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

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.

Resident of Rio Rancho

June 2, 2015

For Officer Greg "Nigel" Benner:

The law-officer on patrol is the primary protector of the public. It his he or she that will respond first to the call for help or assistance, and many times alone, and facing impossible odds.
We regret that Nigel would be the next law-officer to be murdered by a thief and a killer.
We pray for Nigel's family, co-workers, friends, and all who care about him. May they be ready to reach-out to his family at this time.
We are proud to render Officer Gregg "Nigel" Benner, a very courageous soldier-of-the-law, a final salute.

Cpl. Ralph D. Fiorenza (Ret.)
Pennsylvania State Police

June 2, 2015

The law enforcement community is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Officer Gregg "Nigel" Benner. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go to the family, friends, and coworkers of Officer Benner. We thank him for his service, may his soul rest in peace.

Zone Five Academy Session 58
New York State Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy

June 2, 2015

Thank you officer Benner. My thoughts and prayers to your family's. Your military family your brothers and sisters in blue. And to yor wife and kids and grandkids. I need to thank you for fighting for my freedom and also for protecting the community of Rio Rancho. I live in a different county in New Mexico. But the hurt goes all over this state and across the country! I am sorry that all of you and your family in blue work so hard and put your safety on the line every day just so our judicial system lets those back out on the streets. He should have never been back on the streets. Sorry for that my friend. God Bless your families. May they receive some peace soon.

Private citizen Tina Sikes
Private citizen

June 2, 2015

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. My condolences to your family, friends and coworkers of the Rio Rancho Police Department. May you rest in peace.

Palm. William F. Shields
Federal Reserve Police/Philadelphia - Retired/Haverford Police

June 1, 2015

Officer Benner,
I am sending my prayers for strength to your department and loved ones. I know as you look down from Above, you are sad when you see your loved ones sad. I imagine that you might say "Do not weep for me but smile for the memories we have created and the love that we have shared. Save your prayers for the people that have never known and may never know such love."

Love transcends all things; time, space and even our passing. We are only truly gone when people cease to remember and speak our name.

With prayers for the greatest strength.
With all respect.
Dear Almighty God.

Civilian Volunteer
Los Angeles Police Department

June 1, 2015

God bless this wife & children who have no Daddy now all because of some scumb bag. YOU WILL BE IN OUR PRAYERS AND HOPE God will GIVE YOU STRENGTH OF CARRY ON & RAISE THOSE CHILDREN TO LOVE THEIR DADDY. \God bless you in a great way.

R/Capt. Wayne Blankinchip
Jacksonville sheriff's office, Jax. FL.

June 1, 2015

Thank you Officer Benner for your service to my beloved town of Rio Rancho. You and all the Officers of the RRPD have made my 12 years of living in this beautiful city a safe and peaceful community. I never knew you but you will forever be in my heart. My we stand together to love and support Mrs. Benner and all of their beautiful children. May God bless and keep our city united more then ever before. You are loved now and forever Officier Benner.

Family member of law enforcement
Resident of Rio Rancho

June 1, 2015

Gregg ” Nigel” Benner thank you for being a true hero! Words cannot express how deeply saddened Alex (RRPD183) and I are for your loss! Our prays go out to Julie and your entire family and the rest of your brothers and sisters in blue! I am truly honored to have met you! Your genuine spirit and contagious smile will forever be in my heart! I am blessed to hear great stories about you from Alex! Alex truly looks up to you! And will forever honor your courageousness; not only while serving our community, but also our country. We lost a true hero, but heaven gained an amazing guardian angel to watch over and protect his family, friends, the department, and the entire community! Your legacy being a heroic officer and serving our community and country will forever live on!!! Thank you for your selfless service! Julie from one officer’s wife to another I am here for you in any way I can be! May God bless you all!
Alex and Briana C.

Officer Alex Cordova's wife Briana Cordo
Rio Rancho PD

June 1, 2015

What a goodlooking kid & a Hero's Heart to boot .
Gregg's a year younger than me ... he reminds me of my baby
brother whose on the same path as the one that shot him ...
No telling how many lives He's saved , by losing his own .
God Bless your Family, Friends, Department, Community, & Coutryman , Gregg, with Comfort, Peace & Justice.
You've done Great" Double Duty" serving as a Warrior against the darkness ...
The "Purple Heart " Candles will be lit , in Our Family's 9/11 Memorial to Remember Gregg .
RIP Gregg, Son of Valor, with Honor.
Gone from Our Arms ... Forever in Our Hearts ...

Ms. Karen Morgan, Psy & LE ,Grad
Eagles Wing Baptist Church, Sisseton, SD

May 31, 2015

Rest in Peace, brother! A Job well done.

Sgt. Ken Erhard, Retired
Las Cruces Police Department, NM

May 31, 2015


Sheriff's Detective Kenneth Seel
San Diego County Sheriff's Department

May 31, 2015

Rest easy brother.

Michigan State Police

May 31, 2015

I was very moved by this officer's murder. I shed a few tears when I read how he died. Indeed a very brave man and a dedicated police officer. I also felt a bitter anger that the dirtbag who had killed officer Benner was out in the street looking for more trouble instead of being behind bars. I can't comprehend how this evil animal got out so soon and was free despite a past conviction. A good cop had to pay with his life.
Rest in peace, officer.

Andrew WA State
A concerned citizen

May 31, 2015

RIP Brother.Thank you & God Bless.

Lt.Robert M.Petty (retired)
North Bergen, N.J.PD.

May 31, 2015

peace to you and your loved ones

jennifer phllips
widow of Sgt Ron Phillips

May 31, 2015

God's peace and speed Officer Benner. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. R.I.P. my Brother in Blue.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.

May 31, 2015

You deserved better, brother Benner. You are a true hero and have earned your place in paradise. Please watch over us as we hold the True Blue Line and cover the watch in your absence. Rest easy, fellow sheepdog.

To Mrs. Benner and the children left behind: Your husband, your father, lived as a hero. I sincerely hope that this memory, and the knowledge that he devoted his life to the service of others can in some way assuage the anguish of your loss and carry you through to better days.

Officer Joseph Walker
Niobrara, Nebraska Police Department

May 31, 2015


Det. Randy Evans
Kansas City Missouri Police Department
Son of Patrolman Robert Wayne Evans
E.O.W 10/14/1971

May 30, 2015

The salvation of the righteous comes from the Lord;
he is their stronghold in time of trouble.
The Lord helps them and delivers them;
he delivers them from the wicked and saves them,
because they take refuge in him.
Psalms 37:39-40
Rest in peace brother.

Sgt. Paul Schanno- Honor Guard Member
State of MN Dept. of Corrections MCF-Stillwater

May 30, 2015

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time.

God bless and protect the Thin Blue Line that protects us all.

Kathryn Felts Family Member of Multiple
Family Member of Law Enforcement Officers

May 30, 2015

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