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Corporal Dana Kevin Cusack

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, March 27, 2010

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Reflections for Corporal Dana Kevin Cusack

“You were my strength when I was weak, you were my voice when I couldn’t speak, you were my eyes when I couldn’t see, you saw the best there was in me, lifted me up when I couldn’t reach, you gave me faith cause you believed.
I’m everything I am, because you loved me.”

Melissa Cusack

March 28, 2019

Never forgotten brother!

Judge Sheridan Lynn (former SC Trooper)
Aiken County, S.C.

March 27, 2019

R.I.P. my brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

March 27, 2019

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 30, 2018

Never forgotten, always remembered!

S/Trp Retired
George D Lloyd
South Carolina Highway Patrol

July 26, 2018

Never forgotten! Prayers to your family

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

March 27, 2018

Rest in peace my brother. Thank you for your service.

Lieutenant Ray Flores (Ret.)

March 27, 2017

CPl Cusack pulled me over within a week of me getting my drivers license in Lake Wylie, SC. He was super professional and gave me a rare break. I interacted with him many times over the next couple years as I worked at the local volunteer rescue squad. He was a great man and is greatly missed.

Officer C. Sipe #2962
El Paso Police Dept, El Paso, TX

September 1, 2015

Wanted to say it was nice reminiscing about memories of you with your buddy Frock today. It's been five years and I still miss you as it happened yesterday. Miss you brother!!!!

Cpl. R.H. Olney
SCHP Troop 4/D

March 27, 2015

Can't believe it's been 5 years! Miss you bud!!!! You'd be glad to know I left Troop 3 in 2011 and I'm back home in Troop 4!!!! Till we meet again!

L/Cpl W.T. McKinney
South Carolina Highway Patrol

March 27, 2015

CPL. D. KEVIN CUSACK MARCH 13, 1965 - MARCH 27, 2010
A Big newspaper editor, sore because he got a speeding ticket,
tries to catch Sherriff Andy Taylor doing wrong.
The prosecuting witness turns out to be a witness for the defense
when Deputy Barney Fife tells the Court, "A good lawman don't go
so much by the book as he does by the heart."
Such seemed to be same with CPL. Kevin Cusack, right from the very start.
While this cop was a stickler for detail, and he didn't cut too much slack
He was fair and honest in his dealings, for this he received much respect back.
He thought the driving age was set too low, even while teaching his own to drive,
In twenty years he witnessed so many accidents, when kids didn't come home alive
His smoke grey cruiser of the Highway Partol glided down the SC 200 back road.
Temporary duty in Lancaster Co. now in the wee hours of the nght he drove.
Rain soaked shoulders, loose gravel, what made the cruiser tires slide?
For whatever reason the car overturned, now our beloved Warrior has died.
We stand around like sheep without a Shepherd, not knowing what to do next.
Just going through motions, memories flood like oceans, Time has slowed to ticks.
Our hearts go out to a mother and three kids, Our beloved one's life and joy,
Soon we will celebrate a life, that we are sure has gone on to glory.
So, what can we do to honor this Warrior, this Trooper who has cared so much for us?
You know all the slogans that makes a safe driver, just think of him as you react.
Drive safely and remember, the Trooper is your friend, a brother of CPL. Kevin CUSACK.

Greatful Citizen, Floyd Ballard
Admirer, Friend

January 30, 2015

The second I read this, I thought about you.

"When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice."
Cherokee Expression
4 years since we've seen you ...but 4 years closer to seeing you again. Love and miss you_


March 30, 2014

Merry Christmas Kevin. Miss you allot Brother

L/Cpl Mike Haynes
SCHP Retired

December 26, 2013

Yesterday was Thanksgiving and it still feels strange not seeing you there. It's been almost 4 years since you've been gone and I think about you a lot. Especially today with everything that's going on. I love and miss you Uncle Kevin!

Kirsten Rogers

November 29, 2013

I sure do miss you alot. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think of you.

Debra Cook

July 23, 2013

Miss You Brother!!!!!!!

Mike Haynes
SCHP Retired

June 12, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 2nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 27, 2012

Rest in peace and may got bless you trooper


March 27, 2012

Tomorrow will be 2 years since you left this Earth. I miss you more than my words could even begin to explain. I'd do anything to have you back here, with me. But I know you're in a better place without any pain. I miss you Daddy. <3

Casey Cusack

March 26, 2012

Kevin, you are missed everyday my friend and your collision sight will have a new look tomorrow. I have to go by there every week and say a few words that I know you hear. Your flag flies high brother, and so does your memory! Cant wait to meet you again one day and share some more laughs. Miss you and Love you Brother!!!

S/Trp G D Lloyd
SCHP Troop 4 Post D/ team mate

May 23, 2011

On behalf of our mother, my sisters, my brother and other Cusack family members...Please know that we deeply appreciate all of the messages, postings and many other deeds of kindness and support offered over the past year. Kevin made friends wherever he went, and it has been a blessing to us for you to share some of your thoughts and experiences with us through this site. Kevin read these postings and would forward messages to me to remember different officers and their families too. We have also seen the love and special relationships he shared with many of his fellow officers and other co-workers through postings here, and those relationships will always mean a lot to us too. Though we still do not understand God's ways, we are comforted by knowing He is still in control, and in Eternity - there will be no more parting. We will keep looking up, and strive to fulfill God's purpose for our lives as we feel Kevin did his best to fulfill his. God bless and keep you all. Romans 12:2

Sheila Cusack Floyd

April 26, 2011


Today a year ago I received the horrible news that I had lost a friend. There is not a day goes by that something does not remind me of you. Kevin you are gone but will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace brother. Until we meet again.

Cpl R.H. Olney SCHP TROOP 4/D

Cpl. R.H. Olney
SCHP / Friend

March 27, 2011

To Cpl. Dana Kevin Cusack, his family and his fellow officers with the South Carolina Highway Patrol:

Our heartfelt thoughts are with you on the anniversary of Cpl. Cusack’s tragic death and we honor him for his valor and sacrifice to the community. Rest in Peace, Cpl. Cusack and thank you for your service.

Wives Behind The Badge, Inc
Members and Staff

March 27, 2011

Your Anniversary is coming to light very soon. I miss you as a friend and as a collegue everyday. God had plans for you and I hope you are enjoying the golden streets of heaven.
Miss You Brother !!!!!!!!!!!!!

District Commander Patrick M. Kiefer
York County Sheriff's Office

March 22, 2011

Cpl. Cusack,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of South Carolina. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



December 12, 2010

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