Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

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 brother

Deputy Sheriff S1714 Chris Flatness
Cerro Gordo County Sheriffs Office

March 30, 2017

Rest in Peace Brother.

Corporal B.P. Sullivan (Ret)
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

March 30, 2017

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one who’s blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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and may not be duplicated without permission
Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

March 30, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother.

DET. Andreoli-Retired

March 30, 2017

Brother: Rodman,

Today the citizens of Louisville, the State of Kentucky, and the Good citizens of the United States thank you for sacrificing your life in the line of duty. There is no other unselfishness a law enforcement officer can do in life then to lay down your life for your fellow man.

We thank you for your dedicated service
We shed a tear for you.
Our Hearts Bleed for you
We Salute you
We pray for our brothers and Sisters of the LOUISVILLE METRO Police Department

Rest in Peace Brother RODMAN we’ve got it from here……

Retired Vince Iello
Retired NYPD

March 30, 2017

Rest in peace brother. Thoughts are with your family both blue and blood during this difficult time. Thank you Officer Rodman for your years of service and dedication to your community.

Detective Sergeant David Post
Reno County Sheriff's Office Hutchinson, Ks

March 30, 2017


Det Marty Mooney/Retired

March 30, 2017

God bless you Officer Nicholas Rodman for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and to your brothers and sisters of the Louisville Metropolitan Police Department. Rest In Peace Brother, we have the watch now.

Officer Jim Drabos
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

March 30, 2017

RIP Officer Rodman. Praying for you and your loved ones.

Officer C Curione
Rochester Police Department, NY

March 30, 2017

Thank you for your service my brother. Rest in eternal peace and that you may watch over your loving family from above. May your family and coworkers keep your memory alive always.

Lt. Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

March 30, 2017

Rest easy Brother. Prayers and condolences for family, friends and coworkers.

Career Officer (Retired) Victor Agosto
Chesterfield County Police (Va.)

March 30, 2017

May you Rest In Peace and watch over us from above.

Assistant Chief of Police Matthew T. Rus

March 30, 2017

Rest In Peace...

Syracuse Police Dept, NY

March 30, 2017

Rest in peace, Officer Rodman. You deserve your divine reward.

May God comfort your family, friends, and fellow officers at this difficult time. May he shower your children with extra love and protection as they grow.

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

Private Citizen Kathryn Felts
Mother of & Family Member of Law Enforcement

March 30, 2017

Rest in Peace Officer Rodman. May the Lord grant peace to your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time.

Parole Supervisor Howard C. Wykes
Aizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

March 30, 2017

Officer Rodman
Thank you for your service to your community, state and this great nation. I am sure your family is proud of your service as are all of us.

James Lopey, Asst. Sheriff (RET)
Washoe County Sheriff's Office (Reno) and Nevada DPS

March 30, 2017

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Rodman and the Louisville Metro Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Rodman, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

March 30, 2017

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

March 30, 2017

God Bless You For Being There For The Community Sir. God Bless Your Family, Friends, and Coworkers. Rest In Peace Sir!

Officer Ronald Neff
A.P.G. Police Department

March 30, 2017

My condolences to the family and friends of Officer Rodman

Hannah Penn, Law Inforcement Supporter
Friend of Ofc. Eric Wayne Mumaw EOW 2/2/17

March 30, 2017

God bless you and your family. Rest in peace

Kelly Littlefield
LMPD (Retired)

March 30, 2017

May the Lord comfort your family, friends and co-workers at this most difficult time.
Thank you for your service.
Rest in peace.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept.

March 30, 2017

Rest in peace young brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Rodman during this time of tragic and sudden loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders
Seminole County (OK) S.O.

March 30, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and fellow Officers of Officer Nicholas Rodman. Even though I am miles away, states away, your service will never be forgotten. With respect and deep prayers for our Officers everywhere.

Kathy Grimes
Ocean City, MD

March 30, 2017

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Chaplain Douglas J. Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Lodge #187 Mt. Clemens Michigan.

March 30, 2017

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