Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Jeremy Nicholas Henwood

San Diego Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 7, 2011

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Reflections for Police Officer Jeremy Nicholas Henwood

Lord Jesus, as we watch America’s Peace Officers succumb to the wicked and evil in this world, Shot and Killed in the Line-of-Duty, it becomes difficult for us to pick up and move forward. Our communities are on the brink of exploding with tension. In light of the peace officers who are no longer with us, I pray for endurance for our communities and law enforcement agencies. Carry us through this time of strife, that through our struggles, our bonds may grow even more unbreakable. In Your mighty and holy name, I pray. Amen.

Holy Scriptures on Law Enforcement’s Mission:

“For the policeman [peace officer] does not frighten people who are doing right; but those doing evil will always fear him. So if you don’t want to be afraid, keep the laws and you will get along well. The policeman [peace officer] is sent by God to help you. But if you are doing something wrong, of course you should be afraid, for he [the peace officer] will have you punished. He [the peace officer] is sent by God for that very purpose. Obey the laws, then, for two reasons: first, to keep from being punished, and second, just because you know you should.” [Romans 13:3-5 TLB]

[Jesus Said,] “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 ESV]

And he [Jesus] said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.” [Luke 23:43 ESV]

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

“And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.” [Isaiah 6:8 ESV]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA, FCPO-USA
Ordained Christian Global Outreach Minister No. 36526
The Badge 183 Peacemakers Prayer Ministry

January 12, 2024

Yesterday was the 9th anniversary of this Officer's murder. Officer Jeremy Henwood was a U.S. Marine
Veteran and after serving in the Military he the became a Police Officer with SDPD. His last act , was an act of kindness to a young boy at McDonald’s. The boy did not have enough money to buy a cookie on his own, so Officer Henwood bought it for him. He then got in his patrol car and within minutes was shot and seriously wounded while stopped at a red light. His murderer wanted to kill a cop simply because they were a cop and saw an opportunity seeing Officer Henwood at the red light. Officer Henwood was transported to Scripps Mercy Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds early the next morning. Officer Jeremy Henwood is a true Hero and should also be remembered for having a kind Heart. RIP Jeremy.

P.O. SCPD ( Ret. )
Suffolk County Police Department , Long Island N.Y.

August 8, 2020

Rest in heavenly peace thank you for your service

Mark Mottola

August 7, 2020

Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 7, 2020

As a fellow brother in arms and military veteran, I say a prayer for you and your family. Your sacrifice and devotion to duty will be remembered and I hope the senseless act that led to your death will also not be forgotten .

Detective Wastine Allen
Miami-Dade Police Department

July 2, 2020

Officer Jeremy Henwood will never ever be forgotten; RIP.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired.
New York State Police - Troop D

April 23, 2020

I don't know why, but I thought of Jeremy and his sister today. His sister met my daughter through Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.). I used to live in San Antonio, TX, where Jeremy is buried and used to visit his grave site at Ft. Sam Houston, along with others, from time to time. God Bless Jeremy's family and the families of all fallen first responders.

Lt Col Melinda J. Morrell
USAF (Ret), surviving stepmother, Officer Brian Walsh, EOW 3-21-2010

January 27, 2020

I have not forgotten you.


December 23, 2019

Officer Jeremy Henwood served the citizens of San Diego with pride and honour. A man that was known for his kindness and dedicated service to the United States Of America, Officer Jeremy Henwood will forever be an inspiration and a hero to me and many others around the world.

Never forgotten, blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called the children of God.

Rest easy, we have next watch brother.

Security Officer Stephen Parry

December 4, 2019

Never forgotten....

Detective Sergeant Linda Griffin
San Diego Police Department

August 7, 2019

Miss you Jeremy! Remember you and my husband studying in our home for the police academy. You are truly missed!

Amy Grady

August 7, 2019

It was a pleasure serving with you Sir. I'll be out there soon!!


Eric Darden

July 19, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Henwood.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 18, 2019

I just wanted to let you know you aren't forgotten Brother. Merry Christmas hero

Christian Cherniss

December 25, 2018

As the biblical scripture tells us " No greater love that one could give except he lays down his life for someone, as in humanity." Thank you, Officer Jeremy Henwood.

Deborah Williams
Citizen of America

November 12, 2018

I never met you, but your lost caused a great pain in my heart. And that pain, has awaken a burning desire to become a police officer one day. I will do the best of my ability to be part of the San Diego law enforcement.

My deepest respect and sympathy for your love ones. I will continue praying for you and all law enforcement officers.

Thank you for your service

Miguel antonio Reyes jazmin

October 4, 2018

I cannot thank you for your service. I will use your case to promote pro-le cases and I will NEVER forget you. God bless you.

David Jarvis #154
CSO Supervisor
University of California Berkeley Police Department

September 30, 2018

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 20, 2018

Edit: 13yr old.

LJ Kitahata Gularian

August 14, 2018

Continued Peace to Officer Henwood!
Just before his horrible death by the hands of a madman he made an impression on a young boy that left a profound affect!
Ofc Henwood bought the 11yr old cookies & encouraged him to “follow your goals!”
Ofc sir, you are remembered!!

LJ Kitahata Gularian

August 14, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 7th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 7, 2018

Officer Henwood you are one of the many reasons I decided to put the badge on. Your service to your community will never be forgotten.

Officer Tyler S. Norton
Hackleburg Police Department

February 12, 2018

The citizens of the United States owe Officer Jeremy Henwood a debt which cannot be fully repaid. We recognize his sacrifice and that of his relatives today, on the sixth anniversary of his death.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

August 7, 2017

R.I.P. officer Jeremy, I'm so sorry. Prayers to his family and to y'all. God Bless all y'all

Retired paramedic Laura Goodwin-Bowen

July 29, 2016

Officer Henwood, I did not know you, but I don't have to. I have known enough LEOs to know that you had a heart of gold. You cared deeply for your community and you served with pride and professionalism. I grew up saying goodbye to several San Diego Police Officers during a different time period that were taken before their time too, and you are with those officers in Valhalla now. "Thank you for your service, Officer Henwood. Thank you for serving our country. You are a true hero."

Veronica (Morgan) Forston
former San Diego Police Explorer Captain

July 26, 2016

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