Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Paul Winston Nauden

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, May 20, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Paul Winston Nauden

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"


October 21, 2011

Hey Paul,

I have fond memories of our academy class (90-1F) and you helped make that possible. Your loss is a terrible tragedy. I hope to be at the memorial in May to hear your name read and to pay my respects.

Fred Lane, Special Agent
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs OIG (former CPD)

August 28, 2011

Rest in peace brother and our prayers go out to your family and friends on C.P.D.

Cicero P.D.

August 25, 2011

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



July 27, 2011

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



July 27, 2011

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Paul Nauden and the Chicago Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Nauden, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

July 10, 2011

God Bless your family in these difficult days ahead. I know you were doing what you love and thank them for your service.

Police Sgt.
Hialesah Fl PD Raised in Chi town

June 26, 2011

Thank you for your service, Officer Nauden. May you rest in peace. My condolences to family and friends of Officer Nauden, as well as to our brothers and sisters at Chicago Police Department; know that we grieve with you.

Reserve Officer L. Brown
Rainier Police Department

June 23, 2011

Rest in Peace Paul, my family and departments prayers are with you and your family, may our God watch over them and you for ever. Ron Redding

detective sgt.
Joshua Police Dept. ( Texas )

June 23, 2011



June 22, 2011

On behalf of the 6,131 members of the American Association of State Troopers (AAST), we extend our sincere condolences to Officer Nauden’s family as well as the members of the Chicago Police Department. AAST members throughout the United States know first hand what all of you are going through right now. We will continue to keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Ken Howes, Executive Director
American Association of State Troopers

June 20, 2011

Rest in Peace, Brother. Thank you for your service.

Sgt. Kevin Kratz
Buena Vista Twp Police Department (Michigan)

June 19, 2011

To the Family and the Department:

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time. May it help in some small way to know others care.

Kay D. Wood
Mother of Deputy Marshal Glen Denning DeVanie, E.O.W. 4/2/2003

June 19, 2011

I don't know you but you must be a cousin because we have the same last name and no one has this name other than my relatives.
But as an officer of the law I know you have fought a good fight. May you rest in peace my cousin. Wish I could have known you personally. To his wife and children I say God is the way. He will heal you in due time. Lay all your troubles and sorry on him for there is no other to lean on. I may not know you but I feel your pain. I will pray for you and the family.
Joyce Nauden Douglas

Joyce Nauden Douglas
you must be my cousin

June 18, 2011

May God give you a Peace that passes all understanding. Heaven has another of our wonderful Heroes.

Jane Johnson
Surviving Spouse of Jimmy Johnson, Carrollton PD

June 17, 2011

Rest in peace Officer Nauden, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Terry F. Zech


June 17, 2011

Our deepest condolences to the dear family, friends, and fellow officers at CPD. God Bless Officer Nauden for his service and the sacrifice he made to keep others safe. Rest in Peace our brother in blue, you will not be forgotten.

Sgt. Jim May (ret)
CMPD Charlotte, North Carolina

June 17, 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

June 17, 2011

God Speed, Brother.

P.O. K. Murphy
Union PD,NJ

June 16, 2011

Rest in peace my brother. God Bless his family at this time

of need.

Det. James P. McGrath(Retired)
schenectady Police Department

June 16, 2011

Officer Nauden, thank you for your many years of dedication and service! God Bless my brother!

Deputy M. Chavez Jr.
Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California

June 16, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers of this brave officer, Rest in Peace.

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriff's Office

June 16, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Nauden as well as the brotherhood at Chicago Police Department. May you rest in God's eternal peace our brother!

Detective Mark Techmanski
City of Syracuse (NY) Police Department

June 16, 2011

Officer Nauden,

Rest In Peace Sir. We'll take it from here. God Speed.

Ofc. D. Abbott
Peterborough Police Dept. (NH)

June 16, 2011

Rest in peace brother. We will keep the fight from here.

I hope in time your family and agency finds peace in your passing.

Enjoy patrol on the streets of heaven.

Police Officer II
San Diego Police Department

June 16, 2011

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