Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Park Ranger Christopher Nickel

United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, January 29, 2011

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Reflections for Park Ranger Christopher Nickel

It is sad to see you go. I only wish we could have played more golf together. You will be missed in the Southeast Utah group of parks.

Park Ranger Mike Henry
Arches National Park

February 26, 2011

Rest in peace Ranger Nickel, my sincere condolences to your wife and parents and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the golden forests. Terry F. Zech


February 26, 2011

My condolences to your family and friends, rest in peace!

Investigator Ken Hudgens
USAF AFFTC/DPL Fraud Investigations

February 25, 2011

It was an honor to know you and start our career together. FLETC Class NPRI-305

U.S. Park Ranger Raymond Little
National Park Service

February 25, 2011

Rest in peace brother. Enjoy watch in the parks of heaven. I will see you up there one day.

Police Officer II Dan Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

February 25, 2011

Our deepest sympathy to the dear family, friends, and co-workers of Ranger Chris Nickel. God Bless him for his service to the U.S. Department of the Interior-National Park Service. Rest in Peace sir, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, NC

February 24, 2011

My heart breaks for your family. Being a NPS Ranger, you must have really enjoyed your work as I did quite a few years ago. Sorry your life ended so soon but the last things you saw must have been the beautiful images of nature. My prayers are with your family.

Former NPS Ranger & Survivor of Trooper Calvin Taylor

February 24, 2011

Rest in peace, sir. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones.

Greater love hath no one than this, that someone lays down his life for his friends. John 15:13

Friend of USFS Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9/20/08


February 24, 2011

My family would like to send our condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Park Ranger Chris Nickel~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, Ranger Nickel.

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

February 24, 2011

To his family and friends, please take comfort that his NPS family will never forget our brother Chris.

Chris, rest easy brother. We'll take it from here.

Chief Ranger Regina Klein Dissler
National Park Service

February 24, 2011

Rest in peace my brave brother

Lt. Ohio S.O

February 24, 2011


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

February 23, 2011

Ranger Nickel thank you for your service. May God bless you and your family. Rest in peace. You will not be forgotten!

Del Rio Police Department (Texas)

February 23, 2011

RIP brother Chris.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Det. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Dept

February 23, 2011

Rest in Peace Sir...............

Officer Thomas Wiederhold, retired
Fort Worth Texas PD

February 23, 2011

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the National Park Service. May you rest in peace.

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

February 23, 2011

To the family, friends, and collegues of Park Ranger Nickel. We would like to send our deepest sympathies during this difficult time.

Session 50
Zone 5 Police Academy, NY

February 23, 2011

Our prayer is that the peace of God will bring comfort to Chris's family.

Chaplain Bill Upton

February 23, 2011

My thoughts are with you, your family and police family.
Brother of Jeremy Chambers
EOW 04-24-2006

Chris Chambers
Saint Louis Co Police Dept

February 23, 2011

Thanks for your service and may you rest in peace.

Det. John Creamer
Daytona Beach Police

February 23, 2011

Thank you for your service and keeping parklands safe & family oriented for us all. Your service to the Department of Interior, the public and your community. I am so sorry your family has to give you up, but you will have your final reward. Bless your family in this tie of deep sorrow.

Mom of a Cop

February 23, 2011

RIP Ranger. Thank you for your service.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi #1249
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 23, 2011

Ranger Nickel, thank you for your service. Rest in peace.

Michelle - wife of US Marshal

February 23, 2011

The Florida Police Chiefs Association would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Park Ranger Chris Nickel, and the USDI - National Park Service. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of great sadness. Please take comfort in knowing that your extended law enforcement family grieves with you. Ranger Nickel, we thank you for your service. You will not be forgotten.

Members and Staff
Florida Police Chiefs Association

February 23, 2011

Rest In Peace Brother...

BART Police Department, CA.

February 23, 2011

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