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Officer Julius Alexander Nielsen

Kenmare Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Sunday, September 18, 1921

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Reflections for Officer Julius Alexander Nielsen

Officer Nielson,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Kenmare. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 18, 2021

Rest in peace always and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 18, 2020

I don't know much about Julius. My father, Dennis Nelson, who passed away on Aug. 24, 2016, told me Julius was his Great Grandfather. Now with all these policemen being senselessy killed, It remined me of my him and how he was killed. I just wanted to write on here to let him know he is not forgotten and I'm sorry I never got to know more about him.

Rest in Peace Great Great Grandfather,
tell my father I love and miss him and give each other a hug from me.

Todd Nelson

Todd Nelson
Great-Great Grandson

October 5, 2016

Julius Nielsen was my great, great grandfather. Does anyone know any more information on this "Charles Welling" that killed him? Our family says that there were some ties to New York/Chicago gangsters...

Great, great granddaughter

October 28, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91rst 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. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

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

September 18, 2012

Your end of watch was so long ago, but never forgotten. My grandfather, a long time Kenmare resident, remembered you and talked of your service to the community. Rest peacefully and God bless you.


September 18, 2012

God bless, and R.I.P.

Sgt. Eric J. Nielsen

May 28, 2009

The North Dakota Peace Officers Association constructed a Peace Officer Memorial which is located on the Capitol Grounds in Bismarck, ND. Prior to dedication of the memorial I researched and located records in the city archives where Charles Welling was arraigned for the murder of Officer Neilson.

Officer Nielson will always be remembered. Ironic but September 18 was the end of his watch, and September 18 was the day I began employment with the department.

Patrolman Curt Olson
Kenmare Police Department

July 21, 2006

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