Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Nathan Williams

Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, January 31, 1993

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Reflections for Officer Nathan Williams

Rest in peace brother. As we observe those have given the ultimate sacrifice here at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial we are thinking of you and your family. God bless you all. We will cover you from here.

Motor Unit

May 13, 2016

Officer Williams your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the City of Jackson and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

January 31, 2016

Nate, was a great guy and would have accomplished so much for his community. I am surprised there isn't a more detailed description of his MURDER right after graduating the police academy. The criminals in his neighborhood killed him to protect their illicit business. They knew Nate was honest and would bring the law into the neighborhood. I played high school basketball with Nate and was in the same police academy class with him. I knew and trusted him as one of the good guys. I have never forgotten him.

Former Officer JPD
3rd team high school basketball white guy

December 6, 2014

Nate:') ,
What a wonderful gift to the world. Born on Christmas Day!!!
God knew exactly why we were so extremely blessed with you!
You were such a joy for all of your nieces and nephews:,)!
Since your transition into HEAVEN. I am so very happy to know
that #1 you are with your biological mother, my aunt. However
you are also enjoying peace with Grandma Ada, Grandpa John,
And other family as well as friends! However, this is hard :,( :'(
to share:(. Our father/your Uncle Joe.Who legally adopted you and your
two brothers for the love of God/ dad Elder Joe Coleman 3/7/2011. Has also transition to be with all of you guys...
My BFF Gina's mom is also there My Mrs. Margaret Miller Thortnon(VETERAN) May 21, 2012:,( . Also a child of God.
All you saints please continue to pray and watch over us...
This world is very different now; I know you all are aware especially father!!!He never missed anything:)...I thank God for sharing you all
and look forward to AN all family reunion:-)!!!!
You all will forever be loved and missed in spirit. But in my heart through
God you all are here in spirit...
Please tell all job well done...
Love all you saints dearly,
Wanda/aka Wonderful to OUR Dad!

Wanda Kay Coleman- Larry
Cousin/ SISTER

May 30, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 19th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 31, 2012

RIP Officer Williams. Thank You for paying the ultimate sacrifice.

Cpl. Andrew McGahey
US Army MP (former JPD)

January 31, 2010


Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

January 22, 2008

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 29, 2007

My thoughts are with your loved ones on this 14th anniversary of your end of watch. You are a true hero and heroes never die. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones and protect them from harm. Thank you for your heroism and dedication to law enforcement. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

January 31, 2007

NEVER forgotten.

Mother, daughter, sister, and granddau. of LEOs

January 13, 2007

It has been 12 yrs, since I was graced by your beautiful presense. We miss you so much, It's still seems unreal that you are gone. i am still puzzule that you took an oath to protect the citizens and they are the ones that took your precious life away from us. I know you are in a better place and constantly patroling in heaven above. We love you dearly.

Crystal Chancellor/sister

March 24, 2005

Officer Williams,
On today, the 12th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Jackson.


January 31, 2005

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