Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman II Nickolaus Edward Schultz

Merrillville Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, September 7, 2014

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Reflections for Patrolman II Nickolaus Edward Schultz

Rest in peace brother. We will take it from here.

Deputy Timothy Ferrell
El Paso County Sheriff's Office

September 8, 2014

Rest in peace, Patrolman. I'll be praying for your friends, family, and agency.

Reserve Deputy Ian J. Beuckelaere
Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office

September 8, 2014

Kindly accept my heartfelt condolences for the tragic loss of Officer Schultz. My thoughts and prayers are with all concerned at this most difficult time.

Rest easy brother.

P.O. (Ret) Donald Current #2461
City of New York PD

September 8, 2014

May you Rest in Peace Brother..........Blessed are the Peacemakers.

Kent Graham, Chief of Police
Timpson Police Department, Timpson Texas

September 8, 2014

We have the watch from here Brother. May God Bless your family and friends.

Officer A. OROZCO

September 8, 2014

Rest in Peace Patrolman Schultz. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go to your family, co-workers, and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

September 8, 2014

RIP Brother

Deputy Anita Price
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, San Antonio, Texas

September 8, 2014

May you ride into heaven on the wings of angels Nick. To my former brothers and sisters of the Merrillville Police Department; my heart aches for your loss and the pain of losing one of your own. I will be praying for Nick, his family, and all that have been touched by this tragedy. God Bless.

Robert Rees
Merrillville Police Dept (former P302)

September 8, 2014



September 8, 2014

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and loved ones of Officer Schultz. May your happy memories bring you some peace through this difficult time.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

September 8, 2014

Patrolman Schultz, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. Godspeed as you now patrol the streets of gold.


September 8, 2014

It is with profound sadness that I heard of your most untimely passing.
You sacrificed all to make us safe.
You are gone but you will not be forgotten.
Rest in Peace.

Supervisor John Eagan
Indiana Gaming Commission

September 8, 2014

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
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 awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just 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 unmanly tears.
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 had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
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Chad Miner

September 8, 2014



September 8, 2014

Rest upon the arms of God Officer Schultz. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

September 8, 2014

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo. Ret.
Nassau County Police Dept., NY

September 8, 2014


My heart is filled with great sadness at learning of the lost of your loved one and fellow Officer.
We in the Law Enforcement Community are a family.
Though we may wear different uniforms and have different badges, shields or stars pinned upon our chest.
Our areas of enforcement may vary, we consist of many different agencies from across the nation, for we are:
Municipal Police Officers, Sheriff's Deputies, State Police Investigators, State Highway Patrol Troopers, Conservation Officers, College Campus Police Officers, Correctional Officers and Federals Agents just to name a few.
We patrol small towns, large cities, college campuses, county roads, state highways, state parks and the United States Borders.
Whether active duty or retired, we are one family, a Law Enforcement Family, brothers and sisters bonded together by HONOR, SERVICE and PRIDE.
Daily we honor our fallen brothers and sisters never forgetting their sacrifice.
Daily our position is clear that we will SERVE and PROTECT our communities without faltering and with no hesitation.
Daily we show pride in our chosen profession LAW ENFORCEMENT, for we willing walk the line of GOOD over EVIL facing the unknown with COURAGE keeping our trust and faith in GOD.
We know that evil roam these streets and at any moment in the course of performing our duties the ultimate sacrifice might be required of us in the service to our community, for Law Enforcement is not a job but a calling and only a few will make the decision to commit to that calling to serve for some will give all that they have.
You did not die in vain
You sacrificed your life in the service to the citizens of Merrillville in the State of Indiana with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION.
I'm proud to have worn the uniform of a Law Enforcement Officer like you did.
I'm proud to have pinned the badge upon my chest like you did.
I'm proud to have SERVED and PROTECTED my community as you did.
I'm proud to call you my BROTHER!
I commend you my fallen brother for making the ultimate sacrifice in the performance of your duty.
For you left us doing what you chose to do.
Performing a job you were trained to do.
Upholding the oath you swore to do.
Most importantly, doing what you loved to do........SERVING
and PROTECTING your community with HONOR and PRIDE making a better and safer place for us all.
Officer Schultz status............Officer Schultz status............
Officer Schultz status................Attention All Units.............
..............Merrillville Police Department,Patrolman II Nickolaus Schultz I.D.#365 having served the citizens of Merrillville in the State of Indiana with HONOR, PRIDE and DISTINCTION is now 10-42.
Rest in Peace my fallen Brother, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN!!

Senior Master Investigator Cardell L. Dobbins #188 (Ret.)
Illinois Secretary of State Department of Police District 01, Region 01

September 8, 2014

RIP dear brother. May the Lord Bless and Keep your family during this time of grief.

Deputy Chief (RET) Dennis Wooten
Huntsville Police Department, AL

September 8, 2014

A tragic loss, Officer Schultz you gave the Ultimate Sacrifice to your Community. May God watch over his family, friends and members of the Merrillville Indiana Police Department. R.I.P. Brother

Detective Patrick Tracy
Purdue University Police Department

September 8, 2014

God Bless You, Your Family, and Friends. May we all be assured that you will be watching over each of us as we continue the fight. From one Offensive lineman to another, We will miss you brother.

Det M.Griebel
Will County Sheriff's Police

September 8, 2014

Sorry for the loss of Patrolman Schultz's life. When this happens, it affects all of us. I hope his loved ones and your department recovers well from the loss. God be
with you all.

Ann Benefield
Retired - Bossier City PD - B.C. LA

September 8, 2014

Rest in peace brother. We'll take it from here.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie, WY Police Department

September 8, 2014

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Merrillville Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!


September 8, 2014

Rest in Peace Patrolman Schultz. May our Heavenly Father watch over your family, friends and coworkers during this difficult time and always. Thank you for your service.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Dept.

September 8, 2014

RIP brother. Such a young law enforcement officer...duty and service, what we do! Thank you.

SSA, Rod Trip (retired)

September 8, 2014

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