David Jonathon Nieves

November 15, 1969 - February 1, 2022

11/15/1969 - 02/01/2022

Past Services

Visitation
Sunday February 06, 2022
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel
5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 422-4000 | Directions
Service
Monday February 07, 2022
11:00 am
Rock Church
640 Kempsville Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
757 495-5200 | Directions

David Jonathon Nieves, 52 passed away while surrounded by his family on February 1, 2022. David was born to Paul Neives and Daisy Irrizary in Bridgeport, Connecticut on November 15, 1969.
Virginia Beach Master Police Officer and retired Navy veteran, David Nieves was more than a badge or a uniform. He was a friend to the community he served. He had a passion for helping people and to making our community safe. He has been awarded with over 30 letters of Appreciation, 9 Department Class Act Awards, Department’s Public Service Medal, Humanitarian Ribbon, Special Commendation and Medal of Merit. Officer Nieves also started the Hispanic Citizens Police Academy, the Hispanic empowerment and resource team or H.E.A.R.T. And many other community programs that changed lives in his. community. He was loved by many and will be missed deeply.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife, Monica Nieves; sons, Matthew Nieves & his wife Ashleigh and Emmaus Nieves; grandson, Canaan Nieves; parents, Paul Nieves and Daisy Irrizary ; brother, Paul Nieves; sister, Daisy Nieves; many more extended family members and friends.
A visitation for David will take place on Sunday, February 6 at Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel (5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23462) from 2:00pm until 6:00pm. His funeral service will take place the following day, Monday, February 7 at Rock Church (640 Kempsville Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464) at 11:00am.

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Caroline Oliver
4 months ago

MPO Nieves graciously visited our neighborhood several times to share tips about safety and protection issues. He delivered the message with passion and pride in the services of the police but shared that we are all responsible in keeping our neighborhood safe. His stories had a balance of caution and humor and we appreciated his time to meet with us. I’m so sad to learn of his passing and send my sympathy to his family.

Tamyra Whitehead
4 months ago

My sincere condolences to the family of Off. Nieves. He will be missed. May “GOD” bless, watch & give each of you strength to get thru this most difficult time.

Steven Kennedy
4 months ago

You are greatly missed My Brother! We will do our best to continue your work although we will never be able to fill your shoes! Rest well with our Lord, I’m sure you were called home at such a young age because he needed your talents in Heaven!

Miriam Bryant
4 months ago

Sending love to the Nieves family. It was such a privilege to have been acquainted with David. He led with his heart, his greatest asset. If we all could be just a little more like him, what a wonderful world this would be.

Gloria Rivera
4 months ago

Today David, you are resting in the Lords hands. It wasn’t much the time we spend together but the little moments we shared you made them memorable. My Cousin David was a family person he would visit Puerto Rico and come see his Aunt , my mother ( now together in heaven).
You will always be remembered and loved
Your Cousin, Gloria

Renée Planty
4 months ago

My deepest condolences to the Nieves Family and entire VBP Blue Family. Now David is an Angel in Heaven watching over us. He was a remarkable man. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he Rest In Peace.

Loren Heckelman
4 months ago

My sincere condolences to the family and fellow police officers of MPO David Nieves. I am very saddened by the news of his passing. Officer Nieves spoke to our civic league on several occasions and helped us set up our Neighborhood Watch Program several years ago. He conducted safety and security assessments on several homes in our neighborhood making recommendations to make our properties more secure. He always had a smile and a courteous and helpful approach to everything. A police officer and citizen who cared about his community and neighbors. Virginia Beach will miss him. Thank you for your service and rest in peace.

Carlos
4 months ago

Thank you Brother for you showed us what a Godly man is supposed to be. We know that you are now watching over us as the Angel you always were and are! You are home now

Claudia Suárez
4 months ago

David, although I did not meet you in person, I want to thank you because you made my cousin very happy, and you loved her children very much, that smile that she emanated by your side made us happy to see her like this. Infinite thanks, for that and more God has a place reserved for you in heaven and from there you will be the angel that protects them. Rest in peace and perpetual light shine for you.

Tony Irizarry
4 months ago

Rest in peace cuz. You shined your light so bright and did so much good for your family and community alike. You will be greatly missed. Until we me again.
Cousin Tony
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