Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer David Joseph Nelson

Bakersfield Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, June 26, 2015

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Reflections for Police Officer David Joseph Nelson

California State Park Police (Rangers) send heartfelt condolences for this tragic loss to his family and fellow officers. May his family find comfort in the way he lived his life, a life of service and sacrifice for this community, this state and the nation. Blessed are the peacemakers.

Supervising Ranger Yvonne Heuston
California State Parks, Hungery Valley SVRA

June 30, 2015

To the family of Police Officer David Nelson, friends, Chief of Police Greg Williamson and the Bakersfield Police Department.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort and hold you close now and always. John 15:13 / Matthew 5:9

Patrolman / A.S. Batson
Cherry Hospital Police Department Goldsboro, NC

June 30, 2015

Rest in peace my brother of blue.

Officer J. Rhodes
Maize Police Department, Kansas

June 30, 2015

Rest easy Brother, for you are with the Lord....

Deputy R.A. Swancott #1147
Jasper County, GA Sheriff's Office

June 30, 2015

Rest easy Brother for you are with the Lord.....

Deputy Rick Swancott
Jasper County, GA Sheriff's Office

June 30, 2015

You were a good good man David and I am blessed to have had you in my life. You were a good officer and served the community honestly. You had an old soul and were were a shining light in times of darkness. I will miss you more than you would know. I'm sorry I never got to say goodbye to you. I will always miss you.

Officer Ashley Hageman-Turner
Meridian Police Department (former Bakersfield Police Department)

June 30, 2015

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Cpl. M. Davis #2614
Prince George's County Police

June 30, 2015

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B.

June 30, 2015

RIP Officer Nelson. Thank you for your service & sacrifice to LE. Though your life & tour of duty was cut short, you gave it all. May God be with your Family and all LE.

Former Trooper Ken R. Bays
Virginia State Police

June 30, 2015

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 PD, NY

June 30, 2015

RIP Brother.....(Salute)

Retired Master Trooper A. Dezso

June 29, 2015

Oh , my goodness . What a goodlooking kid, so young.
But ,Heroism knows no age.
Tearful condolences are sent to Family, Friends, Department,
Community, & Country.
Thank you David for your unselfish service.
The 9/11 "Purple Heart" Memorial Candles will be lit to Remember David.
A Blue & Red Silk Rose will be laid this 4th at The Vets Memeorial , Downtown Jonesboro, Ar. to Remember The Fallen Warriors, in Blue & Military.
RIP David, 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

June 29, 2015

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

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

June 29, 2015

You will be missed thanks for your service.

Det J. Brow
Dallas PD

June 29, 2015

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer David Joseph Nelson. Another Hero taken too soon. May God comfort you and your family as you go and touch the face of God.
Your honorable service and sacrifice and bravery to the citizens of Bakersfield,California will not be forgotten. God Speed and God Bless. Rest in Peace Sir.

Final Salute

VIPS 750 Jeff Claybern
Alexandria Kentucky Police Department

June 29, 2015

Thank you for your service and we recognize your sacrifice. May your family and members of the Bakersfield Police Department be comforted during this difficult time. Rest in Peace Sir.

Special Agent
Veterans Affairs-OIG CID; TX

June 29, 2015

Rest in eternal peace, Officer Nelson, for we have the watch now. Your family and your brothers and sisters in uniform, our brothers and sisters, too, are in our thoughts and prayers. May they find comfort in remembrances of your dedication and service.

Deputy Warden Patricia Powers
Philadelphia Prison System

June 29, 2015

To the Nelson and Bakersfield Police family my sincere condolences. Everyday when we put on that uniform and walk out through that front door we don't know what the unknown challenges are. Not many people are willing to risk the unknown but Officer Nelson did everyday. Officer Nelson did his best in protecting and safeguarding his community. For that we are grateful. Officer Nelson went beyond to serve and protect. He made the ultimate sacrafice in making this community a safer place for all of us. He is a true hero and will never be forgotten

Officer Al Llanos
Fresno PD Ret.

June 29, 2015



June 29, 2015

Rest in Peace Police Officer David Nelson. Thank you for your service to this country and your community. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and your department at this time.

Chief Reuben C. Black
Barnwell Police Dept., Barnwell, SC

June 29, 2015

May God bless his family and co-workers and May God rest his soul.

Sheriff Greg Taylor
Anderson County Sheriff's Office Texas

June 29, 2015

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (Retired)
Mobile County Child Support Enforcement
Mobile County, Alabama

June 29, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

June 29, 2015

Officer Dave Nelson has been re-assigned from patrol to over watch. Rest well, warrior. You have served our community with pride. We'll take the watch from here.

Andy Hanson
Kern County Sheriff's Office (Ret)

June 29, 2015

R.I.P, blue bro.

Cpl Francesco Salvini
Guardie federali di confine Svizzere

June 29, 2015

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