Officer Duain S. Cross

Officer Duain S. Cross

Paris Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 20, 1920

Duain S. Cross

Officer Cross was shot and killed by a mentally ill man who had just shot and killed a man. When Officer Cross and his partner arrived at the scene the suspect shot Officer Cross with a shotgun. Officer Cross's partner shot and killed the suspect. Officer Cross was taken to the hospital where he died the next day from his wounds.
Officer Cross was a World War I veteran and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, July 19, 1920
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed by officers

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Rest in Peace Police Officer Duain S. Cross. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice.

I Pray for Peace for your Family. Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever pursue your murderer. cMay he burn forever in the lake of fire.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 20, 2016

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