courage, dedication to duty and ultimate sacrifice. May God Bless and comfort the family and friends of this American hero. Please take comfort in knowing that he will NEVER be forgotten and will FOREVER be a hero.

Sergeant, Retired
Fayetteville, AR PD

July 9, 2010

Thank you for your service. God bless you and your family.

Officer
Georgia

July 7, 2010

To the family and friends of Officer Luke Nihart and his fellow officers:

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Luke was tragically killed.

To Officer Nihart's family, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in the Bay Area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Luke gave to his community and the citizens of Kansas, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on June 26, 2010.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD (CA), eow 4/24/05

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 7, 2010

Rest In Eternal Peace dear Officer Luke D. Hihart. Thank you for your service. You will be remembered for your honorable service. God bless and keep your famile 'til you are reunited once again.

Margaret Hood
Citizen Watch

July 6, 2010

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