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

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Livonia Police Department. May you rest in peace.

Off. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Ret. Haverford Police

January 21, 2011

Your funeral today was very touching. Our hearts go out to your family, and your Livonia PD family. Our prayers are with them, and God bless you.

Special Agent

January 21, 2011

Rest In Peace Brother!

Our thoughts and prayers are with your fellow officers as well as your family!

Hamtramck Police

January 21, 2011

So sorry for your incredible loss. May God send you comfort during this incredible time of sorrow.

Teri McPhail
Wife of Jackson Cty FL Deputy

January 21, 2011

"My Brother"

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was idealistic and believed he could make a difference.
He was immensely proud of the uniform and the badge and what they represent.
He felt privileged to be of service to his department, his community and to his country.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was friendly, courteous, and polite, yet firm.
He laughed and joked, but was serious when necessary.
He was competent, trained, and professional.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He had a strong sense of right and wrong and became
frustrated when true justice became sidetracked.
He felt the sharp criticism that goes with the job, but he
never wavered.
He stood by and for his fellow officers.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He longed for his family during the long hours.
He worried about them during his shifts and the lonely
weekends, holidays and midnights when they were apart.
He felt guilty about the lost time, but knew his calling
and prayed they would understand.

He was a cop.

Although I never met him, I knew him.
He was a good son, a loving husband, and a devoted father.
He was dedicated to the profession and cared about the
people he served.
He wanted to do the best job that he could and strived to
be the best he could be.
He was a good citizen and a good neighbor.

He was a cop.

Yes, I did know him.
He was a cop, he was my Brother.

Rest easy Brother Larry, we have the watch...

”I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.”
---Isaiah 6:8

You answered the call and made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy in God's kingdom and watch over us as we continue the battle here on earth!!!

Rio Rancho Police Department

January 21, 2011

God bless the family, friends of Police Officer Larry Nehasil and to all the brave members of the Livonia Police Department for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

New Jersey State Police

January 21, 2011

Rest in peace, your sacrifice will never be forgotten........

Detective Edward Carlile
Northfield PD (OH)

January 21, 2011

Rest in Peace and my prayers are with your family and friends

Deputy Latour ( retired)
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office

January 21, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers reach out to the dear family and friends of Officer Nehasil. God Bless him for his service and sacrifice he made to keep others safe. Rest in Peace dear brother, hero's are never ever forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

January 20, 2011

My thoughts are with the Nehasil family and the Livonia Police Department. As a Canadian Police Officer it does not get any easier to deal with the loss of a brother or sister officer no matter which side of the boarder we serve on. May God be with you all and Larry, RIP my man. You deserve it.

Constable Douglas Lent
Durham Regional Police Service

January 20, 2011



January 20, 2011

Another senseless loss, a coward preying on innocent people and officers serving and protecting their community. God bless the family of Officer Nehasil, his friends, the Department and all heros who put on a badge daily protecting society. Rest, dear hero,rest.

Mother of a Sergeant
Colorado Springs PD

January 20, 2011

Thank you for your service and bravery. God Bless and Godspeed.


January 20, 2011

My heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and fellow officers of Officer Nehasil.

While no one who wears a badge wants to be put into such a situation, you put yourself into the line of fire to protect those whom you might not have even known despite the danger. While I did not have the privilege to have known him personally, I am certain that he has found a place in heaven.

Rest in peace my friend; those of us who remain will cover your post on the thin blue line.

Police Officer Ryan McNeil
Medicine Lodge (KS) Police Department

January 20, 2011

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of P.O. Larry Nehasil~you're in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on and help heal your hearts. May you find comfort and support with those around you. God bless you and rest in peace, Officer Nehasil.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of a fallen MI P.O. eow 2004

January 20, 2011


Deputy J.D.Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office

January 20, 2011

Rest Easy Brother.

Michigan State Police

January 20, 2011

Rest in peace Officer Larry Nehasil I render a final salute.

North Greenbush, NY PD

January 20, 2011

We all owe Officer Larry Nehasil an enormous debt of gratitude for having watched over us for the past 20 years. Because of the profession he dedicated his life to, Officer Nehasil sacrificed precious time with his wife, sons, family and friends and faced danger daily. Now he has made the ultimate sacrifice, and we are saddened by this tragic and needless death. Our prayers are sent up for his family and fellow officers as they face the days and years ahead without him. This hero made a difference in the world and will continue to be remembered. His loss is a loss for everyone.

Amy Bonneau
Grateful Citizen

January 20, 2011

On Behalf of the officers of the Tampa Police Department, we send our deepest condolences. In twenty years of service, Officer Nehasil has helped a countless number of people. His service is recognized and honored by all!

His loss leaves a void with all his brothers/sisters in blue. May God Bless the family and members of the Livonia Police Department.

Officer Shane Gadoury
Tampa Police Department

January 20, 2011

I just wanted to tell his family, friends and department how sorry I am that you are all having to experience this tragic experience. I pray for peace while you walk through this journey of grief.

Denise Scarbrough
Surviving Spouse, Sgt. Michael Scarbrough EOW 2/9/05

January 20, 2011

Our entire staff sends our thoughts and prayers to the family of Officer Nehasil and to the Livonia PD. Your braverly and service to our Country will always be honored. RIP brother Larry.

Director Griffin / MPS DOPS
Airport Security Division

January 20, 2011

My sincerest sympathy to the family and friends of Police Officer Larry Nehasil as well as to the Livonia Police Department. Rest in peace Officer Nehasil, you are gone but will not be forgotten...

Dispatcher Sue Rusch
Punta Gorda PD, Punta Gorda FL

January 20, 2011

I never had the honor of meeting Officer Nehasil, but as a fellow police officer I feel I knew him well by his character. Larry Chose a path in life that is chosen by few but needed by many, that of a protector. Larry CHOSE to put himself in harms way for others, first as a police officer, and then by his choice of assignments. It is these choices that make Larry a hero. "It is not how these officers died that made them heroes, it is how they lived."

For Larry's family, friends, and coworkers at the Livonia Police Department, I hope you can find some comfort in the number of entries left here on this site. Larry was a member of a very large family, that of law enforcement, and he will be forever remembered "A HERO". From myself and all the members of the Dearborn Heights PD......
GOD Bless & GOD Speed

Cpl Keith VanValkenburgh
Dearborn Heights PD (MI)

January 20, 2011

RIP Brother...

Ofc. B. Spencer
Vero Beach PD (Florida)

January 20, 2011

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