Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Skinner Darden

North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, October 12, 2017

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Reflections for Correction Enterprises Manager Veronica Skinner Darden

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

October 12, 2020

Rest in peace Corrections Enterprises Manager Darden.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 2, 2020

I remember well the day this happened. I remember being told by Patricia Parks that Veronica and others had been assaulted. How could I forget? I won't even try. I use her extraordinary and short-lived life to work harder each and every day to put a dent in our NC recidivism rate. It is the least I can do for someone who gave so much for so many. I will forever attempt to make a difference to promote public safety by the administration of a fair and humane system that affords the adjudicated offender reasonable opportunities to develop progressive behavior. I know she did this every day. She is in a better place and this is what truly matters the most. Protecting our communities, staff and inmates should be our greatest concern to prevent this ever happening again.

Michael Lockamy, Reentry
Correction Enterprises

December 31, 2019

I pray that everyone will find comfort in Revelation 21:4, where it says "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." Until we can see all of our loved ones again in Paradise, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 21, 2018

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Veronica was killed.

To the Darden family, fellow officers, and all who call Veronica beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Veronica gave to her community and the citizens of North Carolina and for the supreme sacrifice she and her family made on October 12, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

August 20, 2018

Rest in peace.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

December 5, 2017

So sorry to hear of the loss of this fine officer. May God watch over the Family and Fellow Officers that put their lives on the line for us everyday. We all lose when one of these heroes fall.

D.A.V. CHAPTER 11 Springfield, Missouri Color Guard.
Son of Chief of Police.Deceased
Their watch is over, now they patrol in Heaven.

November 26, 2017

CO Darden thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice during the line of duty.

Reserve Sgt. Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

November 6, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with all family and friends of Officer Darden! May you Rest In Peace Ma’am!

Survivor Melanie Richardson
Lafayette county Arkansas Sheriff's Office

November 4, 2017

Avenue of Fallen
Standing at attention in their class “A“uniforms, badges gleaming and shoes like glass, are your brothers and sisters of Law Enforcement All of whom have previously paid the ultimate price. Today, like many others, they welcome you to this wonderful place.
As you march down the Avenue of the Fallen, all eyes focus on you as if to say “it’s OK, you’re with your eternal partners.”
A salute is followed and a tear can be seen on so many faces.
Welcome, you served well.
Now come join us in the ranks, another is coming home.
Officer Jim Weaver (#11452), Los Angeles Police Department retired

Retired Elected Sheriff, Jim Weaver
Jerome County Sheriff Office, Jerome, Idaho

November 1, 2017

Manager Darden, you knew the day-to-day danger that you are exposing yourself in such a dangerous setting, and you did your duty as required by your job. You have lost your life as a result, much as our Lord Jesus did when He died on the cross. He will not leave you alone, and He will immerse you and the ones you've left behind in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

November 1, 2017

God rest her soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

November 1, 2017

Rest in peace Mrs V. Darden. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. your family and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

November 1, 2017

Dear family, friends and colleagues of Correction Manager Darden: Please accept my deepest condolences for this tragic loss! THANK YOU for your service and sacrifice, Correction Manager Veronica Darden! You will NEVER be forgotten! God Bless You All

- Allie Supporter of Law Enforcement
Wife of Corrections Deputy

October 31, 2017

God bless you and those who continue to protect those within the walls.

Deputy James Alexander
Douglas County Sheriff's Office

October 31, 2017

Rest in Peace, Hero. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. May God wrap His arms around your family and friends. God Bless You....

Noranne Stubbs Lenox - Office Coordinato
Arizona Departmetn of Public Safety

October 31, 2017

Rest in peace Ms. Darden.

Deputy J Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office

October 31, 2017

RIP Officer. Prayers to your blood, love and blue families.

Deputy Sheriff Nebraska 9815 Terri Van H
Rock County Sheriff's Office

October 31, 2017

Rest in peace. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten........

Detective Sergeant Edward Carlile
Northfield Village PD (OH)

October 24, 2017

Our condolences to the family. ❤️

Non-affiliated recruit Leila Hauck

October 23, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called sons of YHWH". Mattityahu 5:9

Rest In Peace, my sister. Thank you for your service. May GOD comfort your family and friends.

Retired Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

October 22, 2017

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

PTLM Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD

October 22, 2017

Rest in peace my sister. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. your family and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety - Division of Prisons.

James J. Scanlon (Retired CPD)
North American SWAT Training Assoc

October 22, 2017

On Behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 2, we would like to send our condolences to the Darden Family and the entire North Carolina Department of Public Safety. Rest in peace Officer Darden.

Albany Police Academy Session 2
City of Albany Police Department

October 20, 2017

Rest in peace Sister! We have the watch from here. May God Bless your Family and Friends.


October 19, 2017

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