Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Nicholas Vella

Huntington Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, February 19, 2022

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Reflections for Police Officer Nicholas Vella

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

February 20, 2022

Rest in peace Officer Vella.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 20, 2022

Heavenly Father, You are Compassionate and Merciful. None of our nation’s law enforcement officers leave home without the fear of not returning at the end of their watch. It is a fear that is lived daily. Unfortunately, the worst does sometimes come to pass, and lives are left shattered. Lord God, bless and keep the hearts and souls of those who have lost loved ones in the line of duty. Wipe away the tears from their eyes. Soothe their pain and bind up their emotional wounds through the wounds of Your beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. In His name, I pray. Amen.

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4]

Chaplain Steven Robert Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA
Ordained / Licensed Independent Christian Clergy for America
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department

February 20, 2022

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

To honor Police Officer Vella, 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 Huntington Beach Police Department in Huntington Beach, California for Nicholas’ partner and fellow officers. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Police Officer Nicholas Vella’s wife.

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.


Respectfully,

Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes #R309
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison
[email protected]
214-908-2617

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

February 20, 2022

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

February 20, 2022

Rest In Peace, Officer Vella. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

February 20, 2022

Rest in Peace!

Ptl B L Waltz (Ret)
Avon Lake PD OH

February 20, 2022

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

BLR
Retired Texas dispatcher

February 20, 2022

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Nicholas Vella and the extended law enforcement family of Huntington Beach Police Department, California.



End of Watch Saturday, February 19, 2022.



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

February 20, 2022

En route to a seemingly "routine call". Nothing in Police work is ever routine. Even the most mundane calls for service have inherent risks. The public needs to know this. This is sad on so many levels. My condolences to the family of officer Vella. Thank you for your self less service to the public Officer Vella. Godspeed.

Officer
Bflo.Ny Pd

February 20, 2022

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Police Officer Nicholas Vella 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 Nicholas Vella.

Gail. M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

February 20, 2022

Rest easy brother. You have served your community well. Prayers to you, your family, and HBPD. You will be carried with me today.

Police Officer Thomas Vollmar
Gwinnett County Police Department

February 20, 2022

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