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Police Officer Nathan James Lyday

Ogden Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Thursday, May 28, 2020

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Reflections for Police Officer Nathan James Lyday

Thank you Officer Lyday for your hard work and dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Utah. You are a true American HERO. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. May you forever rest in peace, my brother.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

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

July 4, 2020

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, agencies during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“The peacemakers are blessed, for they will be called sons [children] of God.” [Matthew 5:9 HCSB];

“Those who mourn are blessed, for they will be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4 HCSB], and;

“No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13 HCSB]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, CIMT, NCCA
Ordained/Licensed/Certified Independent Ecumenical Clergy / Chaplain
Ministry: Law Enforcement Chaplaincy
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS
Nashua NH and Merrimack NH Police Departments

July 1, 2020

On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Nathan James Lyday and the extended law enforcement family of the Ogden Police Department, Utah.


End of Watch Wednesday, May 28, 2020.


Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

June 17, 2020

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.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

June 16, 2020

To the family of Police Officer Nathan James Lyday, friends, Chief of Police Steven R. Watt and the Ogden Police Department.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18
"My flesh and heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever." Psalm 73:26

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

June 15, 2020

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

Retired Fire Lieutenantm Frank J Corasa
Baltimore City Fire Department

June 14, 2020

RIP Brother, we will take it from here.

Deputy Marshal S. Lund
Log Lane Village Marshal’s Office

June 13, 2020

To the family of Police Officer Nathan James Lyday, friends, Chief of Police Steven R. Watt and the Ogden Police Department.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God, and He will lift you up in due time. Casting all your care upon Him for He cares for you." I Peter 5:6 & 7

Patrolman A.S. Batson
CH / OB PD
Goldsboro, NC

June 10, 2020

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

June 7, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Lyday. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

Cpl. Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

June 7, 2020

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Lyday. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Ogden Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

June 5, 2020

Thank you for your service. We'll take the watch from here.

Officer Squire
South Jordan PD

June 5, 2020

It was an honor to have watched over you! We have the watch from here

Officer # Repp
State

June 4, 2020

Thank you for your service, Sir. May you rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with your family now and the days ahead.

Carla Bringier-Mason
Sister of an NOPD Officer of 28+ years

June 4, 2020

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Police Officer Nathan James Lyday during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Police Officer Nathan James Lyday.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

June 3, 2020

Prayers and condolences.
Rest in peace Officer Nathan James Lyday,

Sgt. Randy Keenan (Ret)
City of Alameda, CA Police Dept.

June 3, 2020

My heart breaks for your loss. We are a law enforcement family of 5. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Nate was truly a hero. God Bless him, his family, friends and fellow officers

Retired Lt. Joseph Hanlin
Atlantic City Police Dept.

June 3, 2020

Rest in Peace Officer Lyday, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten.

TERRY ZECH, OFC(RET)
DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS POLICE DEPARTMENT DETROIT MICHIGAN

June 3, 2020

My deepest condolences go out to Officer Lyday's family, friends and co-workers at Ogden Police Department during this difficult time.
Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.
Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE Officer Lyday.

Officer Janet Sanchez
F.O.P member Yuma Lodge #24
Yuma Police Department

June 3, 2020

Thank you for your service. Prayers for your Family and Department.

Sergeant Monica Veney
Baltimore Police Department

June 2, 2020

Senseless killing of a 24 yr old police officer. Prime of his life. Nobody hears about this with all the stuff going on but I just want to say that Nate and all like him are appreciated more than ever in this crazy world. RIP

I am a civilian. I support our police. They get no appreciation in these days. I want to financially help his wife.

June 2, 2020

So sad 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

June 2, 2020

God Bless Hero Nate Lyday, God bless his wife, his extended family and friends.

NJD
PA Police Officer/State Inv Ret

June 2, 2020

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Nate Lyday, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our prayers and thoughts to the Utah Adult Probation and Parole Agent who was wounded for a safe and speedy recovery.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

June 2, 2020

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

June 2, 2020

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