Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman George S. Nissen

Stone Park Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, March 12, 2015

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Reflections for Patrolman George S. Nissen

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

August 31, 2018

Officer Nissen's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 12-30-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

December 30, 2017

Missing you and your beautiful smile and personality everyday. My heart aches without him in my life. He was truly a loyal and lovable friend til the end.

Dawn Zito
Friend

March 12, 2017

Rest in perpetual peace my brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)
N.Y.P.D.

March 12, 2017

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 the family, friends, and colleagues for Patrolman Nissen find comfort in God's loving promise for those that have fallen asleep in death.

Lem Toatley Dispatcher
Orlando Police

November 25, 2015

Thank you sir for your service and loyalty to LE. God bless you for your dedication and your fight to survive. We pray for your family, family of blue, and your friends. I'm here if anyone would like to contact me. God Bless you all during this difficult time.

Wife of Sgt. Roy Gonzalez,EOW 7-15-2005
Shelley Gonzalez

November 8, 2015

Rest in peace Patrolman Nissen

Officer Joseph Bresette
Galesville Police Department (WI)

November 4, 2015

I am not involved in Law Enforcement but am struck by this officers story. My daddy served in the Air Force for 30 years. As a result of that service, he also was a quadriplegic. I know what this family went through and my heart bleeds for them. My daddy past 2 years after his paralysis.

I thank this officer and pray for his family.

Civilian

October 6, 2015

"Blue Spirited Watch"

Even though the many Law Enforcement Officers from all of our Neighboring Countries around this world have Fallen and Ended their Watch.

Their Devoted Spirits have Risen and are now carrying on their destinies up above in Heaven while awaiting to be rejoined in the distant future by the ones they love.

Richard "Jafa" Oddy ©

Richard "Jafa" Oddy
IPA US (Associate)

August 2, 2015

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Patrolman George Nissen during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May God help heal their aching hearts. Rest in peace, Patrolman Nissen.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

May 24, 2015

Thank you for your service and sacrifice and may you rest in peace.

Dep. Comm. Atty Travis Bird
City of Fredericksburg

May 21, 2015

When we remember you, when we speak your name, you are with us.....Always
Thank you for your heroism. Peace be with your Family, Friends, Community and Stone Park Police Department.
Rest in Peace
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

May 17, 2015

God Bless.

Rest in Peace

Renee Walker
Survivor

May 14, 2015

Rest in peace, brother.

Ofc. Kemper (Ret)
Romeoville PD

May 10, 2015

George: I remember that night like it was yesterday. How just 15 min. before we went down on that call we were laughing and joking about another "fucked up night in Stone Park" and you saying you better get a new pen that there wasn't enough ink in the one you had " for all the paper work and bullshit we were going to have that night". For the times we worked together on the same shift you always had a smile and a good thing to say about everything or anyone. I remember the bar fight assist we responded on in the next town over and how we looked at each other and said "shit were the first ones here, fuck it want to go in," and when we did the whole bar was up for grabs and by the time everyone else got there we had everyone cuffed stuffed and sitting on the floor. Not only were you a good cop but also a great human being. You treated people with respect even those who didn't like that badge you wore. I told myself many times that is how a Police Officer should act like. Not strike back but to try to defuse the situation by talking to the offender and reassure him that its going to work out, as I watched you verbally take all the steam out of that person, it was magical!!!! It would have worked and was working that fateful night in 2005. We had everyone nice and quite and ready to go home even the very large man bare chested shirt off in that 4 degree weather in the parking lot. You even had him calm down as we both stood by him with a hightened alertness not really trusting him completely. I remember when you told him "go home, relax. You can come back tomorrow". I remember that voice from the direction of the over steroided bouncers in a deep slow motion state "He aint better never come back here that motherf----r". I remember looking at each other and then you moving towards the offender as he had already gone into a fit of rage from the commit that was thrown his way. From there on I only remember that the fight was on and that we had are hands full until back up arrived and even then it was crazy. I never saw you go over the hood of the squad and hit your head on the curb I only saw you standing there at the end like the rest of us tired but happy that peace had been restored and subjects were in custody. I remember that back in the station never a complaint from you about anything except lets get er done! I remember the phone call the next afternoon that informed me you were rushed to the hospital, but most of all I remember a couple days later when all were told you were more injured than originaly diagnosed. I remember I never had the chance to tell you how much I respected you as cop and a human being. How your smile and laugh would make other people in the room more at ease and most of all how you have been missed in that squad room since that night. I will tell you now my brother that you have been in my prayers for many years now and it seems that God has answered them and has taken you home, to end your suffering and now once again patrol the heavens trading the badge for wings and to become a guarding angel to us all. I will end with this, your like the brother I never had but will never forget. I will not say good bye but to say see you later in heaven

Richard Sheahan (ret)
Stone Park PD

May 9, 2015

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Ptlm Frank Kapusta
Mohawk Police Department

May 7, 2015

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

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office

May 4, 2015

RIP sir.
Thank you for serving us and our communities Patrolman George S. Nissen. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Respectfully,

G.A.

Civillian Gary Archibald

April 14, 2015

RIP BROTHER. May you be with GOD and may GOD be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

April 12, 2015

Never a day passes that brings the name of one of the brothers I lost my two best uncles my best when I was 10 he was and always will be my hero And like you he passed in the night of dec 1969 of gunshot wounds from his three killers life no parol

Survivor Brian Ferguson
None

April 12, 2015

Thank you for your service Patrolman Nissen. You will never be forgotten. Rest in peace...

Chief Joseph A. Edwards
Columbia Illinois Police Department

April 7, 2015

Rest in peace, hero.

Supporter Jonah Hensley
Proud law enforcement supporter

April 5, 2015

RIP Brother, job well done, Heroes never die. My prayers for you, your family and your agency...

Philip Callas, Detective Retired Secaucus, NJ PD

April 4, 2015

I met George in the Cook County Sheriff's Police Academy (Class 92-1) in 1992 and last saw him a few weeks before he died. George was a tough "cop's cop" who knew his job and loved his family. Thank you for your sacrifice George. We were blessed by knowing you.

Lt. Howard B. Oller
DuPage County Forest Preserve Police

April 3, 2015

I was heartbroken to hear about Georgie! Friend of my youth……..We played high school football together at York Community High School in Elmhurst, Illinois. He was a “TUFF” nose guard and a great person. I knew that he joined the Stone Park PD many years ago and heard of his injury. Officer Nissan will be missed and remembered forever. His father and brother were on the job also. I am morning the loss of a great human being! I’ll never forget you my brother!

Jim Kuchenbecker -Retired Chief
Washington,il. PD (ret. Chief)

April 1, 2015

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