Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Sergeant Ernest J. DeCross Age: 40 years old Tour: 12 years Braintree Police End of Watch: Friday, March 1, 1991
Sergeant Ernest DeCross and Lieutenant Gregory Principe were killed in an on duty auto accident while responding to a call.

Sergeant DeCross had served with the agency for 12 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, father and mother.

Remembering …

mlemf-logoOver 340 law enforcement officers have lost their lives while protecting the citizens of the Commonwealth. This encompasses state and local police, federal, sheriff and correction officers.

The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

Our Strength is in their Memories