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Police Officer Nicholas Aniceto Rodman

Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Reflections for Police Officer Nicholas Aniceto Rodman

Rest in peace Officer Rodman. I ask Our Heavenly Father to comfort and watch over your family, friends and the Louisville Metro Police Department. Thank you for your dedication and service. God's speed brother.

Chief Jack Cavanaugh
Lee County Port Authority Police Department

April 7, 2017

Rip Brother

Deputy Zak Rodgers
Boone County Sheriffs Dept

April 7, 2017

nick rodman we will always remember what you did keep city safly


April 6, 2017

Prayers for Officer Rodman's family! We lose another Hero! May you Rest In Peace Sir!

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office

April 5, 2017

Thank you for your service RIP


April 5, 2017

Tragedy strikes too often for our comrades who bleed blue.
I am humbled and outraged each and every day when I read yet, another brother or sister has fallen.
To the family, his wife, there are no words that will comfort you now, I know, because when my brother in blue was ran off the road, my partner, there were NO words to comfort or console me. However, to you, your toddler son, and your newborn daughter, trust in this, the brother and sisterhood reaches out much further than just the area you live. You and your children have a huge network and family for life.
Funding for education, college, to assist you as a single parent.
I know right now, everything's ringing out pure tragedy, but use this system as an advantage down the line.
My partner was so young, three year old son, divorced, only a couple things mattered being a Deputy and his boy.
I know this isn't the normal reflection, but, the truth is, on that cold November night, I lost so much more than my partner, my pal, my buddy, my protector, my comrade in arms,being a woman, in this field, for all those years, wasn't easy, but I had some awesome partners over the years, he was one of the best, funny, always smiling, salt of the earth, so my wife already agnostic, made it very easy for me to LOSE MY FAITH. November 23 2006 and I've not been able to find it again, so if you have faith in something, don't let it slip away, bc it's harder than hell to find again.
I'm truly sorry for your loss, and your suffering, I will say that enormous hole over time, starts to get a little smaller.
Depend on your family in blue.

Ret. Det. CCSO (SC) S. P. Halbritter

April 5, 2017

Back in the days, when cities first formed police departments, the poet Walt Whitman wrote, “I dreamed in a dream, I saw a city, invincible, to the attacks, of the whole of the rest of the earth”. As officers work the streets every day, in cities large and small, we know, better than most, that the dream has not yet been realized. But we, as officers pasted and present endeavor to make the dream reality.
WHY THEM AND NOT ME. As a cop, I’ve asked myself that question many times. But, I’ve come to realize that any cop, on any given day can ask themselves that same question. Some questions have no answers.
Men and women who become officers make a choice, a choice to live a life of service. We choose to put ourselves in harm’s way. To be a guardian … to the people, of this great nation. We will never be able to thank the officers who have gone before us. They made the supreme sacrifice. But this we CAN and WILL do. We will REMEMBER THEM ALWAYS. We will remember that as in life, and in death, they embody all, that we as citizens can hope to be. May God bless our fallen brother Officer Nick Rodman and welcome him home.

LT David Love, 607
Ft Knox Police Department

April 5, 2017

Bless your family during this dark time. Gone but not forgotten.

Patrolman Richard Ziegelmeyer
Pearland Police Department

April 5, 2017

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

April 4, 2017

My condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Nicholas Rodman. Losing a loved one is always difficult. Please take comfort in Jesus words found at John 5:28,29 where he said that there would be a resurrection. Just think of the time when you will see your loved ones again, in paradise conditions, here on earth. Once again, my condolences.

Cpl. William Stanback (Retired)
Pennsylvania State Police

April 4, 2017

RIP brother

Lieutenant Ray Waters
Pitt County Sheriff Office, NC

April 4, 2017

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep you all in my prayers. RIP.

Frank J Corasaniti II, Fire Lieutenant
Retired Baltimore Fire Department

April 3, 2017

Rest in peace brother. You are a true hero.

Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County sheriff's office

April 3, 2017

John 15:13 No Greater Love than to lay down his life for others! God Speed Officer Nick Rodman! Your Law Enforcement Family will keep watch on your family until we meet again in heaven!

Sergeant Mike Koenig

April 3, 2017

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Sergeant E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

April 3, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my brother. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

April 3, 2017

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
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Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell WY Police Department

April 3, 2017

My deepest condolences to officer Rodman, his family, friends and department. I thank you for your service and my prayers are that you may Rest In Peace Sir. I certainly feel your pain having lost my son KSP Sgt. David Gibbs (EOW 8-7-15) in a traffic accident. I pray that the Lord will give you strength and comfort in the coming days.

Randy Gibbs

Retired Detective Randy Gibbs
Ky State Police

April 3, 2017

We send our prayers and condolences to the family of Nick Rodman ... his service to the Louisville community will not go unnoticed.
As members of the Lexington Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association, we know the challenges our officers face each day. However, their commitment to the people they protect deserves recognition and respect.

Roger and Betty Coleman
Lexington CPAAA

April 3, 2017

Our deepest condolences goes out to officer Nicholas rodman, his friends, family, and co workers. Thank you for your service and may you Rest In Peace.

Session 62
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Academy

April 3, 2017

We extend our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Officer Rodman. May the grace of God be your strength in the days ahead.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County Michigan Sheriff's Office

April 2, 2017



April 2, 2017

Rest In Peace Officer Rodman, thank you for your service. Thoughts and prayers to your family, friends, and fellow Officers. May God comfort them all especially your wife and children, as they try to deal with their sudden tragic loss.

Mrs. Kimberly Leighton
Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

April 2, 2017

Louisville is crying. We lost a hero. We are so grateful for his service. We will never forget him. Thank you Officer Rodman. Rest In Peace.

Louisville, Kentucky

April 1, 2017

So saddened to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

April 1, 2017

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