Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Nicholas Scott Galinger

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, February 24, 2019

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Reflections for Police Officer Nicholas Scott Galinger

Rest in Peace My Brother.

Trooper Judd Whitfield
Georgia State Patrol

March 8, 2019

Our prayers will continue to be with your family and fellow officers. Though the badges may be different we are all one big family of blue.

Dep. D. J. Sons
Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, TN

March 7, 2019

Rest in Peace Officer Galinger. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Parole Supervisor Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

March 7, 2019

Officer Galinger, you were a hero in the truest sense of the word, and for your selfless dedication to your bravery, your reward in heaven will be abundant. May our Lord immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

I'm a civilian who cares & appreciates the dedicated and unselfish service rendered by our police officers. I pray for them everyday, living or dead.

March 6, 2019

Officer Galinger, you may have been just getting started with your Blue Family, but you were very much a part of us and will be missed. They worked very hard to bring your killer to justice! I am so sorry for your loss not only to the people of your Department and community; but to your son, daughter and your whole family. I am sure you are sorely missed by all. Watch over them from above now and Rest in Peace brave Sir!

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

March 6, 2019

Our prayers are with Officer Galinger's family, co-workers and friends in the coming days. May the Lord bless each of you with HIS strength and comfor

Chaplain Jim Brackeen
Richmond Hill Police Department

March 5, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Officer Galinger and the Chattanooga Police Department. God Bless All Law Enforcement. R.I.P. Brother.

Lieutenant Fred Parker
Putnam County Sheriff's Office
Putnam County, Tennessee

March 5, 2019

Thank you for your service, sad to see after only a month.

N/A Noah Parton

March 3, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
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Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

March 3, 2019

May God rest your Soul my Brother. Prayers for the family and friends of Ofc. Galinger. Godspeed!

Bobby White,
Deputy Sheriff/Special Agent (retired)
Monterey County California Sheriff's Department/Federal Aviation Administration

March 3, 2019

Godspeed Brother.

Patrolman Robert Vojtko
Kingston Township Police Department 5111

March 2, 2019

Rest in Peace, my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

March 2, 2019

Your family and agency are in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you for your service to our state! May you Rest In Peace.

Dispatcher Hunter Morrell
Sullivan County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office

March 1, 2019

The men & women of the Abilene Police Department extend their prayers to the family, friends, and coworkers of Police Officer Nicholas Galinger, following his death. His brief service with his agency cannot possibly be the sum of the service and selflessness he administered over the span of his life. We are grateful for his servant heart and committed principles by which he lived.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department

February 28, 2019

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Chattanooga Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

February 27, 2019

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Sergeant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

February 27, 2019

Rest In Peace, Hero.

Law Enforcement Explorer Joshua Both
Tustin Police Department

February 27, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue.

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Police Department

February 27, 2019

Rest in Peace Officer Galinger. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Parole Supervisor Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

February 27, 2019

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. Even though your service was short sir, you had the constitution to give this profession a go. Not many have your courage. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Galinger during this time of tragic and sudden loss.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God. Matt 5:9
Deputy Donnie Meaders (Retired)
Okfuskee County (OK) Sheriff's Office

February 26, 2019

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden

February 26, 2019

Thank you Officer Galinger for your dedication and for paying the ultimate price for the fine folks in the great state of Tennessee. You are a true American Hero !!!! My thought and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

February 26, 2019

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. AMEN

Police Officer Ryan Lay
Cincinnati Police Department

February 26, 2019

Thank you for your sacrifice officer, may you rest in peace.

Explorer Cam Fitzpatrick
Elbert County OEM/EOC

February 26, 2019

On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Officer Nicholas Galinger. Please know we are eternally grateful for Nicholas’ service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Officer Galinger, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Blue Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the Chattanooga Police Department, for Nicholas’ partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent Folded Flag Necklaces engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Officer Nicholas Galinger’s family.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired

Jerry M. Rhodes
Detective, Dallas Police Department Retired
Law Enforcement Outreach

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department
POINT 27- a Law Enforcement Liaison

February 26, 2019

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