Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant James Nicholas "Nick" Risner

Sheffield Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, October 2, 2021

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Reflections for Sergeant James Nicholas "Nick" Risner

You saved a lot of lives by not allowing the suspect to get any closer to the WalMart. You are are a true Hero SGT Risner! May you RIP!

El Paso County Sheriff

October 4, 2021

Rest in Peace Brother.

TFC (Retired) Len Widener
Connecticut State Police

October 4, 2021

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

October 4, 2021

R.I.P My Brother.

Sgt. Kevin J. Nielsen (Ret)
South River Police Department

October 4, 2021

Thank you Brother for your Military & your service as a Police Officer. Prayers for your families both, Blood & Blue. Rest in Peace Sir. We will take it from here.

Lorraine Rhodes
Reserve Police Officer / Dispatcher/Jailer
Brookside, AL. Police Dept.

October 4, 2021



October 4, 2021

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

October 4, 2021

It is with great sadness that I heard Sergeant Nick Risner was killed while protecting the citizens. Had it not been for his bravery many people could have been killed. Thank you is just not enough Sergeant Risner. May God watch over your family, Sheffield Police Department, your friends and the many citizens that never met you but morn your death!

Retired William Folsom
Alabama State Troopers

October 4, 2021

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

October 4, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Risner family and the Sheffield Police Department in the recent loss of Officer Nick Risner.

Willene Orr
Sergeant Major, US Army Retired

October 4, 2021

Praying for peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. With deepest sympathy,

Rita Rocker
Deputy Executive Director
Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

October 4, 2021

So sad & tragic, RIP. Well done thou good & faithful servant. May God bless and comfort your family, as well as your brothers & sisters with SPD.

Mike Nixon
High Point, NC Police Dept, Retired

October 4, 2021

Thank you for your service and giving the ultimate sacrifice. My prayers are with your family friends and coworkers that they may be comforted.

Kimberly “Chigger” Hitchcock
Mississippi Patriot Guard Riders

October 4, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

October 4, 2021

An officer stands between the darkness and all good people he or she protects and this is why most of us, will never fully know or see the depths of that darkness. That darkness took Sergeant Rizner from us; the citizenry; our nation; his department, friends and family. I curse this darkness; such senseless evil that would do such a thing. “Vengeance is mine sayeth the Lord.” May the justice of both God and man, be swift and merciless. To all that grieve, may strength be yours at this most difficult time. With all respect and sadness. Dear Almighty God.


October 4, 2021

There are no words to adequately express the effect that the loss of an officer has on their department, their family, or their community. My heartfelt condolences are extended to each and every person affected by Sgt. Risner's death. Rest easy, sir.

Sgt. Patrick Langley
Hot Springs Police Department
Field Operations Bureau

October 4, 2021

Condolences to the family, friends and fellow Officers from Blue Knights NC II

Frank Spears
Blue Knight NC II

October 3, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

October 3, 2021

I have never forgotten a poem that I heard years ago at the funeral of another young officer.
He had been killed while driving his radio car to assist another officer in following a stolen car. I am unsure what the title is or who the author is and so I am unable to give credit to the author but the message is still sad, important, and meaningful:

The silence, now, is deafening
where once his laughter fell.

The beat is empty of the one
who knew its streets so well.

The squad room has a vacancy
no one else can occupy.

And so we stand, salute and grieve
again we say 'good-bye'.

Bruce Waldo, Sergeant, Ret.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

October 3, 2021

Risner family and friends may God grant all of you with a speedy healing. Sgt. Risner thank you for your service to your Country, Community and Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice in the Line of Duty.

Rudy Jones ( Retired )
Former Reserve Sgt Cuyahoga Falls Ohio Police Dept.

October 3, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

October 3, 2021

Rest In Peace, Sgt. Risner. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

October 3, 2021

May Our Lord Have a Special Place in His Heavenly Home for Sergeant Nick Risner of the Sheffield Police Department. Sgt. Risner, is a TRUE HERO. My deepest sympathies go out to his Family, and to his Department.

Retired Chicago Police Officer Michael T
Chicago Police Department, 9th District

October 3, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers of Sergeant Nick Risner. I am so very sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Sergeant Risner to this country and the people of Alabama will not be forgotten.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

October 3, 2021

May Sgt Risner Rest In Eternal Peace. My deepest sympathy to his family and loved ones at this difficult time

Retired Sgt Susan Pinto Tulino
City of Yonkers Police Dept

October 3, 2021

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