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Detective Christopher Cranston

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, July 20, 2019

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Reflections for Detective Christopher Cranston

The men & women of the Abilene Police Dept join so many in recognizing the life of Detective Christopher Cranston. We pause to remember the service offered to those in need. Peace to your family & coworkers as they make their way without your presence.

Beth Reeves, Chaplain
Abilene Police Department, Abilene TX

September 17, 2019

You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

September 17, 2019

Detective Cranston,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

September 16, 2019

On behalf of the Kentucky Peace Officers' Association please accept our condolences on the passing of Detective Cranston. His sacrifice will never be forgotten.

President Chip Nowlin
Kentucky Peace Officers' Association

September 15, 2019

To the family of Detective Christopher Cranston, and friends.
You are lifted up in heart thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you all close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice!
"This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15;12 & 13
" For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

September 12, 2019

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Christopher died as a result of illness resulting from his heroic actions in the aftermath of 9/11.

To the Cranston family, fellow officers, and all who call Christopher 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 that you 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 Detective Cranston gave to his community and the citizens of New York and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on July 20, 2019. We shall never forget our 9/11 heroes.

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

September 9, 2019

To all of you listed below and to those who may come, on behalf of Detective Christopher Cranston’s family, we would like to thank you for your heartfelt condolences. Please be safe out there & know you all are always in my heart & prayers.

Clare Cranston
Wife of Detective Christopher Cranston

September 4, 2019

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Detective Cranston and the New York City Police Department during this time. Thank you, Detective Cranston, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

September 4, 2019

Detective Cranston, for 18 years, you suffered as a result of your selfless and courageous act of heroism, with your loved ones surely hoping you would recover. But it was not meant to be. Our Lord must have wanted to spend that time with you, having conversations with you and loving you. Now it's over. No more pain, no more tears, only peace and joy in the loving arms of our Lord. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

September 4, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.
Rest In Peace Detective Christopher Cranston.
Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, brothers and sisters at New York City Police Department.

Officer Janet Sanchez
Yuma Police Department

September 3, 2019

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Douglas Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

August 30, 2019

Detective Cranston, thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will not be forgotten. Prayers to your family both at home and on the force. God Bless

Karen Perrucci
sister of fallen LEO Gary D Pagano

August 29, 2019

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow co-workers of Detective Christopher Cranston during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Detective Christopher Cranston.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

August 28, 2019

Rest in Peace, good and faithful servant.
God has already reserved a special place
for our protectors.
Please continue your watch over us.

Thank you for your service!
Thank you for your protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

August 28, 2019

On behalf of the Albany Police Academy Session 4 Recruits, we send our condolences to the friends and family of New York City Police Department, Detective Christopher Cranston.

Recruit Kennedy
Albany Police Academy

August 28, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Detective Cranston. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at New York Police Department.

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

August 28, 2019

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Detective, Christopher Cranston, from complications form the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks at the World Trade Center twin towers in New York City. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Detective makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

August 28, 2019

Praying for your family and coworkers. Thank you for your service. Rest In Peace

Mother of Deputy Josh Rutherford EOW 5/29/03

August 27, 2019

Blessed are the PEACEMAKERS for they shall be called SON'S of GOD. Matthew 5:9

Investigator Jimmy Boyd
State of Maryland

August 27, 2019

Rest in peace Detective Cranston!
You will not be forgotten!

Willie Bell Hopewell VA!
Friend Of All Law Enforcement Officers!

August 27, 2019


President Bobby Jenkins
Florida State FOP Lodge

August 27, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

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

August 27, 2019

Detective Cranston, I am sorry you lost your battle with this terrible cancer. Thank you so much for your dedication and your brave service to your city. You are all Heroes from that horrible day! May God Bless your family now as they grieve and learn to live without you here. Rest in Peace now, Brother.

Mary Milam
Sergeant (Ret)
Chicago Police Department

Flowery Branch, GA

August 27, 2019

Heavenly Father,

The following four (4) Law Enforcement Officers died recently of 9/11 Related Illnesses contracted as a direct result of their work in the Line-of-Duty at Ground Zero in New York City during the Post-9/11 Attack Rescue and Recovery efforts where they were exposed to the hazardous cancer causing toxins:

1. Lieutenant Robert Jones, of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department; End of Watch: Saturday, June 15, 2019;
2. Detective Christopher Cranston, of the New York City Police Department; End of Watch: Saturday, July 20, 2019;
3. Police Officer Raymond Harris, of the New York City Police Department; End of Watch: Sunday, August 4, 2019, and;
4. Sergeant Jeffrey Cicora, of the New York State Police; End of Watch: Saturday, August 10, 2019.

May You bless them all and comfort their families and their Law Enforcement Agencies. We thank each and everyone of them for their service and sacrifice during a time of great national tragedy.

Chaplain Steven Robert Closs, DDiv, MSBS, NCCA, NACM
The Steven Robert Closs Prayer Ministries
Merrimack, NH 03054
Appointed Chaplain: Merrimack NH Police Dept. [Since 2014]
Appointed Chaplain: Nashua NH Police Dept. [Since 2018]

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, DD, MSBS, NCCA
Nashua / Merrimack NH Police Departments

August 27, 2019

God Bless you Detective Christopher Cranston , thank you for your service with the New York City Police Department ❤️. Thank you for making the people in the New York City area feel safer. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices. We are so saddened by this terrible news and you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, and all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew 5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

August 27, 2019

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