Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Nathan Daniel Taylor

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, March 13, 2016

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Reflections for Officer Nathan Daniel Taylor

Rest in peace

Mark Mottola

March 13, 2020

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 30, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 13, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. May your loving family and former members of your department gain strength for your great loss.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 13, 2018


Security officer Jeffrey Harrison

May 10, 2017

Ran a hero's 5k in your Honor today Sir. YOU are not forgotten.

Det. Michele Nelson
Riverside County Sheriff's Department, CA

March 13, 2017

Rest in peace.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)

March 13, 2017

Nathan, you were my hero and role model growing up. Thank you for your example and for being the best brother anyone could ask for. Your example and advise were the reasons I chose to follow the calling of law enforcement. I appreciate you always looking out for me. These past several months have been brutal without you. I think about you every day and miss you terribly, more than words can express. You were a shining example to your fellow officers. I've had many approach me and tell me how you affected their outlook on the job, and their attitude towards going the extra mile in serving the people they come in contact with. I've had miraculous encounters with total strangers who have shared amazing stories about how you came to their rescue in a time of distress. You always managed to cast a big shadow while you lived, and have left an even bigger one in your absence. Rest in peace, big brother, until we all meet again on the other side, through the Resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord. I love you.

Officer Stephen Taylor ID#20520
Brother and fellow officer, CHP

December 2, 2016

Rest easy brother.

Explorer Caleb Crow
California Highway Patrol

December 2, 2016



November 13, 2016

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Nathan was killed.

To the Taylor family, fellow officers, and all who call Nathan beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service CHP Officer Taylor gave to his community and the citizens of California, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 13, 2016.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

June 13, 2016

Talking with his father Jeffery K. Taylor, I don't know either of this men. But his father is sadden by the incident but very proud of his son being part of the CHP. Dr. Taylor is proud of his son because of the impact that he had on the people he serves. Officer Nathan Taylor was a people person and always put the safe of people before his own. I can tell by the stories Dr. Taylor shared with me in the 45 minutes we talked on the phone that Officer Taylor was a very good officer, a better man, excellent father and husband. I was told that he served around the city I lived in Compton, CA. Thank you sir for your service. You still touching lives though you no longer with us. Thank you dad for sharing your stories with me. I will pass it on.

Elbert J. Jones Jr.
Friend, VHA Long Beach

April 25, 2016

Im a currently a recruit for the La Verne Police department in the Los Angeles County Sheriffs academy class# 413. My prayers and thought are with your family. Although there are no words I want to thank you for your service.

Recruit Carlos Flores
La Verne Police Department

April 17, 2016

I am so sorry. I have no words that will ease your pain. Just know our brethren and your family are in my prayers. It saddens me. Stay strong. Utilize counseling from the Department. Especially the children. When one of us dies, it impacts an entire generation.
Prayers your way.

Detective Marie Farrell

April 5, 2016

God bless you my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May His healing hand touch your family, friends, and fellow officers. Rest easy my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police

April 3, 2016

Rest in Peace, Officer Nathan Taylor. 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

March 30, 2016


Sergeant Michael Baxter
Williamson County Sheriffs Office

March 27, 2016

Matthew 5. 9“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." Taylor family...In this time of sorrow may you see Gods light on the path ahead. You do not walk alone for he is with you.

Officer / Canine Handler Matthew Miller
California Highway Patrol

March 26, 2016

To the family and friends of Officer Nathan Taylor. At this most difficult time, please know that ALL in Law Enforcement are praying for you. We are a family and your family because we know that on any given day this could be any of us.

Nathan will rest in peace knowing that he changed lives and made a difference doing a job that he clearly loved. As little solace as this may be at this time, his death WILL inspire others.

May God bless you and help you find comfort.

From your family at the Chippewa Falls Police Department
Chippewa Falls, WI

Lt. Brian Micolichek
Chippewa Falls Police Dept.

March 23, 2016

Heaven has a new hero. My deepest condolences to Officer Taylor's family and friends.

P. Benson, Dispatch Supervisor
Amador County Sheriff's Office

March 23, 2016

My heart is broken over what happened to Officer Taylor and I hope the person responsible will be brought to justice. I hope that his family will be comforted to know that many people are praying for them in their loss.

Sue Crooker

March 22, 2016

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Taylor. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at California Highway Patrol.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

March 21, 2016

Nathan, you were a remarkable human being. Your kindness, and love for all people leaves a legacy that will never be forgotten. 27.5 weeks at the academy with you was a blast and was just a peek at the person you were. We have your watch now, and I promise to do all I can to take care of your family. Love you brother.

Officer B Veillette
California Highway Patrol

March 21, 2016

Rest in peace Brother.

Lt. A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

March 20, 2016

Rest in paradise brother.

Deputy Kyle Pflager
Tehama County Sheriff's Office, California

March 20, 2016

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