Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Gregg Anthony "Nigel" Benner

Rio Rancho Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Monday, May 25, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer Gregg Anthony "Nigel" Benner

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

Sheriff Ray Foster
Buchanan County Sheriffs Office

June 21, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with family, friends and fellow officers.

Ret. Deputy Sheriff Diana Strickland
Clayton County Sheriff Office Jonesboro Ga

June 21, 2015

Rest in Peace my Brother. We'll continue the journey in your name.

Deputy - R Les Wallace
Union Parish Sheriff's Office

June 20, 2015

Nigel, rest in peace brother. May God bless you and your family.

John Calhoun
MSGT, USAF, Ret

June 19, 2015

My heart breaks to hear of the tragic loso of your beloved husband and father. Our prayers go out to you and your law enforcement family. May you find some peace in knowing that he is a hero and will live on through his kids. Much love is sent your way.

Amy Smith
wife of fallen Reserve Deputy Sonny Smith e.o.w 5/15/15

June 13, 2015

And if according to your plan I am to lose my life,Please bless with your protecting hand my family

Patrolman Lee Leggety
MCPD

June 11, 2015

Rest in peace brother, your sacrifice will never be forgotten......

Det. Sgt. Edward Carlile
Northfield Village PD (OH)

June 10, 2015

Rest in peace brother now you patrol the gates of heaven !

New Mexico State Police Patrolman Jerry
New Mexico State Police

June 7, 2015

Rest in peace brother! Now you patrol the gates of heaven

New Mexico State Police Patrolman Jerry
New Mexico State Police

June 7, 2015

Rest in peace Hero, it is not how you died, it is how you lived. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

Retired Police Offier Bob Lester
Midland, Texas Police Department

June 7, 2015

Nigel, it still doesn't seem real. Please look over us while we honor your legacy by serving the City as you had. I miss you.

Officer W. Burnor
Rio Rancho Police Department

June 7, 2015

Nigel, we will never forget your service and ultimate sacrifice. You were a true American hero who represented everything that is good about our country. It was my honor and privilege to have served with you. Farewell, my brother, until we meet again.

Chief Mike Geier
Rio Rancho Police Department

June 5, 2015

Rest in peace brother... until Valhalla....

J.Thompson
Former RRPD

June 4, 2015

Nigel I'm going to miss you bro, may your sacrifice and memory NEVER fade!!! RIP my brother!

Deputy Ron Buchholz
Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office

June 4, 2015

RIP brother Nigel.

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

Inv. Bevenour, USAF Ret
Gettysburg Police Department

June 4, 2015

just so sad it breaks my heart thank you Officer Benner you truly gave the ultimate sacrifice
prayers for the family and during this hard time that may may find peace somehow RIP

GODSPEED

traci alb,nm
fellow police family

June 4, 2015

I was honored to attend Officer Benner's service today, which was very moving. I have visited the memorial site twice now, once a week ago and again today after the service. Really took me back that it had more than doubled in just a week. Thank you Officer Benner for your service, and thank all law enforcement for putting your life on the line for us each and every day! God bless Julie, his children and his brothers and sisters!!

Kayle Moore, citizen

June 4, 2015

I have, in my various stages of life, had encounters with LEOs...mostly speeding or traffic tickets, a few resulting in a night or two as a guest of the city. However, I have the deepest respect for LEOs...their job is dangerous, but when a citizen needs assistance, be that directions, a call for a friend to come help or to a towing company, the LEOs have always been there. They also respo0nd quickly to those "bump in the night" fears we sometimes encounter.

Officer Benner not only was such an officer, he also served the nation in a career with the US Air Force.

Doing his duty, alone, and with a known career criminal, he was mortally wounded. Renumber this warrior and patriot, nit just today,but every time you see a patrol car or motorcop...and salute them talk to them, pick up the tab for their meal or coffee. We owe these men and women...God bless them and keep them safe.

Dan McCarthy SMSGT, USAF, RET
Retired USAF

June 4, 2015

Rest in peace officer Benner. God bless you and your family. Thank you for your dedication and love for your community.

Alysha

June 4, 2015

Nigel, today's the day. Your brothers and sisters are sending you home and celebrating your life. What a life you lead! I will always cherish our talks about life, motorcycles seeing you almost high side your bike at the track, or going to lunch with the Welshie. I thought I was in a foreign country with all the king's English going around. I will never forget how you treated people, even the people that didn't see eye with you. I will take how you treated people as a guideline how I should treat people, in my professional and private life. You were a police officer for such a short time, but we're an example of how the job should be done day in and day out. You loved Julie like no husband has ever loved a wife, another guideline for us. You were such a great human being and even in death you have touched so many people and a community as a whole! Today is going to be horribly tough for some of us. I will miss you my friend! Until we meet again...goodbye brother!

Officer
Seattle Police Department

June 4, 2015

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and members of the Rio Rancho Police Department. May the LORD give all of you the strength to live each moment. GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU

Retired Police Officer
New Orleans

June 4, 2015

God bless you

Patrolman Douglas Dardzinski
Bedford Hts

June 2, 2015

Rest easy brother. God bless you and your family

Patrolman Douglas Dardzinski
Bedford Hts

June 2, 2015

Rest easy. God bless you and your family

Patrolman Douglas Dardzinski
Bedford Hts

June 2, 2015

Thank you for your service Officer Benner, both in the Military and as a Police Officer. As a resident of Rio Rancho I honor you. I live near your roadside memorial and see it every day, it is so moving and you are very much loved.

Rest in peace, our hero, our friend, our protector.

Nena
Resident of Rio Rancho

June 2, 2015

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