Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Director Carolyn Ann Cross

District of Columbia Department of Corrections, District of Columbia

End of Watch Sunday, September 7, 2014

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Reflections for Deputy Director Carolyn Ann Cross

On this 6th anniversary of your heroic and untimely departure I would like to reiterate what I said in a previous reflection I left for you, rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 7, 2020

RIP Deputy Director Cross; May your soul forever rest peacefully in Heaven. God bless your daughter and your other three beautiful children and husband.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

September 5, 2020

My heartfelt and sincerest thoughts and prayers to your daughter and family enduring this terrible tragedy and to them, I say please know that your mother will never be forgotten by her LE brethren. Deputy Cross, thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 23, 2020

Rest in peace Deputy Director Cross. How heinous and horrible! A District of Columbia heroine forevermore.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 15, 2018

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 11, 2018

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

September 7, 2018

Mom, I Miss You So Much it's been Three Years Now That You Were Taken From Us, There's Not A Day That I Don't Think Of You! You Were An Amazing Mother! I Will Forever Honor Your You! Till We Meet Again Continue To Rest In Paradise!

Gwendolyn Davis

December 15, 2017

Deputy Director Cross,
On today, the third anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the District of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 7, 2017

May you forever rest in perpetual peace my sister. May your family gain strength in this horrific crime that caused the loss of such a dear person.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 7, 2017

Dearest daughter of Deputy Director Carolyn Cross,
How very proud you must be of your mother. As she was so highly accomplished, I believe she will remain an exemplary example and inspiration of our nations finest, especially to women. It amazes me how much she's achieved and overcome throughout her precious life. Our country has lost a lot on the day she was taken. I have three sisters and a nephew who've retired from LEO, and a niece in Texas who will reach hers in two years. These next two years are scarier for us (her family), than the first two and any inbetween. You were so close... It's more than sad and angers me very much that your life was insanely stolen from you and your family. What too many in society don't realize is that, we as a nation have all lost on the day you were taken. Thank you, for your devotion to mankind, and your ultimate sacrifice in providing a safer and just environment for our society. You are forever held in the highest respect and honor for your dedication, courage and selfless service.

Civilian Irisa Hernandez
Family of LEO

September 7, 2016

I am so very proud to have known you and to have worked with you. I was so shocked when I heard what happened to you. I started thinking about how our careers interchanged and crossed paths in Lorton and DCDC. I remember when you were a Sergeant and Lieutenant. Visiting you at Lawrenceville Facility in Virginia and 3 years ago in your office in DC as Deputy Director. I thank you for your service to the District of Columbia and for just knowing you.

Captain William Jernigan
DC Department of Corrections

June 5, 2016

Mom I miss you so much! I'm still amazed to this day of all that you accopmlished because to me you were just my amazing Mother.

I Love You,

Clarissa Davis

April 26, 2016

Deputy Director Cross,
It has taken a year and a half but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the District of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 10, 2016

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 21, 2016

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