Investigator Lucille Cruz "Lucy" Ross

Investigator Lucille Cruz "Lucy" Ross

Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Friday, October 8, 2004

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Lucille Cruz "Lucy" Ross

Investigator Lucille Ross was killed in an automobile crash while en route to the scene of a suicide on Merritt Island.

Her department van struck the back of a tractor-trailer on I-95, just north of State Road 407.

Investigator Ross had served with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office for five years and had served in law enforcement for 29 years. She had previously served with the Altamonte Springs Police Department, Winter Garden Police Department, Titusville Police Department, Orange County Sheriff's Office, and Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

She is survived by her husband and two sons.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 29 years
  • Badge 81

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I still remember Lucy coming to my class as a guest speaker for years. She was so giving with her expertise and experiences. When the students knew she was coming, it was a full class. No one was absent that day and I even had students from other classes sneaking in to hear her speak.

Pamela Teske
Science Instructor

July 5, 2020

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