Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Larry James Nehasil

Livonia Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, January 17, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Larry James Nehasil

Rest in peace Officer Nehasil. Tragically you will no longer be around to protect the people of Livonia but thankfully your killer will no longer be around to victimize and terrorize your citizens either.

Police Officer Nelson Marti
New York State Park Police/Taconic region

January 18, 2011

Rest in Peace Sir, watch over the others on duty with St. Michael. Your family and loved ones are in our prayers.

Ofc. Aaron P. Sparks
Newbury Police Dept. NH

January 18, 2011

Please accept my profound condolence in your hour of grief on this sad occasion. May God rest his soul in peace and give you the strength to bear the loss of your dearest person in life.

Det/Sgt. Michael Korach retired
New Franklin Police Akron Ohio

January 18, 2011

God bless you brother.


January 18, 2011

My deepest thoughts go to your family, friends, and co-workers during this difficult time. We've crossed paths on the job in the past, and you were always very likeable and professional. Our brotherhood lost a good man when you left us. I wish I could have been there for you, pal. I would have been proud to serve and sacrifice alongside you.


Retired Police Corporal

January 18, 2011

Thank you to Officer Larry Nehasil and his family. May god be with you in your time of need. We all thank you for your dedication and perseverence to keep our brothers and sisters safe. Thank you.

Deputy Dale DeKorte
Kent County Sheriff Department

January 18, 2011

My thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Nehasil, his family, friends, and the entire Livonia Police Department. Thank you for your service Officer Nehasil. We've got the watch from here!!!

Fredericksburg Police Department (VA)

January 18, 2011

My family and I send our deepest condolences to the family of Officer Larry Nehasil. We extend condolences also to Officer Nehasil’s friends, coworkers and to the community of Livonia.

P. Martin and family

January 18, 2011

God's peace and speed Officer Nehasil. Thank you for your many years of brave, dedicated service. RIP brother.

P/O Popelka #7903
Chicago PD

January 18, 2011

Rest in peace brother! Thank you for your service to your community right to the very end! May God bless your family, friends and fellow officers.

Boston PD B-2

January 18, 2011

Your assignment here on Earth is now done. Rest in Peace, Keep watch on us from Heaven.

Officer Deanna Schmidt- Patrol Officer
Mattawan Police Department, Mattawan, Michigan

January 18, 2011

Chief Strzelecki and the entire Niles Police Department extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Nehasil. Godspeed.

Niles, Illinois Police Department

January 18, 2011

Another fallen brother officer because of some idiot.Our prayers and thought to your family and friends Rest In Peace my brother

Special Deputy Terry Ranshaw
Eaton County Sheriff Department

January 18, 2011

May be god woth the family of Ofc Nehasil, and to the men and women of the Livonia Police Dept.

Sgt. Greg McNeill
Federal Reserve Police ,6th Dist.

January 18, 2011

I was so sorry to hear this sad news. May God bless Officer Nehasil, his family and all the other brave men and women who put their lives on the line every day.

Mary Adams

January 18, 2011

All gave some, some gave all. My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the Livonia Police Department. Rest in peace Officer Nehasil.

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office
Ann Arbor, MI

January 18, 2011

Officer Nehasil,
Rest in peace brother.

Detective Dave Howell
Plano,Texas Police Dept-Auto Theft

January 18, 2011


KeLLy Brooks
Houston PD

January 18, 2011

As you departed the bonds of this earth and touched the face of God, know that the service and dedication you had for your department, its fellow officers and the citizens of your community will never be forgotten. May God comfort in this time of sorrow your family, your fellow officers and all those whose lives you have touched. RIP brother, we’ll take it from here.

Capt. James Moore
Gardner Kansas Police Department

January 18, 2011

My thoughts and prayers go out to Ofc. Nehasil Family and the the Livonia Police Deparmtent.
RIP Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP-Service, Traffic Unit

January 18, 2011

Thank you for your service. Officer's Nehasil family and children are in my prayers! Candice, an AZ officer's wife, mother, sister, daughter.


January 18, 2011

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 18, 2011

My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Nehasil's family, friends and co-workers. Another great officer taken away from us way too soon. RIP Officer Nehasil.

Marsha Perilloux

January 18, 2011

So sorry for your loss. May God be with you and comfort you during this difficult time.

Deputy Sheriff Wife

January 18, 2011

Condolences from myself and the Buena Vista Police Dept. I know this is a tough time for the family and friends and pray that God will comfort you during this time. there is a special place for policeman in Heaven, and Ofc. Nehasil will be welcomed by other fallen brothers. He was no doubt a man of Duty and Honor.

D/Sgt. Sean Waterman
Buena Vista P.D. Saginaw, Mi.

January 18, 2011

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