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Police Officer Amos Cross | Pensacola Police Department, Florida Pensacola Police Department, Florida

Police Officer

Amos Cross

Pensacola Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Friday, September 12, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 174

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Officer Amos Cross was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance on North D Street. He was shot in the face with a shotgun as he approached the door. The suspect then shot and killed his father.

Officer Cross had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Officer Cross, I did not have the honor of knowing you. I began my career in Law Enforcement the year before you did. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Lt. (Retired) Dory May
Pearl Police Dept.
Pearl, Ms.
September 12, 2014

 

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