Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Detective Sergeant Nicholas Pepper

Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, April 2, 2023

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Reflections for Detective Sergeant Nicholas Pepper

I am deeply sorry for the loss of this dedicated officer. I will keep his family and friends in my prayers. God bless.
Lauren Higgins
April 17, 2024

Lauren Higgins

April 17, 2024

This case devastated me. I am thankful for Dt. Sg. Pepper's service in law enforcement for the 24 years he served, and I will keep his family, his friends, and all the others he left behind in my prayers.

Abbie Barber

April 14, 2024

Det. Sgt. Pepper,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the the citizens of Lafourche Parish. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

April 2, 2024

Lord God of unfailing love, to those families in our beloved nation, the United States of America, who are suffering in the wake of the loss of a law enforcement family member, help us to provide support. Allow us to be their rock and fortress in a time of immense pain and uncertainty. Help us to keep them safe and nourished in their time of grief, suffering beside them as we move toward healing and reconciliation. Lord God, in Your compassionate mercy, hear my prayer. In Christ Jesus, Your beloved Son, and by His authority, I pray. Amen.

Holy Scripture References:

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

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

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA, FCPO-USA
The Badge 183 Peacemakers Prayer Ministry
“Honoring America’s Fallen Peace Officers”
Merrimack, NH 03054

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret.)
Nashua NH Police Department (1974-1998)

November 19, 2023

I would like to extend my condolences to the family and friends of Detective Sergeant Nicholas Pepper. I am truly sorry for your loss. The service and sacrifice of Sergeant Pepper will not be forgotten. I am praying for your comfort and peace.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

May 12, 2023

Rest in Peace Detective Sergeant Pepper. Thank you for the Service to your Community.
My Prayers for Comfort and Peace to your Family both Blood and Blue.
Gone but Never Forgotten!!

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

May 9, 2023

My sincere condoncers for the dead loss of detective Pepper. My prayers are for the family and the department who have experienced inmeasurable suffering and loss.


May 7, 2023

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain

Pittsburgh PD

May 7, 2023

Rest in peace Detective Sergeant Pepper. You fought the evil most run from for over 20 years, thank you for your service and dedication to the people of Lafourche Parish. We will never forget you, continued prayers for you and your family sir. We have the watch from here.

Sergeant Laronte D Wesley
Assumption Parish Sheriffs Office

May 5, 2023

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

April 19, 2023

I worked alongside Sgt. Pepper for two years. He was meticulous and thorough with his work. I will miss him and praying for his family.

Probation Officer Brandon Queen
Louisiana Probation and Parole

April 18, 2023

Sergeant Pepper, our world is full of evil people, and yet, for many years, you dedicated your life to protecting others that they may be safe. Our Lord, who sees all and knows all, will reward you abundantly for your courage, dedication and selfless service. My heart breaks for the sorrow that your loved ones are experiencing. May God immerse you and them in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

April 15, 2023

This is so hard, the hardest I have ever had to deal with. My world, heart, and soul is shattered.
I am broken, emotionally, mentally and physically. Nick never went more than a couple of hours without calling or texting me, just because. "I just wanted to hear your voice" "What you're doing for lunch?" "How's your day?" "I miss you" "I love you", so many words spoken that I will never hear from him again. We actually spoke less than an hour from his last breath. He was always worried about us. I have watched our final goodbye/kiss/love you/be careful over and over on the doorbell cam. One sided conversations are all I now have to resort to and they are hard, but I just can't go on with my day, without trying, so many tears, and screams, and nothing changes. I spent half of my life with him by my side, being my protector, provider, soul mate, best friend, the list goes on. I know he was a friend to many and never turned his back to help, he would have given the shirt off of his back, gift cards for vacations, talks, and so much more and I loved that about him, but he was ours first and foremost. The grief brings me to my knees and I pray, I wake up with my heart racing, shaking, realizing he really is gone and all I want to do is go back to sleep. There's just no words to describe it. Please keep our kids in your prayers. They are being strong and so worried about me, but my momma heart knows better.
His Wife forever and always.

Investigator Christie Pepper
Lafourche parish sheriff DA

April 14, 2023

Blessed are the peacemakers..

Sergeant Doug Galluccio
City of Goose Creek Police Department

April 11, 2023

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

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

April 11, 2023

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

Frank Spears Chaplain
Blue Knights NC II

April 10, 2023

Your watch has ended. Be at peace brother. We have it from here.

Deputy Shawn Wassermann
Jefferson Parish Constable Office- 1st Justice Court

April 10, 2023

Requiescat in Paces

Sergean Mike O'Connor
Branford CT PD

April 10, 2023

Dear Family, Friends, and Colleagues of Detective Sergeant Nick Pepper,

I am incredibly saddened to hear of the news of Detective Sergeant Nick Pepper's passing. It is difficult to express the loss that the community and the law enforcement industry is feeling at this time.

Detective Sergeant Nick Pepper was a true hero, who dedicated his life to helping those in need and to serving and protecting his community. His willingness to put his life on the line to protect others is something that will never be forgotten.

The loss of Detective Sergeant Nick Pepper is a tremendous tragedy, and I want to express my deepest condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. I hope that you will find comfort in knowing that he will always be remembered as a remarkable man and an outstanding law enforcement officer.

Please know that you are not alone during this difficult time. The entire community is sending you their love, thoughts, and prayers. We are here to support you in any way we can.

May Detective Sergeant Nick Pepper rest in peace, and may his legacy continue to inspire us all.

Thibodaux Louisiana citizen.


April 10, 2023

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Sergeant Pepper. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Lafourche Parrish Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

April 10, 2023

I don't like writing these kinds of poems, I have been fighting this all week and I have cried every night since I heard of your loss thinking of your family and your dedication. I pray I do your family justice and you as well in my way as I pay my respect with my gift from God.

For you Pepper,

Thank you for your service and I am so sorry to here about what happened, your loss
It seems what has become my biggest fight, being road safety, has become your cross
You didn't have to be there, you could have been at home instead of fighting the dark
But that wasn't your style, you would always go that extra mile, to do beyond your part

The morning after I heard, my youngest son and I driving to work, red's the light
Sits an officer on a tailgate, his head down, his feelings they weren't so bright
I said thank you for your service, and I'm sorry for your loss, I spoke of you
It touched his heart he needed a lift, it was easy to see that his sorrow was blue

I spoke to another officer, she was on shift that night she said
You made such an impact on others, in all the memorials I've read
But talking to these officers I can really feel their hearts, I see how much they care
I pray God gives them the strength to carry this burden they bare

Dear Heavenly Father, give strength Father to Christie, help her when she feels all alone
Let her feel Nick God, let his presence always be near her and make her strong
Give her peace at night and Patience, Gracie, and Nicholas Jr. to sleep well
Father help Nicholas Jr stand tall on the night when high school rings it's last bell

Comfort this family please, let them feel your love as you take an angel home
Give them the feelings that Heaven's love, can be felt in every room
May they be proud of such a hero, a daddy, a husband, a brother, nephew, cousin, a grand and son
Father please heal this void left in all the loved ones and friends, for who he is and all he's done

To hear it from your boss, he had such high praise for you , always working it didn't matter a holiday
Dedicated and a smart thinker and hard driven, you weren't the normal, you was a regular Joe Friday
No one had a bad word to say about you, that shows your quality as a man
It's not always how you walk, it has to start in how you stand

Thank you sir once again for your service, I pray I've done you well with these words of choice
I am impressed with you and your career, your hard work and dedication is your voice
I had to write my respect for you it's the least I can do this poem, my letter
All I can say Nick without ever meeting you my friend, I have tasted the salt of my tears for you Pepper

By danny boy bourg
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April 9th, 2023

Danny Boy Bourg
Lafourche parish citizen that loves my parish and it's public ser

April 9, 2023

I am sad to learn of the passing of a Brother and Hero in Detective Sergeant Nicholas Pepper. 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 Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana.

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

April 8, 2023

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

April 6, 2023

Rest In Peace…

Retired Detective Ed Falkowski
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

April 6, 2023

RIP 8463.

Scott B. Benedict
California Highway Patrol

April 5, 2023

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