Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Christopher Kevin James

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, November 25, 2001

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Reflections for Police Officer Christopher Kevin James

On this Thanksgiving Day I’d like to say thank you for your service and also say to your family that your sacrifice and service will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement family.

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

November 25, 2021

Rest in peace and know that your service and heroic sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten your law enforcement brethren.

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

November 25, 2020

Kevin, we are celebrating you and your life on your birthday today! We love and miss you so very much.

Aunt Susie
Aunt

October 1, 2020

I went to school with you at Jefferson Elementary. I talked to your parents today. We reminisced and reflected that this was only a temporary good bye. Looking forward to reuniting in Heaven.

Valerie Vaughan Nance

June 7, 2020

KJ - your memory lives on and I am forever grateful for your kindness when I was just a new recruit. You always said hello and took 2 minutes to ask me about my day. 20+ years in law enforcement and I still reflect on how you treated me and I strive to pay it forward.

R.I.P.
Former DPD

April 27, 2020

Rest in peace Officer James.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 24, 2020

Officer James,
On today, the 17th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dallas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 25, 2018

Officer James:
I met your widow, Lori, this evening in Grapevine. She's a fine lady, and I know she misses you a lot. We only spoke briefly, so I don't know what she's doing with her life, but I can tell she's happy. But, her life is not what she wanted it to be. She enjoyed spending a few minutes talking to an ex-cop.

Richard S Bivins, JD, Major Crimes
Los Angeles County Sheriff

July 16, 2018

We miss you, Kevin.
Another senseless killing of peace officers today.
God rest their souls.
Pray for us.

Aunt Susie

July 8, 2016

Tonight I drink to your memory Brother. The Great State of Texas has delivered justice on your behalf but greater justice will be done on the day of final judgement. As you walk Heaven's beat we remember you.

Sergeant R D Micelli
WCSO

October 14, 2015

KJ you were in my office just days before and we just took a few minutes to talk and laugh. I think of you often. I still have your business card. It is true, you were a shining example for the DPD and just an all around good guy. Tonight you get justice. May God be with your friends and especially your family today.

Rhonda Walker

October 14, 2015

Kevin, I will always cherish the great times we spent together. I smile every time I think of you! You are one of the greatest friends I ever had the privilege to knowing. I will forever miss you Buddy.

Paxton Brown
Friend

October 13, 2015

Kevin, i think of you often. I have watched the execution website every month for 10 years. His time has come. I miss you buddy.

Rob Dennis
Friend

September 29, 2015

Kevin was a dear friend to my family. He went to school and played football with my brother. He was at my family's house quite a bit. He was a super young man, and he always wanted to be a police officer. The last time I saw Kevin was at the hospital. He was visiting my mom. He was like a younger brother. I checked on Licho's execution status every once in awhile. The date is set for Oct. 14th , 2015.
I have carried hate in my heart for the man who took Kevin's life. We had a sermon in church about forgiveness. He explained what forgiveness was and was not. I am writing Mr. Escamilla a letter telling him what kind of person Kevin was. I am also explaining what the sermon was about. There are consequences for our actions, and he is about to get his consequence handed down. I don't know his heart; I know Kevin is in heaven, and we were all the better for knowing him. My heart goes out to his family.

Debbie Psencik

July 27, 2015

Officer James continues to shape my attitude about officers, their families and the collective sacrifices they make for our safety. Interestingly, he has also shaped how I behave as a citizen, friend and father. I never met Officer James yet will never forget him or the sacrifice he made for our society. God Bless.

Private Citizen

July 24, 2015

Occasionally, Officer James worked the crosswalk at the Infomart. If memory serves, maybe 1999 to 2001. In the mornings he would ensure employees who parked underneath Stemmons freeway could safely cross the service road to get into the Infomart. In the afternoon, he worked the Oaklawn side to direct traffic out of the Infomart parking lot. He and I exchanged pleasantries in the morning. He was always courteous, smiling and in a good mood to start the morning. I remember those days and miss them.

Private Citizen

February 20, 2015

Kevin. I think about you often and appreciate your sacrifice more than you know. I pray for those that love you, that they may find peace and I pray for those that fail to appreciate the sacrifices that officers and their families make so that we may pursue our dreams, that they see the light.

Former resident
Parkland, Dallas TX

August 23, 2014

We miss you, Kevin! Just thinking about you and smiling about the moments we shared on this earth. Looking forward to seeing you again.
Love,
Susie

Aunt
Aunt

March 4, 2014

I miss you more every day! I know that youre always looking down on me and smiling. I'm always safe with such an amazing angel. I love you daddy.

Shelby
daughter

December 10, 2013

Dear Kevin, Even though i feel like I talk to you everyday, I just wanted to post something here so that people could see how moch you are missed. You were truely the greateset big brother I could have ever hoped for, even on those 8hr trips in the backseat to see Grandma! I miss you everyday but especially on this day that changed the lives of so many. I love you and my heart still breaks to know that you were taken from us too soon.
Your Little Sister,
Mika

Mika James
sister

November 25, 2013

Officer James was the crossing guard for the Dallas Infomart for a year or two before his death, and although I never spoke in depth with him we always exchanged greetings.

The day of his passing I noticed he wasn't at the crosswalk, which I thought was strange. I read about the circumstances of his death in the paper in our breakroom that day, and was very saddened. My best to his family.

Private citizen

November 19, 2013

Kevin was an awesome officer and friend. I look forward to seeing you again Kevin, in a far better place. I think of you often my friend!

Sgt. James Decker
DPD

June 17, 2013

I am thankful for the laughter you brought to our lives. You are missed.

Cindy
MIL

November 25, 2012

Just thinking about you today Kevin. It is your birthday.
We miss you so very much.

Susie
Aunt

October 1, 2012

KJ, You will NEVER be forgotten. Everyday I walk down the hall at the NW station I see your picture. It saddens me.
It also reminds me of the great memories of working with you in patrol/ICP.
It brings back all the memories of the time we spent off-duty, hunting, lake parties and father daughter ski trip. I will always remember you. God Bless

Sr. Cpl Steve Potrykus
Dallas Police Dept.

January 22, 2012

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