Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Christopher James Nelson

Edmond Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Leave a Reflection

Reflections for Sergeant Christopher James Nelson

My deepest sympathy and compassion to the family of Sergeant Christopher James Nelson. May Christopher's soul forever rest peacefully in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

July 21, 2022

Rest in Peace Sergeant Christopher James Nelson! Thank you for your 13 years of service with the Edmond Police Department, in Oklahoma. We thank you for your devotion and your sacrifices, and also to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your wife, your daughter, and your son during this terrible tragedy and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to the rest of your family and to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew 5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

July 21, 2022

My deepest sympathies to the Police Officers of the Edmond Police Department and SGT CJ Nelson’s family. I knew him personally and he was an amazing officer and an even better person. He will be missed dearly by us all.

Sgt. Darrel Williams
Shawnee Police Department
Shawnee, OK

July 21, 2022

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Captain E.Kemmer
Nevada State Police

July 21, 2022

Rest easy, Sgt. Nelson & May peace and comfort be imparted to your wife, children, family & brothers & sisters in blue. Thank you for protecting our streets in Oklahoma….you gave all you had and now we mourn over another senseless act that results in loss of life. Forever a hero.

Polly Dotson, Grateful Citizen & Fellow Sojourner in Life
Oklahoma

July 21, 2022

May God keep and comfort your family, friends and fellow officers.

Rob Colwell, retired corporal
Greenville SC Police Dept

July 21, 2022

R.I.P Sergeant CJ Nelson

Brian Molyneaux
Citizen Toronto Canada

July 21, 2022

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

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

July 21, 2022

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (retired)
Mobile County Child Support

July 21, 2022

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

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

July 21, 2022

Rest in Peace Sergeant Nelson.
Thank you for your dedicated Service to your community.
My Sincere Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

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

July 21, 2022

Rest in peace Brother.

Captain A. Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

July 21, 2022

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF SERGEANT NELSON, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF SERGEANT NELSON. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.
GOD BLESS

Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service

July 21, 2022

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Sergeant Christopher James Nelson. I believe our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his Family, Friends, and all Members of the Edmond Police Department, Oklahoma.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

July 21, 2022

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

July 21, 2022

Rest in peace.

J.R.

July 20, 2022

We will remember.

Ms. Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

July 20, 2022

I’m praying for your family and coworkers. Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace.

Maxine, mother of
Deputy Josh Rutherford EOW 5/29/03

July 20, 2022

Deepest sympathy to the family of Sergeant Nelson and to his Brothers and Sisters of the Edmond Police Department, Oklahoma. May GOD give peace, comfort, and understanding to his family, friends, and associates for their loss. RIP Brother.

Chaplain Terry Longacre
Manor Township Police Department (Retired), Lancaster, County, Pennsyl

July 20, 2022

For 24 years as an motor instructor with Northwestern and ax 25 year Motor Retiree it hurts my heart to hear of one officer to go in the line of duty. In today’s world it may not matter to nay sayers, but to us who have walked the walk it hurts.
CJ you were a Motor Man, You lived like all motor officers. Our HONOR!!! Just like motor officers from Texas to New York, Baton Rouge to Florida. Be careful you know how I worry

To all that we have trained. Stay the course.
You are the LINE.

HOLD THE LINE!!!!

CJ you touched my heart!!!!!!

Joe Langenbacker
Northwestern university staff instructor

July 20, 2022

Sgt Nelson you are a true hero! My sincere condolences to you, your family, your police department and staff , your many friends and the Community you Protected and Served

Cp Trudy Schuyler/914-7; Fenwick Island
Fenwick Island DE Police Department

July 20, 2022

As an another born Oklahoman, My thoughts and condolences are extended to the family and brothers/sisters in blue.
"Behold, a servant and hero whom was brave and highly chosen to serve and protect; a beloved man of honor, with whom God is well please. We mourn now, since his servant is at eased, rested into eternal salvation with all spiritual adoration, only if we can believe."
May your soul rest in peace, Sgt.Christopher James Nelson.

Det.Calvin Guy Ret.
Ret.Det. PPD.,SGT.Guad.PD., Special Deputy BIA. MCSO.Deputy/HonorGuard

July 20, 2022

I met Sgt. Nelson when his son played baseball with my grandchild last year. He was a great father and husband.and lived only a few miles from us. It was only a few weeks ago when I spoke with him at a funeral of a former police chief of the EPD.

My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and the staff of the Edmond Police Department. Over my 58-year police career, I’ve known and worked with many of the former officers of this great department in the OKC Metro area. I know this department is devastated by his passing.

CJ was a police officer who was dedicated to his family and his police career. This senseless tragedy should not have happened. May God be with the family during this time of sorrow. He will be greatly missed.

Lt. Jerry Koester, Retired
The Village Police Department

July 20, 2022

Rest in peace hero!

Sergeant (Retired) Ronald Sowell
Lubbock Police Department

July 20, 2022

Rest in Peace Sgt. Nelson. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Nelson Family and the Edmond Police Department.

Cpl. Gary Hughes (Retired)
Passaic County Sheriff's Office New Jersey

July 20, 2022

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.