Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Special Agent Dennis Patrick McCarthy

United States Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, October 27, 2018

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Reflections for Special Agent Dennis Patrick McCarthy

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Dennis died as a result of an illness he suffered in the line of duty in 2001 during the aftermath of 9/11.

To the McCarthy family, fellow special agents, and all who call Dennis 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. I hope that you continue to receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Special Agent McCarthy gave to his community and the citizens of our country and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 27, 2018. We shall never forget any of our 9/11 heroes and I hope you and your family know that a grateful nation mourned for you. Semper Fi

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

September 10, 2019

Today a mile of my work out was in honor of you. Rest easy brother.

Lance Corporal Thomas Graham
South Carolina Highway Patrol

May 5, 2019

I knew Dennis McCarthy through his loyalty to his brother's memory and his annual memorial run. Dennis McCarthy not only succeeded in erecting a granite monument on Kings Highway Brooklyn to his brother, Eugene McCarthy, a fallen Marine Corps pilot in the first Gulf War as well as a DEA agent, but he also established an annual Memorial Run through Nazareth High School from which both brothers graduated. Now this annual memorial run will honor both brothers. The McCarthy brothers were all about loyalty to this nation through their service. Semper Fidelis.

Peter Sinnott
U.S. Marine Corps 1974, 1976-1985

April 2, 2019

Brother, I did not know you, but I will be riding in the Police Unity Tour this year in your honor to ensure that your sacrifice is never forgotten. God bless you and your family and may you rest in peace.

Special Agent Anthony Alvarez
Homeland Security Investigations NY

March 29, 2019

Mr. McCarthy. It was an honor to know you. Watch over all of your brothers, especially your sincere friend Timmy.


March 26, 2019

Rest In Peace Special Agent McCarthy. I was on duty in MI when I witnessed the second plane hit. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold.

TERRY F. ZECH Ofc (ret)
Department of Veterans Affairs Police Detroit MI

January 15, 2019

Special Agent McCarthy,

May you rest in the arms of our Lord and may he be with your family.

Thank you for your sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 18, 2018

So sorry that you’ve lost your life, but you are a hero to so many people. Thank you for your 31 years of service to protect and defend the citizens of our country that you don’t probably even know but you did it because you’re a warrior. I know God has granted you eternity in heaven, so enjoy it with Jesus and all your family and friends. Thank you so much for Caring.

I’m not in law enforcement
Just a private citizen

November 17, 2018

We will never forget your service and sacrifices. Grateful for your bravery. Rest in peace Hero.

Natalie Anthony

November 15, 2018

Rest in peace Brother.

Lieutenant Arrend Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

November 14, 2018

Rest in Peace Special Agent McCarthy, and thank you for your service to our nation.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protection

November 13, 2018

Rest in Peace Special Agent McCarthy, Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers for your Family both Blood and Blue.

Deputy Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

November 13, 2018

Rest in peace Brother Dennis.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

November 13, 2018

R.I.P. BROTHER Dennis P. McCarthy!!!

Nebraska Police Officer

November 12, 2018

My heart goes out to this officer's friends, family, and department. I hope that everyone can find comfort in Revelation 21:4 "And he (God) 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". One day, we'll be able to welcome back our loved ones that we've lost to death and never have to lose them again. Until then, my sincerest condolences goes out to everyone that knew this brave officer.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

November 12, 2018

Every morning I go to my knees. During that time I pray Psalm 91 over all LEO’s and this prayer also:

“Lord, Be with all law enforcement officers. Keep them safe and free from harm. They are Your soldiers on the front line of the battle against evil. If one should fall this day - wrap their family in your loving arms. Surround them with Your angels, loving family, friends, neighbors and caring people to comfort them. Ease their pain. Help them to mourn well. In Jesus' name and for Your Glory, Amen.”

I know that God sends those angels to watch over our officers, sometimes to protect them and sometimes to whisk our officers into His presence.

Feel His presence as God answers the prayers of many who have fallen to their knees on your behalf. Since the day of my son's death, I have carried every law enforcement officer and their family in my heart.

I have lifted your family to God every morning for over seven years. I pray that Dennis' life and death will bring glory to God.

Trust those prayers. God is with you; He knows and will ease your pain.

Our faith helps us to see beyond the grave.

Pamela Hotsinpiller
Mother of
Deputy United States Marshal
Derek W. Hotsinpiller
EOW 2-16-2011

November 11, 2018

"The Final Inspection"
The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"
The policeman squared his shoulders and said, "No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.
But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.
I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."
Author Unknown

Sergeant Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

November 11, 2018

Very sorry to hear the news... Rest in peace. My thoughts are extended to family, friends and agents.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

November 10, 2018

God bless you, Special Agent Dennis McCarthy, and thank you, for your selfless sacrifice on that tragic day, and over the weeks and years that followed, as well as blessings to all those other men, women, and children, living and passed, who have bravely offered their lives on Tuesday September 11, 2001, to protect their 'brothers and sisters of God'.

another grateful civilian

November 10, 2018

Thank you for your service. RIP.

Sergeant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office

November 9, 2018

My condolences to the family members of Special Agent Dennis P. McCarthy. May his soul forever rest in peace.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

November 9, 2018

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 9, 2018

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Special Agent McCarthy. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Homeland Security Investigations.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

November 9, 2018

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James Waggle

November 9, 2018

McCarthy family and friends may God grant you all with a speedy healing. Spc. Agt. McCarthy thank you for your Dedicated service to your Community and to your Department. Most of all thank you for your Ultimate Sacrifice that you did not even know that you gave on Sept 11,2001. Many of you put others first that day without hesitation and are now paying your dues for your Heroism.

Res.Sgt.Rudy Jones
Cuyahoga Falls Police,Ohio

November 8, 2018

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